Bernice G. Koopman

Bernice G. Koopman, 86, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 24, 2017 at her home.  Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars, Iowa.  Father Bruce Lawler and Father Matthew Solyntjes will celebrate Mass.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars.  Visitation with the family present will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.  There will be a Rosary by the Catholic Daughters at 4:00 p.m. with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.  There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to Mass on Saturday.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Helen M. Hodge

Helen M. Hodge, 92, of rural Washta, Iowa passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at the Heartland Cere Center in Marcus, Iowa surrounded by her family. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017 at Meadow Star United Methodist Church, rural Washta, Iowa. Rev. Gary Fridley will officiate. Burial will follow at Grand Meadow Cemetery, rural Washta. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. 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 to the funeral service on Friday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Donald J. Nipp

Donald J. Nipp, 85, of Le Mars, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen, Iowa.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m.  on Friday, July 28, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph’s Church in Le Mars.  The Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass.  Burial will follow at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Merrill.  Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 27 with the family present from 5:30-7:30 and a Rosary at 7:30, all at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.  Visitation will resume one hour before the Mass on Friday at the church.   Expression of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Gregory “Greg” Ford

Gregory “Greg” Ford, 42, of Akron, Iowa passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 21, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City from injuries sustained in an accident at his workplace. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Pastor Susan Juilfs will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will after 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Visitation will resume from 9:30 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.

Darrell “Dean” Weyen

Darrell “Dean” Weyen, 73, of Akron, Iowa passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Pastor Susan Juilfs will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Monday, July 24, 2017 at the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present after 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the funeral home. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Lois (Mc Corkell) Nielsen

Lois (Mc Corkell) Nielsen, 97, of Akron, Iowa passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Brule Creek Lutheran Church, rural Elk Point, South Dakota. Reverend Steve Martens will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present after 5:30 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the funeral home. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Patricia A. Hansen

Patricia A. Hansen, 74, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Wednesday July 19, 2017 at the Grandview Care Center in Oelwein, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Deacon Tom Henrich will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be directed to the family through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Donald R. Hoogeveen

Donald R. Hoogeveen, 81, of Le Mars passed away peacefully on Monday, July 17, 2017 at Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen, Iowa after a long-time battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.   Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Rejoice! Community Church in Le Mars.  Rev. Ray Tilstra, Rev. John Tilstra, Rev. Howard Soehl and Rev. Mike Metten will officiate.  Burial will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Friday at the Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.  The family will be present to greet friends from 5 - 7 p.m.  There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Friday.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Edwin “Ed” D. Coughenour

 Edwin “Ed” D. Coughenour, 87, of Kingsley, passed away, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA.  A private family burial will take place at Kingsley Cemetery.  Visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, with the family present during this time, and a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. all at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa.  Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Linda Kay Arens

Linda Kay Arens, 61, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 at her home in Le Mars. Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 14, 2017 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Pastor Jon Meredith of the First Baptist Church in Le Mars will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the funeral home. Visitation will resume from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Karen M. Schmid

Karen M. Schmid, 71, of Kingsley, Iowa passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Unity Point Health in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley, Iowa. Monsignor Mark Duchaine will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church. The family will be present from 4-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 4:00 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to Mass on Monday. The Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley is assisting Karen’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Mark E. Grosenheider

Mark E. Grosenheider, 54, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 following an auto accident south of Maurice, Iowa. Private family services will take place at a later date with interment at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars, Iowa. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Mark’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

James “Jim” Farley

James "Jim" Farley, 74, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at his home in Le Mars. Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. Reverend Jan Christensen will officiate. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2017 at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017, with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will resume following the Memorial Service during a time of lunch and fellowship at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com Memorials are preferred to the Presbyterian United Church of Christ, Floyd Valley Hospital Foundation, and/or St. Croix Hospice.

