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Obituaries from April 2012

Barbara Ann Nelson (04/30/12)
Aug. 10, 1958 - Apr. 23, 2012
M. Penelope Fitzgerald Wilde (04/30/12)
Aug. 29, 1942 - Apr. 23, 2012
Ruby Lorenzen (04/30/12)
Mar. 22, 1929 - Apr. 24, 2012
Beatrice M. Fells (04/30/12)
Sept. 24, 1914 - Apr. 22, 2012
Emmett L. Skov (04/30/12)
Feb. 2, 1919 - Apr. 24, 2012
Steve Richter (04/30/12)
Steve Richter, 59, of Granger, went on his next adventure to meet God Thursday, April 26, 2012, after a valiant battle against cancer. His family will welcome friends for a visitation at McLaren's Resthaven Chapel in West Des Moines, on Monday, April 30, 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at St. Paul Presbyterian in Johnston, on Tuesday, May 1, at 11 a.m. with burial to follow at Lincoln Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Kidney Cancer Association...
Jack Zadow (04/30/12)
Jack Zadow, age 61, of Albert City, died April 26, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral service will be held Monday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of Christ in Alta. Burial will be in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. Visitation will take place Sunday, April 29, from 2-8 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Vanhoy Vangkham (04/30/12)
Vanhoy Vangkham, age 54, of Storm Lake, died April 22, 2012 at his home in Storm Lake. Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 28, at 4 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Anita Meyer (04/30/12)
Anita Meyer, age 87, of Omaha, Neb. and formerly of Fonda, died April 26, 2012 in Omaha. Funeral services will be Monday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Fonda. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Catholic Cemetery in Fonda. Visitation will take place Sunday, April 29, from 6-8 p.m. at the Mahaney Funeral Home in Fonda. The Mahaney Funeral Home in Fonda is in charge of the arrangements...
Edith Pearson (04/24/12)
Edith Pearson, age 103, of Albert City, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Albert City. Funeral services were held Monday, April 23, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Albert City. Burial was in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements...
Ruth Davis Kohrt (04/24/12)
Ruth Davis Kohrt died quietly in her arm chair on April 13, 2012. She was born into the pioneer family of George and Sadie (Merrill) Davis of Webb on Aug. 27, 1921. It wasn't an easy time, but she graduated from Iowa State Teachers College and Augustana College, and went on to a 42-year career in Iowa and Minnesota schools, teaching in settings from one-room schools through town high school...
Dave Emery Nelson (04/24/12)
Dave Emery Nelson, age 80, of Spirit Lake, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. He was born on Aug. 11, 1931, in Lake Mills, to Nels Johannes Nelson and Ida Josephine Holland. Dave graduated from Lake Mills High School in 1949, and St. ...
John Rune Gustafson (04/24/12)
Rune Gustafson, age 87, of Alta, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Sunset Knoll Care & Rehab Center of Aurelia. A funeral service was held on Friday, April 20, at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Alta with the Rev. Don E. Rothweiler officiating. ...
Doris Johnson (04/24/12)
Doris Marie Johnson, daughter of Joel and Emma Jane (Ridgley) Johnson was born on Dec. 21, 1916. Doris, 95, of Wesley Acres in Des Moines, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Funeral services were Friday, April 20, at Iles Funeral Homes-Dunn's Chapel, Des Moines. Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon...
Clifford R. Christensen (04/24/12)
Clifford R. Christensen, age 85, of Alta, died April 18, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 21, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Clifford R. Christensen (04/19/12)
Clifford R. Christensen, age 85, of Alta, died April 18, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 21, at 10:30 a.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will follow in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. ...
Archie Mackay, Jr. (04/19/12)
Memorial services for Archie Mackay, Jr., 84, of Alta, will be Saturday, April 21, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Alta, with Pastor Craig Lee officiating. Immediately following the memorial service there will be Masonic and Eastern Star services at the church before inurnment at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Alta. There will be no visitation. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements. A memorial fund has been established...
Jesi Matthew (04/19/12)
Jesi Matthew, 28, of Seattle, Wash. passed away April 4, 2012 at the University of Washington Medical Center after a short illness. A memorial service was held Saturday, April 14, at St. Mary Magdalene Lutheran Church in Savage, Minn. Jessica Ann harding, the daughter of Patrick and Suzanne Harding was born Sept. 18, 1983 in Chisago City, Minn...
Kenneth Schafer (04/19/12)
Kenneth Schafer was born in 1951 and raised in Storm Lake. He graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1969. Kenneth was living in Denver, Colo. at the time of his death. He is survived by his mother Gladys Schafer of Mount Vernon, Wash. and two sisters, Beverly of Cor-Dalane, Utah and Kendra of Portland, Ore., and one brother of Mount Vernon, Wash. He was preceded in death by his father, Conrad Schafer...
Dale H. Stuhr (04/19/12)
Dale H. Stuhr, 81, of Marcus, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2012 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 18, at the Earnest-Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. Rev. Don Meyer will officiate. Burial was at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Jon B. Reed (04/19/12)
Jon B. Reed, 57, former Humboldt Chief of Police, passed away March 18, 2012 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral Services were held Thursday, March 22 at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt with the Rev. Walden Paige officiating. Interment was in the Oakland Cemetery, Peterson...
