Funeral Arrangements

Monday, February 7, 2005

Wayne W. Armstrong

February 26, 1926 - January 27, 2005

Private family memorial services for Wayne Armstrong were Monday, January 31 at 2 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements. Wayne W. Armstrong, age 78 of Storm Lakedied Thursday, January 27 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge.

Wayne William Armstrong was born on February 26, 1926 to Orville Clinton and Leora (Berkler) Armstrong. He spent his entire life on the family farm in Lincoln township, Buena Vista County. He attended school at Truesdale.

Wayne enjoyed bowling and fishing and spending summers at the cabin in northern Minnesota. He took great pleasure in spending time with his beloved dog, Duke. Wayne also enjoyed spending time at the Senior Center in Storm Lake.

He is survived by one brother, Bob and wife Darlene Armstrong Lullmann, and one sister, Maxine Armstrong Lullmann, all of Storm Lake.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, Orville Clinton and Leora Armstrong; one brother, Merlyn Armstrong; one brother-in-law, Elmer Lullman; one sister-in-law, Esther Armstrong Lussman; and a host of other family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials honoring Wayne be given to the charity of your choice.

Ryan Charles August Hargens

July 14, 1980 - January 30, 2005

Funeral services for Ryan Hargens were 10 a.m. Friday, February 4 at St. Mary's of Nazareth Catholic Church, with burial at Glendale Cemetery.

Ryan Charles August Hargens, 24, formerly of Des Moines, died January 30 in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Ryan was born July 14, 1980 in Des Moines. He was a customer relations representative for Wells Fargo Financial and a respite worker for challenged young people. He was an academic leader and an excellent rugby player.

He is survived by his parents, Roger and Jane Yetter Hargens of Johnston; sisters, Carey (Curt) Verschuure of Urbandale, Amanda, Adelina and Anorrea Hargens, all of Johnston; grandparents, Chuck and Rose Yetter of Adel; uncle and Godparents, Jack (Gayla) Hargens of Denison; uncles, Patrick Yetter of Adel, Ben (Tammy) Yetter and their children, MacKailey and Madison of Des Moines, Louis (Susan) Hargens of Charter Oak, Bill (Jody) Hargens of Council Bluffs, Bob (Lori) Hargens of Des Moines and Dean (Diane) Hargens of Denison; and aunt, Diann (Tom) Mackey of Des Moines.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Eva Hargens and Louie Hargens, Sr.; cousin, Heather Hargens; uncle, Charlie Mike Yetter; and infant brother, Jeremy Hargens.

Memorials may be made to either the Children & Families of Iowa, Big Brother/Big Sister or Beaver Brothers & Sisters at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake.

Hattie Hintz

September 12, 1914 - January 13, 2005

Hattie (Kranick) Hintz, age 90, died on January 13 at the Heritage Club Nursing Center at Greenwood Village, Colo. She was laid to rest on January 21 at Mountain View Gardens in Mesa, Ariz., after services at Eternal Life Lutheran Church.

Hattie was born September 12, 1914 at Elgin, N.D. She attended high school in Elgin and was married to Arthur Hintz on February 7, 1937. In 1945, they moved with their children to Inglewood, Calif., to establish a Lutheran School. In 1949, the family moved to Boyden. After receiving her teaching certificate from Dickenson State Teachers College, she and her husband both taught at St. John's Lutheran School at Boyden.

In 1955, the family moved to Storm Lake. Here Hattie served as the church secretary for St. John's Lutheran Church and assisted her husband in his insurance business. They retired in 1983 and moved to Mesa, Ariz., where they were able to enjoy retirement. They were often visited by friends and family. Mr. Hintz preceded Hattie in death on June 29, 1996. In May of 2001, Hattie moved to Denver to be closer to her immediate family.

Hattie is survived by son Maurice, daughter, Nyla Parks and husband, Andy; four grandchildren, Lynda Daniels and husband Kent, Bryan Hintz and wife Karen, Lisa Parks and Lori Parks; four great grandsons, Travis, Nicholas, and Christian Daniels and Brendan Garrison; four sisters, Ella Haase, Irene Laub, Viola Roth and husband Kenneth and Nita Roll and husband Val; three brothers, Paul Kranick and wife Elizabeth, Edgar Kranick and wife Eileen, Ray Kranick and wife Agnes. She is also mourned by many nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and brother-in-law.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Julianna Kranick; brothers, Arthur Kranick and Herbert Kranick; sisters, Ada Dressler and Elsie Kranick.

Barry Dean Pommerville, Sr.

December 26, 1932 - January 30, 2005

Funeral Services for Barry Dean Pommerville, Sr. were Thursday, February 3 at 10 a.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake with Reverend Duane Queen officiating.

Burial will be at a later date. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.

Barry Dean Pommerville, Sr., age 73, of Storm Lake died on January 30 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.

Barry Dean Pommerville, Sr. was born December 26, 1932, in Carleton, Mich., to William Homer McCoy and Leona (Lewen) Pommerville.

He lived with his grandparents on their farm during his childhood. He attended Carleton Public School and graduated from Hammond Technical High School.

During the Korean War, Barry proudly served his country in the United States Army as a PFC.

On October 2, 1972, Barry was united in marriage to Shirley DeShazo in Yakima, Washington.

Barry enjoyed attending auctions, garage sales, flea markets and collecting old movies. He loved watching these movies, especially his favorite one, Cold Ones.

In his younger years, his nick-name was "Happy" and in his later years, everyone called him "Poppy."

Those left to cherish his memory are his children: Barry Kenneth Pommerville and his wife, Pegann of Newell, Laurie Shiplov and her husband, Walter of Chesterton, Ind., and Brenda Baillie and her husband Rik of Dover, Tenn.; his step-father, Kenneth Pommerville of Hammond, Ind.; step-daughter Betty Brenner and husband David of Allen, Texas; four sisters: Nadean Chavez of Albany, Ill., Sherry Malovich of Hammond, Ind., Mona Rincon of Hammond, Ind., and Kendra Piotrowski of Rolling Meadows, Ill.; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; as well as other extended family members and friends.

Preceding Barry in death are his mother, Leona Pommerville and his wife Shirley.