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|Sara Z. Herzoff
Sara Z. Herzoff, 82, of Sioux City died Friday, Jan. 23, 1998, at the Indian Hills Care Center of kidney failure.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Congregation Beth Shalom in Sioux City with Mr. James Sherman, spritual leader, officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Sinai Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Meyer Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sara was born Dec. 15, 1915, the daughter of Michael and Ada (Lehman) Rocklin, in Sioux City. She attended public schools in Sioux City and graduated from Central High School. She was a lifelong Sioux City resident. She was a member of Congregation Beth Shalom.
She is survived by two grandchildren, Debbie Leibovitch, and Jeff Cohen; a great-granddaughter; a sister and her husband, Hannah and Dave Hurwitz of California; a sister-in-law, Rena Rocklin of Sioux City; a brother-in-law, Sam Shapiro of Sioux City; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patty L. Cohen, a son, Ronald Herzoff; two brothers, Bernard and Isadore Rocklin; and a sister, Marion Shapiro.
Memorials may be directed to the American Dialysis Association.
Mr. Himes was born Sept. 3, 1926, the son of Truman and Opal (Watson) Himes, in Norfolk Nebraska. He moved to Sioux City as a small child. After attending Central High School he entered the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II. He returned to Sioux City and worked at Olsen News and the Sioux City Air Base. He later moved to Sidney, Neb. and then North Platte, Neb. where he worked as an accountant for Miller Needhardt until his illness.
He was a member of American Legion Post 163 in North Platte and Knights of Columbus in Sidney.
Survivors include Pat Brainerd Himes of Sidney; a daughter and her husband, Pam and Jeffery Morrow of Ocala Florida; a granddaughter; a great grandson; two brothers and their wives, Edward and Pat of Quincy Calif., and Frank and Joy of Downey, Calif.; and a sister and her husband, Delores and Marvin Davis of Sioux City.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William.
Miss Barnable was born June 27, 1916, the daughter of William and Edith (Dennler) Barnable in Plymouth County, Iowa. She attended Union Consolidated High School in Union Township and National Business College in Sioux City. She worked for many years as an insurance underwriter with Le Mars Mutual Insurance Company.
She was a member of St. James Catholic Church, the Altar Society, Catholic Daughters of America for over 50 years, and Peer Program. She was very active in her church and volunteer work.
Survivors include a brother and his wife, Harold and Sue of Le Mars; a niece; a nephew; two great-nephews; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Barnable of Bloomington, Calif.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Emmett and Wayne; and a sister-in-law,
Mrs. Hargens was born Aug. 1, 1912, the daughter of Willie and Leonora (Stender) Miller, in Schleswig. She attended country school in Morgan Township and was baptized and confirmed in the Friedens Church in Schleswig. She married Edwin J.H. Hargens on Sept. 12, 1937, in Battle Creek. The couple farmed in Ida County until retiring in 1982, when they moved to Battle Creek.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Battle Creek, where she was a member of the Ladies Aide and church choir. She taught Sunday School for 23 years.
Survivors include a sister, Meleta Schultz of Schleswig; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Mr. Arnold was born June 26, 1939, the son of Vinton and Bertha Arnold, in Spirit Lake. He attended school in Spirit Lake and graduated from Spirit Lake High School. He attended Buena Vista College, the University of Iowa, where he received his B.A. degree, and the University of Iowa School of Law where he received his J.D. degree.
He married Karen Lynne Fanth on May 11, 1963 in Iowa City, Iowa. He was a lifelong resident of Spirit Lake, practicing law there since 1965.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus 4th degree. He is a past president of the Iowa Judges Association and served on two state commissions: the Committee on Parental Notification, and the Zoning and Management Committee. He also enjoyed organs, show and field retrievers, and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Beth of Lebanon, Tenn.; and two sons, Christian of Minneapolis, Minn., and Chuck of Nashville, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mrs. Nelsen was born Mar. 15, 1905, the daughter of Woodrow W. and Margaret (High) Young, in West Point Neb. She graduated from West Point High School in 1922 and attended college for a short time. She then taught country school for a year and worked as a reporter for the West Point newspaper. She traveled west and became the executive secretary to the president of Seattle Federal Savings and Loan of Seattle, Wash. She also served as secretary of the Seattle Credit Men's Association. She married Milton Nelsen on Oct. 22, 1960, in West Point. Following his retirement, the couple spent summers near South Haven, Minn. and traveled extensively.
Helen was an avid bridge player and in 1980 was awarded her Life Master Certificate from the American Contract Bridge League. She was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church, the Quilt Society, and several bridge clubs. She enjoyed participating in Witter Art Gallery activities.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews, Jo Ann and her husband, Dwight Fisher of Chula Vista, Calif., Paul Graham and his wife, Barbara of Sioux City, Bruce Nelson and his wife, Judy of Storm Lake, Glen Nelson and his wife, Lois of Independence, Iowa, and Jerry Nelson and his wife, Mavis of Houston, Ala.; nine great-nieces; six great-nephews; and a sister-in-law, Nora Nelson of Storm Lake.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a sister, Florence Graham.
Memorials may be directed to St. Mark Lutheran Church in Storm Lake
or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Mrs. Huls was born on Jan. 6, 1900, the daughter of William and Augusta (Bullmann) Hemmelrick, in Alcester. She attended school in Alcester. She married Esterd "Ed" Huls. He died in 1971. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, gardening and flowers.
Survivors include three sons, Conrad of Hawarden, Floyd and his wife, Marcella of Le Mars, Iowa, Al and his wife, Elizabeth of Akron; a daughter, Lorraine Onnen of Grand Island, Neb.; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; a sister, Anna Bjork of Temple City, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; three children, DeWayne, Delores,
Raymond; a great-grandson; nine sisters; and three brothers.