Patricia “Pat” Winter

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

Dorthena Vander Laan

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

Curtis H. Ross

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

Bonnie Josephine Ruden

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

Betty M. Swalve

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

Samuel “Sam” Philips

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

Virginia Merrigan Hartmann

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

Ryan J. Bubke

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

Ryan Michael Toel

Ryan Michael Toel, 37, of Struble, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 following injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 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 with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the church prior to the funeral service. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Robert “Bob” Lias

Robert “Bob” Lias, 87, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. He was wrapped in love with family by his side as he completed his journey home. it was a peaceful sight to behold. Visitation with the family present will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2019 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron. A funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Barb Joy officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron. Immediately following the funeral service, lunch and fellowship with the family will be in the church hall. Funeral arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Marie Heyman

Mrs. Marie Heyman, age 88, of Alton, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at the Orange City Area Health System. There will be a funeral service on Friday, July 5, at 1:30pm, at the Alton Reformed Church. The Rev. Scott Bonestroo will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the Nassau Township Cemetery near Alton. Visitation with the family will be on Friday, from 12:00noon to 1:00pm, at the church. Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City. https://www.oolman.com

Carl Palmquist

Carl Palmquist, 76, of Lawton, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 at a hospital in Omaha, NE. A memorial service will begin at 1:00 p.m. Monday. July 8, 2019 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Burial will be at a later date. There will be a visitation held Sunday, July 7, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the family present during this time at the Rohde Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent rohdefh.com.

Bonnie Waag

Bonnie Waag, 72 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron. Burial will be at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Frances “Fairy” L. Steffe

Frances “Fairy” L. Steffe, age 87 passed away at her home on June 16, 2019 in Gilbert, Arizona.  Memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley. The family will greet friends before and after the service. Those who wish can make donations in Fairy’s name to St.Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Arrangements are with Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley.

Howard W. Crouse

Services for Howard W. Crouse, age 80, of Paullina who passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon. His memorial service will be held at 4 P.M. on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Paullina American Legion. Private family burial will take place at Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina. Family visitation will be after the service at the Legion until 7 P.M. on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Arrangements are under the care of the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.

Richard Paulsen

Richard Paulsen, 64 of Granville, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019, at Accura Health Center in Le Mars, IA, after a more than 20 year battle with Parkinson’s. Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday July 8, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville, with the Father Daniel Greving officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be Sunday from 4-7p.m., with a parish rosary and vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at the church. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service on Monday. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen, Iowa. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

Lillian “Lil” Berkenpas

Lillian “Lil” Berkenpas, 99, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at Accura Healthcare of Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars. Reverend Chris Meier will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. 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 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

Rita Marie Krause

Rita Marie Krause, 98, of Kingsley, Iowa passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley. Rev. Jason Letsche will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the church. The Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley is assisting Rita’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com  

Janice Fern Stabe

Janice Fern Stabe, 82, of Merrill, Iowa passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, Iowa. Janice’s wish was to have a private family service. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Janice’s family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com  

Robert “Bob” Cyril Niehus

Robert “Bob” Cyril Niehus, 62 years old, of Remsen, IA, died Friday, June 21, 2019, at Floyd Valley Health Care in Le Mars, IA. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with Rev. William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation with family present will be from 4-7 p.m with a parish rosary and a vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. on Monday, all at the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, IA. Visitation will resume one hour prior to services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home and Monument. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

Leanna Jurgensen

Leanna Jurgensen, 90 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral Service will be 1:30 p.m., Monday, June 24, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will begin at noon on Monday at the church.  Arrangements are with Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Bonnie Lang

Bonnie Lang, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Park Place Estates in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church, L.C.M.S. in Le Mars. Reverend Tim Geitz will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 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. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Leonard Farnham

Leonard Farnham, 95 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019 at Accura HealthCare of Le Mars. Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Timothy L. Brownmiller

Timothy L. Brownmiller, 64, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019 at The United Methodist Church of Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Okitakoyi “Michel” Lundula will officiate. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present to greet friends 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 service on Friday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Lorraine Kreber

Lorraine Kreber, 96, of Alton,IA died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton, with the Father Daniel Greving officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Alton. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, with a parish rosary and a vigil prayer service at 5 p.m., all at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home and Monument in Remsen, Iowa. Condolences maybe sent online to www.fischfh.com

Donald A. Palmer

Donald A. Palmer, 83 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 21, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Struble, Iowa.  Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the funeral home.  Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family throughwww.rexwinkelfh.com.

Darold Lee Vanderham

Darold Lee Vanderham, 69, of Alcester, S.D., died Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Funeral Service will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 17, 2019 at Union Creek Lutheran Church, Union County, S.D. Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery and all are welcome to return to Union Creek after to share in a meal and, of course, share stories as we celebrate Darold’s life. Visitation with the family present will begin at 3:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Union Creek Lutheran Church. Arrangements are with Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home of Akron, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Marie Ellen Klein

Marie Ellen Klein, 84 of Alton, IA died Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars, IA. Mass of Christian burial will be Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. from St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton, IA with Father Daniel Greving officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Alton, IA.  Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. with a parish rosary and vigil prayer service at 5p.m. on Sunday at the Church. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service on Monday. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen, IA.  Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

Marlys (Seivert) Gramlow-Britton

Marlys (Seivert) Gramlow-Britton, age 78, of Remsen, Iowa, died Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. Funeral Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2019 at Fisch Funeral Home and Monument in Remsen, IA with Pastor Garret Kasper officiating. Burial will follow at the Roseland Cemetery in Sanborn, IA. Visitation with family present will be from 5-6p.m. on Sunday at Fisch Funeral Home and Monument. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the service on Monday. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

Reverend Richard Sebastian Ries

Reverend Richard Sebastian Ries, 82, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Pocahontas, Iowa. Bishop R. Walker Nickless will celebrate Mass with other Priests from the Sioux City Catholic Diocese concelebrating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Pocahontas. Visitation with the family present will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the church. There will be a Parish Rosary at 4:00 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 6:00 p.m. 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.

