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Obituaries from December 2010

Vivian Ruth Meyer (12/30/10)
Vivian Ruth Meyer, age 89 of Cherokee and formerly of Larrabee, passed away Dec. 28, 2010, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Kwan Song of the Sutherland United Methodist Church will officiate. ...
Gerald K. Madsen (12/30/10)
Gerald K. Madsen, age 78 of Cherokee, passed away suddenly Dec. 24, 2010, at his residence in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand officiated. Burial was at Mt. ...
Richard "Dick" Joines (12/29/10)
Richard Keith Joines 79, of Gold Hill, Ore., passed away December 9, 2010, at his home. He was born May 23, 1931 to Frank and Enid Shove Joines. On May 11, 1952, he married Barbara Luft in Alta, Iowa. Dick lived in Southern Oregon for the past twenty years, and was a retired sheet metal worker. He served in the National Guard. Dick loved reading, the desert, and his family...
Frank Alden Druyor (12/29/10)
Frank Alden Druyor, 1923-2010 Veteran Pilot in three wars- WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, Frank is survived by his second wife, Grace Snead Druyor, four children, Nancy Druyor Stephens (Richard Wilhelm) of Tallahassee, William Druyor (JoLynn), Michele Druyor Williams (Richard), both of St. ...
Florence E. Dreeszen (12/29/10)
Florence E. Dreeszen, age 94, of Cherokee, formerly of Cushing, passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2010 at the Gardens Assisted Living Retirement Community of Cherokee. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 2 p.m. at St John Lutheran Church of Cushing, with Rev Bev Wolff officiating. ...
Betty (Steward) McGowan (12/29/10)
Betty (Steward) McGowan, age 83, of Storm Lake, died Dec. 22, 2010 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Memorial services took place Monday, December 27, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Visitation was Sunday, December 26, 2010 from 3-6:00 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Buena Vista Memorial Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Gerald K. Madsen (12/29/10)
Gerald K. Madsen, age 78 of Cherokee passed away suddenly at his residence in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 30, 2010 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 5 -7 p.m. Wednesday night at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee...
Danny Lee Steinkamp (12/29/10)
Danny Lee Steinkamp, 66, of Andover, Kansas passed away Monday, December 27th, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family. There will be a Celebration Mass at 10 am Thursday, December 30, 2010 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Andover. Danny was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 25, 1944, the son of Norville Clem and Lucille Ann (Boeckman) Steinkamp. ...
Wilmer L. Winterhof (12/23/10)
Funeral services for Wilmer L. Winterhof, 85, of Aurelia, will be Friday, Dec. 24, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Visitation will be today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church, with the family present. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established...
Mabel A. Heick (12/22/10)
Mabel A. Heick of Cherokee ,age 89, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2010, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee with Pastor Jon Riggert officiating. ...
Herbert E Goettsch (12/22/10)
Herbert E Goettsch, age 89, of Holstein, passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center of Cherokee. A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 20, 2010 at 10:30 AM at the St Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church of Holstein with the Rev Curtis E Benson officiating. ...
Merlin Stevenson (12/22/10)
Merlin Stevenson, age 87, of Schaller, died Sunday, December 19, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Schaller. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller, with a vigil service at 6:00 p.m. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller is in charge of the arrangements...
James 'Jim' Jones (12/20/10)
James "Jim" Jones, 53, passed away on Dec. 17, 2010 in Amarillo, Texas. Memorial services will be Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church with Magrey de Vega officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Jim was born Jan. 24, 1957 in Cherokee, to Gerald and Jeanne Jones. He graduated form Washington High School in 1975. He worked for Hy-Vee while in Cherokee. He moved to Amarillo, Texas after graduation and worked for United Food Stores...
Lonny Gail Boardman (12/10/10)
Lonny Gail Boardman, age 55 of Cherokee, and formerly of Sutherland, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 at his residence in Cherokee following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland. ...
David Rausch (12/17/10)
David Rausch of Calumet,age 67, died on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 at his home in Calumet. Services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Zion United Church of Christ in Calumet. Pastor Barbara Weier will officiate. Visitation will begin today at 2:30 p.m. with the family present from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland...
Opal R. Dreyer (12/17/10)
Opal R. Dreyer of Cherokee,age 91, passed away on Nov. 10, 2010 at her home in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Aurelia. There will be no visitation. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Henry G. Janssen (12/17/10)
Henry G. Janssen, of Lindenhurst, N.Y., formerly of Cherokee, passed away on Dec. 13, 2010. His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Lindenhorst Funeral Home chapel in Lindenhurst, with interment to follow at St. Charles Cemetery.