Caroline Christophersen

Caroline Christophersen, 99, of Pierson passed away Wednesday, June 28, 217 at Correctionville Specialty Care in Correctionville, Iowa. Services will be 10:30 am Saturday July 1, 2017 at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, Iowa with the Rev. Duane Miesner officiating.  Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Pierson.  Visitation will be Friday, June 30, 2017, after 2:00 pm with family present from 6-8 pm with a prayer service at 7:00 pm at Johnson-Earnest funeral Home in Kingsley.

Mary Masuen

Mary Masuen, age 85, of LeMars, IA, passed away June 28th at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in LeMars. Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 1, 2017 at All Saints Parish, St. James Catholic Church in LeMars. Father Bruce Lawler will officiate. Visitation will be at the church, Friday, June 30, 2017, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. The family will be present at that time. There will be a Vigil prayer service at 7:00 p.m., followed by a rosary. Burial will be at St. Catherine’s Cemetery in Oyens. The Fisch Funeral Home of Remsen is assisting the family with the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.fischfh.com 

Jim Rohlfsen

 Jim Rohlfsen, 69, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. A Celebration of Life service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Chris Meier and Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9:30 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Jim’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Sherry L. Roepke

Sherry L. Roepke, 74, of Kingsley, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family following a courageous battle with cancer.  Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley.  Rev. Ken Kraft will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home.  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 funeral home prior to the funeral service on Thursday.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Robert Utech

Mr. Robert Utech, age 93, of Orange City, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.  Funeral service will be Wednesday, June 28, at 2:00pm, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City. The Rev. B. J. Van Kalsbeek will officiate. After refreshments, interment will be at the Rest Haven Memorial Park, near Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 1:00pm on Wednesday, at the care center. Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.   www.oolman.com

Lorne George Nilles

Lorne George Nilles, 76, of Remsen, Iowa passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 at his home near Remsen. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with Rev. William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen.   Visitation with family present will be 4-7pm Monday. There will be a parish rosary and vigil prayer service at  5 p.m.,  with a Catholic Order of Forester and Knights of Columbus Rosary and Knights of Columbus 4th degree chalice presentation at 7 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to fischfh.com.

Daniel John Pick

Daniel John Pick, 84, of Remsen, Iowa died Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at Unity Point Health St. Luke’s in Sioux City, Iowa surrounded by his family and loved ones after a short illness. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am on Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with Rev. William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA. Graveside military honors will be conducted by the Post 3328 VFW and Post 220 American Legion of Remsen. Visitation with family present will be 4-7pm Thursday. There will be a rosary at 5 pm by the Knights of Columbus and Catholic Order of Foresters immediately following will be a vigil prayer service all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online...

Joyce Elaine Saxen

Joyce Elaine Saxen, 83, of Kingsley passed away June 20, 2017 at Kingsley Specialty Care surrounded by family. Visitation will be from 5-8 pm Thursday June 22, 2017 at Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley with family present from 6-8 pm. Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Friday June 23, 2017, at Johnson-Earnest Funeral home in Kingsley with Pastor Tim Jones officiating and interment at Sunset View Cemetery in Washta, IA at 2:30 pm. Joyce’s family has entrusted her services with Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Larry V. Schmitz

Larry V. Schmitz, 75, of Le Mars, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.  A time of visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.  The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service scheduled at 7:00 p.m. Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate.   Burial will take place on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Kiron Cemetery.  The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Larry’s family with funeral arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Robert “Bob” Mai

Robert “Bob” Mai, 92 of Remsen, Iowa died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 19, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday. There will be a rosary at 5 p.m. by the Knights of Columbus and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Audrey L. Pollock

Audrey L. Pollock, 95 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Akron Care Center. Graveside Service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 16, 2017 at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Kenneth “Ken” Jacobsen

Kenneth “Ken” Jacobsen, 79, of Newton, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away quietly in his sleep at the Park Centre Retirement Community in Newton, Iowa on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 with his family by his side. The end of a life lived for family and steered by faith, leaving behind a family much loved and well raised. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at All Saints Parish - St. James’s Catholic Church in Le Mars. Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ireton, Iowa. A luncheon will be served at St. James Church immediately after the service in Le Mars. The grave site service in Ireton will follow the luncheon. The family will be gathering at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars on June 19, 2017 for an evening of memories and fellowship between 5 and 8 p.m. The family will have a...

