Pearl Henke

Pearl Henke, 77, of Marcus, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at her home in Marcus surrounded by her family. Celebration of Life Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 21, 2024, at Rejoice! Community Church in Le Mars.  Pastor Mike Metten will officiate.  Burial will follow at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery in Marcus.  Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2024, at Rejoice! Community Church in Le Mars.  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 Funeral Home in Le Mars.  Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Jonathan Christopher Lauman

Jonathan Christopher Lauman, 57, of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, formerly of Marcus, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2024, at Unity Point Health in Sioux City, Iowa.   A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at Grace Methodist Church in Marcus, Iowa.   Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Cherokee, Iowa.   Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2024, at the Earnest – Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus.   The family will be present from 5-7 p.m.  There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the service on Saturday.  Expressions of sympathy may be directed through mauerjohnsonfh.com  

Betty L. Fuller

Betty L. Fuller, 84, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2024, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 21, 2024, at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Merrill, Iowa. Tom Munson will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2024, with the family present from 5-7 at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will also be one hour of visitation before the funeral at the church. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Donald Allaway Jr.

Donald Allaway Jr, 72 of Akron, Iowa, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2024, at his home in Akron surrounded by his family. Memorial Service will be 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 13, 2024 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa with Pastor Susan Juilfs officiating. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. and continue until the service time on Thursday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Leonard Plueger

Leonard Plueger, 85, of Le Mars, IA and Suwanee, GA, requested to enter Heaven’s gates on June 6, 2024, and God granted Leonard’s wish on June 8, 2024, during a short stay at Happy Siesta in Remsen IA. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at Christ Lutheran Church – Grant Township, rural Le Mars, Iowa.  Vicar Grace Baumgartel will officiate.  Burial with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 of Le Mars and the Heeren-McHale-Wilkens American Legion Post 724 will be in Christ Lutheran Cemetery.  Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 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 Wednesday at the church.  Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars.  Expressions of sympathy...

Dale Van Voorst

Dale Van Voorst, 77 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at his home in Le Mars. Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Garden in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Violet M. Reinholdt

Violet M. Reinholdt, 91 of Lawton, IA passed away, Saturday, June 1, 2024. Funeral services will be held 12:00 p.m. Friday June 7, at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. A committal service will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 7 at Banner Township Cemetery, Lawton, IA.

Nicholas Freymann

Nicholas Freymann, 82, of Sioux City, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at Whispering Creek Senior Living in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at All Saints Catholic Parish - St. Joseph Church in Le Mars.  Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass.  Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars.  There will be a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.  Visitation will resume from 10:00 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.

Kathi Butcher

Kathi Butcher, 73, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 24, 2024, at Accura Healthcare of Le Mars. Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at the Le Mars Bible Church in Le Mars.  Pastor Fred Gums will officiate.  Burial will be at a later date. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 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.

John Lucken

John Lucken, 84, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2024, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron. Reverend Eric Alm will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron. Visitation and refreshments will be in the church basement immediately following the services. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Bernard ‘Ben’ Erdmann

Bernard ‘Ben’ Erdmann, 90 of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2024. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 31, 2024 at All Saints Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars. Burial with military honors will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 5:00 p.m. and Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all on Thursday, May 30, 2024 at All Saints Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service on Friday. Arrangements are with Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Harriett Boehm

Harriett Boehm, 88, of Merrill, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at St. John Lutheran Church in Merrill, Iowa. Pastor Tom Munson will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill, Iowa.  Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday 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.

Patricia Kots

Patricia Kots, 77 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at Accura HealthCare in Le Mars, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at All Saints Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars with Father Doug Klein officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the church on Tuesday. 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, memorials are preferred to Hospice of the Midwest.  

