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Obituaries
Donald Ray Sechler
Donald Ray Sechler
Friday, May 14, 1937 - Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Donald Ray Sechler Sr., the son of Frank LeRoy and Fern Norma (Moody) Sechler, was born May 14, 1937, in Meriden, IA. His childhood years were spent in Meriden where he received his education and graduated from Meriden High School. After graduation, Don worked for his dad at Sechler's Garage in Meri...
Robert L. Van Natta
Robert L. Van Natta
Thursday, August 03, 1922 - Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Robert was born August 3, 1922, to Pearl L. and Myrtle (Gleason) Van Natta. He graduated from Cherokee Wilson High School in May 1940. After graduation he worked for Swanson Grocery and Illinois Central Railroad prior to going into the US Army in November 1942. He trained in the Army as a Combat Eng...
August 'Gus' F. Erickson
August 'Gus' F. Erickson
Thursday, May 14, 1942 - Sunday, September 07, 2014
August F. “Gus” Erickson, the son of Henry Elmer and Mable Irene (Swihart) Erickson, was born on May 14, 1942, in Hartington, NE. His childhood years were spent in Hartington where he attended school and graduated from Hartington Public High School in 1960. Following his schooling, Gus worked a...
Faye Mary Whitecotton
Faye Mary Whitecotton
Tuesday, September 26, 1939 - Thursday, August 28, 2014
A beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. She was 74. Faye had fallen on July 31 and suffered a broken hip and wrist. A combination of health issues followed, and she died at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls with fami...
Michael Dale Resene
Michael Dale Resene
Friday, August 21, 1953 - Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Michael Dale Resene, the son of Merlin and Lorilla (Whiting) Resene, was born on August 21, 1953, in Storm Lake, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Aurelia, IA where he graduated from high school. He attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake where he earned Bachelor Degrees in nursing and coun...
Irene Elizabeth Bortscheller
Irene Elizabeth Bortscheller
Thursday, May 18, 1916 - Friday, July 25, 2014
Irene Elizabeth Bortscheller, the daughter of Fred and Matilda (Wilberding) Rupp, was born May 18, 1916, in Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent near Maryhill where she attended Visitation School. She graduated from Immaculate Conception Catholic High School. She then attended junior colle...
Nicholas 'Nick' Volkert
Nicholas 'Nick' Volkert
Tuesday, November 01, 1988 - Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Nicholas Dean Volkert, the son of Carolyn (Mitchell) Wright and Larry Volkert, was born November 1, 1988, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Quimby, IA, where he attended River Valley School until his junior year. He graduated from Washington High School in Cherokee in 2007. Nick l...
Merlin 'Mert' Ballantyne
Merlin 'Mert' Ballantyne
Saturday, January 17, 1931 - Saturday, July 05, 2014
Merlin was born January 17th, 1931 in Cherokee to Walter and Gladys (Leonard) Ballantyne. He graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee in 1950. In 1952, Merlin joined the United States Army and was stationed in Heidelberg, Germany. After honorably completing his service in 1954, he returned t...
Marion Joseph 'Joe' Daniel
Marion Joseph 'Joe' Daniel
Wednesday, December 25, 1946 - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Marion Joseph “Joe” Daniel, the son of Arlie Verl and Eleanor (Grover) Daniel, was born December 25, 1946, in Gillett Grove, IA. His childhood years were spent in Gillett Grove and Langdon. Joe received his education in Spencer and graduated from Spencer High School in 1965. In 1967, Joe served wi...
David 'Davey'  Driesen
David 'Davey' Driesen
Wednesday, September 24, 1969 - Monday, June 09, 2014
David "Davey" Duane Daniel Driesen, the son of Duane Driesen and Sheila Hevern, was born September 24, 1969, in Canton, SD. His childhood years were spent in Sioux Center where he attended school. Following his education, Davey lived in Colorado and California for a short time before moving back to ...
Michael Glouser
Michael Glouser
Wednesday, December 15, 1948 - Monday, June 09, 2014
Michael Glouser, the son of James C. Sr. and Mildred Zelda (Buddin) Glouser was born December 15, 1948, in Carroll, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee, IA, where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School in 1968. Michael then attended Northwest Iowa Community College i...
Gene Baraldi
Gene Baraldi
Thursday, January 17, 1924 - Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Gene Trey Baraldi died June 4, 2014. He was born on January 17, 1924 in Los Angeles, California to Michael and Lyda (Griggs) Baraldi. He graduated from Inglewood, California High School in 1941 and then joined the Civilian Conservation Corps at Camp Pleasant Bluff on Fort Ord in California. He be...
Sandra Tuttle
Sandra Tuttle
Tuesday, September 30, 1958 - Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Sandra J. Tuttle was born in Cherokee, IA, on September 30, 1958. She was the daughter of Lester and Mary Ann (Nilles) Bush. She attended the Maryhill School until the 4th grade, and finished her early education at Meriden-Cleghorn Schools, graduating with the class of 1977. She worked various...
Margaret Holton
Margaret Holton
Thursday, October 10, 1929 - Saturday, May 17, 2014
Margaret (Pitts) Holton, the daughter of Bill and Esther (Anderson) Pitts, was born October 10, 1929, on a farm south of Maryhill, IA. She received her early education and graduated from Holy Name School in Marcus, IA. She married Emmett Holton on February 5, 1951, at the Maryhill Cathol...
Mary Jo Kirby
Mary Jo Kirby
Friday, November 25, 1949 - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Mary Jo Kirby, the daughter of Stanley and Virginia (Poehler) Blowers, was born November 25, 1949, in Waterville, MN. Her childhood years were spent at Waterville where she received her education and graduated from Waterville High School. After graduation, she attended Mankato State where she comple...
John Dean, Jr.
John Dean, Jr.
Thursday, November 27, 1947 - Monday, April 28, 2014
John Dean, Jr., the son of John and Agnes (Schiewe) Dean, Sr. was born November 27, 1947, in Cherokee, IA. In 1948, John was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and several other medical conditions that required him to reside at various medical facilities and hospitals. John had lived at Woodward State Ho...
Michael Waters
Michael Waters
Monday, September 06, 1926 - Monday, March 31, 2014
Michael Francis Waters, the son of Francis and Leone (Carr) Waters, was born in Sioux City, IA on September 6, 1926. When he was 3 years old the family moved from their home in Anthon, IA, to Cherokee, IA, where he received his early education. He graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in ...
Nicole S. Bunkers
Nicole S. Bunkers
Saturday, July 15, 1967 - Sunday, March 30, 2014
Nicole (Nicki) Sue Bunkers was born in Mitchell, SD to Richard and Judy Kayser on July 15, 1967. She went to school at Hanson School in Alexandria, SD and graduated in 1987. She married Jim Bunkers on May 1, 1992 in Mitchell. She graduated from Mitchell Technical Institute for Early Childhood Deve...
Richard 'Dick' Hirschman
Richard 'Dick' Hirschman
Tuesday, May 31, 1932 - Friday, March 28, 2014
Richard 'Dick' J. Hirschman, the son of Ivo John 'Nick' and Irene (Davies) Hirschman, was born May 31, 1932, in Hartington, NE. He graduated from Holy Trinity High School in Hartington, NE in 1949. From 1949 - 1953, he worked at the Ford garage in Hartington. He was drafted and served in ...
Rosemary T. Lux
Rosemary T. Lux
Wednesday, August 13, 1924 - Thursday, March 27, 2014
Rosemary (Rose) Theresa Steichen Lux was born in 1924 on a farm near Alton, IA to Nichols and Mary (Henricy) Steichen. Rose grew up on the farm with 9 half and 11 full brothers and sisters. Rose met her spouse, Orman Lux at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen, IA, dancing to Lawrence Welk during the t...
Aleen M. Hassard
Aleen M. Hassard
Thursday, March 02, 1939 - Sunday, March 23, 2014
Aleen M. Hassard, the daughter of Al and Evelyn (Schuler) Hanson, was born March 2, 1939, in Oakland, California. Her childhood years were spent in Oakland where she attended school and graduated from St. Elizabeth’s High School. In 1962, Aleen moved to Oak Park, IL where she owned and operated a...
Dennis 'Bear' Franklin Clark
Dennis 'Bear' Franklin Clark
Monday, October 12, 1970 - Thursday, March 13, 2014
Dennis 'Bear' Franklin Clark, Jr. the son of Dennis, Sr. and Becky (Jones) Clark, was born October 12, 1970, in Memphis, TN. His childhood years were spent in Tennessee where he received his education and graduated from high school. In 1989, Dennis enlisted with the U.S. Navy. He served during oper...
Paul Wollman
Paul Wollman
Thursday, June 13, 1929 - Thursday, March 13, 2014
Paul Wollman Sr. was born June 13, 1929, in Oakville, Canada, to Margaret (Kleinsasser) and Zachariah Wollman. He had 9 brothers and sisters. At the age of 3 weeks old, he lost his father. When he was 2, his mother was remarried to Daniel Gross, in Tyndall, SD. At age 15, Paul moved to Yankton, SD, ...
Bea Reinert
Bea Reinert
Saturday, August 12, 1922 - Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Bernetta "Bea" (Boothby) Reinert, the daughter of Leslie and Minnie (Helen) Boothby, was born in Cherokee County on August 12, 1922. She grew up in the Maryhill area and attended Grand Meadow School through the 10th grade. She later earned her GED. She married Lawrence Reinert on March 12, 1939. Th...
Harlan 'Harley' W. Meister
Harlan 'Harley' W. Meister
Sunday, July 31, 1949 - Sunday, March 09, 2014
Harlan Wayne Meister, was born July 31, 1949, in Sioux City, IA, the son of Clifford L. and Lucille M. (Klug) Meister (Brandt). He grew up in Cherokee, IA, and graduated from Washington High School in 1968. Later that same year he married Maren West. They resided in the Cherokee area, and were ble...
Violet Kuhlman
Violet Kuhlman
Wednesday, April 14, 1926 - Thursday, February 20, 2014
Violet Vivian Kuhlman, the daughter of Matilda (Vander Hamm) and Henry Baack, was born in Struble, IA on April 14, 1926. Her childhood years were spent in Sioux County. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church in rural Ireton, and graduated from Ireton High School in 1943. On D...
James Sunde
James Sunde
Tuesday, July 08, 1947 - Wednesday, February 12, 2014
James S. Sunde, the son of Lloyd and Edna (Theesfield) Sunde, was born July 8, 1947, in Algona, IA. His childhood years were spent in Ringsted and Fenton, IA. He graduated from Sentral High School in Fenton in 1965. He then attended Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, IA. He served in the U...
Jolan Burns
Jolan Burns
Friday, May 24, 1957 - Sunday, February 09, 2014
Jolan Marie (Woolley Smith) Burns, 56, of Tucson, Arizona, passed into the hands of our Lord surrounded by her family on February 9, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. Jolan was born in Schroeder, MN on May 24, 1957 to George and Ruth Woolley. Jolan spent her childhood in the Washta...
Shirley I. Nation
Shirley I. Nation
Sunday, October 04, 1931 - Friday, February 07, 2014
Shirley Irene (Peck) Nation, the daughter of Henry and Irene (Lepper) Peck, was born October 4, 1931, in Remsen, IA. She attended school in Cherokee, and graduated from Wilson High School in 1949. She was united in marriage to Harold James Nation on June 16, 1951, in Stevenson, WA. From this unio...
Edwin 'Ed' L. Johnson
Edwin 'Ed' L. Johnson
Thursday, November 27, 1919 - Thursday, February 06, 2014
Edwin 'Ed' Lawrence Johnson, the son of Rachel (Beedle) and Lewis Johnson, was born November 27, 1919, in Truman, MN. He received his early education in Minnesota. He later moved to Iowa where he farmed in Cherokee County for many years. On March 10, 1944, Ed was united in marriage to Doris June S...
Cecelia V. Rupp
Cecelia V. Rupp
Saturday, April 18, 1931 - Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Cecelia (Cele) Rupp was born on April 18, 1931 in Hospers, IA to Simon and Anastasia (Schiller) Stoll. She was the familial rock amongst her siblings, including Margaret (Robinet), John, Mary Ann (Wellik), Joe, Charles, Sister Dorothy, Rosie (Falsetto), Agnes (Bodenhammer), Delores (Kuttner), and I...
Betty L. Jensen
Betty L. Jensen
Tuesday, December 11, 1928 - Thursday, January 30, 2014
Betty Louise Fogelman, the daughter of Malcolm and Sarah (Husted) Fogelman, was born in O'Brien County, Iowa on December 11, 1928. She was raised in the Sutherland area and graduated from Sutherland High School with the Class of 1946. On June 24, 1949, she was united in marriage to Alfred E. Jen...
Dale L. Bakker Jr.
Dale L. Bakker Jr.
Sunday, June 08, 1952 - Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Dale L. Bakker Jr. the son of Dale and Patricia (Neustrom) Bakker, was born on June 8, 1952, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School. Following graduation, he was drafted by the U.S. Army where he served our count...
Dorothy A. Wilkie
Dorothy A. Wilkie
Tuesday, July 03, 1934 - Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Dorothy Ann (Rasmussen) Wilkie, the daughter of Arthur and Ruth (Evans) Rasmussen, was born on July 3, 1934, in Kingsley, IA. She grew up in nearby Grand Meadow and graduated Valedictorian of her high school senior class. She married John Wilkie on May 3, 1954, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua,...
Travis Justin Friedrichsen
Travis Justin Friedrichsen
Sunday, October 17, 1976 - Saturday, January 25, 2014
Travis Justin Friedrichsen, the son of Burton and Martha Kay (Hiland) Friedrichsen, was born October 17, 1976, at Denison, IA. His childhood years were spent in Denison where he received his early education. His family later moved to Cherokee, IA where he graduated from Washington High School in 199...
