Miscellaneous Woodbury County, Iowa Obituaries

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Lavonne Maskevich 
Lavonne Maskevich, 75, of Chattanooga, Tenn., formerly of Sioux City and Whiting, Iowa, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 1998, at a Chattanooga hospital. 
Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 10, at North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. The Rev. Joel Wood, the Rev. Terry Shannon and the Rev. Jimmy Jewell officiated. Burial was in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. 

Mrs. Maskevich was a native of Whiting and graduated from Central High School in Sioux City. She was employed as a secretary with attorney Lester Davidson for several years. She married Joseph Maskevich, a native of Sioux City. 

She was a member of Hixson Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Marilyn Vincent of Hixson, Tenn. and Renee Owens of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.; five sons, Richard of Marietta, Ga., Tony of Soddy-Daisy, Steve of Chattanooga, Mark of Smyrna, Ga. and Joe Jr. of Orlando, Fla.; a brother, Donald Long of Whiting; 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. 
 

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Marvin P. Olson 
Marvin P. Olson, 70, of South Sioux City died Tuesday, March 10, 1998, at a Sioux City nursing home following a lengthy illness. 
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Obert (Neb.) City Cemetery, with the Rev. Richard Sitzmann officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Becker-Hunt Funeral Home. 

Mr. Olson was born Nov. 6, 1927, in Obert, the son of Walter A. and Carrie S. (Nielsen) Olson. He had lived in Sioux City and South Sioux City all his life. 

Survivors include a sister and her husband, Lillian and Garold Ellyson of Loomis, Calif.; a nephew, Larry Ellyson; and a niece, Nancy Battyany. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Walter; and a half-brother, Nelson Petersen. 
 
 

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Domenick Guarneri 
 Domenick Guarneri, 53, of Sioux City died Monday, March 9, 1998, at his residence. 
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Briar Cliff College Newman-Flanagan Center, with the Rev. Brian C. Hughes, of Briar Cliff College, officiating. There will be an open visitation with the family at their home anytime. Christy, Smith and Hockenberry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

Mr. Guarneri was born March 26, 1944, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Dr. Victor and Amelia (Rocco) Guarneri. He graduated from Perkiomen Prep School in 1962 and from Alfred University with his bachlor of arts degree in 1966. He served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. 

He married Judy Weinstein on Nov. 23, 1966, in Columbus, Ga. He coached basketball and softball, but settled on coaching soccer, earning his National "C" coaching license. The couple were the founders of the Greater Sioux City Soccer Association, having coached the Sioux City Strikers U-19 and Explosion U-16 club teams. He coached West High School soccer prior to establishing the men's soccer program at Briar Cliff College in 1991 and the women's program in 1993. 

He served as president of the Iowa State Youth Soccer Association from 1985 to 1989, the assistant director for the Region II Olympic Development Program from 1986 to 1989 and was presently serving as president of the Iowa Amateur Soccer Association. 

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Merill Guarneri-Boe and her husband Pat Boe of Strawberry Point, Iowa, and Theresa (the couple were her legal guardian) and her husband Mike Magoffin of Baltimore, Md.; two sons, Andrew and his wife Shannon Guarneri of Gilbert, Ariz., and Doug Ewing of Des Moines; his father of Bayside, N.Y.; three brothers, Gerard and Victor, both of Bayside, N.Y. and Ralph and his wife Angela of Parkland, Fla.; three sisters, Irma Musemici of Bayside, N.Y., Madeline Kronrad of Boca Raton, Fla., and Geraldine Guarneri of New Hyde Park, N.Y.; and four grandchildren, Domenic and Mahogani Boe, Briley Guarneri and Sean-Patrick Magoffin. 

He was preceded in death by his mother. 

Memorials may be directed to the Guarneri Soccer Complex at Briar Cliff College. 
 
 

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Etta M. Pendell 
Etta M. Pendell, 89, of Sioux City died Monday, March 9, 1998, at a Sioux City nursing home following a lengthy illness. 
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Nelson-Berger Morningside Chapel, with the Rev. Richard Francis, of Westminster Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Grand Meadow Cemetery at rural Washta, Iowa. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time today, with the family present from 1 p.m. until service time, at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Pendell was born Sept. 13, 1909, in Washta, the daughter of John and Maggie (White) Dawson. 

