Victoria “Vickie” Ott

Victoria “Vickie” Ott, 91, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Reverend Tim Geitz will officiate. Interment will be at 10:00 a.m. at the Remsen Cemetery in Remsen, Iowa. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present after 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. Memorials can be made to Grace Lutheran Church and/or Hospice of Siouxland.

Wanda McCrill

Wanda McCrill, 95, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron, Iowa. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Wanda’s name to the Akron Care Center, Wesley United Methodist Church, and/or Hospice of Siouxland.    

Karl “Dutch” Schnepf

Karl “Dutch” Schnepf, 83, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars following a brave battle with COPD. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars with military honors conducted by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a scripture service at 7:00 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

Harold Mobley, Jr.

Harold Rex Mobley, Jr., 75, of Pierson, formerly of Onawa, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Accura Health- Plymouth Manor Care Center. A graveside committal service will take place at 2:00 pm Monday March 11, 2019 at Graceland Cemetery, Blencoe, Iowa. A Celebration of Life will be held at 7:00 pm Tuesday April 16, 2019 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Visitation will be from 3:00-7:00 pm. The Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley is assisting Harold’s family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through  www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Patricia “Pat” Montange

Patricia “Pat” Montange, 77, of Kingsley, IA, passed Saturday, March 2, 2019 at a nursing home in Randolph, Nebraska. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 8, 2019 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kingsley. IA. Burial will be at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, with the family present during this time & a Scripture wake service at 7:00 p.m. all at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Also, there will be a Rosary said at 5:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Gerald Sitzmann

Gerald Sitzmann, 82, of Le Mars, Iowa, formerly of rural Hinton, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at his home in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery – Neptune, rural Hinton, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. There will be a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Knights of Columbus Rosary. 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, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Jerry D. Thoms

Jerry D. Thoms, 82 of Sioux City, Iowa and formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Unity Point - St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral Service will be 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Burial will be at Memorial Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Monday, March 4, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Louis A. Huewe

Louis A. Huewe, 87, of Remsen, IA, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Oyens, IA with Father William McCarthy officiating. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. on Thursday at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences can be sent on line at www.fischfh.com.

Henry A. “Hank” Ahlers

Henry A. “Hank” Ahlers, 96, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Acura Health (Plymouth Manor Care Center) in Le Mars, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Father Bruce Lawler will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March, 3, 2019 at St. Joseph Church. There will be a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 5:00 p.m. with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church on Monday prior to Mass. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Hank’s family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Scott Leader

Scott Leader, 31 of Orange City, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 4 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton, Iowa. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation with the family present will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton beginning at 2:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service and Rosary at 5:00 p.m. Arrangements are with Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers or gifts, please send donations to Hope Lodge in Rochester, MN or Memories for Kids in Omaha, NE.

Elvera Wilken

Elvera Wilken, 104, of Alcester, South Dakota, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Alcester Care and Rehab Center in Alcester, South Dakota. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Brule Creek Lutheran Church, rural Elk Point, South Dakota. Reverend Steve Martens will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 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.

Rita Ann Leinen

Rita Ann Leinen, 75, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Accura Healthcare in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Germayne I. Johnson

Germayne I. Johnson, 90, of Sutherland, Iowa, passed away Monday afternoon, February 25, 2019 in the Heartland Care Center in Marcus, Iowa. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 2nd, at 10:30 a.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee, Iowa. Pastor Jean Morse will officiate. Burial will be in the Cherokee Memory Gardens at a later date. There will be a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m. at the church on Saturday. Visitation will be on Friday from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. with the family present from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, Iowa. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com

Gary J. Galles

Gary J. Galles, 77, of Remsen, IA, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, IA surrounded by his children. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Oyens, IA with Father William McCarthy officiating and Father Andrew Galles concelebrating. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday. There will be a parish rosary and vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume from 9-10 a.m at the funeral home on Friday. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.  

