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Obituaries

Irene M. Bloomquist (10/20/14)
Irene M. Bloomquist of Cherokee, 98, a former longtime Quimby resident, passed away, Thursday evening, October 16, 2014 at Countryside Estates. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 21st, at 10 a.m. at the Quimby United Methodist Church, with Dr. ...
Betty Louise Rienfeld (10/20/14)
Betty Louis Rienfeld of Kappa, Hawaii,81, formerly of Sutherland, passed away on October 12, 2014, at the Sutherland Care Center. Memorial services were held at the Church of Christ in Sutherland at 2 p.m. on Saturday October 18, 2014, with Pastor John Erickson officiating, and interment was at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland. Warner Funeral Home in Spencer was in charge of arrangements.Online condolences may be sent to www.warnerfuneral.com...
Ralph "Rod" Johnson (10/17/14)
Ralph "Rod" Johnson of Moville, 67, passed away Tuesday morning, October 14, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 18th, at 10 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with Father Richard Ries officiating, and burial will be in the Silver Township Cemetery in rural Quimby. ...
Donald G. Norris (10/15/14)
Donald G. Norris, of Holstein, 39, formerly of Arthur, passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. A Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at the Christensen -- Van Houten Funeral Home in Ida Grove, with The Reverend Mike Stover officiating,and burial will follow at the Mount Calvary Cemetery in rural Cherokee,...
Neal E. Pearson (10/15/14)
Neal Pearson of Aurelia, 46, passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m.on Monday, October 13, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Father Dan Guenther officiating, and burial was at Mt. ...
Richard W. Lochner (10/15/14)
Richard W. Lochner of rural Cherokee, 76, passed away Friday morning, October 10, 2014 following a lengthy illness. Visitation is being held today, October 15th, from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee,with the family present from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Neal Pearson (10/13/14)
Neal Pearson of Aurelia, age 46, passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today, October 13, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Father Dan Guenther officiating, and burial was at Mt. ...
Michael W. Clark (10/08/14)
Michael W. Clark of Cherokee, 72, formerly of Quimby and Washta, passed away Saturday afternoon, October 4, 2014, at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Memorial services were held on Tuesday, October 7th, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Mildred I. "Midge" Specht (10/08/14)
Mildred I. "Midge" Specht, 90, a longtime Cleghorn resident, passed away Saturday evening, October 4, 2014 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held today, October 8th, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, south of Marcus,with Pastor Don Meyer officiating, and burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee. ...
Terry Wayne Cutler (10/08/14)
Terry Wayne Cutler of Pflugerville, Texas, 69, formerly of Washington, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at his home on September 20, 2014, after a four - month battle with lung cancer. A graveside celebration of his life, officiated by Linwood Adams, was held at 11 a.m.on Monday, October 6, 2014 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens...
Ted Joseph Unkrur (10/08/14)
Ted Joseph Unkrur of Aurelia, 82, passed away Friday, October 03, 2014, at Sunset Knoll Care and Rehab Center in Aurelia. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Father Dan Guenther officiating, and burial was at Mt. ...
Esther L. Erickson (10/08/14)
Esther L. Erickson of Cherokee, 90, passed away Sunday morning, October 5, 2014 at Careage Hills. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 10th, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Church of Christ in Cherokee. Pastor Tom Lewis will officiate. Private family burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee at a later date. ...
John "Dick" Bird (10/03/14)
John Richard Bird of Marcus passed away on Tuesday, September 30th from an aggressive cancer. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, with the Rev. Dan Guenther officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation will be at the church today, Oct. ...
John "Dick" Bird (10/03/14)
Dick Bird of Marcus, 83, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg. A Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, October 4th at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Visitation will be at Holy Name Church today, Friday, October 3rd, from 2 p.m. ...
Joseph C. Grell (10/01/14)
Joseph C. Grell, age 78, of Holstein, formerly of Washta, passed away on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center of Cherokee. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Holstein, with the Rev. ...
Jane (Hinkhouse) Prueher (10/01/14)
Jane (Hinkhouse) Prueher of Akron, 69, formerly of Racine, Wisconsin and Correctionville, passed away on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. A funeral service was held on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 10:30 AM at the Salem Lutheran Church of Correctionville with the Rev. ...
William "Bill" C. Luther (10/01/14)
William "Bill" C. Luther, 92, passed away on September 25, 2014 at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach, Florida. Bill graduated from high school in Oelwein, Iowa and from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. He taught high school and coached both boys and girls basketball teams in McGregor, Iowa, taking both teams to State Tournaments. His teaching and coaching boys basketball continued in Cherokee,where he again he took teams to State Tournaments...
Ray A. Kass (10/01/14)
Ray A. Kass of Marcus, 89, passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial took place at 4 p.m. on Monday, September 29, 2014 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Father Daniel C. Guenther celebrated Mass. Burial followed at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery...
Francis "Smitty" Smith (10/01/14)
Francis "Smitty" Smith of Cherokee, 95,a former longtime Cleghorn resident, passed away Sunday afternoon, September 28, 2014 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 2nd at 1:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. ...
Donald Ray Sechler Sr. (10/01/14)
Donald Ray Sechler Sr.of Meriden, 77, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at a Sioux City Hospital. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 29, 2014, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Larry Ostercamp officiated. ...
Pamela Simonsen (09/26/14)
Pamela Simonsen, 63, originally from Quimby, passed away suddenly at her home in Tucson, Arizona on Friday, September 12, 2014. Pamela was born on August 6,1951 to Dean and Betty (Gabrielson) Simonsen. Pam was a 1969 graduate of Willow Community High School in Quimby, and went on to study at Drake University in Des Moines, finishing her Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Arizona in Tucson in 1975. She also completed a Masters Degree there as well...
Dean Smith (09/26/14)
Dean Smith of Cherokee, 79, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. A public visitation will be today, Friday, September 26th, from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with the family present from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Pastor Jane Johnston will officiate. Family burial will be at Afton Township Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Fred D. Lukins (09/26/14)
Fred D. Lukins of Holstein, 62, passed away Monday evening, September 22, 2014 due to injuries received in a two- vehicle accident. Funeral services were held today, Friday, September 26th, at 10 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with Pastor Jason Larson officiating, and burial was in the Holstein Cemetery. ...