She married Charles Wood in 1927. He died in 1936. She moved to California, where she was employed in an aircraft factory and later in a department store. 

She married Jack Pendell in 1946. Following his death, she moved to Sioux City in 1988. 

She was of the Presbyterian faith. 

Survivors include two stepdaughters, Mildred Martindale of Oceanside, Calif., and Betty and her husband Ivan Donaldson of Palm Springs, Calif.; two brothers and their wives, Melvin and Eileen Dawson and Harlan and Joyce Dawson, all of Sioux City; two sisters, Anna Hall of Lincoln, Neb., and Bertha Sather of Sioux City; and several stepgrandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers. 
 
 

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Clifford L. Robbins 
 Clifford Louis Robbins, 79, of Sioux City died Monday, March 9, 1998, at the Sunrise Retirement Center of Alzheimer's Disease. 
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Richard Francis officiating. Private burial will be prior to the service. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, with the family present from 7 to 9 p.m., at Christy, Smith and Hockenberry Funeral Home. 

Mr. Robbins was born Sept. 7, 1918, in Washburn, Ill., the son of Charles and Bertha (Black) Robbins. He gradauted from Washburn High School. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, as a B-17 pilot. He spent 14 months as a German prisoner of war. 

He married Lynette Luksan on July 16, 1945, in Sioux City. He was employed as an estimator for Holtz Construction Company until retiring. 

He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, where he was a deacon and an elder and oversaw the construction of the church. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 697. 

Survivors include his wife; a son and his wife, Chuck and Joy of Parker, Colo.; three daughters and their husbands, Judy and Jim Skoglund of Sergeant Bluff, Debby and Michael Wiggs of Sioux City and Susy and Dan Folger of Oconomonoc, Wis.; a sister, Mary Tesch of Washburn, Ill.; five grandchildren, Todd and Aaron Skoglund, Lance Robbins, Christopher and Sarah Folger; and a great-grandchild. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Cameron Michael Wiggs; four brothers, Lloyd, Raymond, Walter and William; and two sisters, Bertha Armstrong and Eleanor Orrison. 

Memorials may be directed to either the Big Sioux Chapter Alzheimer's Association or Westminster Presbyterian Church. 

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Robert E. Johnson 
QUIMBY, Iowa - Robert E. Johnson, 84, of Quimby died Monday, March 9, 1998, at the Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee, Iowa, of an apparent heart attack. 
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, with a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m., at Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with the Rev. John Scherb officiating. Burial will be in Quimby Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the American Legion Lyle W. Barnes Post 398. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. 

Mr. Johnson was born April 9, 1913, in Rock Township, Cherokee County, Iowa, the son of Oscar and Mary (Hanson) Johnson. He graduated from Quimby High School in 1930 and attended business school in Sioux City. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II stationed in England. 

He married Betty Robson on Dec. 27, 1954, in Cherokee. He had farmed and worked for Simonsen's for many years, retiring in 1983. He had resided in Quimby for 32 years; prior to this, he lived on a farm in Rock Township. 

He was a member of Quimby United Methodist Church and the American Legion Lyle W. Barnes Post 398 of Quimby. 

Survivors include his wife; four daughters and their husbands, Lou Ann and Clark Christensen of Iowa City, Iowa, Jolene and Mike Scacci of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Kristi and Perry Schlinz of Ocala, Fla. and Debra and Mike Flom of North St. Paul, Minn.; eight grandchildren, Megan and Mackenzie Scacci, Kara and Erin Christensen, Ashley, Matthew and Courtney Schlinz and Abigail Flom; and several cousins. 

He was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel Johnson. 

Memorials may be directed to Quimby United Methodist Church. 

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Lola M. Eickholt 
 HINTON, Iowa - Lola Marie Eickholt, 66, of Hinton died Tuesday, March 10, 1998, at her residence of pancreatic cancer. 
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Merrill, Iowa, with the Rev. Richard Ball and the Rev. James Bruch officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery at Pierson, Iowa. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today, with the family present from 6 to 9 p.m. and a Scripture service at 7 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City. 

