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ADKINS, Ethel
FORT DODGE, IOWA: Ethel Edythe Adkins passed away on April 13, 2004, her 101st birthday. She was born April 13, 1903 to Oscar G. and Rosella Grinnell Savery. She enjoyed cooking, and was a longtime baker at Mercy Hospital. She was a member of First Christian Church and the First Christian Church Women's Fellowship. She is survived by four grandchildren, Bruce (Julie) Davidson of St. Louis, MO, Dr. Larry (Colleen) Davidson of Covington, VA, and Cathy Davidson and Nancy (Darin) Haustveit, all of Port Orchard, WA; 17 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. Adkins; a daughter, Dolores Davidson; her parents; a sister, Elsie Flower; a son-in-law, Homer L. Davidson; and a great grandson, Justin Oleson. Inurnment was at North Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Bruce-Graham Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

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AHMANN, Clara
DUBUQUE, IOWA: Clara Bellmann Ahmann, 80, died June 25, 2008. She was born September 12, 1927 to Herman and Mathilda Farni Bellmann. She formerly worked at the Dubuque Packing Company, and was a member of St. Anthony Parish. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, and fishing in Minnesota. She is survived by her husband of nearly 55 years, Doyle Ahmann; two sons, Randy (Pauline) Ahmann of Davenport, and Rod (Nancy) Ahmann of San Diego, CA; a sister, Agnes Melssen of Dubuque; three brothers, Loras (Lou) Bellmann of Key West, IA, Gene B. Bellmann, of Kansas City, MO, and Rudy (Joan) Bellmann of Dubuque; two sisters-in-law, Helen Bellmann of Durango, and Mary Jane Bellmann of Dubuque; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Becker and Cecilia Tigges; three brothers, Carl, Leonard, and Joseph Bellmann; and her parents. Services were held at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Entombment was at Resurrection Garden Mausoleum in Mount Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Hoffmann-Schneider and Kitchen Funeral Home.

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AKINS, Esther
LORIMOR, IOWA: Esther Akins, 77, died September 26, 2004. She was born July 16, 1927 to Ling Albert and Marguerite Esther Swisher Burns. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, the Quilting Circle, and the Lorimor American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by a daughter, Margie L. McPhillips; three sisters, Nettie Ackley, Nina Louise Barker, and Adel Marie Martinez, all of Germfask, MI; two brothers, Robert Burns of Hartshorn, MO, and Arnold Burns of Flint, MI; 3 granddaughters; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Clyde Akins; a brother, Elmer Lavern Burns; and a sister, Donna Maxine Sampel. Interment was at Lorimor Cemetery by Powers Funeral Home.

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APPELL, Beatrice
KNOXVILLE, IOWA: Beatrice "Bea" Appell, 88, died July 21, 2004. She retired from Tone Brothers Spice, and was a longtime Des Moines resident. She attended Grand View Lutheran Church, and volunteered with the Iowa Lutheran Hospital Auxiliary. She was a member of the Garden Club, and enjoyed growing award-winning African violets. She liked knitting, sewing, traveling, cooking, and showing her crafts at the Iowa State Fair. She is survived by her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Appell. Services were held at Grand View Lutheran Church. Interment was at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Des Moines by Grandview Park Funeral Home.

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ASMUSSEN, Marie
SIOUX CITY, IOWA: Marie Asmussen, 91, died October 31, 2007. She was born August 8, 1916 to Lester and Emma Lang Rusk. She formerly worked at the Air Base and Shore Acres Dance Hall, and also Gift Nook. She enjoyed arts and crafts, and when younger, liked boating and fishing. She attended Grace United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Bernadine Swanger of Sioux City; a stepson, Neal Asmussen (Sharon) of Sioux City; a grandson; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Asmussen. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Meyer Brothers Funeral Home.

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AURIT, Leo
ROCK VALLEY, IOWA: Leo Aurit died December 13, 1928. He was born in Rock Valley on December 18, 1900. He owned a barbershop. He was survived by his wife, Rose Linkenheil Aurit; his mother, Margaret Aurit; three sisters, Marguerite, Aileen and Eleanor Aurit; and other relatives. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment was at the Catholic Cemetery in Rock Valley.

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BASHAW, Sally
DAVENPORT, IOWA: Sally JoAnn Bashaw, 70, died May 26, 2000. She was born December 16, 1929. She showed pugs at AKC dog shows, and had two champions. She was a volunteer fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Association, and was formerly active with Meals on Wheels and Luther Manor. She was also a former member of the Altar Guild at St. James Lutheran Church in Bettendorf. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Marvin L. Bashaw; two sons, Timothy Bashaw of Bettendorf and Douglas B. Bashaw of Naples, FL; two daughters, Rebecca Berenyi and Pamela S. Smith, both of Davenport; a brother, Kenneth Swartz, Jr. of Davenport; 4 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment was at the Rock Island National Cemetery by Weerts Funeral Home.

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BAUMGARTNER, Jattie
AMES, IOWA: Jattie Wilkinson Baumgartner died March 18, 2008. She was born March 6, 1911 to Jesse and Florence Davis Wilkinson. She and her husband operated Wilkinson Office Supply and Equipment Company with offices in Galesburg and Kewanee, IL, and Burlington, IA. They later sold the business. She is survived by her husband, Omer Baumgartner; two daughters, Donna Baumgartner Prizgintas, and Mary Baumgartner Levner, both of Ames; a sister, Elsie Beaudrean of Cape Girardeau, MO; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Burial was at Red Oak Church Cemetery in Walnut, IL with local arrangements by Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care.

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BEACHY, Floyd
KALONA, IOWA: Floyd V. Beachy, 88, died January 10, 2010 at Pleasantview Home. He was born April 23, 1921 in Kokomo, IN to Andrew M. and Elizabeth Beachy. He was a farmer, and also worked at the Kalona Sales Barn for 15 years. He was a member of Sunnyside Conservative Mennonite Church, where he served as a trustee. He is survived by his wife, Mattie Miller Beachy; five children, Wayne D. (Judy) Beachy of Kalona, Ray (Jeanette) Beachy of Jackson, NJ, Anna Ruth (J. Daniel) Martin of York, PA, and John Beachy and Brent Beachy, both of Centerville; seven siblings, Verna (David L.) Yoder of Kalona, Mary (Moses) Gingerich of Mount Eton, OH, Alvin (Edna) Beachy of Carlisle, IN, Bertha Beachy and Mose Beachy, both of Goshen, IN, and Clara (Ed) Yoder and Wilma (Ray) Gingerich, all of Harrisonburg, VA; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Fannie Miller and Esther Beachy; and four nephews. Services were held at Sunnyside Conservative Mennonite Church. Burial was at South Gingerich Cemetery under the direction of Peterseim Funeral Home.

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BECKMAN, Alfred
INWOOD, IOWA: Alfred P. Beckman, 65, died January 14, 1952. He was born March 6, 1886 in Sioux County, IA. He operated a dray and transfer business. He was also a postal worker, and had worked at Inwood Hatchery. Survivors include his wife, Jennie Burggraaf Beckman; a daughter, Alvina (Gilbert) De Zeeuw; two sons, Arie and Fred; a sister, Sylvia Shreve; a brother, Clarence; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at the First Reformed Church. Burial was at Hope Cemetery in Hull.

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BEER, Jean
FORT DODGE, IOWA: Jean Marie Beer, 78, died December 19, 2004. She was born October 8, 1926 to Archie and Myrtle Mecham Cook. She enjoyed home decor and remodeling. Family members include her her husband, Winford Beer; three children, Vanda Lendin of Tarzana, CA, Brad (Denise) Beer of Fort Dodge, and Kristi Beer of Houston, TX; three brothers, Jerry (Earlene) Cook of Carmel, IN, Jon (Helen) Cook of Mount Pleasant, and Jack (Mary) Cook of Duncombe; four sisters, June (Jim) Glaser of Des Moines, Jane DeLaHunt of Las Vegas, Joan (Maris) Doster of Fort Dodge, and Judy (David) O'Leary of Badger; a sister-in-law, Joanne Cook of Atlanta, GA; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Cook; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Bruce-Graham Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

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BEHAN, Margaret
INDEPENDENCE, IOWA: Margaret M. Behan, 91, died August 19, 2006 at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence. She was born June 16, 1915 near Lamont to Joseph and Rose Rieger Carr. She had worked at the Independence Public Library, and also in the dietary department at Peoples Memorial Hospital. Survivors include three daughters, Lillian (Clark) Madison of Independence, Joyce (Sherman) Benson of Kenyon, MN, and Marietta (Jerry) Grell of Flagstaff, AZ; three sons, Patrick of Cedar Rapids, Gerald (Dawn) of Independence, and William (Lea) of Cary, NC; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis J. Behan; a son, Louis; and her siblings, Minnie Zinser, Blanche Bloodworth, and Kenneth, Francis, Bernard, William, Herbert and John Carr. Services were held at St. John's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Masonville by Reiff Funeral Home.

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BEHR, Charles E.
MASON CITY, IOWA: Charles Edward "Chuck" Behr, 70, died October 15, 2006. He was born June 20, 1936 to LeRoy "Scoop" Peter and Mary Helena Donnelly Behr. He was the retired owner of Chuck Behr Standard Station and Chuck Behr's Trailer Farm, and had also worked for Bill Taylor Standard Station and Marigold Dairies. He was a crop and livestock farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and served in Korea. He collected farm toys and antique tractors. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Susan Ella Seger Behr; his children, Charles A. "Tony" (Lara) Behr of Lafayette, IN, Jeane (Bo) Bishop of West Des Moines, Dr. John (Katharine) Behr of Evanston, IL, Patrick Behr of Mound, MN, Dr. Joseph (Darlene) Behr of Mason City, Edward Behr of Mason City, Mary (James) Kirk of Iowa City, and Thomas Behr of Fort Collins, CO; his mother; his siblings, Rilla (Pete) Arnold of Mason City, Paul Behr of Foxfield, CO, and Dorothy DeVary, Lee (Debbie) Behr, Ronald (Bev) Behr, and Dennis (Jane) Behr, all of Rockwell; 21 grandchildren; his brothers-in-law; his sisters-in-law; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; and a brother-in-law, James DeVary. Services were held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery with arrangements by Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel.

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BERKENBILE, Donna
BETTENDORF, IOWA: Donna A. Berkenbile, 62, died August 23, 2009 at Trinity Pathway Hospice in Bettendorf. She was born April 14, 1947 in Moline, IL to Keith and Dorothy Shoemaker Ewing. She enjoyed flea markets, garage sales, and roller skating. She is survived by her husband, Glen W. Berkenbile; a niece, Amanda Thomas of Chetek, WI; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Theresa and Jeff Loiselle of Chippewa Falls, WI; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by twin sons, David and Dean; and her parents. Services were held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, where she was a member. Interment was at Pleasant Valley Cemetery by McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home.

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BETSWORTH, Geraldine
LE MARS, IOWA: Geraldine Betsworth, 76, died March 25, 2008. She was born July 22, 1931 to Orice and Adeline Eckerman Allard. She is survived by seven daughters, Cindy Johnson (Larry), Marcia Pratt (Al), Gayla Weiler (Bob), Joyce Grosenheider (Scott), Diana Rann (Rollin), Karmen Betsworth, and Susan Nicholson (Phil); a son, Darwin (Laura) Betsworth; four stepchildren, Dan Betsworth, Kathi Benner (Mike), Karin Jungers (Tom), and Patricia Tremmel (Jim); a sister, Donna Armstrong (John); a brother, Ron Allard (Carlene); 22 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Betsworth; her parents; and two infant sisters. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery by Carlsen Funeral Home.

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BISSIG, Lindley
FAIRFIELD, IOWA: Lindley Arthur Bissig died January 6, 2005. He was born June 15, 1916 in Packwood, IA to Gustav and Grace Southwick Bissig. He was a graduate of the Ottumwa Business School. He was a retired payroll manager at Iowa Malleable Iron company with over 50 years of service. He was a member of the Fairfield Lions Club, the United Methodist Church Choir, the United Methodist Men, the Barbershop Quartet, and Howard Johnson Coffee Club. He enjoyed pitching horseshoes. Family members include his wife, Charlotte Miller Bissig; his children and their families, Jerry Bissig of Fairfield, John and Mary Beth Bissig of Burlington; Jim and Diane Bissig of Mason City, Betty Smith of Albia, and Robert Lite; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Susan Mae Bissig; and his parents. Services were held the First United Methodist Church of Fairfield. Arrangements were handled by Behner Funeral Home.

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BLOOD, Grace
DES MOINES, IOWA: Grace E. Blood, 76, died January 22, 1991 at Mercy Hospital Medical Center. She was born in Runnells. She retired from Northwestern Bell Telephone with 16 years of service. She had lived in Des Moines since 1933. Survivors include her husband, Melvin; a daughter, Karen Waters of Marietta, GA; a son, Ronald Anderson of Des Moines; four stepdaughters, Mary Lou Gilson of Newton, Louise Beattie of Runnells, and Melva Rose and Velda Kinney, both of Altoona; a sister, Minnie Ogburn of Colfax; a brother, Garrison Lamb of Des Moines; 13 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Vandalia Cemetery under the direction of Hamilton Funeral Home.

