Obituaries from September 2006
Charlene DeAun McKinnis
Charlene DeAun McKinnis, 81, of Aurelia, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2006. A funeral service at Mt Olive Baptist Church, 6080 S Avenue, Cherokee, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30 at 10:30 a.m. A memorial service at Grandview Christian Home, 135 Fern Street N., Cambridge Minn. will follow on Oct. 24, 2006 at 10:15 a.m. in the Main Chapel...
Blanche H. Herron
Blanche H. Herron, 94, of rural Cherokee, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, at 7:05 p.m. in the Correctionville Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Burial will be in the Primghar Cemetery at Primghar. ...
Catherine Ann Pruett
Catherine Ann Pruett, age 43, of Mankato, Minn., died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006 at her home. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006 at Evangelical Covenant Church, North Mankato, with Rev. Kevin Melin, officiating. Burial will be in Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, Neb. Visitation will be from 5:30 -- 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mankato Mortuary and will continue one hour before service at church on Wednesday. Memorials may be given to Compassion International...
Richard Jacob "R.J." Geerdes
Richard Jacob "R.J." Geerdes, 17, of Cleghorn, died at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 following an auto accident that occurred Thursday morning near Meriden. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School gymnasium in Marcus...
Donald E. "Dutch" Riedemann
Donald E. "Dutch" Riedemann, 79, of Grand Meadow, Minn., died Sept. 4, 2006, at his home. Services were 1 p.m., Sept. 8, at the Grand Meadow Lutheran Church, with Rev. Gail Klavetter officiating. Burial is in the Grand Meadow Cemetery. Donald Earnest Riedemann was born Sept. 17, 1926, in Marcus. He attended school in Paullina and was in the National Guard for many years. On Nov. 16, 1951, he married Eleanor Nielsen in Marathon, Iowa...
Robert R "Rusty" Ehrig & Agnes Arlene (Martin) Ehrig
Robert H. "Rusty" Ehrig, 81, and his wife Agnes Arlene Ehrig, 82, of Meriden, died Thursday Sept. 21, 2006 as a result of a two vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 3, east of Meriden. Joint services are Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. ...
Elma A. Klingensmith
Elma A. Klingensmith, 93, of Washta, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Meadow Star United Methodist Church, rural Washta, with Rev. Bill Cotten officiating. Burial was at the Grand Meadow Cemetery. Visitation began after 2 p.m. Tuesday with the family present 5 to 7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the Rhode~Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley...
Murlen Henry Hans Goettsch
Murlen Goettsch, 87, of Galva, Iowa died Monday, Sept. 18, 2006 at the Holstein Good Samaritan Center, after a lengthy illness. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Holstein, with Father David Hemann officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Holstein...
Joyce LaVonne Thurman
Joyce LaVonne Thurman, 77, Fulton, Mo., died at the Fulton Nursing and Rehab on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006. There will be a closed family service. Services are under the direction of the Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton, Mo. She was born Sept. 28, 1928 in Quimby, the daughter of the late Edwin and Gladys Hartliep. On Oct. 3, 1946, she was untied in marriage to Gordon Thurman who survives at the home...
Archie Admire, 71, died Sept. 6, 2006, at the Veterans home in Marshalltown. Graveside services were held at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Marshalltown on Friday, at 11 a.m. on Sept. 8, 2006.
Darrel W. Sturgeon
Darrel W. Sturgeon, 79, of Pharr, Texas, and formerly of Aurelia and Cherokee, died on Sept. 10, 2006, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen. His body was cremated at Val Verde Crematory in Donna, Texas. Interment will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee at a later date. Kreidler Funeral Home in McAllen, Texas, is in charge of the arrangements...
Neil V. Bredman
Neil V. Bredman, 70, of Iowa City and originally of Larrabee, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006 at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas following a sudden illness. Funeral Services will be held at St. Mark's Methodist Church, 2675 East Washington St., Iowa City at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. ...
Carol V. Irvine
Carol V. Irvine Carol V. Irvine, 84, of Cherokee, died on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at 12:35 p.m. in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Memorial services are on Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Paul A. Kaldahl is officiating. Burial will be at a later date...
Geraldine (Jenness) Roby
Geraldine (Jenness) Roby Geraldine (Jenness) Roby, 86, of Aurelia, and formerly of Cherokee, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, at 9:10 p.m. in the Sunset Knoll Retirement Home in Aurelia. Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 7, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...