Obituaries from July 2007
Robert Wheatley Ferrin
Robert Wheatley Ferrin, 85, of Wilmington N.C., died on July 7, 2007 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Annapolis, Md. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Battleship North Carolina, PO Box 480 Wilmington, NC 28402-0480...
Michael Dean Britton
Michael Dean Britton, 17, of Peterson died on July 14, 2007 due to an accident. Services were held on July 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sioux Central High School in Sioux Rapids with Pastor Jeff Filkens officiating. Burial was at the Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. ...
William "Bill" Pitts
William "Bill" Pitts, age 78, of Rembrandt, died on Friday, July 13, 2007 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral Mass was held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 16, 2007 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sioux Rapids, with Father Al Reicks officiating. ...
Marie DeWitt, 87, of Cherokee, and formerly of Washta, died Friday, July 13, 2007 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center following a one year illness. Funeral services were held July 16th at 10:30 a.m. at the Washta United Methodist Church. Rev. Carolyn Hollar officiated...
Ronald Lee Mueller
Ronald Mueller, age 66, of Alta, died from a sudden illness on Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa, surrounded by his family. Services were held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 14, 2007, at the Alta High School Gymnasium, Alta, with Pastor Terry W. ...
Julia Orchard, 86, of Cherokee died July 8, 2007 in Careage Hills of Cherokee. Memorial services were held on Saturday, July 14, 2007 at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee, with Rev. Lilette Johnston officiating. Memorials may be sent to All-Saints Episcopal Church or to Hospice, Cherokee Regional Medical Center...
Arline V. Steemke
Arline Steemke, 83, of Aurelia, died on Friday, July 6, 2007 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City following a heart attack. Memorial services were Monday, July 16, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Harold Werley oficiating...
Frederick H. Reinert
Frederick H. Reinert, 72, of Cherokee, died July 4, 2007 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand will officiate. His body will be cremated. Burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cherokee. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Thomas H. Birch
Thomas Henry Birch, 92, of Colorado Spring, Colo. and former Marcus area resident, died in Colorado Springs on July 1, 2007. Graveside services were held Monday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Rev. Ray Kruger officiated...
Edythe G. Jacobe
Edythe G. Jacobe, 80, of Long Beach, Calif., formerly of Cherokee, died on June 29, 2007. Services were held on July 3 in Long Beach. Condolences may be sent to Neil Jacobe, 4339 Patero Way, Long Beach CA. 90815. Edythe was born in Cherokee to Dewey and Gertrude Kennedy on Dec. 29, 1926...
Cody Daniel Schubert
Cody Daniel Schubert, 21, of Holstein, died suddenly of drowning on June 30, 2007 at East Lake Okoboji. Services will be on Friday July 6, 2007 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Holstein, with Father David Hemann officiating. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery, Holstein. ...
Donn William Kischer
Donn William Kischer, 76, of Quimby, died Thursday June 28, 2007 in the Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, following a lengthy illness. Services were held Monday July 2, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Bob Stouts officiated. Burial was in the Silver Township Cemetery in Quimby...
Desiree Elizabeth Crist
Desiree Elizabeth Crist, 16, died on June 23, 2007 from injuries she sustained in an automobile accident. Services were held June 28 at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland. Burial was at the Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland, with arrangements by Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland...
Gena (Gean) Marie Paulson Gustafson from Aurelia, died on May 14, 2007. A service will be held on July 6, 2007 at noon at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. Born Feb. 12, 1909, near Bergen, N.D. Her parents, Bernhard, born Jan. 5, 1886 in Aurelia, and Etta Robbins Paulson, born Sept. 4, 1886 in Storm Lake, homesteaded a farm in N.D., and had a son Leslie and another daughter, Ann [Willbrandt] before moving back to Aurelia in 1912...
Carol M. Allender
Carol M. Allender, 52, a resident of Cherokee, and formerly of Davenport, died on Friday, June 22, 2007 at the Good Samaritan Center in Holstein, following an extended illness. Her funeral service will held on June 27 at the McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Chapel, Bettendorf. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer‚s Disease & Related Disorders Foundation...