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Obituaries from September 2008

Frank O. Diamond (09/30/08)
Frank O. Diamond, 87, of Anthon, passed away Sept.22 at the Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center in Correctionville with members of his family present. Services were held on Sept. 26 at the Anthon United Methodist Church, with Pastor Vickie Steffes officiating. ...
Marion W. Cresap (09/26/08)
Marion W. Cresap, 76, of Cherokee, passed away Saturday morning, Sept. 20, 2008, at his home in Cherokee, due to an apparent heart attack. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Marion was cremated following the services, and burial will beat a later date in the Nemaha, Iowa Cemetery...
Herbert R. Larson (09/24/08)
Herbert R. Larson, 88, Cherokee, passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, following a brief illness. Memorial services were held Wednesday, Sept. 24, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey de Vega officiated. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee at a later date...
Yvonne Petrich Miletich (09/22/08)
Yvonne Petrich Miletich, 88, of Rochester, Minn., formerly of Cleghorn, passed away on Wednesday evening, Sept. 17, 2008 at Samaritan Bethany Heights in Rochester. Funeral services were held on Monday, Sept. 22 at the Cleghorn Christian Church in Cleghorn, Rev. Bob Blair officiating. Burial was in the Meriden Cemetery. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of funeral arrangements...
Elwyn Dale Grauer (09/22/08)
Elwyn Dale Grauer, 72, of Sanborn died on Sept. 16, 2008. A memorial service was on Sept. 19 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Sanborn, with Pastor Jonathan Conner officiating. Internment was in the Roseland Cemetery, with Sanborn Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements...
Brooke Lynn Anderson (09/22/08)
Funeral services for Brooke Anderson, 28, of Rockwell City, formerly of Aurelia, Storm Lake and Lake City, were held on Sept. 20 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia...
Marvin W. Peekenschneider (09/22/08)
Funeral services for Marvin Peekenschneider, 78, of Cherokee, formerly of Aurelia, were Friday, Sept. 19 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee, with Pastor Richard Arndt officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia, with Military Honors by the Grashoff-McManus American Legion Post #390 of Aurelia...
Gladys Mae Stamer (09/22/08)
Gladys Mae Stamer passed away on Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at the Sutherland Care Center in Sutherland, at the age of 80. Funeral services were held on September 17 at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland. Funeral arrangements were by Warner Funeral Home of Sutherland...
Elmer H. Hohbach (09/22/08)
Elmer H. Hohbach, 78, of Harbor City, Calif. died July 10, 2008 in Harbor City, Calif. following a lengthy illness. Memorial services were held on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008 at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Don Meyer officiated. Burial was in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Marcus...
Edith G. Cresap (09/22/08)
Edith G. Cresap, 75, of Cherokee, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a short illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. LeRoy Rupp officiated. Edith was cremated following the services, and burial will take place at a later date in Walla Walla, Washington...
Ronald D. Benshoff (09/17/08)
Ronald D. Benshoff, 77, of Marcus, passed away on Sept. 8, 2008 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services took place on Sept. 12 at the Church of the Nazarene in Le Mars. Rev. Leonard Wallerl officiated. Burial took place on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Dawson Cemetery in Dawson, with military honors...
Florence A. Hemmah (09/16/08)
The funeral for Florence A. Hemmah, 85, was held on Sept. 6 at Zumbro Lutheran Church in Rochester, Minn. with the Rev. Glenn Nycklemoe officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Homes in Rochester, and an hour before the service Saturday at the church...
Dorothy R. Wiebersch (09/16/08)
Dorothy R. Wiebersch, 88, of Marcus, passed away on Sunday, Sept 7, 2008 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. A Memorial Mass will be held in October. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Dorothy's family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Janice McCord Jones (09/16/08)
On Aug. 29, 2008 Janice McCord Jones, 83, passed away in San Carlos, Calif. A native of Iowa, Janice was born on May 3, 1925 at Cherokee. After completion of her college education in Minneapolis Minn., she was employed by Federal Government Agencies for thirty five years, first for the US Dept. ...
Dale Zimmer (09/16/08)
Dale Zimmer, 47, of Marcus, died of complications following surgery Sept. 4, 2008 at his home Funeral services were held on Sept. 8 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Rev. Eugene Murray officiated. Burial was held in the Maryhill Visitation Cemetery in rural Cherokee...
Charlotte Leonard (09/06/08)
Charlotte Leonard, 87, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Graveside memorial services were held on Friday, Sept. 5, at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Ed Ford officiated. Charlotte's remains were cremated. Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee was in charge of the arrangements...
Ruth G. Hicks (09/06/08)
Ruth (Johnson) Hicks, 94, of Avoca, Iowa died on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008 at the Avoca Nursing and Rehab Center. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Aug. 29 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Avocam and a Rosary service was held on Aug. 28 at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Avoca. Interment took place at Bellevue Cemetery in Bellevue, Neb.on Aug. 29...
John Letsche (09/04/08)
John Letsche, 80, of rural Cherokee, passed away Thursday, Aug, 28, 2008 at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following heart by-pass surgery. He had suffered a heart attack on August 23. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Julie Kew (09/04/08)
Julie Kew 49, Cherokee -formerly of Mason City - passed away Aug. 29, 2008. Memorial services were held on Thursday, Sept. 4 at Cherokee Work Services in Cherokee. Julie's remains were cremated. Memorial services were also held on Sept. 3 in Mason City, and burial of the ashes was in the Alden Community Cemetery at Alden...
Gladys Bork (09/04/08)
Gladys M. Bork, 86, of Marcus, died Thursday Aug. 28, 2008 in the Heartland Care Center in Marcus, following a brief illness. Funeral services were held on Aug. 30. at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. Rev. James Gruber officiated. Burial was in the Marcus Amherst Cemetery, with the Greenwood Funeral Home of Cherokee in charge of arrangements...
Kenneth B. Hoyt (09/04/08)
Dr. Kenneth B. Hoyt passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at the Deerfield Health Center in Urbandale. Born on July 13, 1924, Dr. Hoyt was recognized as a worldwide leader in the field of career education. He was the author of numerous articles and books and was a public speaker, both at the national and international level. ...
Sheila Collins Ehrich (09/04/08)
Sheila Collins Ehrich, 74, died on Aug. 5, 2008 at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. from ovarian cancer. Sheila was born in Cherokee in 1933 and attended Immaculate Conception School through graduation. Her parents were Louis Collins and Mary "Pudge" Lockyer Collins of Cherokee. Her grandparents were Joseph Lockyer and Katherine Hanlon Lockyer of Cherokee and Daniel Collins and Elizabeth Treinen Collins of Marcus...
Anna Lucille Wood (09/02/08)
Anna Lucille Wood, 94, Cherokee, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 27, 2008 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Memorial services were held Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Interment will be at Bigler's Grove Cemetery at Woodbine at a later date. On line condolences may be sent to www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Martha E. Bobolz (09/02/08)
Martha E. Bobolz, 88, of Cherokee, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2008 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 28, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee, Pastor Richard Arndt officiating. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
Burl F. Green (09/02/08)
Burl F. Green, 84, of Cherokee, former long time rural Cleghorn area resident, passed away Saturday evening, Aug. 23, 2008 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held on Aug. 27 at the Memorial Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Ethan Sayler and Rev. Andrew Hilla officiated. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. There was a flag presentation at the cemetery...