Patricia Hunter

Patricia Hunter, 68, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Friday, January 19, 2024, at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars following a brief battle with lung cancer. A Celebration of Life on Saturday, May 25, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars.  Graveside service will be at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Douglas John Niehus

 Douglas John Niehus, 56, of Le Mars, IA died on Monday, May 6, 2024, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen after a brief illness. A celebration of Doug’s life and Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. The family will host a luncheon after the services. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2024, with a scriptural prayer service at 6 p.m. at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will also be one hour of visitation before the Mass on Saturday morning.   The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home is assisting Doug’s family with arrangements.    Expressions of sympathy may be directed through mauerjohnsonfh.com.   Attendee panel closed

Izaac Michael Herbst

Izaac Michael Herbst, 24, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2024, at his home.   Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at All Saints Catholic Parish, St. Joseph Church in Le Mars.   Father Doug Klein will celebrate Mass.   Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars.   Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at St. Joseph Church.   There will be a Rosary at 4:00 p.m. followed by a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.   There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to Mass on Thursday. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Izaac’s family with arrangements.   Expressions of sympathy may be directed through mauerjohnsonfh.com Attendee panel closed

Donald Bernard Muecke

Donald Bernard Muecke, 76, of rural Hinton, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at Kingsley Specialty Care.   Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars, Iowa.   Rev. Timothy Geitz will officiate.   Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars.   Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 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 directed through mauerjohnsonfh.com

David “Rocky” Bunjes

David “Rocky” Bunjes, 73, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2024, at his home in Le Mars surrounded by his family. A Scriptural Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Father Douglas Klein will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 of Le Mars. Burial will be at a later date at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2024, 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.rexwinkefh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Rocky's name to the June E. Nylen Cancer Center in Sioux City, in care of the family.

Lois Heeren

Lois Heeren, 92 of Akron, Iowa passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2024 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron with Pastor Susan Juilfs officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family will begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue until the service time at the church on Saturday. Arrangements are with Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

David Klemme

David Klemme, 72 of Akron, IA, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2024 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. A time of Memory Sharing will be at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa.  Burial will be at a later date at Riverside Cemetery in Akron.  Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at the funeral home.  Friends and family are encouraged to wear their favorite Iowa Hawkeye apparel.  Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron.  Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lie of flowers, donations can be made to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.

Joan Wiese

Joan Wiese, 81, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, May 6, 2024, at Kingsley Nursing and Rehab in Kingsley, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2024, at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars.  Reverend Timothy Geitz and Reverend Steven Stoll will officiate.  Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City, Iowa.  Visitation with the family present will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time and following the service during a time of lunch and fellowship, all 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.

Donald (Ody) Joseph Overman

Donald (Ody) Joseph Overman of Rochester, MN passed away at the age of 74 on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. In true Ody fashion, we will celebrate his love for life with a party! Please join us from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at Willow Creek Golf Course. The Wasmer American Legion will provide Military Honors at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday at the golf course. In lieu of flowers, please direct all memorials to your favorite Hospice, the American Parkinson Disease Association (Minnesota Chapter - PO Box 4425, St. Paul, MN, 55104) or the Lewy Body Dementia Association (912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047). If memorials are sent to the family, please indicate which association you prefer and it will be forwarded in memory of Don.

SD Tataichy

SD Tataichy, 2 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2024. Funeral Service will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2024 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars with Father Bruce Lawler officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 11:00 a.m. and will continue until the service time on Saturday, May 11 at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Jerry Dean Strain

Jerry Dean Strain, 87, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City, Iowa. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Military honors will be conducted by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion and the American Legion Riders. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through mauerjohnsonfh.com

Kenneth A. Hoss

Kenneth A. Hoss, 88, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away at his home on Thursday, May 2, 2024. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Rev. Doug Klein will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., followed by a Knights of Columbus Rosary, all at the church. The Mauer Johnson Funeral Home is assisting Ken's family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Barry William McDougall

Barry William McDougall, 74, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2024, at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2024, at the The Methodist Church of Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2024, 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. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through mauerjohnsonfh.com

