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Funeral Arrangements

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Virgil Winten Anderson

July 4, 1923- Oct. 5, 2007

Virgil Winten Anderson, 84, long time resident of Albert City, passed away on Friday Oct. 5.

Funeral service were held 10:30 am, Monday, Oct. 8, at the Evangelical Free Church in Albert City. Pastor Steve Smith officiated. Burial is in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City with military honors by the Albert City American Legion Post. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements.

Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 7, from 5-8 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City where the family was present. Those wishing to send on-line condolences to the family, may do so via www.sliefert.com.

Virgil Winten Anderson was born on July 4, 1923 in Laurel, Neb. to Lenus and Lillie (Olson) Anderson. He attended school in Laurel, Neb. and resided there until joining the service in March of 1943.

During World War II, Virgil proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps as a pilot. He continued his education in the military at Creighton University in Omaha.

At a young age, Virgil trusted Christ as his personal Savior. He was a current member of the Evangelical Free Church in Albert City, where he served in many positions throughout the years.

On May 29, 1946, Virgil was united in marriage to Annette Alice Carlson in Albert City, at the Evangelical Free Church. To this union five children were born: Douglas, Janeen, Janet, Donna and Dorie.

After farming for nine years, Virgil and his family moved to town and in 1960 became part owner of the auto garage where he continued to work until his recent illness. He loved his family and cherished the time they spent together. A highlight of Virgil's life was taking his family on camping trips throughout the states with his favorite spot being the Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. A special time for the family was Virgil's annual 4th of July birthday celebration which included pancakes and swimming. Virgil also enjoyed attending ball games and other activities of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Virgil was an active member of the Albert City community. He was a member of the Lion's Club, City Council and American Legion, and also served as the mayor of Albert City.

In his love for his family, Virgil was deeply concerned about the spiritual welfare of each of its members. He loved his Lord and loved serving Him.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 61 years, Annette of Albert City; his children: Doug (Joanne) Anderson, Albert City; Janeen (Dennis) Hogrefe, Albert City; Janet Anderson, Ankeny; Donna (Dusty) Westbrook, Ankeny, and Dorie (Scott) Lovin, Albert City.; grandchildren: Deanne Moody, Jill Nelson, Julie Bjork, Clint Hogrefe, Andrea Hogrefe, Lauren Gideon, Evan, Karen and Colin Westbrook, Alicia Heuton, Lucas, Melany and Zachary Lovin; great-grandchildren: Mallory, Madelyn, Makayla and Maxwell Bjork, Esther Hogrefe, Kathelina, Alana and Isaiah Moody, Jenna, Samuel, Ezekiel and Jada Nelson, Wesley and Lillie Gideon: two sisters: Bonnie (Andy) Blomberg, Albert City and LaVonne (Chuck) Binder, Sioux Falls, S.D.; sister-in-law: Ardith Anderson, Norfolk, Neb. and Irma Carlson, Sartell, Minn.; brothers-in-law: Oscar (Ruth) Olson, Rice Lake, Wisc., and Clarence (Ardie) Bloom, Fairmont, Minn.; as well as a host of extended family and friends.

Preceding Virgil in death are his parents; brother, Clifford; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy (Dale) Dyson; brother-in-law, Ben Kulp; and grandson, Jeremy Anderson.

David Lang

Mr. Lang died on October 6, 2007 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.

Funeral Service for David Lang, 72, Storm Lake, will be Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial will follow at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery with Military Honors by the Storm Lake AMVETS Post # 66. The Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.

Friends may call after 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, at the Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake where the family will be present from 6-8 p.m. A vigil service will be at 7 p.m. with the rosary to follow, all at the funeral home.

Charles Moore

May 23, 1938- Oct. 3, 2007

Charles (Chas) Moore, 69, Storm Lake, died Oct. 3, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, following a lengthy battle with diabetes and heart disease. Visitation services will be from 6-8 p.m. at Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake, on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Charles was born in Vinita, Okla. on May 23, 1938 to Charles and Sabrina Moore. In 1956 he graduated from Webster High School in Tulsa, Okla., and earned both his Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music degrees from Tulsa University in 1961. In 1963 he married Roberta Weitzel in Mason City.

Chas received his Ph.D. in Music Composition at the University of Iowa in 1968. He taught music in public schools in Montana, and Oklahoma. He also taught at Minot State College, Concordia College (Moorhead, Minnesota), and Buena Vista University. His Woodwind Quintet won the 1965 Phi Mu Alpha Composition Contest and was published by Mills Music. His musical compositions were performed throughout the United States.

Chas had many interests including hunting and fishing. He was a fan of football, boxing, and loved golf. He enjoyed reading on a variety of topics, ranging from philosophy to theoretical physics. He loved to cook and enjoyed experimenting with recipes.

He is survived by his wife Roberta; son Brian (and wife Meghan), Lowell, Mass.; son Alan (and wife Sarah), Philadelphia, Pa.; brothers Bud Moore (and wife Patty), Toronto, Kan.; David Moore (and wife Catherine), Plano, Texas; sister Nancy Riley (and husband Jerry, Tulsa, Okla.; and his mother-in-law, Doris Weitzel, Phoenix, Ariz.. His faithful dog Trixie provided many hours of comfort to him.

He was preceded in death by his mother Sabrina Moore, father Charles Moore, father-in-law George Weitzel Sr., brother-in-law George Weitzel, Jr., nephew Jeff Weitzel, and brother-in-law Bobby Street.

Information about the visitation, and condolences for the family can be found at www.sliefert.com.

Ursula M. Just

Oct. 1, 1911 - Oct. 3, 2007

Visitation for Ursula M. Just was Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 6- 8 p.m. at Lynner Funeral Home in Minn. Funeral Services was held Thursday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church at Montevideo, Minn. Burial is in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Tyro Township, Boyd, Minn.

Ursula Minerva (Hartfiel) Just was born Oct. 1, 1911 in Tyro Township, Boyd, Minn. to parents Adolph and Emma (Eckhardt) Hartfiel. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Tyro Township.

On Dec. 18, 1935 she was married to Edward C. Hubbard and had two daughters: Adeline and Rosella. Edwards died on July 1, 1940 in Cumberland, Wisc. Following his death, Ursula and the girls moved back to the Hartfiel farm near Clarkfield Minn.

Ursula married Paul C. Just on March 1, 1944 and resided on the Just farm near Boyd Minn. until Paul's death in 1980. Ursula then moved to Montevideo for 20 years and was a faithful member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and the Martha Circle. Ursula moved to Boulder Estates in Marshall in 2001 to be near her family and then resided in the Marshall Morningside Heights Nursing Home until the time of her death.

Ursula was a wonderful mother, homemaker and loving grandmother to her nine grandchildren and 24 great- grandchildren and 1 great - great grandchild. She loved to sew bake cookies, cook for her family, go to Bible Class and travel all over the U.S. She also enjoyed bowing with her late husband Paul and belonged to bowling leagues.

Ursula passed away at the Morningside Nursing Home in Marshall, Minn. on Oct. 1 on her 96th birthday. She is survived by her two daughters: Adeline

(the late George) Appleseth, Storm Lake, and Rosella M. (Curt) Sorum, Marshall, Minn. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and sister Adeline Sommerfeld, Dell Rapids, S.D.; She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Edward and Paul, Son-in-law, George Appleseth, two brothers, and seven sisters.