Miscellaneous Ida County, Iowa Obituaries - 1999

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Harley "Brownie" Brown

Services were Sept. 17, 1999 for Harley Clemet "Brownie" Brown, 84, of Santa Barbara, Calif., formerly of Ida Grove, at San Roque Church in Santa Barbara. Burial was in Goleta District Cemetery under the direction of McDermott Crockett Mortuary.
Mr. Brown died Sept. 8 in Santa Barbara.
Mr. Brown was born Sept. 23, 1914, in Ida Grove. He moved to Santa Barbara in 1933.
He worked for the A & P Supermarket at 1401 Chapala St. beginning in 1933 and later became manager as other A & P's in town closed up.
He married Mercedes Colombana in 1939 in Bakersfield. Together, they operated a mom and pop grocery business, Brownie's Market, from 1946-78. On Aug. 18, 1999 the couple celebrated their 60th anniversary.
He was a 53-year member of the Santa Barbara Elks Lodge as well as a member of the Retail Clerks Retirees (U.F.C.W., Local 1036).
Survivors include his wife; a son and his wife, Bob and Elaine (Talevi) Brown; a daughter and her husband, Janet and Darrell Crandall of Colorado Springs, Colo.; four grandchildren, Jeff and Troy Brown of Santa Barbara and Eric Crandall and Tricia Crandall Akers of Colorado Springs; and many nieces and nephews. A niece, Patricia Brown Lindgren, resides in Ida Grove.

Hedwig Abbe

Services were Sept. 24, 1999 for Hedwig Paulina Henrietta Abbe, 94, of Schleswig at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig. The Rev. Merle Mahnken officiated with burial in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Grant Township, in Ida Grove under the direction of Huebner Funeral Home in Schleswig.
Mrs. Abbe died Sept. 20 at her home.
Mrs. Abbe was born March 13, 1905, on a farm in Grant Township, near Ida Grove, the daughter of Paul and Marie (Riessen) Koch. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grant Township. She received her education at a rural school near her home. Following her education, tshe helped her family on the farm.
She married Albert Abbe Dec. 30, 1925 at Trinity Lutheran Church. The couple farmed in Ida County. He died in 1938. She moved to Schleswig in 1952 and worked as a cook at the Schleswig School for 21 years. After retiring she made quilts for her family and helped with quilting at the church for World Relief.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig and a member of Immanuel's Ladies Aid since 1969.
Survivors include two daughters-in-law, Darlene Abbe of Schleswig and Ruby Miller of Missouri; five grandchildren and their spouses, Roberta and John Taylor of Hastings, Minn., Sherry and Jim Rainier of Hackettstown, N.J., and Larry and Anne Abbe, Keith and Robin Friedrichsen and Terry and Sally Abbe, all of Schleswig; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Selma Fredericks of Schleswig; two brothers, Albrecht Koch and Don and his wife, Donna Koch, all of Schleswig; a brother-in-law and his wife, Cleo and Bernice Robinson of Danbury; and many nieces and nephews.

Mia Rose Hamann

Services were Sept. 29, 1999 for Mia Rose Hamann of Sioux City, two-year-old daughter of Amy Hamann and Travis Bloom, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Gerald Fisch officiated with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery in Battle Creek under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mia died Sept. 26 at her home.
Mia was born Sept. 14, 1997, in Council Bluffs.
Survivors include her mother, Amy Hamann of Sioux City; her father, Travis Bloom of Council Bluffs; paternal grandparents, Randy and Diana L. "Dee" Bloom of Clear Lake; maternal grandparents, Richard "Dick" and Connie Hamann of Battle Creek; paternal great-grandparents, Wayne and Geri Bloom of Villisca; maternal great-grandmothers, Lois Collins of Mapleton and Cecelia Hamann of Ida Grove; two aunts, Stacy and her husband, Matthew Sieperda of Spirit Lake and Jennifer Bloom of Madison, Wis.; two cousins, Regan and Taylor Sieperda of Spirit Lake; and many other relatives.

Betty Pitts

Services were Friday for Betty L. Pitts, 72, of Tucson, Ariz., at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home in Anderson. Burial was in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Pitts died Sept. 5 in San Diego, Calif.
Mrs. Pitts was born May 31, 1927, in Woodbury County, the daughter of Artie and Cecil Mae (Hare) Lewellyn. Her husband Marshall A. "Jim' Pitts died in 1991. She moved from Anderson to Tucson, Ariz. in 1993. She was retired from the Delco Remy accounting department and also worked as a real estate agent.
She was past guardian of Jobs Daughters Bethel 126 and was a member of Delta Theta Tau Sorority.
Survivors include a son and his wife, James A. and Cristy Pitts of Anderson; a daughter and her husband, Melissa and Jason Puckett of Anderson; seven grandchildren, Jonathon A. Pitts of Anderson, Jacqueline Nelson of South Bend, Christine A. Davis of Tucson, Dawn Jackman of Anderson, Michael "Tony" Davis of Fortville, A. Corey Holland of Frankton and Cody M. Holland of Anderson; two great-grandchildren, Austin Jackman and Dakota Jackman; a brother and his wife, Clifford and Lavonne Lewellyn of Humboldt; and a sister-in-law, Daisy Lewellyn of Daleville.

Carsten Carstensen

Services were Sept. 15, 1999 for Carsten Carstensen, 85, of Ida Grove at United Church of Christ in Schleswig. The Rev. Gordon Hoyt officiated with burial in Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig under the direction of Huebner Funeral Home in Schleswig.
Mr. Carstensen died Sept. 11 at his home.
Mr. Carstensen was born Oct. 9, 1913, in Ostbordelum, Germany, the son of Jens and Margaretha (Petersen) Carstensen. He was baptized and confirmed in Germany. He received his education in Germany. In 1930, he moved to America with his family and farmed with his father.
In 1949, Fritz and Carsten began farming together. Carsten retired in 1955 and moved to his parent's residence to care for his mother. He resided there until his death.
He was a member of United Church of Christ in Schleswig.
Survivors include a sister, Inge Carstensen and a sister-in-law, Elsie Carstensen, both of Ida Grove.

