Services will be Feb. 17, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. for Dorothy Ann Sophia
Krull, 84, of Holstein at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Holstein.
The Rev. Curtis Benson will officiate with burial in Holstein Cemetery
in Holstein under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Holstein.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the family
present from 6 to 8 p.m.
Mrs. Krull died Feb. 14 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux
Mrs. Krull was born Feb. 14, 1916 in Holstein, the daughter of Louie
and Louise (Will) Goettsch. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul
Evangelical Lutheran Church. She attended local school and graduated from
Holstein High School.
She married William Krull Dec. 29, 1938 in Sioux City. He died in 1999.
She was a past member of some bridge clubs.
Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Kathleen and Gerald
Bloch of Slayton, Minn., and Linnae and Richard Scheffel of Maynard; three
grandchildren, Laurie and her husband, Jon Clauson, Michael Bloch and Robert
Scheffel; a sister, Delores Witt of Holstein; a brother and his wife, LaVern
and Ona Mae Goettsch of Holstein; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were Feb. 15, 2000 for Lucille Gloria Taylor, 76,
of Sioux City at Larkin Northside Funeral Home in Sioux City. Dr. Louis
E. Lotz of Morningside Reformed Church officiated. The body was cremated.
Mrs. Taylor died Feb. 12 at Embassy Rehab and Care Center in Sergeant
Mrs. Taylor was born March 15, 1923, in Ida Grove, the daughter of
Frank J. and Dagmar Hedwig (Han-sen) Carpenter.
She owned and operated the Scandia Tap Club in Sioux City for many
years. She owned and operated an upholstering company for 15 years in Le
She was a Protestant and was a member and past president of the Le
Mars Eagles Club.
Survivors include a son, Charles Ferguson of Tacoma, Wash.; two daughter,
Dona O'Neil of Olympia, Wash., and Corinne and her husband, Richard Kober
of Sergeant Bluff; a brother, Earnest Carpenter of Houston; a sister, Francis
Petit of Holstein; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were Feb. 11, 2000 for Mary M. Munster, 88, of Battle Creek
at First Presbyterian Church in Battle Creek. The Rev. Benjamin Ray officiated
with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery under the direction of Christensen-Ciha
Funeral Home in Battle Creek.
Mrs. Munster died Feb. 6 at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek.
Mrs. Munster was born Dec. 15, 1911, in Battle Creek, the daughter
of Christian and Caroline (Sand-berg) Hummelgard. She was raised in Battle
Creek and graduated from Battle Creek High School in 1929.
She married Harvey Munster June 19, 1930, at the Little Brown Church
in Nashua. The couple made their home in Battle Creek, where they owned
and operated Standard Oil Station until 1964. They later retired and moved
to Arnolds Park, where they lived until his death in 1970. She returned
to Battle Creek and worked at the group home. She also drove patients to
and from their doctor's appointments and other activities. She entered
Willow Dale Care Center in 1986.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and Order of the Eastern
Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Marlys and Raymond
Mitzner of Lakewood, Wash., and Audrey and Keith Farris of Columbus, Ga.;
a son and his wife, Marlin and Hilda Munster of Mabelton, Ga.; 11 grandchildren;
15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Rev. Emil Zmijewski
Services were Feb. 10, 2000 for Rev. Emil R. Zmijewski, 82, of Odebolt
at Trinity Lutheran Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Hilmer J. Hafner officiated
with burial in Odebolt Cemetery under the direction of Farber and Otteman
Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Rev. Zmijewski died Feb. 7 at Eventide Lutheran Home for the Aged in
Rev. Zmijewski was born March 9, 1917, in Russia. He lived in Poland
and Germany before moving to the United States in the early 1960s. He was
a Lutheran minister in Poland and Germany. After coming to the United States,
he continued his studies for the ministry and served the Faith Lutheran
Church in Deloit and St. John's Lutheran Church in Stockholm Township,
Survivors include his wife of Odebolt; two daughters and a son, all
living in West Germany; a granddaughter; and a sister in Germany.
Services were Feb. 12, 2000 for Joyce P. Bolles, 68, of Sioux City at
Nelson-Berger Morningside Chapel. The Rev. David Morris of Wesley United
Methodist Church officiated with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux
Mrs. Bolles died Feb. 10 at a Sioux City hospital.
Mrs. Bolles was born Feb. 25, 1931, in Anthon, the daughter of Walter
and Viola (Dicus) Short. She attended school and graduated from Correctionville.
She married Clyde H. Bolles Sept. 19, 1950, in Holstein. The couple
moved to Sioux City from Hinton in 1959. She was employed with St. Joseph's
Hospital and Marian Health Center for 33 years as a nurse's assistant and
mental health technician. She retired in 1993.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and active in S.A.L.T.
She was a previous member of Heart Mothers Association and Veterans of
Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband; three sons, Michael H. and his wife,
Toni Bolles of Springhill, Kan., Curtis E. and his wife, Michaelle Bolles
of Sioux City and Kenneth C. Bolles of Olathe, Kan.; a daughter, Linda
L. Lukken of Sioux City; five grandchildren, Aaron Dean and Amy Lynn Lukken
and Eric Alana, Brian Scott and Dylan Marie Bolles; six sisters, Alice
Van Laningham of Sioux City, Francis E. Short of Lake Elsinore, Calif.,
Doris Rasmussen of Bronson, Lois Smith of Ida Grove, Delores Vest of Orange
City and Virginia Seitzinger of Smithland; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials, in her name, may be directed to Arthritis Foundation and
Services were Feb. 10, 2000 for Frieda C. Elam, 84, of Council Bluffs,
formerly of Holstein and Correctionville, at Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home
in Council Bluffs. The Rev. Howard Pruitt of Church of God of Prophecy
officiated with burial in Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Elam died Feb. 7 at Immanuel Health Systems-South in Council Bluffs.
Mrs. Elam was born in Holstein and graduated from Correctionville High
School in 1933. She had been a resident of Council Bluffs since 1943.
