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Obituaries from March 2009

James Patrick Burke (03/31/09)
James Patrick Burke, 58, passed away on March 27, 2009 after a battle with Multiple Sclerosis. The sixth child in a family of ten children, Jim was born on Aug. 16, 1950 in Laramie, Wyo., to Joseph and Mary Burke. He attended Saint Anthony's Elementary in Casper, Wyo., and Campion Jesuit Preparatory School in Prairie de Chien, Wis. ...
Alice Lathrop Bruce (03/30/09)
Alice Lathrop Bruce, 78, of Anthon, and formerly of Spencer, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Anthon with Pastor Vickie Steffes officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service with the family present...
Margaret Bumann (03/28/09)
Margaret Bumann, 72, of Storm Lake, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Methodist Manor Care Center in Storm Lake. Services for Mrs. Bumann were held on Friday, March 27, in St. John Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial was at Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Alfred Furst (03/28/09)
Alfred Furst, 83, of Mesa, Ariz., formally of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at his home in Arizona. A memorial service celebrating his life was held on Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Melcher Mortuary Mission Chapel in Mesa, Ariz. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association...
Dale A. Raper (03/28/09)
Dale A. Raper, 81, of Mountain Home, Ark., passed away Sunday, March 22, 2009, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. All funeral services will be private. Mr. Dale A. Raper, the son of Cecil and Nena (Cherry) Raper was born March 7, 1928, in Emmetsburg...
James Roy Mills Sr. (03/27/09)
Funeral services for Mr. James Roy Mills Sr., 68 of Webb will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 28, 2009 at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m., Friday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Donald George Weber (03/26/09)
Donald George Weber, 64 of Canyon Lake, Texas, passed way March 20, 2009. Don was born in Spencer and raised in Ayrshire. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, March 27, 2009, at Living Word Outreach Ministries, 905 10th Ave. SE, Spencer, IA. He lived in Iowa until relocating to south Texas over 25 years ago. At the time of his death he was still working and traveling as a minister for Five Stones Ministries...
Shirley Nuzum (03/25/09)
Furneral services for Mrs. Shirley Nuzum, 69 of Spencer will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 25 in Warner Chapel in Spencer. Interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery in Bancroft. A lunch will be served immediately following the services at the VFW hall in Spencer. Graveside services will be held at Greenwood Cemetery at 2 p.m...
Lela Emma Burkhart (03/25/09)
Services for Lela Emma Burkhart, 84 were held on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hartley. Rev. Dave Ericksen officiated the service. Interment took place at Harrison Township Cemetery in May City. Lela passed away March 20, 2009...
Everon Honken (03/25/09)
Funeral services for Mr. Everon Honken, 66 of Hartley, were held Monday, March 23, 2009 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hartley. Rev. Dave Ericksen officiated the service. Interment will took place at Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley. Everon passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009 at home...
Jerry G. Heetland (03/25/09)
Funeral services for Jerry G. Heetland, 65 were held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake. Rev. Phil Andreason officiated the service. Jerry was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma (Bone Cancer) in early January of 2009. After fighting this disease for 66 days he was called to his eternal home on March 19, 2009...
Arsene Charlotte Schweitzer Coon (03/21/09)
Arsene Charlotte Schweitzer Coon, 98, passed away March 4, 2009 at her daughter's residence in El Segundo, Calif. Burial took place on March 9, 2009 at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Arsene was born in Sioux Rapids on Nov. 9, 1910...
Jennifer Alina Markley (03/21/09)
Jennifer Alina Markley, age 67, of Spencer, formerly of Spirit Lake, passed away Friday, March 20, 2009, at the Spencer Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at the Schuchert Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held Monday, from 5-7 p.m. at the Schuchert Funeral Home...
Esther Hermansen (03/20/09)
Funeral services for Esther Hermansen, 85 of Spencer, formerly of Ruthven, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 30, 2009 at Bethany Lutheran Church of Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier and Rev. Dan Taylor will officiate the service. Interment will take place at 1:30 p.m., Friday at Lost Island Lutheran Cemetery in Ruthven...
Pat Hulser (03/19/09)
Funeral services for Pat Hulser, 74, of Sutherland will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 20, 2009 at United Methodist Church in Sutherland. Rev. Jud Stover will officiate the service. The family will greet friends form 5-8 p.m., Thursday, at the Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland...