Ruby Otto

Services were Sept. 17, 1999 for Ruby M. Otto, 83, of Mapleton at United Methodist Church in Danbury. The Rev. Glenn Houts III officiated with burial in Liston Township Cemetery under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Service in Mapleton.
Mrs. Otto died Sept. 14 at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek.
Mrs. Otto died Oct. 21, 1915, in Danbury, the daughter of Art and Lottie (Bumsted) Pry.
She married Earl A. Otto May 26, 1937, in Moville. The couple farmed until his death in 1991. In November 1991, she moved to Mapleton. She entered Willow Dale Care Center in September 1999.
She was a member of United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Sara and Joseph Tarchie of Columbia Beach, Va.; a son and his wife, Bob and Linda Otto of Mapleton; and three granddaughters, Diane Marie Tarchie, Melissa K. Kruse and Rebecca Otto.

Dorothy Norton

Services were Sept. 17, 1999 for Dorothy Helen Norton, 81, of Akron at First Baptist Church in Akron. The Rev. Timothy Newman officiated with burial in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars under the direction of Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Mrs. Norton died Sept. 13 at a Sioux City hospital.
Mrs. Norton was born April 29, 1918, near Hawarden, the daughter of George and Dollie (Rion) Newman. She moved with her family to a farm in Liberty Township, Merrill. She attended country school in Liberty Township.
She married Raymond Norton Feb. 4, 1935, in Le Mars. The couple farmed in the Merrill and Brunsville area for several years. They later purchased a farm near Akron, where they farmed for 15 years. They moved to Sioux City in 1975. While living in Sioux City, she was employed with the lunch program at Sloan Elementary School. They returned to Akron in January 1989.
She was a member of First Baptist Church. She had taught Sunday School at various churches.
Survivors include her husband; a son and his wife, Donald and Naomi Norton of Omaha, Neb.; five daughters and their husbands, Carol and Art Sattoriva of Great Falls, Mont., Betty and Sig Stenlund of Boulder, Colo., Joyce and Larry Madsen of South Sioux City, Judy and Terry Kenealy of Holstein and Sheryl and Glen Rippke of Ames; 19 grandchildren, Dixie Anson, Steve and Scott Norton, Janet McGee, Danny, Randy and Rick McCamley, Tricia Turner, Julie Jones, Debbie Kamerzell, Gordon and Heath Johnson, Shannon Kohn, Lori Dendy, Joy Urban, David Madsen, and Allison, Emily and Joe Rippke; 28 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; a brother and his wife, George and Lucille Newman of Spirit Lake; and a sister, Maxine Nissen of Omaha.

Leslie Peters

Services were Sept. 18, 1999 for Leslie Peters, 90, of Galva at St. John's Lutheran Church in Galva. The Rev. Robert Alexander officiated with burial in Deloit Cemetery in Deloit under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mr. Peters died Sept. 16 at Stewart Memorial Hospital in Lake City.
Mr. Peters was born Feb. 22, 1909, in Morgan, Mo., the son of Joel and Francis (Epps) Peters. He spent his boyhood years on a farm near Claremore, Okla., and in his teen years followed the wheat harvest throughout the Midwest. He attended the Lutheran Seminary in St. Louis and preached at the Lutheran Church in Morgan, Mo., which his grandfather founded.
He married Beulah Viola Darling Oct. 7, 1938. He worked on farms in the Denison area. In the early 1940s he worked as a mechanic in Omaha and Bellevue, Neb. The family later moved to Denison, where he was employed in retailing. In 1948, the family moved to Galva, where he retired from his work at Hygrade after many years. He also mowed lawns and removed snow for people in and around Galva. For the past six years, the couple have resided at Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center in Odebolt.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Joan and her husband, Harold Beermann of Denison, Kathy Rasmussen Andresen of Galva and Carol and her husband, Ronald Wendel of Schaller; a son and his wife, Richard and Mary Peters of Dallas, Texas; 17 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren.
Also, seven brothers, Herman and his wife, Ruby Peters of Lincoln, Kan., Wayne and his wife, Irene Peters of Beloit, Wis., Lee Peters of Broken Arrow, Okla., Paul and his wife, Carol Peters of Whitesboro, Texas, Ed and his wife, Cleo Peters of Denison, Jonathan and his wife, Edna Peters of Broken Arrow, Okla., and Adolph and his wife, Bert Peters of Kinsley, Kan.; and a sister and her husband, Goldie and Knut Schaad of Mountain Home, Idaho.

John Pair

Services were Sept. 20, 1999 for John Pair, 80, of Sioux City, formerly of Ida Grove, at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove. The Rev. Roslyn Gunnink, pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Ida Grove, officiated with burial in the Ida Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Pair died Sept. 17 at Indian Hills Care Center in Sioux City.
Mr. Pair was born Aug. 19, 1919, in Brookings County, S.D., the son of John R. and Fannie Pearl (Caldwell) Pair. He served five years in the Pacific Theater during World War II as a crew chief of a United States Air Force ground crew, reaching the rank of staff sergeant. After his honorable discharge in 1946, he returned to Ida Grove, where he was a farm worker until his retirement in 1981.
Survivors includes two brothers, Ralph and his wife, Margaret Pair of Clinton, Ill., and Dale Pair of Sioux City; a sister-in-law, Grace Pair of Coldwater, Kan.; and many nieces and nephews.