Mary Ann Hartman

Mary Ann Hartman, 72 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 16, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will be at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Hospice of Siouxland.

Dale Huls

Dale Huls, 68, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at his home in Le Mars following a lengthy battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at All Saints Parish – St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Reverend Kevin Richter will celebrate Mass with Reverend Richard Ries concelebrating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Monday, June 12, 2017, with a Parish Rosary at 5:00 p.m., and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday 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.

Barbara “Barb” Coyle,

Barbara “Barb” Coyle, 88, of Akron, Iowa passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 12, 2017 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Akron. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Sunday, June 11, 2017, with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Parish Rosary, all at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. Memorials can be made in Barb’s name to the Akron Care Center.

Marlin G Wielenga

Marlin G. Wielenga, 67, of Orange City, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, June 8, 2017 at his home in Orange City. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 12th at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, Iowa.  Hospice Chaplain Mary Block of Orange City, Iowa will officiate.  Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Aurelia, Iowa.  There will be a family prayer service at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 11th, from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, Iowa with the family being present from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com

Kristina M. Norris

Kristina M. Norris, 60, of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Marcus, Iowa, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 in Orange City, Florida following a courageous five year battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Earnest – Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. Rev. Chris Childs of Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus-Amherst Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Myles Kass

Myles Kass, 63, longtime proprietor of Bob’s Drive Inn in Le Mars passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at his home in Le Mars surrounded by his family. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 9, 2017 at All Saints Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars. Reverend Paul Eisele will celebrate Mass. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation with the family present will be after 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017, with a Parish Rosary at 3:00 p.m., and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars. Visitation will resume from 10:00 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. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Myle’s name to the...

Muriel Roskam

Muriel Roskam, age 79, of Sheldon, formerly of Hospers, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. There will be a funeral service on Tuesday, June 6, at 1:00pm, at the First Presbyterian Church in Hospers. The Rev. Dr. Brian Janssen will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the Hospers Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5:00pm on Monday, with the family present from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the CHURCH. Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers.

Arley K. Philips

Arley K. Philips, 85 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden, Iowa. Funeral Service will be 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Adaville United Methodist Church in rural Merrill, Iowa with Reverend Merrill Muller officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, rural Merrill. Visitation with family present will begin at 12:30 p.m., Thursday at the church.  Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home of Akron.  Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

William Joseph Wurth

William Joseph Wurth, age 81 of Remsen, Iowa died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 4:38 pm surrounded by family and loved ones at home on the farm. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, June 2, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, IA with Rev. William McCarthy officiating.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA.  Graveside military honors will be conducted by Iowa National Guard, Post 3328 V.F.W. and Post 220 American Legion.  Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday.  There will be a rosary at 5 p.m. by the Catholic Order of Foresters and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.  Visitation will resume Friday from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen.  Condolences may...

Louise Klemme

Louise Klemme, 80, of rural Akron, Iowa passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at her home near Akron.  Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church – Preston Township, rural Akron.  Reverend Lil Johnston will officiate.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2017, with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the church.  Visitation will resume from 1:30 p.m. until service time on Tuesday 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.

William “Bill” Jackes

William “Bill” Jackes, 69, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at his home in Le Mars. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars. Reverend Dr. Michel Lundula will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 of Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2017, with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the church.  Visitation will resume Monday evening after the Prayer Service at the church, and from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Thomas “Tom” Fischer

Thomas “Tom” Fischer, 72, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the Merrill United Methodist Church in Merrill. Reverend Merrill Muller will officiate. Burial with military honors conducted by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 will be in Hillside Cemetery, Merrill. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2017, with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at Rexwinkel-Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will resume from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Harold H. Harms