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BOCHMANN, Frances
RED OAK, IOWA: Frances Mary Bochmann, 93, died February 17, 2006 at Red Oak Rehab and Care Center in Red Oak. She was born October 20, 1912 in Idalia, CO to Alva and Glatus Giffin Hill, and was raised by her grandparents, John and Fannie Walker. She was a resident of Colorado Springs, CO for nearly 60 years. She was a retired district manager for Studio Girl Cosmetics with 29 years of service, and had also worked at Alexander Film Company and as a pharmacy apprentice for 12 years. She was a member of the Hillside Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She moved to Red Oak in 2000. Survivors include a son, Fred Bochmann (JoAnn) of Red Oak; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Paul Bochmann; and her parents. Services were held at Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home in Colorado Springs, CO. Local arrangements were handled by Sellergren Lindell DeMarce Funeral Home.

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BOOM, Dorathy
HUMBOLDT, IOWA: Dorathy Elmira Terwilliger Boom, 96, died November 15, 2008. She was born August 31, 1912 to Elvin and Rose Davis Gochenour. She was the retired co-owner of the Humboldt Reminder, and had also worked as a secretary and bookkeeper. She attended Faith United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Royal Neighbors. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Mervin Peterson of Tucson, AZ; a sister, Vera Huddleston of Jamestown, TN; a brother, Lloyd Gochenour of Humboldt; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Lloyd "Barney" Terwilliger, and Rev. Elmer Boom; two daughters and sons-in-law, Meda and Val Pederson, and Glory and Leo Feeley; a sister, Della Stevenson; three brothers, Roy, Carl, and Gerald Gochenour; and her parents. Services were held at Faith United Methodist Church. Interment was at Union Cemetery under the direction of Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home.

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BRAIN, Clara
NEWTON, IOWA: Clara E. Brain died August 26, 2004. She was born September 4, 1907. She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and enjoyed gardening, crocheting and quilting. Survivors include three daughters, LaVonne Riley of Palm Desert, CA, and Lucille Cortesio and Naomi Jean Engle, both of Newton; a sister, Gertrude Longcor of Coopersville, MI; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Vernon Graham and Willard Brain; two sons, Alvin and Arthur Graham; her parents; two sisters, Goldie Maxwell and Dorothy Reed; and a brother, Lester Maxwell. Interment was at Graham Cemetery under the direction of Wallace Family Funeral Home.

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BREER, Gladys
BAXTER, IOWA: Gladys I. Breer died February 15, 2007. She was born June 26, 1903 to Ross and Emma Deeter Sutton. She attended the Evangelical Free Church. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for over 50 years, and a charter member of the Baxter Senior Citizens and the Baxter Kitchen Band. She is survived by a son, Raymond J. (Dorothy) Hill, Jr. of Newton; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Leland and Marlyn Sutton; and three sisters, Maude Huffaker, Leona Sutton, and an infant sister. Services were held at the Evangelical Free Church. Interment was at Restland Cemetery by Wallace Family Funeral Home.

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BREIDEGAM, Elsie
WATERLOO, ILLINOIS: Elsie J. Breidegam, 94, died May 25, 2011 in Waterloo. She was born February 7, 1917 in St. Louis to the late Charles and Rosalea Wilson Strubinger. She is survived by her children, Janet Breidegam of St. Louis, Kenneth Watts of St. Charles, MO, and Mark (Alice) Breidegam and David (Roxann) Breidegam, all of Waterloo; a brother, David (Martha) Strubinger of Imperial, MO; a sister, Rose Marie Valentine of St. Louis; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Breidegam; an infant daughter; her parents; and seven siblings. Interment was at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by DeFabio Funeral Home.

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BRONLEEWE, Robert
BUFFALO CENTER, IOWA: Robert "Bob" Bronleewe died January 9, 2008 at his residence. He was born September 13, 1925 in Buffalo Center to Henry G. and Stella Beekmann Bronleewe. He worked in farming and agriculture. He was also the sexton of Olena Mound Cemetery and worked at Winter Funeral Home. He served on the Buffalo Center School Board, the Timely Mission Nursing Home Board, and local creamery and township boards. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Buffalo Center. Survivors include his wife, Vera Alberts Bronleewe; a daughter, Becky (Larry) Gruis of Pana, IL; a son, Wayne of Buffalo Center; a sister, Loretta (Bernard) Aunan of West Des Moines; a granddaughter; a brother-in-law, Bruce Whitmore of St. Louis Park; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Ruth Whitmore. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Buffalo Center. Interment was at Olena Mound Cemetery under the direction of Winter Funeral Home.

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BROOKS, Myrtle
BELLE PLAINE, IOWA: Myrtle Eileen "Myrt" Brooks, 85, died June 27, 2010 at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She was born August 14, 1924 in Central City to Clark and Orra Palmer Bowen. She and her husband owned a sanitation company. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and enjoyed knitting, crocheting and playing cards. She is survived by two daughters, Linda J. Neels (James G. Tafolla) of Montezuma, and Dawn E. (Charles G.) Farmer of Gainesville, VA; a sister, Margie Lacy of Star, ID; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, R. Blair Brooks; her parents; two brothers, Ival and Ivan Bowen; and two sisters, Dorothy Wellborn and Evalena Sands. Cremation arrangements were handled by Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.

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BROOKS, Virgil
NEVADA, IOWA: Virgil Pershing Brooks, 91, died February 3, 2010. He was born January 13, 1919 to David and Jennie Burnett Brooks. He was a farmer. He attended Central Presbyterian Church, and was a Mason. He is survived by four sons, Doug Brooks of Dallas Center, Steve Brooks of Mesa, AZ, Chuck Brooks of Aurora, CO, and Brad Brooks of Nevada; three daughters, Delores Heintz of Carrolton, TX, Jeanette Fetters of Urbandale, and Charlet Hallo of North Port, FL; two sisters, Genevieve Myrland of Minnesota, and Isabelle Hillis of Cedar Rapids; a sister-in-law, Margaret Brooks of Hilton Head, SC; 10 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Cooper Brooks; a sister, Virginia Jacobson; three brothers, Lester, Mervin, and LaVern; a granddaughter, Danielle Fetters; and his parents. Services were held at Central Presbyterian Church. Interment was at the Nevada Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Chet Ryan Mortuary.

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BROWN, Joe
INWOOD, IOWA: Joe Brown died April 21, 1945 on his 70th birthday. He was born April 21, 1875 in Wisconsin. He had four brothers and six sisters. He was a retired farmer. He attended Bethel Methodist Church, and was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. Survivors include his wife, Hannah Brown; two sons, Floyd and Ralph; and a daughter, Mrs. Hans Hetle. Services were held at Bethel Methodist Church. Interment was at Richland Cemetery.

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BURNS, Sister Robertette
DUBUQUE, IOWA: Sr. Robertette Burns, B.V.M., 102, died November 3, 2011 at Marian Hall in Dubuque. She was born August 28, 1909 to Thomas and Josephine Dowd Burns.She entered the congregation from Queen of Angels Parish in Chicago in 1926. She professed her first vows in 1928, and final vows on August 15, 1934. She served on the faculty and administration of Clarke University for 44 years, and was a former director of the Clarke physical plant. She taught second grade classes in Milwaukee, and was an elementary school volunteer in San Francisco. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Thomas. Services were held at the Marian Hall Chapel. Interment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Dubuque.

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BUSCHBOM, Sheila
MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA: Sheila Gail Buschbom, 28, died September 1, 1983 in St. Anthony, IA. She was born March 31, 1955 to Norman and Gwen North. She was a native of Washington State. Survivors include her husband, Dave Buschbom; a daughter, Jessica; her parents; four sisters, Val Tollefson, Cindi White, Pam Gagne, Debbie Kirk; and several nieces and nephews. Interment was at the Marshalltown Cemetery under the direction of Estel-Perrin-Avey Funeral Home.

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BUSS, Dorothy
MAPLETON, IOWA: Dorothy Vera Buss, 89, died April 26, 2005. She was born August 13, 1915 to Alvy and Mabel Swanson Stingley. She was a graduate of St. Luke's School of Nursing, and was a registered nurse. She and her husband were also farmers. She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, and enjoyed gardening, dancing, knitting, crocheting, and playing cards. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Martin W. Buss; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Pat McAndrews of Sioux City; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Bunny of Logan; a brother and sister-in-law, Floyd and Gloria Stingley of Lincoln, NE; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters; three brothers; and her parents. Services were held at St. Matthew Lutheran Church. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery by Armstrong Funeral Home.

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BUTTERS, Imelda
FAYETTE, IOWA: Imelda M. "Mel" Butters died April 5, 2009 at Maple Crest Manor Care Center. She was born September 10, 1923 in Fairbank, IA to William and Estella Graybill. Survivors include her husband, Ken; a daughter, Mary (Aaron) Peyres of Ponchatoula, LA; three sons, Tom (Christine) Butters of Boston, MA, Ken (Mona) Butters of West Des Moines, and Steve (Pauline) Butters of Kona, HI; 9 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Duane Graybill; and a sister, Daphine Mersch. Arrangements were handled by Becker-Milnes Funeral Home.

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CAROLAN, Gladys
DECORAH, IOWA: Gladys Julia Einck Carolan, 89, died February 14, 2008. She was born July 17, 1918 to Clem and Agatha Heck Einck. She was a housekeeper, and attended St. Benedict Catholic Church. She is survived by a son, Gary (Janice) Carolan of Noblesville, IN; a daughter, Sheryl Hayes of Milan, MO; a daughter-in-law, Cleo Carolan of Decorah; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Carolan; a son, John "Jackie" Carolan; three sisters, Bertha Remke, Clara Mae Pankow, and Virginia Gesing; two brothers, Eddie Einck and Clem Einck; her parents; and a grandson, Lyle Bohr. Burial was at St. Benedict's Catholic Cemetery by Schluter´┐ŻBalik Funeral Home.

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CHUMLEY, Darlene
MUSCATINE, IOWA: Darlene O. Chumley, 84, died November 8, 2007. She was born September 20, 1923 to Fred and Mable Miller Houseman. She was an office worker at Muscatine General Hospital and Better Homes Furniture. She attended New Hope United Methodist Church, and was a member of Women of the Moose. She is survived by two cousins, Ruby Bliven and Douglas A. Randleman, both of Muscatine. She was preceded in death by husband, Harry Chumley; her parents; a sister, Violet McGinnis; and an infant brother. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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CLARK, Clarice
DES MOINES, IOWA: Clarice A. Clark, 83, died March 14, 1981 at her residence. She was born in Ridgeway, MO. She was a former 50-year resident of Carlisle, IA, and had been living in Des Moines for a decade. She is survived by a son, Carroll Baber of Ely, NV; a daughter, Catherine F. Killen of Des Moines; a grandchild; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Hartford Cemetery under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home.

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CLUBB, Ruth
SIGOURNEY, IOWA: Ruth Marie Clubb, 93, died February 11, 2008. She was born February 8, 1915 to Fred and Anna Hackert Clubb. She was a former cleaner for several area businesses and individuals. She enjoyed gardening, especially growing dahlia flowers. She is survived by several cousins; her neighbors; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Interment was at Pleasant Grove Cemetery under the direction of Holm Funeral Home.

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COLEMAN, James W.
BELLE PLAINE, IOWA: James W. Coleman, 66, died September 6, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Coleman; two daughters, Becky Ray of Cedar Rapids, and Tammy Carlson of Fairfax; three sons, Bill Coleman, Pat Coleman, and Dale Coleman, all of Belle Plaine; three brothers, George (Evelyn) Coleman of Brentwood, MO, Ray (Betty) Coleman of Toledeo, and Gary (Jani) Coleman of Indianola; his sisters, Marilyn (Jim) Johnson of Chelsea, Mabel Muck of Belle Plaine, Mary (Ray) DePauw of Brooklyn, Florence June (Paul) and Frances Williams (Vaun), both of Cedar Rapids, and Evelyn Clemann and Bernita Knudson, both of Toledo; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Burial was at Haven Cemetery.

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COMEAU, Evaline
CORRECTIONVILLE, IOWA: Evaline Pearl Comeau, 50, died December 26, 1942. She was born March 15, 1892. Services were held at the Methodist Church. Burial was at the Correctionville Cemetery. Note: One record gives her first name as Evalene.

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CONRATH, Norma
DES MOINES, IOWA: Norma Conrath, 69, died April 24, 2009. She was born October 9, 1939. She was a ticket agent for American Airlines, and enjoyed traveling and playing cards. She is survived by a daughter, Lorrie (Ben) Thompson of Des Moines; a son, Michael Conrath of Des Moines; a brother, Robert Byg of Hollywood, CA; a half-sister, Cindy Goodman of California; 2 granddaughters; and a great granddaughter. Cremation arrangements were handled by Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home.

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CROWL, Erna
WAYLAND, IOWA: Erna Crowl, 78, died August 25, 2006. She was born November 11, 1927 in Biebesheim, Germany to Wilhelm J. and Katherina Strack Aauck. She worked at Parsons College, the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, and Iowa Wesleyan College. She was a charter member of Faith Christian Outreach Church. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading the Bible, and listening to Christian tapes. She is survived by her husband, Clarence A. Crowl; two sons, Donald W. Crowl (Marva) of Wayland, and Gary C. Crowl (Connie) of Tulsa, OK; two daughters, Roswita (Donald) Betts of Sarasota, FL, and Angela (Jack) Woodson of Brighton; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a grandson, Joshua Crowl. Services were held at Faith Christian Outreach Church. Arrangements were handled by Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel.