Marvin Roeder

Services were Sept. 21, 1999 for Marvin Fred Roeder, 86, of Odebolt at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Allan A. Reicks officiated with burial in St. Martin's Catholic Cemetery in Odebolt under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mr. Roeder died Sept. 18 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.
Mr. Roeder was born March 24, 1913, in Sac County, the son of Adam and Lillian (Haefner) Roeder. He lived all his life on the farm where he was born. He attended country school, St. Martin's Catholic School and Odebolt High School.
He married Veronica Jones Jan. 29, 1935, at St. Martin's Catholic Church. He farmed for many years retiring in 1976. He was one of the first to contour farm, and also was a custom applicator of anhydrous ammonia. He was a director of the Richland #3 Country School.
Survivors include his wife; a son, George Roeder of Arthur; a daughter and her husband, Lois and Don Dunkin of Odebolt; five grandchildren and their spouses, Dean and Dawn Roeder, Paul and Sue Roeder, Joan and Dale Olerich, Carol and James Larson and Janet and David Mott; and nine great-grandchildren.

Linus Brenner

Services were Sept. 20, 1999 for Linus Peter Brenner, 87, of Mapleton at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mapleton. The Revs. Edmund Tiedeman, John Brennar and Mark Harrington officiated with burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Service in Mapleton.
Mr. Brenner died Sept. 16 at Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton.
Mr. Brenner was born Dec. 25, 1911, at Mapleton, the son of Louis and Clara (Mah) Brenner. He grew up and was educated in the area, graduating from St. Patrick's Academy in Danbury in 1929.
He married Colette Rust May 14, 1935, at Maple River. The couple lived and farmed near Mapleton. She died in 1997.
He was an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, and a third and fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also active in multiple community, political and farm organizations. He was instrumental in initiating West Central Development, and was director of Midwest Drug and Alcohol Council. He was a member of the Mapleton Rotary, the Mapleton Club and the Willow Vale Golf Club.
Survivors include three daughters and their husbands, Mary and Herman Koithan of Woodbury, Minn., Maxine and Steve Jones of Tualatin, Ore., and Mona and Dan Schuh of Fairmont, Minn.; a son and his wife, Clyde and Lenn Brenner of Mapleton; 11 grandchildren, Jane and Dave Lundquist of Monona, Jeannette and Billy Luhrs of Cottage Grove, Minn., Tom and Shelly Koithan of Woodbury, Minn., John Koithan of Round Rock, Texas, John and Stacy Schuh of Tracy, Minn., Mari Schuh of Mankato, Minn., and Ryan Schuh of Fairmont, Minn.; eight greatgrandchildren, Eric, Sarah, Ellen and Claire Lundquist, Justin, Kyle and Austin Luhrs and Emily Koithan; a brother, Walter Brenner of Cherokee; a sister and her husband, Laura and Cornell Deeny of Eagle Grove; and other relatives.

Agnes Gustafson

Services will be Sept. 25, 1999 at 1 p.m. for Agnes Gustafson, 99, of Kiron at Kiron Baptist Church in Kiron. The Revs. Wayne Fitzsinger and Robert Lundberg will officiate with burial in Hayes Township Cemetery in Arthur. Friends may call at the Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove on Friday from 3 to 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m.
Mrs. Gustafson died Sept. 18 at Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center.
Mrs. Gustafson was born Sept. 23, 1899, in Ida County, the daughter of Adolph John and Anna Margaret (Iversen) Fries. She was baptized at the Arthur Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School and was a leader in the Women's Missionary Society. When the church closed, she joined the Kiron Baptist Church.
She married Benjamin Houser. He preceded her in death.
She married Arvid L. Gustafson June 18, 1938 at the Arthur Baptist parsonage. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include two sons and their wives, Benjamin and Sharon Houser of Portland, Ore., and Harold and Lois Houser of Placerville, Calif.; three daughters, Lois and her husband, Gene Asa of Port Orchard, Wash., Margaret Gustafson of Capetown, Africa and Carol and her husband, Val Oswald of Aurora, Neb.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Marvin Fertig

Services were Sept. 22, 1999 for Marvin R. Fertig, 73, of Odebolt at Trinity Lutheran Church in Odebolt. Burial was in Odebolt Cemetery under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mr. Fertig died Sept. 20 at Stewart Memorial Hospital in Lake City.

Edith Noyd

Services were Sept. 11, 1999 for Edith M. Noyd, 96, of Odebolt at First Presbyterian Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Victor Johnson, pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Odebolt, officiated with burial in Odebolt Cemetery under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mrs. Noyd died Sept. 8 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.
Mrs. Noyd was born Sept. 9, 1902, in Arthur, the daughter of Emil and Lydia Lundblad. She moved with her family to Odebolt when she was five years old. She graduated from Odebolt High School in 1919. She then attended a commercial college in Des Moines. She returned to Odebolt where she was employed as a clerk and bookkeeper in Larson's Store until her marriage.
She married George Noyd Sept. 16, 1929. The couple farmed in the Odebolt area for 30 years, retiring and moving to their present home in Odebolt in 1960. With the care from her brothers and niece Laurie and special friends, she lived in her own home until six weeks before her death which was only a day before her 97th birthday.
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Nadine and Robert Proctor; a grandson, Charles Proctor; a granddaughter and her husband, Janet Proctor Bennett and David Bennett; a great-granddaughter, Alexandria Bennett; a sister, Alice Lawson of Spencer; and two brothers, Lloyd Lundblad and LeRoy Lundblad, both of Odebolt; several nieces and nephews and grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
She was baptized and confirmed in the Swedish Lutheran Church (now Faith Lutheran). She taught Sunday school for many years and was an active member of the Luther League and later the Ladies Aid and Missionary Society of the church.

