June 20, 1953- Oct. 7, 2007
Cindy D. Richardson, 54, Lake View and recently of Storm Lake, died Sunday, Oct. 7, at her home in Lake View.
Funeral mass was held on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Reverend William Vit served as the celebrant. Burial is in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Wall Lake. The Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.
Friends called Tuesday, afternoon, Oct. 9, at the Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake, where family was present from 6-8 p.m. A Legion of Mary Rosary was recited at 3:30 p.m. and a vigil service held at 7 p.m., all at the funeral home. Friends who wish to send on-line condolences to the family may do so via the Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home website: www.fratzkejensen.com
Cindy Diana Drilling was born June 20, 1953 in Sac City, to Edward and Frances (Eldridge) Drilling. She lived with her parents in Lake View, Manilla, Iowa Falls and Sioux City before moving back to Lake View. Cindy attended Lake View-Auburn High School and later Iowa Central Community College.
On Jan. 23, 1970, Cindy was united in marriage to Ted C. Richardson in Lake View, Iowa. They made their home in Lake View, Lytton, and Everly and for many years in Storm Lake.
Cindy was baptized at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Wall Lake and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. She worked nearly ten years at the Buena Vista Work Activity Center, holding various positions, and for the American Cancer Society as Income Development Director. Cindy served on several steering committees, state and national, receiving numerous awards including leading advocates in raising the highest per capita in the state to fight cancer. Over the years, Cindy was an active Jaycee in Everly, receiving State awards for outstanding Unit Treasurer. She served as a Storm Lake Ambassador, including one term as president and served on the Storm Lake police advisory committee. She was active in the Storm Lake chapter of the Hy-Noon Kiwanis and a member of S.O.S. Most important to her was her family; she loved her family very much.
Those thankful for sharing her life include her husband, Ted C. Richardson, Lake View; her daughter, Jody Ledezma and her husband, Oscar and their sons, Patrick and Diego, Omaha, Neb.; son, Ted R. Richardson and his wife, Charity and their son, Tate, Mount Pleasant; daughter, Kayla Richardson, Storm Lake; brother, John Drilling and his wife, Teresa and their children, Tiffany and Joshua (Crystal); half-brother, Ken Drilling and his wife, Angie; step-brothers: Mark Schmidt and his wife, Andrea and Steven Drilling; nieces, nephews, as well as a host of friends.
Preceding Cindy in death were her father, Edward K. Drilling; half sister, Annette Drilling; and granddaughter, Bezabella Dianah Ledezma.
April 3, 1935- Oct. 6 2007
David Lang, 72, Storm Lake, died Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial followed 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 was in charge of the arrangements.
Friends called on Monday, Oct. 8, at the Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake where the family was present from 6-8 p.m. A vigil service was held at 7 p.m. with the rosary following, all at the funeral home.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family via the Fratzke and Jensen website: www.fratzkejensen.com
David was born in Ayrshire, on April 3, 1935 to Anthony and Irene (Kleigl) Lang. Dave lived with his family in the Laurens area where he attended Laurens school for 10 1/2 years. His family moved to Storm Lake in 1953, where Dave attended and graduated from St. Mary's Catholic High School in 1954.
Dave was baptized at the Ayrshire Catholic Church as a child and later became a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake.On June 27, 1955, Dave was united in marriage to Wilma McConkey at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. They were blessed with five children: William, Marla, Pamela, Beverly and Deborah.
From 1976-99, Dave owned his own plumbing business, Lang Plumbing, where he worked with his son. He was a member of the U.S. National Guard for three years as well as a member of the National Convention for Scooters. Additionally, Dave collected Cushman scooters, King Midget cars and trains. Dave will be remembered as a devoted father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Wilma; son, William "Willie" Lang and his wife: Jan, Storm Lake; daughters: Marla Lawson and her husband, Jim, Overland Park, Kan.; Pamela Hesse and her husband, Dave, Alta; Beverly Schlegel and her husband, Paul, Gardner, Kan.; 13 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; three brothers: Bernard and Mary Lang, Omaha, Neb.; Leonard and Diana Lang, Omaha, Neb., and Daniel Lang, Calif.; one sister, Lynda Sands, Omaha, Neb.; along with many extended family members and friends.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents; youngest daughter, Deborah (Lang) Mueggenberg; and sister, Shirley Descamp.
Ruth G. Johnson
Nov. 14, 1916- Oct. 7, 2007
Ruth G. Johnson, 90, Storm Lake, and formerly of Schaller, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 11, at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Schaller Cemetery. The Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.
Friends called on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake where the family was present in the evening. Those wishing to send on-line condolences may do so via www.fratzkejensen.com
Ruth Genevieve Parkinson was born on Nov. 14, 1916 in Lake View, to William Henry and Mabel Gladys (Spade) Parkinson. She attended rural schools in Sac County.
On March 5, 1939, Ruth was united in marriage to Gustav Johnson in Schaller. They were blessed with four children: Carol, Elaine, Kenneth and Roger.
Ruth was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake, where she was on the Ladies Aid committee. In addition, Ruth was active in the Clover Club in Schaller and volunteered in the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center's coffee shop. She enjoyed cooking, baking and watching the Chicago Cubs. Ruth cherished the time she spent with her family and loved to spoil them with her baked goods. She was an avid fan of playing cards and other games as well.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Carol Regennitter, Vancouver, Wash.; Elaine Georg and special friend, Don Jamieson, Fort Dodge; Roger Johnson and his wife, Kathy, Spencer; her daughter-in-law, Peggy Johnson, Topeka, Kan.; grandchildren: Brian Regennitter, LaCenter, Wash.; Jennifer Georg, Fort Dodge; Staci (Shawn) Adam, Eldon; Brett Georg, Fort Dodge; Scott (Julie) Johnson, Topeka, Kan.; Ryan (Tabitha) Johnson, Topeka, Kan.; Heather Johnson, Chicago, Ill.; Keith Johnson, Odenton, Md.; Joshua Johnson, Iowa City; eight great grandchildren: Emily Regennitter, Ryanna and Tyreese Hill, Alexis and Brodie Adam, Kyleigh Johnson, Andrew and Travis Johnson; and other extended family and friends.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gustav; her son, Kenneth; two infant daughters; one great granddaughter, Emma Johnson; sister, Mildred Herbert; brothers: Albert and Clarence Parkinson; and son-in-law Rodney Regenitter.