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CUPTA, Petronela
FAIRFIELD, IOWA: Petronela T. Cupta, 82, died August 15, 2007 at Jefferson County Hospital. She was born July 24, 1925 in Zalokiec, Poland to Theodore T. and Katherine Aleksen Tkace. She worked as a lab technician at Hoffman LaRoche for 35 years. Survivors include two daughters and their families, Wanda Sandfire of Batavia, IA, and Lila Reynolds of Sacramento, CA; five siblings, Alexi Theodorov, Maxim Theodorov, Zakaria Theodorova, Katarina Theodorova, and Gregor Theodorov; 5 grand-nieces grand-nephews; and 3 great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Michael Szawrowski and Frank Cupta; and her parents. Cremation arrangements were handled by Behner Funeral Home.

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DADY, Myrna
BOONE, IOWA: Myrna L. Dady, 55, died January 24, 1993. She was born April 3, 1937 in Lucas to George and Loy Hall Pfrimmer. She was a member of the Boone Bowling League. Survivors include her husband, LeRoy Dady; a daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Robert Stansbury of LeGrand; a son and daughter-in-law, George and Juli Murray of Williamsburg; two sisters, Glenice Robinson of Storm Lake and Dorothy Hubbard of Van Meter; four brothers, Dean and Keith Pfrimmer, both of Boone, Don Pfrimmer of Schaller, and Gilbert Prfimmer of Seattle, WA; and 4 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents; two sisters; and a brother. Interment was at Boone Memorial Gardens by Schroeder Funeral Home.

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DAHLEM, Charles
CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Charles M. Dahlem, 83, died August 11, 1970. He was born September 7, 1886 in Waubeek. He retired from Quaker Oats with 35 years of service, and was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. He was survived by a son, William Dahlem of Cedar Rapids; a daughter, Mrs. Melvin Cook of Cedar Rapids; three sisters, Clare Dahlem, Margaret Menster, and Rose Schiltz; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lila Talbert Dahlem. Services were held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Teahen Funeral Home.

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DeBRUIN, Stephen
OSKALOOSA, IOWA: Stephen C. "Tiny" DeBruin, 57, died March 12, 2005. He was born October 6, 1947 to Vern and Dena Van Veen DeBruin. He retired from Pella Rolscreen Company after 31 years of service. He is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Barry and Marjean DeBruin of Colorado Springs, CO. He was preceded in death by his parents. Cremation arrangements were handled by Bates Funeral Chapel.

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DETTMAN, Evelyn
LYTTON, IOWA: Evelyn Dettman, 85, died September 19, 2003. She was born May 2, 1918 to Criss and Anna Rohlfing Meyer. She and her husband were farmers. She was a member of Emanuel-St. John Lutheran Church, and enjoyed embroidery and flowers. She is survived by two nephews, Jim (Carolyn) Ausborn of Sandy, UT, and Ron (Deb) Ausborn of Lytton; a sister-in-law, Emma Dettman of Lake City; and her great-nephews and great-nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernie Dettman; a daughter, Shirley; a son, Darrell; a sister, Gladys Ausborn; and her parents. Services were held at Emanuel-St. John Lutheran Church. Burial was at St. John Lutheran Cemetery with arrangements by Farber and Otteman Funeral Home.

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DICKEY, Augusta
FAYETTE, IOWA: Augusta Adelaide Chetister Dickey, 83, died March 11, 1938. She was born July 15, 1854 in Clinton County, IA. She was a former resident of Independence, IA, and attended Murphy U.B. Church. Survivors include three children, including Mae Downing of Westgate, and Elston E. Dickey of Oelwein; 3 sons-in-law; a daughter-in-law; 9 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward H. Dickey; and two children, Mable Michels and Willie H. Dickey. Services were held at the U.B. Church near Westgate. Burial was at the U.B. Cemetery. Note: One record lists the cemetery name as Green Wood Cemetery.

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DITZLER, Mae
GRINNELL, IOWA: Mae Ditzler, 96, died July 4, 2000 at St. Francis Manor. She was born March 19, 1904 in Grinnell to John H. and Mary A. Monahan Ditzler. She had worked as a bookkeeper, and also worked at Spurgeon's Department Store and Iowa Telephone Co. She is survived by 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Hazlewood Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

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DLOUHY, Lillian
CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Lillian H. Dlouhy, 89, died July 24, 2005. She was born December 24, 1915 to Fred and Emma Duffina Sanborn. She worked at Wilson and Company for over 25 years, and farmed near Ely with her husband. She attended St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. She is survived by a sister, Lucille Degen of Faribault, MN; a brother, Floyd Sanborn (Mardelle) of Cedar Rapids; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Dlouhy; two sisters, Marie Gloe and Priscilla "Lalla" Dvorak; two brothers, Kenneth and Gordon Sanborn; and her parents. Services were held at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. Interment was at the Czech National Cemetery with arrangements by Brosh Chapel.

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DOHRMANN, Louis L.
HAMPTON, IOWA: Louis Lammert Dohrmann, 85, died December 22, 2010 at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton. He was born November 22, 1925 in rural Hampton to Otto and Ella Uilk Dohrmann. He was a member of the Farm Bureau and a U.S. Army veteran. He attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Latimer, and enjoyed bowling and golf. Survivors include his wife, Joanne Symes Dohrmann; a daughter, Janet (Lanny) Buls of Independence; two sons, Dana and (Janelle) Dohrmann of Hampton, and Louis Kevin Dohrmann (Jennifer Miller) of Omaha, NE; three brothers, Kenneth (VaDonna) Dohrmann, Gerald (Ruby) Dohrmann, and Wayne (Phyllis) Dohrmann; a sister, Lenora (Cecil) Groven; 12 grandchildren; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Interment was at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery in Latimer under the direction of Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home.

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DOKKEN, Leslie
KENSETT, IOWA: Leslie Dokken, 72, died April 4, 2007 at his residence. He was born October 1, 1934 in Kensett to George and Wannie Elam Dokken. He retired from the road maintenance division of the Iowa Department of Transportation with 21 years of service, and had also worked at the Sugar Beet plant in Mason City. He enjoyed fishing, John Deere tractors, and working on cars. He attended Elk Creek Lutheran Church, where he served on the church council, and was also a church custodian. Survivors include his wife, Donna Cockram Dokken; nine siblings, George (Vicky) Dokken of Kensett, Mary (Merle) Klinge of Clear Lake, Truman (Donna) Dokken of Blue Eye, MO, Wilford (Karen) Dokken of Alden, MN, Donald (LaVonne) Dokken and Hazel Erickson, all of Austin, MN, and Rueben Dokken, James (Arlis) Dokken and Juanita (Dutch) Bollinger, all of Alexandria, MN; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Barbara Dokken; and a brother, Sam Dokken. Services were held at Elk Creek Lutheran Church. Burial was at Elk Creek Lutheran Church Cemetery under the direction of Conner Colonial Chapel.

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DUSTERHOFT, Mary
VICTOR, IOWA: Mary Louise Keenan Dusterhoft died June 30, 2004 at Lantern Park Nursing Home in Coralville. She was born May 5, 1906 to James and Mary Keenan in rural Grinnell. She formerly worked for Swift and Company and Rohrer Bros., and also worked on the family farm. She was a member of St. Bridget's Altar and Rosary Society, and enjoyed gardening, tatting and cooking. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Marguerite and Charles Wichmann of Dubuque, and Mary Aliene and Dick Sadler of Casper, WY; a son and daughter-in-law, George and Norma Dusterhoft of Cape Coral, FL; a daughter-in-law, Sue Dusterhoft of Lone Tree; 13 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Clarence Dusterhoft; a son, Paul; and her brothers, Leo, Jimmy and Bill Keenan. Services were held at St. Bridget Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Victor by Smith Funeral Home.

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ELLSWORTH, Donald
AMES, IOWA: Donald L. "Don" Ellsworth, 83, died May 29, 2008. He was born February 7, 1925 to Edward and Gertrude Perry Ellsworth. He worked for the street department of the City of Ames for over 50 years as a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed fishing, raising and training homing pigeons, having coffee at HyVee in the morning, and the Heartland Senior Services lunches and music jam sessions. He is survived by his wife, Bernice Ball Ellsworth; his children, Peggy Bryant of Elizabethtown, KY; Jeff (Angi) Ellsworth of Boone, and Leah (Larry) Sorenson and Perry (Balinda) Ellsworth, all of Ames; a sister, Arlene Vaughn of Grinnell; a brother, Edward Ellsworth of New York; and 8 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care.

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ENRIGHT, John S.
MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA: John S. Enright, 87, died July 15, 2008. He was born August 12, 1920. He is survived by a niece, Sue Sherod of Florida. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery under the direction of Estel-Perrin-Avey Funeral Home.

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ERICKSON, Gertrude
BLOOMFIELD, IOWA: Gertrude Erickson, 90, died April 9, 2005 at the Good Samaritan Center in Ottumwa. She was born August 27, 1914 in Gorin, MO to Ben and Callie Trotter Hicks. She and her husband operated Erickson Oil Company in Pulaski, IA, and she was also a former rural school teacher. She attended Pulaski United Methodist Church, and was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include three daughters, Joan Morningstar of Lisbon, IA, Nancy Bethards of Colleyville, TX, and Sharon Leslie of Charlottesville, VA; a son-in-law, Ed Bachman of Agency; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion A. Erickson; a daughter, Joyce Bachman; her parents; a sister, Helen Tippett; and a brother, Clark Hicks. Burial was at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Bloomfield under the direction of Wagler Funeral Home.

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EWANOSKI, Jennie
INDIANOLA, IOWA: Jennie Ewanoski, 89, died June 12, 2005 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital. She grew up in Iowa and Wisconsin. She was an honors graduate of Hunter College in New York City, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was an executive secretary and office manager for Research Corporation in New York City for 40 years. She returned to the Des Moines area following retirement, and was residing in Indianola at Windsor Manor. Survivors include a brother, Stanley Ewanoski of Federal Way, WA; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julian and Veronica Ewanoski; a sister, Teresa; and three brothers, Eddie, Michael, and George. Interment was at Glendale Cemetery under the direction of Grandview Park Funeral Home.

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FABER, Gregory
RAKE, IOWA: Gregory Alan Faber, 26, died December 22, 1978. He was born October 7, 1952 in Blue Earth, MN to George and Mardelle Faber. He grew up in Iowa. He had lived in Albuquerque, NM for two years. He worked for C1T Credit Company in Albuquerque, and was a loan officer for a Chevrolet dealership in Grants, NM. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and had served in the Naval Reserve. Survivors include his parents of Rake, IA; two sisters, Darlene Faber of Emmetsburg, and Lea Ann Hovland of Albert Lea, MN; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hovland of Frost, MN, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Faber of Rake; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Zion Lutheran Church in Rake. Interment with military rites was at West Cemetery.

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FATKA, Myrtle
CEDAR RAPIDS: Myrtle Vaughn Fatka, 94, died December 19, 2005. She was born June 8, 1911. She retired from Collins Radio, and formerly worked as a secretary at Roosevelt Junior High. She was employed by Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL for 15 years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by a daughter, Marlene Good and husband William of Hiawatha; a son, Mike Fatka of Ames; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Fatka; and a daughter, Maureen Tickal. Interment was at the Czech National Cemetery with arrangements by Brosh Chapel.

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FELLER, Justine
LE MARS, IOWA: Justine "Tina" Feller, 94, died May 29, 2008. She was born September 9, 1913 to John and Anna Dondelinger Orban. She and her husband were retired farmers. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting and baking. She is survived by two sons, LaVerne Feller of Le Mars, and Marvin Feller of Shenandoah; a brother, Frank Orban of Le Mars; two sisters, Marcie Huls of Le Mars, and "Sis" Huls of Akron; 7 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Feller; her parents; three sisters, Clara Wilmes, Mamie Harms, and Kathryn Schipper; and four brothers, Joe Orban and three infant brothers, Nick, Alfred, and John Orban. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Catherine's Cemetery with arrangements by Carlsen Funeral Home.

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FERRIS, Gladys
GUTTENBERG, IOWA: Gladys Ferris, 87, died February 28, 1976 at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital. She was born March 8, 1888. She is survived by a son, Robert of Dubuque; a brother, Dr. Carson Palmer of Guttenberg; a sister, Mrs. Rolla Parker of Manchester; 8 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Ferris. Interment was at Bethel Cemetery under the direction of Tuecke-Allenstein Funeral Home.

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FEYEN, Jacqueline
DUBUQUE, IOWA: Jacqueline C. "Jackie" Feyen, 56, died September 28, 2007. She was born November 11, 1950 in Dubuque to Robert J. and Anna M. L'Heureux Feyen. She was an employee of Holy Family Infirmary, and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. She enjoyed cartoons and playing cards. Survivors include an aunt, and her cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Victor M. Feyen and Jean Paul Feyen. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Behr Funeral Home.

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FIERK, Pauline
AURELIA, IOWA: Pauline Fierk, 81, died February 9, 2006. She was born Theresa Pauline Johnson in Fort Dodge on January 20, 1925 to Gust and Esther Kruse Johnson. She was a registered nurse, and had worked at the Alta Hospital, and also at MHI in Cherokee. She was also a school nurse in Aurelia for 29 years. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Pythian Sisters and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed painting, traveling and playing cards, and took up golf at age 60. She is survived by two daughters, Terri (Dick) Turner of Cottage Grove, WI, and Judy (William) Mitchell of Weatherford, TX; a brother, Dennis (Gladys) Johnson of Storm Lake; two sisters-in-law, Viola (Edgar) Allen of Aurelia, and Ruth Faber of Cherokee; 4 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Lewis Fierk; and her parents. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia with arrangements by Redig Funeral Home.

