Bernice Sitzman

Bernice Sitzman, 93, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Marjorie Swisher

Marjorie Swisher, 85, of Westfield, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at her home in Westfield surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Merrill, Iowa. Reverend Bert Burwell, A.i.M. will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Merrill. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 1:30 p.m. until service time on Friday 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.

James “Jim” L. Grunden

James “Jim” L. Grunden, 81, of Remsen, Iowa passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, IA. Memorial mass will be Friday, June 8, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, IA with Fr. William McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation with family present will be 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, with a parish rosary and vigil prayer service all at 5:00 p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences can be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Oscar Dominic Block

Oscar Dominic Block, 97, of Remsen, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Bavarian Meadows in Remsen, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, May 25, 10:30 am, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen, with the Fr. William McCarthy officiating, Fr. Craig Collison concelebrating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Remsen. Graveside military honors will be conducted by V.F.W. Post 3328 and American Legion Post 220 of Remsen. Visitation with family present will be Thursday from 4-7 p.m. There will be a Knights of Columbus rosary and a vigil prayer service at 5p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Expressions of sympathy can be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Rita L. Herbold

Rita L. Herbold, 90, of Correctionville, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018 at Cherokee Specialty Care in Cherokee, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa, with Pastor Tami Groth of Salem Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Pierson, Iowa. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Alan D. Olson

Alan D. Olson, 73, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Le Mars. Pastor Jon Meredith will officiate. Burial with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 of Le Mars will be at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. 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.

Bernice ‘Bernie’ Boetger

Bernice ‘Bernie’ Boetger, 88 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Akron Care Center. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron, Iowa. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the Rexwinkel- Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Joseph Henry Kellen

Joseph Henry Kellen, 80, of Alton, Iowa passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018, at a Sioux City hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, May 18, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton, IA with Rev. Dan Greving officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Alton. Graveside military honors will be conducted by Floyd Post 200 American Legion of Alton. Visitation with family present will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, with a K of C rosary, K of C 4th degree chalice presentation and vigil prayer service all at 5:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences can be sent online to www.fischfh.com.  In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Briar Cliff University or Alton St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

John Toben Jr.

John Toben Jr., 87, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 18, 2018 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Shelli Renae Meehan

Shelli Renae Meehan, 46, of Sioux City, formerly of Marcus, Iowa, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center following a brief illness. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, Iowa with visitation beginning at 12:30 p.m. Father Bill McCarthy will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus. The Earnest – Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus is assisting Shelli’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Maxine H. Pitts

Maxine H. Pitts, 85, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Meadowview Memory Care Village in Cedar Rapids. Arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Barbara J. Brock

Barbara J. Brock, 77, Elkhorn, Nebraska, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Life Care Center of Elkhorn. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home, Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Colleen Durr

Colleen Durr, 95, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away at her home on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday May 16, 2018 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Chaplain Marie Lykken will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Iowa. Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 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 Wednesday at the funeral home before the funeral. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Robert “Bob” Irwin

Robert “Bob” Irwin, 70, of Kinston, North Carolina, formerly of Kingsley, IA, passed away April 9, 2018 in Kinston, North Carolina. A private graveside service will be held Saturday, May 12, 2018. Following the burial, Bob’s sister & brother-in-law, Margaret and Rick Becker, invite friends and classmates to join them at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley for refreshments and fellowship at 2:30p.m. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Florence E. Grosenheider

Florence E. Grosenheider, 90, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away at her home on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Chris Meier will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018 with the family present from 5-7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the funeral home. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Estella ‘Stella’ Herman

Estella ‘Stella’ Herman, 86, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 14, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family will be after 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Prayer Service at 6:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Monday 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.

Dorothy J. Dunn

Dorothy J. Dunn, 87, of Merrill, Iowa, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018 at Sunrise Health Center in Sioux City, Iowa following a courageous battle with cancer. A Memorial Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow and Rev. Chris Meier will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 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 Memorial Service. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Charles E. Keehn

Charles E. Keehn, 84, of Seney, Iowa passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at his home. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Rev. Timothy Geitz will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 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. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the service on Wednesday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Marvin Earl Hitzemann

Marvin Earl Hitzemann, 86, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Pastor Susan Juilfs will officiate. Burial with military honors provided by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. There will be prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday 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.

