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Obituaries from March 2012

Donald J. Main (03/29/12)
Donald J. Main, age 95, of Des Moines, and formerly of Storm Lake, died March 27, 2012 in Des Moines. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, March 31, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will take place Friday, March 30, from 3-8 p.m. with a rosary at 3:30 p.m. and a vigil service at 7 p.m. all at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Victoria Christensen (03/29/12)
Victoria Gutz Christensen, age 93, of Houston, Texas and formerly of Boone, and Storm Lake, died March 23, 2012 in Houston. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 27, at Zion Lutheran Church in rural Storm Lake. Burial was on Tuesday, March 27 in Boone. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Wayne Cole (03/29/12)
Wayne Cole, age 86, of Storm Lake, died March 26, 2012 at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 29, at 11 a.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake with full Military Rites by the AMVETS Post #66. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Patricia Rasmussen (03/29/12)
Patricia Rasmussen, age 79, of Storm Lake, died Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 29, at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Larry Lee Buettner (03/29/12)
Larry Lee Buettner, age 66, of Webb, died March 25, 2012 at his home in Webb. Memorial services will be held Friday, March 30, 2012 at 11 a.m. at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Visitation will take place Thursday, March 29, from 5-8 p.m. at the Sliefert-Smith Funeral Home in Webb. Interment will be at a later date. The Sliefert-Smith Funeral Home in Webb is in charge of the arrangements...
Bertha Maxine Hook (03/28/12)
Bertha Maxine Hook, 91, of Bethany, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 24, 2012 at a hospice center in North Kansas City, Mo. She was born Sept. 12, 1920 in Fonda, the daughter of George Arthur and Bertha Laura (McGeary) Hersom. On Dec. 19, 1948, she married Lee Hook. He preceded her in death on May 18, 1996...
Victor "Vic" Bartels (03/28/12)
Victor "Vic" Bartels, age 95, of Storm Lake, died March 23, 2012 at Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in rural Storm Lake. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Belva Markusen (03/26/12)
Mar. 29, 1923 - Mar. 21, 2012
Alma Jean Landgraf (03/26/12)
Mar. 20, 1930 - Mar. 18, 2012
LaVonne Sadler (03/26/12)
Mar. 7, 1923 - Mar. 20, 2012
Robert White (03/26/12)
Robert White, age 63, of Sioux Rapids, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at his home in Sioux Rapids. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 26, at the First United Church of Sioux Rapids. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Sunday, March 25, at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids, with the family present to greet friends. The Sliefert Funeral Home of Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...
Jeanette Lakowski (03/26/12)
Jeanette A. (Carlson) Lakowski, age 93, of Murrieta, Calif., and formerly of Albert City, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 in Murrieta. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 29, at the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home of Albert City is in charge of the arrangements...
Alma Jean Landgraf (03/23/12)
Alma Jean Landgraf, age 81, of Omaha, Neb. and formerly of Storm Lake, died Sunday, March 18, 2012 at her home in Omaha. Funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 24, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the church cemetery. ...
Lois Moritz (03/23/12)
Lois Moritz of Storm Lake, died Sunday, March 18, 2012 at her home in Storm Lake. Funeral mass was held Wednesday, March 21, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Betty Heschke (03/23/12)
Betty Lucille (Koch) Heschke, age 85, of Fonda, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at Loring Hospital in Sac City. Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 24, at 3:30 p.m. at the Fonda Arts Center in Fonda. Visitation with the family present will take place one hour prior to the service at the Arts Center. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Frieda Costello Rydstrom (03/23/12)
Frieda "Fritz" Costello Rydstrom, age 97, of Ponca City, Okla. and formerly of Storm Lake, died March 14, 2012 in Oklahoma. Funeral services were Tuesday, March 20, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Schleswig Cemetery in Schleswig. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements...