Elmer Kessler

Services were Sept. 11, 1999 for Elmer John Kessler, 95, of Odebolt at United Methodist Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Al Milligan officiated with burial in Odebolt Cemetery under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mr. Kessler died Sept. 9 at Twilight Acres in Wall Lake.
Mr. Kessler was born Aug. 8, 1904, in Richland Township, Sac County, the son of George H. and Mary (Geyer) Kessler. He was baptized and confirmed in the Richland Methodist Church, and later transferred to the United Methodist Church in Odebolt. He attended Richland Country School through the eighth grade.
He married Emma Johanna Hansen Jan. 5, 1927, at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage in Storm Lake. The couple opened their home to two baby girls, Ferne Mary and Lois Ann. They farmed north of Odebolt for many years. They retired from farming and moved into Odebolt in February 1961. In January 1986, they moved to Twilight Acres in Wall Lake. She died in 1989.
Survivors include two daughters, Ferne and her husband, Leonard Carstensen of Odebolt and Lois Oxendale of Arthur; three grandchildren, Julie and her husband, Tom Russell of Gurnee, Ill., Mary and her husband, Brian Robinson of Falls Church, Va., and Kurt and his wife, Tammy Carstensen of Odebolt; seven great-grandchildren, Alexandra and William Russell, Bailey and Sydney Robinson and Colton, Casey and Cailin Carstensen; and many cousins, nephews and nieces.

Helen Johnson

Services were Sept. 11, 1999 for Helen Johnson, 70, of Hanover Park, Ill., formerly of Kiron, at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove. The Rev. James Schubring officiated with burial in Hayes Township Cemetery in rural Arthur.
Mrs. Johnson died Sept. 6 at her home in Hanover Park.
Mrs. Johnson was born Nov. 5, 1928, in Thor, the daughter of Lawrence and Cora Belle (Swisher) Ramsden.
She married Conwell W. Johnson, Ph.D. April 14, 1950, in Fort Dodge. She studied music at the University of Minnesota, and later taught piano lessons in her home. She served as church organist for 20 years.
Survivors include a daughter, Janice Torricelli of Hanover Park, Ill.; a granddaughter, Emily Torricelli of Hanover Park; and two brothers, Wesley and his wife Dorothy Ramsden, of Green Bay, Wis., and Richard Ramsden of Las Vegas, Nev.
Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetic Association.

Connie Ruddy

Memorial services were Sept. 15, 1999 for Connie Marie Ruddy of Ida Grove at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Gerald M. Fisch officiated.
Mrs. Ruddy disappeared from her home Feb. 10, 1997.
Mrs. Ruddy was born Dec. 8, 1976, in Emmetsburg, the daughter of Gary and Mary (Richter) Neumayer. She grew up and received her education in Mallard.
She married Shad Ruddy Feb. 21, 1994. Most recently, she lived in Ida Grove, where she was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Survivors include two children, Autumn Ruddy of Mallard and Autumn Palm of Ida Grove; her husband, Shad Ruddy of Mallard; her parents, Gary and Mary Neumayer of Ida Grove; two brothers, Jason Neumayer of Atlanta, Ga., and Kyle Neumayer of Ida Grove; a sister and her husband, Amy and Chris Jochims of Honolulu, Hawaii; paternal grandmother, Velma Neumayer of Mallard; maternal grandmother, Enid Richter of Rolfe; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.

Ronald Hoaglund

Graveside services will be Sept. 16, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. for Ronald Wayne Hoaglund, 59, of Battle Creek at Ida Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Marvin Lindley will officiate. Friends may call at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove today (Wednesday) from 3 to 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m.
Mr. Hoaglund died Sept. 11 at his home.
Mr. Hoaglund was born Jan. 6, 1940, in Arthur, the son of F. Russell and Bertha (Salmon) Hoaglund.
He married Leona Lansink Oct. 18, 1962, in Ida Grove. He worked as an auto body repairman for many years, then was employed at GOMACO as a service technician for five years. He moved to the Atlanta, Ga., area where he continued working as a service technician for various companies until his retirement in 1992.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters and their husbands, Elizabeth and Mark Ulrich of Arthur and Barb and Ned Hancock of Overland Park, Kan.; a son, Wayne Hoaglund of Orange, Calif.; three grandchildren, Brandon Lewis and Austin Ulrich, both of Arthur, and Ellen Hancock of Overland Park, Kan.; two sisters, Dorothy Williams of San Diego, Calif., and Elaine and her husband, Dean McCormick, of Ida Grove; and a brother and his wife, Ken and Sharon Hoaglund of Burbank, Calif.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

Carsten Carstensen

Services were Sept. 15, 1999 for Carsten Carstensen, 86, of Ida Grove at United Church of Christ in Schleswig. Burial was Morgan Township Cemetery under the direction of Huebner Funeral Home in Schleswig.
Mr. Carstensen died Sept. 11 at his home.

Gary Anderson

Services were Sept. 4, 1999 for Gary E. Anderson, 56, of Ida Grove at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Danbury. The Revs. David Hogan and Gerald M. Fisch officiated with burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Danbury under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mr. Anderson died Sept. 1 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.

Marceline Henderson

Services were Sept. 4, 1999 for Marceline B. Henderson, 90, of Mt. Airy, N.C., at Central United Methodist Church in Mt. Airy. The Rev. Philip Cole officiated with burial in Oakdale Cemetery under the direction of Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy, N.C.
Mrs. Henderson died Sept. 1 at her home.

Beulah Crowell

Beulah Crowell, 98, of Ida Grove died Sept. 2, 1999 at Morningside Rehab and Care Center in Ida Grove. She was buried in White Chapel Cemetery in Troy, Mich. Memorials may be directed to your local hospice.

Beulah Schumacher

Services were Sept. 4, 1999 for Beulah Schumacher, 82, of Cushing 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. Schumacher died Sept. 1 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

Rita Schwaller

Services were Sept. 7, 1999 for Rita Mae Schwaller, 62, of Odebolt at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Allen Reicks officiated with burial in St. Martin's Catholic Cemetery in Odebolt under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mrs. Schwaller died Sept. 2 near Schaller.