Donald W. Schneider,

Donald W. Schneider, 90, of Akron, Iowa, formerly of Hawarden, Iowa passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, LCMS in Hawarden, Iowa. Pastor Joshua Lowe will officiate. Interment will be at a later date at Hills of Rest Cemetery in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Visitation with the family present will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Sunday at the church and following the service during a time of fellowship at the church. Arrangements are with Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Marjorie ‘Marge’ Conover

Marjorie ‘Marge’ Conover, 93, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 7, 2018 at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars. Reverend Dr. Michel Lundula will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will be after 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Monday 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.

Vernon Jurgensen

Vernon Jurgensen, 89 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Akron Care Center in Akron, Iowa. Funeral Service will be at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home of Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron.

Duane Jones

Duane Jones, 88 of Sioux Falls and formerly of Westfield, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 at The Good Samaritan Society – Sioux Falls Village in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 4, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2018 with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the Rexwinkel- Schroeder Funeral Home of Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Village Northwest Unlimited. (330 Village Cir, Sheldon, IA 51201).

Delores Heissel

Delores Heissel, 97 of Le Mars, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society - Care Center of Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at All Saints Parish - St. Joseph's Church in Le Mars. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will be anytime after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 4, 2018, with a Parish Rosary at 5:00 p.m. and Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m, all at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Le Mars. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Margaret R. Mohning

Margaret R. Mohning, 93, of Hotchkiss, Colorado, formerly of formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the Paonia Care Center in Paonia, Colorado. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Timothy Geitz will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. There will be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the service on Saturday. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Margaret’s family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com  

Reverend Arthur “Art” G. Hermanson

Reverend Arthur “Art” G. Hermanson, 88, of Kingsley, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 2, 2018 with Steve Jewette officiating at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Nina Kay Van Dam

Nina Kay Van Dam, 66, of Cherokee, Iowa, formerly of Marcus, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, Iowa. Father Bill McCarthy will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Holy Name Catholic Church with a Rosary at 9:00 a.m. The Earnest – Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus is assisting Nina’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Anna M. Ladenthin

Anna M. Ladenthin, 96, of Marcus, Iowa passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 30, 2018 at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus, Iowa. Rev. Kevin Roop will officiate. Burial with will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Hinton, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, 2014 at the Earnest – Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service scheduled at 6:30 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral on Monday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Sue Smid

Sue Smid, 76, of Merrill, Iowa, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018 following a 2 1/2 year battle with cancer. A Celebration of Sue's Life with will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Le Mars Bible Church in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Larry Jurgensen

Larry Jurgensen, 67 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 23, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron, Iowa with Pastor Susan Juilfs officiating. Visitation with the family present will be from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, 2018 with a Prayer Service at 5:00 p.m., all at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron.  Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Melvin “Mel” Uden

Melvin “Mel” Uden, 91, of Ocheyedan, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Country View Manor in Ocheyedan. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church, L.C.M.S. in Le Mars. Reverend Tim Geitz will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 in Le Mars. Burial will be in the Ocheyedan Township Cemetery in Ocheyedan. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. 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.

Brandon Christopher Sitzmann

Brandon Christopher Sitzmann, 36, of Omaha, Nebraska, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at his home in Omaha following a battle with alcoholism. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars. Reverend Chris Meier will officiate. Visitation with the family present will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the church and following the service during a time of lunch and fellowship 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.

Lowell Klemme

Lowell Klemme, 90, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services  have been re-scheduled for MONDAY, April 16th at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars. Reverend Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate. Burial with military honors provided by the Oleson-Halweg American Legion Post 125 of Merrill will be at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. Visitation with the family present will be after 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday 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.

