Obituaries from August 2007
Bernice M. Eischen
Bernice M. Eischen, 91, of Cherokee, died Thursday Aug. 23, 2007, in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Cherokee, following a lengthy illness. Services were held Tuesday Aug. 28, 2007, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee. ...
Donald N. Wieland
Donald Nelson Wieland, 80, of Aurelia, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services were held on Aug.22 at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Harold Werley officiating. ...
Erich L. "Shorty" Ritz
Erich L. "Shorty" Ritz, 86, of Washta, died on Friday, Aug. 17, 2007 in the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center.
Graveside memorial services will be held at a later date. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee has charge of the arrangements.
Bryan "Butch" Dale Cowan
Bryan "Butch" Dale Cowan, 63, of rural Quimby, died Aug. 13, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a year and a half battle with esophageal cancer. Funeral services were held on Friday, August 17 at the Washta United Methodist Church. Rev. Carolyn Hollar and Rev. Bob Blair officiated...
Albert LeRoy Lothrop
There were graveside services held for Albert LeRoy Lothrop, 71, on Aug. 17 at 10 a.m., at Oak Hill Cemetary 5N, lot 54, grave # 7
Lucille M. Radcliffe
Lucille M. Radcliffe, 86, of Marcus, died on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007 at the home in Marcus. The Earnest-Rohde Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Michael Joseph Letsche
Michael Joseph Letsche, 14, of rural Marcus, died on Monday, Aug. 13, 2007 at his home near Marcus. The Earnest-Rohde Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Roger Linn, 73, long time ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) survivor, died of complications from prostate cancer on Aug. 11, 2007, at a Sioux City hospital. Services were held Aug.15 in Correctionville. Burial was in the Good Hope Cemetery. A Memorial Service was held at the Grace United Methodist Church, with Pastor Terry Fetterman and Rev. Sheryl K. Ashley officiating...
B.N. "Nate" Rowen
B.N. "Nate" Rowen, 86, of Bonner Springs, Kan. and former longtime Cherokee resident, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 at the Providence Place Nursing Home in Kansas City, Kan. Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 17 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Reverend Magrey deVega officiated. Burial was in the Newell,Ia Cemetery. There was a Masonic service on Thurday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home...
Peter Christian Johnson
Peter Christian Johnson, 61, of Cherokee, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007 at his home, following an apparent heart attack. Services were held Tuesday Aug. 14, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand will officiated. ...
Brian Russell Kahl
Brian Russell Kahl, 52, died on Aug. 9, 2007 after a battle with colon cancer. Funeral services will be held in Wichita, Kan., Saturday Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Brian was born on July 18, 1955 to Russell and Sonia (Boughton) Kahl, He spent his early years in Cherokee. ...
William Edward Jackes
William Edward Jackes, 92, of Fort Pierce, Fla., died on August 11, 2007 surrounded by his family. Services will be held today at 3 p.m. at the Holstein United Methodist Church with Pastor Todd Schlitter officiating. Burial will be in the Holstein Cemetery with full military rites by Dessel Schmidt American Legion Post #225 of Holstein. Visitation was held on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the family present at the Barker Funeral Home in Holstein...
Glen Elmer Meyer
Glen Elmer Meyer, 80, of Carroll (formerly of Westside) died Thursday, August 9, 2007, at the St. Anthony Regional Hospital. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at the Dahn & Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll with the Reverend Carl Noble officiating. ...
Beverly Ann Schultz
Beverly Ann Schultz, 77, died Aug. 8, 2007, at Absolute Nursing Home in Gasport, New York, following a lengthy illness with Alzheimer's. Beverly was born Jan. 9, 1930 in O'Brien County, the daughter of Ray and Alice (Fraser) Schultz. She attended and graduated from Peterson High School in 1948...
Ruth E. Petlon
Ruth E. Petlon, 84, of Aurelia, died on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at 5 a.m. in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 11, at 11 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, Pastor Larry Nilson officiating. Burial was in the Elk Township Cemetery, north of Alta...
Dennis Richard Fritz, 63, of Washta, Iowa, died on Tuesday, 31 July 2007 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Memorial services were held on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Holstein, With Pastor Curtis Benson officiating. Burial was at the Holstein Cemetery. Visitation was held preceding the funeral from noon to 2 p.m. at the church. Barker Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements...
Anna Mae Gochenour
Anna Mae Gochenour, 82, of Humboldt, died on July 29, 2007 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt. Burial will be at the Union Cemetery in Humboldt. Visitation with the family was held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt...
Hazel Eleanora Mohr
Hazel E. Mohr, 79, of Cushing, died on Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at her home, after a brief illness. Services were held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2007 at St. John Lutheran Church in Cushing with Pastor Sheryl K. Ashley officiating. Burial was in the Holstein Cemetery. ...