She married Ronald Elam, who died in 1978.
She attended Church of God of Prophecy.
Survivors include three sons, Melvin L. and his wife, Joni Elam of
Shell Knob, Mo., Clayton G. Elam of Council Bluffs and Roger L. Elam of
Harlan; two daughters, Velda J. Scott and Bev and her husband, Steve Griffis,
all of Council Bluffs; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister,
Henrietta Kroll of Sioux City; and nieces and nephews.
Services were Feb. 15, 2000 for Albert W. Whitenack, 80, of Schleswig
at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig. Burial was in Morgan Cemetery
under the direction of Huebner Funeral Home in Schleswig.
Mr. Whitenack died Feb. 13 at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek.
Services were Feb. 12, 2000 for Milton H. Nelson, 90, of Denison at
Denison Baptist Church in Denison. The Rev. Art Anderson officiated with
burial in Kiron Cemetery in Kiron under the direction of Pfannebecker Funeral
Home in Denison.
Mr. Nelson died Feb. 9 at Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison.
Mr. Nelson was born July 18, 1909, on a farm in Otter Creek Township,
near Kiron, the son of Nels Gustaf and Emily (Monson) Nelson. He was raised
on the farm and received his education in the Kiron vicinity. Following
his education, he farmed with his father.
He married Leona Louise Jepsen April 13, 1941, in Denison. The couple
farmed on two different farms in Stockholm Township from 1941 to 1949.
In January 1949, they moved to Denison where he was employed at Denison
Dairy until 1961. He was then employed at the Dr. Pepper plant and Petersen
Manufacturing for a few years. In 1965, he became a custodian at the Denison
Community Schools, retiring in 1975.
He was a member of the Denison Baptist Church, where he had served
as deacon, trustee, usher and Sunday School secretary. He was honored as
Mr. Nelson and his sisters, Ellen and Myrtle, formed the Nelson Trio,
singing for many occasions. He also sang with a male chorus when he was
Survivors include his wife; three sons and their wives, Duane and Dot
Nelson of Papillion, Neb., Steven and Susan Nelson of Fayetteville, Ark.,
and Lance and Sandy Nelson of Denison; a daughter, Linda Burlingham of
Plainsboro, N.J.; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandsons; nieces and nephews;
and other relatives.
Services were Feb. 12, 2000 for Coy J. Robinson, five-month-old son
of Jamie Robinson and Sarah Renfer of Le Mars, at Earnest-Michaelson Funeral
Home in Kingsley. The Rev. Larry Fett of Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars
Coy died unexpectedly Feb. 9 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
Coy was born Aug. 11, 1999, in Sioux City.
Survivors include his parents; paternal grandparents, Dave and Deb
Robinson of Kingsley; maternal grandmother, Mary Renfer of Ryan; paternal
great-grandmothers, Betty Dickman of Kingsley and Dorothy Robinson of Remsen;
paternal great-great-grandmother, Katherine Dickman of Holstein; and aunts,
uncles and cousins.
Services were Jan. 24, 2000 for Ryan David Ortman, two-month-old son
of Dave and Kay (Witt-meier) Ortman of Worthing, S.D., at Dindot-Klusmann
Chapel in Lennox, S.D. The Rev. DeAnn Eidem officiated with burial in Tyndall
Cemetery in Tyndall, S.D.
Ryan died unexpectedly while taking a nap on Jan. 21.
Ryan was born Nov. 3, 1999, at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls,
S.D. He lived with his family in Worthing, S.D. His father was a former
Battle Creek resident.
Survivors include his parents; a brother, Andrew; grandparents, Peggy
Lindquist of Battle Creek, LeRoy and Nancy Ortman of Bella Vista, Ark.,
and Ken and Norma Wittmeier of Tyndall, S.D.; a great-grandmother, Clara
Bittner of Menno, S.D.; and other relatives.
Kenneth W. Bruene, 84, of Battle Creek died Feb. 2, 2000. No services
are planned with arrangements under the direction of Christy-Smith Morningside
Chapel in Sioux City.
Mr. Bruene was born July 23, 1915, on a farm near Cushing, the son
of Rudolph and Minnie Elizabeth (Kabish) Bruene. He graduated from Cushing
He married Norma Wesellink Feb. 19, 1949, in Sioux City. The couple
farmed in rural Correctionville for many years. She died in 1990. He entered
Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek in August 1997.
He was a member of Cushing Lutheran Church, Hillside Church of Christ,
National Farm Organization and served on Producers Livestock Board in Sioux
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Janet and Roland Loehr
of Rockport, Texas; a sister, Ruth Goodburn of Cushing; two grandchildren,
Christopher Loehr and Calleus Orr; and a brother-in-law, Roger Wesellink
of Sioux City.
OBITUARIES FROM FEBRUARY 9, 2000 COURIER
Services were Feb. 5, 2000 for Harold V. Kallin, 80, of Ida Grove at
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Gerald M. Fisch officiated
with burial in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Ida Grove under the direction
of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mr. Kallin died Feb. 2 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.
Mr. Kallin was born Oct. 25, 1919, in Bedford, the son of Victor and
Rella (Fulton) Kallin. He grew up and received his education in Ida Grove,
graduating from Ida Grove High School in 1937. He served in the U.S. Army
in the Pacific Theatre during World War II and also devoted 37 years to
the Army National Guard, retiring as a colonel.
He married Mary Louise Lamoureux Sept. 24, 1942, at St. Joseph Catholic
Church in Salix. The couple made their home in Ida Grove, where he owned
and operated Ida Grove Granite Company, continuing in the family business
that originated with his father and grandfather. Over the years, he also
was a bus driver for the Battle Creek-Ida Grove School District and was
a driver for GOMACO. In recent years, he was a salesman for Carlyle Monument
He served on the Ida Grove School Board for nine years.
