Tammy Ann Stinton Juzek

Tammy Ann Stinton Juzek, 50, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Celebration of Life Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Rejoice! Community Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Pastor Mike Metten will officiate. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday at the church. The Mauer Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Ethel Mary Homan

Ethel Mary Homan, age 89, of Remsen, IA passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 surrounded by her children at her home in Remsen, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, IA with Father William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday. There will be a parish rosary and a vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.  

Milo Kettler

Milo Kettler, 94, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at Floyd Valley Healthcare of Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at All Saints Parish – St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton, Iowa. Visitation with the family will begin at noon at the church on Tuesday. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Delores Vannatta

Delores Vannatta, 89, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 20, 2019 at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Michel Lundula will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present at 5:00 p.m. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com  

Loren J. “Lornie” Gotto

Loren J. “Lornie” Gotto, 71, of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 in Omaha. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September, 18, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars with military honors conducted by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion. Visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the church and will continue until Mass. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Loren’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Joan E. Heissel

Joan E. Heissel, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Catholic Daughters Rosary at 5:00 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Church. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Lois Rae Galles

Lois Rae Galles, 77, of Le Mars passed away Thursday September 12, 2019 at Floyd Valley Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be Sunday September 15, 2019 from 2:00-7:00 pm with family present from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. A private family service will be held at a later date. Lois’ family has entrusted service arrangements with the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be passed along at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Carol Jean Weber

Carol Jean Weber, age 80, of Remsen, IA passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, IA with Father William McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA. Visitation with family present will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. There will be a parish rosary and a vigil prayer service all at 7 p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

Patricia Moen Hawkins

Patricia Moen Hawkins, 89, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Accura Healthcare of Le Mars. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. Reverend Jan Christensen will officiate. Burial will be at a later date at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Dennis Schmidt

Dennis Schmidt, 80 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at MercyOne Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 9, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A with Reverend Christian Meier officiating. Visitation with the family present will begin at 3:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 5:00 p.m., all on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home In Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Jacqueline ‘Jackie” Herbold

Jacqueline ‘Jackie” Herbold, 87, of Pierson, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Correctionville Speciality Care in Correctionville, IA. Funeral services will be held at 10 :30 a.m. Friday, September 6, at Salem Lutheran Church, rural Correctionville, IA. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Pierson, IA. Visitation will be Thursday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with family present, and a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. all at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Susan Madden

Susan Madden, 68 of Akron, Iowa, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Hillcrest Health Care in Hawarden, Iowa. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Monday, September 9, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church.  Arrangements are with Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Ronald Jones

Ronald Jones, 81, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Ron’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Michael Gengler

Michael Gengler, 28 of Sioux Falls and formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 30, 2019 at his home in Sioux Falls.  Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 5, 2019 at All Saints Parish – St. James Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at All Saints Parish – St. James Catholic Church. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.  

Rosalie Barbara (Brouillette) Lade

Rosalie Barbara (Brouillette) Lade, 80, of Carmichael, CA, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Aegis Living in Carmichael, California. Funeral Service will be 11:30 a.m., Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will be at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Patricia Dahm

Patricia Dahm, 65 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at her home. Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Barbara Lauters

Barbara Lauters, 80, of Dodge City, Kansas, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Wichita, Kansas. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 30, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish St. Joseph Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, August 30, 2019 at St. Joseph Church. The Mauer Johnson Funeral Home is assisting Barbaras family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Charlette Ann Schaa

Charlette Ann Schaa, age 79 of Granville, IA died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville, IA, with Father Daniel Greving officiating and Deacon Dan Goebel assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Granville. Visitation with family present will be Wednesday from 4-7 PM, there will be a rosary and a vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at the Church in Granville. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, IA. Condolences maybe sent online to www.fischfh.com

