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

Roger C. Pitts

Roger C. Pitts, 64, long time Le Mars resident and businessman, passed away surrounded by family on Tuesday May 14, 2019, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church. There will be a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Knights of Columbus Rosary. 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.

Paul Francis Mai

Paul Francis Mai, age 63, of Alton, IA passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Oyens, IA with Father William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA at a later date. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Monday. There will be a rosary and a vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume 9-10 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Debra Puhl

Debra Puhl, 62, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at Mercy One in Sioux City, Iowa.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 16, 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. Visitation with the family present will be after 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. There will be a 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.

Clifford Johnson

Clifford Johnson, 85, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Memorial Service will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Rexwinkel- Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Reverend Eric Alm of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron will officiate. Inurnment with military honors provided by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron will be in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 12:30 p.m. until service time on Thursday at the funeral home. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexiwnkelfh.com. Memorials can be made in Clifford's name to the Wounded Warrior Project and/or the Midwest Honor Flight Program.    

Eva Brown

Eva Brown, 101, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at Accura HealthCare in Le Mars. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Adaville United Methodist Church, rural Merrill, Iowa. Reverend Merrill Muller will officiate. Burial will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, rural Merrill, Iowa. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present after 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. 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.

Wendell Wiersma

Wendell Wiersma, 75, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019 at his home in Le Mars. A time of Memory Sharing will be at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home on Friday. Private family burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon, Iowa. 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 in Wendell’s name to the Siouxland Humane Society.    

Marian Blackmore

Marian Blackmore, 89, of Merrill, Iowa, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church – Johnson Township, rural Merrill, Iowa. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present after 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. 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.

Darrell Reiter

Darrell Reiter, 84, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 6, 2019 at All Saints Parish - St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Dixie Oetken

Dixie Oetken, 86 of Brunsville, Iowa, passed away on May 1, 2019 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, Iowa. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 6, 2019 at Christ Lutheran Church, Grant Township, rural Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will be at Christ Lutheran Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Marlene M. Winterfeld

Marlene M. Winterfeld, 78, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Accura Healthcare in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 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. A private family funeral service with burial at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars will take place at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Phyllis E. Frisk

Phyllis E. Frisk, 94, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. A Celebration of Life Service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron. Inurnment of her ashes will be in Union Creek Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Saturday, May 4, 2019 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 to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron and/or the Akron Care Center.

Douglas Scott Martin

Douglas Scott Martin, 52 of Le Mars passed away Friday April 26, 2019 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars.  A Celebration of Doug’s Life will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Chris Meier will officiate. Burial will take place 2:30 p.m. at Arlington Township Cemetery in Moville, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. The family will be present from 6-8 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 Saturday. Doug’s family has entrusted the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home with the arrangements. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Maryellen Strub

Maryellen Strub, 95, of Merrill, Iowa, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019 at Accura HealthCare of Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2019 at All Saints Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Merrill. Visitation with the family present will be after 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Parish Rosary at 5:00 p.m. and a Scriptural 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, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. Memorials can be made in Maryellen’s name to Life Skills Training Center in Le Mars.

Ruth Dunham,

Ruth Dunham, 97, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Akron, IA, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Akron with Pastor Larry Nilson officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the church. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Arrangements are with Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home of Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Keith Selmer Bergerson

Keith Selmer Bergerson, 60, of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 in Knoxville, TN following a brief illness. A graveside service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars, Iowa. Military honors will be conducted by Wasmer Post # 241 of the American Legion. A time of visitation and sharing with his family will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Mauer Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Evelyn Weber

Evelyn Weber, 97, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 at Accura HealthCare of Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. Reverend Jan Christensen will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present at 5:00 p.m. with 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.

Robert Norfolk

Robert Norfolk, 68, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Father Jeff Norfolk and Father Bruce Lawler will concelebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will begin 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 Tuesday. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Robert’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Valeria Susan (Jungers) Streff

Valeria Susan (Jungers) Streff, age 90, of Alton, Iowa, died Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City, Iowa. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton with the Father Daniel Greving officiating and Deacon Dan Goebel assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton. Visitation with family present will be from 4-7p.m. at the church on Monday, there will be rosary and a vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at the church. Visitation will resume Tuesday one hour prior to the service at the church. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, Iowa. Condolences may be sent online at www.fischfh.com.

Barbara A. Prescott

Barbara A. Prescott, 65, of Marcus, Iowa passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Mercy One in Sioux City, Iowa. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus with Rev. Alan Cummins officiating. Burial will follow at Marcus-Amherst Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday and continue until service time at the church. The Earnest-Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

John E. “Buck” Thiel

John E. “Buck” Thiel, 83, of Remsen, IA, died Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Floyd Valley Healthcare Hospital in LeMars, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Oyens, IA with Father William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA. Graveside military honors will be conducted by V.F.W. Post 3328, American Legion Post 220 both of Remsen. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday. There will be a rosary by the Knights of Columbus, 4th degree Knights of Columbus chalice presentation and a vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume 9-10 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Lois Walker

Lois Walker, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Catholic Funeral Liturgy will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2019 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 Wednesday April 17, 2019 at Mauer – Johnson Funeral home with a Rosary at 4 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer service at 7 p.m.  There will also be one hour of visitation before the funeral at the church on Thursday.  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.