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FLANNERY, Sister Mary Eleanor
DUBUQUE, IOWA: Sr. Mary Eleanor Flannery, BVM, 85, died August 24, 1987 at Marian Hall. Arrangements were handled by Egelhof-Casper-Strueber Funeral Home.

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FLENKER, Mae
DAVENPORT, IOWA: Mae Flenker, 80, died April 9, 2004 at Fejervary Health Care. She was born December 5, 1923 in Bennett to Henry and Tena Schafer Schulz. She attended Quint City Baptist Church, and was a former member of the Women of the Moose. She was a stock car fan, and enjoyed playing bingo. She is survived by a son, Mel Flenker, Jr. of Muscatine; four daughters, Cindy Stark (Scott) of Belleville, IL, Donna McGraw (Robert) of Marion, Shirley Hansen (Dale) of North Platte, NE, and Kathy Blumer (Paul) of Surprise, AZ; a sister, Ima Hanks of Denver, CO; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin L. Flenker, Sr.; her parents; a sister, Irma Henkel; and two brothers, Alvin, and an infant twin brother, Ray. Services were held at Quint City Baptist Church. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Runge Mortuary.

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FLESSNER, Irene
FORT DODGE, IOWA: Irene F. Flessner, 91, died August 1, 2004 at Fountain West Health Center in West Des Moines. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ellen; a son, Bob; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Billy; and her parents. Interment was at Fort Dodge Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Bruce-Graham Funeral Home.

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FOSTER, Segil
MADRID, IOWA: Segil S. Foster, 73, died April 23, 1978 in Venice, FL. He was born in 1904 in Carlisle, IA. He was a retired farmer, and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed wintering in Florida, and was staying in Nokomis, FL at the time of his passing. Survivors include his wife, Ruth M. Foster; and two sons, Ernest Foster of Ankeny and Theodore Foster of Walnut Creek, CA. Interment was at the Avon Cemetery with arrangements by Rawles Funeral Home of Venice, FL.

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FRIIS, Arnold
SIOUX CITY, IOWA: Arnold L. Friis, 83, died August 5, 2008. He was born September 2, 1924 to Arthur and Anna Anderson Friis. He was a surveyor for the Highway Commission. He attended Morningside College, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. For over 30 years, he was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, and was named the 1998 Volunteer of the Year by the Iowa Health Care Association. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Nattress Friis; a daughter, Sue and Max Jordan of Sioux City; a sister, Frances Schnieder of Kenosha, WI; two brothers, Eldon and Betty Friis of Des Moines, and Roger and Dorothy Friis of Sandy, UT; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Gene Friis; and his parents. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery by Christy-Smith Funeral Home.

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FRISBIE, Jerald
WALL LAKE, IOWA: Jerald D. Frisbie, 43, died November 5, 1988 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. He was born September 25, 1945 in Sac County to Lee F. and Ina B. Vauble Frisbie. He was a construction worker at Pittman Construction, and was a Vietnam War veteran. He is survived by his wife, Earlene Olson Frisbie; two children, Amanda and Christopher; five sisters, Norma (Darrell) Obman of Wall Lake, Karen (Vernon) Van Meveren and Judy (Kenneth) Bromley, both of Lake View, Verla (Jimmie Joe) Johnston of Sac City, and Bonnie Reida of Lincoln, NE; a brother, James Frisbie of Lake View; and his parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Olson of Carnarvon. He was preceded In death by his parents. Services were held at Trinity United Presbyterian Church. Interment was at the Wall Lake Cemetery by Farber and Otteman Funeral Home.

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FRITZ, Lois
SILVER CITY, IOWA: Lois Ellen Fender Fritz, 30, died April 15, 1962 at the Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. She was born February 17, 1932 in Silver City to Trueman and Ellen Fender. She was a member of the Silver City Methodist Church. She was married to Noel Collier, with whom she had her son. She later married Carl Fritz, with whom she had her daughter. Survivors include her husband, Carl Fritz; her daughter, Becky Jean; her son, David Gary; her stepfather and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wightman of Silver City; three brothers, Clifford of Silver City, Arthur of Minot, ND, and Trueman of San Bernardino, CA; four sisters, Mrs. James Irvin and Mrs. Ronnie Archer, both of Malvern, and Mrs. Hans Madison and Mrs. Rolland Franke, both of Silver City; a sister-in-law, Patricia Fender; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father; and a brother, Marion Fender. Services were held at the Silver City Methodist Church. Interment was at the Silver City Cemetery.

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GANGESTAD, Violet
WEBSTER CITY, IOWA: Violet Mae Gangestad, 70, died December 15, 1976 in Ames. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Merle Morgan of Webster City; a brother, Rev. Wayne Griffeth of Ekelaka, MT; a sister, Mrs. Ernie Caruth of Stratford; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Graceland Cemetery in Fort Dodge under the direction of Foster Funeral Home.

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GARDNER, Goldie
IOWA CITY, IOWA: Goldie Mae Burkley Gardner, 79, died July 4, 2007 at Lantern Park Nursing and Rehab Center in Coralville. She was born August 5, 1927 in rural Iowa City to Ivan and Mildred Cline Burkley. She attended St. Mark's United Methodist Church, and was a member of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, the Order of Eastern Star, the Daughters of the Nile, and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing and baking. Family members include her husband, Wayne Gardner; her children, Allan W. Gardner (Brenda) of West Branch, Arthur I. Gardner (Julie) of Council Bluffs, and Julie S. Barnes (Art), Joyce K. Rossie (Jim), and Joanne M. Moore (Steve), all of Iowa City; a sister, Lois Davis (Carl) of Los Angeles, CA; 19 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Dorothy Pewitt. Services were held at St. Mark's United Methodist Church. Burial was at Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Gay and Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service.

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GAUL, Nancy
SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA: Nancy Jane Wiggerman Gaul, 32, died October 2, 1966. She was born July 18, 1934 in Rock Valley to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wiggerman. Survivors include her husband, Douglas Gaul; two children, Stephen and Gwen; her mother, Mrs. Frank Sherman of Le Mars; and a brother, James Wiggerman of Le Mars. She was preceded in death by her father. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Rock Valley.

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GENTILE, Pete
SIOUX CITY, IOWA: Pete R. Gentile, 84, died July 30, 2008. He was born February 6, 1924 to Lawrence and Mary Samoni Gentile. He was a retired terminal manager at Barber Transportation with 25 years of service, and later worked at Indian Hills Super Valu. He had also worked in the family business at South Side Food Market for 17 years. He attended the Church of All Nations, where he was a member of the men's club and served as head usher. He enjoyed playing cards and baseball. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Charlene Spray Gentile; his children, Pete L. (Patricia) Gentile of Onalaska, WA, and Diana Vassey, Cheryl (Robert) Myers, and Laurie (Nathan) Hembd, all of Sioux City; a sister, Mary (Herman) Thomas of Corpus Christi, TX; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother; and his parents. Interment was at Logan Park Cemetery with arrangements by Meyer Brothers Funeral Home.

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GERDES, Harriet
BETTENDORF, IOWA: Harriet F. Gerdes, 93, died April 18, 2008 in Bettendorf. She was born October 8, 1914 to Willis Grant Miller and Anna Lund Miller. She worked as a secretary to the Vice-President of Purchasing at Marshall Field and Company. She was married to Ralph G. Gerdes for 68 years, and was the mother of Ken (Judy) Gerdes of Clinton. She had 3 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; and two sisters. Interment was at the Rock Island National Cemetery under the direction of McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home.

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GEUDER, Marcella
WAUKON, IOWA: Marcella Carrol Geuder, 96, died April 5, 2006. She was born December 25, 1909 to Carl and Luella Christianson Halverson. She attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, and earned a teaching degree from Luther College in Decorah. She was a teacher for over 40 years. She attended St. John's Lutheran Church, where she was active with Sunday School, choir, and other church activities. She is survived by a niece, Carol (David) Fenstermann of Colesburg; several cousins, including Verna Samb of Waukon; and special families David (Rose) Olson of Minneapolis, MN and Rollie (Mary) Natvig of Princeton, MN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ewald Geuder; her parents; and an infant brother. Services were held at St. John's Lutheran Church. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery by Martin Funeral Home.

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GIBSON, Bernice
DUBUQUE, IOWA: Bernice E. Gibson, 78, died December 13, 2006 at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque. She was born September 4, 1928 in Dubuque to Harold and Mildred Strief Manhart. She had worked at Dubuque Container Company, Tranel's Cafeteria, and at Meyer-Pauly Furniture in the accounting office. She enjoyed gardening. Survivors include a daughter, Gina (Dr. Paul) Hoffmann of Dubuque; a son, Michael (Chris) Gibson of Dubuque; two brothers, Harold (Frances "Bunny") Manhart, and William (Norma) Manhart, all of Cedar Rapids; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell Gibson; a son, Craig; and a sister, Dorothy Erschen. Services were held at St. Columbkille's Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Siegert-Casper Colonial Funeral Home.

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GILBERT, Valiant
ACKLEY, IOWA: Valiant Ray Gilbert, 59, died January 7, 2009. He was born February 15, 1949 to George and Ruth Westfall Gilbert. He is survived by his wife, Sally Louise Ehl Gilbert; a brother, Brent Gilbert of North Dakota; a sister-in-law, Chris Gilbert of Warren, MI; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Clayton and Ruth Starkey of Kalamazoo, MI; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Marc and Sue Sletten of Cedar Falls; and his nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Sietsema Funeral Home.

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GISCH, Vonnie
BODE, IOWA: Vonnie Florene Durant Gisch, 85, died June 3, 2007 at the Rolfe Care Center. She was born April 5, 1922 in Beeville, TX to Jesse and Beulah I. Baker Durant. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livermore, and enjoyed fishing, cooking, canning, and playing bingo. Survivors include a son, Ken Gisch (Julie) of Laurens; a daughter, Sandra Schultz (Steve) of Algona; two sisters, Ruth Plosczynski of Peshtigo, WI, and Jeanette Caudle of Needville, TX; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Gisch; her parents; two brothers, John and Thearl Durant; and a sister, Onie Gray. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Livermore under the direction of Wilson-Lentz Funeral Home.

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GJERE, Edna
DECORAH, IOWA: Edna Marion Young Gjere, 92, died November 8, 2011 at the Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. She was born February 12, 1919 in Hesper Township, Winneshiek County, IA to Philip and Clara Barth Young. She worked at Mansfield Industries and Ruby's Cafe, and she and her husband also farmed. She enjoyed baking, cooking and fishing. Family members include four children, Curt (Linda) Gjere of Decorah, Donnie (Betty) Gjere of Mabel, MN, and Lois (Larry) Geving and Dean Gjere, all of Waterloo; a sister-in-law, Florence Gjere of Beloit, WI; 13 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 11 step great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; 9 step great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Gjere; two brothers, Walter Young and Lester Young; three sisters, Luverne Nordsving, Iona Price, and Leila Matter; a daughter-in-law, Rita Gjere; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Big Canoe Lutheran Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of SchluterľBalik Funeral Home.

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GLASSCOCK, Clyde
KEOKUK, IOWA: Clyde L. Glasscock, 76, died March 28, 2005 at his residence. He was born December 8, 1928 in Keokuk to Paul and Myrtle Smith Glasscock. He retired from Dryden's/Sheller Globe with 44 years of service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Keokuk, where he held various positions, including that of trustee and Sunday School teacher, as well as serving on the Deacons' Board. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, cooking and playing the harmonica. He is survived by four children, Mike Glasscock (Toni), Sally Brotherton (Gary), Kurt Glasscock (Grace), and Suzy Glasscock (friend Don Spradling), all of Keokuk; a brother, Dean Glasscock (Annie) of Fort Madison; a sister, Pauline Hall of Quincy, IL; two brothers-in-law, Bob Radel of Keokuk, and Bill Radel of Idaho; two sisters-in-law, Jane Miller of Keokuk, and Shirley Glasscock of Carthage, IL; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret "Maggie" Radel Glasscock; his parents; a sister, Flossie Taylor; and three brothers, Glenn, John, and Stanley. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Keokuk. Interment was at Hickory Grove Cemetery with arrangements by DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center.

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GLASSON, Gwendolyn
DUBUQUE, IOWA: Gwendolyn V. Glasson, 86, died February 17, 1999. She was a former resident of Toledo, OH. She worked at Flower Hospital in Toledo, and later retired from Finley Hospital. Survivors include a son, Rick (Sandy) Glasson of Toledo, OH; a daughter, Ellen Guler of Dubuque; two sisters, Eulaine Koehler of Sterling, IL, and Eleanor Russell of DeSoto, TX; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Glasson. Services were held at Summit Congregation United Church of Christ.

