April 21, 1911 - June 1, 2007
Carla Jespersen, 96, Storm Lake, died Friday, June 1, at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake.
Funeral Services for Ms. Jespersen were held Tuesday, June 5, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial is in Willow Creek Cemetery at Royal. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements. There was no visitation.
Memorials are suggested to be directed St. Mark Lutheran Church in Storm Lake.
Carla Alfreda Jespersen was born April 21, 1911 in Royal, the daughter of Iver and Rosa Jespersen. She was baptized as an infant at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal, and later confirmed her faith at that same church.
She received her education in Royal. After graduating from high school, Carla continued her education at Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls and later at Northern Colorado in Greeley, graduating with her Bachelors degree in 1931. She later earned a masters degree at Northern Colorado. Carla taught school for 43 years, the last 29 years at Storm Lake.
Carla was a faithful member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Storm Lake for many years, where she held the office of Treasurer. She was also a member of the Delphian Club and of Delta Kappa Gamma. For relaxation, Carla enjoyed painting and gardening. She also liked to travel.
Among those left to cherish her memory are six nieces: Susan Brown, Shirley Mattfeld-Sarbaugh and husband Jim, Ruth Gillen and husband John, Julie Smith and husband Vernon, Amy Smoker and husband Jay and Beverly Goertzen and husband Rollie; 14 great-nieces and great-nephews; two brothers-in-law: Ed Dirksen and Harold "Matt" Mattfeld; extended family and many friends.
Carla was preceded in death by her parents; and her three sisters: Elma Mattfeld, Lola and her husband Julius Von Glan, and Gladys Dirksen.
June 12, 1915- May 31, 2007
Lois E. Movall, 91, Storm Lake and lifelong resident of Buena Vista County, died Thursday, May 31, 2007 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.
Funeral services for Mrs. Movall were held Monday, June 4, at 10:30 a.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake, Reverend Duane Queen officiated. Burial is in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.
Friends called during visitation hours on Sunday, June 3, from 4 p.m.- 7 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Those who wish to send online condolences to the family may do so via the funeral home website: www.fratzkejensen.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family requested that any memorials be directed to Lakeside Presbyterian Church or the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Foundation, both in Storm Lake.
Lois Elizabeth Iverson, the daughter of Alfred and May (Peterson) Iverson, was born on June 12, 1915 in Alta. She was baptized into the Christian faith at Elk Baptist Church in rural Alta on October 28, 1928 by Reverend N. C. Berg. She grew up on a farm north of Alta known as the Garberson place. Lois graduated from high school with the Class of 1934 from Fairview Consolidated School in rural Alta.
On September 5, 1944, Lois married Frank Movall in Storm Lake. The couple was blessed with two sons: Edward Iverson and Keith Everett.
Lois loved her Lord and was active member in several churches over the course of her life. She became a member of the First Congregational Church in Newell, in 1950, where she served on the deaconry, taught Sunday School and enjoyed her membership in the Ladies Aid. She transferred her membership to the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake in 1983, where she was a deacon, member of the Lakeside Presbyterian Women and served on the worship commission.
Lois belonged to the Newell Married Meeters and the Delphian Club of Storm Lake. She was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and at the coffee shop at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center.
Lois' greatest love was her family, especially her grandchildren.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank; brother Everett and his wife Elizabeth Iverson; sister Margaret and her husband John Mohr; brothers-in-law: Richard Carlson, Raymond Movall, Verner Movall, and Evert Danielson; sisters-in-law: Mildred and husband Alvin Peterson and Dorothy and husband Herb Anderson.
Left to mourn her passing are her son, Ed and wife Chris, Milwaukee, Wis.; son Keith and wife Betty, Newell; grandchildren: Jon (Jenny) Schapekahm, Amanda (Cliff) Perez, Emily (Dave) Burrows, Matthew and Michael Movall; step-grandsons: Jeff (Angela) Johnston and Adam Allgood; great-grandchildren: Anna Schapekahm, Jacob and Michael Perez, and Jack Burrows; sister Mildred Carlson of Newell; sisters-in-law Arlene Movall, Ruby Danielson, Barbara Movall and Gladys and husband Don Heinecke; brother-in-law Clarence and wife Wanette Movall; several nieces, nephews and many friends.