Janice Irene Murray

Janice Irene Murray, 68 of rural Rock Branch, went to heaven to be with her eternal Father Thursday February 21 at Mercy Medical Center after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Rock Branch United Methodist Church of rural Correctionville, IA. Burial will be in Rock Branch – Fairfield Cemetery. Visitation is 5 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2019 with a Prayer service to follow at 7:00 p.m. at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. www.rohdefh.com

Jerry Anderson

Jerry Anderson, 71 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2019 at Hawarden Regional Healthcare. Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2019 with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Military honors will provided by Albert E. Hoschler American Legion Post #186. Burial at Grace Hill Cemetery in Hawarden will be at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Dolores Sitzmann

Dolores Sitzmann, 78, of Le Mars, Iowa, formerly of rural Hinton, Iowa, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 22, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Reverend Matthew Solyntjes will celebrate Mass. Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery – Neptune, rural Hinton, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be after 3:00 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church. There will be a Catholic Daughters of the Americas Rosary at 5:00 p.m. and a Scriptural 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, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Larry Radloff

Larry Radloff, 73, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at Mercy One in Sioux City, Iowa. Celebration of Life Service will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, February 22, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com  

Brian Heyman

Mr. Brian Heyman, age 60 of Alton, passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at the Orange City Area Health System. There will be a memorial service on Thursday, February 21, at 2:00pm, at the Alton Reformed Church. The Rev. Scott Bonestroo will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Nassau Township Cemetery near Alton. Visitation with the family will be the hour before the service on Thursday at the church. Arrangements are being completed by the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City. www.oolman.com

Wilma Mae Niven

Wilma Mae Niven, 88, of Elk Point, South Dakota, formerly of Jefferson, South Dakota, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point, S.D. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Rexwinkel- Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from noon until service time on Tuesday 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.

Larry Allen Smith

Larry Allen Smith, 74, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at his home. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars with military honors conducted immediately following. Private family burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 18, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation on Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the funeral service. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Berniece Breitbarth

Berniece Breitbarth, 100, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church – Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa. Reverend Shawn Brooks will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church – Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Richard “Dick” Bayles

Richard “Dick” Bayles, 85, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at Heritage Pointe Assisted Living in Omaha, Nebraska. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from noon 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.

David J. Ludwigs

David J. Ludwigs, 71, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Mercy One in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Susan Juilfs of Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron, Iowa will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2019 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. There will also be one hour of visitation on Friday at the funeral home prior to the funeral service. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Jimmie Wayne Crosgrove

Jimmie Wayne Crosgrove, 79, of Merrill, Iowa passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars, Iowa. A time of visitation and sharing will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service at 7:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Harold “Pete” Joseph Means

Harold “Pete” Joseph Means, 86, of Marcus, IA, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at his home in Marcus, IA with his family by his side. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus with Father William McCarthy officiating. Burial will be at Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus, IA. Military honors will be conducted by American Legion F.I. Goodburn Post #517 of Marcus. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday. There will be a rosary by the Knights of Columbus and vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the service on Monday at the church. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Donna Rae Lucken

Donna Rae Lucken, 83, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Countryside Health Care Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. Pastor Jan Christensen and Pastor Neil Peck will officiate. Burial will follow in Plymouth Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Le Mars. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2019 at 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 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. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to Life Skills Training Center, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, June E. Nylen Cancer Center,...

Charles L. Gardner

Charles L. Gardner, 73, of Kingsley, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at his residence in Kingsley, IA. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m. with the family present during this time at the funeral home. Burial will be at Banner Township Cemetery, Lawton, IA. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Eleanor V. Bouwman

Eleanor V. Bouwman, 87 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church E.L.C.A. in Akron with Pastor Susan Juilfs officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Patricia G. Wetrosky

Patricia G. Wetrosky, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. Rev. Janis Christensen will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2019 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

Michael Hemmelman,

Michael Hemmelman, 63 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Nye Legacy Nursing Home in Fremont, Nebraska. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in rural Merrill. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m., and there will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

James Robert Cave

James Robert Cave, 92, of Marcus, Iowa passed away at his home with his family at his side on Friday, February 1, 2019. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus, Iowa. Rev. Kevin Roop will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus – Amherst Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Peace Lutheran Church. The family will be present at 5:00 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 Tuesday. The Earnest – Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus is assisting James’ family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Linda Francksen

Linda Francksen, 75 of rural Merrill, Iowa, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019. Funeral Service will be 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Monday, February 4, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. Arrangements are with Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Partners for Patriots.