Arlene Wolf

Arlene Virgine (Koch) Letsche Wolf, age 96 of Remsen, IA passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 at Christ Lutheran Church LCMS in Remsen, with Pastor Garret Kasper officiating. Burial will follow at the Remsen Community Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be 4-6 p.m. with a prayer service at 6 p.m. Monday at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday at Christ Lutheran Church LCMS. Condolences maybe sent online to www.fischfh.com

Delores Burkard

Delores Burkard, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Oyens, Iowa. Reverend William McCarthy will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in St. Catherine’s Catholic Cemetery in Oyens. Visitation with the family present will begin after the Parish Rosary at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Michael J. Livermore

Michael J. Livermore, 66, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will officiate. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, August, 20, 2019 with a rosary at 4 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7 p.m., all at the church. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

George Phelps

George W. Phelps, 81, of Kingsley, Iowa passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at his home on Friday, August 16, 2019. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. Pastor Michael Stevens and Pastor Bob Blair will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home. There will be a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. conducted by Pastor Michael Stevens and Pastor Ken Kraft. There will also be one hour of visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday prior to the funeral service. Expressions of sympathy may be shared through  www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

John Sitzmann

John Sitzmann, 51 of Fort Dodge, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial for John Sitzmann will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 12, 2019 at All Saints Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars with Reverend Matthew Solyntjes celebrating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery – Neptune, rural Hinton, Iowa. On Sunday, August 11, 2019 a Parish rosary will begin at 4:00 p.m. Following will be a visitation with the family and a Scriptural Prayer service at 7:00 p.m., All Saints Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church. Arrangements are with Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Dennis Groetken

Dennis Groetken, 77, of Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Mercy One in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Father Matthew Solyntjes will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Military honors will be conducted by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at the Mauer Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Rosary at 5:00 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church on Friday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Debbie L. Van Otterloo,

Debbie L. Van Otterloo, age 60, of Orange City, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at her residence. There will be a funeral service on Saturday, August 10, at 10:30am, at the First Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Harlan De Jong will officiate. Following a time of lunch and fellowship, there will be a private family interment at the Whiting City Cemetery near Whiting, Iowa. Visitation with the family will be on Friday, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.  

Bonnie Haralson

Bonnie Haralson, 74 of Merrill, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Following the Memorial Service, there will be a continued Celebration of Life reception at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Virginia Rose Brangwin

Virginia Rose Brangwin, 92, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 10, 2109 at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Chris Meier will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior the funeral service. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Kyle Beach

Kyle Beach, 30, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 in Le Mars following injuries suffered in an accident. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Mike Metten will officiate. A family burial service will take place at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars at a later date. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the funeral home with the family present to greet friends from 4-7 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Bonnie Josephine Ruden

Bonnie Josephine Ruden, 89, of Ames, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 at Northridge Village in Ames. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Burial will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery in Oyens. Visitation with the family present will be from 12:30 p.m. until service time on Friday, August 9, at the church. Arrangements are with the Grandon Funeral Home in Ames. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.grandonfuneralandcremationcare.com.

Lois Newberg

Lois Newberg, 97 of Hinton, Iowa, passed away July 31, 2019. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 5, 2019 at Hinton United Methodist Church in Hinton, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Monday at the church. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City. Rexwinkel Funeral Home is assisting with services. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Verna Mae Bunkers

Verna Mae Bunkers, age 94, of Granville, IA, died Monday, July 29, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, IA. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville, with the Father Daniel Greving officiating and Deacon Dan Goebel assisting.  Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Granville.  Visitation with family present will be from 4-7p.m. at the church on Friday, there will be rosary and a vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at the church.  Visitation will resume Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church.   Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, Iowa.  Condolences may be sent online at www.fischfh.com

Dorothy C. Konz

Dorothy C. Konz, 93 years old, of LeMars, IA passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars, IA. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Oyens, IA with Father William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Catherine Cemetery in Oyens.  Visitation with family present will be 4-7p.m. on Thursday.  There will be a parish rosary and a vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.  Visitation will resume from 9-10 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.  Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com      