Glenn C. Reimers
Sept. 21, 1922 - May 30, 2007
Glenn C. Reimers, 84, Schaller, died Wednesday, May 30, at the Holstein Good Samaritan Center.
Funeral Services were held on Saturday, June 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Schaller, with Reverend Ken Fells officiating. Burial is in the Schaller Cemetery with full military rites by Schaller V.F.W. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller was in charge of the arrangements.
Friends called on Friday, June 1, from 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller, where the family was present from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Those who wish to send online condolences to the family may do so via the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home website: www.fratzkejensen.com
Glenn Curtis Reimers was born September 21, 1922 in Marcus, the son of Henry J. and Abbie (VanWechel) Reimers. He was raised in the Marcus area, received his education there, and graduated from Marcus High School in 1940.
The Reimers family established the Schaller Telephone Company in Schaller and Glenn worked at the telephone company following his high school graduation. He was general manager when the clouds of war began descending on the United States. Glenn was proud to go serve his country in the United States Navy as a naval aviator during World War II. He enlisted in August of 1942 and served from January 6, 1943 until he was honorably discharged in 1946. Glenn was awarded the Air Medal, the American Area Campaign Ribbon, the Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon (3 stars) and the Victory Medal II during his years of service.
While in the Navy, Glenn met Mary Flemming. Glenn and Mary were united in marriage. The couple was blessed with two children: Steven and Memory. Glenn was later married to Marie Geuther in 1963.
Following his time in the service, Glenn returned to Schaller and worked at the telephone company. Over time he was promoted to President, and remained in that position until his retirement in 1987.
Glenn was proud to be a member of the Schaller community and would work to promote Schaller businesses. Over the years he served the city of Schaller as mayor and was a member of the local Chamber of Commerce. He helped organize the local community housing effort and of course, was a member of many telephone organizations. He also enjoyed membership in the Moose Lodge and the Schaller V.F.W. Glenn liked being outdoors and enjoyed nature, especially watching birds. He fed Martins for many years. Fishing was another favorite pastime. Glenn was an excellent gardener and grew wonderful roses and many different vegetables. He liked socializing with his friends and spending time with his family. In his later years, he especially loved and enjoyed his grandchildren. He will be missed dearly by all those who loved him.
Survivors include his son, Steven and wife Joann Reimers of Schaller; step-daughter Gay Leask, Schaller; grandchildren: Shane Reimers, Sioux City; Matt Reimers, Schaller; Missy (Jim) Kestel, Galva; step-grandchildren: Randy Leask, Omaha, Neb.; Renea Kestel and Lorrie Roling both, Schaller; great-grandchildren: Allison, Rebecca and Ashley Kestel, Galva; step-great-grandchildren: Tera, Amanda, Bobby, Katie and Meri Kestel, Schaller; Shelby and Sara Miller of Schaller; one sister, Muriel Galles, Schaller; sister-in-law Norma Reimers, Marcus; his nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.
Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Mary Carol; his second wife, Marie; his daughter, Memory; his granddaughter, Chrystine Lowry; his brother, John; and his brother-in-law, Cletus Galles.
Raymond F. Voss
Raymond F. Voss, 95, Schaller, died Sunday, June 3, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.
Funeral services for Mr. Voss were held Wednesday, June 6, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Schaller, with Reverend David Lyons officiating. Burial is in the Schaller Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller is in charge of the arrangements.
Eleanor Schwab, 92, Scottsdale, Ariz. formerly, Schaller, died Thursday, May 31, in Scottsdale.
Services will be held on Thursday, June 7, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Schaller. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to service time at the church. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller is in charge of the arrangements.