Survivors include his wife; five sons, Victor and his wife, Connie
Kallin, of Bonita Springs, Fla., Francis Kallin and his special friend,
Susie Hicks, of Davenport, John and his wife, Kathy Kallin, of Ida Grove,
Gerald and his wife, Pat Kallin, of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Thomas and
his wife, Eileen Kallin, of Estero, Fla.; six daughters, Mary Jean and
her husband, Dennis Johnson, and Elizabeth "Betty" and her husband, John
Baker, all of Fort Myers, Fla., Eileen and her husband, Dennis Cegla, of
Walworth, N.Y., Rose Marie Kallin of Colorado Springs, Colo., Margaret
and her husband, Joe Lemek, of Sioux City and Jane and her husband, Bruce
Otto, of Storm Lake; 27 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a
sister and her husband, Rose and Herb Wellendorf of Schleswig.
Julius "Jack" Hanks
Services were Feb. 5, 2000 for Julius "Jack" Hanks, 91, of Battle Creek
at First Presbyterian Church in Battle Creek. Dr. Herbert Johnson officiated
with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery in Battle Creek under the direction
of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Battle Creek.
Mr. Hanks died Feb. 2 at his home.
Mr. Hanks was born Nov. 29, 1908, in Corydon, the son of James Riley
and Emma Etta (Rogers) Hanks. He was raised and educated in the Ida Grove
He married Gertrude Caroline Jacobsen Jan. 15, 1930. He was employed
in heavy road construction, as a shipbuilder, welder, farmer, night policeman
and at the landfill. He also mowed lawns, cleared snow and tilled gardens.
He was a member of Battle Creek Senior Citizens.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth and his wife, Phyllis Hanks of
Rapid City, S.D., and Phillip Hanks of New Braunfels, Texas; two daughters,
Carolyn Witter of Battle Creek and Darlene and her husband, Earl Zoch of
Arthur; 18 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Services were Feb. 3, 2000 for Walter Henry "Bud" Rohde, 94, of Mapleton
at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Mapleton. The Rev. Scott Fiege officiated
with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City under the direction
of Armstrong Funeral Service in Mapleton.
Mr. Rohde died Jan. 31 at Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton.
Mr. Rohde was born July 22, 1905, in Mapleton, the son of Claus and
Maggie (Ragis) Rohde. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.
He had lived in the Mapleton area his entire life, except for one and a
half years when he lived in Sioux City and Storm Lake.
He married Alma Hesse Oct. 31, 1932, in Mapleton. He was employed at
the Golden Rule Store for six years, then did livestock trucking from 1945-46.
In 1946, he bought McVicker Produce, renaming it Bud's Produce, which the
couple operated until 1964. He then worked in trucking, hauling gravel,
until retiring in 1978. She died in 1981.
He was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church.
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Phyllis and Dale Rotnicke
of Mapleton; a son and his wife, Leonard and Jane Rohde of Sheldon; 12
grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
Services were Feb. 3, 2000 for Jimmy Regennitter, 63, of Sioux City,
formerly of Holstein, at the United Methodist Church in Holstein. The Rev.
Judith A. Piper officiated with burial in Holstein Ceme-tery under the
direction of Barker Funeral Home in Holstein.
Mr. Regennitter died Jan. 31 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center
in Sioux City.
Mr. Regennitter was born May 10, 1936, in Washta, the son of Albert
John and Mae (Coon) Regennitter. He was raised and educated in Washta.
He served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include seven children, Mike Regennitter, Marion Linden,
Jeffrey and his wife, Denise Regennitter, Brian and his wife, Shawn Regennitter,
and Rodney and his wife, Traci Regennitter, all of Holstein, Jimmy Dean
and his wife, Jacqueline Regennitter of Storm Lake and Ardythe and her
husband, Kenneth Blair of Harlan; and 18 grandchildren, Zachary, Derek,
Kiley, Cody, Anne, Ami, Angel, Abra, Quentin, Jennifer, Jeremy, Andrea,
Mark, Justin, Tanner, Caleb, Shantel and Kelby.
Also, 12 brothers and sisters, Maurice and his wife, Opal Regennitter
of Quimby, Albert Jr. and his wife, Maryann Regennitter of Pacifica, Calif.,
Beverly and her husband, Kenneth Green of New Sharon, Mary Kurtz of Quimby,
Annabelle and her husband, LeRoy Paulsen of Washta, Vernon and his wife,
Karen Regennitter of Ritzville, Wash., Doris Meyer of Washta, Beth and
her husband, Bob Nelson of Tabor, Dean and his wife, Vicky Regennitter
of Aurelia, Kenny and his wife, Elsie Regennitter of Atalissa, Glen and
his wife, Rosine Regennitter of Oxford Junction and Kenneth and his wife,
Elsie Hollingshead of California.
Services were Feb. 8, 2000 for Farrell Edmond Edwards, 79, of Ida Grove,
formerly of Correctionville, at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
The Rev. John Schauer officiated with burial in Correctionville Cemetery.
Mr. Edwards died Feb. 6 at Morningside Rehab and Care Center in Ida
Mr. Edwards was born June 11, 1920, the son of John Henry and Julie
(Livermore) Edwards. He grew up and received his education in the Correctionville
area, then served in the United States Army during World War II. Following
the war, he returned to the Correctionville area where he operated a maintainer
for Woodbury County.
He married Mildred Jean Weathers Aug. 27, 1949 at Elk Point, S.D. The
couple built the Valley Drive-In, which they owned and operated for many
years. He also operated a maintainer for the Iowa State Highway Commission.
The couple retired to Storm Lake, and in 1992, moved to Ida Grove.
Survivors include four children and their spouses, Gary and Cheryl
Roberts Waldman of Cushing, Eva Mae and Dr. Harlan C. Weber of Omaha, Neb.,
Linda and Verdell Buss of Ida Grove and Randy and Joanne Edwards of Kansas
City, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister,
Ida Mae Zimmerman of Atlantic.
Services were Feb. 7, 2000 for Wayne R. Lenz, 76, of Holstein at the
United Methodist Church in Holstein. Burial was in Holstein Cemetery under
the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Holstein.
