Obituaries from April 2010
Mildred Welch, age 101, formerly of Storm Lake, died Sunday, April 18, 2010, at Southridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Marshalltown, while in their care, that of Iowa River Hospice, and her loving family. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 21, at United Methodist Church in Storm Lake, with private family burial following at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
Ramona (Mona) Vae Beck
Ramona (Mona) Vae Beck, 77, of Peterson, died after several years of respiratory illness on Saturday, April 24, 2010, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, April 27, at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. Rev. Charles Hall and Rev. Michael Hyde officiated. Funeral arrangements were by Warner Funeral Home of Peterson...
Harold W. "Yubby" Anderson
Funeral services for Harold W. "Yubby" Anderson, 89, of Aurelia, will be Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at 11:00 A.M., at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M., with the family being present, at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established...
Neal E. Rollison
Neal E. Rollison, 87, Cherokee, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Cherokee Regiona Medical Center. Neal was born May 7, 1922 to Linton and Ruth (Stevenson) Rollison in Quimby. He graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee in the class of 1941., and was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U. S. Army, being discharged as a Tech 5. Neal was married to Shirley Nelson, and worked as a switchman for the Illinois Central Railroad for 40 years, retiring in 1982...
Anton "Tony" L. Matula
Anton "Tony" L. Matula, age 90 of Aurelia, passed away Friday, March 12, 2010, at the Cherokee Villa Nursing and Rehab Center in Cherokee. Graveside Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 26 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. LeRoy Rupp will officiate. Greenwood Funeral Home of Cherokee is in Charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
Celestine "Sally" Warburton
Celestine "Sally" Warburton, 84, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, S.D. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Rev. Ethan Sayler will officiate. ...
Brian Lee Goetz
Brian Lee Goetz 54, Sioux City, died at his residence on April 16, 2010, following a brief illness. Brian was born on May 18, 1955 in Omaha, the son of Margaret "Mickey" and Paul Goetz. He graduated from Blessed Sacrament Grade School, and Heelan High School in 1973.After high school, Brian attended Briar Cliff College. ...
Kim Watke, age 52, of Wolsey, S.D., died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Huron Regional Medical Center in Huron, S.D. His funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at Bethesda Church in Huron, S.D., with the Rev. Phil Plett officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Hills of Rest Cemetery in Sioux Falls, S.D. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Kuhler Funeral Home in Huron with his family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit www.kuhlerfuneralhome.com...
Grace Mary Coombs
Grace Mary Coombs, 81, passed away on April 11, 2010. She spent her final days surrounded by her loving family.A memorial will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday April 20, 2010 at Las Candelas, located at 401 East Limberlost in Tucson, Ariz. Family and friends are welcome...
Dennis Harder, 57 year-old son of Nancy and Freddie Harder, died of cancer in December of 2009 in California. Dennis had four brothers - Doug, Jeff, Ron and Bryan, and one sister, Robbin.
Herbert Rasmussen, age 82, of Storm Lake, died April 12, 2010 at Buena Vista Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Visitation was on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia with Military Rites...
Mary Faye Trimble
A "Celebration of Life" services for Mary Faye Trimble of Cherokee, who passed away on Dec. 16, 2009, will be held on Saturday, April 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Rev. Ethan Sayler and Rev. Ray Kruger will officiate...
Doris Paltz, 80, of Ames, and formerly of Nebraska, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at Abbington on Grand Nursing Home in Ames. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 12 at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Gregg Johnson will officiate. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent to www.greenwoodfuneral.com...
DoraDean Kahl, 85, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, April 6 2010, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following injuries suffered in a fall at her home on Easter Sunday, April 4. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, 2010, at First Church of Christ in Cherokee. ...
Beverly I. Ritz
Beverly I. Ritz, age 80, of Monticello, Minn., passed away Sunday, April 4, 2010, at the Buffalo Minnesota Hospital. Beverly was born in Marcus, the daughter of William and Hazel Woodall of Alta. A graveside service and interment will be on Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Marcus. Rev. Scott Bernstein will officiate. Family and friends are invited...
Margaret R. Willems
Margaret R. Willems, 98, of Marcus, Iowa passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2010, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus, Iowa. The Earnest ñ Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Margaret's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Evelyn M. Burns
Evelyn M. Burns, 82, of Cherokee, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2010 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Visitation for the public was held from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with the family present from 4 p.m. ...
Jack A. Blades
Jack A. Blades Jack A. Blades, 85, of Cherokee, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2010 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, April 6, at 10:30 a.m. at Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey deVega will officiate. ...