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GLEW, Patricia
DUBUQUE, IOWA: Patricia M. Glew, 72, died May 24, 2010. She was born July 24, 1937 in East Dubuque, IL to Keith and Edith Vosberg Harris. She was a longtime telephone operator at Northwestern Bell Telephone Co., and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. She was a volunteer at Nativity Parish, and enjoyed fishing, bowling and bingo. Survivors include her husband, Jan Glew; two sons, Steven Glew of Dubuque, and Scott (Christina) Glew of Three Forks, MT; a daughter, Kathy (Dennis) Klein of East Dubuque, IL; a sister, Carol Kaune of Dubuque; a brother, Harlan Harris of Germany; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Wayne. Services were held at Nativity Catholic Church. Interment was at Linwood Cemetery with arrangements by Siegert-Casper Colonial Funeral Home.

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GOETZ, Donald
FONTANELLE, IOWA: Donald E. Goetz, 76, died June 23, 2009. He was born November 6, 1932 in Fontanelle to Eugene and Gertie Meisenheimar Goetz. He is survived by a son, Ivan Goetz (Dee); two sisters, Betty Murphy-Mills and Charlotte Rottinghaus; 3 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Goetz; two sons, Aaron and Eugene Goetz; two daughters, Patricia and Elizabeth Goetz; and two brothers, Marvin and Herbert Goetz. Services were held at the United Methodist Church of Fontanelle. Interment with military rites was at Fontanelle Cemtery with arrangements by Maher-Livingston Funeral Home.

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GOODTEACHER, Gerald
SIOUX CITY, IOWA: Gerald R. "Jerry" Goodteacher, 67, died of Sioux City died January 8, 2011. He was born December 20, 1943 in Denver, CO to Emil and Julia John Goodteacher. He was a self-employed carpet layer, and was associated with different floor covering businesses, including Fashion Floors and Knovas. He was a member of St. Paul's Indian Mission, where he served as a spiritual leader, and enjoyed basketball, baseball, and the outdoors. Family members include his wife of 46 years, Sandra Pelkey Goodteacher; two daughters, Jeryl Chmura and Gina Eichmann, both of Sioux City; two sons, James of Sioux City, and Vincent of Charlton, MA; five sisters, Jullian Goodteacher and Priscilla Brandt, both of Sioux City, and Theresa DeCoryl, Sharon Yellowcloud, and Joni Saul, all of Santee; four brothers, Emil of Yankton, SD, Elmer of Denver, CO, and Stevie and Tommy, both of Santee; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Roger. Traditional Native American services were held at the Four Directions Center. Interment was at the Winnebago Cemetery in Winnebago, NE under the direction of Waterbury Funeral Service.

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GRAVE, Iola
SIBLEY, IOWA: Iola Lorraine Grave, 84, died March 17, 2008. She was born in George, IA on March 4, 1924 to Jack and Florence Fiihr Heitritter. She held a teaching certificate from the University of Northern Iowa, and was a school teacher for 38 years. She and her husband also farmed. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, and was a volunteer at the school in Sibley. Survivors include two sons, Greg (Faye) Grave of Little Rock, IA, and Gary (Kathy) Grave of Spencer; two sisters, Sharon Antisdol of Wilton, and Audrey Evers of Hoyt Lakes, MN; a brother, Jack Heitritter of Mauston, WI; 5 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Grave; a brother, Duane Heitritter; and four sisters, Darlene Cumins, Norma Peidorfs, Lavonne Roberts, and an infant sister. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment was at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery by Jurrens Funeral Home.

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GREINER, Mary
KEOTA, IOWA: Mary Margaret Greiner, 87, died July 9, 2009. She was born November 8, 1921 to John and Clara Sondag Redlinger. She and her husband farmed south of Keota. She was a member of Holy Trinity Parish, the Altar and Rosary Society, and the T.L.S. Club. She taught religion classes, and enjoyed gardening, flowers, cooking, traveling, and going to the casino. She is survived by thirteen children, Barbara Warnke of Navarre, FL, Dean (Debra) Greiner of Brighton, Shirley (Craig) Buehneman of Sigourney, Nancy (Thomas) Weber of Keswick, Earl (Tanya) Greiner, Myron (Karen) Greiner, and Steve (Becky) Greiner, all of Richland, and John (Ann) Greiner, Jean (Dick) Haifley, Marvin (Deborah) Greiner, Milo (Denise) Greiner, Leslie (Candy) Greiner, and Lisa Greiner, all of Keota; three brothers, Cletus Redlinger of Solon, and Bernard and John Redlinger, both of Harper; a sister, Virginia O'Donnell of Iowa City; 30 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett F. Greiner; two brothers, Alvin and James Redlinger; a sister, Leola Redlinger; her parents; a son-in-law, Jim Warnke; and a grandson, Justin Greiner. Services were held at St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery in rural Harper under the direction of Powell Funeral Home.

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GRIFFITH, Harold
KEOKUK, IOWA: Harold M. Griffith, 75, died July 19, 1990. He was born July 12, 1915 in Keokuk to Charles H. and Rose May Griffith. He retired from Mongomery Ward in Keokuk, and was an elder and deacon at Alexandria Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and the Keokuk Yacht Club. He is survived by his wife, Aileen Bryant Griffith; and a daughter Karen (Glenn) Barbe of Keokuk. He was preceded in death by a brother; and two sisters. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens under the direction of Vigen Memorial Home.

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GUZINSKI, Jero
CASEY, IOWA: Jero Darrel Guzinski, 62, died March 2, 2007 at his residence. He was born on January 12, 1945 in Jefferson, IA to Pete and Helen Waryden Guzinski. He was a farmer, and had lived in the rural Casey area for 42 years. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Survivors include his wife, Donna Rose LeFluer Guzinski; a son, Vince Gusinski (Amanda) of Stuart; two daughters, Brenda Halterman (Brad) of Stuart, and Beckie Andersen (Matt) of Independence; a brother, Vern Guzinski of Casey; 9 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two infant daughters; and a great-nephew. Cremation arrangements were handled by Hockenberry Funeral Home.

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HADLEY, Marjorie
INDIANOLA, IOWA: Marjorie M. Hadley, 85, died January 22, 2005 at Mercy Hospital Medical Center. She was born near Liberty Center, IA. She was an elementary school teacher, and had taught at Lacona and country schools, in addition to Emerson Elementry School in Indianola. She attended the Chapel of Faith Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She had lived in Indianola for 30 years. She is survived by two sisters, Lois Lawyer and Ramona Butler (Walter), both of Indianola; a brother, Neil Heemstra (Marilyn) of Milo; two sisters-in law, Edith Heemstra and Eleanor Heemstra, both of Liberty Center; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kemp; her parents; and four brothers, Orlan, John, Merrill, and Harold. Burial was at the Liberty Center Cemetery with arrangements by Overton Funeral Home.

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HALDER, Harold
LAURENS, IOWA: Harold Halder, 88, died June 23, 2009 at the Ruthven Care Center. He was born November 14, 1920 to George and Anna Halder. He held a bachelor's degree from Western Union College in Le Mars, and a master's degree in industrial arts from the University of Nothern Colorado at Greeley. He was a teacher for 37 years, retiring from the Ottumwa School System. He was a member of the Laurens Kiwanis Club and the Knights of Columbus, and served on the Pocahontas County Cancer Board and the Food for Life Committee. He is survived by two stepsons, Allan Buck of Marion, and Ronnie Buck of Moorland; and two brothers, Julius of Laurens, and George, Jr. of Ruthven. He was preceded in death by two wives, Marie Wright and Luella Buck; his parents; and six sisters, Doris Essick, Helen Waterman, Dorothy Reining, Alma Davis, Celia Halder, and Martha Carter. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Smith-Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home.

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HALLER, Chester
DES MOINES, IOWA: Chester A. Haller, 80, died April 9, 1977 at Northwest Community Hospital. He He was born in Red Wing, MN. He was founder of the Iowa Lumber and Timber Co. and was a veteran of World War I. He was a Mason and Shriner, and a member of the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Daisy Haller; three sons, William and Richard, both of Des Moines, and Jack of Overland Park, KS; a brother, Carl of Frontenac, MN; a sister, Florence Haller of Frontenac, MN; 14 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Highland Park Christian Church. Interment was at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

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HALVORSEN, Margaret
LAKE CITY, IOWA: Margaret Ann Halvorsen, 85, died August 26, 2010 at Stewart Memorial Hospital in Lake City. She was born October 31, 1924 to Hank and Katherine Smith Buttrick. She held a teaching degree from Drake University. She began her teaching career at age 17, and retired after having taught school for 62 years. She taught at Lake City High School and Carroll Public School. She is survived by a son, George (Barbara) Halvorsen of Mesa, AZ; a brother, William Smith of Yetter; 4 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Melvin Craig and Evorn Halvorsen; a son, Sam Smith; her parents; a sister, Elaine; and a grandson, Sammy Smith. Interment was at the Lake City Cemetery under the direction of Lampe Funeral Home.

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HARALD, Lois
ORANGE CITY, IOWA: Lois Ellen Walter Harald, 73, died April 17, 2008 at the Orange City Area Health System Hospital. She was born November 10, 1934 in Webb to Ralph O. and Beaulah Stroup Walter. She worked at K-Products, and attended Faith Lutheran Church. She was a member of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League, and enjoyed quilting, embroidery, cross-stitching, and reading. She had been a resident of Orange City since 1975. She is survived by her husband of over 54 years, Richard Arthur Harald; six children and their spouses, Jeff and Alicia Harald of Sioux Center, Jim and Christy Harald of Alton, Mark and Dorinda Harald of Newkirk, Melissa and Abel Corral, of Joplin, MO, and Mike and Shanna Harald and Joann and Tom Ptacek, all of Omaha; a sister and her husband, Marjorie and Jim Litman of Egan, MN; a brother-in-law and his wife, Roger and Mary Lou Harald, of Coon Rapids, MN; 16 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Dennis Walter. Services were held at Faith Lutheran Church. Interment was at West Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Oolman Funeral Home.

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HARTWICH, Herbert
DAVENPORT, IOWA: Herbert L. Hartwich, 72, died August 7, 2009 at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport. He was born November 28, 1936 in Wabasso, MN to Lawrence H. and Clara A. Muetzel Hartwich. He worked at Kone Elevator and Escalator in Moline for over 40 years. Following retirement, he opened a shop, Madison Printing, where he did custom engraving. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Medical Corps, and had a pilot's license. He was active with his son's polka band, Karl and the Country Dutchmen. He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Matesic Hartwich; a son, Karl (Linda) Hartwich of Trempealeau, WI; two daughters, Joyce Cielecki of Galesville, WI, and Holly Kaminski of LaCrosse, WI; his stepchildren, Robert (Pat) Matesic of Davenport, and Anna Marie (Lacy) Freeman of Bettendorf; two sisters, Cheryl (Bob) Thompson, and Marilyn (Arland) Seabloom; 2 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and his cat, Ben. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Ardell. Services were held at Bettendorf Christian Church. Interment was at the Rock Island National Cemetery under the direction of McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home.

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HASKINS, Elmus
MUSCATINE, IOWA: Elmus Haskins, 78, died December 6, 2005. He was born November 2, 1927 to Lowell and Lois Piland Haskins. He retired from GM, and held truck driving jobs for over 60 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and served as an escort for General Eichelberger. He was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles Lodge. He enjoyed driving trucks, dealing in used cars, and family gatherings. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Collins Haskins; four sons, Larry Haskins (Vicki) of Durant, and Otis Haskins (Nadine), Steven Haskins (Pam), and Randy Haskins (Lorrie), all of Muscatine; a daughter, Donna Call (Bill) of Muscatine; four sisters, Lourene Garcia of Tucson, AZ, Georgia Bolinger (Mike) of Anchorage, AK, Bonnie Edenburg of San Jose, CA, and Donna Horton of East Peoria, IL; a brother, Ronnie Robirds of Missouri; 13 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother. Interment with military honors was at Columbus City Cemetery under the direction of Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home.

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HAUFLE, Ivan
PACKWOOD, IOWA: Ivan F. "Ike" Haufle, 93, died August 12, 2005 at Vista Woods Care Center in Ottumwa. He was born September 25, 1911 in De Smet, SD to John and Ida J. Nelson Haufle. He was a farmer and a member of the Farm Bureau. He bowled in leagues in Fairfield and Ottumwa, and was a member of the Dickey bowling team. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, and playing pool. He is survived by two sons, Larry Haufle of Ottumwa, and Ron Haufle of Madison, WI; a brother, Bud Haufle of De Smet, SD; 5 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Irene Estes Haufle; his parents; four sisters, Lula, Ruth, Arlene, and Verna; and two brothers, John, Jr. and Russell. Burial was at the Packwood Cemetery under the direction of Raymond Funeral Home.

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HAUSKINS, Donald
CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Donald O. Hauskins, 69, died March 7, 2005 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born February 21, 1936 in Cedar Rapids to Orville J. and Dorothy A. Ward Hauskins. He worked in maintenance and electronic repairs for the Linn-Mar School District. He is survived by a sister, Birdella Hensley (Clyde) of Vista, CA; two brothers, Howard of Cedar Rapids, and David (Nadine) of Grand Rapids, MI; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Russell and Ward. Interment was at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Cedar Memorial Funeral Home.

