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Obituaries from July 2012

Naomi "Lavere" Dugan (07/27/12)
Naomi "Lavere" Dugan, 87, passed away July 25, 2012 at her home in Quimby. A Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, prior to the service. The family will be present at that time. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee. The Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Larry A. Watts (07/27/12)
Larry A. Watts, 75, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 25, 2012 due to injuries received in a multi-vehicle accident north of Holstein. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Mary L. Ballantyne (07/27/12)
Funeral services for Mary L. Ballantyne, 83, of Aurelia, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012, 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 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the St. Paul Lutheran Church. A memorial fund has been established. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
David Engdahl (07/26/12)
David Engdahl 59, of North Mankato, Minnesota, formerly of Aurelia, passed away recently. A private ceremony and interment was held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia, with Redig Funeral Home of Aurelia in charge of arrangements.
Eunice E. Johnson (07/26/12)
Funeral services for Eunice E. Johnson, age 83 of Cherokee and formerly of Cleghorn, who passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Her services were held today at the Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus with Donald Erickson officiating...
Madonna H. Gisch (07/25/12)
Madonna H. Gisch, 70, of Marcus, formerly of Minneapolis, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2012 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Madonna's family with funeral arrangements.Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Carroll L. Peterson (07/25/12)
Carroll L. Peterson, 72, of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of Marcus and Kingsley, passed away on Monday July 16, 2012 in Omaha. Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Wel-Life, 801 N. Adams in Papillion, Nebraska, under the direction of the Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler Funeral Home of Omaha Additional services will take place at 2 p.m. ...
Thayne L. Curtis (07/25/12)
Thayne L. Curtis of Cherokee,age 78, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Pastor Magrey deVega will officiate. The family will greet friends twenty minutes prior to the service at Oak Hill Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the V.F.W. L.A. Wescott Post #2253 of Cherokee...
Thayne L. Curtis (07/23/12)
Thayne L. Curtis, age 78 of Cherokee, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Pastor Magrey deVega will officiate. The family will greet friends 20 minutes prior to the service at Oak Hill Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the V.F.W. L.A. Wescott Post #2253 of Cherokee...
Eddie Beck, Jr. (07/20/12)
Eddie Beck, Jr. age 70, of Peterson, died on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral Services were held today at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church in Peterson. Steve DeGangi and Michael Hyde officiated...
Randall H. Ralston (07/12/12)
Randall H. Ralston, 86, former Cherokee resident, died June 22 at Costa Mesa, Calif. He was born in Cherokee, son of Ed and Grace (Hunter) Ralston. He served in General McArther's Honor Guard in Japan during WWII. While attending college at Iowa State University he received his high school diploma. He was an engineer for 30 years for McDonall-Douglas...
Nancy "Red" Galigan (07/19/12)
Nancy "Red" Galigan, 63, of Marcus, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 20 at the Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. Liz Pfeifle will officiate. ...
Dolores "Dodie" Gaydo (07/19/12)
Dolores "Dodie" Gaydo, 78, of Cherokee, Iowa passed away Monday morning, July 16, 2012 at Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Father Gene Sitzmann will officiate. ...
Daniel J. Schwarz (07/18/12)
Daniel J. Schwarz, 56 of Marcus, passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Father Daniel C. Guenther will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery...
Bonnie D. Pope (07/18/12)
Bonnie D. Pope, 85, Moundville, Mo. passed away Friday, July 13, 2012, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Mark Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dederick, MO...
Dolores "Dodie" Gaydo (07/18/12)
Dolores "Dodie" Gaydo, 78, of Cherokee, passed away Monday morning, July 16, 2012 at Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Father Gene Sitzmann will officiate. Visitation will on Tuesday, July 24 from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home with the family present from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Burial will be at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Burnell A. Schroeder (07/18/12)
Burnell A. Schroeder, age 83, of Alta, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the St. Luke's Regional Medical Center of Sioux City. A funeral service was held on Saturday, July 14, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Alta with Craig A. ...