Lowell Hansen

Services will be Sept. 8, 1999 at 2 p.m. for Lowell E. Hansen, 79, of Cherokee at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. The Rev. Richard Arndt will officiate with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Mr. Hansen died Sept. 4 at his home.

Fern Lloyd

Services will be Sept. 9, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. for Fern Lloyd, 88, of Ida Grove at First United Methodist Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Marvin Lindley will officiate with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery in Battle Creek under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Ms. Lloyd died Sept. 5 at Morningside Rehab and Care Center in Ida Grove.

Douglas Stockton

Services were Aug. 28, 1999 for Douglas Martin Stockton, 41, of Ida Grove, formerly of Holstein, at Ida Grove Baptist Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Tom Hinote officiated under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mr. Stockton died Aug. 25 north of Battle Creek.

Dr. Jens Sahl Jr.

Services were Aug. 26, 1999 for Dr. Jens Sahl Jr., 78, of Garland, Texas, formerly of Ida Grove, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Michael Saylor officiated with burial in Ida Grove Cemetery, with military rites conducted by American Legion McNamara-Moore Post 61, under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Dr. Sahl died Aug. 21 at Merit Care Medical Center in Fargo, N.D.

Marjean Krusenstjerna

Memorial services were Aug. 28. 1999 for Marjean Krusenstjerna, 66, of Odebolt at First Presbyterian Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Charles Bulger officiated with inurnment in Odebolt Cemetery under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mrs. Krusenstjerna died Aug. 25 at her home.

Myrtle Fineran

Services were Aug. 28, 1999 for Myrtle Hannah Fineran, 92, of Northfield, Minn., formerly of Odebolt, at the United Methodist Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Al Milligan officiated with burial in Odebolt Cemetery under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mrs. Fineran died Aug. 19 at Northfield

Judith (Cowan) Frahm

Services were Aug. 28, 1999 for Judith Ann Frahm, 55, of Sioux City at Washta United Methodist Church in Washta. The Rev. John Scherb officiated with burial in Sunset View Cemetery in Washta under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Holstein.
Mrs. Frahm died Aug. 23 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City.

George Beaman Jr.

Services were Aug. 23, 1999 for George Beaman Jr., 78, of Deloit at First United Methodist Church in Denison. The Revs. Kenneth and Chrisa Ferguson officiated with burial in Deloit Cemetery under the direction of Pfannebecker Funeral Home in Denison.
Mr. Beaman died Aug. 20 at Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison.

Alice Richardson

Alice Augusta Richardson, 75, of Sperry died Aug. 24, 1999 at University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. There were no services. Arrangements were under the direction of Lunning Chapel in Burlington.

Clarence Hargens

Graveside services were Aug. 28, 199 for Clarence M. Hargens, 78, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, formerly of Ida Grove, at Coeur d'Alene Memorial Gardens under the direction of Coeur d'Alene Memorial Funeral Home.
Mr. Hargens died Aug. 25 in Coeur d'Alene.

Johnny Reed

Memorial services were Aug. 30, 1999 for Johnny L. Reed, 29, of Kiron at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kiron. The Rev. Hilmer Hafner officiated.
Mr. Reed died Aug. 26 at his home.

Glenn Anderson

Graveside services will be Monday, Sept. 6, 1999 at 11 a.m. for Glenn Anderson, 78, of Clute, Texas, at Ida Grove Cemetery in Ida Grove. The Rev. Joe Boysen of Deloit will officiate. A memorial service was held at Wesley First United Methodist Church in Clute.
Mrs. Anderson died July 19 in Texas.

Orville Petersen

Private family services were held for Orville Ordell Petersen, 76, of Ida Grove at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mr. Petersen died Aug. 16, 1999 at Morningside Rehab and Care Center in Ida Grove.

Evelyn Gosch

Services were Aug. 23, 1999 for Evelyn E. Gosch, 87, of Schaller at First Presbyterian Church in Schaller. Burial was in Schaller Cemetery under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Schaller.
Mrs. Gosch died Aug. 20 at Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center in Odebolt.

Oscar Young

Services will be Aug. 26, 1999 at 10 a.m. for Oscar E. Young, 84, of Ida Grove at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Battle Creek. The Rev. Daniel Torkelson will officiate with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, with full military rites. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Young died Aug. 23 at Morningside Rehab and Care Center in Ida Grove.

Lorraine Hayward

Services will be Aug. 26, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. for Lorraine M. Hayward, 81, of Ida Grove at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Gerald M. Fisch will officiate with burial in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Ida Grove. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, with a scripture service at 7 p.m. and a rosary service to follow.
Mrs. Hayward died Aug. 23 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.

Dr. Jens Sahl Jr.

Services will be Aug. 26, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. for Dr. Jens Sahl Jr., 78, of Garland, Texas, formerly of Ida Grove, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. Burial will be in Ida Grove Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Dr. Sahl died Aug. 21 at Merit Care Medical Center in Fargo, N.D.

Ruth Getzmier

Services were Aug. 23, 1999 for Ruth Cesilia Getzmier, 91, of Aurelia, formerly of Schaller, at St. John Lutheran Church in Alta. Rev. Mark Abraham officiated with burial in St. John Lutheran Church cemetery in rural Alta under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Alta.
Mrs. Getzmier died Aug. 20 at Sunset Knoll Retirement Home in Aurelia.

Esther Stehr

Services were Aug. 13, 1999 for Esther A.R. Stehr, 91, of Odebolt at Trinity Lutheran Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Albert Buelow officiated with burial in Odebolt Cemetery under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mrs. Stehr died Aug. 10 at Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center in Odebolt.

Lazetta "Sadie" Hopkins

Services were Aug. 10, 1999 for Lazetta "Sadie" Elizabeth Hopkins, 92, of Wall Lake at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Wall Lake. The Rev. Leo Riesberg officiated with burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Ida Grove under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Wall Lake.
Mrs. Hopkins died Aug. 7 at Stewart Memorial Hospital in Lake City.