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HAVEL, Arnold
CALMAR, IOWA: Arnold Thomas Havel, 91, died October 27, 2009 at the Ossian Senior Hospice. He was born March 2, 1918 in Fort Dodge to John and Agnes Barloon Havel. He was the retired operator of Havel Plumbing and Heating, and had also worked for Bucheit Produce. He attended St. Aloysius Catholic Church, and was a member of the Calmar Lions Club, the Calmar Volunteer Fire Department, and the Calmar Commercial Club. He enjoyed fishing and woodworking. He is survived by his wife, Helen Svoboda Havel; three sons, Robert (Sara) Havel of Fairfax, Charles Havel of Hiawatha, and Larry (Marcia) Havel of Osage; a brother, Richard (Carolyn) Havel of Calmar; a brother-in-law, James Svoboda; six sisters-in-law, Irene Cervenka, Gertrude Boddicker, Agnes (Ronald) Dostal, Alice Havel, Mary Svoboda, and Mary Ann (Bob) Bader; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Edward Havel and John Havel; four brothers-in-law, Leonard Cervenka, Raymond Svoboda, David Boddicker and Raymond Svoboda; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Aloysius Cemetery by Schluter-Balik Funeral Home.

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HAWES, Doris
KEOKUK, IOWA: Doris E. Hawes, 91, died July 9, 2006 in Keokuk. She was born July 11, 1914 in Hamilton, IL to Lewis and Lillie Sayller Elwell. She and her husband lived in California, and returned to Keokuk in 1980. She was a retired inspector at the Gillette Papermate Division in Santa Monica, CA with 21 years of service. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Keokuk, and was a Sunday School teacher for 20 years. She enjoyed collecting dolls. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gaylord Hawes; her parents; and two brothers. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery in Keokuk under the direction of Vigen Memorial Home.

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HEGARTY, Paul
CLARENCE, IOWA: Paul Hegarty, 86, died December 22, 2007. He was born February 25, 1921 to Samuel and Hazel Sloan Hegarty. He was a schoolteacher at Bennett for 20 years, and was also a farmer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a member of the American Legion, and a 50-year member of the Fremont Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Colvin Hegarty; a daughter, Willow Durand of Sarasota, FL; two sons, Pat of Mechanicsville, and Michael of Wimauma, FL; his stepdaughters, Linda Horman of Tipton, and Sharon Stewart and Diane Northington, both of Clarence; a stepson, Mike Colvin of Lowden; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a stepson, Gary Colvin; a sister, Bethany Evans; his parents; and his dog, Roscoe. Burial with military honors was at Stanwood Cemetery under the direction of Chapman Funeral Home.

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HEMMES, Bert
IOWA FALLS, IOWA: Bert Hemmes, 101, died May 24, 2005. Interment was at Maynes Grove Cemetery under the direction of Linn's Funeral Home.

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HENDERSON, Adelia
DELHI, IOWA: Adelia L. Henderson, 75, died August 24, 1987 at the Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Manchester. She was born August 16, 1912 in Tiffin. She is survived by her husband, LeRoy Henderson; three daughters, Twila (Duane) Wrye of Port Clinton, OH, and Patricia Dunham and Carolyn (Joseph) Lee, all of Des Moines; 6 grandchildren; a brother, Harry Laschke of Iowa City; two sisters, Bertha Michel of Tiffin, and Marion Parizek of Phoenix, AZ; and 9 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Delhi United Methodist Church. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Clifton Funeral Home.

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HICKENBOTTOM, Hugh
FAIRFIELD, IOWA: Hugh Lyle Hickenbottom, 82, died February 22, 2008. He was born November 26, 1925 in Parsonsville, IA to Chester and Florence Hollander Hickenbottom. He was president of Hickenbottom, Inc., and also farmed and worked with conservation construction. He attended the First Christian Church, and was a member of the Fairfield Elks Lodge and the Walton Club. Survivors include his wife, Betty Harrison Hickenbottom; two sons, Mark (Kerry) and Steve (Roxanne), both of Fairfield; a sister, Frances F. Martin of Fairfield; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Marie Kenney; his parents; and his brothers, Marshall, Virgil, John, Leslie, and Vern. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Raymond Funeral Home.

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HINKELDEY, Albert
ALTA, IOWA: Albert Friedrich Hinkeldey, 85, died July 14, 1987 at a Storm Lake nursing home. He was born January 19, 1902 in Alta. He and his wife were farmers, and he also worked at Alta Lumber. He attended St. John Lutheran Church, where he held multiple offices, and was a past member of the Hospital Board. He is survived by his wife, Lillie Grieme Hinkeldey; three sons, Arlin, Vernon, and Gaylen; a sister, Mrs. Eitel Mohn; a brother, Ed; 10 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; two brothers; and a granddaughter. Services were held at St. John Lutheran Church. Interment was at St. John Lutheran Cemetery by Jones-Barker Funeral Home.

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HOFFMAN, Marybeth
BEACON, IOWA: Marybeth Hoffman, 78, died June 15, 2003. She was born November 7, 1924 to Edward and Gladys Bowen. She attended the University of Louisville in Kentucky. She enjoyed cooking, genealogy, bingo and traveling, and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Fackler of Pahrump, NV; a son, Nicholas E. Hoffman of Chariton; 5 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Hoffman; two brothers, Ralph and Wilbur Deaver; and her parents. Interment was at Beacon Cemetery under the direction of Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel.

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HOLLAND, Lewis, Sr.
INWOOD, IOWA: Lewis B. Holland, Sr., 89, died February 17, 1963 at his residence. He was born February 7, 1874 in Benton County, IA to Lars and Hannah Holland. He was a retired farmer. He married Bertha Hillesland in 1901. Survivors include three sons, Donald, LeRoy, and Lewis, Jr.; two daughters, Mrs. Clifford Olson and Mrs. Lenore Roraus; a sister; three brothers; 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Burial was at Richland Cemetery with arrangements by Porter Funeral Home.

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HOWE, Buena
INDIANOLA, IOWA: Buena Howe, 86, died February 16, 2005. She was the daughter of Andrew and Marie Klingman Peterson. She was a bookkeeper for her husband's drywall business. She also worked for 15 years at Hummel Chrysler, and for 10 years as a secretary with the Warren County Administrative Offices. She enjoyed collecting newspaper clippings, and was a volunteer for various community programs. She attended the First United Methodist Church, and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her children, Bev (Steve) Hawkins of Des Moines, Joanne (Jim) Weeks of Indianola, Rick (Beverly) Howe of Raleigh, NC, and Joyce (Lyle) Vickroy and Garry Howe of Indianola; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Eugene "Smokey" Howe; three brothers, Merle, Galyn, and Gene Peterson; and her parents. Burial was at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery by Overton Funeral Home.

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HUBBS, Lee
DES MOINES, IOWA: Lee Glen Hubbs, 47, died November 17, 1972. He was a member of the South Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Survivors include his wife, Della Hubbs; two sons, Lonnie and Lynn; a daughter, Mrs. LeAnna Wood; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hubbs; two brothers, Merrill and Roy E.; a sister, Mrs. Virgil Simpson; and a grandson. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens under the direction of Hamilton Funeral Home.

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HUGUNIN, David
SPENCER, IOWA: David Huckell Hugunin, 71, died April 21, 1981. He was born January 3, 1910 in Spencer to Willard and Lyda Huckell Hugunin. He was a farmer and businessman, and was a veteran of World War II. He was past president of the Golden K Kiwanis and served on the board of the Spencer Senior Citizens. He married Evelyn Shields on January 9, 1942 in Jackson, MN. Survivors include two sons, David M. of Spencer, and Terry of San Francisco, CA; a sister, Ethel Schroeder of Spencer; two brothers, Ivan of Jackson, MN and John of Elmwood Park, IL; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Guy, Willard and Victor. Services were held at the First Congregational Church. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery by Warner Funeral Home.

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HUISINGA, Ruby
FOREST CITY, IOWA: Ruby Arlene Huisinga, 88, died January 9, 2010. She was born December 10, 1921 to Robert and Stella Stark Hart. She and her husband operated a family farm south of Woden, and she also worked at the Forest City Coast to Coast store. She enjoyed sewing and cooking. She is survived by three sons, Harold (Kathy) of Allen, TX, Robert (Debra) of Jacksonville, FL, and Gary (Sandi) of Forest City; a brother, James Hart of Estherville; two sisters, Helen Beverlin of Hersher, IL, and Jean Auchampach of Garner; her grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Huisinga; a sister, Naida Clark; two brothers, Richard "Dick" Hart and Barney Hart; and her parents. Services were held at Woden Christian Reformed Church. Her body was donated to the University of Iowa for medical research. Arrangements were handled by Petersen Lund Funeral Home.

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HUSTED, Merrill
VINTON, IOWA: Merrill E. Husted, 78, died October 21, 2006 at the Vinton Lutheran Home. He was born January 4, 1928 in Blairstown to Melvin and Stella Johnson Husted. He was a retired welder at Iowa Manufacturing with 48 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a charter member of the Gasoline Engine Club. Survivors include his wife, Jean Merchant Husted; two sons, Ron Husted of Shellsburg, and Robert Husted of Seattle, WA; a daughter, Marilyn (Roger) Mier of Vinton; two sisters, Doris (Milford) Schulze of Van Horne, and Audrey Keel of Shellsburg; a brother, Wayne (Judy) Husted of Shellsburg; 4 grandchildren; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Richard Husted. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton under the direction of Phillips Funeral Home.

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ICENBICE, Ida Mae
SIGOURNEY, IOWA: Ida Mae Icenbice, 75, died November 21, 2008 at her home in Sigourney. She was born March 19, 1933 in Sigourney to Fredrick and Nellie Wallerich Mewes. She retired from the Keokuk County Hospital, and had worked as a home care provider. She also formerly worked for Kingsbury Homes. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and Martha's Circle. She is survived by three stepchildren, Rodger Icenbice of Iowa City, Susan Stull of Webster, and George Williams of Green Castle, IN; a brother, Donald Mewes of Mount Pleasant; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William D. Icenbice; her parents; a stepson, Jim Icenbice; two sisters, Betty Mewes and Alberta Jasper; two brothers, Charles and Jim Mewes; and a great-grandson, William Karr. Burial was at Golden Rod Cemetery in Deep River with arrangements by Holm Funeral Home.

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ISRAEL, Duane
MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA: Duane W. Israel, 85, died November 18, 2008. He was born October 4, 1923. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a resident of the Iowa Veterans Home. Interment was at the Iowa Veterans Home Cemetery under the direction of Vogel Family Funeral Home.

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ISVIK, LeNora
KAMRAR, IOWA: LeNora Jean Arnold Isvik, 81, died November 21, 2008. She was born July 16, 1927 north of Kamrar to Harry and Hattie Tapper Arnold. She and her husband were farmers. She enjoyed wintering in Weslaco, TX. She is survived by her husband, Sterling Isvik; a son and daughter-in-law, Stanley and Sheri Isvik of Garner; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Norman and Pat Arnold of Stratford, and Bernard and Jeri Arnold of Plover; a sister, Ferne Deakman of Webster City; a sister-in-law, Becke Arnold of Oskaloosa; a granddaughter; 3 step-grandchildren; a great-grandson; 3 step great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary Arnold and Harold Arnold; a sister, Lillian Shields; her parents; two brothers-in-law, Devon Deakman and Francis Shields; and a sister-in-law, Josie Arnold. Services were held at Bethesda Lutheran Church. Interment was at Graceland Cemetery with arrangements by Foster Funeral and Cremation Center.

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JACKSON, Fredrick T.
OTTUMWA, IOWA: Fredrick T. Jackson, 72, died May 5, 2010. He was born July 22, 1937 to Neal and Mae Riding Jackson. He retired from McCurdy Seed Co. in Fremont with over 30 years of service, and attended Second Baptist Church. He is survived by a daughter, Veleta Jackson of Ottumwa; a stepson, James E. Wofford of Davenport; 7 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Elsie Belle Williams Jackson; and his parents. Burial was at Shaul Cemetery under the direction of Reece Funeral Home.

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JANDA, Mercedes
CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Mercedes H. Janda 90, died January 26, 2004 in Warrenton, MO. She was born December 16, 1913 in Minneapolis, MN to Anthony and Irene Flow Shoberg. She was a longtime secretary for the Cedar Rapids Community Schools, and attended Hus Memorial Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed gardening, baking, quilting, and golfing. She is survived by a daughter, Sally McLuckie (Steve) of Warrenton, MO; a son, Jon (JoAnn "Jodie") of Cedar Rapids; a brother, Jack Shoberg (Gerry) of Edina, MN; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley J. Janda; her parents; and seven siblings. Interment was at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Cedar Memorial Funeral Home.

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JESPERSEN, Carol
INDIANOLA, IOWA: Carol Jean Jespersen, 75, died October 28, 2004 in Des Moines. She was born in Aplington, IA. She attended Iowa State Teachers College, and taught in the Dumont and Urbana public school systems. She was a former resident of Hampton, and had moved to Indianola in 1976. She attended Redeemer Lutheran Church, and enjoyed singing, wood finishing, cooking and antiquing. Survivors include her husband, Donald; a daughter, Jean (Craig) Jespersen Bartholomew of Glen Ellyn, IL; a brother, Kenneth Brower of Waterloo; a sister, Ruth Peters of Santa Barbara, CA; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents, Riekus and Gertrude Brower; and a brother, Robert Lee Brower. Services were held at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Interment was at Pleasant View Cemetery in Aplington with arrangements by Overton Funeral Home.

