Mavis M. Kuper,

Mavis M. Kuper, 91, of Le Mars passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Mavis’ family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Jordan B. “Bud” Paulin

Jordan B. “Bud” Paulin, 56, of Sioux City, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at his home following a brief illness.  A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Merrill Muller will officiate. Military honors conducted by the 185th Iowa Air National Guard will follow the service.  The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Jordan’s family with funeral arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Charles “Chuck” Driggs

Charles “Chuck” Driggs, 78, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 20, 2017 at Rexwinkel-Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Reverend Dr. Michel Lundula of the United Methodist Church in Le Mars will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 19, 2017 with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the funeral home. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Monday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Rose Elizabeth Nygard

Rose Elizabeth Nygard, 98, of George, Iowa, formerly of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center. Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Rexwinkel – Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Reverend Eric Alm of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron will officiate. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron, Iowa.

Darrel John Schroeder

Darrel John Schroeder, 85, of LeMars, IA died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars, Iowa. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday Feb. 16 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen, with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will be in Remsen’s St. Mary's Cemetery. Graveside military honors will be conducted by Wasmer Post 241 of LeMars, Post 3328 VFW and Post 220 American Legion both of Remsen. Visitation with family present from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, with a parish rosary at 5 p.m., a vigil prayer service at 7:00 p.m. all at the St Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Mr. Cornelius E. “Case” Van Zanten

Mr. Cornelius Van Zanten, age 93, of Orange City, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.  There will be a memorial service on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 11:00am, at the Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. John Klompien will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. There will be a prayer service on Friday, at 10:00am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City. Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Thursday, with the family present from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the funeral home. Arrangements are being completed by the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Steve Westhoff

Steve Westhoff, 55, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig, Iowa. Reverend Lil Johnston will officiate. Burial will follow in St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Craig. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, with a Prayer Service and time of Memory Sharing at 7:00 p.m., all at the church. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Wednesday the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Irene V. Ludwigs,

Irene V. Ludwigs, 91, of Akron, formerly of Le Mars, passed away February 10, 2017 at the Akron Care Center. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Tuesday February 14 at Mauer Johnson Funeral Home with family present from 6-8 pm and a prayer service at 7 pm. Funeral Services will be 10:30 am Wednesday February 15, 2017 at Le Mars United Methodist Church with Pastor Lundula officiating and burial at Resthaven Memory Gardens. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Irene’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Gary F. Frerichs

Gary F. Frerichs, 54, of Le Mars passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 16, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. James Church in Le Mars. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at St. James Catholic Church with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday at the church. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Gary’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Cheryl (Blackmore) Kinzie,

Cheryl (Blackmore) Kinzie, 59, of Sioux City, Iowa went peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City, Iowa. Memorial Service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Rexwinkel- Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Reverend Burt Burwell will officiate. Visitation with the family present will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Tuesday and following the service during a time of fellowship, all at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Joseph L. Sauer

Joseph L. Sauer, 84, of Le Mars passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at home, surrounded by family.  Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph’s Church in Le Mars.  Father Kevin Richter and Father Timothy Hogan will concelebrate Mass.  Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Granville, Iowa.  Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2017 at All Saints Catholic - St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Le Mars.  A Knights of Columbus Rosary will take place 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 prior to Mass on Wednesday.  The Mauer–Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Joe’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

De Lores Hoxsie

De Lores Hoxsie, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at her home.  A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Rejoice! Community Church in Le Mars.  Pastor Mike Metten will officiate.  Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday at the church.  The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting De Lores’ family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Robert and Myrna (Mert) Wittkop

Robert Wittkop, 89 of LeMars, IA, died on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in LeMars. Myrna (Mert) Wittkop, 86 of LeMars, IA, died on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in LeMars, after a hard fought battle with Alzheimer’s. Memorial mass for both will be Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, with Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation with family present will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 with a vigil prayer service at 7p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Norma Sheehan-Tentinger,

Norma Sheehan-Tentinger, 88, of Remsen, died Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Bavarian Meadows Assisted Living in Remsen. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen, with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in LeMars, Iowa after the luncheon. Visitation with family present will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, with a parish rosary at 5 followed immediately by a vigil prayer service at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, IA. Visitation will resume at 9:30 until service time Thursday at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.  

Arlene M. Lage,

Arlene M. Lage, 93, of Kingsley died Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Kingsley Speciality Care Center in Kingsley. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at First Luthern Church in Kingsley with Rev. Duane Miesner officiating.  Burial will be in Kingsley Cemetery in Kingsley.  Visitation with the family will be 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 7th.  Prayer service will follow at 7:00 p.m. at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. www.rohdefh.com  

Bernice Less

Bernice Less, 89, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 at the Akron Care Center in Akron, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars. Reverend Chris Meier will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, rural Merrill, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2017, with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at Rexwinkel-Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Linda F, Siple

Linda F, Siple, 69, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, February 3, 2017.  Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Timothy Geitz will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service scheduled at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Tuesday. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Linda’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Ronald Kallsen