Harold H. Harms, 90, of Brunsville, Iowa passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Brunsville, Iowa. Rev. Shawn Brooks will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Peter Cemetery in Brunsville with military honors conducted by Heeren-McHale-Wilken American Legion Post #724. Visitation will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 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 to the funeral on Saturday.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Marjorie A. Stewart

Marjorie A. Stewart, 90, of Kingsley passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Char-Mac Assisted Living in Lawton, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Kingsley United Methodist Church. Rev. Michael Stevens will officiate. Burial will follow at Arlington Township Cemetery in Moville, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. 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 to the funeral service on Saturday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

James J. “Jim” Beck

  James J. “Jim” Beck, 94 years old, of Granville, IA, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017, at Orange City Health System in Orange City, IA.             Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 26, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville with Rev. Terry Roder officiating.  Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Granville.  Graveside military honors will be conducted by The Granville Veterans.  Visitation with family present will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday at the church.  There will be a rosary at 5 p.m. By the Knights of Columbus and Catholic Order of Foresters and vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. all at the church in Granville.  Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.  Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

LuIda Abrahamson

LuIda Abrahamson,94, of Fort Collins, Colorado, formerly of Akron, Iowa passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Fort Collins. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Brule Creek Lutheran Church, rural Elk Point, South Dakota.  Reverend Steve Martens will officiate.  Burial will follow in Brule Creek Lutheran Cemetery.  Visitation with the family present will be from 12:00 p.m. until service time on Wednesday at he church.  Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron.  Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Marilyn June Howe

Marilyn June Howe, 90, of Sioux City, formally of Hinton, IA passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017 at her residence following a brief illness.  Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Calvary Lutheran Church with Rev. James Travis officiating.  Visitation with the family present will be Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 4-7:30 P.M. at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel. Online condolences may be given at www.meyerbroschapels.com.

Mrs. Velma Tesch

Mrs. Velma Tesch, 81 of Milford, Iowa, died Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Hawkeye Care Center in Milford.  Services will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017, 11 a.m., at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji, Iowa.  Burial will be at Prarie View Cemetery in Paulina, Iowa.  Visitation will be Wednesday, May 24, 2017 after 5 p.m., with the family present from 5 til 7 p.m. at Turner Jenness Funeral Home of Milford.

Elroy De Boer

Elroy De Boer, 82, of Le Mars, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at his home.  Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Rejoice! Community Church in Le Mars.  Rev. Mike Metten will officiate.  Burial will follow at Plymouth Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Le Mars.  Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017 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 to the funeral service on Friday.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Jerrold De Boer

Jerrold De Boer, 92, of Le Mars passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Rejoice! Community Church in Le Mars.  Rev. Mike Metten will officiate.  Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars.  Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017 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 to the funeral service on Friday.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com  

Dolores R. Rozell

Dolores R. Rozell, 90 of Sioux City, Iowa and formerly of Akron, Iowa, passed away on May 19, 2017 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden, Iowa. Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 26, 2017 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home. Visitation with the family present will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 26 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

James J. “Jim” Krogman

James J. “Jim” Krogman, 72, of Remsen, IA died Thursday, May 18 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 23 at St. Mary’s Church in Alton, IA with Rev. Terry Roder officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton. Graveside military honors will be conducted by Floyd Post 200 American Legion of Alton.  Visitation with family present will be 5-7 p.m. on Monday, May 22 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen, IA. www.fischfh.com

Wilma Stibral

Wilma Stibral, 95, of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, formerly of Akron, Iowa passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Embassy Nursing and Rehab in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Pastor Susan Juilfs will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Monday, May 22, 2017, with the family present after 5:00 p.m., and a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Ellis E. Tucker

Ellis E. Tucker, 91 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on May 16, 2017 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden, Iowa. Memorial Service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Akron. A private family burial will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home of Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. The family asks that memorials be directed to the Akron Senior Center or Hospice of Siouxland.

Terry J. DeJong

Terry J. DeJong, 71, of Jefferson, SD, formerly of Kingsley, IA, passed away, Monday, May 15, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Visitation with the family present will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.
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