Morris S. Nissen

Morris S. Nissen, 72, of Kingsley passed away on Sunday November 19, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday November 25, 2017 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home with Pastor Rich Krosch officiating and interment at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday November 24, 2017 from 2-7 p.m. with family present from 5-7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Phyllis Ludwigs

Phyllis Ludwigs, 85, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron. Father Sunny Dominic will celebrate Mass with Deacon Richard Port assisting. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery, Akron. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Monday, November 20, 2017, with the family present after 5:30 p.m., and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Parish Rosary, all at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Arthur “Art” Wyckoff

Arthur “Art” Wyckoff, 91, of Kingsley, passed away, Monday, November 13, 2017 at Kingsley Speciality Care in Kingsley. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa, with military honors provided by United States Army. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date in Traverse City, Michigan.

Theresa Brent

Theresa Brent, 46, of Le Mars, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, Iowa surrounded by her family. A Celebration of Life Service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Le Mars Bible Church in Le Mars. Pastor Mike Hulinsky will officiate. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 17, 2017 with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the Le Mars Bible Church. 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 may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.  

Randy Rasmussen

Randy Rasmussen, 41 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Memorial Service will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. all on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Please wear red or ‘Nebraska’ gear to the Prayer Service on Wednesday evening. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron.  www.rexwinkelfh.com

Shirley Eilers Jacobsen

Shirley Elaine (Vanderham, Eilers) Jacobsen lived a full life of 91 plus years filled with family, friends and music. It was a good life, but not an easy one. Funeral services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars on Friday, November 17th at 10:30 a.m. with burial at the Ireton Pleasant Hill Cemetery. A luncheon will be served at St. John’s Church in Le Mars immediately following the ceremony. The grave site service in Ireton will follow the luncheon. The family will be gathering at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars on Thursday, November 16th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. with services at 7:00 p.m. Please join the family for an evening of memories and fellowship. They invite all of Shirley’s many friends and neighbors to stop by to say a final goodbye to a good friend and one strong lady. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to...

Joanne Sneller

Joanne Sneller, 90, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday November 10, 2017 at Calvin Christian Reformed Church in Le Mars with Rev. Dr. Nevada DeLapp officiating. . Interment will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday November 9, 2017 at Mauer Johnson Funeral Home with family present from 5-7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. The Mauer Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Joannes family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Francis A. Nilles

Francis A. Nilles, age 88 of Remsen, Iowa died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at Floyd Valley Hospital in LeMars, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 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. Graveside military honors will be conducted by American Legion Post 220 and V.F.W. Post 3328 of Remsen. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday. There will be a vigil prayer service and parish rosary at 5 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.

Samuel Eli Young

Samuel Eli Young, 30, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away at his home on Friday, October 27, 2017. Celebration of Life Services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. Rev. Janis Christensen will officiate. Burial service will take place at 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 5, 2017 the Murray Cemetery in Murray, Iowa conducted by Rev. Jill Carlson Flyr. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 3, 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. conducted by Rev. Dr. Okitakoyi Michel Lundula. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the service on Saturday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Mildred “Millie” Drake

Mildred “Millie” Drake, 98, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 3, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church – Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa. Reverend Lil Johnston will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017, with a 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 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.

Dora M. Singer

Dora M. Singer, 91, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Grace Lutheran Church, L.C.M.S. in Le Mars. Reverend Tim Geitz will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 31, 2017, with the family present after 5:00 p.m., and a 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 Wednesday 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.

Oliver Scott Kellen

Oliver Scott Kellen, infant son of Codie and Emily (Whitver) Kellen of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Private family services will be held. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. on Monday with Reverend Chris Meier of St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars officiating Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Marie S. Singer

Marie S. Singer, 97, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.  Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 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 will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at St. James Church. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Marie’s family with funeral arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com  

Dorothy R. Crowley

Dorothy R. Crowley, 90, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.  Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home. 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 Wednesday at the funeral home.  The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Dorothy’s family with funeral arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Amy Squibb

Amy Squibb, 40, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Accura Healthcare of Sioux City, Iowa following a courageous battle with cancer.   A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Chris Meier will officiate. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home with the family present from 5-7 p.m.  The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Amy’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through  www.mauerjohnsonfh.com  

Mary C. Sorgdrager

Mary C. Sorgdrager, 93, of Le Mars, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.  Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present at 5:00 p.m. with a 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 Monday at the funeral home. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Mary’s family with funeral arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com  

Patricia Hodgson

Patricia K. Hodgson, 87, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully, with her family at her side Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 30, 2017 at All Saints Parish, St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with Reverend Bruce Lawler celebrating.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitations will be anytime after 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Rexwinkel Funeral in Le Mars, where there will be a Parish rosary at 5:00 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.  Visitation will resume on Monday morning for one hour prior to the Mass at the Church. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.  

