Miscellaneous Woodbury County, Iowa Obituaries

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Ida Grimberg 
PAULLINA, Iowa - Ida Grimberg, 86, of Paullina died Wednesday at the Wide View Rest Home in Paullina. 

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina. Burial will be in Prairie View Cemetery. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m., at the Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home in Paullina. 

Pearl Miller 
EARLY, Iowa - Juanita Pearl Miller, 89, of Early died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997, at the Odebolt Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Odebolt, Iowa. 

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Early, with the Rev. William Niles and the Rev. Irene Niles officiating. Burial will be in Early Union Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today at the Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City, Iowa. 

Mrs. Miller was born Jan. 28, 1908, in Van Meter, Iowa, the daughter of Jerry and Dolly (Landers) Clayton. She received her education in Dallas and Guthrie, Iowa counties, graduating at Casey, Iowa in 1927. 

She married Albert Miller on Dec. 16, 1927, in Des Moines. The couple farmed in Sac County. She was a homemaker. Following their retirement, they moved into Early. 

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the Presbyterian Women and the Neighborhood Club. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and crocheting. 

Survivors include two sons and their wives, George and Kathy of Lytton, Iowa and John and Lonna of Lawton, Iowa; a daughter, Frieda Veit of Odebolt; a daughter-in-law, Sally Miller of West Branch, Iowa; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two brothers and their wives, Max and Doris Clayton and Howard and Betty Clayton, all of Adel, Iowa; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Clayton of Redfield, Iowa. 

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Harold; two sisters, Lois Betts and Mary Evelyn Jordan; a brother, Dwight Clayton; and a brother-in-law, Walter Jordan. 

Ann Nelson 
LAUREL, Neb. - Ann Nelson, 91, of Laurel died Tuesday at the Hillcrest Center in Laurel. 

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Laurel. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery at Concord, Neb. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Schumacher Funeral Home in Laurel. 

Glenn W. Newell 
STORM LAKE, Iowa - Glenn W. Newell, 86, of Storm Lake died Tuesday at the Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake following a lengthy illness. 

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Church of Christ in Storm Lake. Burial will be in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, with the family present from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and an Odd Fellows Memorial service at 7 p.m., at the Fratzke Funeral Home in Storm Lake. 

Glatha M. York 
ONAWA, Iowa - Glatha Minnie York, 89, of Onawa died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997, at the Burgess Memorial Hospital in Onawa. 

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mapleton, Iowa, with the Rev. David Montecuollo officiating. Burial will be in Kennebec Cemetery at Castana, Iowa. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Mrs. York was born Sept. 4, 1908, in Correctionville, Iowa, the daughter of Geroge and Rosa Bell (Smith) Shut. 

She married Albert "Bud" York on Dec. 4, 1924. The couple farmed near Castana and later moved to a farm at Moorhead, Iowa. In 1965, they ran a restaurant in Turin, Iowa and in 1966, bought an acreage at Dunlap, Iowa. She was employed at Little Flowers Havens Nursing Home. In 1969, they bought a home in Onawa. He died Aug. 31, 1976. 

Survivors include a son, Donald A. of Onawa and many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by a son, John in infancy; a daughter, Darlene in infancy; seven sisters, Opal Smith, Lola Varring, Bertha Wooley, Nola Jordon, Annie Loshe, Flossie Duncan and Lettie Wright; and two brothers, Lee and John Shut. 

 

Alice A. McDermott 
Alice A. McDermott, 93, of Johnston, Iowa, formerly of Sioux City, Anthon and Battle Creek, Iowa, died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997, at the Bishop Drumm Care Center in Johnston of heart failure. 

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Assumption Catholic Church in Granger, Iowa, with the Rev. Eugene Koch officiating. Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday in Calvary Cemetery at Sioux City, with the Rev. Randy Guerdet, pastor of Cathedral of the Epiphany in Sioux City, officiating. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. today, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a vigil service at 7 p.m., at the church. Brandt Funeral Home of Dallas Center, Iowa is in charge of the arrangements. 

Mrs. McDermott was born Oct. 2, 1904, in Battle Creek, the daughter of Jens and Christina (Oleson) Paulsen. She had lived in Anthon, Iowa from 1906 to 1923. 

She married Joseph Raymond McDermott on April 15, 1925, in Sioux City. She was employed as a sales clerk with Gennelli's Studios in Sioux City. The couple had lived in Granger from 1974 to 1995. She moved to Johnston in 1995. 

She was a member of Assumption Catholic Church. 

Survivors include a son and his wife, Roger and Cecelia of Lakewood, Colo.; two daughters and their husbands, JoAnn and Forrest McElmuray of Granger and Jean and Leonard Grochowski of Whittier, Calif.; three sisters, Martha Sterrett of Anthon, Millie Manning of Wichita, Kan. and her twin sister, Amy Thrall of San Anselmo, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Martin and Harry Paulsen; and a sister, Anna Peterson. 

Pallbearers will be Matthew Backhaus, Matt Manning, Gary McElmuray, Frank and Mike Metzger and Ken Oxley. 

Memorials may directed to either Assumption Catholic Church or the Bishop Drumm Care Center. 

Virgil E. Metcalf 
 Virgil Evans Metcalf, 80, formerly of Sioux City died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997 in Ponca, Neb. 

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church in South Sioux City, with the Rev. Dale Jirousek officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Sioux City. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, with the family present from 7 to 9 p.m., at Nelson-Berger Morningside Chapel. 

Mr. Metcalf was born Sept. 23, 1917, in Hornick, Iowa, the son of Homer and Macey (Ficken) Metcalf. He was raised in Hornick and attended Hornick schools. He lived in Chicago, while attending photography school. 

He married Betty Lou Dierking on July 28, 1946, in Chicago. The couple moved to Sioux City and lived here until moving to Ponca, Neb. 20 years ago. She died Aug. 12, 1991, in Sioux City. 

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and served in the Naval Reserves for 20 years. He was employed as a meat inspector for the USDA for 20 years, retiring in 1982. 

He was a member of First Lutheran Church and a former member of the Masonic Lodge. 

Survivors include a son and his wife, David and Sharon of Boone, Iowa; a daughter and her husband, Marsha and Ronney Barrs of Ponca; a brother, Duane of Des Moines; two sisters, Cleora Ferrara and Constance Mathison and her husband Robert, all of Sioux City; 10 grandchildren, Tiffany, Blayne, Derek and Taylor Barrs, Miranda Oien, Kimberly De Emo, Erin Petrak, Kelly Yoder and Jonathan and Reagan Metcalf; a special niece, Jackie Stinger; and two great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Morris, Donald and Clifford. 

Geneva M. Speckhart 
Geneva Mae Speckhart, 82, of Sioux City died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997, at the Casa de Paz Care Center following a lengthy illness. 

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. David Fechner, pasotr of Faith Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Logan Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Speckhart was born Feb. 16, 1915, in Gettysburg, S.D., the daughter of Louis H. and Eltha C. (Manfull) Fuller. She graduated from Gettysburg High School and attended Nettleton Business Training College and Briar Cliff College. She was employed as a secretary with Cassler Electric. 

She married Vernon G. Speckhart on Oct. 1, 1958, in Sioux City. 

She was a member of Faith Luhteran Church and was a Lamplighter at the church. She did volunteer work in the youth department for the Sioux City Police Department. 

Survivors include her husband; a daughter and her husband, Susan and Bruce Paradelas of Harvey, La.; a son, Bruce of California; a grandson; and a great-granddaughter. 

She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.


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