Russell Manfred Kranz

Russell Manfred Kranz, 86, of Kingsley, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Kingsley Specialty Care. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 am Thursday April 18, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley. Visitation will be from 2-7 pm Wednesday April 17, 2019 at the Johnson Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa with family present from 5-7 pm and a prayer service at 7. Visitation will continue at 9:30 am Thursday at the Church. The Johnson Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley is assisting Russells family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Kimberly Kleinhesselink

Mrs. Kimberly Kleinhesselink, age 57, of Alton, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. There will be a funeral service on Tuesday, April 16, at 10:00am, at the Alton Reformed Church in Alton. Mr. Verlyn Netten will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton. Visitation with the family will be on Monday, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City. Arrangements are being completed by the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Ruth Anderson

Ruth Anderson, 87 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 15, 2019 at Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home. Family will be present at the visitation starting at 5:00 p.m. and there will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Dale Robert Ames

Dale Robert Ames, 74, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Pastor Bruce Rapp will officiate. Burial will follow at a later date at the Marcus – Amherst Cemetery in Marcus, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present to greet friends from 5 – 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the funeral home prior to the service on Monday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Ruth Miller

Ruth Miller, 76 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019 at Unity Point – St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Dale Reichle

Dale Reichle, 73, of Le Mars, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019 at Accura Healthcare of Le Mars. Arrangements are pending at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Glen Hegstad

Mr. Glen Hegstad, age 92 of Orange City, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City. There will be a memorial service on Friday, April 12, at 1:30pm, at the Trinity Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Robert De Boer, the Rev. Dr. Brian Keepers, and the Rev. Gary Hegstad will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. There will be a family prayer service on Friday, at 12:30pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City. Visitation with the family will be on Thursday, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the funeral home. www.oolman.com

Warren R Hobbs

Warren R Hobbs, 94 ½, of Kingsley, died on April 7th, 2019 at his home. Services will be at 2:00pm on Tuesday, April 9th at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Kingsley with Bob Blair officiating. Visitation will be Monday evening from 6-8pm at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley. Condolences may be shared at www.rohdefh.com. Burial will be at Arlington Cemetery in Moville, with military rites conducted by American Legion Wink-Sparks Post #303, Moville and Nash Post #140, Kingsley.

John Hoss

John Hoss, 61, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at his home. A Celebration of Life Service will be at noon on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home. Rev. Chris Meier will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

James Auchstetter

James Auchstetter, 85, of Hospers, IA, died April 4, 2019 at Orange City Area Health System in Orange City, IA Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2019 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hospers, with Father Dan Greving officiating and Deacon Dan Goebel assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Hospers. Military honors will be conducted by Reuter Post 0423 American Legion of Hospers. Visitation with family present will be 3-7 p.m. Sunday. There will be a rosary by the Knights of Columbus and a vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hospers. Visitation will resume 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the church. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Margaret Arlene Reuter

Margaret Arlene Reuter, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 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. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Rosary at 4:00 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 Tuesday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Marion “Bud” Vander Laan

Mr. Marion “Bud” Vander Laan, age 98, of Orange City, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at the Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen. There will be a funeral service on Monday, April 8, at 2:00pm, 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 Sunday, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City. www.oolman.com  

Gayla Weiler

Gayla Weiler, 59 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a private burial at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Karolyn A. Freking

Karolyn A. Freking, 78, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 25, 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. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present to greet friends at 4:00 p.m. There will be a Rosary at 4:00 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to Mass on Monday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

William LeRoy “Big Boy” Schulz

William LeRoy “Big Boy” Schulz, 88, of Merrill, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars, Iowa. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Okitakoyi Michel Lundula of the United Methodist Church in Le Mars will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill with military honors conducted by Oleson – Halweg American Legion Post #125. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Victoria “Vickie” Ott

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

Wanda McCrill

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

Karl “Dutch” Schnepf

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

Harold Mobley, Jr.

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

Patricia “Pat” Montange

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

Gerald Sitzmann

Gerald Sitzmann, 82, of Le Mars, Iowa, formerly of rural Hinton, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at his home in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery – Neptune, rural Hinton, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. There will be a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Knights of Columbus Rosary. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Jerry D. Thoms

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

Louis A. Huewe

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

Henry A. “Hank” Ahlers

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

Scott Leader

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

Elvera Wilken

Elvera Wilken, 104, of Alcester, South Dakota, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Alcester Care and Rehab Center in Alcester, South Dakota. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Brule Creek Lutheran Church, rural Elk Point, South Dakota. Reverend Steve Martens will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Rita Ann Leinen

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

Germayne I. Johnson

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