Patricia “Pat” Roberts

Patricia “Pat” Roberts, 63, of Sioux City, Iowa, formerly of Akron, Iowa, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at her home in Sioux City. Celebration of Life Service will be 4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Pastor Susan Juilfs will officiate. Visitation with the family present will be after 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the church with a time of memory sharing at 3:30 p.m. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials in Pat’s name to Hospice of Siouxland.

Allen Bradley Clay

Allen Bradley Clay, 34, of Sioux City, Iowa, formerly of Akron, Iowa died Sunday, October 22, 2017 in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2017 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Reverend Merrill Muller will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 12:00 p.m. until service time on Friday 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.

Orville R. Blackmore

Orville R. Blackmore, 87, of Merrill, Iowa passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funerals services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Merrill. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery in Merrill with military honors provided by the Oleson-Halweg American Legion Post 125 of Merrill. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, with a 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 Wednesday 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.

Bernard “Bernie” Gaumnitz

Bernard “Bernie” Gaumnitz, 57, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away unexpectedly Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Memorial Service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27, 2016 at the funeral home. Visitation will resume from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Mary Elizabeth Mai

Mary Elizabeth Mai, age 91 of Remsen, Iowa died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at Orange City Health System Hospital in Orange City, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 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. Tuesday, there will be a parish rosary and vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen.

John R. Vander Molen

  John R. Vander Molen, 88, of Remsen, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in LeMars, Iowa. Funeral Service will be 10:30 am Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, IA with hospice chaplain Marie Lykken officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA. Visitation with family present will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences can be sent online to www.fischfh.com

Joseph Allen Staab

Joseph Allen Staab, 55 of Remsen, IA passed away, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at his home near Remsen, IA after a year and a half battle with cancer. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 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 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, there will be a rosary by the Catholic Order of Foresters at 5p.m., and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.

Karen K. Jacobs

Karen K. Jacobs, 66, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will follow in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery – Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Edward Richardson

Edward Richardson, 66, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Merrill United Methodist Church in Merrill. Reverend Merrill Muller will officiate. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Barbara Eileen (Nemmers) Baack

Barbara Eileen (Nemmers) Baack, 82, of Le Mars, Iowa, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at her home in Le Mars surrounded by her loved ones. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Parish - St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Father Matthew Solyntjes will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 13, 2017 at St. Joseph Church. There will be a Parish Rosary at 5:30 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the church. 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.

Carol Albright

Carol Albright, 81, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Memorial Service will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars with Pastor Timothy Geitz officiating. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m, with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will be at St. Peter Cemetery in Brunsville, Iowa.  Arrangements are with Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com    

Debra “Debbie” Stoos

Debra "Debbie" Stoos, 64, of Omaha, NE, passed away June 14, 2017 at her residence. Memorial Service will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars, IA. Reverend Jan Christensen will officiate. Inurnment of her ashes will occur afterwards at the First Plymouth Presbyterian Church cemetery in rural Le Mars, IA. Visitation with the family present will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church and following the service during a time of lunch and fellowship. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Naomi Lippke

Naomi Lippke, 95, of Merrill, Iowa, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Le Mars. Reverend Dr. Michel Lundula will officiate. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Stanton Township Cemetery, rural Merrill, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday 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.

Valeria A. Bolton

Valeria A. Bolton, 86, of Kingsley passed away, Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in LeMars, Iowa. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 2, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa with Pastor Mike Stevens officiating. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the family present during this time at the Rohde Funeral Home, Kingsley, Iowa. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Ruth Malm

Ruth Malm, 88, of Kingsley, IA passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at her home with her family and Siouxland Hospice Care. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 29, 2017, at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, Iowa, with Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Burial will be at Arlington Township Cemetery in Moville, Iowa. Visitation will be Thursday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. 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. Condolences to the family may be made at www.rohdefh.com.