James L. Treinen (03/19/09)
James. L. Treinen, 82, of Royal, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009 at St. Luke's Lutheran Home in Spencer. Services for Mr. Treinen will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 19, 2009 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Burial will be in Barnes Township Cemetery at Linn Grove...
Dale W. Bastman (03/18/09)
Services for Dale W. Bastman, 89, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at First Presbyterian Church in Lake Park. Rev. Chris Ebbers will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Silver Lake Cemetery in Lake Park. Military graveside rites will be conducted by Lake Park and Sioux Valley American Legion members...
Erma Lucille Bailey (03/18/09)
Funeral services for Mrs. Erma Lucille Bailey, 95 of Sioux Rapids, formerly of Alta and Peterson, will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Warner Funeral Home of Peterson. Rev. Charlie Gilmore will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the funeral at Warner Funeral Home in Peterson...
Allen Ravn (03/17/09)
Funeral services for Allen Ravn, 66, of Spencer will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Military services will be conducted by Glen Pedersen Post No. 1 - American Legion following graveside services...
Evelyn Caquelin (03/17/09)
Funeral services for Evelyn Caquelin, 82, of Spencer, were held Monday, March 16, 2009 at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen officiated the service. Interment took place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Evelyn passed away Friday, March 13, 2009, at Spencer Hospital in Spencer...
Margaret Maurer (03/14/09)
Graveside funeral services for Margaret Maurer, 94, of Hartley, will be held Saturday, March 14, 2009, at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Rev. Tim Hogan will officiate the 10 a.m. service. Mrs. Maurer passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at Spencer Hospital...
Virgil W. Treimer (03/10/09)
Services for Virgil W. Treimer, 94, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hartley. Rev. David Ericksen will officiate the service. Interment will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley with military graveside rite conducted by Arthur W. Kirchoff Post 288 of Hartley...
Bette Eunice Johnson (03/09/09)
Bette Eunice (Gilmore) Johnson, 86, of Royal passed away Thursday, March 5, 2009, at the Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley. Funeral services were held Monday, March 9, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. The Rev. Bart DeBoer officiated the 1 p.m. service. Burial was at...
Kenneth L. Hoffman (03/06/09)
Kenneth LeRoy Hoffman, 91, of Spencer, and formerly of Storm Lake, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 at Spencer Hospital in Spencer. A memorial service for Kenneth at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 7, 2009 at Grace Lutheran Church at 1407 W Fifth St. in Storm Lake...
Charlotte Morris (03/05/09)
A memorial service for Charlotte Morris, 87, of Peterson, will be held Friday, March 6 at First Congregational Church in Peterson. Rev. Charles Hall will officiate the 1:30 p.m. service. Burial will be at a later date. Ms. Morris passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at Countryside Estates in Cherokee...
Jeffrey W. Johnson (03/05/09)
Services for Jeffrey W. Johnson, 47, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 7, 2009 at Zion Lutheran Church of Ruthven. Rev. Luther Thoresen will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg. Jeffrey passed away March 1, 2009, in Colorado Springs, Colo...
Michael J. Conlon (03/05/09)
Services for Michael J. Conlon, 65 will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 6, 2009 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg. Rev. Clem Currans will celebrate the service. Visitation will begin after 4 p.m., tonight, with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 5:30 p.m., and a Parish Vigil Service at 6:30 p.m., at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg...
Doloris LaMoyne Ericson Chapman (03/04/09)
Services were held for Doloris LaMoyne Ericson Chapman, 87 on Sunday, March 1, 2009 at Spirit of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in McAllen, Texas. Pastor K.W. Werhmeister officiated. Doloris passed away on Feb. 24, 2009 after a short illness. The daughter of Florence Margaret Nugent Ericson and Melvin Andrew Ericson, she was born on March 23, 1921 in Hartley. ...
Gary W. Christiansen (03/04/09)
Gary W. Christiansen, 59, of Peterson, passed away on Sunday, March 01, 2009 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center of Storm Lake. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., on Thursday, March 5, 2009, at the Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Rembrandt with Rev. Mark R. Youngquist officiating. Burial will be at the Plainview Cemetery of Alta...
Permilla 'Pam' Farmer (03/03/09)
Permilla "Pam" Farmer, 91, of Friendship Village passed away at Cedar Valley Hospice Home, at Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009 following a brief illness. Funeral services for Pam will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Westminister Presbyterian Church in Waterloo...