Mr. Lenz died Feb. 3 at Good Samaritan Center in Holstein.
Richard "Rich" Bond
Services were Feb. 3, 2000 for Richard J. "Rich" Bond, 53, of Evansdale
at St. John's Catholic Church in Waterloo. Burial was in Garden of Memories
in Waterloo, with military rites conducted by Waterloo AMVETS post 19 and
Evansdale AMVETS Post 31 under the direction of Parrott and Wood Family
Funeral Care in Waterloo.
Mr. Bond died Jan. 30 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn.
Mr. Bond was born June 23, 1946, in Ida Grove, the son of Cletus and
Inez (Patterson) Bond. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam
He married Kathy A. Wehner Sept. 3, 1971, in Ida Grove. He was employed
as an electrician at John Deere for 22 years.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Matthew Bond of Hawkeye and Ryan
Bond of San Angelo, Texas; two daughters, Kara Bond of Waterloo and Renea
Otis of Ames; two grandchildren; his father of Ida Grove; a brother, Gaylen
Bond of Milford; and a sister, Carol Aulner of Hastings, Neb.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Memorial services were Jan. 8, 2000 for Ardith Ann Shirk, 71, of Phoenix,
Ariz., at Gethsémane Lutheran Church in Phoenix, Ariz. The Rev.
John Krueger officiated. Her body is in the care of the Anatomical Cancer
Mrs. Shirk died Dec. 28 at her home.
Mrs. Shirk was born June 8, 1928, the daughter of Ernest and Helga
(Andersen) Sievers. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter Lutheran
Church. She graduated from Newell Consolidated School. She attended Buena
Vista College and Drake University majoring in biology.
She married James Shirk June 8, 1951 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in
Newell. The couple lived in Newell until 1969, when they moved to Phoenix,
Ariz. She was employed at Gethsémane Lutheran School, where she
was in charge of all the medical records. She also helped her husband with
his insurance and investment business. She had been in Mesa Lutheran Hospital
and Sun Bridge Nursing Home.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Kelli and her husband,
Steve Turner of Chandler, Ariz., and Essie "Leslie" Shirk of Albuquerque,
N.M.; two sons, Bart Shirk of Phoenix, Ariz., and Paul Shirk of Apache
Junction, Ariz.; four grandsons; and three sisters-in-law, Harriette and
her husband, Chris Laursen of Newell, Betty and her husband, Ray Raasch
of Odebolt and Virginia Wellendorf of Ida Grove.
Correspondence can be sent to J.E. Shirk, 13023 South 44th Way, Phoenix,
Private graveside services were Jan. 20, 2000 for Mark T. Ellis, 40,
of San Diego, Calif., formerly of Sioux City, at Riverside National Memorial
Cemetery for Veterans.
Mr. Ellis died Jan. 10 at the San Diego Veterans Administration Hospital
in San Diego, Calif.
Mr. Ellis was born Aug. 10, 1959, in Sioux City, the son of Donald
and Evelyn (Hildebrandt) Ellis. He attended Immaculate Conception School
and Heelan High School. In 1976, he attended Job Corps, where he earned
his GED and a trade in welding. In 1977, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and
served in Germany.
Survivors include a sister and her husband, Colleen and Robert Ebner;
two brothers and their wives, Richard and Judy Ellis of Pipestone, Minn.,
and Michael and Kelley Ellis of Holstein; and many nieces and nephews.
Services were Feb. 5, 2000 for Gladys Mae Scott, 86, of Danbury at Danbury
United Methodist Church. The Rev. Glen Hoots III officiated with burial
in Liston Township Cemetery in Danbury under the direction of Armstrong
Funeral Service in Danbury.
Mrs. Scott died Feb. 1 in Mapleton.
Mrs. Scott was born March 10, 1913, near Oto, the daughter of Craft
L. and Mae (Hennings) Kirkpatrick. She graduated from Oto High School in
1930. She received her normal training from Morningside College in Sioux
City and taught country school for four years.
She married J. Edwin "Buzz" Scott. The couple farmed east of Danbury
all their lives, until retiring in 1976 and moving into town. The couple
celebrated their 50th anniversary in 1984. He died in 1989.
She was a member of Danbury United Methodist Church, where she served
as Sunday School superintendent and was a member of the United Methodist
Women. She was a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star, where she
served as past Matron and in 1968 served as Grand Representative to Washington
State. She was also a member of the Friendly Neighbors Sewing Club and
Danbury Women's Club.
She was named Rural Homemaker of the Year in the early 1970s. In 1976,
she served on the Ida County Extension Council.
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Donna and Keith Zediker
of Mapleton; two sons and their wives, Roger and Nancy Scott of Louisville,
Neb., and Darrell and Lin Scott of Danbury; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren;
and other relatives.
Opal Mable Schau, 87, of Lake View died Feb. 6, 2000 at her home. No
formal services are planned. Arrangements were under the direction of Farber
and Otteman Funeral Home in Lake View.
Mrs. Schau was born July 30, 1912, in Correctionville, the daughter
of Percy C. and Ione Waggoner Sellman of Battle Creek. She graduated from
Battle Creek High School in 1932.
She married William A. Schau June 25, 1934 in Battle Creek. The couple
lived in Sioux City where he worked for Wilson Trailer. In 1941, they moved
to Minneapolis, Minn., where he was employed at the Navy Defense Plant
during World War II. In 1945, they moved to Battle Creek where he had his
own radiator shop for 28 years. He died in 1969.
Survivors include her son, Dennis Schau of Lake View; two grandsons;
two great-grandsons; a sister-in-law, Loraine Beyer of Holstein; and several
nieces and neph-ews.
Services will be Feb. 11, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. for Mary M. Munster, 88,
of Battle Creek at First Presbyterian Church in Battle Creek. Burial will
be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Christensen-Ciha
Funeral Home in Battle Creek.
She died Feb. 6 at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek.