Susan Carol DeJong

Susan Carol DeJong, 70, of Jefferson, SD, formerly of Kingsley, IA, passed away on September 25, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA from complications due to multiple sclerosis. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa with Pastor Mike Stevens officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time with family present during this time. Online condolences may be made at www.rohdefh.com.

Michael “Mike” Gotto

Michael “Mike” Gotto, 65, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 29, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

John Frahm

John Frahm, 82, of Herman, Nebraska, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.  Funeral services will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Jackson – Peck American Legion Hall in Herman, Nebraska. Rev. Scott Frederickson, PhD. will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow at the Herman Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 28 at the Legion Hall. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting John’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Norma L. Schroeder

Norma L. Schroeder, 91 years old, of Remsen, IA died Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen, IA. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 29, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation with family present will be from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday,September 28, 2017. There will be a parish rosary and vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.

Mildred Kurtz

Mildred Kurtz, 96, of Kingsley, Iowa passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Bickford Assisted Living in West Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017 at the Kingsley United Methodist Church. Rev. Roger Madden will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. 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 Monday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Billy Lawrence

Billy Lawrence, 83, of Sioux City, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at Touchstone Healthcare Community. Memorial Service will be 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Reverend Dr. Jean Ziettlow of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars will officiate. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Diane Stabe

Diane Stabe, 79 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funeral Service will be at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 1:00-3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 23 at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Martha J. Vander Tuig

Martha J. Vander Tuig, 96, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate. Private family burial will take place at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 4 to 6 p.m. with a prayer service at 5:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the service on Monday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through  www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Jim Berens

Jim Berens, 91, of Kingsley, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Kingsley Specialty Care. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley, Iowa. Msgr. Mark Duchaine will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery with military honors provided by Nash Post #140 of the American Legion. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. The family will be present from 4-7 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 Wednesday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Richard “Rich” D. Nielsen

Richard “Rich” D. Nielsen, 74, of Kingsley passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at his residence in Kingsley, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 18, 2017, with Rev. Duane Miesner officiating at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Visitation will be Sunday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the family present during this time at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Donna Eilene Lyman

Donna Eilene Lyman, 75 of Le Mars, IA passed away September 14, 2017 at Brentwood Good Samaritan Village. Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am Tuesday September 19, 2017 at Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Monday September 18, 2017 at Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home, with family present from 5-8 pm and a prayer service at 7:00 pm. Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars in assisting Donna’s family with arrangements.

Walter J. Kern

Walter J. Kern, 80, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Unity Point Health-St. Lukes in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 18, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. James Church. Fr. Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the church. A rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m. with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. The family will be present to greet friends from 5-7 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Dorothea De Boer

Dorothea De Boer, 95, of Le Mars, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017 St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 3-5 p.m. with a prayer service at 4:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Monday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Joyce Begnoche

Joyce Begnoche, 85, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at her home near Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at All Saints Parish – St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars with Reverend Bruce Lawler officiating and Deacon Paul Gengler assisting. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Rexwinkel- Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars with a Parish Rosary at 5:00 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.  

DeLora A. Miller

DeLora A. Miller, 85, of Pierson,  passed away  Friday, September 8, 2017  at Correctionville Speciality Care in Correctionville, Iowa.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 14, at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa.  Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery in Kingsley, Iowa.  Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday with family present during this time at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley.  Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.  

Carl Westergard

Carl Westergard, 60 of Ireton, Iowa, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017 at Hawarden Regional Healthcare in Hawarden, Iowa.  Funeral Service will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, September 11, 2017 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa with Pastor Lil Johnston officiating. All are welcome to attend and are encouraged to wear bright colors as a celebration of his life. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Sunday, September 10, 2017 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 the American Heart Association. Arrangements are pending with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home of Akron.  

Wendell L. Johnson,

Wendell L. Johnson, 77, of Le Mars passed away Friday, September 08, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. A time of sharing and remembrance will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present to greet friends from 5-8 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.  

Bob Greear

Bob Greear, 92, formerly of Le Mars, passed away on August 21, 2017.  Bob retired from JC Penny after 35 years, managing stores in Indianapolis, Indiana, Danville, Illinois, St. Louis, Missiouri, Hammond, Indiana and Le Mars.  Bob was a past Exalted Ruler of Le Mars Elks Lodge 428.  He was married to Sarah Alice Arnold, and has one daughter, Lisa Brangwin of Le Mars.  A memorial service was held at Mount Olive Lutheran Church on Saturday, August 26, 2017.
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