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.

Leander F. Konz

Leander F. Konz, 95, of Remsen, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday Jan. 2, 2019 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus with Father William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. 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. Friday at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. 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 9-10am Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

Robert ‘Bob’ Kewley

Robert ‘Bob’ Kewley, 91, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Reverend Tim Geitz will officiate. Burial with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 of Le Mars will be at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with 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 in Bob's name to Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars.

Robert T. Langel

Robert T. Langel, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars.  Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish- St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars with military honors provided by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday at St. Joseph Church. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

John Gary Ohm

Mr. John Gary Ohm, age 78, of Orange City, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. There will be a funeral mass on Saturday, December 29, at 11:00am, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton. The Rev. Fr. Dan Greving will officiate. Interment will follow a lunch, at 2:00pm, at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Struble. A rosary and prayer service will be on Friday, at 4:00pm, at the CHURCH. Visitation with the family will follow from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, also at the CHURCH. Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Harry McKown

Harry McKown, 72, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2018 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial with military honors provided by the American Legion Wasmer Post 241 of Le Mars will be at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 3:00 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Parish Rosary at 4:00 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. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Curt A. Kohler

Curt A. Kohler, 58 years old, of Ames, IA, formerly Le Mars and Remsen, IA passed away unexpectedly Saturday, December 22nd in Ottertail, MN. Service will be 10:30 am Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, with Father William McCarthy Officiating. Casual visitation with family present will be Wednesday from 5-7pm at the Funeral Home. Visitation will resume one hour before the service on Thursday. The family requests you dress in your favorite team attire. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

Marjorie Willer

Marjorie Willer, 88, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Adaville United Methodist Church, rural Merrill, Iowa. Reverend Merrill Muller will officiate. Burial will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, rural Merrill. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday 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 Marjorie’s name to the Adaville United Methodist Church and/or the Akron Care Center.

David “Bud” Jerome Klingensmith

David “Bud” Jerome Klingensmith, 91, of Kingsley, entered eternal rest surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at his residence. A visitation will be held Saturday, December 29, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. with the family present during this time, and a prayer service at 3:30 p.m. followed by military rites conducted by American Legion Nash Post 140 of Kingsley, IA all at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Marian Frances Baker

Marian Frances Baker, 97, of Le Mars, Iowa, formerly of Merrill, Iowa, passed away on Friday, December 21, 2018 at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars.  Funeral services will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church in Merrill. Pastor Elizabeth Lippke will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. Visitation with the family present will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Marian’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Steven Stoos,

Steven Stoos, 62 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 29, 2018 at All Saints Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Le Mars Fire Rescue.

Harold Binneboese

Harold Binneboese, 90, of Le Mars, Iowa, formerly of rural Hinton, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, Iowa. Reverend Steven Stoll will officiate. Burial will follow in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26, 2108 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present after 5:00 p.m. and there will be 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.

Gene Ruisch

Eugene John Ruisch, 84, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 24, 2018 at Rejoice! Community Church in Le Mars. Pastor Mike Metten and Pastor Kelli Glasgo will officiate. Private family burial will follow at a later date at Resthaven Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Rejoice! Community Church with the family present from 5-7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church on Monday prior to the service. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Gene’s family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com       Gene Ruisch, 84, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Floyd Valley Healthcare...

Eugene ‘Gene’ Guenther

Eugene ‘Gene’ Guenther, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 20, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars, Iowa.  Reverend Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate.  Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill, Iowa.  Visitation with the family present will be on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars.  There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.  Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Thursday 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.  

Timothy K. Orban

Timothy K. Orban, 45 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly at his parent's home on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Memorial Service will be at 6:30 p.m., Monday, December 17, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars with Reverend Bruce Lawler officiating. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m., Monday at the funeral home and will continue until the time of the service. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Ruth Clare Morrissey

Ruth Clare Morrissey, 92, of Le Mars, Iowa, formerly of rural Kingsley, IA, was united in heaven with her husband Bob on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Park Place Estates in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 10, 2018 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass with other priests in the Sioux City Diocese concelebrating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery – Neptune, rural Hinton, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be Catholic Daughters of the Americas Rosary at 4:30 p.m. and a Scriptural 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...

Maxine Anderson

Maxine Anderson, 94 of Akron, Iowa, passed away at her home on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the church. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Jerry Meister,

Jerry Meister, 79, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Reverend Tim Geitz will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present at 5:00 p.m. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Elrane Kay McMillan,

Elrane Kay McMillan, 68, of Le Mars, Iowa passed on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars, Iowa. A Visitation will be held Friday December 7, 2018 from 2-7 pm with family present from 5-7 pm at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars, IA. A Celebration of Life for Elrane will be held in Audubon, Iowa at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be shared through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

James Nicholas Ruden

James Nicholas Ruden, 77, of Marcus, Iowa, died on December 3, 2018, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus with Father William McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow in the Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus. Graveside military honors will be conducted by American Legion F.I. Goodburn Post #517. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, there will be a vigil prayer service and Knights of Columbus rosary at 5 p.m. all at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Visitation will resume 1 hour before the service on Friday at the church. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