Services were Feb. 9, 2000 for Garnet D. Claussen, 90, of Remsen, formerly
of Sioux City, at Christy-Smith Morningside Chapel in Sioux City. The Rev.
Marvin Mueller, chaplain at Sunrise Nursing Home, officiated with burial
in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Claussen died Feb. 5 at a Remsen nursing home.
Mrs. Claussen was born Oct. 28, 1909, in Ida Grove, the daughter of
Wilhelm and Wilhelmina (Bielenberg) Aldag. She attended school in Schleswig.
She married Roy Janssen Oct. 3, 1926, in Sioux City. She then married
Alvin Claussen March 24, 1951, in Elk Point, S.D.
She had lived on a farm near Anthon. She had also lived in Moville
before moving to Sioux City.
She was of the Lutheran faith.
Survivors include two sons and their wives, Eugene and Eunicve Janssen
of Moville and Richard and Melva Janssen of Kingsley; a daughter and her
husband, Janice and Jerry Barthole of Kingsley; a sister and her husband,
Cleora and LeRoy Carstens of Ida Grove; 15 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.
OBITUARIES FROM FEBRUARY 2, 2000 COURIER
Services were Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, 1:30 p.m. for Donald C. Price,
64, of Ida Grove at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. John
Schauer and Rev. Michael Saylor officiated with burial in the Ida Grove
Cemetery under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home.
Mr. Price died Jan. 31 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.
He was born Sept. 13, 1935 in Mapleton to Claude and Lorraine Melby
Price. He was raised in Mapleton and Sioux City, graduating in 1953 from
East High School in Sioux City. He was married to Marilyn Zenor; the couple
In 1981, his career in retail brought him to Ida Grove where he was
employed as manager of Pamida. On May 26, 1984 he married Kristy Martin
Harter at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. They purchased the Celebrations
with Hallmark store in Ida Grove in 1988. He also drove school bus for
the Battle Creek-Ida Grove School District the past 10 years.
Mr. Price served several years in the United States Naval Reserves.
He enjoyed bowling and golf.
Survivors include his wife, Kristy; his mother, Lorraine Price of Dunlap;
three children, Kirk Price of Chicago, Ill., Todd Price and his special
friend Beverly Guinn of Yukon, Okla., and Kim Jones and husband Austin
of Grinnell; three step-children, Kevin Harter of New York City, N.Y.,
Craig Harter and wife Sara of Chicago, Ill., and Jill Schulke of Cedar
Crest, N.M.; five grandchildren, Kyle and Kirby Price, and Alyson, Kelsey
and Miranda Jones; two step-grandchildren, Arana Schulke, and Olivia Harter.
Services were Jan. 29, 2000 for Wilbert F. "Tubby" Thomsen, 76, of Wichita,
Kan., formerly of Holstein, at Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel in Wichita.
Burial was in Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mr. Thomsen died Jan. 25 at Via Christi-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.
Memorial inurnment services were Jan. 28, 2000 for Leonard G. Koetz,
84, of Philomath, Ore., formerly of Odebolt, at Alsea Cemetery. The Rev.
Gilbert Strom officiated with military rites provided by the U.S. Navy
and American Legion Post 10 under the direction of DeMoss-Durdan Garden
Chapel in Corvallis, Ore.
Mr. Koetz died Jan. 25 at his home.
Mr. Koetz was born April 13, 1915, in Odebolt, the son of George and
Edith (Salmon) Koetz. He attended schools in the Odebolt area. He was in
the Civilian Conservation Corps as a young man in the 1930s.
He married Josephine Hare Aug. 1, 1940, in South Sioux City, Neb. He
worked as a mechanic in Odebolt until he moved his family to Cor-vallis,
Ore. in 1942. He helped in the construction of the U.S. Army's Camp Adair
north of Corvallis, and Oregon State University's Gill Col-iseum.
He joined the Navy in January 1945 and served on the aircraft carrier
He later moved his family to Lobster Valley, west of Corvallis in the
Coast Range, where he farmed and worked at the Five Rivers Lumber Mill.
He purchased the ARCO service station in Alsea in 1969, operating it until
1973. The next year he moved to Philomath where he worked for Willamette
Industries until retiring in 1977.
He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American
Legion Post 10.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mary Van Andel of Albany,
Ore., and Linda Townsend of Lebanon, Ore.; three sons, James Koetz and
Ronald Koetz, both of Philomath, and Mike Koetz of Alsea; a sister, Opal
Tortora of Corvallis; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Benton Hospice Service, Inc.,
in care of DeMoss-Durdan Chapel, 815 NW Buchanan, Corvallis, Ore. 97330.
Private services were Jan. 9, 2000 for Phyllis Greer, 74, of La Mesa,
Mrs. Greer died Jan. 5 at La Mesa.
Mrs. Greer was born Feb. 26, 1925, near Arthur, the daughter of John
A. and Lesetta (Miller) Hemer. She graduated from Ida Grove High School
She married Dick Greer Dec. 25, 1952. The couple had three children.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband; two sons and their wives, Steve and
Jill Greer of Lemon Grove, Calif., and CSM Jeffrey and Jenny Greer of West
Point, N.Y.; a daughter, Barbara Greer of Lemon Grove, Calif.; a sister,
Dolores Schreiber of Battle Creek; and five grandchildren.
Services were Jan. 22, 2000 for Michelle Lynn Kirk, 35, of Atlantic,
formerly of Carroll, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll. The Rev.
Lawrence Burns officiated under the direction of Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral
Home in Carroll.
Mrs. Kirk died Jan. 19 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn.
Mrs. Kirk was born May 11, 1964, at Denison, the daughter of John Lee
and Marlene (Schrad) Blevins. She was baptized in the Catholic faith. She
attended St. Lawrence Grade School and graduated from Carroll Kuemper High
School in 1983.