Richard Johnson

Services were Aug. 6, 1999 for Richard R. Johnson, 51, of Davenport at First United Methodist Church in Moline, Ill. The Rev. Glen Bocox officiated. Graveside services were Saturday, Aug. 7 at Odebolt Cemetery in Odebolt under the direction of Trimble Funeral Homes of Moline, Ill.
Mr. Johnson died Aug. 3 at his home.

Helen Shafer

Services were Aug. 14, 1999 for Helen Blanche Shafer, 79, of Holstein, formerly of Storm Lake, at Storm Lake United Methodist Church. The Rev. Kenneth Bell officiated with burial in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake under the direction of Fratzke Funeral Home in Storm Lake.
Mrs. Shafer died Aug. 12 at Good Samaritan Center in Holstein.

Donald King

Services were Aug. 16, 1999 for Donald J. King, 52, of Onawa at First Christian Church in Onawa. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Dunlap under the direction of Pearson Funeral Home in Onawa.
Mr. King died Aug. 12 at Elmwood Care Centre in Onawa.

Donald Drake

Services were Aug. 5, 1999 for Donald Winfield Drake, 83, of Carroll, formerly of the Schaller and Galva area, at the Presbyterian Church in Schaller. Burial was in Schaller Cemetery, with military rites, under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Schaller.

Mr. Drake died Aug. 1 at St. Anthony's Regional Hospital in Carroll.

Elizabeth "Betty" Olson

Memorial services were Aug. 5, 1999 for Elizabeth "Betty" Agnes Olson, 96, of Odebolt at Faith Lutheran Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Victor Johnson officiated with inurnment in Slater Cemetery in Slater under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Odebolt.

Mrs. Olson died Aug. 3 at Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center in Odebolt.

Eleanor Courtright

Services were Aug. 6, 1999 for Eleanor Courtright, 81, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Ida Grove, at Church of God in Ida Grove. The Rev. Perse Dervan and Dr. Herb Johnson officiated with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.

Mrs. Courtright died Aug. 2 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

Richard Wissink

Services were Aug. 11, 1999 for Richard Wissink, 75, of Ida Grove at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Michael Saylor officiated with burial in Ida Grove Cemetery under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.

Mr. Wissink died Aug. 7 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.

Dean Venteicher

Services were July 30, 1999 for Dean Wayne Venteicher, 48, of Ida Grove at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Gerald M. Fisch, the Rev. LeRoy Seuntjens, the Rev. Edmond Tiedemann and Deacon Joseph Graves officiated with burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery, with full military rites conducted by American Legion McNamara-Moore Post 61, under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mr. Venteicher died July 26 in Benton County, of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident.

Meg Holmes

Services were Aug. 2, 1999 for Margaret "Meg" Holmes, 51, of Ida Grove, formerly of LeMars, at St. John's Lutheran Church E.L.C.A. in Le Mars. The Rev. Jean Morse officiated with burial in Memorial Cemetery, with an honor guard provided by St. Vincent's Nurses Alumni Association, under the direction of Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Mrs. Holmes died July 30 at a Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

Tori Kelsheimer

Graveside services were July 30, 1999 for Tori Louise Kelsheimer, infant daughter of Jamie and Tina (Palmer) Kelsheimer of Windom, Minn., formerly of Ida Grove, at Mount Hope Cemetery in Battle Creek. The Rev. Elmer Hodge officiated under the direction of Anderson-Schmidt Funeral Home in Windom.
The baby was stillborn July 27 at Windom Area Hospital.

Beverly Soellner

Services were July 31, 1999 for Beverly Ann Soellner, 68, of Galva at St. John's Lutheran Church in Galva. The Rev. Bob Alexander and the Rev. Lee Mentink officiated with burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Galva under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Holstein.
Mrs. Soellner died July 28 at her home.

Roy Hoffman

Services were Aug. 3, 1999 for Roy Charles Hoffman, 92, of Palm Coast, Fla., formerly of Ida Grove, at First United Methodist Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Marvin Lindley officiated with burial in Ida Grove Cemetery, with military graveside rites conducted by American Legion McNamara-Moore Post No. 61, under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mr. Hoffman died July 26 at Memorial Hospital in Bunnell, Fla.

Marie Ashmore

Services were July 31, 1999 for Marie V. Ashmore, 102, of Correctionville at Grace United Methodist Church in Correctionville. The Rev. Consorcia A. Sanchez officiated with burial in Correctionville Cemetery under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Correctionville.
Mrs. Ashmore died July 27 at Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center.

Alma Johnson

Services were July 31, 1999 for Alma "Nita" Vernitta Johnson, 79, of Marcus at Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus. The Rev. Shelby Bailey officiated with burial in Marcus-Amherst Cemetery under the direction of Earnest and Roethler Funeral Chapel in Marcus.
Mrs. Johnson died July 28 at her home.

Paul Kinney

Memorial services were July 30, 1999 for Paul Revere Kinney, 90, of Mapleton at St. John's United Methodist Church in Mapleton. The Rev. Shirley Textor officiated with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Service in Mapleton.
Mr. Kinney died July 27 at Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton.

Hazel Ecklund

Services were Aug. 2, 1999 for Hazel Irene Ecklund, 101, of Denison, formerly of Kiron, at First Baptist Church in Kiron. The Rev. John Aiken officiated with burial in Kiron Cemetery under the direction of Pfannebecker Funeral Home in Denison.
Mrs. Ecklund died July 30 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison.

Leona Schmitt

Services were Aug. 3, 1999 for Leona K. Schmitt, 72, of Early at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Early. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City.
Mrs. Schmitt died July 31 at Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake.

Bernie Thayer

Services were July 26, 1999 for Bernie Edward Thayer, 86, of Odebolt at First Presbyterian Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Herman Kelly officiated with burial in Odebolt Cemetery under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mr. Thayer died July 22 at Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center in Odebolt.