Harry J. Johnson (03/22/12)
Mar. 13, 1929 - Mar. 15, 2012
Charles Agler (03/22/12)
Jan. 3, 1922 - Mar. 16, 2012
Betty L. Heschke (03/22/12)
Betty L. Heschke, age 85, of Fonda, died March 15, 2012 at Loring Hospital in Sac City. Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. at the Fonda Arts Center in Fonda. Visitation with the family present will take place one hour prior to the service at the Arts Center. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Lois Moritz (03/22/12)
Lois Moritz of Storm Lake, died Sunday, March 18, at her home in Storm Lake. Funeral mass will be held Wednesday, March 21, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake. Visitation will take place Tuesday, March 20, from 3-8 p.m. ...
Paul Sheffield (03/20/12)
Dec. 1, 1918 - Mar. 11, 2012
Nancy Mulder (03/20/12)
May 14, 1961 - Mar. 11, 2012
Frieda Rydstrom (03/20/12)
Frieda Costello Rydstrom, age 97, of Ponca City, Okla. and formerly of Storm Lake, died March 14, 2012 in Oklahoma. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 20, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Schleswig Cemetery in Schleswig. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Monday, March 19, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
James Green (03/16/12)
James Green, age 74 of Webb, died on Friday, March 9, 2012 at his home. Memorial graveside services were held on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at the Liberty Cemetery in Greenville. The Warner Funeral Home in Spencer was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.warnerfuneral.com...
Wesley Joe Woodke (03/14/12)
Wesley Joe "Weasel" Woodke, age 51, of Schaller, died March 10, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, March 13, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Schaller. Burial will be in the Schaller Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller is in charge of the arrangements...
Steven Reimers (03/14/12)
Steven Scott Reimers, age 62, of Schaller, died March 5, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Friday, March 9, at the First Presbyterian Church in Schaller. Burial was in the Schaller Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to HDSA (Huntington's Disease Society of America). The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller was in charge of the arrangements...
Marjorie Brandenburg (03/14/12)
Marjorie Brandenburg, age 87, of Storm Lake, died March 3, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 7, at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Magnolia Cemetery in Magnolia. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Janice Kae Yetmar (03/14/12)
Janice Kae Yetmar, 60, of Coon Rapids, Minn., formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away on Friday, March 2 at her home in Coon Rapids. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 8th at 9:45 a.m. in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. at St. Matthews Church in Clare. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery near Clare...
Donna (McCabe) Kelly (03/14/12)
Donna (McCabe) Kelly, age 89, of Colorado Springs, Colo. passed away March 1, 2012 in Colorado Springs after a sudden illness. She was surrounded by friends and family. Graveside services will be held Monday, March 12, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Rodney S. Dickey (03/06/12)
Jan. 9, 1927 - Mar. 1, 2012
Marjorie Brandenburg (03/06/12)
Marjorie Brandenburg, age 87, of Storm Lake, died March 3, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 7, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Visitation will take place Tuesday, March 6, from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Magnolia Cemetery in Magnolia. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Lowell Fields (03/05/12)
Dec. 22, 1944 - Feb. 27, 2012
Beverly Peterson (03/05/12)
Nov. 4, 1931 - Feb. 29, 2012
Martha Schulke (03/05/12)
Sept. 18, 1907 - Mar. 1, 2012
Lorne W. Hahn (03/05/12)
Feb. 18, 1926 - Mar. 1, 2012
Curt Eckerman (03/02/12)
Curt Eckerman, age 58, of Sioux City, and formerly of Holstein, passed away Feb. 25, 2012 in Sioux City as a result of injuries suffered from an accident Nov. 23, 2011. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 1, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Holstein. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Holstein. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Paul DeVolder (03/02/12)
Paul DeVolder, age 87, of Storm Lake, died Feb. 24, 2012 at St. Vincent's Care Center in Bismarck, N.D. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 29, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the St. Mary's Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangement...
Linda Jean Frazier (03/02/12)
Linda Jean Frazier, age 71, of Council Bluffs, formerly of Missouri Valley, passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at the Risen Sun Christian Village in Council Bluffs. Linda was born April 19, 1940 in Council Bluffs, to Fillmore D. and Grayce G. (Glennie) Frazier. After her graduation from High School she attended college and earned her Bachelor's Degree of Arts. She taught band and vocal for twenty years in Iowa Public Schools, retiring in 1993...