Gregory Kosse
Gregory Kosse
Wednesday, September 06, 1922 - Monday, January 20, 2014
Gregory B. Kosse, the son of Bernard and Cecelia (Klunenberg) Kosse, was born on September 6, 1922, near Maryhill, Iowa. He attended the Maryhill School and helped his parents on the farm. He later worked for the telephone company and the elevator in Marcus. Gregory has made his home at the Careage...
Marcella Day
Marcella Day
Tuesday, February 07, 1928 - Monday, January 20, 2014
Marcella J. Day of Kalamazoo, MI, passed away at Bronson Methodist Hospital after suffering a devastating stroke 4 days earlier. Surrounded in love by family she went peacefully home to be with her Lord and Savior Monday evening January 20, 2014. Marcella was born February 7, 1928 to Frank and El...
Lois Ebert
Lois Ebert
Friday, September 29, 1922 - Thursday, January 16, 2014
Margaret Ann (Cosgrove) Ohlson
Margaret Ann (Cosgrove) Ohlson
Monday, July 06, 1925 - Saturday, January 11, 2014
Margaret Ann (Cosgrove) was born on July 6, 1925, in Cherokee, Iowa, to the late Peter L. and Agnes (Collins) Cosgrove. She graduated from Immaculate Conception School in 1942 as valedictorian. After attending Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa, she taught one year of English at the high school in M...
Nyla Lux
Nyla Lux
Friday, June 24, 1938 - Monday, January 06, 2014
Nyla Jean (King) Lux, the daughter of Allan and Irene (Swanger) King, was born in Anthon, IA on June 24, 1938. Her childhood years were spent at Cleghorn, IA; She graduated from Alta High School in 1956. During her high school years, she worked at A. W. Woolworth, Arrow Theatre and enjoyed baby...
Manfred 'Fred' Smith, Jr.
Manfred 'Fred' Smith, Jr.
Monday, February 18, 1952 - Sunday, January 05, 2014
Manfred W. Smith, Jr. was born February 18, 1952, in Wagner, SD, to Hildegard (Shove) and Manfred W. Smith, Sr. At age 18 he joined the U.S. Air Force. In 1973 he married Cynthia Stokes. Together, they had three daughters, Julie, Jeanie and Jennifer. Fred proudly served his country for 20 years, whi...
Anthony 'Tony' Ross
Anthony 'Tony' Ross
Friday, November 20, 1959 - Sunday, January 05, 2014
Anthony 'Tony' Ross was born November 20, 1959, in Indianapolis, IN. His childhood years were spent in Indianapolis where he received his education. Following graduation, Tony went to work driving truck for Carter Lee Lumber Company for many years. In 1992, he moved to Akron, IA and worked for Co...
Larry R. Petersen
Larry R. Petersen
Friday, May 01, 1942 - Saturday, January 04, 2014
Larry Ray Petersen, the son of Ray and June (Haas) Petersen, was born May 1, 1942, in Crofton, NE. His childhood years were spent in LeMars, IA. He graduated from LeMars High School in 1960. He was united in marriage to Maureen Doornink on August 17, 1962. He moved to Oregon for three years before ...
William 'Bill' D. Schmillen
William 'Bill' D. Schmillen
Wednesday, June 11, 1924 - Thursday, January 02, 2014
William D. 'Bill' Schmillen, the son of Thomas and Alyce (Ryan) Schmillen was born on June 11, 1924, in Fairbank, IA. In 1929, his family moved to Cherokee, IA where he attended grade school and high school at Immaculate Conception School, graduating in 1941. He also took an accounting course. On...
Charlton E. Wheeler
Charlton E. Wheeler
Wednesday, December 13, 1933 - Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Charlton Earl Wheeler was born December 13, 1933, in Dallas, IA, to Carl and Lucille (Logue) Wheeler. He graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee in 1952. He was united in marriage to Delores Adolf. He worked for Wilson Foods of Cherokee, was a Red Cross instructor, and was President of Cher...
Dorothy V. Murray
Dorothy V. Murray
Thursday, August 29, 1929 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Dorothy (Voss) Murray, the daughter of John and Johanna (Hoffroggee) Voss, was born August 29, 1929, in Massena, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Massena, and she graduated from Massena High School in 1946. Following graduation she worked at the Dime Store in Atlantic, IA, for eight years. O...
Carole M. Grauer
Carole M. Grauer
Monday, May 25, 1936 - Friday, December 27, 2013
Carole M. Grauer, the daughter of Fritz and Ethel (Pearson) Ogren was born May 25, 1936, at the family farm in Cherokee County Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on the farm near Grand Meadow, where she attended school and graduated from Grand Meadow High in 1954. On June 12, 1955, Carole was u...
Richard B. Shortridge
Richard B. Shortridge
Friday, April 30, 1926 - Monday, December 23, 2013
Marian D. Johnsen
Marian D. Johnsen
Thursday, August 20, 1931 - Friday, December 20, 2013
Marian Doris Carlson was born on August 20, 1931, in Fonda, Iowa, to Clarence and Clara (Ohrtman) Carlson. She graduated from Fonda High School in 1948. Following graduation, she worked at the First National Bank of Fonda for 20 years. On September 26, 1970, Marian married Keith Johnsen. They bou...
Doris M. Dunn
Doris M. Dunn
Friday, October 15, 1926 - Monday, December 16, 2013
Doris M. Dunn, the daughter of Emery G. and Mary E. (Zembsch) Goodrich, was born October 15, 1926 in Cleghorn, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Cleghorn where she attended school and graduated from Cleghorn High School. Following high school, Doris went to work for the battery factory in...
Margaret Dorr
Margaret Dorr
Friday, May 06, 1921 - Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Margaret Louise Clark was born May 6, 1921 to F. Edward and B. Margaret (Armstrong) Clark near Knierim, Iowa. She was graduated from Rinard High School in 1938 and received her B.A. Degree from the University of Iowa in 1943. She taught English in the Marcus High School and worked in the editorial...
Virginia Lou Schmidt
Virginia Lou Schmidt
Sunday, February 15, 1942 - Friday, December 06, 2013
Virginia Lou Schmidt was born February 15, 1942 to Pearl (Smith) and Ludwig "Louie" Claus of Manchester. Virginia spent her youth at Manchester, Iowa, graduating High School in 1960. As a girl she liked to read, draw, and sing. Virginia regularly received "I" ratings for solo and ensemble pe...
Ryker David Lepley
Ryker David Lepley
Saturday, November 16, 2013 - Saturday, November 16, 2013
Jean A. Hirschman
Jean A. Hirschman
Sunday, December 22, 1946 - Saturday, November 16, 2013
Jean Arlene Hirschman, the daughter of Delmer and Delores (Horkey) Hirschman, was born on December 22, 1946, at Remsen, IA. Her early childhood years were spent in Remsen. Her family moved to Sheldon, IA, where she attended school and Graduated from Sheldon High School. Following gradua...
Mary 'Tiny' Gill
Mary 'Tiny' Gill
Thursday, September 12, 1929 - Sunday, November 10, 2013
Mary Voneta 'Tiny' Gill, the daughter of Walter and Mabel (Munster) Gordon was born on September 12, 1929, at Cherokee, IA. She attended school and graduated from Meriden High School in 1947. While in high school she ran track, played basketball, and helped lead her team to a state tournament that y...
Helen A. Glassmaker
Helen A. Glassmaker
Monday, May 08, 1922 - Sunday, November 03, 2013
Helen Alvina (Steichen) Glassmaker was born on the family farm near Alton, Iowa on May 8, 1922, the daughter of Nicholas and Mary (Henricy) Steichen. She attended St. Mary's School in Alton. In 1943, Helen met Raymond Glassmaker at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen. They were married at St. Mary's Ca...
Grace Kirchoff
Grace Kirchoff
Tuesday, April 09, 1912 - Saturday, November 02, 2013
Grace Paulline Kirchoff, the daughter of Benjamin Wilkes and Julia (Peterson) Gilbert was born April 9, 1912 at Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent near Meriden, IA, where she attended school and graduated from Meriden High School. On February 21, 1931, Grace was united in marriage to Le...
Mary Lux
Mary Lux
Wednesday, January 31, 1923 - Monday, October 21, 2013
Mary Frances Lang was born on January 31, 1923 to Frank and Bessie Lang of Remsen. She attended a country school near her home and graduated from St Mary’s High School in Remsen in 1939. On a summer’s night at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen, she met Floyd P. Lux who would become her husband. Th...
Rebecca Joy Phipps
Rebecca Joy Phipps
Monday, September 21, 1953 - Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Rebecca Phipps, 60, of Cherokee, Iowa passed away on October 1, 2013, at Midwest Regional Medical Center in Zion, Illinois. Rebecca was born to Reverend John and Florence (Frost) Kronlokken on September 21, 1953 in Mayville, North Dakota, the fifth of eight children. After high school, she attend...
Marc Sarchet
Marc Sarchet
Tuesday, January 03, 1961 - Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Marc Alan Sarchet was born January 3, 1961 in Burt, Iowa to Kenneth and Frances (Habeger) Sarchet. He was baptized and confirmed at Burt United Methodist Church. Growing up, he attended school in Burt where he graduated from Burt High School in 1979. Following high school graduation, he attended ...
William R. Bennett
William R. Bennett
Wednesday, August 12, 1931 - Sunday, September 22, 2013
William Richard “Bill” Bennett, the son of Malcolm (Bill) and Hazel (Jimmerson) Bennett, was born in Storm Lake, IA on August 12, 1931. He graduated from Storm Lake High School and went on to graduate from Iowa State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. He married Joyce Ratliff on Dece...
Betty Lucille Forest
Betty Lucille Forest
Saturday, August 15, 1925 - Saturday, September 21, 2013
Betty Lucille Baughman, the youngest child of Cecil and Gertrude (Bonesteel) Baughman, was born on August 15, 1925, in Judd, Iowa. Raised on a farm, Betty graduated from Sioux Rapids High School in 1943 and went on to attend Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa. Because of the shortage of teacher...
Michael R. Snyder
Michael R. Snyder
Saturday, September 11, 1954 - Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Michael Robert Snyder, the son of Robert 'Bud' and Mary Jane (Bird) Snyder, was born in LeMars, IA on September 11, 1954. He grew up in Marcus, IA, and graduated from Marcus High School in 1973. He later received an Associate's Degree in Accounting from Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, I...
Mattie 'Doris'  Heistand
Mattie 'Doris' Heistand
Thursday, May 23, 1935 - Monday, September 02, 2013
Mattie 'Doris' (Dean) Heistand, the daughter of Robert and Bertha (Dingler) Dean, was born in Hogansville, GA on May 23, 1935. Her childhood years were spent in Georgia, where she attended the local schools and worked in the cotton mill. While working for her sister and brother-in-law in their...
Harriette Shear- Gilligan
Harriette Shear- Gilligan
Wednesday, January 30, 1929 - Monday, August 26, 2013
Harriette Shear-Gilligan, the daughter of Dottie Smith, was born January 30, 1929, at St. Lawrence, SD. Her childhood years were spent near Miller, SD where she attended school. She was united in marriage to Randall Shear in 1947. They lived in Salix where they owned and operated a bar and she al...
Leroy 'Herb' Ford
Leroy 'Herb' Ford
Thursday, March 11, 1926 - Monday, August 19, 2013
Leroy 'Herb' Ford, the son of John and Lucy (Heinen) Ford, was born on March 11, 1926, in Cherokee, IA. Herb's childhood years were spent near Cherokee, where he attended country school. In 1943, he graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee at the age of 17. Herb worked for the Illinois Centr...
Maralyn Christensen
Maralyn Christensen
Tuesday, November 21, 1950 - Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Maralyn Jean Christensen the daughter of Ralph and Betty Viola, was born on November 21, 1950 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Council Bluffs, IA where she attended school and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1968, followed by a degree in Radiology from The Mer...
Cheryl Schmidt
Cheryl Schmidt
Saturday, February 13, 1937 - Sunday, July 28, 2013
Cheryl Jean (Schultz) (Drefke) Schmidt, the daughter of Ray and Alice (Frazier) Schultz, was born on February 13, 1937 and raised on a farm near Peterson, IA. She graduated from Peterson High School. She married Larry Drefke, and was blessed with five children, Mark, Marilyn, Mike, Merry and Mitch...
Robert 'Bob' J. Dolph
Robert 'Bob' J. Dolph
Sunday, March 13, 1938 - Monday, July 22, 2013
Robert 'Bob' J. Dolph, the son of Russell and Bernice (Yatker) Dolph, was born on March 13, 1938, in Red Oak, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Red Oak where he attended school and graduated from Red Oak High School in 1955. Upon graduation he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served from June...
Marcella E. Glover
Marcella E. Glover
Sunday, February 14, 1915 - Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Marcella E. Glover, the daughter of John and Anna (Kohn) Rupp, was born February 14, 1915, on the farm near Maryhill. Her childhood years were spent near Cherokee where she attended country school. She graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee. She then attended a teacher’s academy where she rec...
Darrel Moller
Darrel Moller
Friday, September 11, 1942 - Sunday, July 14, 2013
Darrel L. Moller, the son of Melvin and Esther (Jensen) Moller, was born in Holstein, IA on September 11, 1942. His childhood years were mostly spent in the Cherokee, IA area, and he graduated from Washington High School in Cherokee. He was united in marriage to Wanda Smith on October 12, 1963 in C...
Robert 'Bob' Dean Nelson
Robert 'Bob' Dean Nelson
Wednesday, June 08, 1932 - Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Robert Dean Nelson was born on June 8, 1932 in Cherokee, IA to Hugo and Ellen (Nord) Nelson. He was baptized in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee and attended country school in rural Cherokee county. He attended elementary school in Alta and Aurelia, moving to Prescott, AZ with hi...
