Obituaries from May 2011
Teresa Ann Walden-Norland
Teresa Ann Walden-Norland, 47, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2011, after a long battle with cancer. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Cedar Township Cemetery outside Larrabee. A family gathering will follow. Teresa was born March 4, 1964, and lived on a farm in the Cherokee area most of her young life. ...
Marlene E. Jenness
Marlene E. Jenness of Cherokee, age 61, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia., with Pastor Larry G. ...
Gaylord Frederick Franken
Gaylord Frederick Franken, age 92, of Daytona Beach Shores, Fla. and formerly of Schaller, died peacefully in his sleep at home in Daytona Beach Shores on May 17, 2011. Visitation with the family will be Sunday, May 29, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Storm Lake Methodist Church. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Kelly Schwarz, 8, of Marcus, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at his home, surrounded by his family. Mass of Christian Burial took place at 10:30 a.m. today at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. The Father Armand Bertrand officiated. Burial followed at the parish cemetery. ...
George "Ed" Bevard
George "Ed" Bevard, age 81 of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor James Steen will officiate. ...
H. Maxine (Wilkie) Johnson
H. Maxine (Wilkie) Johnson, 92, of Yuma, Ariz. passed away on May 2, 2011. Her celebration of life was held at the Gloria de Cristo Lutheran Church on May 9 with Pastor Bill Timm officiating. There will be a graveside service at Larrabee in Cedar Cemetery on Saturday, May 28 at 2 p.m...
Curtis E. Preheim
Curtis E. Preheim, 86, of Freeman, S.D., died May 13, 2011 at Oakview Terrace in Freeman. The funeral was held Tuesday, May 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Salem Mennonite Church of rural Freeman. Pastor George O'Reilly officiated with music provided by Sharla Unruh, organist and the Salem Mennonite Men's Chorus...
Dwight W. Coombs
Dwight W. Coombs, 53, of Cherokee, passed away Friday morning, May 13, 2011 at Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Private family services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com. Dwight was born on Oct. 29, 1957 to Ruth (Wallace) and Daniel Coombs Sr. ...
Ronald Linn Schallau
Ronald Linn Schallau, 65, left this life holding the hand of his beloved daughter, Heather, on April 10, 2011 after battling his body and spirit for so many years. He is survived by Heather and Holly (Jordan) with husband Michael, grandchildren Ellie and Alex and ex-wives/friends, Lynda (Torpin) Antonsen and Shaun Morris. ...
Visitation for the late Donald Erdmann was held on Sunday May 15, 2011, at Washburn-McReavy Funeral Home in New Hope, Minn. Funeral services were held today at 10 a.m. at New Hope Church, 4225 Gettysburg Ave, New Hope, Minn. Interment will be at Woodland Hills Cemetery, Mankato, Minn...
Jerry Keith Haight
Jerry Keith Haight of Solon,Iowa, age 72, died Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at his home on the lake, surrounded by his family. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2011 at the Solon United Methodist Church, with the Reverend Carol Kress presiding. Private family inurnment will be in Oakland Cemetery in Solon. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids, located at 2121 Bowling Street SW and also for an hour prior to services Saturday at the church...
H. Maxine Johnson
H. Maxine Johnson, 92, of Yuma, Ariz. passed away on May 2, 2011. Her celebration of life was held at the Gloria de Cristo Lutheran Church on May 9 with Pastor Bill Timm officiating. There will be a family prayer service at Larrabee in Cedar Cemetery at a later date...
Lawrence W. Bahr
Lawrence W. Bahr, 70, of Quimby, passed away Friday, May 6, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services are being held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby. Pastor Don Meyer will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. ...
Kay L. Specht
Kay L. Specht, age 67, of Holstein, passed away on Friday, May 06, 2011 at the St Luke's Regional Medical Center of Sioux City. A memorial service was held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Holstein with the Pastor Jerry R. Miller officiating. Burial will be at the Holstein Cemetery of Holstein. There was no visitation. The Nicklas D Jensen Funeral Home of Holstein is in charge of the arrangements...
Ethel (Hiemstra) Weiss
Funeral services for Ethel L. Weiss, 85, of Spirit Lake, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee with Pastor Jim Steen officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00, at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia...
Betty R. Bjorge
Betty R. Bjorge of Cherokee, 93, passed away Friday, May 6, 2011 at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Funeral services for Marilyn M. Fett, 80, of Aurelia, formerly of Storm Lake, were held at 2 p.m.on Sunday, May 1, 2011, at the Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake, with Pastor Steve Schulz officiating. Burial was in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Hanover. Visitation was Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 to 8, at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia...
Rojane B. Witcombe
Funeral services for RoJane B. Witcombe, 78, of Aurelia will be Thursday, May 5, 2011, at 10:30 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Missy Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee. Visitation will be held at the United Methodist Church on Wednesday with the family present from 4:00 P.M. ...
James M. Reinholdt
James M. Reinholdt, age 29, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2011, in Emmetsburg. Funeral Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 29, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Pocahontas, with Fr. Andrew Hoffmann officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Pocahontas...
Eleanor L. "Elly" Ruble
Eleanor L. "Elly" Ruble of Cherokee,79,passed away Saturday morning April 30, 2011 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 3rd, at 10:30 a.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee, Iowa. Pastor Jim Steen officiated. ...
Mary E. Feeney
Mary E. Feeney, 88, of Kingsley, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mass of Christian Burial took place at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley. Father Mark J. Stoll celebrate Mass. ...