Ruby L. Schlesser

Ruby L. Schlesser, 83, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Ruby’s family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Donald “Tony” Madden Jr.

Donald "Tony" Madden Jr., 68, of Merrill, Iowa, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Unity Point Health - St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church - Ellendale, rural Merrill, Iowa. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Masks and social distancing will be required. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 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 9:30 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the church. The Vigil Service and Mass will be uploaded to the Rexwinkel Funeral Home website following services. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of...

Joseph William Geary

Joseph William Geary, of Hinton, IA and Minnetonka, MN, age 83, passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 2, 2021 in Minnetonka, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 13, 2021 at All Saints Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Reverend Bruce Lawler will be officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Local arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Julie (Neuroth) Spieler

Julie (Neuroth) Spieler, 94, of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, formerly of Granville, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Beaver Dam. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville. Father Daniel Grieving will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The Mauer Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Julie's family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Ray Mohning

Ray Mohning, 87 of Kingsley, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Mesa, Arizona. A visitation will be held Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., with the family present during this time at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Online condolences can be sent to rohdefh.com.

Madonna Thelen

Madonna Thelen, 90 of Granville, Iowa, passed away on May 3, 2021. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 10, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville, Iowa with Reverend Daniel Greving officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Granville. Visitation with the family present will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the church on Monday. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Donna (Gotto) Hoffman

Donna (Gotto) Hoffman, 76, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at All Saints Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Social distancing and wearing a mask are required at the church. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars, Iowa. Visitation with the family will begin at 4:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., on Monday, May 3, 2021 all at Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Carol Kroksh

Carol Kroksh, 88, of Akron, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 3, 2021 at Adaville United Methodist Church, rural Merrill, Iowa. Pastor Lisa Millen will officiate. Private family burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, rural Merrill, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa. There will be a Prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Monday at the church. Masks and social distancing per CDC guidelines are requested. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa. Services will be uploaded to the funeral home website following services. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Geneva DeVos

Geneva DeVos, 79, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Floyd Valley Heathcare in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Rev. Chris Meier will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021 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 Friday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Mildred Baker

Mildred Baker, 100, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron. Neil Peck will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Thursday 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

Anthony Bohr

Anthony Bohr, 44, of Westfield, Iowa, passed away suddenly Thursday, April 15, 2021 at his home in Westfield. Memorial Service will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2021 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Westfield Township Cemetery in rural Westfield, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Gerald Hitzemann

Gerald Hitzemann, 67, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Friday, April 16, 2021 at Unity Point Health - St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. Abiding by his wishes, there will be no public services.  Private family burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery in Akron.  Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa.  Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Dennis Cadwell

Dennis Cadwell, 80 of Sarasota, Florida formerly of Kingsley, IA, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2021 at Kingsley Cemetery, Kingsley, IA. Rohde Funeral Home is assisting with funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Joan (Wulf) Roepke

Joan (Wulf) Roepke, 83, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021 at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa surrounded by her family, due to complications from Covid. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Michel Okitakoyi Lundula will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 5-7 p.m. at the Mauer- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 pm. Masks and social distancing per Covid protocol are requested. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Robert “Bob” Hagan

Robert “Bob” Hagan passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Kingsley Specialty Care, Kingsley, IA. A visitation will be held Wednesday, April 14 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the family present during this time followed by a Scripture service at 7:00 p.m. all at the Rohde Funeral Home, Kingsley, IA. The Scripture service will be live-streamed on the Rohde Funeral Home website. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021 at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Kingsley, IA. Military honors will be provided by U.S. Army and American Legion Post 140 of Kingsley, IA. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.  

Diann Lynn Hamann

Diann Lynn Hamann, 70, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at MercyOne in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Myrna J. Howard

Myrna J. Howard, 74, of Kingsley, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021 at MercyOne Hospital in Des Moines, IA. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 17, 2021 followed by fellowship at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Visitation will begin Friday at 5:00 p.m. with the family present until the time of prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at Rohde Funeral Home. Online condolences can be sent to rohdefh.com.

Gary J. Mouw

Gary J. Mouw, 76, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Unity Point Health in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at All Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Father Bruce Lawler will be the celebrant. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 12, 2021, with the family present from 4-7 p.m. A Rosary is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. and a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7 p.m., all at the church. The Mauer Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Gary's family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Bernard “Shorty” Thiel

Bernard “Shorty” Thiel, age 83, of Remsen, IA passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Floyd Valley Health Care in Le Mars, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, IA 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 VFW Post 3328 and American Legion Post 220 of Remsen. Visitation with family present will be 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday with a 5 p.m. rosary & prayer service at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent online at www.fischfh.com

Florence Ahlers

Florence Ahlers, age 95 of Granville, IA passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Monday, April 12, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville, IA, with Father Daniel Greving officiating and Deacon Dan Goebel assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Granville. Visitation with family present will be 1 hour before the funeral on Monday at the church, masks are required. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, IA. Condolences may be sent online and the funeral may be watched later at www.fischfh.com

Gayle Lilly

Gayle Lilly, 84, of Westfield, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Northern Hills Assisted Living in Sioux City.  Memorial Service will be 7:00 p.m., Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. and continue until service time at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Father Phil Dreckman S.J.

