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Obituaries from December 2009

Janice Lux (12/30/09)
Janice Lux, age 69, of Cherokee,passed away Friday, December 25, 2009 at her residence. Memorial services were held at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee,with Father Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Greenwood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Dale Lynn Fuhrman (12/30/09)
Dale Lynn Fuhrman, 67, Eden Prairie, Minn., died on Dec. 19, 2009. Funeral services were held on Dec. 22 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church at 13600 Technology Drive in Eden Prairie, Minn. Pastor Rod Anderson officiated. Interment as held at the Eden Prairie Cemetery in Eden Prairie, Minn...
Jake E. Dixson, Sr. (12/28/09)
Jake E. Dixson, Sr., 88, of Marcus, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services took place at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. Rev. Robert Blair officiated. Burial, with military honors, was at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed to www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Margie (Tarbill) Van Roekel (12/24/09)
Margie (Tarbill) Van Roekel, 66, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Cherokee, passed away Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 in the North Kansas City Hospital. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Ethan Sayler will officiate. ...
Marie A. Kent (12/23/09)
Marie A. Kent, 71, of Urbandale, passed away Friday, Dec. 11, in Mansfield, Ohio. Marie was a resident of Ida Grove for 15 years, was a therapist at Plains Area Mental Health Center during that time and also did much volunteer work before she retired and moved to Urbandale in 2002. When Marie moved to Urbandale, she became an almost full-time volunteer for many community groups...
Kathleen Ann Juffer (12/21/09)
Kathleen Ann Juffer, age 59, of Mason City, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 17, 2009, at the Good Shepherd Health Center,from complications related to early-onset Alzheimer's Disease. A Celebration of Life was held at 11a.m. on Monday, December 21, 2009, at Grace Evangelical Free Church, 440 North Illinois. with Pastor Scott Davis officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date...
Doris L. Fry (12/21/09)
Doris L. Fry, 88, of Marcus, Iowa, passed away Saturday evening, December 19, 2009, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 2009, at the Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus, with the Rev. Liz Pfeifle officiating. Interment will be in the Marcus-Amherst Cemetery...
Arlene Nagel (12/21/09)
Arlene Nagel, 84, of rural Cherokee, Iowa, passed away Saturday morning, December 19, 2009 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 22nd, at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
Martha Catherine Anderson (12/18/09)
Martha Catherine Anderson, 95, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, at Country Side Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services are pending at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com.
Robert W. Messerole (12/18/09)
Robert W. Messerole, 72, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 19 2009, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. ...
Faye Trimble (12/18/09)
Robert W. Messerole (12/18/09)
Robert W. Messerole, 72, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 19 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Pastor Father Armand Bertrand will officiate. ...
George H. Yasuda (12/18/09)
George H. Yasuda, 92 of Bellevue, formerly of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque. Services will be at 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 21 at Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with burial to follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday, Dec. 21 from 10 a.m. until service time at the Boothby Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kingeryfuneralhome.com...
Florence A. Heinen (12/18/09)
Florence A. Heinen, 79, passed away Dec. 15, 2009 at Golden Oaks Nursing Center in Enid, Okla. She was born Feb. 6, 1930 in Cherokee to John and Mary (Albers) Umhoefer . Services are pending at this time. Florence graduated from Cleghorn High School, and married Robert Heinen on April 26, 1950 at Maryhill. They moved from Iowa to Canon City, Colo. and then to Bartlesville, Okla. in 1988...
Edna "Betty" Littlehale (12/18/09)
Edna "Betty" Littlehale, 89, of Cherokee, a former Ames resident, passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 19, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. ...
Martha Catherine Anderson (12/18/09)
Martha Catherine Anderson, age 95, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor James Steen will officiate. ...
Loyce P. "Mike" Cates (12/17/09)
Loyce P. "Mike" Cates, 77, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 16, 2009 in Country Side Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec.18, at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Richard Arndt will officiate and burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Cherokee. ...
Ruby G. Monroe (12/16/09)
Ruby G. Monroe, 91, of Cherokee, made her final journey home on Sunday evening, Dec. 13, 2009 surrounded by her loving family at her home in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. ...
James Stratton (12/16/09)
Private family services will be held for former Cherokee resident and meat cutter, James Stratton, 68, who passed away on Dec. 11, 2009 at Enloe Hospital in Chico, Calf. Arrangements are under the direction of the Neptune Society of Northern, California, Chico Branch...
D. Duane Hackett (12/16/09)
Gwendolyn Halstrom (12/16/09)
Gwendolyn Halstrom, 84, of Cherokee, passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2009 at the home of her son in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 17, at 10:30 a.m. at the Oakdale Evangelical Free Church, rural Meriden.Pastor Clint Hogrefe and Pastor Merle Wester will officiate Burial will be in the Liberty Cemetery, rural Meriden.There will be a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m. ...
Gabrielle "Gabby" Gladys Kellen (12/09/09)
Gabrielle "Gabby" Gladys Kellen, two-month old daughter of Karl and Melissa (Kraft) Kellen of Granville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. ...
Mark J. Roethler (12/09/09)
Mark J. Roethler, 69, of Marcus, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009 at The Villages Regional Hospital in Lady Lake, Fla. A Memorial Mass took place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 at the Holy Name Catholic Church, with The Very Reverend Armand Bertrand officiating, and burial will take place at Holy Name Cemetery at a later date. ...
AudreyM.Sieh (12/09/09)
AudreyM.Sieh, 82, formerly of Paullina, passed away Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 at her home in Ames, where she had lived since 2000 with her son Barry. Audrey died from complications with her lungs. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 11, at 10:30 a.m. ...
Gladys Martha Rupp (12/02/09)
Gladys Martha Rupp, 89, formerly of Cherokee, died on Nov. 24, 2009 at her home in Petaluma, Calif., where she lived since 2006 when she moved to be near her daughter, Ruth. Gladys died of the complications from a stroke. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Dec. 5, 2009, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with a family burial at Maryhill Cemetery. Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Larry D. Wheeler (12/02/09)
Larry D. Wheeler, 71, of Cherokee, passed away Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009, at Careage Hills, in Cherokee. Memorial services were held 10:30 a.m. on Monday, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Richard Arndt officiated. A private family burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee at a later date...
Roger D. Jackson (12/02/09)
Roger D. Jackson, 58, of Cherokee, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Bob Stout officiated. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Visitation was on Sunday November 29 at the Boothby Funeral Home, with the family present from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. On line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Amos A. Leonard, Sr. (12/02/09)
Amos A. Leonard, Sr, 80, of Cherokee, died Friday Nov. 20, 2009 in the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a brief illness. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday Nov. 24, in the Washta Methodist Church in Washta. Reverend Gary McDonough officiated. ...