Mrs. Eickholt was born Aug. 31, 1931, in Pierson, the daughter of Albert and Clara (Treptow) Herbold. She graduated from Pierson High School in 1949 and from the National Business Training School in Sioux City. She was employed with Royal Typewriter Company. 

She married Donald Eickholt on Feb. 12, 1955, in Sioux City. The couple lived in Sioux City before moving to their farm in Hinton in 1962. 

She was a member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church. She enjoyed crafts and reading. 

Survivors include her husband; four daughters, Marilyn Eickholt of Sioux City, Marj Eickholt-Murphy and her husband Paul Murphy of Newtown, Conn., Deb and her husband Joe Robinson of Hinton, and Diane and her husband Brett Dynes of Annawan, Ill.; two sons, Ray of Sioux City and Joe and his wife Penny of Hinton; her mother of Sioux City; a brother, Harold Herbold of Sioux City; a sister, Rosella Rock of Lake City, Iowa; a sister-in-law, Caroline Herbold of Sioux City; and 10 grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her father; a sister, Ona Mae Herbold; and a brother, Adolph Herbold. 

Pallbearers will be Jeff Todd, Scott Held, Mike Petersen, Karl Staben, Bob Kenaley and David Dandurand. 

Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Siouxland. 
 
 

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Ronald L. Guillaume 
ELK POINT, S.D. - Ronald L. "Bucky" Guillaume, 59, of Elk Point died Wednesday, March 11, 1998, at his residence. 
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elk Point, with the Rev. John Rasmussen officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, with military rites. Visitation with the family present will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the Anderson Funeral Home in Elk Point. 

Mr. Guillaume was born March 21, 1938, in Hot Springs, S.D., the son of Robert and Dorothea (Christenson) Guillaume. He moved to Elk Point as a child. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1957 to 1961. 

He married Ileen Ketterer in 1962. He was employed with the City of Elk Point, Sioux Tools and currently with the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. 

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 915 of Elk Point. 

Survivors include two daughters, Susan Guillaume and Linda Rupp, both of Elk Point; a sister and her husband, Bobbie and Robert Livingston of Elk Point; and five grandchildren, Nicholas, Joshua, Marcia, Jason and Heath. 

He was preceded in death by his parents. 
 
 

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Mildred A. Kinney 
LE MARS, Iowa - Mildred A. Kinney, 80, of Le Mars died Wednesday, March 11, 1998, at the Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars following a lengthy illness. 
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Jerome Cosgrove officiating. Burial will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery at Oyens, Iowa. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today, with a rosary at 4 p.m. said by the Christian Mothers Society and a Scriptural wake service at 7:30 p.m., at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. 

Mrs. Kinney was born Aug. 13, 1917, in rural Alton, Iowa, the daughter of Peter and Wilhemia "Minnie" (Meis) Delperdang. She moved with her family near Oyens. She was raised in Oyens and attended St. Catherine's Catholic School. 

She married Joseph M. Kinney on May 24, 1941, in Oyens. The couple farmed near Oyens until retiring to Le Mars in 1983. He died Aug. 3, 1987. 

She was a member of the Christian Mothers Society and enjoyed playing cards. 

Survivors include a daughter, Jolene Kinney of Le Mars; a son and his wife, Jim and Shirley of Le Mars; five grandchildren, Cissy, Jimmy, Theresa, Jason and Kelly; a great-grandson; three sisters, Dorothy and her husband Robert Konz of Le Mars, Rita and her husband Urban Wiederholt of Oyens and Sister Janet Delperdang of Parsons, Tenn.; a brother and his wife, Francis and Rita Delperdang of Marcus, Iowa; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Delperdang of Sioux City. 

She was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph; and a grandson, Mark Kinney. 
 
 

Nancy Dalton 
DENISON, Iowa - Nancy Dalton, 85, of Denison died Thursday, March 5, 1998, at St. Joseph Hospital in Omaha, Neb. 
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Episcopal Church in Denison. Burial will be Wednesday in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at San Antonio, Texas. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Pfannebecker Funeral Home in Denison.


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