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JEYS, Wanda
LE MARS, IOWA: Wanda Elfreda Thompson Jeys, 88, died July 21, 2004 at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Center. She was born September 19, 1915 near Webster City to Clarence C. and Artie Viola Thompson. She was a longtime Avon representative. She was involved with 4-H, Scouting, the PTA, and the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls. She was a member of the White Shrine of Jerusalem and the American Legion Auxiliary, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for over 50 years. She enjoyed bowling. She is survived by four children, Rosemary (Larry) Radloff of Le Mars, Janeen Morel of Des Moines, Virginia (Mark) Pulver of Greenwood, SC, and Byron LeRoy Jeys of Malawi, Africa; a sister, Dorothy Anderson of Stanhope; 8 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Byron Dale Jeys; a daughter, Geraldine; and two grandsons, Caleb Pulver and George Byron Jeys. Interment was at Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Carlsen Funeral Home.

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JOHNSON, Jessie Alice
WAUKON, IOWA: Jessie Alice Johnson, 98, died August 26, 2009. She was born July 28, 1911 to John B. and Helen May Fuller Corbit. She was a member of New Century Club, and volunteered at the Good Samaritan Center and the Allamakee County Fair, where she supervised the floral entries. She attended St. Paul's United Methodist Church, and enjoyed flowers, reading, playing the piano, baking, and crocheting. She is survived by three children, Earle (Nisa) Johnson of Chicago, IL, Marilyn (Bill) Stock of St. Paul, MN, and Carol Johnson of Boca Raton, FL; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin E. Johnson; two sisters, Helen Everman and Annie Corbit; two brothers, John and Owen Corbit; her parents; and a grandson, Donald Stock. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Martin Funeral Home.

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JONDREAU, Romeo J.
FORT DODGE, IOWA: Romeo Joseph Jondreau, 56, died March 26, 1948 in Douglas, AZ. He was born March 2, 1892 in Bassett, NE to Francis W. and Margaret Hamilton Jondreau. He was a retiree. Funeral arrangements were by Brown-Page Funeral Home of Douglas, AZ. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery in Fort Dodge.

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JONES, Pansy
FERTILE, IOWA: Pansy S. Jones, 82, died July 16, 2002 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City. She was born June 17, 1920 in Reeve Township, Franklin County, IA to Charles R. and Lizzie Mutzel Savage. She and her husband were the retired owners of the Jones Standard Station in Clear Lake, and she had also been the first meter maid in Clear Lake. She enjoyed wintering in Arizona. She returned to Fertile in 1993, and was a member of Fertile Lutheran Church. Family members include four children, Bob Jones (Brenda) of Fertile, Donna Simpson (John) of Clear Lake, Susan Reineke (Ed) of Forest City, and Connie Barlow (Kaye) of Tempe, AZ; a sister, Donna Axelsen of Clear Lake; 14 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Jones; her parents; a brother, Devere Savage; and two grandsons, Joel Haugen and Dale Simpson. Services were held at Fertile Lutheran Church. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason City.

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JONES, Regina
LOGAN, IOWA: Regina May Brummer Jones, 81, died June 23, 2011 at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha, NE. She was born June 25, 1929 in Lincoln Township, Harrison County, Iowa. She and her husband were farmers, and she was a longtime Avon sales representative. She was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church, and enjoyed flowers and playing pool. She is survived by her sons, Kenneth Jones (Carla) of Logan, Ronald Jones (Sally Smith) of Omaha, NE, and Larry Jones (Jean Ann) of Blair, NE; a sister, Geraldine Reinart (Melvin) of Mesa, AZ; 9 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne R. Jones; her parents; and a brother, Ed Brummer. Services were held at St. Anne's Catholic Church. Interment was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Dunlap, IA under the direction of Logan Memorial Funeral Chapel.

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JONES, Thelma
DES MOINES, IOWA: Thelma Geneva Jones, 88, died November 16, 2006 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, IA. She was born September 7, 1918 in Ira, IA. She was a former resident of Pleasantville, IA prior to moving to Des Moines. Survivors include three sons, Bill G. (Francis) Jones of Florence, TX, and Mark D. (Debbie) Rodgers and Henry P. Rodgers, all of Des Moines, Iowa; a sister, Gladys Barker of Des Moines; 8 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Fred Ray Jones. Interment was at Greencastle Cemetery in Jasper County under the direction of Hamilton Funeral Home.

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JORGENSON, Betty
OSKALOOSA, IOWA: Betty L. Jorgenson, 76, died March 2, 2005. She was born July 20, 1928 to Fred and A. Helena Van Meter Oteken. She worked in the offices of the John Deere implement dealer and the Chrysler dealer in Northwood. She also worked at the state liquor store in Oskaloosa for over a decade. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the VFW Auxiliary, and was an honorary member of the Elks. She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles. She is survived by her husband, Orville L. Jorgenson; a son, Mark Lindflott of Polk City; three stepsons, Charles (Marlene) Jorgenson of Tyler, MN, and Merle (Ann) Jorgenson and Dan (Karla) Jorgenson, all of Newton; her mother; a brother, Arman (Phyllis) Oteken of Mason City; a sister, Mary Edna (Allen) Wilde of Osage; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father. Cremation arrangements were handled by Bates Funeral Chapel.

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KALLENBERGER, Ethel
MUSCATINE, IOWA: Ethel I. Kallenberger, 88, died June 25, 2002 at Riverbend Care Center. She was born May 15, 1914 in Lacona to William and Effie Chester Taylor. She was a machine operator at Young Brothers for 27 years, and attended Hillcrest Baptist Church. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Eagles Auxiliary, and the Women of the Moose. She is survived by two daughters, Sarah Heske of Pella, and Arvilla Gastel of Milan, IL; two sons, William E. Kallenberger of Naperville, IL, and Alvin VanRise of Colorado; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Kallenberger; her parents; two sisters; and three brothers. Interment was at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home.

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KARAJIC, Zejna
WATERLOO, IOWA: Zejna Karajic, 54, died Monday, February 1, 2010. She was born in Velika-Kladusa, Bosnia on September 13, 1955 to Alija Rizvic and Munira Gracanin. She worked in the production department at Tyson. Survivors include her husband, Asim Karajic; a daughter, Fikreta (Dzevad) Abdagic of Cazin, Bosnia; two sons, Fadil Karajic, and Fikret (Sanela) Karajic, all of Waterloo; her mother, Munira Rizvic of Ponikve, Bosnia; her sisters, Seherzada Rizvic, Elvira Rizvic, Nurka Brkic, Zlate Bosnic, and Fadila Hodzic; and her brothers, Fiko Rizvic, Mirsad Rizvic, Smail Rizvic, and Fadil Rizvic. She was preceded in death by her father. Interment was at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Locke Funeral Home.

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KARPUK, Stanley F.
SIOUX CITY, IOWA: Stanley F. Karpuk, 91, died December 12, 2006. He was born February 25, 1915 to Paul and Anna Bernick Karpuk. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service, and was a former federal meat inspector. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He attended Church of the Nativity. He is survived by a daughter, Susan Casady (Carl) of Sioux City; a son, Daniel Karpuk (Chong) of Crestview, FL; a brother, Joseph Karpuk (Mary Ann) of Sioux City; two sisters, Helen Kane and Anne Peters, both of Sioux City; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ilene Horsley Karpuk; a brother, Edward; and his parents. Services were held at Church of the Nativity. Burial with military honors was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Meyer Brothers Funeral Home.

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KEEBLER, Albert
RYAN, IOWA: Albert Keebler, 73, died February 1, 1980 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, IA. He was a retired carpenter. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Wenger Keebler; and two sisters, Lena (Ernest) Saathoff of Manchester, and Edna (Floyd) Wenger of Ryan. Services were held at Peace Lutheran Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Bohnenkamp-Vernon Funeral Home.

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KESNER, Sister Cora Marie
SIOUX CITY, IOWA: Sister Cora Marie Kesner, OSB, 100, passed away March 19, 2009. She was born July 15, 1908 to John H. and Clarisa Kesner. She entered the Benedictine Convent in 1928, and took vows in 1930. She celebrated her 80th year as a Benedictine Sister on March 17, 2008. She served with St. Benedict Hospital in Sterling, CO, St. Vincent Hospital and St. Monica's Home, both in Sioux City, and St. Benedict's Ecumenical Center at the Mother House in Madison, WI. She also did kitchen and domestic work. She was a longtime volunteer at the Bargain Center, and enjoyed needlework. She is survived by her religious community of sisters; and her nieces and nephews and their families, including Frances Quintard and family of Sioux City. She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; and seven brothers. A funeral Mass was held at Holy Spirit Retirement Chapel. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by by Christy-Smith Funeral Home.

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KIRSTINE, Sister Vernita
DUBUQUE, IOWA: Sr. Vernita Kirstine, OSF, 98, died March 29, 2009 at Holy Family Hall Infirmary. She was born January 13, 1911 in Madison, NE to Albert and Mary Anthony Kirstine. She entered the Sisters of St. Francis in 1928, and made her final vows on August 10, 1934. She was an educator. She taught school in several Iowa cities, including Templeton, Earlville, Bancroft, Waterloo, Alton, Sugar Creek, Remsen and Keota, and taught at Sacred Heart and St. Mary's Home in Dubuque. Additionally, she served in Melrose Park and Oak Brook in Illinois, and at Holy Family Hall in Dubuque, as well as in Eugene, OR. She is survived by a sister, Katie Ann; and her religious community, with whom she spent 79 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Elizabeth and Sr. Vernice; and ten brothers, Albert, Leo, Martin, Lawrence, Joseph, Jerome, George, Fred, Andrew, and John. Services were held at Mount St. Francis Chapel. Interment was at Mount Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Hoffmann-Schneider Funeral Home.

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KNAACK, Myron
NEWHALL, IOWA: Myron Walter Knaack, 93, died December 17, 2007 at Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton. He was born February 27, 1914 near Vinton to Otto and Rozella Brehm Knaack. He was retired, and had raised hogs and cattle. He attended St. John Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Lamplighters and Leisure Club. He enjoyed fishing in Canada. Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Elsie B. Williams Knaack; a daughter, Janis Ferguson of Vinton; a son, Ronald (Nancy) Knaack of Waialua, HI; two sisters, Ruth Bevins of Marion, and Esther (Earl) Rinderknecht of Urbana; two brothers, Jack Knaack of Cedar Rapids, and Ralph Knaack of Pasadena, FL; two sisters-in-law, Katherine Knaack and Elsie M. Knaack, both of Vinton; a brother-in-law, Raymond (Jean) Williams of Newhall; 6 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Glenn, Leland, Harold, Keith and Jim Knaack; a son-in-law, Ronald Ferguson; and a grandson-in-law, Thomas Elias. Services were held at St. John Lutheran Church. Interment was at St. Stephen's Cemetery under the direction of Phillips Funeral Home.

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KNEEN, Ruby
CHEROKEE, IOWA: Ruby J. Kneen, 86, died December 26, 2008 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. She was born June 10, 1922 in Guthrie County, IA to John and Laura Maxwell Summers. She helped manage a family restaurant, farmed with her husband, and had been a telephone operator. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, and enjoyed fishing and gardening. Survivors include two children, Nancy Kneen of Kearney, NE, and Terry Kneen (Dulcie) of Springfield, OR; two sisters-in-law, Olive Summers of North Platte, NE, and Eleanor Kneen of North Carolina; a brother-in-law, Bernard Moore of Council Bluffs; 3 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Shelby Kneen; a son, Michael Kneen; her parents; three sisters, Grace Sjoblom, Leta Swezey, and Jacqueline Moore; and four brothers, Ellsworth, Harold, Clyde, and Maxwell Summers. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee under the direction of Boothby Funeral Home.

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KOOIMA, Dora
ROCK VALLEY, IOWA: Dora Van Holland Kooima, 77, died October 12, 2005 at Valley Manor. She was born June 30, 1928 near Rock Valley to John and Bertha Van Holland. She was an aide and supervisor of the candy striper program at Valley Manor, and also worked at Sioux County Home Health Care. She was a member of the Rock Valley Senior Citizens' Club, the Red Hat Society, and the Fellowship Club at the First Reformed Church. She and her husband were the honorary chairs of the 2004 Relay For Life. She is survived by a daughter, Jan (Ron) Siemonsma of Del Rapids, SD; a son, Jeff of Marshalltown; two sisters, Gerti (Dick) Boeve and Mina (Dr. Ed) Kragt; four brothers, Gerrit, Dick, Tom and John; and 7 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Kooima; her parents; a brother, Enno; and a sister, Tina Van Kekerix. Services were held at the First Reformed Church. Interment was at Valley View Cemetery.

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KOONS, Minnie
DES MOINES, IOWA: Minnie C. Koons, 79, died May 4, 1970. She was survived by her husband, Leo Koons; a son, Lawrence of Des Moines; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Chesterfield Christian Church. Interment was at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

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KONZEN, Rita
MARION, IOWA: Rita Mathilda Hanna Konzen, 86, died April 9, 2004 at Mercy Medical Center. She was born June 3, 1917 in Ivesdale, IL to Titus A. and Clara A. Thiel Hanna. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Church, and was a member of St. Mary's Circle. She was a volunteer at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids for over 19 years. She was a former Chicago area resident. She is survived by her husband, Elmer M. Konzen; seven children and their spouses, Jeanne A. (John) Rowe of Dundee, IL, Kevin J. (Irene) of Prior Lake, MN, Donna T. (David) Green of Milwaukee, WI, Diane L. (Richard) Jensen of Mountlake Terrace, WA, and John W. (Darla), Gary E. (Patly), and Roger P. (Sharron), all of Marion; a sister, Sister Anna Clare Hanna of Rock Island, IL; 16 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a step-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters, Claire Seyler, Agnes Clark, and Helen, Florence, and Mary Hanna; and three brothers, Leo, George, and Francis Owen Hanna. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Her body was donated to the University of Iowa. Arrangements were handled by Murdoch Funeral Home.