Ervin John Ahlers

Ervin John Ahlers, 91, passed away on April 25, 2024, at Heartland Care Center in Marcus, Iowa, surrounded by family. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, IA with Rev. Timothy Pick officiating and Deacon Doug Heeren assisting. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen. 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 PM. Monday, there will be a Knights of Columbus, Catholic Order of Foresters rosary, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Chalice Presentation and vigil prayer service at 5 PM at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume from 9:30-10:15 AM on Tuesday at the church. Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. www.fischfh.com

Judith Ann Letsche

 Judith Ann Letsche, 79, of rural Marcus, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at a Sioux Falls hospital with her family at her side. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Remsen, Iowa.   Rev. Alan Cummins will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Marcus Amherst Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at the Earnest – Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus.   The family will be present from 5-7 p.m.  There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the service on Wednesday.   Expressions of sympathy may be directed through mauerjohnsonfh.com

Jean Bertram

Jean Bertram, 81, of Ireton, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at Hillcrest Health Care Services in Hawarden, Iowa. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 2, 2024, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ireton with Rev. Michael Boothby officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ireton. Visitation with the family will begin at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. The Porter Funeral Home in Ireton is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com. The funeral service will be taped and then available on the church Website page, Facebook page, and YouTube page. The family prefers memorials be directed to Orange City Area Hospice or to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.

Eugene Kipp

Eugene Kipp, 89 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at his home in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at All Saints Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars with Reverend Doug Klein officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. with a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. followed immediately by a Knights of Columbus Rosary all on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at All Saints Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars. Arrangements are with Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Le Mars.  Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Raymond Hoops

Raymond Hoops, 94, of Hawarden, Iowa, formerly of rural Ireton, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at the Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa.  Pastor Trish Underberg from St. John Lutheran Church - Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa, will officiate.  Burial with military honors provided by the Heeren-McHale-Wilkens American Legion Post 724 of Brunsville will be at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in Akron.  Visitation with the family present will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home and following the services during a time of lunch and fellowship at the funeral home.  Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron.  Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Joyce E. Harrison

Joyce E. Harrison, 89 of Sioux City, IA formerly of Kingsley, IA passed away Monday April 22, 2024. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2024 at Rohde Funeral Home, Kingsley, IA. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation beings Sunday at 5:00 p.m. and there will a time of sharing memories of Joyce at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Lois Kauffman

Lois Kauffman, 84, of Remsen, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Monday, April 22, 2024, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Private family graveside services will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Marcus, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Dr. Ruth Shay

Dr. Ruth Shay, 74, of Fort Collins, Colorado, passed away unexpectedly on April, 6, 2024, in Fort Collins. Memorial Service will be 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 25, 2024 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation with the family will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. A Private family burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Sioux City, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Colin Ross Conrad Collmann

Colin Ross Conrad Collmann, 93, of rural Ireton, IA, died Monday, January 29, 2024 at the home of his daughter in Ottumwa. Celebration of Life will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa.  Military Honors will be provided by the Heeren-McHale-Wilkens American Legion Post 724 of Brunsville, Iowa.  Visitation with the family present will follow 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.

Dennis Elroy Heimgartner

Dennis Elroy Heimgartner, 73, of Mesa, Arizona, formerly of Hinton, Iowa, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2023, at his home in Mesa, surrounded by his children. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton. Pastor Russ Senstad will officiate. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa is assisting Dennis' family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family through mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Ramona “Mona” A. Plendl

Ramona “Mona” A. Plendl, 83 of Kingsley passed away Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Kingsley Specialty Care, Kingsley. Funeral services will be held 10:30 Friday, April 26 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kingsley with burial at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Kingsley. Visitation will Thursday, 5:00 — 7:00pm, with a Scripture service at 6:00 p.m., and a Rosary being said at 4:00 p.m. all at the funeral home

Ann Dunne

Ann Dunne, 72 of Kingsley passed away Thursday, April 18, 2024 at MercyOne Hospital in Sioux City, IA. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 25, 2024 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley. Burial will at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Kingsley. Visitation will be Wednesday, 5:00 — 7:00 p.m. with a Scripture service at 6:00 p.m. and a Rosary being said at 4:00 p.m. all at St. Michael Catholic Church. Rohde Funeral Home is handling funeral arrangements.