Mary Meister

Mary Meister, 65, of LeMars, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in LeMars, IA. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2018 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Burial will be in Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. with the family present during this time at the Rohde Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Fern Detloff

Fern Detloff, 97, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars. Reverend Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Alvin Miller

Alvin Miller, 81, of Le Mars, Iowa passed on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Rev. Timothy Geitz will officiate. Burial will follow at Christ Lutheran Cemetery (Grant Township), rural Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 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 Thursday. Expressions of sympathy may be shared through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com      

Daryl Siebens

Daryl Siebens, 81, of Sioux City, Iowa and formerly of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at his home. Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Burial will be prior to funeral service at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the church. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Hospice of Siouxland or Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron

Elmer Renken

Elmer Renken, 85, of Le Mars, Iowa, formerly of rural Ireton, Iowa, passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 at his home in Le Mars surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church – Grant Township, rural Le Mars, Iowa. Reverend Shawn Brooks will officiate. Burial with military honors provided by the Heeren- McHale-Wilkens American Legion Post 724 of Brunsville, Iowa will be in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on 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.

Helen E. Downey

Helen E. Downey, 93, of Pierson, IA, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Floyd Valley Hospital in LeMars, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 3, 2018 at Meadow Star Methodist Church, rural Pierson, IA. Burial will be Grand Meadow Cemetery, rural Washta, IA. Visitation will be Sunday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. with the family present during this time at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Lawrence Ervin Hanno

Lawrence Ervin Hanno, 75 of LeMars, IA, joined Jesus in heaven on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society in LeMars, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Oyens with Father William McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery in Oyens, IA. Graveside military honors will be conducted by American Legion Wasmer Post 241 of LeMars. Visitation with family present will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday. There will be a vigil prayer service at 3 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

Dean Strub

Dean Strub, 68, of Okoboji, died Sunday, November 25, 2018. A visitation will be on Friday, November 30th from 4:00 – 6:00pm at Spirit Life Fellowship Church. A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11:00am at Spirit Life Fellowship in Spirit Lake.  Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.      

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Beitelspacher,

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Beitelspacher, 82, of Brunsville, Iowa, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church – Grant Township, rural Le Mars, Iowa. Reverend Shawn Brooks will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Terry M. Nicoson

Terry M. Nicoson, 69 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018 at Unity Point Health - St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 29, 2018 at All Saints Parish - St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorials are preferred to Life Skills Training Center or Gospel Mission.

Milo C. Krogman

Milo C. Krogman, 90, of Kingsley, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 at Kingsley Speciality Care in Kingsley, IA. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 29, 2018 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kingsley, IA. Burial will be at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Kingsley, IA. A Rosary will be said at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, and visitation will be held Wednesday 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the family present during this time, and a scripture wake service at 7:00 p.m. all at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Martin Schreiner

Martin Schreiner, 87 years old, of Remsen and formerly of Maurice, IA, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 at Orange City Area Health System Hospital in Orange City, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 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. Sunday. There will be a parish rosary and vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.

Trevor Lang

Trevor Lang, 27, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, November 18, 2018 at his home in Le Mars. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 26, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church – Grant Township, rural Le Mars, Iowa.  Burial will follow in St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery in Brunsville, Iowa.  Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa.  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, Iowa.  Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Tyler Douvia

Tyler Douvia, 28, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 from injuries sustained in an airplane accident near Guthrie Center, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018 at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the church with a Scriptural Prayer service at 7 p.m. There will be also be one hour of visitation before the funeral at the church on Friday. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting the family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.      

Samantha Clark

Samantha “Sami” M. Clark, 15, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 from injuries sustained in an airplane accident near Guthrie Center, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018 at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the church with a Scriptural Prayer service at 7 p.m. There will be also be one hour of visitation before the funeral at the church on Friday. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting the family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.      

Patrick Kellen

Patrick Kellen, 36, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 from injuries sustained in an airplane accident near Guthrie Center, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018 at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the church with a Scriptural Prayer service at 7 p.m. There will be also be one hour of visitation before the funeral at the church on Friday. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting the family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.     Patrick Kellen, 36, of Le Mars died Friday November 9, 2018 following an airplane accident near Guthrie Center Iowa. Arrangements are pending with Mauer -...

Edward Ralph Anderson

Edward R. “Ed” Anderson, 49, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018 from a medical emergency and subsequent airplane accident near Guthrie Center, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars in Le Mars. Rev. Merrill Muller will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2018 with the family present from 5-7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.          

Armand Dean Roepke

Armand Dean Roepke, 78, of Kingsley, Iowa passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018 and went to meet Jesus and the love of his life, Sherry. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 12, 2018 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Pastor Ken Kraft will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the Johnson – Earnest 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 Monday prior to the funeral service. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Adam Cooper

Adam Cooper, 33, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at his home in Le Mars. Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 12, 2018 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home with Pastor Timothy Geitz officiating. Visitation with the family present will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 12, 2018 at the funeral home and will continue until the service time. In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorials are preferred. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.
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