She married Lloyd Lee Kirk Jr. Dec. 9, 1993 at Denison. She was a homemaker
and lived in Denison prior to moving to Atlantic.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Larry Blevins of Atlantic; a
daughter, Amanda Blevins of Atlantic; a son, Christopher Kirk of Atlantic;
her mother and her husband, Marlene and Dick O'Tool of Lake View; her father,
John Blevins of Ida Grove; four brothers and their wives, Scott and Nancy
Blevins of Ida Grove, Brian and Holly Blevins of Olathe, Kan., and Todd
and Dixie Blevins and Michael and Darla Blevins, all of Atlantic; and two
grandmothers, Clara Schrad of Marshalltown and Helen Blevins of San Antio,
Services were Feb. 1, 2000 for Jeanne B. Rizk, 79, of Sioux City at
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Sioux City. The Rev. Douglas Klein
officiated with burial in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Meyer
Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Mrs. Rizk died Jan. 28 at Sunrise Manor Retirement Community in Sioux
Mrs. Rizk was born Jan. 2, 1921, in Burr Oak, the daughter of Charles
and Veneta (Counsel) Beckner. She grew up in Clear Lake and graduated from
Clear Lake High School. She graduated from Iowa State University with a
degree in dietetics. She was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority.
She married Joseph E. Rizk Jan. 28, 1943, in Clear Lake. The couple
lived in San Francisco, Calif. and Schenectady, N.Y. They came to Sioux
City in 1946, where they went into the family business, Inter State Oil
Company, later known as Inter State Auto Supply.
She had also worked for Massachusetts General Hospital, planning all
patient meals, and for Stanford University Hospital.
She was a longtime member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and
the Confraternity, Birthright of Sioux City and past president of St. Joseph
Auxiliary. She was also a founding member and past president of PEO Chapter
Survivors include her husband; three sons, Robert C. Rizk of Santa
Paula, Calif., Thomas J. and his wife, Janet Rizk of Carpinteria, Calif.,
and Dr. William and his wife, Pam Rizk of Sioux City; three daughters,
Susan Haggar of Omaha, Neb., Joanie and her husband, Patrick Kuehl of Sioux
City, and Julie Jennerjahn of Taos, N.M.; a sister and her husband, Becky
and Frank "Rusty" Flores of Ida Grove; 15 grandchildren; and 21 nieces
Services were Jan. 21, 2000 for Ervin Lichtenberg, 81, of Arthur at
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove, with a military flag presentation
by American Legion McNamara-Moore Post No. 61, under the direction of Christensen-Ciha
Funeral Home in Ida Grove. Inurnment will held at a later date.
Mr. Lichtenberg died Jan. 18 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.
Mr. Lichtenberg was born Aug. 12, 1918, near Hanover, the son of Henry
and Annie (Getzmier) Lich-tenberg. He attended rural schools. He served
in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He married Alvina Werkmeister April 30, 1947, in Schaller. The couple
made their home in Arthur. He was employed with Godbersen-Smith Construction
Co. in Ida Grove for 46 years, retiring in October 1996.
He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and American Legion.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Jim and his wife, Judy Lichtenberg,
Jerome and his wife, Becky Lichtenberg, and Monte Lichtenberg, all of Ida
Grove; three daughters, Sharon Bennigsdorf, Audrey and her husband, Rick
Wonder, and Cindy and her husband, Dale Hinrickson, all of Ida Grove; 16
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Kathleen Lichtenberg
of Schaller; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were Jan. 20, 2000 for Elsie Louise Rice, 88, of Holstein,
at Barker Funeral Home in Holstein. The Revs. Curtis Benson and Victor
Raemaker officiated with burial in Holstein Cemetery.
Mrs. Rice died Jan. 17 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.
Mrs. Rice was born Aug. 5, 1911, in Holstein, the daughter of Ernest
and Sophie (Schacht) Rolfs. She attended country school in the Holstein
She married Roland Rice Jan. 30, 1935, in Holstein. The couple farmed
near Holstein until his death. In 1973, they were honored by the Iowa Department
of Agriculture for farming the land for more than 50 years. She remained
on the farm until entering Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek in August
Survivors include two daughters, Darlene and her husband, Dean Roggensees,
of Storm Lake, and Luann Rice of Sioux City; a sister, Dorothy Freese of
Holstein; two grandchildren, David and Duane Mueggenberg; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were Jan. 19, 2000 for Alvie Alfred Henrichsen, 79, of Galva
at St. John Lutheran Church in Galva. The Rev. Bob Alexander officiated
with burial in Galva Township East Cemetery in Galva under the direction
of Barker Funeral Home in Holstein.
Mr. Henrichsen died Jan. 17 at Holstein Good Samaritan Center.
Mr. Henrichsen was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Cushing, the son of Carsten
and Gesena (Janssen) Henrichsen. He attended school in Cushing through
the eighth grade.
He married Elsie Koeppen Jan. 23, 1949, in Ute. He farmed in the Galva
area his entire life.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Galva.
Survivors include two sons, Clayton and his wife, Judy Henrichsen,
of Spencer, and Randy Hen-richsen of Flagtown, N.J.; two daughters and
their husbands, Kathy and Doug Fulghum of Gilbert, Ariz., and Peggy and
Charles Bur-gell of Ponca City, Okla.; five grandchildren, Lesley, Alina,
Nicole, Brandon and Kyle; one great-granddaughter, Hailey; a brother and
his wife, Albert and Evelyn Henrichsen of Cushing; a brother-in-law, Herbert
Koeppen of Mapleton; four sisters-in-law, Pearl Henrichsen of Holstein,
Hilda Henrichsen of Galva, Frances Koeppen of Mapleton and Marie and her
husband, Lester Miller, of Moses Lake, Wash.; and many nieces, nephews,
grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Memorial services were Jan. 19, 2000 for Lance Jason Dublinske, 48,
of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Odebolt, at Church on the Move in Tulsa, Okla.,
under the direction of Moore Memory Chapel in Tulsa.
Mr. Dublinske died Jan. 16 in Tulsa.