Father Phil Dreckman S.J., 92 years old of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, and formerly of Le Mars, passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2021. He was born in Le Mars on April 20, 1928, the second of seven children of Leo and Anna Dreckman. Fr. Phil Dreckman studied for the priesthood at Kenrich Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He was ordained to the priesthood of the Society of Jesus on June 12, 1962 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Memorial Mass in Le Mars will be held at the All-Saints Catholic Parish-St. Joseph Church on April 24th at 11:00 a.m. Mass and burial will be held on April 26, 2021 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Donna Lou Snyder

Donna Lou Snyder, age 82 of Remsen, IA, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars, IA. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, with Pastor Intern Renae Behrends officiating. Burial will follow at the Remsen Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be 4-6 p.m. on Monday, there will be a prayer service at 6 p.m. all at the funeral home. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences maybe sent online at www.fischfh.com

Ray Mohning

Ray Mohning, 87 of Kingsley, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Mesa, Arizona. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Online condolences can be sent to rohdefh.com.  

Shirlee Kramer

Shirlee Kramer, 94, of Kingsley, Iowa passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Kingsley Specialty Care. A graveside service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Kingsley Cemetery. Rev. Michael Stevens of the Kingsley United Methodist Church will officiate. The Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley is assisting Shirlee’s family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Tony L. Miller

Tony L. Miller, 68 of Pierson, passed Wednesday March 31, 2021 at Kingsley Specialty Care in Kingsley, IA. A visitation will be held Friday, April 2, 2021 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the family being present during this time at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Adelaide Meyer

Adelaide Meyer, 99, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021 ather home in Le Mars. Private family services will be held. Burial will be in the Timber Lake Cemetery in Timber Lake, South Dakota. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Darlene Clara Arens

Darlene Clara Arens, 92 years old, of Remsen, IA passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Sioux Falls, SD surrounded by her family. Memorial mass will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with Father William McCarthy officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting, masks will be required in church. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen. Keeping to social distancing guidelines, visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, there will be a parish rosary and vigil prayer service all at 5p.m. at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. If you are unable to attend, the funeral will be live-streamed at www.fischfh.com

William Cary Harp (Updated)

William Cary Harp, 56, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at the Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden, Iowa. A Celebration of Life Service will take place 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Rejoice! Community Church in Le Mars. Pastor Mike Metten will officiate. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday at the church. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Cary’s family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Justin Kelly

Justin Kelly, 44, of Oyens, Iowa passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, March 21, 2021. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Rejoice! Community Church in Le Mars. Pastor Mike Metten will officiate. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. on Monday with a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the church. There will also be one hour of visitation before the funeral service. The Mauer Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Justin's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com        

Gerald “Gary” Lohse

Gerald “Gary” Lohse, 79 of Pierson, IA, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at Kingsley Specialty Care in Kingsley, IA. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at later date. Rohde Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. www.rohdefh.com  

Kenny G. Conner

Kenny G. Conner, 77, of Moville, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Hospital in Sioux City, IA. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 2021 followed by lunch and fellowship at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA. Visitation will begin Saturday at 4:00 p.m. with the family present until the time of service. For those unable to attend the service it will be livestreamed on the funeral home website. Online condolences can be sent to rohdefh.com.

Amber Mae (Hensel) Boettcher,

Amber Mae (Hensel) Boettcher, 75 of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Accura HealthCare of Sioux City. A Memorial Service will be held 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 19, 2021 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home of Akron, Iowa (601 Torbert Blvd). Visitation with the family present will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

LaVonne Marie Kommes

LaVonne Marie Kommes, 84, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away peacefully Monday, March 15, 2021 surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2021 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass with Reverend Paul Eisele and Reverend Travis Crotty concelebrating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church. There will be a Parish Rosary at 6:45 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. Social distancing and wearing a mask will be required. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can...

Karen Taylor Mortensen

Karen Taylor-Mortensen, 73, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Plymouth Presbyterian Church, rural Le Mars, Iowa. Pastor Neil Peck will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 22, 2021 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Social distancing and wearing a mask will be required. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com. Memorial’s can be made in Karen’s name to the American Cancer Society.      