Clifford M. Porsch

Clifford M. Porsch, 85 of Kingsley, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at Floyd House in Sergeant Bluff, IA. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 23 at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, IA. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery with military rites conducted by U.S. Army and American Legion Post 140 of Kingsley. Visitation begins at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Rohde Funeral Home, Kingsley, IA is handling arrangements.

James “Bob” Griffith

James “Bob” Griffith, 94 of Kingsley passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at Kingsley Specialty Care, Kingsley, IA. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 22 at Rohde Funeral Home, Kingsley. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery with a military graveside service conducted by the U.S. Army and American Legion Nash Post 140 of Kingsley. Visitation begins at 9:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Gerald Joseph Vaske

Gerald Joseph Vaske, age 79 of Remsen, IA passed away on Monday April 15, 2024 at Mercy One Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM Friday, April 19, 2024 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, IA with Rev. Timothy Pick officiating and Deacon Doug Heeren assisting. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen. 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 PM. Thursday, there will be a Knights of Columbus Catholic Order of Foresters rosary and vigil prayer service at 5 PM all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume from 9:30-10:15 AM on Friday at the church. Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen www.fischfh.com

Vernon L. Ohlendorf

Vernon L. Ohlendorf, 92 of Loveland, Colorado formerly of Kingsley, IA passed away January 11, 2024.  A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 13 at Rohde Funeral Home, Kingsley, IA.  Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery.  Visitation begins 9:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Attendee panel closed

Betty Athens

Betty Athens, 90, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2024, at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Reverend Chris Meier from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars will officiate. Burial will be at a later date at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars.  Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Prayer Service at 6:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.  

Karen Calsbeek

Remembered as a loving and compassionate wife, mother, and grandmother, Karen Calsbeek was reunited with God and her beloved husband on Sunday, April 7, 2024. She will forever be cherished and missed by many. Funeral Service will be 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 11, 2024 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday and will continue until the service time. A private family burial will be held at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Gene Waag

Gene Waag, 84 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2024, at the Akron Care Center in Akron Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 5, 2024, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron, Iowa. Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 4, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa.  Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Jane Vander Well

Jane Vander Well, 89, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2024 in Le Mars after a brief illness. Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2024 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Garden in Le Mars. Visitation will be Friday, April 5, 2024 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. with family present beginning at 5:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Jane's name to the Wasmer American Legion Auxiliary in Le Mars.

Laura Nelson

Laura Nelson, 64, of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away on March 24, 2024. Visitation with the family present will be held from 5-7 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m., all on Thursday evening, March 28th, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home (107 12th St SE, Le Mars, IA 51031). Laura was a lifelong animal lover. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations  to the Wet Nose Rescue (1331 Hawkeye Ave SW, Le Mars, IA 51031).

Frank Vanden Bosch

Frank Vanden Bosch, 90, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Accura Healthcare in Le Mars. A Graveside Service will take place on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Sioux Center, Iowa. Rev. Brian Hofman of the Calvin Christian Reformed Church in Le Mars will officiate. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Frank’s family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through mauerjohnsonfh.com

Gary “Skip” Schipper

Mr. Gary “Skip” Schipper, age 68, of Hospers, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024, at his home. A private family memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 26, with the Rev. Milton Sikkema officiating. All those who would like to gather with the family are welcome to join them for a meal and celebration of his life on Tuesday, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Hospers Community Center in Hospers. The Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers is in charge of arrangements. Memorials will be given to the Special Olympics and the Special Youth Challenge. You are invited to leave a message of condolence, print a memorial folder, and view a tribute video

David Rozell

David Rozell, 73 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2024 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 22, 2024 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron with Pastor Eric Alm officiating. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home. A private family burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.
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