Services were Jan. 20, 2000 for Earl R. Ebert, 81, of Washta at Pilgrim
Lutheran Church in Quimby. The Rev. Don Meyer officiated with burial in
Galva Lutheran Cemetery in Galva under the direction of Greenwood Funeral
Home in Cherokee.
Mr. Ebert died Jan. 16 at a Sioux City hospital.
Mr. Ebert was born Dec. 17, 1918, near Galva, the son of Herman and
Minnie (Siebert) Ebert. He graduated from Galva-Schaller High School in
1935. He farmed near Washta for 46 years.
He was previously a 4-H leader for the Cavaliers and a member of the
Survivors include a daughter, Janane Ebert of Denver, Colo.; two sons
and their wives, Jerry and Lynn Ebert and Eugene and Dawn Ebert, all of
Washta; a sister, Dorothy Ebert of Omaha, Neb.; nine grandchildren, Deborah
Kadera, Denise Revis, Jerad, Josh, Justin, Adam and Noah Ebert and Kendra
and Kevin Ebert; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were Jan. 21, 2000 for Jacqlyn I. Lindgren, 54, of Council
Bluffs, formerly of Sioux City, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sioux City.
The Rev. John W. Meyer officiated with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery
under the direction of Christy-Smith Morningside Chapel.
Mrs. Lindgren died Jan. 19 at her daughter's home in Council Bluffs.
Mrs. Lindgren was born March 27, 1945, in Sioux City, the daughter
of Jack E. and Irene (Lester) Reddick. She was raised in Sioux City and
graduated from Riverside High School in 1963. She was employed as a cook
at Plaza Bowl for 25 years.
She moved to Dakota City in 1973 and to Correctionville in 1987. She
moved to Council Bluffs in March 1999.
She was a member of Iowa Foresters Association and was a Siouxland
bowler for more than 30 years.
Survivors include her mother of Des Plaines, Ill.; four daughters,
Charlee and her husband, Terry Broker of Council Bluffs, Michele and her
husband, Chip Molstad, of Sioux City, Rebecca and her husband, Jason Byers,
of Washta, and Jill Lindgren of Holstein; two sons, Rodney and his wife,
Stefani Lindgren, of Moville and John Lindgren of Fort Dodge; a sister
and her husband, Eugenia and Jerry Kellogg of Des Plaines, Ill.; and 13
grandchildren, Jennifer, Cody, Ashlee, Abby, Joseph, Kaysi, Sarah, Allie,
Devon, Leigh, Austin, Robby and Ryan.
Services were Dec. 28, 1999 for Jane Ellen Williams, 57, of Solvang,
Calif., at Old Mission Santa Ynes Catholic Church. Burial was in Oak Hill
Cemetery under the direction of Loper Funeral Home.
Ms. Williams died Dec. 21 at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital in
Ms. Williams was born Dec. 3, 1942, at the Ida Grove Hospital, the
youngest daughter of Wion E. and Florence M. (Kennaley) Speaker. She attended
school at Cook Township #4 in Sac County and graduated from Schaller High
School in 1961. She moved to Des Moines and worked as a customer service
representative for both the telephone company and Iowa Power and Light.
She married James Williams of Des Moines in 1967. She started a career
in banking with United Federal Savings and Loan advancing to branch manager
and loan officer.
In 1978 she moved to Los Angeles, Calif., and continued her career
in banking there and in Santa Barbara, Calif. In 1991 she retired and moved
Survivors include a sister, Barbara Svenson of Roseville, Calif.; three
brothers, Jerry Speaker of Apple Valley, Calif., Richard Speaker of Nevis,
Minn., and Mark Speaker of Sedalia, Mo.; and many other relatives.
Services were Jan. 22, 2000 for Laura Esther Newman, 101, of Anthon
at Church of Christ in Anthon. The Rev. Keith Hair officiated with burial
in Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Home in Anthon.
Mrs. Newman died Jan. 19 at Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center
Mrs. Newman was born May 31, 1898, near Castana, the daughter of Albert
and Bobbie Ann (McCall) Crum. She lived in the Castana, Rodney and Mapleton
She married Oath Newman Sept. 9, 1913, in Onawa. The couple moved to
the Anthon area in 1934.
She was a member of Church of Christ, Rebekah Lodge and American Legion
Auxiliary McNiff Unit 389 of Anthon.
Survivors include two daughters-in-law, May Newman of Anthon, and Pauline
Newman of Correctionville; 18 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren
Services were Jan. 23, 2000 for Herbert E. Hunt, 70, of Valley, Ala.,
formerly of Ida County, at Shawmut First Baptist Church in Valley. Burial
was in Johnson Memorial Gardens under the direction of Johnson Brown Service
Funeral Home in Valley.
Mr. Hunt died Jan. 20 in Valley.
Services were Jan. 26, 2000 for Margene C. Burgoyne, 77, of Morgan Hill,
Calif., at Gilroy Presbyterian Church in Gilroy, Calif.
Mrs. Burgoyne died Jan. 23.
Mrs. Burgoyne was born Sept. 11, 1922, in Ida Grove. She graduated
from Ida Grove High School. She has been a resident of Morgan Hill, Calif.
for 26 years and was employed at Live Oak High School from 1973-86.
She was a member of Flower Lovers Club of Morgan Hill, Women in Touch
and was a former dancer with the Fabulous Flappers.
Survivors include her husband, Donald Burgoyne; a daughter, Leah Dowry
of Gilroy, Calif.; a son, Douglas Burgoyne of Los Angeles, Calif.; a niece,
Denise Burgoyne; a nephew, Michael Burgoyne; and three grandchildren, Mariette,
Sarah and Kyle.
The family requests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.
Memorial services were Jan. 15, 2000 for Florence F. Petersen, 90, of
Ida Grove at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove. Inurnment was
in the Ida Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Petersen died Dec. 16, 1999 at Morningside Rehab and Care Center
in Ida Grove.