Sandy Kay Schmid

Sandy Kay Schmid age 74 of Remsen, IA, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Floyd Valley Health Care in LeMars, IA.  Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Christ Lutheran Church LCMS in Remsen, with Pastor Garret Kasper officiating.  Burial will follow at the Remsen Cemetery.  Visitation with family present, keeping to social distancing restrictions will be 4p.m. to 6:30p.m. Wednesday at Christ Lutheran Church LCMS with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.  Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the funeral on Thursday at the church.  If you are unable to attend you may send Condolences and watch the funeral online that will be posted after the funeral at www.fischfh.com

Jo Ann Collins Boggs

Jo Ann Collins Boggs, 86, of Kingsley, Iowa passed away March 7, 2021 at Correctional Specialty Care. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on March 20, 2021 at St. Michael Catholic Church with Msgr. Mark Duchaine officiating. Burial will be at Arlington Township cemetery in Moville, Iowa. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 19, 2021 with family present at this time. Scripture reading will follow the visitation at Rohde Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be directed to www.rohde.com.

Helen Henrich

Helen Henrich, 81, of rural Merrill, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 12, 2021 at Unity Point Health - St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at All Saints Catholic Parish - St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Reverend Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery - Ellendale, rural Merrill, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021 at All Saints Catholic Parish - St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. There will be a Scriptural Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Social distancing and wearing a mask will be required. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Services will be uploaded to the funeral...

Betty J. Murray

Betty J. Murray, 92 of Kingsley, IA, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 @ Kingsley Specialty Care in Kingsley. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 12, 2021 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley. Masks and social distancing will be required at the church. Burial will be St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery, Kingsley. Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley is handling funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com.

Laura E. Langel

Laura E. Langel, 87, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Mercy One in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 13, 2021 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 Friday, March 12, 2021 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a Rosary at 5:00 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 Saturday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com        

Jarold Dean Sorgdrager

Jarold Dean Sorgdrager, 83, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Accura Healthcare in Le Mars. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at New Life Baptist Church in Kingsley, Iowa. Pastor Ken Kraft will officiate. Visitation with the family will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the church. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Jarold’s family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com  

Leona Becker

Leona Becker, 84, of rural Seney, Iowa passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Accura Healthcare of Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at the Seney United Methodist Church in Seney, Iowa. Rev. Suzi Larson will officiate. Burial will follow at the Seney Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021 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 Tuesday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com          

Jane Tentinger Schmidt

Jane Tentinger Schmidt died on February 24th after a courageous battle with Lymphoma. She was born in Le Mars, Iowa on October 7, 1951, the second of eight children of Gordon and Maureen (Haag) Tentinger. She graduated from Gehlen Catholic School in Le Mars and received a BA in Special Education from the University of Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, March 1 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. Burial will be at a later date in Spirit Lake, Iowa, where Jane enjoyed spending summers. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be offered to the Spirit Lake Protective Association or the University of Iowa College of Education.  

Wilmer D. “Bud” Vreeman

Wilmer D. “Bud” Vreeman, 91, of Ireton, Iowa passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A celebration of his life will begin with public viewing starting at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 4th at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ireton. Visitation with the family will begin at 5:00 p.m. Thursday followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Bud’s funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with Rev. Michael Boothby officiating. Committal will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ireton with lunch at the Ireton Community Center. The Porter Funeral Home in Ireton is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com. The funeral service will be uploaded to the church website, stpaulsireton.blogspot.com later on Friday for viewing.

Judith E. Holmberg

Judith E. Holmberg, 70, of Lawton, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021 at Unity Point Health in Sioux City, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. Masks and social distancing will be required. Father Bruce Lawler will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at St. Joseph Church. The Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Judith’s family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com

Evelyn Dirks

Evelyn Dirks, 101, of Akron, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral service will be 7:00 pm Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Reverend Dr. Jean Ziettlow will officiate. Private family burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Craig, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com .

Garry Pape

Garry Pape, 81 of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away at his home on Thursday, February 25, 2021.   Services for Garry will be held privately.  Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Casey Stengel

Casey Stengel, 85, died peacefully at home in Le Mars, Iowa on February 26, 2021, with his wife of nearly 60 years, Karen Joy Dykstra Stengel, at his side. Private family services were held at Casey’s home with Rev. Janis Christensen of the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.

Rebecca ‘Becky’ Bernard

Rebecca ‘Becky’ Bernard, 68 of Akron, Iowa, passed away at her home on Thursday, February 25, 2021. A Memorial Service will be 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2 at the funeral home. Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Akron, Iowa at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com

Clifford K. Waag

Clifford K. Waag, 91 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at the Akron Care Center. There will be a private burial at Pleasant Hill Chapel Cemetery in rural Akron, South Dakota. Military honors will be provided at the burial by Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron, Iowa. There will be a joint Celebration of Life for Clifford and his wife Shirley, who passed away in March 2020, at Immanuel Lutheran Church at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.
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