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KRAMER, Heidi
CEDAR FALLS, IOWA: Heidi G. Kramer, 83, died April 5, 2009. She was born in Arbon, Switzerland on November 14, 1925 to Kurt and Stephanie Strasser Fehlmann. She worked as a secretary for Viking Pump Company and the University of Northern Iowa. She was a longtime member of the Jehovah's Witnesses. She is survived by her husband, Edward W. Kramer. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Arrangements were handled by Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home.

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KUDRLE, John
ALTA, IOWA: John B. Kudrle, 62, died December 17, 1992 at his residence. He was born June 23, 1930 in Crookston, MN to the late Clyde and Lois Banister Kudrle. He was a retired farmer and truck driver. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, and was a member of the VFW in Alta. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Cogburn Kudrle; a daughter, Joan Grause (James) of Des Moines; and two sisters, Margaret FitzPatrick (James) of Davenport, and Ruth Sexton of Newell. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee by Boothby Funeral Home.

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KURT, Rev. Carl E.
CASCADE, IOWA: Father Carl E. Kurt, 60, died March 8, 1969 in San Bernadino, CA. He was born in Cascade. He was a graduate of Loras College and St. Paul's Seminary in St. Paul, MN. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1935 at St. Raphael's Cathedral in Dubuque. He served as assistant pastor at St. Joseph Parish in Mason City, IA, and was a parish administrator in Vinton, IA. He was a pastor at St. Joseph's Church in Key West, IA, and St. Mark's Parish in Iowa Falls. Survivors include three sisters, Frances (Lawrence) Burlage and Catherine Hosch, both of Cascade, and Clara Manternach of Monticello; and two brothers, Herman and George, both of Cascade. Services were held at St. Mary's Church in Cascade. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Cascade under the direction of Till-Didesch Funeral Home.

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LaBANE, Valentina
SIOUX CITY, IOWA: Valentina "Val" LaBane died June 4, 2007. She was born April 13, 1922 to Peter and Nellie Kunowac Maximona. She retired from the records department of the Woodbury County Clerk's Office, and also worked at Armour Packing Company, and a commission firm at the Sioux City Stockyards. She attended Morningside Lutheran Church. She belonged to the Morning Glories, the Stockettes, the Girls of 68, and the St. Luke's Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening, league bowling, cooking, and the Sioux City Symphony. She is survived by a son, Scott LaBane of Sioux City; two daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah Ann and Dewaine Anderson, and April and Gerry Moore, all of Sioux City; a brother and his wife, Peter Maximona, Jr. and wife Bobbi of Sioux City; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Gus Nemitz; a sister, Mary Edwards; her parents; and a nephew, Jeff Maximona. Services were held at Morningside Lutheran Church. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Meyer Brothers Funeral Home.

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LAMONT, William F.
HOPKINTON, IOWA: William Forest Lamont, 81, died June 30, 1986 at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. He was born October 18, 1904 in Newburg to Moses and Mary Kenny Lamont. He was a farmer. He attended the United Presbyterian Church in Hopkinton, and was a member of the Delaware County Farm Bureau. Survivors include his wife, Marguerite Littlefield Lamont; two sons, Robert Lamont and Larry Lamont, both of Hopkinton; a brother, Victor Lamont, Sr. of Monticello; a sister, Lillian Gearhart of Hopkinton; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Services were held at the United Presbyterian Church. Interment was at the Hopkinton Cemetery by Goettsch Funeral Home.

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LANGAN, Stella
MASON CITY, IOWA: Stella Langan, 102, died February 5, 1992. She was born January 17, 1890. She graduated from Yankton College, and was a schoolteacher. She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Mildred Langan; 3 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Langan. Interment was at Flandreau Cemetery.

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LANNING, Dorothy
MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA: Dorothy Lanning died July 20, 2005. She was born April 30, 1920 to William and Marie Peterson Miller. She was a member of Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She had served as a church deacon, and was on several church committees. She enjoyed cooking. She is survived by two sons, Harold (Sandy) Lanning, and Robert (Barb) Lanning, both of Marshalltown; a daughter, Helen (James) Perry of Zearing; three sisters, Margaret Williams of Hudson, Wilma Smith of Gilman, and Helen (Robert) Renaud of Grinnell; 7 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Lanning; two sisters, Letha Scott and Ruth Charlier; and her parents. Interment was at Melbourne Cemetery by Pursel-Davis Funeral Home.

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LaVELLE, Maurene
CEDAR FALLS, IOWA: Maurene B. LaVelle, 95, died November 18, 2008. She was born June 24, 1913 to Leo and Luella Meade O'Connor. She is survived by a son, Wayne (Jo) LaVelle of Dike; two daughters, Donna (Bernie) Musch, and Sharon Schoepske, both of Waterloo; 12 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon C. LaVelle; two brothers, Thomas and Kenneth O'Connor; a sister, Lois Thompson; a grandson; and her parents. Services were held at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery with arrangements by Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home.

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LEINBAUGH, Elinor
MAQUOKETA, IOWA: Elinor Leinbaugh, 93, died October 18, 1948. She was a former resident of Elwood. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Floyd LaSure of Waukesha, WI, at whose residence she passed away. Burial was "at Elwood" with arrangements by Carson-Balster Funeral Home.

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LEITH, Donna
FORT DODGE, IOWA: Donna L. Leith, 77, died April 2, 2006 at Tompkins Memorial Health Center. She was born June 7, 1928 in Fort Dodge to Arthur and Verna Gaster Reinartson. She retired from the communication department of Trinity Regional Medical Center after 25 years of service. She enjoyed bowling, watching movies, collecting purses, and going to the senior citizens' center. Family members include a daughter, Diana (Kevin) Thompson of Fort Dodge; a sister, Doris McKim of Fort Dodge; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Robert Reinartson. Interment was at Fort Dodge Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Bruce-Graham Funeral Home.

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LENTZ, Linus J.
ELMA, IOWA: Linus Joseph Lentz, 70, died November 11, 2008. He was born March 13, 1938 to Charles and Gertrude Freidhof Lentz. He was a feed and seed salesman with Big Gain, and had also worked as a feed salesman for Frank Schnur and Purina Mills. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and served in Japan. He was active with the Elma Fire Department for over 40 years, and served as a chief, assistant chief and fireman. He attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Iowa Trappers Association, the Catholic Order of Foresters, and the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, golfing, gardening, and playing cards. He is survived by his wife, Elsie Chihak Lentz; five children, Vicki Lentz of Tulsa, OK, Karen Lentz of Merrit Island, FL, Brenda (Scott) Lucas of Pittsboro, NC, and Tony Lentz and Andy Lentz, both of Elma; four brothers, John (Sandra) Lentz of Elma, Daniel (Dena) Lentz of Mill Creek, WA, Michael (Robin Fishman) Lentz of Albuquerque, NM, and Joseph Lentz of Freeport, IL; three sisters, Charlotte (Bob) Sweeney of Chicago, IL, Sister Bonita Lentz, RSM, of Cedar Rapids, IA, and Rose Mary (Thomas) Walsh of Lewisville, NC; and his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, David; and his parents. Services were held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home

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LEON, Eldora
BLOOMFIELD, IOWA: Eldora Leon, 87, died October 1, 2005 at the Davis County Hospital in Bloomfield. She was born July 9, 1918 in Appanoose County, IA to James D. and Mary J. Hoffman Jones. She was a cook for the Davis County Schools. She attended the Bloomfield United Methodist Church, and was a member of the the United Methodist Women and the Rebekah Lodge. She was a former memorial chairperson for the American Cancer Society. Survivors include her husband, Max Leon; and a daughter, Mary Lynn (Joe) Stufflebeam of Bloomfield. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Diane Leon; her parents; and a brother, Charles Jones. Services were held at the Bloomfield United Methodist Church. Interment was at the Pulaski Cemetery in Pulaski, IA under the direction of Wagler Funeral Home.

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LEUSCHEN, Bernadine
PANAMA, IOWA: Bernadine "Bernie" Leuschen, 78, died September 5, 2002 at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha. She was born July 17, 1924 near Panama to Michael Blum and Gertrude Nollen Blum. She was a lifetime member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, and was a member of St. Mary's Sewing Circle and past president of the Rosary Society. Survivors include her husband, Donald Leuschen; six children, Kate (Jim) Musich of Bedford, Jean (Wayne) Hodapp of Denver, CO, Beth (Hank) Stueve of Phoenix, AZ, and Doug Leuschen, Jan (Bob) Wilson, and Shirley (Ed) Arkfeld, all of Omaha, NE; a brother, Michael Blum, Jr. (Theresa) of Harlan; a sister, Marcella "Sally" Finken of Panama; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Robert; her parents; and two sisters, Mildred Chamberlain and Helen Sternberg. Services were held at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Panama under the direction of Pauley Funeral Home.

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LEVERICH, Earl
CARLISLE, IOWA: Earl G. Leverich, 77, died January 15, 1970. He was born April 13, 1892 in St. Charles, IA to Jasper and Zona Leverich. He retired from the produce business, and had also worked as a carpenter at the Fort Des Moines Army Post. He was a former town mayor. Survivors include his wife, Blanche Cutlip Leverich; five children, Gilbert of Carlisle, Jasper of Norwalk, Mrs. Doris Cone of Hornbrook, CA, and Mrs. Bernice Bowers and Melvin, both of Des Moines; two brothers; two sisters; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Hartford Cemetery under the direction of Richardson Funeral Home.

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LICHTY, Helen
WATERLOO, IOWA: Helen L. Lichty, 95, died November 7, 2009. She was born November 16, 1913 to Clarence H. and Erma Tompkins Lubbs. She and her brother owned Home Bakery in downtown Waterloo for 20 years. She attended Hammond Avenue Brethren Church, and enjoyed fishing and spending summers at her cabin in Minnesota. She is survived by several cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olin Lichty; an infant son; two stepsons, Olin Lichty, Jr. and Richard Lichty; a brother, John "Bud" Lubbs; and a step-grandson, Richard Lichty, Jr. Services were held at Hammond Avenue Brethren Church. Interment was at Orange Township Cemetery by Locke Funeral Home.

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LIDDY, Agnes
MONTICELLO, IOWA: Services were held January 6, 1986 for Agnes Andrle Liddy, 91, who died at John McDonald Hospital. She was born March 5, 1894 in Belle Plaine to John and Anna Veronek Andrle. She was a milliner, tailor and seamstress, and also worked as a correspondent for the Monticello Express. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and was a member of the ACC and the Little Flower Study Group. Survivors include a daughter, Jean Van Cott of North Hollywood, CA; a son, Robert Liddy of Davenport; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Liddy; her parents; four sisters; and a brother. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Goettsch Funeral Home.

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LOOTS, Dorris
POMEROY, IOWA: Dorris Lucille Bischoff Loots, 90, died June 17, 2009 at the Pomeroy Care Center. She was born February 15, 1919 near Pomeroy to Fred W. and Della Plummer Bischoff. She was a teacher in the rural Pocahontas County schools, and farmed with her husband. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Ladies' Aid and the Quilting Society. She is survived by four children, Gordon (Cindy) Loots of Pomeroy, Lila Loots of Highlands Ranch, CO, Judith (Merlin) Klotz of Parker, CO, and Roger (Ann) Loots of Broomfield, CO; a sister, Almary (Harold) Maschino of Fort Dodge; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Loots; a daughter, Juanita Becker; her parents; two sisters; three brothers; and a granddaughter, Cindy Jepsen. Services were held at St. John Lutheran Church. Arrangements were handled by Michael Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home.

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LOWMAN, Howard
ALGONA, IOWA: Howard P. Loman, 89, died September 9, 2008 at the Algona Manor Care Center. He was born February 7, 1919 in Mission, TX to Howard and Rebecca Probst Lowman. He worked at Pioneer from 1953 until 1981. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and fought at the Battle of Anzio. He attended Trinity Lutheran Church. He was a tournament bowler and cribbage player, and enjoyed fishing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith A. Schroeder Lowman; his parents; three brothers, Cecil, Perry, and Hartsel Lowman; and two sisters, Virginia Sankey and Nellie Kern. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment with military honors was at East Lawn Memorial Park with arrangements by Wilson-Lentz Funeral Home.

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LOWTHER, Donald L.
IOWA FALLS, IOWA: Donald Lloyd Lowther, 64, died June 20, 2005. He was born August 12, 1940 to George Miami and Lillian Belle Peterson Lowther. He was a retired fencing contractor in Riverside, CA, and he and his brother owned Lowther Brothers Fencing Company. He was a paratrooper in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Sondra Ann Jewell Lowther; a son, Herb Lowther (Cindy) of Iowa Falls; his daughters, Renna Doss of Eldora, Donna Wiemann of San Juan Capistrano, CA, and Kelly Bailey of Iowa Falls; two sisters, Bernice Todoroff of Brookville, FL, and Joyce Penney of Fort Lauderdale, FL; 15 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Alma; and five brothers, Ray, Lee, Emmerson, Frank, and T.J. Burial was at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana, CA with arrangements by Linn's Funeral Home.

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