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Obituaries from August 2011

LaVern C. Heesch (08/31/11)
LaVern C. Heesch, 82, of Daly City, California, formerly of Marcus, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 at the Seton Medical Center in Daly City. Arrangements are pending with the Earnest - Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Robert Z Coombs (08/30/11)
Robert Zoma Coombs was reunited with his wife Grace M. Coombs in the Grand Heavens above on Aug. 13, 2011. Services for Robert Z. Coombs will be held on Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. Naval Honor Guard will present the Honors Ceremony at the Southern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, 1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, Sierra Vista, AZ. His final resting place will be in the Columbaria: Wall 3 Section H Row 2 Site 1 for visitation...
Helen Ruby Draper (08/29/11)
Helen Ruby Draper, 80, of Cherokee, passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 in Cherokee, following a 14-year battle with cancer. Funeral services are being held today at 2 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Tom Lewis will officiate. Visitation was from 1 p.m. ...
Phillis Maxine Kulaszewski (08/26/11)
Phillis Maxine Kulaszewski of Vinton, age 91, formerly of Cherokee, passed away Aug. 22, 2011 at the Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27at the Immaculate Conception Gymnasium. Msgr. Kenneth Seifried will officiate. ...
Bernice "Berni" Hinkhouse Boykin (08/24/11)
Bernice "Berni" Hinkhouse Boykin, age 59, of Sioux City (formerly of Aurora, Colo.), passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 at her mother's house in Correctionville. A funeral service was held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Salem Lutheran Church of Correctionville with the Rev. Robert Chapman officiating...
Claude Ronald Timmins (08/24/11)
Claude Ronald Timmins of Okoboji, age 88 - formerly of Estherville - passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at Stonebridge Suites in Milford. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Milford. A memorial visitation was held Wednesday, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. with a Vigil for the Deceased at 6 p.m. at the Schuchert Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Arnolds Park Public Library...
Donita LaVae Barnes (08/22/11)
Donita LaVae Barnes, 76, of Peterson, passed away Thursday evening, Aug. 18, 2011 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held today at 11 a.m. at the Sutherland Church of Christ. Pastor John Erickson and Mike Cooper officiated. There was a family prayer service at 10:45 a.m. at the church this morning, and burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
John B. Fry (08/19/11)
John B. Fry, 91, of Marcus, passed away on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will were held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus. Liz Pfeifle officiated. Burial followed at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. ...
Thomas L. Heidenreich (08/19/11)
Thomas L. Heidenreich of Cherokee ,age 57, passed away from pancreatic cancer at his residence on Tuesday,Aug. 16, 2011. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Pastor James Steen will officiate...
Charles Frank "Chuck" Shell (08/18/11)
Charles Frank "Chuck" Shell was born August 9th, 1945, to Andrew and Leona Shell in Oelwein, Iowa. He was the second of four children. Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Leona Shell, and one sister Hope. He is survived by his loving wife, Connie Kay Shell; his daughters Christine and Catherine; sons-in-law Ramesh and Rober; grandchildren Tatianna and Mahesh; his sister, Mary, and his brother, Steve...
John B. Fry (08/17/11)
John B. Fry of Marcus,91,passed away on Monday, August 15, 2011 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2011, at Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus. Rev. Liz Pfeifle will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. ...
James E. Booth Jr. (08/17/11)
James E. Booth Jr., 73, of Grinnell, died on Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at the Mayflower Health Care Center in Grinnell. A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. today at St. John's Lutheran Church in Grinnell, with Muriel Johannessen officiating. Interment was at Hazelwood Cemetery in Grinnell. A flag folding ceremony was conducted by the Grinnell Veterans Ceremonial Unit...
Raymond Halder (08/17/11)
Raymond Halder of Cherokee, age 79,passed away Thursday, August 11, 2011 at Careage Hills in Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 10:30 A.M. Monday, August 15, 2011, at the Immaculate Conception Gymnasium. Father Richard Ries officiated. Burial took place at Mt. ...
Vernon Rath (08/15/11)
Funeral services for Vernon E. Rath, 83, of Aurelia, were held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2011, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia and visitation was Friday from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. A memorial fund has been established. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of arrangements...
Kermit T. Hazen (08/12/11)
Kermit T. Hazen of Cherokee, formerly of Cleghorn, passed away at the age of 97 on August 10, 2011 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 13th, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Church of Christ in Cherokee. ...
Duane Conn Fee (08/12/11)
Duane Fee, a resident of Walnut Creek, California, passed away July 15, 2011 at the age of 83. Duane was born in Cherokee on July 5, 1928, to the late James and Ethel Fee. He was a graduate of Quimby High School, Iowa State University, and Arizona State University. Duane married the love of his life, Carol (McGee) in...
Tammy Ann Trout (08/11/11)
Tammy Ann Trout, age 43 of North Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 30, 2011, at the Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock. Graveside Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at the Meriden Cemetery in rural Meriden. ...
Denise Jones (08/11/11)
Denise Jones of rural Cleghorn, age 49, passed away at her residence on Monday, August 08, 2011. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 13, 2011 at the Cherokee V.F.W. Carey Hetrick will officiate. Burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will begin one...
Tammy Ann Trout (08/05/11)
Tammy Ann Trout, age 43 of North Little Rock, Ark., passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 30, 2011, at the Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock. Graveside Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Meriden Cemetery in rural Meriden. ...
Shirley N. Vannorsdel (08/05/11)
Shirley N. Vannorsdel of Kingsley, 81, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 5, 2011 at the Johnson - Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley, with Rev. Bob Blair officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Esther Helen Brown (08/03/11)
Funeral services for Esther Brown, 94, of Spirit Lake were held Monday, August 1, 2011 at First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake.Burial was at Memory Gardens. Esther Helen Brown was born July 17, 1917 to Elmer and Stella (Kimball) Bisbee in Spencer. After graduation from Spencer High School, she worked as an assistant librarian at the public library and later as the high school librarian...