Raymond Mueller (04/19/12)
Raymond Mueller, age 98, of Storm Lake, died Jan. 21, 2012 at Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Graveside service will be held Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m. at the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Mary Lou Cook (04/18/12)
Apr. 21, 1934 - Apr. 12, 2012
Alice Endreson (04/13/12)
Alice Grace Endreson, age 98, of Alta, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at the Sunset Knoll Care & Rehab Center of Aurelia. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, April 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Our Saviors Lutheran Church of Rembrandt with the Rev. Mark Youngquist officiating. Burial was in the Little Sioux Valley Cemetery of Rembrandt. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of the arrangements...
John D. Johnson (04/13/12)
John D. Johnson, 66, passed away, Monday, April 9, 2012 at his home in Boone, following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. John is survived by his wife Lynn (Sunstrom); sons Jeff and wife Lauren of Seattle, Wash. and Joe of Boone; granddaughter Dory O'Halloran; as well as niece Lisa Christie; brother-in-law Jon Sunstrom and wife Deb; niece Anna Sunstrom; and nephew Wil Sunstrom...
Pastor Edmund Lichtsinn (04/13/12)
Pastor Edmund Lichtsinn, formerly of Storm Lake and a current resident at Southfield Wellness Community in Webster City, died peacefully Saturday, April 7, 2012. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 12, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Joseph Wolff (04/13/12)
Joseph Wolff, age 75, of Newell, died April 5, 2012 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, April 10, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Newell Cemetery in Newell. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Shirley Hilsabeck (04/13/12)
Funeral services for Shirley Hilsabeck, 78, of Aurelia, will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2012, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 to 8, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
Kirk Tomford (04/10/12)
Kirk Tomford, age 56, of Early, died April 4, 2012 at Loring Hospital in Sac City. Memorial services were held Monday, April 9, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will be at a later date. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Lynn Foster (04/10/12)
Lynn Foster, age 84, of Albert City, died April 5, 2012 at the Pleasant View Home in Albert City. Funeral services were held Monday, April 9, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Albert City. Burial was in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements...
Anne Muriel Thompson (04/10/12)
Anne Muriel Thompson, infant daughter of Keith and Amanda Thompson, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. A private family burial will take place at St. Columbkille Catholic Cemetery in Varina. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Reverend Edmund W. Lichtsinn (04/10/12)
Reverend Edmund W. Lichtsinn, age 89, of Webster City, and formerly of Storm Lake, died Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the Southfield Wellness Community in Webster City. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 12, at 1 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. ...
Harold Brownmiller, Jr. (04/09/12)
Jan. 19, 1932 - Apr. 5, 2012
Geraldine L. Williams (04/09/12)
Mar. 9, 1940 - Apr. 5, 2012
Lynn Foster (04/09/12)
Lynn Foster, age 84, of Albert City, died April 5, 2012 at the Pleasant View Home in Albert City. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 9, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Albert City. Burial will be in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. Visitation will take place Sunday, April 8, from 5-7 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City is in charge of the arrangements...
Joseph Wolff (04/09/12)
Joseph Wolff, age 75, of Newell, died April 5, 2012 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, April 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Newell Cemetery in Newell. ...
Maya Ann Mann (04/09/12)
Maya Ann Mann, the infant daughter of Nathan Mann and Rebekah Petersen of Newell, died April 3, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. A private family burial will take place at the Newell Cemetery in Newell. Maya Ann was the sister of Athena Petersen and the granddaughter of Jeremy and Trisha Hanson of Newell and Ricky and Annette Petersen of Huertle, Wisconsin. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Kirk Tomford (04/09/12)
Kirk Tomford, age 56, of Early, died April 4, 2012 at Loring Hospital in Sac City. Memorial services will be held Monday, April 9, at 2 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will take place Saturday, April 7, from 2-5 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Ralph Welch (04/09/12)
Ralph Welch, age 84, of Storm Lake, died Dec. 29, 2011 in Storm Lake. Memorial service will be held Saturday, April 14, at 1:30 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Harvey Skog (04/05/12)
Harvey Skog, age 92, of Albert City, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 4, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Albert City. Burial was in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements...
Anna Mae Winters (04/03/12)
A funeral service for Anna Mae Winters, 80, of Lake Park, was held Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the United Methodist Church in Lake Park. Burial was at Silver Lake Cemetery. Anna Mae (Godfrey) Winters was born on Feb. 24, 1932 in Washtato William and Edna (Small) Godfrey...
Elsie A. Saathoff (04/03/12)
Elsie A. Saathoff, age 81, of Sioux Rapids, died March 28, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Monday, April 2, at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Burial will be at a later date in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...
Donald J. Main (04/02/12)
May 30, 1916 - Mar. 27, 2012
Darrell John Alderton (04/02/12)
Oct. 14, 1963 - Mar. 25, 2012
James Otto (04/02/12)
Oct. 9, 1944 - Mar. 25, 2012
Karen Kay Stange (04/02/12)
Karen Kay Stange, age 70, of Alta, died March 27, 2012 at North Lake Manor of Storm Lake. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of arrangements. Grandma will be forever loved and in our thoughts...
Elsie A. Saathoff (04/02/12)
Elsie A. Saathoff, age 81, of Sioux Rapids, died March 28, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 2, at 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Visitation with the family present will take place from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church on Monday. Burial will be at a later date in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...