Ronald Kallsen, 78, of Struble, Iowa passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 6, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Struble, Iowa. Reverend Gerald Feierfeil will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Struble. Visitation with the family present will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 3:00 p.m., all at the church. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Monday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Therese Marie Freking

Therese Marie Freking, 89, of LeMars, Iowa passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at Floyd Valley Hospital in LeMars, IA, as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday Feb. 2, 2017 at All Saints Parish-St. Joseph Catholic Church in LeMars with Rev. Kevin Richter officiating and Msgr. Kenneth Seifried, Rev. Richard Ball and Rev. Terry Roder concelebrating. Interment will follow at the Calvary Cemetery in LeMars. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. There will be a parish rosary at 5 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m., all at All Saints Parish-St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in LeMars. Visitation will resume Thursday morning from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Betty Lambert

Betty Lambert, 82 of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 30, 2017 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 2:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 5:30 p.m., all on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service on Monday. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron, Iowa.

Gerald “Jerry” Chapman

Gerald “Jerry” Chapman, 78, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017 at his home in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 27, 2017 at All Saints Parish – St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Reverend Mauro Sanchez will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Thursday, January 26, 2017, with a Parish Rosary at 5:00 p.m., and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at St. James Catholic Church. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Dale W. McCune,

Dale W. McCune, 97, of Kingsley, passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at Kingsley Specialty Care Center in Kingsley, Iowa. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa, with Rev. Ken Kraft officiating. Burial will be in Westfork Township Cemetery, Climbing Hill, Iowa. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday. The family request attire to be casual and comfortable. Condolences to the family may be directed to www.rohdefh.com.

Mrs. Gertrude Hoekstra

Mrs. Gertrude Hoekstra, age 91, of Maurice, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017 at Unity Point-Health in Sioux City. There will be a memorial service on Tuesday, January 24th at 11:00 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church in Orange City.  The Rev. Donald Daumer will officiate.  Internment will be prior to the service at the St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in rural Ireton.  There will be a prayer service on Tuesday, at 9:30 a.m. at the St. John's Lutheran Church in rural Ireton.  Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. on Monday, with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.  

Darlene Douvia

Darlene Douvia, 83 years old, of Remsen, IA, died Thursday, January 19, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, IA. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday Jan. 24, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with Father William McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, there will be a parish rosary at 5 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Adam B. Larson

Adam B. Larson, 28 of Kingsley, formerly of Chamberlain, SD, passed away, Monday January 16, 2017 unexpectedly in Fort Benning, Georgia. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus, Iowa, with Rev. Don Meyer officiating with military rites conducted at the church. Visitation will be Sunday, 4:00 – 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. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Kaye Kurth

Kaye Kurth, 74, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at her residence following an illness with cancer, surrounded by her family. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at All Saints Parish-St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitation with the family will be after 4 p.m. Sunday, with a parish rosary at 5 p.m. and a Scriptural prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the church. Visitation will resume 9:30 a.m. until service time Monday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Rexwinkel-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Brenda (Ludwigs) Sjovall

Brenda (Ludwigs) Sjovall, 42, of Beresford, South Dakota, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 after a 3 ½ year battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Beresford.  Rev. Greg Myrmoe will officiate.  Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Le Mars.  Visitation will begin on Sunday, January 22 at 2 p.m. with the family present from 4-8 and a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.  There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the service on Monday.  The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Brenda’s family with funeral arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Dr. C. Gordon Greene

Dr. C. Gordon Greene, 85, of Le Mars, Iowa went home to be with his lord on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City with his family by his side. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Le Mars. Pastor Jon Meredith will officiate. Burial with military honors conducted by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 will be in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Sunday, January 22, 2017 with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the church. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Monday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Rick Harpenau

Rick Harpenau, 51 years old, of Remsen, IA, died after a courageous 3 year battle with cancer Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Sioux City, IA. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday Jan. 17, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with Father William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation will be anytime after 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, there will be a parish rosary at 5 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. followed by a Knights of Columbus Rosary and 4th degree chalice presentation all at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen. Visitation will resume Tuesday morning from 9:30 until service time at the church. Services have been entrusted to FIsch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Father Robert Gralapp

Father Robert Gralapp, 78, of Carroll, Iowa and formerly of LeMars, died January 12, 2017 at Carroll, Iowa. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday January 18, 2017 at All Saints Parish-St. Joseph Catholic Church in LeMars with Bishop R. Walker Nickless officiating and principal concelebrants will be Rev. Kevin Richter, Rev. John Thomas with other priests of the Diocese of Sioux City concelebrating. Interment will follow at the Calvary Cemetery in LeMars. Visitation with family present will be 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, January 17, 2016, there will be a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. all at All Saints Parish-St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in LeMars. Visitation will resume Wednesday morning from 9:30 until service time at the church. Ervices have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Mervin “Mickey” J. Hobbs

Mervin “Mickey” J. Hobbs, 65, of Dexter, Michigan formerly of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly December 31, 2016. A visitation will be held Saturday, January 14, 2107 from 10:00 a.m. until noon with the family present at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery in Kingsley, Iowa, with Rev. Michael Stevens of Kingsley United Methodist Church officiating. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Howard Mathiasen,

Howard Mathiasen, 84, of Harlan passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at the Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn, Iowa. A time of visitation with Howard’s family will take place Thursday, January 12 from 5- 7 p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Harlan. There will be a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will resume at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. A Memorial Service will begin at 2:00 p.m. with burial to follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Military Honors will be conducted by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Lorraine Hatz

Lorraine Hatz, 97 years old, of Alton, IA, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2017, At Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City, IA. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton with Rev. Terry Roder officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton. Visitation with family present will be from 9 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.

