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Obituaries from July 2008

Scott David Van Roekel (07/29/08)
Funeral services for former Cherokee resident Scott David Van Roekel 43, of Spirit Lake, were held on July 26, 2008, at Good News Community Church in Okoboji, with Rev. John Messer officiating. Interment was in Lakeview Gardens in Spirit Lake. Turner Funeral Home of Spirit Lake, Iowa was in charge of arrangements...
Kenneth C. Ainsworth (07/28/08)
Kenneth C. Ainsworth, 51, of Kilgore, Texas died Sunday July 20, 2008 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee following an apparent heart attack. Services in Kilgore, Texas were held Friday July 25, followed by burial on Saturday in the Mineral Springs Cemetery, Mineral Springs, Miss. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of local arrangements...
Jean A. Kreutz (07/28/08)
Funeral services for Jean A. Kreutz, 73, of Aurelia, were held on July 23. 2008 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial was in the Diamond Township Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Funeral arrangements were handled by the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia...
Barbara I. Wurth (07/28/08)
Barbara I. Wurth, 61, of Marcus, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2008 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus following a courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial took place on July 22, at the Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Father Eugene Murray officiated. Private family burial will follow at a later date...
Dale Leonard Luetkeman (07/28/08)
Dale Luetkeman, 63, of Aurelia, died July 20, 2008 at his farm home after a lengthy battle with cancer. Memorial services were held on July 23 at the St. John's Church, rural Peterson, with Pastor Michael Hyde officiating.The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of arrangements, and memorials may be given to the St. John's Church Perpetual Fund...
Zavin Robert Dublinske (07/23/08)
Zavin Robert Dublinske, infant son of Steve and Brandi (James) Dublinske, of Cherokee, died shortly after birth on Monday, July 14, 2008 in the Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Neb. Services are pending at Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Patricia K. Chase (07/23/08)
Memorial services for Patricia K. Chase, 73, of rural Washta, who passed away on Dec. 21 2007, were held on July 19 at the Quimby United Methodist Church, with Rev. Richard Layman officiating. Burial was in the Quimby Cemetery. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of the arrangements...
Carmen M. Osborn Teoli (07/23/08)
Carmen M. Osborn Teoli, 52, of Cherokee, passed away on July 13, 2008 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held on Thursday, July 17, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Magrey deVega officiating. It was Carmen's wish to be cremated. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of the arrangements...
Richard H. Roder (07/23/08)
Richard H. "Dick" Roder, age 74, of Alta, passed away on July 13, 2008 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center of Sioux City. A funeral service were held on July 16 at the United Methodist Church of Alta. Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery of Alta. Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta was in charge of the arrangements...
Della H. Gray (07/17/08)
Della H. Gray, 93, of Marcus, passed away on July 7, 2008 at University Hospitals in Iowa City. Funeral services were held on July 12 at Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus, with Rev. Liz Pfeifle officiating. Burial followed at the Marcus Amherst Cemetery...
Katherine B. Meisinger (07/17/08)
Katherine B. Meisinger, 91, of Cherokee, formerly of Plattsmouth, Neb., passed away on July 10, 2008 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center in Cherokee. Funeral services were held on July 15 at the First Presbyterian Church in Plattsmouth, Neb, with Pastor Ronald Van Houkelorn officiating. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Plattsmouth, The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee assisted the family with the local arrangements...
Bernard P. Strahmann (07/17/08)
Former Larrabee resident Bernard P. Strahmann died Sunday, June 15, 2008 in Shreveport, La. He was 72 years old. A memorial service was held on June 20, at Mt. Redoubt Church in Nikiski, Alaska. Bernard was born June 20, 1935 in Larrabee, to Mary and William Strahmann. He left Iowa at the age of 16 and explored the Western states. He made Alaska his home in 1968...
June Day (07/16/08)
June Day, 78, of Salina, Kan., passed away on July 4, 2008, following a brief illness, in the Hospice Center in Salina, Kan. Funeral services were held on July 8 in the Ryan Mortuary, and burial followed in the Rose Lawn Cemetery in Salina, June Eiseley was born June 24, 1930. ...
Elry "Al" Loebig (07/16/08)
Al Loebig, 72, of Cherokee, died on July 6, 2008 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, following a courageous fight with cancer. Memorial services were held Monday July 14, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial was in the St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Wesley, Iowa...
Russell A. Woodard (07/16/08)
Russell A Woodard, 62, of Sun City West, Ariz. passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. A memorial service and burial were held at the Cherokee Memory Gardens cemetery on July 16. Russ was born Jan. 5, 1946 in Cherokee, graduated from Cherokee High School in 1965, and entered the United States Army. He was a decorated Vietnam Veteran and earned the Army commendation medal for heroism, along with a Purple Heart...
Zachariah J. McClellan (07/16/08)
Zachariah J. McClellan, 31, of Cherokee, died July 1, 2008 in Crested Butte, Colorado, from injuries sustained in an ATV accident. Memorial services were held Saturday July 12 at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee. Tal Steig officiated. Zachariah was born on April 12, 1977 in Blair, Neb. ...
Marvin James Strand (07/16/08)
Marvin James Strand, 51, Westminster, Colo., passed away on June 18, 2008. A memorial service will be held on Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Newell Cemetery in Newell, and lunch will be served following the memorial service at the Nain Lutheran Church. Friends of Marvin who wish to express their condolences may call 720-254-6304...
Ralph C. Brown (07/16/08)
Ralph C. Brown, 85, of Cherokee, passed away July 7, 2008 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held on July 10 at the St. John's Church in rural Peterson. David Orthmann officiated. Burial was in the St. John's Church Cemetery, with military rites at the graveside. Boothby Funeral home in Cherokee was in charge of funeral arrangements...
Barbara A. Miller (07/07/08)
Barbara A. Miller, 47, of Sutherland, died on Saturday, June 28, 2008 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, following a one-year illness. Memorial services were held on July 3 at the First Baptist Church in Cherokee. Pastor Larry Nilson officiated. Burial will be in Sutherland at a later date. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of arrangements...
Jean A. (Albrant) Igou (07/07/08)
Jean A. (Albrant) Igou, 66, of Castana died Sunday, June 29, 2008, at her residence following a lengthy illness. Services were held on July 1 at Rush Family Chapel in Onawa, Pastor Catie Newman officiated. Burial was in the Kennebec Cemetery at Castana...
Leroy M. Peck (07/03/08)
Leroy M. Peck, age 83, of Albert City, died on June 25, 2008, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas. Services for Mr. Peck were held on June 28 at Zion Lutheran Church in rural Storm Lake. Reverend Stephen Kieser officiated. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee, with the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City in charge of the arrangements...
Gerald D "Jerry" Dilocker (07/01/08)
Gerald D. "Jerry" Dilocker 77, Lincoln, passed away June 24 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Lincoln, Neb. Memorial services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee, on Tuesday, July 8 at 10:30 a.m. with lunch following at the church. "Jerry" Dilocker was born June 28, 1930 at Linn Grove, Iowa, the son of Charles I. ...
Gregg Elwyn Crouch (07/01/08)
Gregg Elwyn Crouch, 83 of Ankeny, and formerly of Washta, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at the Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Funeral services were held on June 28th at the Washta United Methodist Church, with Pastor Richard Laymanl officiating. Burial was in the Sunset View Cemetery at Washta. Military rites were performed at the cemetery. An additional Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, July 1 at 2 p.m. at Ankeny First United Methodist Church, 206 SW Walnut St., Ankeny, IA....