Agnes Gemmill

Services were July 27, 1999 for Agnes Ione Gemmill, 82, of Chelsea, Mich., formerly of Sac City, at Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea. The Rev. Peggy Garrigues-Cortelyou officiated. Memorial contributions may be made to Chelsea First United Methodist Church or the American Heart Association.
Mrs. Gemmill died July 23 at Chelsea Community Hospital.

Mary Witte

Services were July 24, 1999 for Mary Jean Witte, 70, of Schaller at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Schaller. Burial was in Schaller Cemetery under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home of Schaller.
Mrs. Witte died July 21 at her residence.

Myron Cipperley

Services were July 23, 1999 for Myron Cipperley, 69, of Cherokee at Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. The Rev. Kenneth Thrasher officiated with burial in Good Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Cipperley died July 20 at Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee.

Theodore "Theo" Murphy

Services were July 19, 1999 for Theodore Emmett "Theo" Murphy, 96, a lifelong resident of Ida Grove and prominent community leader, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Gerald Fisch officiated with burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Ida Grove under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mr. Murphy died July 12 at Morningside Rehab and Care Center in Ida Grove.

Glenn Peterson

Services were July 17, 1999 for Glenn E. Peterson, 79, of Kiron at Bethel Lutheran Church in Kiron. The Rev. Victor Johnson officiated with burial in Bethel Lutheran Cemetery in Kiron under the direction of Pfannebecker Funeral Home in Denison.
Mr. Peterson died July 14, 1999 near his home.

Martin Seite

Services were July 16, 1999 for Martin Seite, 78 of Colorado Springs, Colo., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Mr. Seite died July 10 at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Lucille Swenson

Services were July 17, 1999 for Lucille F. Swenson, 92, of South Sioux City, at Becker-Hunt Funeral. The Rev. Donahue Sarff officiated with burial in Wakefield Cemetery in Wakefield, Neb.
Mrs. Swenson died July 14 at a Sioux City hospital.

Earl Husen

Services were July 14, 1999 for Earl William Husen, 72, of Spirit Lake at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Spirit Lake. The Rev. Albert O. Grendler officiated with burial in St. Margaret's Cemetery, with military rites conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4514 and American Legion Post 23, under the direction of Turner Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.
Mr. Husen died July 11 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Spirit Lake.

Wayne Steinbach

Services were July 19, 1999 for Wayne A. Steinbach, 66, of Danbury at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Danbury. The Rev. Mervin Hood officiated with burial in Danbury Catholic Cemetery, with military honors conducted by American Legion Carlson-Frum Post 336 of Danbury and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2020 of Battle Creek, under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Service of Mapleton.
Mr. Steinbach died July 16 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.

Sandra Albers

Services were July 19, 1999 for Sandra K. Albers, 57, of Battle Creek, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in rural Battle Creek. The Rev. Thomas Sabel officiated with burial in St. Paul Cemetery under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Correctionville.
Mrs. Albers died July 15 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.

Marg Skarin

Services were July 8, 1999 for Marg Fern Skarin, 81, of Kiron at First Baptist Church in Kiron. The Rev. John Aiken officiated with burial in Kiron Cemetery under the direction of Pfannebecker Funeral Home in Denison.
Mrs. Skarin died July 6 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison.

Barbara Schroeder

Services were July 12, 1999 for Barbara F. Schroeder, 64, of Sioux City at Morningside Lutheran Church in Sioux City. The Rev. Donohue Sarff officiated with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Nelson-Berger Morningside Chapel.
Mrs. Schroeder died July 9 at a Sioux City hospital.

Marcella Gronau

Services were July 14, 1999 for Marcella Katherine Wilhelmina Gronau, 82, of Schleswig at United Church of Christ in Schleswig. Burial was in Morgan Township Cemetery under the direction of Huebner Funeral Home in Schleswig.
Mrs. Gronau died July 12 at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha, Neb.

Catharine Jensen

Services will be July 15, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. for Catharine Jensen, 93, of Schleswig at United Church of Christ in Schleswig. Burial will be in Morgan Township Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 14 at Huebner Funeral Home in Schleswig.
Mrs. Jensen died July 11 at Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Schleswig.

Corrine Johnson

Memorial services were July 13, 1999 for Corrine R. Johnson, 57, of Sioux City at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City. The Rev. Susan Miller of Hospice of Siouxland officiated. The body was cremated.
Mrs. Johnson died July 10 at her home.

Emma Hummel

Services were July 2, 1999 for Emma Elaine Hummel, 100, of Holstein at St. John Lutheran Church in Cushing. The Rev. Joelle Colville officiated with burial in Cushing Cemetery under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Holstein.
Mrs. Hummel died June 28 at Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee.

Warren Perrin

Services were July 2, 1999 for Warren LeRoy Perrin, 76, of Onawa at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Moorhead. The Rev. Paul E. Anderson officiated with burial in Spring Valley Cemetery, with a flag presentation and taps conducted by American Legion Peter A. Hansen Post 365 of Moorhead, under the direction of Pearson Funeral Home in Onawa.
Mr. Perrin died June 28 at Burgess Health Center in Onawa.

Richard Carlberg

Services were July 2, 1999 for Richard LeRoy Carlberg, 68, of Leon at Slade-O'Donnell Funeral Home in Leon. The Rev. Max Carmichael officiated with burial in Leon Cemetery.
Mr. Carlberg died June 26 at his home.

Leo Corbin

Services were July 2, 1999 for Leo Glenn Corbin, 64, of Nashville, Tenn., at St. Henry's Catholic Church in Nashville. Burial was in Middle Tennessee Veteran's Cemetery with full military honors.
Mr. Corbin died June 29 at his home.