Ronald E. Kluver

Ronald E. Kluver, 68, of Omaha, NE and formerly of Remsen, IA died unexpectedly Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE. Funeral will be held at 11 am Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, IA with Pastor Duane Meissner officiating. Burial will follow at the Remsen Community Cemetery in Remsen, IA. Visitation with family present will be from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Darrell L. Sitzmann

Darrell L. Sitzmann, 65, of Kingsley, passed away, Sunday, January 8, 2017 at his residence in Kingsley, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 12, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley, Iowa with Rev. Brad Pelzel officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, 4:00-7:00 p.m., with a rosary @ 5:00 p.m. , family will be present 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., and Scripture – Wake service at 7:00 p.m. all at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Duane E. White

Duane E. White, 88, of Kingsley, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. There will be no funeral service or visitation. Burial will be at a later date. Rohde Funeral Home is handling funeral arrangements.

Bertha Irene “Bobby” Lindstrom

Bertha Irene “Bobby” Lindstrom, 97, of Le Mars passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Nevada DeLapp will officiate. Burial will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017 at the Mauer –Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the funeral home on Saturday prior to the funeral service. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Sister Mary Clare Walling

Sister Mary Clare Walling, formerly of Le Mars, who passed away Sunday, January 1st at Omaha.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 4th at 4pm at Our Lady of Sorrows Chapel, 7400 Military Ave., with VIGIL SERVICE to follow at 7pm at the Chapel. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Thursday, January 5th at 10:30am at Our Lady of Sorrows Chapel. Interment, Our Lady of Sorrows Convent Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Servants of Mary. Heafey Hoffman Dworak Cutler Mortuaries and Creamatory is assisting with arrangements.  

Erlynne Hendricks

Funeral Service for Erlynne Hendricks, age 92, of Le. Mars Iowa, Formerly of Lake View and Lehigh Iowa will be 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Farber and Otteman Funeral Home of Sac City Iowa. Burial will follow in the Cedar Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 hour Prior to services at the Funeral Home Farber & Otteman Funeral Home of Sac City is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Hendricks Passed away Thursday at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars.

Margaret Posthuma

Margaret Posthuma, 103, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Margaret’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com        

Mina Koch

Mina Koch, 79, formerly of Pierson, Iowa, died Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Char Mac Assisted Living in Lawton. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Pierson with Pastor Gary Fridley officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Pierson. Visitation will take place 4 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2017 with Mina’s family present after 5:00 p.m. A prayer service will be at 7:00 p.m. all at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley.

Darlene Poulson

Darlene Poulson, 92, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Rexwinkel-Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Pastor Jan Christensen will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in Dunham Cemetery in Dunham, Kansas. Visitation with the family present will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time and following the service during a time of lunch and fellowship at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Charlotte March

Charlotte March, 81, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Memorial Service will be 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 30, 2016 at Rexwinkel- Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Arnold Kreber

Arnold Kreber, 98, of Alton died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 31, 2016 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton, with the Rev. Terry Roder officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Alton. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, with a parish rosary at 5 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. followed by a Knights of Columbus Rosary, all at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home and Monument in Remsen, Iowa. www.fischfh.com

James P. Tentinger

James P. Tentinger, 66 of Remsen passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016 at Floyd Valley Hospital in LeMars, IA, after a 3 year courageous battle with cancer. Memorial Mass will be 10:30 am Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, there will be a parish rosary at 5p.m., immediately followed by a vigil prayer service all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Edith Goodchild,

Edith Goodchild, 85, of Le Mars passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at her home near Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Le Mars. Rev. Jon Meredith will officiate. Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. in the Washington Cemetery, Havelock, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2016 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 service on Friday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Helen Anthony

Helen Anthony, 86, of New Ulm, Minnesota, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 30, 2016 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars. Reverend Kevin Richter will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016, with a Rosary at 5:00 p.m., and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at Rexwinkel-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Karen “Kay” Fiedler

Karen “Kay” Fiedler, 71, of Garretson, South Dakota, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2016 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.   A Memorial Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday prior to the funeral service. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com 

James Strub

James Strub, 87 of Merrill, Iowa, passed away on December 17, 2016 at Unity Point - St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 20, 2016 and will continue one hour prior to the service, all at the funeral home. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Darrell Bonderson

Darrell Bonderson, 85 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on December 17, 2016 at his home. Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars with Pastor Timothy Geitz officiating. Visitation with family present will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.
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