Marjorie Sullivan
Marjorie Sullivan
Friday, April 30, 1920 - Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Marjorie J. Sullivan, the daughter of John “Ed” and Fern (Neal) Tawney, was born on April 30, 1920 on a farm near Osmond, NE. When she was six months old, the family moved to Omaha, NE, and then two years later, to Sioux City, IA. In 1935, she moved to Cherokee where she graduated from Wilson Hig...
Doris Lillian Gottsche
Doris Lillian Gottsche
Wednesday, December 29, 1926 - Friday, June 28, 2013
Doris Lillian Gottsche, the daughter of Aaron and Betty (Nelson) Alm, was born on December 29, 1926, on the family farm north of Cleghorn, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cleghorn where she attended school. She graduated from Cleghorn High School. On July 31, 1948, she was united i...
Laverne Allen Wampler
Laverne Allen Wampler
Tuesday, February 26, 1963 - Saturday, June 22, 2013
Laverne Allen Wampler, age 50, of Johnson City, TN, and formerly of Cherokee, IA, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, TN. Private family services will be held at a later date. The Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisti...
Betty Ruth Krause
Betty Ruth Krause
Sunday, December 29, 1918 - Sunday, June 16, 2013
Betty Ruth Krause, the daughter of Fred and Anna (Edwards) Pfaff, was born December 29, 1918, in Sioux City, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Sioux City where she attended school and graduated from Central High School in 1936. On August 30, 1940, she was united in marriage to Harlen E. Conar...
Donald F. Specht
Donald F. Specht
Sunday, April 26, 1931 - Friday, June 14, 2013
Donald Francis Specht, the son of Frank and Katherine (Mansfield) Specht, was born April 26, 1931, at Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent on his parents' farm. He attended elementary school at Sheridan Township and Maryhill Catholic Schools. He graduated from Immaculate Conception High Scho...
Geraldine Aileen Brutsman
Geraldine Aileen Brutsman
Saturday, August 20, 1927 - Monday, June 10, 2013
Geraldine Aileen Brutsman, daughter of Arthur and Rachael Sunderlin was born August 20, 1927 in Delaware County, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on a farm near Delhi, IA. She received her education at Maquoketa Valley High School in Delhi and graduated in 1944. On December 6, 1947, Gerry ...
Steve Russell Johnson
Steve Russell Johnson
Thursday, September 30, 1954 - Monday, June 10, 2013
Steve R. Johnson, the son of Russell Dean and Joan (Grauer) Johnson was born September 30, 1954, in Sioux City, IA. His childhood years were spent in Buena Park, CA where he attended grade school. He graduated from Savannah High School in Anaheim, CA. Following graduation, Steve enlisted in the U...
Dorothy Rienfeld
Dorothy Rienfeld
Monday, June 11, 1928 - Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Dorothy Elaine (Nagel) Rienfeld was born June 11, 1928, at Battle Creek, IA. She was the daughter of Milton and Jeanette (Stoneberg) Nagel of Odebolt, IA. Dorothy lived on farms; first north of Arthur, IA, and then south of Arthur with her parents, and attended country grade schools. She graduated f...
David C. Peters
David C. Peters
Saturday, May 06, 1922 - Sunday, May 19, 2013
David Christy Peters was born in LeMars, IA on May 6, 1922, the son of Jay and Cora (Christy) Peters of Marcus, IA. He attended the local schools and graduated with the class of 1939. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WW II, and was stationed in the Pacific. On April 30, 1943, he was unit...
Palmer Franklin Hanson
Palmer Franklin Hanson
Saturday, March 12, 1921 - Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Palmer Franklin Hanson was born in Sioux City, IA on March 12, 1921 to Lars and Alma (Anderson) Hanson. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith at St. Paul Lutheran Church near Elk Point, SD. He attended rural schools in South Dakota. At the age of 15, Palmer joined the Civil Conservatio...
Norman E. Moon
Norman E. Moon
Wednesday, October 19, 1932 - Monday, May 06, 2013
Norman Eugene Moon was born on October 19, 1932, at St. Lawrence, South Dakota to V.A. “Art” and Viola (Turner) Moon. He graduated from St. Lawrence High School in 1950. On June 27, 1953, he was united in marriage to Wanelda Slunecka (of Miller, SD) at Kessler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS...
Everett O. Wede
Everett O. Wede
Friday, March 20, 1925 - Friday, April 26, 2013
Dorothy A. Jenness
Dorothy A. Jenness
Saturday, October 08, 1927 - Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Dorothy A. Jenness, the daughter of Clayton and Bessie (Ballard) Bugh, was born October 8, 1927, in Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee, where she attended school and graduated from Wilson High School. On August 2, 1946, Dorothy was united in marriage to Buster B. Jenness at...
Alfred E. Jensen
Alfred E. Jensen
Thursday, May 10, 1923 - Monday, April 22, 2013
Alfred Emilius Jensen, the son of Danish immigrants, Jens and Gerda (Magnussen) Jensen, was born in Hartley, IA on May 10, 1923. His early childhood years were spent mainly in the Sutherland, IA area. He graduated from Sutherland High School in 1941. He proudly served in the Army Air Corps from 1942...
Charles T. Ganger Jr.
Charles T. Ganger Jr.
Friday, June 16, 1922 - Sunday, April 07, 2013
Charles 'Chuck' Thomas Ganger Jr., the son of Charlie and Susie (Ritter) Ganger, was born in Lake View, Iowa on June 16, 1922. His childhood years were spent in Peterson, Iowa where his family owned and operated a restaurant. He received his education in the Peterson Schools. Chuck served as a Ma...
Ronald L. Sechler
Ronald L. Sechler
Friday, January 20, 1933 - Sunday, April 07, 2013
Ronald LeRoy Sechler, the son of Roy and Fern (Moody) Sechler, was born in Meriden, Iowa on January 20, 1933. His childhood years were spent in Meriden, and he graduated from Meriden High School in 1951. During the Korean conflict, he proudly served in the United States Air Force as a Gunner on a B2...
Robert 'Bob' Schulenberg
Robert 'Bob' Schulenberg
Saturday, May 21, 1955 - Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Robert “Bob” Schulenberg, the son of Harvey O. and Lois M. (Danielson) Schulenberg, was born May 21, 1955, in Lincoln, NE. His childhood years were spent in Lincoln, NE where he attended school and graduated from Lincoln Northeast High School in 1973. Bob later attended Nebraska Wesleyan University ...
Della Ida Brodersen
Della Ida Brodersen
Thursday, January 17, 1918 - Thursday, March 28, 2013
Della Ida (Wilberding) Brodersen, the daughter of Joseph and Celia (Meyer) Wilberding, was born January 17, 1918 at Remsen, IA. She spent her early years in Remsen, and graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1935. She then moved to Cherokee, IA, and began working as a waitress. Della enjoyed pl...
Leroy Hans Paulsen
Leroy Hans Paulsen
Saturday, December 14, 1935 - Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Leroy Hans Paulsen, the son of Andrew and Hilda (Kollbaum) Paulsen, was born December 14, 1935 in Anthon, IA. Following his schooling, Leroy was a SP3 in the United States Army stationed in Hanau, Germany. On February 18, 1958, Leroy was united in marriage to Annabelle Regennitter. He was confirmed ...
Helen Fredericksen
Helen Fredericksen
Thursday, March 22, 1928 - Saturday, March 23, 2013
Helen Marie (Wetherell) Fredericksen, the daughter of Ralph and Ila (Claybaugh) Wetherell, was born in Storm Lake, Iowa on March 22, 1928. She attended school in Newell and Sulphur Springs, Iowa. After her children were older, she graduated from nursing school, and worked as an LPN in the hospital a...
James Bush
James Bush
Tuesday, December 03, 1929 - Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Jim Bush, the son of Jacob and Lillian (Kirchoff) Bush, was born on December 3, 1929, in Cherokee, Iowa, and was the youngest of four children. He attended elementary school first at Rock Township Country School, and then at Visitation Maryhill, where he graduated from the 8th grade. He worked with ...
Vurnace 'Bud' O. Slechta
Vurnace 'Bud' O. Slechta
Wednesday, December 14, 1921 - Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Vurnace “Bud” Oliver Slechta was born on December 14, 1921 to Jerome and Ernestine Slechta in Denison, IA. He attended Denison Public School and then served three years in the US Army. He served in World War II in Asiatic Pacific Theatre. On August 16, 1946 Bud was united in marriage to Virgini...
Pearl Rose Frangenberg
Pearl Rose Frangenberg
Friday, May 30, 1919 - Monday, March 11, 2013
Pearl Frangenberg was born on May 30, 1919 to Ambrose and Elizabeth (Flugel) Heinis in Morris, MN. At an early age, her family moved to Marcus, IA where she attended school and graduated in 1937. On June 6, 1938, Pearl was united in marriage to Otto Frangenberg at Holy Name Catholic ...
Hilda W. Carstens
Hilda W. Carstens
Tuesday, December 12, 1922 - Friday, March 08, 2013
Hilda W. Carstens was born on December 12, 1922 to Andrew and Veronica (Cook) Reinert on a farm near Maryhill. She attended school in Maryhill through the 8th grade. On April 4, 1940 Hilda was united in marriage to Ernest Carstens; they were married for 65 years. They raised 10 children on a fa...
Gerald 'Jerry' Vernon Britt
Gerald 'Jerry' Vernon Britt
Thursday, February 19, 1948 - Friday, March 01, 2013
Gerald (Jerry) Vernon Britt, age 65, passed away on March 1, 2013 at the VA Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD after a lengthy illness. Gerald was born to Vernon and Marie (Roeser) Britt on February 19, 1948 in LeMars, IA. After graduation, he joined the United States Air Force where he spent eight year...
Frances 'Charlene' Mongan
Frances 'Charlene' Mongan
Monday, August 22, 1927 - Friday, February 22, 2013
Frances Charlene (Sechler) Mongan, daughter of LeRoy and Frances (Dunn) Sechler, was born on August 22, 1927 in Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Meriden area where she graduated from Meriden High School in 1945. Charlene was united in marriage to Donald Mongan on June 6,...
Jean Hogue
Jean Hogue
Sunday, March 11, 1923 - Friday, February 22, 2013
Jean DeMeris (Bass) Hogue, the daughter of William W. and Blanche O. (Ulstead) Bass, was born in Marcus, Iowa on March 11, 1923. Her early childhood years were spent in Marcus, and she graduated from Marcus High School in 1940. She then attended the National Business Technical School in Sioux C...
Zoe Ann Madsen
Zoe Ann Madsen
Monday, May 22, 1950 - Friday, February 22, 2013
Zoe Ann E. (Stubbe) Madsen, 62, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013, after battling breast cancer for more than a year.  Zoe was born May 22, 1950 in Rock Rapids, Iowa, to Chas H. and Jean Stubbe.  Zoe earned her bachelor's degree in Education from the University of Northern Iowa in 1971, and marr...
Frances Reinert
Frances Reinert
Wednesday, August 10, 1927 - Thursday, February 21, 2013
Frances (Kirchoff) Reinert was born on August 10, 1927, to Louis and Elsie (Weber) Kirchoff at Cleghorn, IA. She attended a rural school in Amherst Township, as well as high schools in Cherokee and Marcus, Mesa, AZ, and finally returned to Cleghorn where she graduated in 1946. Most of France's life...
Stephanie Ann Meadows
Stephanie Ann Meadows
Wednesday, April 04, 1973 - Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Stephanie was born April 4, 1973, in Cherokee, Iowa. She was baptized at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she attended Lincoln School. She graduated from Fairview High School in Chico, CA and then attended Butte College. She was very artistic...
Caleb Goodburn
Caleb Goodburn
Wednesday, October 02, 1985 - Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Caleb Allen Goodburn, the son of Robert and Susan (Combs) Goodburn, was born in Sioux City, Iowa on October 2, 1985. His childhood years were spent mostly in the Marcus, IA area, where he attended school. He was active in sports, excelling in both football and wrestling. Caleb enlisted in the Army ...
David L. Means
David L. Means
Tuesday, February 07, 1950 - Sunday, February 17, 2013
David L. Means, the son of Vernon and Gladys (Geringer) Means was born February 7, 1950, at Le Mars, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Marcus, IA where he attended school and graduated from Marcus High School in 1968. After graduation, David worked at Lubeck's in Cherokee. Through the years...
Patricia 'Pat' Ann Bittner
Patricia 'Pat' Ann Bittner
Tuesday, January 27, 1948 - Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Patricia 'Pat'Ann Bittner, the daughter of Roy and Adelaide (Kreul) Eichler, was born January 27, 1948, in Laurens, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Pocahontas where she received her education and Graduated from Pocahontas Catholic High School in 1966. After high school, she attended business s...
Gillian 'Jill'  E. Ament
Gillian 'Jill' E. Ament
Friday, January 23, 1959 - Monday, February 04, 2013
Gillian 'Jill' E. Ament, the daughter of Del and Mary (Reilly) Ament, was born January 23, 1959, in Cherokee, IA. She was a 1977 graduate of Washington High School and in 1981 she graduated from Benedictine College in Atchison, KS with a B.A. in political science. Jill moved to Washington DC in 1...
Owen Walter Hiniker
Owen Walter Hiniker
Sunday, January 18, 1925 - Friday, February 01, 2013
Owen Walter Hiniker, the son of Walter and Cecelia (Aurit) Hiniker, was born January 18, 1925 in Mankato, MN. His childhood years were spent in Mankato where he received his education. He graduated from Mankato High School in 1943. Following graduation, Owen served in the Navy during WWII as a Seabe...
Merlyn M. Cronin
Merlyn M. Cronin
Wednesday, August 08, 1923 - Monday, January 28, 2013
Merlyn Mary (McIntire) Cronin, the daughter of Clair and Mildred (Goodburn) McIntire, was born in Cherokee County, Iowa on August 8, 1923. Her childhood years were spent in the Marcus, Iowa area. She graduated from Marcus High School in 1941. She then attended Westmar College, and received her teach...