Laurine Lundell (07/18/12)
Laurine Lundell, 82, of Cherokee, passed away Friday afternoon, July 13, 2012 at Careage Hills in Cherokee. Funeral services were held Monday, July 16, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Magrey deVega officiated. Burial was in the Afton Township Cemetery, rural Cherokee. ...
Eddie Beck, Jr. (07/18/12)
Eddie Beck, Jr. age 70, of Peterson, died on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 20 at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church in Peterson. Steve DeGangi and Michael Hyde will officiate...
Ardith "Arky" Hohbach (07/18/12)
Ardith "Arky" Hohbach, 77, of rural Marcus, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 at her home. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17 at Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Pastor William Schoonover officiated. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. ...
Pat (Sampson) DeForest (07/18/12)
Pat DeForest, age 74 of Lyons, Ga., died Friday, July 6, 2012 at her home after an extended illness. She was a native Iowan and graduated from Aurelia High School. Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, July 11 at 11 a.m. at Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home Chapel in Vidalia, Ga. with Larry Rollins officiating. Burial was at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Vidalia, Ga...
Wanda (Kip) Paska (07/18/12)
Wanda (Kip) Paska, age 63, of Ida Grove, died Monday, July 16, 2012, at Morningside Rehab & Care Center in Ida Grove. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2012, at the First United Methodist Church in Ida Grove, under the direction of Christensen-Huffman Funeral Homes. ...
Lloyd A. Heithus (07/13/12)
Lloyd A. Heithus, age 73, of Paullina, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. His services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church in Germantown with Donald Erickson officiating. Graveside service was held at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Germantown...
Merlin Davis (07/16/12)
Merlin Davis, age 81, of Storm Lake, died Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral mass was at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake. ...
Marie Heid (07/16/12)
Marie Heid, age 98, of Storm Lake, Iowa died Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Funeral mass was held on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake, and burial was in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Early. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Donna (Kludas) Lundy (07/11/12)
Donna (Kludas) Lundy, 84, of Zearing, Iowa, passed away on May 12, 2012. She was born on Aug. 5, 1927 to Earl and Ruby (Whiting) Kludas. She graduated from Wilson High School in 1945. She attended Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls. She taught school in Lytton and Radcliffe. She was also a substitute in McCallsburg and Zearing...
Dennis Leroy Draper (07/11/12)
Dennis Leroy Draper, 70, passed away July 3, 2012 at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He bravely fought Acute Myeloid Leukemia and was pronounced in remission just as a fungal pneumonia overtook his chemo-weakened immune system. Dennis was born Feb. ...
Duane Perry (07/11/12)
Funeral services for Duane Perry, 82, of Aurelia, was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 9, at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown and Pastor Jane Johnston officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia...
Becky L. Grienke (07/11/12)
Becky L. Grienke, age 52, of Storm Lake, and formerly of Alta, died Saturday, July 7, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., today at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Alta. ...
Barbara Lou Blair (07/11/12)
Barbara Lou Blair of Peterson died July 8, 2012 in Spencer, at the age of 76 years. Graveside services will be held Saturday July 14 at 11 a.m. at the Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland. Born October 24, 1935, the only child of Pauline (McCullough) Cole and Marlin Cole of Lake City,...
Bennett Ernest Mugge (07/09/12)
Bennett Ernest Mugge, 79, of Spencer, died on Tuesday, July 3 2012, at his home. Services were held on Saturday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Dave Ellenwood officiated. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Military services were conducted by the American Legion Glen Pedersen Post #1 of Spencer...
Patricia Wilkie (07/06/12)
Patricia Wilkie, age 89 of Cherokee, passed away July 3, 2012 at the Country Side Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. today at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Visitation was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, with the family present from 5 p.m. ...
Arnold Schmidt (07/05/12)
Arnold "Arnie" H. Schmidt, age 87, of Cassville, Wis., passed away peacefully with family at his side on Sunday, July 1, 2012, at the Lancaster Care Center. Arnold "Arnie" Henry Schmidt was born to Gotlieb Henry and Gladys (Volden) Schmidt on May 24, 1925, in Desoto, Wisconsin. ...