Cynthia “Cindy” Foley

Cynthia “Cindy” Foley, 57, of rural Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the Avera Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 2, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Reverend Trish Underberg will officiate. Burial will follow in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery – Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. There will be a Prayer Service at 8:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 1:30 p.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Rosalyn Isley

Rosalyn Isley, 78, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. A Graveside Service will be 3:00 p.m., Friday, August 2, 2019 at Riverside Cemetery in Akron with Pastor Susan Juilfs officiating. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Mark Poeckes

Mark Poeckes, age 75, of Remsen, IA passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Mercy One Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, IA with Father William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday. There will be a Catholic Order of Foresters rosary and a vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

John Oetken

John Oetken, 58, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, July 26, 2019 at his home in Le Mars. Memorial Service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Christ Lutheran Church – Grant Township, rural Le Mars, Iowa. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Eugene “Gene” Moran

Eugene “Gene” Moran, 91, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 2, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home. There will be a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Knights of Columbus Rosary and a 4th Degree Chalice Service. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Wanda J. Camerer

Wanda J. Camerer, 78, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Jon Meredith will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present to greet friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Jacob Koob

Jacob Koob, age 17, of Granville, the son of Aaron and Amy (Reuvers) Koob, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at the Orange City Area Health System from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. There will be a funeral mass on Tuesday, July 30, at 10:30am, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Granville. The Rev. Fr. Daniel Greving will be celebrant. Interment will follow the service at the church cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Monday, with a rosary at 5:00pm and a scriptural prayer service at 7:00pm, all at the church. Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Kenneth R. Van Grouw

Kenneth R. Van Grouw, 79, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Nevada DeLapp will officiate. A private family burial service will take place at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 3rd and will continue until the service. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Inez Bernhardt

Inez Bernhardt, 85, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Chaplain Marie Lykken from Hospice of Siouxland will officiate. Interment will be at a later date at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 12:00 p.m. until service time on Monday at the funeral home. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Marlyss Bottjen

Marlyss Bottjen, 84, of Kingsley, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, IA, with Rev. Jason Letsche officiating. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with family present 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. all at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com

Harlan Harold Kleihauer

Harlan Harold Kleihauer, 61, of Elk Point, South Dakota passed away in an automobile accident on July 17, 2019. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron, Iowa. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Monday, July 22, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Patricia “Pat” Winter

Patricia “Pat” Winter, 72, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars. Reverend Chris Meier will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Park Cemetery in Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present after 5:00 p.m. and a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Dorthena Vander Laan

Mrs. Dorthena Vander Laan, age 96, of Orange City, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City. There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, July 17, at 11:00am, at the First Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Mark Haverdink will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday, from 10:00am to 11:00am, at the CHURCH. Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City. www.oolman.com  

Curtis H. Ross

Curtis H. Ross, 82, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his home. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the Mauer Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Chris Meier of St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars will officiate. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Mauer Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present to greet friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Betty M. Swalve

Betty M. Swalve, 89 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation and lunch with the family present will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a Prayer Service at 12:30 p.m. all on Monday, July 15, 2019 at the V.F.W. in Estherville, Iowa. Burial will follow at Eastside Cemetery in Estherville, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Samuel “Sam” Philips

Samuel "Sam" Philips, 82, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Reverend Eric Alm will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Virginia Merrigan Hartmann

Virginia Merrigan Hartmann, 87, of Akron, Iowa, died Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron. Reverend Paul Bormann will celebrate Mass with Deacon Richard Port assisting. Burial will be in the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, South Dakota, with her husband Ed. Visitation with the family present will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Ryan J. Bubke

Ryan J. Bubke, 13, of Kingsley died July 4, 2019 at his home. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 10 at the Kingsley-Pierson Middle School in Pierson, IA. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Pierson, IA. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 9 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service to follow at 7 p.m. at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorials be directed to either the Ryan Bubke Benefit Fund at either Midstate Bank or United Bank of Iowa or in Ryan’s memory to the ALD Foundation. Donations received will be directed to the ALD Foundation.
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