Vernon L. Riedemann
Vernon L. Riedemann
Monday, June 22, 1942 - Saturday, January 26, 2013
Vernon Lee Riedemann, the son of Vernon H. and Gladys (Otte) Riedemann, was born June 22, 1942 in Valley City, ND. His early childhood years were spent on a farm near Sutherland, IA. The family later moved to Primghar, where Vern graduated from Primghar High School. Following graduation he worked f...
Lucille L. Ohlson
Lucille L. Ohlson
Monday, August 26, 1935 - Saturday, January 26, 2013
Lucille L. (Larson) Ohlson, the daughter of George A. and Myrtle (Casey) Larson, was born in Cherokee, IA on August 26, 1935. She was educated in the local schools, and graduated from Wilson High School in 1953. Except for a brief time in California, Lucille spent the majority of her life in C...
Kevin Edward Weir
Kevin Edward Weir
Tuesday, May 05, 1964 - Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Charles 'Chuck' Henry Massmann
Charles 'Chuck' Henry Massmann
Friday, June 02, 1939 - Thursday, January 10, 2013
Charles “Chuck” Henry Massmann, 73 of Cherokee passed away on January 10, 2013 in Cherokee. Chuck was born June 2, 1939 in rural Paullina, IA to Melborn and Henrietta (Fegebank) Massmann. He attended school in Paullina and was later drafted into the US Army and served during the Cuban Crisis. ...
David W. Rohwer
David W. Rohwer
Monday, December 08, 1952 - Tuesday, January 08, 2013
David William Rohwer, the son of Richard and Lois (Phipps) Rohwer, was born in Cherokee, Iowa on December 8, 1952. He was baptized in 1952, and confirmed in 1966. His childhood years were spent in northwest Iowa. He attended school in Sheldon, Iowa, and graduated with the class of 1971. He received ...
Margaret Louise Ferrin
Margaret Louise Ferrin
Saturday, October 22, 1927 - Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Margaret Ferrin was born on October 22, 1927 daughter to Byron and Alice (Anderson) Furgason and passed away peacefully on January 2, 2013 at Gretna Community Living Center in Gretna Nebraska. . She grew up in the Quimby/Cherokee area and graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee in ...
Harold Ferrin
Harold Ferrin
Monday, February 04, 1935 - Monday, December 24, 2012
Harold Raymond Ferrin, the son of Horace and Mary (Hanson) Ferrin was born February 4, 1935, on a farm in Cherokee County. His childhood years were spent in Grand Meadow where he attended country school. He later graduated from Grand Meadow High School in 1953. After school, Harold worked on the fam...
Marian Tallman
Marian Tallman
Thursday, September 24, 1914 - Friday, December 14, 2012
Marian Elaine (Shellenberger) Tallman, the daughter of William and Loretta (Smith) Shellenberger, was born on September 24, 1914, at Nemaha, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent primarily in Early, Iowa, where she graduated from Sacred Heart High School. She then received her teaching certific...
Rex 'Tom' Strahmann
Rex 'Tom' Strahmann
Monday, November 16, 1931 - Sunday, December 09, 2012
On Sunday, December 9th, 2012, Rex Thomas Strahmann reunited with our heavenly Father. Rex, who was affectionately known to most people as Tom, was the son of William and Mary Strahmann. Tom was a quiet, gentle man full of honor, integrity and courage right to the end. Tom was born November 16, 1931...
Mary Ann Anderson
Mary Ann Anderson
Wednesday, May 05, 1937 - Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Mary Ann Anderson, age 75 of Cherokee, IA passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, due to complications from pneumonia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Waldemar Fred Anderson in 2005. She is survived by her daughters Betty Ann Martin of Cherokee and...
Donald George Campbell
Donald George Campbell
Monday, February 28, 1927 - Saturday, December 01, 2012
Don was born February 28, 1927 in Cherokee, Iowa to Daniel Campbell Sr. and Jeanette (McDonald) Campbell. He graduated from Immaculate Conception School in Cherokee, Iowa. Following graduation he enlisted in the Army, serving in Italy during World War II. Upon discharge from the Army, he joined his ...
James 'Jim' Dean Smith
James 'Jim' Dean Smith
Friday, October 18, 1957 - Saturday, December 01, 2012
James “Jim” Dean Smith, the son of Donald and Pauline (Godfrey) was born October 18, 1957, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Quimby and Washta area where he attended school. He graduated from Willow High School in 1976. After graduation, Jim worked for his parents at the Sm...
Dorothy Crandall
Dorothy Crandall
Monday, July 19, 1915 - Sunday, November 25, 2012
Dorothy Jeanette Kohn was born on July 19, 1915 to Frank and Josephine (Heinen) Kohn in Cherokee, Iowa. She went to Pilot #3 rural elementary school. She graduated from St. Mary's High School in Cherokee, IA in 1933. She went to one year of nursing school in Sioux City, Iowa. Dorothy the...
Nellie A Nelson
Nellie A Nelson
Wednesday, March 25, 1925 - Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Nellie Alice (Ross) Nelson, daughter of Victor and Alice (Moyse) Ross, was born at Fort Pierre, SD on March 25, 1925. She graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee, Iowa in 1944. Following graduation she worked at F.W. Woolworth in Cherokee for many years. She was united in marriage to Garlan...
Leland S. Hogue
Leland S. Hogue
Tuesday, August 22, 1922 - Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Leland Sanford Hogue, the son of Karl and Ruth (McCrill) Hogue, was born in Ute, IA on August 8, 1922. His childhood years were spent in the Marcus, IA area, where he graduated from high school in 1940. During WWII, he proudly served his country as a corporal in the Army Infantry. He was a mem...
Margaret L. Nation
Margaret L. Nation
Sunday, November 19, 1922 - Sunday, November 04, 2012
Margaret L. Nation was born Nov. 19, 1922, at Washta, Iowa, to Frank and Alice (Baker) Witcombe and attended school to the 11th grade in Iowa. She married Dale Nation Oct. 6, 1942, at Cherokee. They lived at Cherokee. Margaret was a housewife. She enjoyed reading her Bible, spending time with famil...
Kimberly Ann Wolcott
Kimberly Ann Wolcott
Tuesday, January 22, 1957 - Sunday, November 04, 2012
Kimberly Ann Wolcott was born on January22, 1957 in Cherokee, IA to James and Virginia Wolcott. She attended and graduated from Aurelia High School in 1975. She received an Associate Degree in Radiology from Immanuel Medical Center, Omaha, NE in 1977. She moved to Houston, TX and later to Bellevu...
Lawrence Ralph Anderson
Lawrence Ralph Anderson
Tuesday, August 26, 1924 - Saturday, October 27, 2012
Lawrence Ralph Anderson, the son of Mary (Lockwood) and Arvid Anderson was born on August 26, 1924 outside Larrabee. He graduated from Aurelia High School in 1942 and served in the U.S. Navy. Lawrence was united in marriage to Donna Lou Eischen on April 23, 1947 in Cherokee, Iowa. They made th...
Jack Agnitsch
Jack Agnitsch
Saturday, September 23, 1939 - Friday, October 26, 2012
Jack Lee Agnitsch, the son of John and Phyllis (Hansen) Agnitsch was born September 23, 1939, in Pipestone, MN. His childhood years were spent in Minnesota where he received his early education. At age 9, he moved to Cherokee, IA with his family where he attended school. He graduated from Immaculate...
Corrinne McCarthy
Corrinne McCarthy
Saturday, December 25, 1926 - Monday, October 22, 2012
Corrinne E. (Fuller) McCarthy, the daughter of John and Susana (Specht) Fuller, was born in Cherokee County, Iowa on December 25, 1926. She attended country school until the 8th grade, and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Cherokee. Following graduation she worked for the Bell Tele...
Lucille E. Gravenish
Lucille E. Gravenish
Wednesday, May 14, 1924 - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Lucille E. Gravenish, the daughter of John and Beulah (Shaw) Bunney was born May 14, 1924, in Cherokee, IA. Her early childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she attended school. She graduated from Wilson High School in 1942. On May 9, 1946, Lucille was united in marriage to Cyril “Hap” Grav...
Rodney E. Maffin
Rodney E. Maffin
Friday, February 09, 1934 - Sunday, September 16, 2012
Rodney Earl Maffin was born February 9, 1934 in Calumet, Iowa to Howard William and Viola Catherine (Jurgensen) Maffin and passed away in Seward, Nebraska on September 16, 2012 at the age of 78 years, 7 months, 7 days. Rodney was a 1952 graduate of Cherokee High School in Cherokee, Iowa. He was un...
Rev. Alfred E. McCoy
Rev. Alfred E. McCoy
Saturday, December 15, 1928 - Thursday, September 13, 2012
Alfred Emmanuel McCoy was born on December 15, 1928 in Emmetsburg, Iowa to James and Mary (Hand) McCoy. He attended Catholic schools in Emmetsburg. Following his graduation from Emmetsburg Catholic High School he continued his education at Loras College, Dubuque, IA, after which he did his the...
James A. Baumann
James A. Baumann
Sunday, May 15, 1938 - Sunday, September 09, 2012
James Arthur Baumann, the son of Art and Eva (Healy) Baumann was born on May 15, 1938 in Marcus, IA. He graduated from Washta Consolidated High School in 1956. He attended one year of college at Westmar College in Le Mars, IA on a baseball scholarship. On August 22, 1958, Jim was un...
Arlene Frances Lamont
Arlene Frances Lamont
Thursday, December 20, 1923 - Thursday, September 06, 2012
Arlene Frances Lamont, the daughter of Clarence and Vera (Harris) Smith was born December 20, 1923, on a farm two miles west and three north of Paullina, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent near Paullina where she attended a rural school and eventually Paullina High School. Upon graduation she atte...
Veronica Hartliep
Veronica Hartliep
Monday, May 06, 1918 - Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Mary “Veronica” Hartliep, the daughter of Frank and Ruth (Carter) Gill was born on May 6, 1918, in Cherokee County, Iowa. She graduated from Quimby High School in 1935. Following graduation, she worked for a few years at F.W. Woolworth in Cherokee. Veronica was united in marriage to Edwin “Merrill” ...
Darel Heschke
Darel Heschke
Monday, November 15, 1920 - Monday, August 20, 2012
Darel Heschke, the son of Charlie and Bessie (Moriarty) Heschke was born on November 15, 1920 in Buena Vista County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in and around Truesdale, IA, where he received his education. After his schooling, Darel worked for Everett Anderson helping on the farm. On Au...
Sherry Mae Kruse
Sherry Mae Kruse
Friday, August 13, 1943 - Friday, August 17, 2012
Sherry Mae (Palmer) Kruse, the daughter of Marian (Harrell) and Harry Palmer, Sr., was born on August 13, 1943, in Huron, South Dakota. Her childhood years were spent in Huron where she attended school. She graduated from high school in Cass Lake, Minnesota. She married Melvin Kruse Sr. Foll...
Ann M. Wheeler
Ann M. Wheeler
Sunday, July 30, 1961 - Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Ann M. Wheeler, the daughter of Larry and Linda (Stowater) Wheeler, was born July 30, 1961, in Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she received her education. She graduated from Washington High School in 1981. Following high school, Ann went to work for Cherokee Work ...
Otto Frangenberg
Otto Frangenberg
Saturday, March 19, 1910 - Sunday, August 05, 2012
Otto Frangenberg was born on March 19, 1910, in Leonore, Illinois. He was the 9th of 14 children born to Katherine (Tutschin) and William Frangenberg, When Otto was 4 years old, the family boarded a train and moved to Iowa, where they spent 6 years in Anthon, and another 6 years in Merrill before se...
Wilfred 'Bill' Schmidt
Wilfred 'Bill' Schmidt
Monday, October 06, 1924 - Monday, July 30, 2012
Wilfred (Bill) Schmidt, 87, passed away Monday, July 30, 2012, at his residence following a lengthy illness. Bill was born in O’Brian County Oct. 6 1925, the son of Lillian (Wiese) and George Schmidt. He graduated from Gaza High School. Bill was united in marriage to Donna (Pettengill) Schmidt in...
Esther Irene Madsen
Esther Irene Madsen
Monday, March 20, 1916 - Sunday, July 29, 2012
Esther “Irene” Madsen was born March 20, 1916 at Coalville, Iowa to Walter and Mary Mae (Crouse) Benson. She received her education in country schools in the Coalville and Swea City area. When she was 13 they moved to a farm in the Bancroft area. At 14, her mother passed away leaving a ...
George Robert Frangenberg
George Robert Frangenberg
Sunday, May 31, 1931 - Sunday, July 29, 2012
George Robert Frangenberg (Witte), 81, died July 29, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, following a brief illness. George was born May 31, 1931 in Sioux City, Iowa and raised by Fred and Ann Witte. He attended school in Larrabee, Iowa. George moved to Norwalk, California and worked for the United State...
Naomi 'LaVere' Dugan
Naomi 'LaVere' Dugan
Tuesday, May 19, 1925 - Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Naomi LaVere (Stevenson) Dugan, the daughter of Frank and Fern (Courtright) Stevenson, was born on May 19, 1925, in Quimby, IA She spent her childhood years in Quimby, and graduated from Quimby High School. Following graduation, she moved to Sioux City, IA, where she worked for a doctor. LaVere...
Thayne L. Curtis
Thayne L. Curtis
Friday, October 27, 1933 - Friday, July 13, 2012
Thayne L. Curtis, the son of Harry and Violet (Hicks) Curtis, was born on October 27, 1933 in Quimby, IA. He attended Immaculate Conception School in Cherokee where he graduated in 1952. Upon graduation he enlisted in the Marine Corps, went to the San Diego Marine Corp Recruit Depot, and was later s...
