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Funeral Arrangements

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Fidella "Della" Hobermann

Fidella Hobermann, 85, Des Moines and formerly of Storm Lake, died Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Taylor House in Des Moines.

Funeral Services for Della were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake, with Rev. Steven Schulz officiating. Burial was in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.

Friends who wish to send online condolences to the family or view Fidella's memorial folder online may do so via the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home website: www.fratzkejensen.com

Fidella Elsie Barr, daughter of Russell and Elsie Barr Sr., was born Aug. 4, 1921, in Storm Lake. She lived in northwest Iowa with her parents, four sisters and two brothers. She also lived with the Lee and Bessye Edwards family in Storm Lake until her graduation from high school, and then she worked in Storm Lake.

"Della" and Walter Hobermann were married on Dec. 28, 1941 at St. John Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. They lived in Michigan during the war and returned to Newell to farm. They were members of Zion Lutheran Church in rural Storm Lake until they retired and moved to Storm Lake in 1983. At that time they became members of Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake.

Della was active in church and school activities at Zion, enjoyed sewing, needlework, and also quilting with the Grace group. She and Walter enjoyed traveling together, taking cruises and visiting family around the country.

Della was known for her quiet dignity, and her love for her husband and her daughters, Karaan and Katha.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Karaan (Bill) Vogel, Norwalk; granddaughter Julie (Clint) Stotts, and children Kaley and Rachel, of Tyler, Texas; grandson David (Tina) Vogel and children Chris and Heather, Des Moines; grandson Steven (Shana) Vogel and their children Sajen, Devin and Alexis, Des Moines; brother Everett Barr, Los Lunas, NM; sister Leona (Don) Bettin, Odebolt; sister Marvel (Milton) Rosdail, Storm Lake; sister Lois Farmer, Dover, Ark.; 14 nieces, 11 nephews, and many other cherished relatives and friends.

Fidella was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter; her daughter, Katha; her sister, Ruth Layman; and her brother, Russell Barr Jr.

Dorothy Lois Peterson

Dorothy Peterson, 93, Spencer and formerly of Sioux Rapids, died Thursday, Sept. 21, in St. Luke's Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Funeral Services for Dorothy were held Sunday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids, with Rev. Tonna Parsons officiating. Burial was in Lone Tree Cemetery at Sioux Rapids. The Sliefert Funeral Home of Sioux Rapids was in charge of the arrangements.

Friends who wish to send on-line condolences to the family or who wish to view Dorothy's memorial folder online may do so via the Sliefert Funeral Home website: www.sliefert.com

Dorothy Lois Warme was born Aug. 9, 1913 at a farm home in Washington Township, near Alta, to Eric J and Edith Rosedin (Lindberg) Warme. She was baptized into the Christian faith on Aug. 13, 1913 and confirmed her faith on April 1, 1928 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta. She grew up on a farm north of Alta and graduated from Fairview High School in 1932.

On Nov. 11, 1934, Dorothy was united in marriage to Emmett Peterson at the Methodist Parsonage in Peterson. To this union six children were born: Sandra, Loy, Douglas, Cheryl, Curtis and Gregory.

A loving wife, Dorothy was a partner in her husband's businesses, as well as in his life. A devoted mother, Dorothy was active in her children's lives as they were growing up. When she became a grandmother, and later a great-grandmother she continued that presence as much as possible. From school activities to weddings, she was there, sharing words of wisdom, love and hugs for support.

In her later years, when it became difficult to travel to all of these events, she would enjoy all of her many photo albums and loved to share them with others. Her love for her family will live on always in the hearts of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Dorothy is survived by three sons and their wives: Douglas and Judy Peterson, Okoboji; Curtis and Charlotte Peterson, Galva; and Gregory and Nancy Peterson, Sioux Rapids; three daughters and their husbands: Sandra and Richard "Curly" Morris, Alta; Loy and Charles Roder, Arnolds Park; and Cheryl and Stanley Reynolds, Oakland, Ore.; 18 grandchildren: Desi Suter, Rick, Ron and Roger Morris, Annie Anderson, Deb Allen, Shannon, Shane and Charlie Roder, Angie Van Egan, Julie Ault, Stephanie O'Brien, Michele Lovemark, Kathy Peterson, Kristie Hatch, Greg "Sonny" Peterson, Jr., Carrie Peterson and Marnie Coin and their spouses; 33 great-grandchildren: Monica Mattson; Aaron and Ashley Anderson; Amber Ritcher; Chris and Douglas Allen; Danielle Jackson; Clay, Leah, Katie, Levi, Dana and Tanner Morris; Shane Jr, Skyler, Paden, Shonda, Ryan and Christopher Roder; Logan Geisinger; Trinity and Gaige Van Egan; Elise and Tony Ault; Tad Andreason; Bradley O'Brien; Courtney Lovemark; Chloe and Sophie Peterson; Kyle and Kennedy Hatch; Gregory and Preslie Peterson; three great-great-grandchildren: Kyler Mattson, Sierra Fields and Braeden Jackson; two sisters: Alice and her husband Don Elmer, St. George, Utah, and Jean Nelson, Spencer; many extended family members and friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Emmett; her brother Dale Warme; daughter-in-law Sandie Peterson; and two great-grandsons, Andrew and Kyle Suter.

Karolyn Halverson

Karolyn Halverson, age 58, Storm Lake, died Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake, with Rev. Jamie Cutler officiating. Burial will be in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery at Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.

Visitation will be held at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake from 4-8 p.m. today, Sept. 26 where the family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m.