Irvin Schroeder

Irvin Schroeder, 93, of Remsen, IA died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Bavarian Meadows Assisted Living in Remsen, Iowa. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen, with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, with a vigil prayer service, K of C rosary and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus chalice presentation all at 5 p.m., at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.  Graveside military honors will be conducted by V.F.W. Post 3328 and American Legion Post 220 of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com  

Gunther “Lorny” Nissen

Gunther “Lorny” Nissen, 80, of Pierson, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2018, at Salem Lutheran Church , rural Correctionville, IA. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Pierson, IA. Visitation will be Sunday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. with the family present during this time, and a prayer service at 5:00 p.m. all at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

 Jean D. Niehus

 Jean D. Niehus, 92, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 9, 2018 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph 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 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Rosary at 5:00 p.m. with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 6:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to Mass on Monday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

James ‘Jim’ VanderHelm

James ‘Jim’ VanderHelm, 64, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden, Iowa. A Graveside Service will be at noon, on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Reverend Eric Alm will officiate. Visitation with the family present will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will continue until service time on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Kenny Poppema

Kenny Poppema, age 46, of LeMars, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 at his home in Le Mars. Funeral Services will be Monday, April 9, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Christian Reformed Church in Sheldon, Iowa. Rev. Luke Wynja officiating. Burial to follow at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon. Visitation will be Monday, April 9, prior to the Funeral Service, from 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at the First Christian Reformed Church in Sheldon. Online Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to www.andringafuneralhome.com The Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service of Sheldon in charge of funeral arrangements for Kenny Poppema.

Alma Emma Adele Maass

Alma Emma Adele Maass, 92 years old, of Remsen, IA, died Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society in LeMars, IA. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church LCMS in Remsen with Pastor Duane Miesner officiating. Burial will follow in the Remsen Community Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. all at the church in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences can be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Ramona R. Weenink

Ramona R. Weenink, 90 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at her home. Ramona's family will be having private services at a later date. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home of Akron, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Life Skills Training Center in Le Mars

Martin “Marty” Arens

Martin "Marty" Arens, 87, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018 at his home in Le Mars.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at All Saints Parish - St. Joseph's Catholic Church.  Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a 5:00 p.m. Knights of Columbus Rosary, and a 7:00 p.m. Scriptural Prayer Service all on Tuesday, April 3rd at St. Joseph's Church.  Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars.  Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars.  Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Raymond A. Waag

Raymond A. Waag, 79 of Akron, Iowa, passed away at his home in Akron on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Memorial Service will be 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 2, 2018 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

David “Dave” W. Robinson

David “Dave” W. Robinson, 58 of Kingsley, passed away, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at his residence in Kingsley. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 30, 2018 at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, Iowa. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, with 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.

Robin Powell

Robin Powell, 49 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will begin at 10:00 a.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Orlan Jacobs,

Orlan Jacobs, 85 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will follow in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery – Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa. Military Honors will be provided by Heeren- Mc Hale-Wilkens American Legion Post 724. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Marvin Cooper

Marvin Cooper, 80 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars. Burial will be at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, 2018 and will resume at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, all at the United Methodist Church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Helen Galles

Helen Galles, 73 years old, of Remsen, IA, died Friday, March 23, 2018 in Remsen. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with Rev. William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation with family present will be Monday from 4-7 p.m. with a parish rosary and vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Evelyn M. Woll

Evelyn M. Woll, 91, of Merrill, Iowa passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ellendale, Iowa. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 26, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Catholic, Ellendale. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the church prior to Mass. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Evelyn’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Alice L. Holgate

Alice L. Holgate, 54 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Memorial Service will be 4:00 p.m., Sunday, March 25, 2018 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Marlin W. Hoffman

Marlin W. Hoffman, 62, of Sioux City, Iowa, formerly of Westfield, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 19, 2018 at his home in Sioux City. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron. Burial will follow in the Westfield Township Cemetery, Westfield, Iowa. A reception will follow at Country Celebrations Event Center, 5606 Hamilton Blvd, Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be after 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 8:00 p.m., all at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com
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