Patricia Wilkie
Patricia Wilkie
Saturday, March 10, 1923 - Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Patricia Alice (Campbell) Wilkie, the daughter of Mary Ellen (Jenkins) and John T. Campbell, was born in Cherokee, IA, on March 10, 1923. She attended the local Catholic school, and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School. She lived and worked in Lincoln, NE for a short while, and then move...
Eleanor Matula
Eleanor Matula
Tuesday, September 11, 1923 - Sunday, June 24, 2012
Alberta Heschke
Alberta Heschke
Tuesday, April 26, 1921 - Sunday, June 24, 2012
Alberta Marie (Sanders) Heschke, the daughter of Lela (Dearth) and Earnest Sanders, was born in Story County, Iowa on April 26, 1921. When Alberta was 8 years old, her family moved to the Newell and Varina, IA areas. She attended the local schools. She then went to work as a housekeeper in Newell. ...
Donald Schubert
Donald Schubert
Monday, May 21, 1928 - Friday, June 22, 2012
Roseanna Damrau
Roseanna Damrau
Friday, October 10, 1919 - Thursday, June 21, 2012
Roseanna Pearl (Heistand) Damrau, the daughter of Bert and Jennie (Benscoater) Heistand, was born near Little Sioux, Iowa on October 10, 1919. She attended the local schools, and graduated from Little Sioux High School. On September 30, 1944, she was united in marriage to Walter Damrau....
Carol E. Hetrick
Carol E. Hetrick
Friday, June 13, 1947 - Saturday, June 16, 2012
Carol E. (Lochner) Hetrick was born to John Henry and Edith Merle (Jackson) Lochner in Meriden, Iowa on June 13, 1947. She was married to Carey Hetrick on September 9, 1972. They had three children: Tina, Coree, and Tayla. In 1982, she opened the Christian Book, Music, and Supply Store. She enjoyed ...
Marilyn R. Anderson
Marilyn R. Anderson
Wednesday, September 30, 1931 - Friday, June 15, 2012
Marilyn Ruth Anderson of Cherokee, Iowa went home to be with her Lord and Savior on June 15, 2012. Marilyn was born in Centerville, South Dakota on September 30, 1931. Marilyn married Richard Anderson on November 11, 1951. They were blessed with 60 wonderful years together. They raised their f...
Terry C. Burkhart
Terry C. Burkhart
Sunday, November 07, 1948 - Thursday, June 14, 2012
Terry C. Burkhart, son of Carvel and Bea (Jacobson) Burkhart, was born on November 7, 1948 in Cherokee, IA. He attended the Cherokee schools and graduated from Washington High School in 1967. Terry graduated from Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, where he worked in the Athletic Department as a st...
Ruth Irene George
Ruth Irene George
Thursday, December 30, 1915 - Monday, June 11, 2012
Ruth was born December 30, 1915, in Cherokee, the daughter of Ernest and Nanny (Bengtson) Bjorklund. She attended one year of high school in Aurelia, then left to be a nanny in Chicago at the age of 15. It was there she became a diehard Chicago Cubs fan and she maintained that love until the very ...
Wayne Hartig
Wayne Hartig
Saturday, August 28, 1915 - Saturday, June 02, 2012
Wayne Hartig, former Manson resident passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center June 2, 2012 at the age of 96. He was born August 28, 1915 to John and Nina (Harmon) Hartig in Pocahontas, IA. When he was a small child, the family moved to Manson where he eventually went to Manso...
Margery Bindner
Margery Bindner
Monday, December 18, 1916 - Thursday, May 24, 2012
Margery Aldean Smith Bindner, age 95, died on May 24th at Heartland Care Center in Marcus following a long illness. She was the daughter of Norman Jay and Winifred Lucile Skean Smith., born on December 18, 1916 in the family home south of Marcus, IA. Margery attended country school and graduated f...
Frances M. Vaughan
Frances M. Vaughan
Monday, May 24, 1915 - Monday, May 21, 2012
Frances M. Vaughan, the daughter of John and Clara (Bicksler) Miller, was born May 24, 1915, in Sac County, Iowa. Her Childhood years were spent in Sac County where she received her education while helping on the farm. On December 14, 1940 she was united in marriage to Bernard Vaughan at Storm La...
Craig A. Good
Craig A. Good
Saturday, September 24, 1949 - Monday, May 21, 2012
Craig A. Good, the son of William and Mildred (Leonard) Good, was born on September 24, 1949, in Cherokee, IA. He graduated from Washington High School in Cherokee. Following graduation, he enlisted in the U. S. Army, serving in Vietnam. After sustaining injuries during combat, he was honorably disc...
Pearl P. Jenness
Pearl P. Jenness
Thursday, April 04, 1929 - Saturday, May 19, 2012
Pearl P. Jenness, the daughter of Francis and Mary (Konz) Mousel, was born April 4, 1929, in Alton, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Alton where she received her education. She graduated from St. Mary's High School. She later attended Briar Cliff College where she received her teaching c...
Charles 'Chuck' Peterson
Charles 'Chuck' Peterson
Wednesday, December 11, 1935 - Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Charles 'Chuck' C. Peterson, 76, the son of Evart and Birdlyn (Fulton) Peterson, was born in Cherokee, IA, on December 11, 1935. He spent his childhood years in Cherokee, where he graduated from Washington High School in 1954. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Administration from Iowa Stat...
Nis Laursen Jr.
Nis Laursen Jr.
Wednesday, April 19, 1933 - Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Nis Laursen, Jr., the son of Signe (Miller) and Nis Laursen, Sr., was born on April 19, 1933, in Beresford, SD. He moved with his family to Cherokee, IA, where he first attended country school, and then Cherokee Public High School. He was a veteran of the Korean War, and was honorably discharge...
Marian Emma Gifford
Marian Emma Gifford
Tuesday, October 26, 1915 - Friday, April 13, 2012
Marian Emma (Martin) Gifford, the daughter of Louis and Bertha (Buttemeier) Martin, was born on October 26, 1915, in Manson, IA. She moved with her family to Cherokee, IA, where she attended school, graduating from Wilson High School in 1933. Following graduation, Marian worked for Metr...
Ramona Cunningham
Ramona Cunningham
Monday, July 05, 1915 - Friday, April 13, 2012
Ramona Cunningham of Omaha, NE, formerly of Cherokee, Iowa, passed away peacefully in Omaha on Friday, April 13, 2012 with her loving family at her side. Funeral services will be arranged by the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee, Iowa with services planned for Tuesday, April 17th at 10:30 at the ...
John Eischen Jr.
John Eischen Jr.
Monday, August 14, 1922 - Friday, March 23, 2012
Lawrence Eischen, Jr., the son of Margaret (George) and John Eischen, Sr., was born on August 14, 1922, on the family farm in Rock Township near Maryhill, Iowa. He was the youngest of 10 children. He attended country school, and then graduated from Cherokee Public High School in 1939. He was ...
James 'Jim' H. McDonald
James 'Jim' H. McDonald
Tuesday, July 04, 1944 - Thursday, March 15, 2012
James Henry McDonald, Jr., the son of Alma (Smith) and Jim McDonald, was born on July 4, 1944, in Des Moines, IA. He graduated from Knoxville, IA High School in 1962. He later graduated from Morningside College in Sioux City, IA in 1967. Jim married the love of his life, Linda Menke, on ...
Coen Jeremy Tangkhpanya
Coen Jeremy Tangkhpanya
Thursday, March 08, 2012 - Thursday, March 08, 2012
Coen Tangkhpanya, infant son of Jeremy and Leah (Fisk) Tangkhpanya was born and passed away on March 8, 2012 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. The family will have a private service at a later date. Even thou Coen lived for just a short time he is loved by many. His big brother Ow...
Donald J. Murphy
Donald J. Murphy
Wednesday, March 09, 1932 - Monday, March 05, 2012
Donald J. Murphy, the son of Maurice and Mary (Smith) Murphy was born March 9, 1932 in Emmetsburg, IA. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Emmetsburg before moving to town with his family. It was there that he attended school and graduated from Emmetsburg High School. On May 25, 195...
Edward E. Rasch
Edward E. Rasch
Wednesday, May 10, 1939 - Friday, March 02, 2012
Edward "Ed" Eugene Rasch, son of Frederick and Jessica (Faye) Rasch, was born on May 10, 1939 in Racine, Wisconsin. He attended school in Racine, WI and graduated college from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He entered the United States Army in 1957 where he served four years. On...
Marilyn Ann (Berg) Stiles
Marilyn Ann (Berg) Stiles
Friday, August 27, 1937 - Friday, February 17, 2012
Marilyn Ann (Berg) Stiles was born in Ute, IA on Aug. 27, 1937. She was the first of seven children born to Ralph and Helen (Hartigan) Berg. Marilyn attended St. Boniface Catholic School in Charter Oak, IA. She received her high school diploma. She married Carl Backhaus in 1955 and they ...
Helen Baker
Helen Baker
Sunday, August 10, 1924 - Monday, February 13, 2012
Helen Baker, a resident of Cherokee, Iowa died Monday the13th of February at the Careage Hills Care Center after a short illness. Helen Marie Schott was born on August 10, 1924 to parents William and Irene (Sampers) Schott. She attended Schaller Community Schools and graduated in 1942. She t...
Mary J. Wentworth
Mary J. Wentworth
Tuesday, November 23, 1926 - Friday, February 10, 2012
Mary J. Wentworth, the daughter of Earl and Grace (Campbell) Wentworth was born on November 23, 1926 in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she attended and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in 1944. After graduation, Mary worked for the telephone company...
Phoebe L. Mummert
Phoebe L. Mummert
Thursday, April 21, 1910 - Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Phoebe (McTasney) (Lee) Mummert was born April 21, 1910 in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee, where she attended the Immaculate Conception School. On May 19, 1927, she was united in marriage to William Lee. They lived in Odebolt and Ida Grove, IA, before settling in Cherok...
Florentine R. Weber
Florentine R. Weber
Monday, April 01, 1929 - Friday, February 03, 2012
Flornie Weber joined her favorite dance partner, Joe, to keep time with our Lord on Feb. 3, 2012, a week after being diagnosed with cancer. She journeyed on in the loving presence of her children and grandchildren, under the tender care of friends at Heartland Care Center in Marcus, Iowa. ...
Richard Allen Bennett
Richard Allen Bennett
Monday, April 14, 1941 - Thursday, February 02, 2012
Richard Allen Bennett, son of Richard Vaughn Bennett and Helen Louise Fullerton Bennett, was born on April 14, 1941 in Norton County, Kansas. He attended school at Lenora, Kansas and then served in the Army National Guard from 1963 – 1969. On August 20, 1962, Richard was united in marria...
Wayne W. Stellish
Wayne W. Stellish
Tuesday, May 27, 1919 - Thursday, February 02, 2012
Wayne W. Stellish, the son of Louis and Lousetta (Both) Stellish, was born on May 27, 1919, on a farm near Hartley, IA. He received his early education in the Hartley public schools. When he was 17, his family purchased a farm near Cherokee, IA. With the exception of four years he spent in the Ai...
Steven R. Hagan
Steven R. Hagan
Saturday, October 06, 1956 - Sunday, January 29, 2012
Steven Roy Hagan, the son of Gene and Wilma (Walters) Hagan, was born on October 6, 1956, in Spencer, Iowa. His family moved to Le Mars, Iowa, where he received his early education. They moved to Cherokee in 1973, where Steve completed his education. He attended NWIA Technical Institute, where ...
Roger A. Mischke
Roger A. Mischke
Saturday, May 09, 1936 - Sunday, January 15, 2012
Roger Allan Mischke, the son of Hazel (Oliver) and Reuben Mischke, was born on May 9, 1936, in Grand Rapids, MN. His childhood years were spent in Minnesota. He attended both country and public schools, and graduated from Grand Rapids High School. He went to work in the iron mines in nor...
Beverly K. (Reinert) Wood
Beverly K. (Reinert) Wood
Wednesday, April 21, 1948 - Monday, January 09, 2012
On January 9, 2012, Beverly passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family. Beverly K. (Reinert) Wood, the daughter of Clayton L. and Sophie (Carlson) Reinert was born April 21, 1948, in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she attended scho...
John Kenneth Berglund
John Kenneth Berglund
Friday, March 23, 1951 - Monday, January 09, 2012
John Kenneth Berglund, the son of Sally (Hanlon) and Kenneth Berglund, was born on March 23, 1951, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent on the family farm near Larrabee, IA, and he graduated from Washington High School in Cherokee with the class of 1970. Following high school, John att...
John M. Sauer
John M. Sauer
Friday, June 19, 1931 - Sunday, December 25, 2011
William M. Sauer, son of Milo and Mae (Caley) Sauer, was born on June 19, 1931 in Cherokee, Iowa. He attended and graduated from Immaculate Conception School in Cherokee, Iowa. John furthered his education by attending St. Thomas College in St. Paul, MN and University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA. He...
Harry Lester Brutsman
Harry Lester Brutsman
Tuesday, July 26, 1921 - Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Harry Lester Brutsman, the son of Harry and Gertrude Brutsman was born July 26, 1921, in Delaware County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent near Delhi, IA where he received his education. He graduated from Maquoketa Valley High School in Delhi. Following his education, Harry served in ...
Candlelight Service of Remembrance
Candlelight Service of Remembrance
Tuesday, December 06, 2011 - Wednesday, December 07, 2011
We Remember Cecil K. Akin Ardis Kate Baker Dennis A. Baker Kathryn "Kat" Barrick Donald R. Bechtel Joan Marie Benson Charles "Chuck" E. Berry George "Ed" Bevard Esther V. Bleakly Lonny G. Boardman Bernard D. Bond Lucille L. Borrink Dorothy L. Bowling Jan Dee Brader Mark Buc...