Leona Herzberg

Leona Herzberg, 95, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Accura Healthcare of Le Mars. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2019 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Johnson Township, rural Merrill, Iowa. Reverend Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:00 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.

Keith Branum,

Keith Branum, 88, of Merrill, Iowa passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019 at his home in Merrill. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Merrill First United Methodist Church of Merrill, Iowa.  Burial with military honors provide by Olson-Halweg American Legion Post #125 of Merrill will be at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill.  Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars.  Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Wendell Oltmanns

Wendell Oltmanns, 85, of Craig, Iowa, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 at his home near Craig. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig. Reverend Trish Underberg will officiate. Burial with military honors provided by the Heeren-McHale-Wilkens American Legion Post 724 of Brunsville will be St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Craig. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 12:30 p.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.

Rita Ostert

Rita Ostert, 93, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars. Reverend William McCarthy will celebrate Mass. Reverend Paul Eisele will concelebrate. Burial will follow in St. Catherine’s Catholic Cemetery in Oyens, Iowa. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home. The family will be present after 4:00 p.m. There will be Parish 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 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.

Phyllis M. Hanson

Phyllis M. Hanson, 87, of Merrill, Iowa, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Memorial Service will be 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Pastor Mike Metten of ReJoice! Community Church in Le Mars will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in Union Township Cemetery, rural Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 6:00 p.m. until service time on Tuesday 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.

Joseph M. Kass,

Joseph M. Kass, 99, of Marcus, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus, Iowa. Rev. David Doellinger will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Marcus. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Saturday. The Earnest – Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus is assisting Joe’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Ervin Zellmer

Ervin Zellmer, 88, of Kingsley passed Monday, June 3, 2019 at Kingsley Speciality Care, Kingsley, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moville, Iowa with Pastor Barb Spalding officiating. Burial will be in Arlington Township Cemetery, Moville, Iowa. Visitation will take place 5 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019 with a prayer services to follow at Rohde Funeral Home, Kingsley, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be done online at www.rohdefh.com.

William “Bill” H. Becker

William "Bill" H. Becker, 63, of Phoenix, AZ passed away November 30, 2018 at a hospital in Seattle, WA, after suffering from a heart attack.  A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019 at St. Michael Catholic Church, of Kingsley, Iowa, with Msgr. Duchaine officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery of Kingsley, Iowa.  Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley is handling the funeral arrangements. www.rohdefh.com

Beverly Wilkens

Beverly Wilkens, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa, formerly of Hawarden, Iowa, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Graveside service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2019 at Grace Hill Cemetery in Hawarden, Iowa. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Libbi Bendickson,

Libbi Bendickson, 4-month-old daughter of Brian and Alyssa Bendickson of Le Mars, passed away suddenly Friday, May 31, 2019 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars from SIDS. Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. Reverend Jan Christensen will officiate. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. Memorials can be made in Libbi’s name to Sleeping Angels Foundation, PO Box 165, Boone, IA 50036 or www.sleepingangelsfoundation.com.

Carol Lewison

Carol Lewison, 65, of Hawarden, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa and Akron, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 at Hawarden Regional Healthcare in Hawarden, Iowa. Memorial Service will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home. Visitation with the family present will begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Herb Caswell

Herb Caswell, 80, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 at Mercy One in Sioux City, Iowa. Celebration of Life Service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. Reverend Jan Christensen will officiate. Burial with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 of Le Mars will be in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Prayer Service at 5:00 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.

Lois M. Winquist

Lois M. Winquist, 92, of rural Alcester, SD, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Bethesda of Beresford. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 1 at Big Springs Baptist Church. Visitation will be 5-7PM Friday, May 31 at the church with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 PM. Memorials may be given in Lois’ name to Big Springs Cemetery Association. wassfuneralhome.com

Doris Haage

Doris Haage, 83, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A in Craig, Iowa. Reverend Trish Underberg, Reverend Charles Wolff, and Reverend Beverly Wolff will officiate. Burial will follow in St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Craig, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. 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. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Plymouth County Museum, Christian Needs Center, Akron Care...

Mariann Clara Harnack

Mariann Clara Harnack, 93 years old, of Remsen, IA, died Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society in LeMars, IA. Memorial service will be at 7p.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Burial will be at a later date in the Remsen Community Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be from 5-7 p.m. before the service on Wednesday, at the funeral home. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Helen L. Kehrberg

Helen L. Kehrberg, age 92, of Le Mars, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will be at Stanton Township Cemetery at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

James “Jim” Thelen

James “Jim” Thelen, 85, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass with Rev. Paul Eisele concelebrating. Burial with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 of Le Mars will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Parish Rosary. 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...

Robert J. Cronin

Robert J. Cronin, 96, of Oyens, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at his home in Oyens. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Oyens, Iowa. Reverend William McCarthy will celebrate Mass. Burial with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 of Le Mars will follow in St. Catherine Catholic Cemetery in Oyens. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Monday, May 27, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Knights of Columbus 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 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.

Harlan E. Hanson

Harlan E. Hanson, 86 of Merrill, Iowa, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Memorial Service will be 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Union Township, rural Le Mars, Iowa, at a later date.

Michael Francis Westergard

Michael Francis Westergard, 66, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present at 2:30 p.m. with a Rosary at 2:30 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 5:00 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
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