Mrs. Petersen was born July 29, 1909, in Ida Grove, the daughter of
John and Fredricka (LaFrantz) Colshan.
She married Peter J. Petersen Feb. 18, 1930. She worked as a clerk
at Wilkens Hardware Store and Johnson Hardware in Ida Grove for many years.
She was a member of the Church of God in Ida Grove.
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Gladys and Leland Page
of Sandy, Utah; two grandchildren, Leann and her husband, Michael McFalls
of West Jordan, Utah, and James Page of Sandy Utah; and numerous nieces
Services were Jan. 15, 2000 for Robert Dean Goodman, 71, of Battle Creek
at First Presbyterian Church in Battle Creek. The Rev. Benjamin Ray officiated
with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery in Battle Creek under the direction
of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Battle Creek.
Mr. Goodman died Jan. 11 at his home.
Mr. Goodman was born May 11, 1928, in Anthon, the son of Oscar C. and
Ella (Petersen) Goodman. He grew up and received his early education in
Anthon, graduating from Anthon High School. He served in the U.S. Navy
as an air corp control tower operator for four years during the Korean
Conflict. He returned to the Battle Creek area where he farmed.
He married Marjorie Ellen (Shever) Lund Feb. 14, 1956, at the Little
Brown Church in Nashua. The couple continued to farm until 1978, when they
moved to Phoenix, Ariz. He worked in the real estate business there until
1981, when they retired to Battle Creek.
Survivors include his wife; three sons and their wives, Dennis and
Angela Goodman of Arthur, Jeri and Mary Ellen "Boots" Goodman of Battle
Creek, and Randall and Sheryl Goodman of Ida Grove; six grandchildren;
nine step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; three brothers,
Ben Goodman of Phoenix, Ariz., Paul and his wife, Darlyne Goodman of Norfolk,
Neb., and Conrad Goodman of Las Vegas, Nev.; and a sister, Marjorie Jansen
of Sioux City.
Services were Jan. 15, 2000 for Keith William "Bill" Oberreuter, 58,
of Ida Grove at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Gerald
M. Fisch officiated with burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Ida Grove under
the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mr. Oberreuter died Jan. 11 at his home.
Mr. Oberreuter was born Nov. 18, 1941, in Danbury, the son of Joseph
Adam and Anna Loretta (Dirksen) Oberreuter. He grew up and received his
education in Danbury, graduating from Danbury Catholic High School. He
raised cattle and farmed with his brother Irvin, north of Danbury, for
He married Betty (Nading) Maguire Aug. 11, 1978 at Sacred Heart Catholic
Church in Ida Grove.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Knights of
Survivors include his wife; his mother, Anna Oberreuter of Danbury;
three step-children, Michael and his wife, Cheryl Maguire of Bow, N.H.,
Jean Volkmann of Ida Grove and Mark Maguire of Ida Grove; four step-grandchildren,
Crystal, Michael John and Heather Maguire and Becky Volkmann; two brothers
and their wives, Irvin and Elleen Oberreuter of Danbury and Leon and Joanne
Oberreuter of Ridgefield, Wash.; five sisters and their husbands, Kay and
Clem Wessling Jr. of Danbury, Joann and John Allmon of Crescent, Nancy
and Richard BeJune of Northridge, Calif., Connie and Bob Barrett of Sioux
City and Janet and Michael Kellum of Cedar Falls; and many nieces, nephews
and other relatives.
A. W. "Tony" Jacoby
Services were Jan. 18, 2000 for Anthony William "Tony" Jacoby, 67, of
Mapleton at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mapleton. The Rev. Edmund Tiedeman
officiated with burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery under the direction
of Armstrong Funeral Service in Mapleton.
Mr. Jacoby died Jan. 14 at Bur-gess Memorial Hospital in On-awa.
Mr. Jacoby was born Feb. 24, 1932, in rural Mapleton, the son of Henry
and Catherine (Flammang) Jacoby. He grew up and was educated in the Mapleton
He worked as a laborer for various area farmers.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mapleton.
Survivors include five sisters, Beatrice McCall of Soldier, Isabele
Steel of Ida Grove, Kathleen James and Mary Warner, both of Sioux City,
and Teresa and her husband, Robert Dimiig, of Danbury; and several nieces
Services were Jan. 17, 2000 for Lorene Terry Schmidt, 72, of Schaller
at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Schaller. The Rev. Albert Buelow officiated
with burial in Schaller Cemetery under the direction of Farber and Otteman
Funeral Home in Schaller.
Mrs. Schmidt died Jan. 13 at her home.
Mrs. Schmidt was born Aug. 24, 1927, in Holstein, the daughter of Clifford
and Ella (Schade) Terry. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran
faith. She graduated from Holstein High School.
She married Donald Schmidt May 26, 1946, in Holstein. The couple later
made their home in Schaller.
Survivors include her husband; five daughters, Linda and her husband,
Warren Ehrp, Lana Schmidt and Connie Urban, all of Schaller, Penny and
her husband, Dave Sullivan, of Omaha, Neb., and Billie McGehee and her
special friend, Michael Langan, of California; a son, Wayne Schmidt and
his special friend, Nancy Wines of Arkansas; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren;
and a sister, Verlene Walker of Schaller.
Peter "Pete" Olbertz
Services were Jan. 18, 2000 for Peter Jack "Pete" Olbertz, 74, of Storm
Lake at Fratzke Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Rev. Clair Boes officiated
with burial in Galva Township Cemetery in Galva.
Mr. Olbertz died Jan. 15 at Sunset Knoll Retirement Home in Aurelia.
Mr. Olbertz was born Sept. 13, 1925, in Early, the son of Peter A.
and Margaret (Dadt) Olbertz. He served with the Seabees in the Pacific
Theatre during World War II.
He married Joyce Crawford March 15, 1946, at Ida Grove. The couple
moved to Storm Lake in 1954.
He worked as a welder for Iowa Electric Light and Power Company.
Survivors include his wife and a daughter, Jill Olbertz of Atlanta,