Evalyn Pease
Evalyn Pease
Wednesday, April 24, 1918 - Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Evalyn Maxine Culler Pease, the daughter of Curtis and Orpha (Baker) Culler was born April 24, 1918 near Pierson, Iowa. She was raised on small farms close to Pierson and graduated from Grand Meadow School in 1935. She married William (Bill) Pease on February 10, 1938, beginning a marriage that last...
Fanny E. Hatterman
Fanny E. Hatterman
Friday, October 31, 1924 - Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Fanny E. Hatterman, the daughter of Evert and Minnie Sleeper, was born October 31, 1924, in George, Iowa. She attended school in George until 1932 when her family moved to Cherokee. She graduated from Wilson High School in 1942. During World War II (1943-1945) she worked at an Omaha, Nebraska ...
Jeannette Langholdt
Jeannette Langholdt
Friday, June 22, 1923 - Saturday, December 03, 2011
Jeannette Langholdt, the daughter of Martin and Elizabeth (Schiltz) Arens was born June 22, 1923, near Remsen, Iowa. Her early childhood years were spent in Remsen where she attended school. On January 30, 1943, Jeannette was united in marriage to Clarence Langholdt in Le Mars, Iowa. Following...
Mercedee Sapp
Mercedee Sapp
Tuesday, January 08, 1935 - Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Mercedee Sapp, the daughter of Juan and Feliza (Sapin) Baliola was born January 8, 1935, in Gerona, Tarlac. Following her education, she moved to Hong Kong where she was a housekeeper for an Ambassador. While in Hong Kong, Mercedee was as active member of her church where she sang in the choir. ...
Gene Hagan
Gene Hagan
Monday, August 19, 1929 - Monday, November 21, 2011
Donald Gene Hagan, the son of Roy and Annie (Bainbridge) Hagan was born August 19, 1929, in Kingsley, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Kingsley where he attended school and graduated from Kingsley High School in 1947. Following graduation Gene enlisted in the Army and served two tours du...
Muriel L. Schmoldt
Muriel L. Schmoldt
Saturday, December 27, 1919 - Sunday, November 20, 2011
Barbara E. Rupp
Barbara E. Rupp
Saturday, July 16, 1932 - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Barbara E. Rupp, the daughter of Ignatius Paul and Anna Clara (Smydra) Sivinski, was born July 16, 1932, in Ashton, NE. She lived with her family on a farm located near the Wood River in Shelton, NE until age three when they moved to Homer, NE. The family then moved to Rosalie, NE where they en...
Lorraine C. Herrmann
Lorraine C. Herrmann
Wednesday, August 10, 1921 - Monday, November 07, 2011
Lorraine C. Herrmann, the daughter of Edward and Hilda (Anderson) Harty, was born August 10, 1921 in St. Paul, MN. Her childhood years were spent in Highland Park, IL where she attended school and graduated from Lake Forrest High School. Lorraine was united in marriage to Paul Herrmann on July 27...
Ambrose John Klein
Ambrose John Klein
Saturday, December 06, 1930 - Monday, November 07, 2011
Ambrose, the son of William and Clara (Hoffman) Klein, was born December 6, 1930 in Hospers, Iowa. He attended St. Anthony's Catholic School in Hospers. Ambrose joined the US Army in 1952 during the Korean Conflict. On September 12, 1955, he was united in marriage to Blanche Riedmiller in Hospers...
Cecil K. Akin
Cecil K. Akin
Saturday, December 10, 1921 - Saturday, November 05, 2011
Cecil K. Akin, the son of Jess and Mary (Sargent) Akin was born December 10, 1921, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee. At age 5, his family moved to Ida Grove, IA where he received his education. Following school, Cecil enlisted in the United States Marines. He se...
Monte Raymond Noethe
Monte Raymond Noethe
Thursday, June 06, 1940 - Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Monte Raymond Noethe, the son of Lawrence and Gladys (Schwebach) Noethe was born June 6, 1940 in Sioux County, IA. His childhood years were spent near Melvin, IA where he attended school and graduated from Melvin High School in 1960. Monte was united in marriage to Carolyn Tesch on June 4, 1960 ...
Ardis Kate Baker
Ardis Kate Baker
Sunday, September 07, 1930 - Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Ardis Kate Baker, the daughter of Peter and Teresa (Ortner) Wolterman, was born September 7, 1930, in Danbury, IA. It is there that she received her education and graduated from Danbury St. Patrick’s High School. On September 1, 1951 Ardis was united in marriage to Willard Baker in Danbury....
Harry H. Neiman
Harry H. Neiman
Sunday, October 18, 1925 - Saturday, October 29, 2011
Harry Neiman, the son of Emil and Mary (Schmidt) Neiman, was born October 18, 1925 near Herrick, SD. His childhood years were spent on the farm near St. Charles, SD where he attended school. Following his schooling, Harry helped his father farm. On April 18, 1948, Harry was united in marriage to ...
Hazel I. Rupp
Hazel I. Rupp
Friday, July 17, 1914 - Saturday, October 29, 2011
Hazel Flanigan was born on July 17th, 1914, five miles south of Cherokee, Iowa, at a place known as Flanigan's Corner. Her parents were Thomas and Mary (King) Flanigan. Hazel was the oldest of four children-brothers Harold, Earl, and a sister, Ruth. When Hazel was eight years old, her f...
Agnes Lillie Martin
Agnes Lillie Martin
Tuesday, March 01, 2005 - Thursday, October 27, 2011
Agnes Lillie Martin, the daughter of Steve and Louise Martin, was born March 1, 2005, in Storm Lake, IA. Agnes loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed watching movies and playing with her babies. She also enjoyed her stuffed animal, her dolls, and listening to music. She was...
Wanda Jean Trask
Wanda Jean Trask
Wednesday, December 24, 1952 - Sunday, October 09, 2011
Kaye Lee Prokop
Kaye Lee Prokop
Monday, February 23, 1948 - Friday, September 23, 2011
Kaye Lee Prokop was born on February 23, 1948 in Cherokee, IA to Cecil A. and Anna Louise (Klingborg) Prokop. When he was very young, his step-father George Voss entered his life and became Kaye’s dad. Kaye grew up in Battle Creek and Quimby, IA. He graduated from Willow High School i...
Mark Buchanan
Mark Buchanan
Tuesday, August 12, 1969 - Thursday, September 22, 2011
Mark James Buchanan, the son of Arthur and Margarita (Franco) Buchanan was born August 12, 1969 in Riverside, CA. He spent his childhood years in many different locations due to his family being in the military. On June 28, 1991, Mark was united in marriage to Rebecca Hope Nicks in LeMars, IA. To...
Robert M. Reed
Robert M. Reed
Thursday, February 18, 1932 - Saturday, September 17, 2011
Robert M. Reed, who had a long career as a leader in electronic and print media, died Saturday, September 17, in Winter Park, Florida. The cause of death was respiratory failure, according to the family. Bob was born February 18, 1932, in Sheldon, Iowa. The third child of Carl and Hazel (Do...
Charles 'Chuck' E. Berry
Charles 'Chuck' E. Berry
Tuesday, August 31, 1920 - Friday, September 16, 2011
Joan Marie Benson
Joan Marie Benson
Saturday, August 26, 1939 - Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Joan Marie Benson passed away September 14, 2011 in Cherokee, Iowa after a long and courageous battle against cancer. She was born August 26, 1939 in Cherokee, the daughter of Wilbert and Ruth George. After graduating from Quimby High School in 1958 as salutatorian, she worked at Sioux Valley Ho...
Carol Swenk
Carol Swenk
Thursday, April 20, 1922 - Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Mrs. Carol Uhl Swenk was born in Mapleton, IA, on April 20, 1922. She moved to Orlando, FL in 1956, where she taught in St. James and Good Shepherd Schools for many years. She moved to Sparta, NC in 1983 and was evening supervisor for a branch of Wilkes Community College for several years. While in ...
Joyce M. Woltman
Joyce M. Woltman
Monday, December 29, 1941 - Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Joyce Marie Woltman, the daughter of Arthur and Odelia 'Della' (Thorman) Kohn was born on December 29, 1941, in Cherokee, IA. Her father passed away when she was very young and she was raised by her mother and step-father Aloysius George. She was a lifelong resident of Cherokee until recently moving...
Donnabel Cummins
Donnabel Cummins
Monday, July 02, 1928 - Sunday, August 28, 2011
Phillis Maxine Kulaszewski
Phillis Maxine Kulaszewski
Monday, December 22, 1919 - Monday, August 22, 2011
Phillis Maxine Kulaszewski, the daughter of W.E. 'Gene' and Marie (Baum) Blankenbaker was born December 22, 1919 in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she attended school. Following her schooling she joined the Women's Army Air Corps from 1942 - 1944. In 1965, she became ...
Douglas Jon Krenzien
Douglas Jon Krenzien
Sunday, October 13, 1946 - Thursday, August 18, 2011
Thomas L. Heidenreich
Thomas L. Heidenreich
Thursday, April 01, 1954 - Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Tom was born April 1, 1954, in Stockton, California, to Maxine (Nomsen) and Donald Heidenreich. He was raised in Wall Lake, Iowa, where he graduated from high school in 1972. In 1976 he obtained a degree in social work from Morningside College. Tom was employed by the State of Iowa Department of Hum...
Raymond E. Halder
Raymond E. Halder
Wednesday, May 04, 1932 - Thursday, August 11, 2011
Raymond E. Halder the son of Isreal and Iris (Mason) Halder, was born on a farm in Marshall Township Laurens, Iowa on May 4,, 1932. At the age of seven he moved to a farm south of Varina with his parents. Ray attended St. Columbille School in Varina from 1939 to 1946 when the family moved to an acre...
Denise Jones
Denise Jones
Thursday, June 14, 1962 - Sunday, August 07, 2011
Denise Jones, the daughter of Amber Simm, was born June 14, 1962, in Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on the farm near Cleghorn. She attended school at Meriden-Cleghorn and graduated from Meriden-Cleghorn High School. Following her schooling, Denise worked at Jessie's Dollar Stor...
Tammy Ann Trout
Tammy Ann Trout
Wednesday, February 21, 1968 - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Tammy Ann Trout, the daughter of Dale and Maredith “Chris” (Christie) Newell was born February 21, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois. Her early childhood years were spent in Chicago before the family moved to Cherokee, Iowa where she attended school and graduated from Cleghorn High School. She then attended...
Dennis D. Baker
Dennis D. Baker
Friday, October 21, 1938 - Saturday, July 23, 2011
Dennis D. Baker, the son of Ronald 'Pat' and Lois (Coppersmith) Baker, was born October 21, 1938, in Huron, SD. His childhood years were spent in Huron where he attended school and graduated from Huron High School. After receiving his education Dennis served with the U.S. Army for two years whi...
J. Donald Patterson
J. Donald Patterson
Sunday, August 25, 1912 - Wednesday, July 20, 2011
John Donald Patterson, 98, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday, July, 20, 2011 at the Cherokee Villa where he had been a resident for the past 3 years. J. Donald was born August 25, 1912 on the family farm to Nellie Rogers Patterson and John W. Patterson. Donald graduated from Wilson High School ...
Joseph B. Embretson
Joseph B. Embretson
Wednesday, June 27, 1934 - Monday, July 11, 2011
Joseph B. Embretson, the son of Bernard and Mammie Embretson, was born on June 27, 1934, in Owatonna, MN. His childhood years were spent in Rudd, IA where he received his education. In 1955, Joseph entered the Navy and honorably served until 1966. During his time in the service he was united in ma...
Joyce E. Pauling
Joyce E. Pauling
Tuesday, August 16, 1932 - Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Joyce Emily Pauling, the daughter of George and Josephine (Durmich) Puhrmann was born on August 16, 1932, in Meriden, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee County where she attended school and graduated from Larrabee High School in 1950. She then spent one year at Buena Vista College in S...
Katie J. Gross
Katie J. Gross
Sunday, October 09, 1927 - Sunday, May 29, 2011
Katie J. Gross, the daughter of John and Mary Stahl, was born on October 9, 1927 in Tabor, South Dakota. Her childhood years were spent in Tabor, South Dakota where she received her education. On January 25, 1952, Katie was united in marriage to Daniel Gross in Tabor, South Dakota. Nine chil...
Marlene E. Jenness
Marlene E. Jenness
Sunday, September 25, 1949 - Sunday, May 22, 2011
Marlene Elaine Jenness, the daughter of Willard H. and Erma Matilda Laura (Westphal) Stief was born on September 25, 1949 in Alta, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Aurelia where she attended school and graduated from Aurelia High School in 1967. Following high school Marlene attended the Univ...
George 'Ed' Bevard
George 'Ed' Bevard
Friday, January 31, 1930 - Tuesday, May 17, 2011
George “Ed” Bevard, the son of George E. and Martha E. (Young) Bevard, was born on January 31, 1930 in Bloomington, Illinois. His childhood years were spent in Atlanta, IL where he attended school. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1948 where he excelled in baseball and was offered a tryout w...
Helen Gates
Helen Gates
Tuesday, March 07, 1916 - Friday, April 22, 2011
Helen Dorothy Gates, the daughter of Henry and Sarah (Mohning) Meyer, was born on March 7, 1916 in Le Mars, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Le Mars where she attended school. In 1932, she moved to Marcus to help her sister who was managing the Marcus Cafe. She graduated from Marcus High Scho...
Jack Leinbaugh
Jack Leinbaugh
Thursday, August 23, 1928 - Friday, April 22, 2011
Jack Allen Leinbaugh, the son of James B. and Carrie (Hansen) Leinbaugh was born August 23, 1928, in Moville, IA. His childhood years were spent in Holstein, IA where he attended grade school and graduated from Holstein High School. He then attended the University of Iowa for a short period of time ...