Gary Dean Einerwold (12/16/10)
Gary Dean Einerwold, 63, of Cherokee, passed away Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 at his home. A time of sharing and remembrance will be held Friday Dec. 17, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Helen M. Christensen (12/15/10)
Helen M. Christensen, age 94 formerly of Waterloo and Hampton, and more recently of Cherokee, passed away Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at the Cherokee Villa in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Florence P. Sparks (12/15/10)
Funeral services for Florence P. Sparks 92 of Holstein, and formerly of Paullina, Calumet and Cherokee area who passed away on Sunday Dec. 12, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Center in Holstein, will be 2 p.m. Thursday Dec. 16 at the Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home in Paullina. Rev. Barbara Weier will officiate with burial in the Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. on Thursday until the time of the service at the funeral home...
Dona Jean Townsend (12/15/10)
Dona Jean Townsend, 82, of Cherokee, passed away Friday evening, Dec. 10, 2010 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Ethan D. Sayler will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee. ...
Melva M. Anderson (12/15/10)
Funeral services for Melva M. Anderson, 90, of Aurelia will be Thursday, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Visitation will be today from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., with the family present from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia...
Marcy Bell Brugman (12/15/10)
Memorial services for Marcy Bell Brugman, 75, of Aurelia, were held Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Congregational Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Bruce Rapp officiating. Visitation was Monday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia...
Eleanor Boothby (12/13/10)
Eleanor Boothby, 90, of Correctionville, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 9, 2010 in the Correctionville Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 10:30 a.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Correctionville. ...
Noel Leo Walsh (12/13/10)
Noel Leo Walsh of Alta, age 82, passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at the Buena Vista Manor Care Center in Storm Lake. Per his request, his body was cremated. A memorial service was held on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Alta, with the Rev D. ...
Dorothy A. Davidson (12/10/10)
Dorothy A. Davidson, 92, of Cherokee, formerly of Madison, Wisconsin, and originally from Alta, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 8, 2010 at Careage Hills in Cherokee. Graveside services will be held at the Roselawn Memorial Cemetery in Madison, Wisc.. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the local arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Luella L. Sones (12/08/10)
Luella L. Sones, 81, of Cherokee, formerly of Quimby, passed away Saturday morning, December 4, 2010 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services are being held today at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Carolyn Hollar will officiate. ...
Charles W. Hill (12/06/10)
Charles W. Hill, 95, of Cherokee, formerly of rural Aurelia, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 2, 2010 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 11 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina. ...
Steven Ray Schmillen (12/06/10)
Steven Ray Schmillen, 63, passed away Nov. 22, 2010, when the plane he was piloting crashed near Norfolk. Nebraska. Funeral services were held Nov. 27 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Elkhorn, Neb. Steve Schmillen was born in Le Mars on March 29, 1947, to Ray and Marian (Stowater) Schmillen. He grew up in Marcus, where he was active in football, track, fishing, hunting, and helping on the family farm...
Margaret Irene Simonsen (12/03/10)
Verl E. "Whirly- Bird" Ritter (12/02/10)
Verl E. "Whirly-Bird" Ritter, age 81 of Cherokee, passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Pauline Arndt (12/02/10)
Memorial services for Pauline Arndt, 47, of Aurelia, will be Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Inurnment will be prior to the service at 1 p.m. in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. There will be no visitation. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
Elsie B. Chapman (12/01/10)
ElsieB.Chapman, 97, of Cherokee, formerly of Meriden, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 29, 2010 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.Pastor Daniel Houghtaling will officiate.Burial will be in the Liberty Township Cemetery at rural Meriden. ...
Verl E. "Whirly- Bird" Ritter (12/01/10)
Verl E. "Whirly-Bird" Ritter, age 81 of Cherokee, passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Raymond N. Flanagan (12/01/10)
Raymond N. Flanagan, 90, of Marcus, passed away early Monday morning, Nov. 29, 2010, at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2 at the Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus with the Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Interment will be in the Holy Name Parish Cemetery, Marcus, Iowa. Military respects will be provided by the F.I. Goodburn Post 517 of Marcus...
Deloris Julia Benson (12/01/10)
Deloris Julia Benson, age 82 of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Visitation began at noon on Sunday with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday night. Burial was at the Meriden Cemetery at Meriden. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
David Erik Radke (12/01/10)
David Erik Radke, 44, of Charlotte, N.C. died tragically in a plane crash on his return home from an annual hunting trip in the Dakotas with his brother. The family is being served by McEwen Funeral Home, Mint Hill. N.C. Services will be held at Morning Star Lutheran Church Sanctuary at Morning Star Lutheran Church at 12509 Idlewild Road with visitation for friends and family on Dec. ...