C. James "Packy" Saxen

Services were July 7, 1999 for C. James "Packy" Saxen, 52, of Cherokee at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. The Rev. Rich Keyser officiated. Cremation followed the service.
Mr. Saxen died July 3 at Humboldt County Speedway.

Matthew Groepper

Services were June 24, 1999 for Matthew Ernest Groepper, 19, of Iowa City, formerly of Hinton, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Iowa City. The Rev. James Vrba officiated under the direction of Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City.
Mr. Groepper died June 20 at his home.

Bill Moore

Memorial services will be held at a later date for Bill Moore, 81, of rural Odebolt. The body was cremated. Visitation was held June 22 at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mr. Moore died June 20 at his residence.

Esther Jensen

Services were May 8, 1999 for Esther Betty Jensen, 87, of Lancaster, Calif. a longtime Ida Grove resident.

Gwyneth "Tiny" Long

Gwyneth L. "Tiny" Long died May 20, 1999 at an Ontario, Ore., hospital. The Rev. Steve Brabb officiated with graveside services held at Evergreen Cemetery.

Esther Dezell

Services were June 26, 1999 for Esther L. Dezell, 79, of Faribault, Minn., formerly of Lake City, Minn., at Trinity Lutheran Church in Faribault. The Rev. Robert E. Snyder officiated with burial in Dale Cemetery, in rural Kenyon, Minn., under the direction of Boldt Funeral Homes of Faribault.
Mrs. Dezell died June 23 at St. Lucas Care Center.

Leo Miller

Services were June 28, 1999 for Leo Chris Miller, 85, of Odebolt at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Allan Reicks officiated with burial in St. Martin's Cemetery in Odebolt under the direction of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mr. Miller died June 22 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.

Donald Quirk

Memorial services were June 29, 1999 for Donald W. Quirk, 54, of Sioux City at the lodge at Stone State Park in Sioux City. The Rev. Thomas Hotle officiated under the direction of Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel of Sioux City. The body was cremated.
Mr. Quirk died June 26.

Anna Wessling

Services were June 29, 1999 for Anna Christina Wessling, 84, of Battle Creek at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Danbury. The Rev. David Hogan officiated with burial in Danbury Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Service of Danbury and Mapleton.
Mrs. Wessling died June 25 in Ida Grove.

Michael Seney

Memorial services were June 18, 1999 for Michael William Seney, 56, of Arthur at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove. The Rev. W. Michael Biklen, pastor of the Arthur United Methodist Church, officiated with inurnment in Ida Grove Cemetery, with military honors conducted by McNamara-Moore Post No. 61 of the American Legion.
Mr. Seney died June 14 in Buena Vista County.

Elizabeth Uhl

Services were June 17, 1999 for Elizabeth Annie Uhl, 82, of Battle Creek at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Danbury. The Rev. David Hogan officiated with burial in Danbury Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Service of Danbury and Mapleton.
Mrs. Uhl died June 14 at her home.

Frances Youngblade

Memorial services were June 14, 1999 for Frances K. Youngblade, 87, of Sioux City at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Sioux City. The Rev. W. Verdery Kerr officiated.
Mrs. Youngblade died June 10 at Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City.

Mildred Luscombe

Services were June 21, 1999 for Mildred Ella Luscombe, 82, of Battle Creek at First Presbyterian Church in Battle Creek. The Rev. Benjamin Ray officiated with burial in Battle Center Cemetery, rural Battle Creek, under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Battle Creek.
Mrs. Luscombe died June 17 at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek.

Irene Schumann

Services were June 23, 1999 for Irene Ida Schumann, 86, of Ida Grove at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. John Schauer and the Rev. Michael Saylor officiated with burial in Ida Grove Cemetery under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mrs. Schumann died June 20 at Morningside Rehab and Care Center in Ida Grove.

Edward Ryan

Services were June 12, 1999 for Edward Ryan, 77, of Holstein at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Allan A. Reicks officiated with burial in Elk Point Cemetery in Elk Point, S.D., under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mr. Ryan died June 7 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.

Urban Badenhop

Services were June 14, 1999 for Urban Henry Badenhop, 79, of Ida Grove at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. The Revs. John Schauer and Michael Saylor officiated with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery in Mapleton, with military honors conducted by American Legion McNamara-Moore Post No. 61, under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.
Mr. Badenhop died June 8 at his home.

Howard Nielsen

Services were June 15, 1999 for Howard Nielsen, 83, of Battle Creek at First Presbyterian Church in Battle Creek. The Rev. Benjamin Ray officiated with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery in Battle Creek, with military honors conducted by American Legion Maple Valley Post. No. 364, under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Battle Creek.
Mr. Nielsen died June 12 at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek.

LaVerne Nielsen

Services were June 15, 1999 for LaVerne Nielsen, 89, of Odebolt at Arthur United Methodist Church. The Rev. W. Michael Biklen officiated with burial in Ida Grove Cemetery under the direction of Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Odebolt.
Mrs. Nielsen died June 12 at Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center in Odebolt.

Vivienne Reed

Memorial services will be held at a later date for Vivienne I. Reed, 97, of Sioux City. She died June 13 at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek.

Alice Larsen

Services were June 14, 1999 for Alice E. Larsen, 92, of Castana at Castana Community United Church of Christ. The Rev. Bob Fritzmeier officiated with burial in Center Cemetery under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Home in Mapleton.
Mrs. Larsen died June 9 at Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton.

Wayne McClow

Services were May 12, 1999 for Wayne M. McClow, 76, of Jacksonville, Fla., at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home in Jacksonville. The Rev. James Marth officiated with burial in Jacksonsville Memory Gardens.
Mr. McClow died May 8.

Theresa Erlemeier

Services were June 14, 1999 for Theresa Mary Erlemeier, 93, of Battle Creek, formerly of Danbury, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Danbury. The Rev. David Hogan officiated with burial in Danbury Catholic Cemetery in Danbury under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Service.
Miss Erlemeier died June 10 at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek.


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