Michael Richard Kruger
Michael Richard Kruger
Saturday, August 11, 1973 - Thursday, April 14, 2011
Michael Richard Kruger, son of Eugene and Ida Mae (Bechler) Kruger, was born August 11, 1973 in Rock Rapids, IA. His childhood years were spent in the George, IA area where he graduated from George Little Rock High School. He attended Iowa State University and graduated with a degree in Civil Engi...
Donald R. Bechtel
Donald R. Bechtel
Tuesday, October 03, 1939 - Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Donald Ray Bechtel, 71, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Cherokee Regional Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. Don was born on October 3, 1939, to Earl and Phoebe (Jones) Bechtel in Cherokee, Iowa. He graduated from Washington High School in Cherokee, Iowa in 1958. After ...
Ruth E. Rutherford
Ruth E. Rutherford
Sunday, November 25, 1917 - Sunday, April 10, 2011
Ruth Rutherford died Sunday, April 10th, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. She was born to Carl E. and Anna Mork Peterson on November 25th, 1917. Her parents were immigrants from Sweden, arriving through Ellis Island. Ruth graduated from Cherokee High School in 1935 and earned a busines...
Karen E. Schleef
Karen E. Schleef
Friday, October 06, 1944 - Saturday, April 09, 2011
Karen Elaine Schleef, the daughter of Chester and Gladys (Lewis) McTasney, was born October 6, 1944, in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in New Jersey where she attended school and graduated from North Arlington High School in North Arlington, NJ. Following graduation, Karen attende...
Joy Lynn Larson
Joy Lynn Larson
Sunday, July 05, 1953 - Thursday, April 07, 2011
Joy Lynn Larson, the daughter of Harold and Aileen (Schneider) Larson, was born on July 5, 1953, in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she received her early education and graduated from Washington High School in 1972.. Following her schooling, Joy moved to Colorado ...
Rita Rae Morgan
Rita Rae Morgan
Friday, January 30, 1948 - Sunday, April 03, 2011
Rita Rae (Thomas) Morgan was born on January 30, 1948 to George Frederick and Pearl Mae (Sorensen) Thomas in Sheldon, IA. When Rita was three the family moved to Paullina, Iowa where Rita attended Paullina High School. During Rita’s youth she attended the First Presbyterian Church where she w...
Ronald King
Ronald King
Sunday, February 04, 1945 - Sunday, March 27, 2011
Ronald DuWayne King, the son of William and Lucille (Rasmussen) King was born February 4, 1945, in Sioux City, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Quimby where he attended school and graduated from Quimby High School in 1963. Following his schooling, Ron worked for his father where he...
Jana D. Brader
Jana D. Brader
Thursday, October 04, 1951 - Sunday, March 13, 2011
Jan Brader, the daughter of Kenneth and VerDene (Anderson) Bramer was born on October 4, 1951 in Atlantic, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Audubon County where she attended school and graduated from Audubon High School. During her childhood, Jan enjoyed living on the family farm and hel...
Robert Eugene Grauer
Robert Eugene Grauer
Sunday, September 10, 1939 - Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Bob was born September 10, 1939 in Cherokee, Iowa to Fred and Cecelia (Mackowski) Grauer. He attended school in Cherokee, Iowa. Following his schooling he went to work for Berglund Motor Company in Cherokee, Iowa. Later, he worked for the City of Cherokee Water Depa...
Adam Daniel Craig
Adam Daniel Craig
Friday, October 23, 1987 - Friday, March 04, 2011
Adam Craig, the son of Pam (Kolpin) Craig and Dan Craig, was born October 23, 1987, in Storm Lake, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School in 2006. Craig enlisted in the Iowa Army National Guard’s Detachment 1, Headqu...
Adeline Warren Uhl
Adeline Warren Uhl
Tuesday, March 27, 1923 - Sunday, February 27, 2011
Adeline Lucille Uhl, the daughter of Joseph and Emmah (Davis) Stanislov was born on March 27, 1923, in Castana, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Castana where she attended school and graduated from Castana High School. Following her schooling, Adeline was united in marriage to Warr...
Shirley (Stokes) Prunchunas
Shirley (Stokes) Prunchunas
Tuesday, October 10, 1933 - Thursday, February 24, 2011
Shirley Jean Prunchunas, the daughter of Leroy and Irma Fae (Cipperly) Goettsch was born October 10, 1933, in Holstein, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cushing, Holstein, and Quimby where she attended school. On August of 1953, Shirley was united in marriage to Harold L. Stokes. They res...
Thomas Earl Flanigan
Thomas Earl Flanigan
Sunday, October 24, 1915 - Sunday, February 20, 2011
Earl Flanigan, the son of Thomas and Mary (King) Flanigan was born October 24, 1915, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent on the family farm five miles south of Cherokee. He attended country school and following his schooling he enrolled at a Diesel Engineering School in Des Moines, ...
Neta M. Leonard
Neta M. Leonard
Sunday, November 09, 1924 - Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Celestine Eischen
Celestine Eischen
Friday, July 30, 1915 - Saturday, February 12, 2011
Celestine Eischen, the daughter of John and Josephine (Hecket) Corzilius was born on July 30, 1915 in Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent near Maryhill where she attended school and graduated from Maryhill in 1928. After high school, she attended and graduated from Mount St. Mary’s ...
Ruth Lawler
Ruth Lawler
Saturday, February 25, 1928 - Saturday, February 12, 2011
Ruth M. (Ebel) Lawler was a wonderful person who assumed many roles in life: wife, mother, grandmother, nurse and friend, to name a few. She was born in Lincoln, Illinois, to Rudy and Nita Ebel on February 25, 1928, growing up among the cornfields of rural Illinois while attending Lincoln Public Sch...
Betty Medick
Betty Medick
Sunday, July 05, 1936 - Sunday, February 06, 2011
Floriene Delma Sangwin
Floriene Delma Sangwin
Saturday, July 28, 1917 - Monday, January 31, 2011
Floriene Delma Sangwin, age 93 of Cherokee, IA, passed away Monday, January 31, 2011 at Careage Hills Care Center in Cherokee, IA. She was born on July 28, 1917 in Rochester, Minnesota. She was the eldest of 9 children of Edward and Nola Quiggle DeMars. Her childhood years were spent in Roche...
Janice Schmillen
Janice Schmillen
Friday, March 14, 1947 - Saturday, January 29, 2011
Jan Schmillen, the daughter of Harold and Margaret (Smith) Aringdale, was born March 14, 1947, in Sioux Falls SD. Much of her childhood years were spent in Marathon Iowa. On January 24, 1982, Jan was united in marriage to Dick Schmillen in Cherokee, Iowa. Following their marriage they remain...
Lucille L. Borrink
Lucille L. Borrink
Thursday, December 23, 1920 - Friday, January 28, 2011
Lucille was born December 23, 1920, to Mr. and Mrs. William Hantsbarger in Cherokee, IA. She graduated from Cherokee High School in 1939 and also graduated from Samuelson Beauty School. She worked many years as a beautician and always cared how her hair looked even when she was in the ...
Glenna M. George
Glenna M. George
Sunday, April 27, 1924 - Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Glenna M. George, the daughter of Glenn and Mabel (Bork) Greene, was born April 27, 1924, in Marcus, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Marcus and Cherokee where she attended school and won many spelling bees. Glenna married George Ryan in 1949, and then raised two children, Cherie and...
Bernard D. Bond
Bernard D. Bond
Monday, July 21, 1924 - Monday, January 24, 2011
Bernard D. Bond, the son of William and Elizabeth (Eshelman) Bond, was born on July 21, 1924, in Bridgewater, IA. His childhood years were spent in Fontanelle, IA where he received his education. After his schooling, Bernard worked on a neighbor’s farm. He also worked construction and was a tel...
Kay Ileen Chettinger
Kay Ileen Chettinger
Saturday, February 04, 1939 - Sunday, January 09, 2011
Kay Ileen Chettinger, the daughter of Roy and Katherine (Malone) Frentress, was born on February 4, 1939, at her home in Manchester, IA. She was raised and graduated from Manchester High School. She received a Certificate for Continuing Education in computers from Western Iowa Tech and Bachelor...
Luella Caroline Herron
Luella Caroline Herron
Thursday, January 31, 1924 - Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Luella Caroline Herron, the daughter of Roy and Paula (Kohn) Sanders, was born January 31, 1924, in Sac County, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Fonda and Varina areas where she attended school and graduated from Varina High School. In February of 1942, Luella was united in marri...
Dorothy L. Bowling
Dorothy L. Bowling
Sunday, July 13, 1924 - Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Dorothy L. Bowling, the daughter of Walter and Margaret (Burwell) Smith was born on July 13, 1924, in Oklahoma City, OK. Her childhood years were spent in Oklahoma City where she attended school. On July 15, 1942, Dorothy was united in marriage to Henry Clay Bowling in Oklahoma City. To this unio...
Barbara Virelli
Barbara Virelli
Wednesday, October 20, 1920 - Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Barbara Hope Virelli, 90, of Royal, died Wednesday, December 29 at Northshire Residence in Spencer, Iowa. Born October 20, 1920 in Providence, Rhode Island, she was the daughter of Fred Jurgensen and Ethel Hogeboom Jurgensen. She married Edgar Foley with whom she had four children and was later m...
Myrtle M. Nixon
Myrtle M. Nixon
Thursday, June 21, 1928 - Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Myrtle M. Nixon, the daughter of Elmer and Ruth (Hopkins) Sapp, was born June 21, 1928, in Albany, NE. Her childhood years were spent in Nebraska where she attended school. Her family moved to Riverton, Iowa in 1934, where she went to school and worked at Simpson Café in Shenandoah, IA where she hel...
Vivian Meyer
Vivian Meyer
Friday, September 09, 1921 - Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Vivian Ruth (Wilson) Meyer began her life’s journey on September 9, 1921, at a rural farmstead in Marathon, IA. Her parents were Arthur James and Elsie Mae (Combs) Wilson. She was introduced to her three other siblings, Blanche, Oscar and Vergene. Brother, James was to come along later. Bec...
Gerald K. Madsen
Gerald K. Madsen
Tuesday, August 23, 1932 - Friday, December 24, 2010
Gerald Knut Madsen, the son of Edwin A. and Marie C. (Sheridan) Madsen, was born August 23, 1932 near Alta, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Rembrandt area. He attended school at Lincoln Lee School and graduated from Rembrandt High School in 1949. Following his schooling he entered the U....
Mabel A. Heick
Mabel A. Heick
Wednesday, December 22, 1920 - Saturday, December 18, 2010
Mabel Anna Neisses was born December 22, 1920 to Charles and Anna Neisses in Murdo, SD. She married Ralph Tolzin April 29, 1939 and they farmed south of Aurelia until 1954. They had four children. In 1955, Mabel began working as a nurse’s aide at Sioux Valley Hospital and cleaned homes as well...
Helen M. Christensen
Helen M. Christensen
Thursday, August 17, 1916 - Friday, December 10, 2010
Helen was born in 1916 to William H. and Frances (Early) Wood in Dumont, Iowa. She graduated from High School in 1935 in Waterloo, IA, and worked for Hinson Mfg. On October 1, 1939, Helen married Gordon Christensen and they moved to Hampton, Iowa, where their three children, David, Susan and G...
Lonny Gail Boardman
Lonny Gail Boardman
Tuesday, May 10, 1955 - Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Lonnie Gail Boardman, the son of Gail and Lorraine (Steuck) Boardman was born May 10, 1955, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in O’Brien County where he attended school in Primghar and Sutherland where he graduated in 1973. Following graduation, Lonny attended Upper Iowa Universit...
Candlelight Service Of Remembrance
Candlelight Service Of Remembrance
Monday, December 06, 2010 - Tuesday, December 07, 2010
We Remember: Martha Catherine Anderson Walter Anderson Ruth Ballantyne Edward Carl Bednarczyk Deloris Julia Benson Amos Joseph Bohnenkamp John Francis Bradstreet Mary Ann Bush Richard Cedar Roger Henry Cook Charles C. & Virginia E. Crocker Rita Mary Donaldson Charlotte Mae Eisenmenger...
Joseph Carl Huffman
Joseph Carl Huffman
Monday, September 01, 1969 - Friday, December 03, 2010
Verl E. 'Whirly-Bird' Ritter
Verl E. 'Whirly-Bird' Ritter
Wednesday, September 25, 1929 - Monday, November 29, 2010
Verl Edward Ritter, 81, of Cherokee, Iowa passed away on November 29, 2010. As he wished, his body was cremated under the direction of the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Verl was born on September 25, 1929 in Washta, Iowa to Fred and Maudie (Orten) Ritter. He began his education in W...
Margaret Simonsen
Margaret Simonsen
Wednesday, December 15, 1920 - Monday, November 29, 2010
Margaret I. Simonsen, 89, of Quimby, passed away Monday, November 29, 2010, at Careage Hills Nursing Home in Cherokee, Iowa. Margaret “Sis” Rasmussen was born the daughter of Hans and Margrethe (Laursen) Rasmussen on December 15, 1920, in Marcus, Iowa. She was a member of the Marcus Public Sc...
Deloris Julia Benson
Deloris Julia Benson
Thursday, March 22, 1928 - Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Deloris Julia Benson, the daughter of Henry and Hazel (Peterson) Husman, was born March 22, 1928, in Hinton, IA. On March 21, 1959, Deloris was united in marriage to Carl O. Benson. Following their marriage they moved to Cherokee where she worked for the egg plant. She then worked for Hilltop...
Edward Carl Bednarczyk
Edward Carl Bednarczyk
Sunday, May 05, 1946 - Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Mary Perle King
Mary Perle King
Sunday, September 11, 1932 - Thursday, November 11, 2010
Mary Perle King was born in Oto, Iowa to Ed and Lillian (Petersen) King September 11, 1932. The family moved shortly thereafter to a farm in the Quimby area where Mary Perle attended grade and high school graduating in 1950. She was active in 4-H, band, vocal, and drama. When her parents move...