Ramonde “Monde” Zenor

Ramonde “Monde” Zenor, 81, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at her residence in Kingsley, Iowa.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 4, 2019 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kingsley, IA.  Burial will be at Banner Township Cemetery, Lawton, IA.  Visitation will be Sunday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with family present during this time and a Scripture Wake at 7:00 p.m. all at the Rohde Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Curtis Hansen

Curtis Duane Hansen, 90, of Le Mars, Iowa died on January 30, 2019 at Bickford Assisted Living in Sioux City, Iowa.  Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron, Iowa.  Burial at the Riverside Cemetery of Akron, Iowa.  Visitation will be on Monday, February 4, 2019 beginning at 5:00 p.m. with the family present at that time. A prayer service is scheduled at 7:00 p.m. all to be held at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars.   www.rexwinkelfh.com

Kirk A. Struve

Services for Kirk A. Struve, age 47 of rural Granville who passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. His funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina with Rev. Donald Erickson ~ officiating.  Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Germantown.  Visitation will be after 12 Noon until 6 P.M. with family present from 3 - 5 P.M. on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina. Arrangements are under the care of the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.

Carol Rae Pick

Carol Rae Pick, age 82, of Remsen, Iowa died January 26, 2019 surrounded by her family. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 at Christ Lutheran Church LCMS in Remsen, with Pastor Garret Kasper officiating.  Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the funeral on Wednesday at Christ Lutheran Church LCMS. Condolences maybe sent online to www.fischfh.com

Delores Stinton

Delores Stinton, 94, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present after 6:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday 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.

Louis Arens

Louis Arens, 67 years old of Remsen, Iowa, passed away on Friday Jan. 18, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at St. Mary’s High School Gym in Remsen with Father William McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA. 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 4-7 p.m. Tuesday. There will be a parish rosary and vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume Wednesday from 9-10 a.m. at the funeral home.

Lucille Lanning

Lucille Lanning, 81 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Prairie Estates Nursing Home in Elk Point, South Dakota after a short illness. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 26, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Akron with Pastor Larry Nilson officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are with Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home of Akron, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Jerome Hansen

Jerome Hansen, 89, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 at his home in Le Mars surrounded by his family. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars. Interment with military honors will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Catholic Order of Foresters Rosary at 5:00 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Ronald A. June

Ronald A. June, 71, of Merrill, Iowa passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Timothy Geitz will officiate. Burial with military honors will take place at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

David C. Pigg

David C. Pigg, 67, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa following a brief battle with cancer. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Chris Meier will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Wednesday. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Judy Arens

Judy Arens, 71, of Arnolds Park died Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Funeral service will be held Monday, January 14, 2019, 10:30AM at First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake. Burial will be Monday, January 14 at 2:00pm at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, Iowa. Visitation will be Sunday, January 13 from 3:00-5:00 pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake, in charge of arrangements for Judy Arens, 71 of Arnolds Park, Iowa.  

Evelyn Frances Saunders

Evelyn Frances Saunders, 90 of Milford, Iowa and formerly of Hinton, Iowa, entered her eternal home on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Spencer Hospital in Spencer, Iowa. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Hinton, Iowa with Reverend Steven Stoll officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Friday, January 11, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Rosalie L. (Nipp) Rasmussen

Rosalie L. (Nipp) Rasmussen, 75, of Homer, Nebraska, formerly of Merrill, Iowa passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Salem Lutheran Church (Hwys 35 & 110) in Dakota City, Nebraska. Pastor Gary Harris will officiate. Rosie’s family will receive visitors one hour prior to the service and again immediately following the service at a luncheon reception at the church. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Martin ‘Marty’ Huckle

Martin ‘Marty’ Huckle, 92, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at his home in Le Mars. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Father Matthew Solyntjes will officiate. Interment will be at a later date in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday and following the service during a time of lunch and fellowship 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.

Gerald “Jerry” Hodapp

Gerald “Jerry” Hodapp, 85, of Merrill, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, January 2, 2018 at his home in Merrill.   Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 10, 2018 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars.  Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass.  Military honors will be provided by the Oleson-Halweg American Legion Post 125 of Merrill.  Inurnment will be at a later date at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Merrill.  Visitation with the family present will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Thursday at the church.  Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars.  Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through  www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Opal Singer Hanke

Opal Singer Hanke, 93, of Remsen, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2019 at St. John’ Lutheran Church in Merrill, Iowa. Pastor Elizabeth Lippke will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Prayer Service at 5:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Monday 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.

Sibyl R. Campbell

Sibyl R. Campbell, 98 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the Akron Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 7, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron. Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be one hour prior to the service 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 Akron Care Center or the charity of your choice.
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