Judy Ann Obbink
Judy Ann Obbink
Sunday, May 10, 1942 - Friday, November 05, 2010
Judy Obbink, the daughter of Franklin and Arlyne (Wiese) Hardens, was born May 10, 1942, at Cushing, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cushing where she received her education. After her schooling, Judy stayed at home to care for her ailing mother. On May 7, 1961, Judy was united in marria...
Merlin Wayne Sawvell
Merlin Wayne Sawvell
Monday, October 08, 1934 - Sunday, October 24, 2010
Dennis Ray Nelson
Dennis Ray Nelson
Friday, December 26, 1952 - Saturday, October 23, 2010
Dennis Ray Nelson 57, Cherokee, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2010, at the Cherokee Villa in Cherokee. Funeral arrangements are pending at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com. Dennis Ray Nelson, the son of Clyde Kenneth and Helen (John...
Charlotte Eisenmenger
Charlotte Eisenmenger
Friday, January 20, 1922 - Monday, September 27, 2010
Charlotte Eisenmenger, the daughter of John and Lillie M. (Sargisson) Reilly, was born January 20, 1922, in Sioux City, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Sioux City area where she attended school. The family then moved to Aurelia, IA where she attended High School and graduated from Aurelia ...
Keith P. Willis
Keith P. Willis
Friday, August 17, 1951 - Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Keith Page Willis, the son of Vance and Margorie (Page) Bainbridge was born on August 17, 1951 in Escondido, CA. He attended San Diego schools before moving to Wilcox, AZ where he attended Wilcox Public Elementary School. The family relocated to Kingsley, IA where he graduated from Kingsley-Pierson...
David Wayne Renken
David Wayne Renken
Friday, January 16, 1970 - Tuesday, September 21, 2010
David Wayne Renken, son of Bill and Barb (Johannes) Renken was born January 16, 1970 in San Fernando, CA. Two weeks after his birth, the family relocated to Newell, Aurelia and in 1971 settled in Meriden, IA where he spent his childhood years. David graduated from Meriden Cleghorn High School in 1...
Amos Bohnenkamp
Amos Bohnenkamp
Thursday, February 10, 1921 - Saturday, September 11, 2010
Amos Joseph Bohnenkamp, the son of Frank and Julia (Ricke) Bohnenkamp, was born February 10, 1921, in Carroll, IA. His childhood years were spent in Breda, IA where he attended school and graduated from St. Bernard High School in 1939. After high school, he attended Creighton University in Omaha, NE...
Harold D. 'Buster' Maddox
Harold D. 'Buster' Maddox
Monday, April 14, 1930 - Monday, August 30, 2010
Harold D. “Buster” Maddox, the son of William and Verna (Sleezer) Maddox, was born April 14, 1930, in Cherokee, IA. He was the first premature incubator baby in Cherokee County. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee where he attended school and graduated from Wilson High School. Following g...
Jack George Perrin
Jack George Perrin
Saturday, July 03, 1920 - Thursday, August 26, 2010
Jack was born July 3, 1920, in Freeport, Illinois to Delbert D. Perrin and Mary Goodwin Perrin. He grew up in Cherokee, he attended I.C. Catholic School until 11th grade, graduating from Wilson High School in 1938. He attended Iowa State Teachers College, now U.N.I., for 3 1/2 years, leaving to enl...
Charlotte L. Reis
Charlotte L. Reis
Saturday, August 15, 1936 - Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Charoltte L. Reis, the daughter of Charles and Lydia (Pocta) Maly was born August 15, 1936, in Steele, ND. Her childhood years were spent in Braddock, ND where she attended school and graduated from Braddock High School. She attended college for two years and received her teaching certificate. ...
Roger Henry Cook
Roger Henry Cook
Wednesday, April 11, 1928 - Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Roger Henry Cook, 82, of Pierson, Iowa, died Tuesday evening, August 3, 2010 at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. Mr. Cook was born April 11, 1928 in Oyens, the son of Henry and Agnes (Niehus) Cook. He graduated from Marcus High School. Roger married Lona Maye Herbold on June 2...
Walter Anderson
Walter Anderson
Tuesday, November 16, 1915 - Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Walter Carl Anderson, the son of Swedish immigrants, Axel and Betty (Forsberg) Anderson, was born November 16, 1915, in Boone County, IA. His childhood years were spent in Boone County where he received his education. With the onset of the depression era, Walt was forced to cease his for...
Stephen Hankens
Stephen Hankens
Tuesday, May 22, 1945 - Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Steve Hankens, age 65, of Cherokee, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 27th, at Cherokee Regional Medical Center, among family and friends. Born in 1945, to Don and Ivagene Hankens, Steve was a lifelong resident of Cherokee, leaving briefly only to attend college and law school at Drake Univ...
Esther Lorraine Gaskill
Esther Lorraine Gaskill
Saturday, January 24, 1925 - Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Esther Lorraine Swanson the daughter of August and Esther (Larson) Swanson was born January 24, 1925, near Creston, IA. She attended Lincoln #9 School and attended Creston High School. On April 11, 1941, she was united in marriage to Kenneth Gaskill. She became a full-time mother to their seven...
Rita Mary Donaldson
Rita Mary Donaldson
Monday, September 09, 1918 - Saturday, July 17, 2010
Rita Mary Donaldson, the daughter of Henry and Anna (Kohn) Rupp, was born September 9, 1918, at Maryhill, rural Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent around the Maryhill area where she attended school. After her schooling, Rita stayed at home to help her family. On February 22, 193...
Vernon   Owen Ludwig
Vernon Owen Ludwig
Monday, November 25, 1935 - Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Vernon Owen Ludwig, the son of Alvin and Ruth (Harker) Ludwig was born November 25, 1935, in Battle Creek, IA. He graduated from Ida Grove High School where he excelled in football and track. Vernon served with the United States Army as a Paratrooper. He spent two years in Germany. O...
Velrene Swanger
Velrene Swanger
Saturday, August 05, 1922 - Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Velrene, the daughter of A.J. and Mary (McDermott) King, was born August 5, 1922 in Anthon. She received her education in Anthon and Kingsley. After school she worked for Cudahy Packing Plant in Sioux City for 6 years before moving to the Cherokee area. On March 6, 1947, she and...
William 'Bill' T. Pease
William 'Bill' T. Pease
Saturday, December 30, 1916 - Saturday, June 05, 2010
William Thomson Pease was born December 30, 1916 in Washta, and died June 5, 2010 in Cherokee at the age of 93. He was the son of LeRoy and Mary (Thomson) Pease of Pierson. He graduated from Grand Meadow High School in 1934. He married Evalyn Culler in 1938, the couple farmed near Pierso...
Daniel Patrick McCarthy
Daniel Patrick McCarthy
Tuesday, April 26, 1949 - Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Daniel Patrick MCcarthy, the son of T. James and Corrinne E. (Fuller) McCarthy was born April 26, 1949 in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee where he attended school and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in 1967. He then attended Layton School of Design in Milwau...
Jone Illene Pearson
Jone Illene Pearson
Monday, May 31, 1937 - Monday, May 10, 2010
Jone Illene Pearson, the daughter of Francis and Dorthea (Sweet) Meyer, was born on May 31, 1937 in Storm Lake, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Truesdale, IA, where she attended school and graduated from Truesdale High School. On March 24, 1964, Jone was united in marriage to Dr. Harold Pe...
Mary Ann Bush
Mary Ann Bush
Friday, May 02, 1919 - Sunday, May 09, 2010
Mary Ann Bush, the daughter of John and Lena (Gengler) Nilles, was born May 2, 1919, in Remsen, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Remsen where she attended Remsen Catholic Boarding School. After her schooling, Mary Ann worked as a caretaker for a family where she cooked, cleaned, and helped w...
Verna R. Sticha
Verna R. Sticha
Saturday, October 02, 1915 - Saturday, May 08, 2010
Verna Sticha, born on October 2, 1915 to Peter and Emma (Ament) Reinert in Cherokee, Iowa, passed away on May 8, 2010. She was actively involved in the Catholic Daughters of America, and worked as a radiology technician in the Iowa State Hospital. Verna married Frances Guertin in...
Ann Gracey Meloy
Ann Gracey Meloy
Monday, February 29, 1932 - Saturday, May 01, 2010
Ann Gracey Meloy, 78, of Denver, Colorado died in her sleep of heart complications on Saturday, May 1, 2010. Ann Meloy was born on February 29, 1932 in Cherokee, Iowa, a daughter of Edith Gracey Meloy and Charles Daniel Meloy. She graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee in 1950. Ann receive...
Doris Paltz
Doris Paltz
Friday, December 27, 1929 - Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Doris Ann Paltz, the daughter of John and Leona (Fernholz) Kleinschmit, was born December 27, 1929, in St. Helena, NE. Her childhood years were spent in St. Helena where she attended school. On December 27, 1929, Doris was united in marriage to Kenneth Paltz. Kenneth preceded her in death in 1994...
DoraDean Kahl
DoraDean Kahl
Thursday, November 13, 1924 - Tuesday, April 06, 2010
DoraDean Kahl, the daughter of Walter and Alice (Raney) McManus, was born on November 13, 1924, in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee, where she received her education and graduated from Wilson High School in 1942. DoraDean was the youngest of eight siblings. She lived most of...
John Francis Bradstreet
John Francis Bradstreet
Thursday, July 06, 1961 - Wednesday, March 24, 2010
John Francis Bradstreet, the son of Harry and Carol (Cook) Bradstreet, was born July 6, 1961, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee, where he attended school. Following his schooling, John remained in Cherokee, and worked for Sanitary Services. He later was a distributor...
Rena Gerdena Waul
Rena Gerdena Waul
Sunday, November 02, 1913 - Monday, March 22, 2010
Rena Gerdena Waul, 96 , a retired elementary school teacher formerly of Atlantic, IA, died Monday, March 22, 2010 at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, IA. Funeral services will be held at Mason’s Funeral Home in Pleasantville on Saturday, March 27 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be he...
Tony Lewis Matula
Tony Lewis Matula
Thursday, August 14, 1919 - Friday, March 12, 2010
Anton "Tony" L. Matula, the son of Joseph and Emma (Fetter) Matula, was born August 14, 1919, in Chelsea, IA. His childhood years were spent on the family farm near Chelsea. He received his education from St. Joseph Catholic School. After his schooling, Tony was drafted by the U.S. Army w...
Maredith 'Chris' Newell
Maredith 'Chris' Newell
Sunday, June 14, 1942 - Tuesday, March 09, 2010
Maredith “Chris” Newell, the daughter of Henry and Marion (Ludwig) Christie was born June 14, 1942, in Battle Creek, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Battle Creek where she attended School and graduated from Battle Creek High School. After graduation, Chris attended college in Indiana. ...
Marilyn M. Peck
Marilyn M. Peck
Wednesday, June 23, 1948 - Monday, February 22, 2010
Marilyn M. Peck, age 61, of Cherokee, IA, passed away Monday, February 22, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, February 26, 2010, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Arma...
Daniel L. Smith
Daniel L. Smith
Tuesday, December 24, 1957 - Thursday, February 18, 2010
Daniel L. "Bear" Smith, the son of Leland and Catherine (Curtis) Smith, was born December 24, 1957, in Cherokee, IA. He was raised on a farm near Quimby and attended school in the Quimby and Washta School districts. On May 27, 1978, Dan was united in marriage to Kathy Brodersen at Immaculate C...
William L. 'Bill' Walsh
William L. 'Bill' Walsh
Monday, June 08, 1925 - Friday, February 12, 2010
William L. 'Bill' Walsh, the son of Joseph and Josephine (Brennan) Walsh, was born June 8, 1925, in Emmetsburg, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Emmetsburg where he attended school and graduated from Emmetsburg Catholic High School in 1943. After graduation, Bill enlisted in the U.S. N...
Anna Mae Ward
Anna Mae Ward
Monday, March 26, 1928 - Thursday, February 11, 2010
Anna Mae was born March 26, 1928, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to Anna Semko Kokayko and Samuel Kokayko. She attended school in Glassport, PA graduating from Glassport High in 1946. She worked for US Steel in McKeesport after graduating. On December 28, 1949 she married Kenneth Ward in Mc...
JoAnn Joyce Schmidt
JoAnn Joyce Schmidt
Monday, July 22, 1940 - Thursday, February 11, 2010
JoAnn Joyce Schmidt, the daughter of John and Claribell (Pearson) Husman, was born on July 22, 1940, near Hinton, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Quimby, IA where she received her education and graduated from Quimby High School in 1958. On June 24, 1961, JoAnn was united in marriage to ...
Doris June Humphrey
Doris June Humphrey
Tuesday, June 13, 1933 - Monday, February 08, 2010
Elton Jerome Herrron
Elton Jerome Herrron
Thursday, August 16, 1956 - Sunday, February 07, 2010
Florence Elizabeth Timmins
Florence Elizabeth Timmins
Monday, September 30, 1912 - Friday, January 29, 2010
Florence was born September 30, 1912 in LeMars, Iowa to William and Blanche (Rice) Cowan. She attended school in LeMars, Iowa, moved to Cherokee, Iowa, graduating from Wilson High School in1930. She later attended one year of business school in Ames, Iowa. On May 7, 1933 she married Harold Timmin...
Arthur 'Art' John Heick
Arthur 'Art' John Heick
Wednesday, May 26, 1915 - Thursday, January 21, 2010
Arthur 'Art' John Heick, the son of John and Alma (Subcliff), was born May 26, 1915 in Sutherland, IA. Following his schooling, Art farmed his dad's farm and then his own farm for many years. After an accident on his farm, he worked at Cherokee Regional Medical Center for many years until his...
Frank J. Humphrey
Frank J. Humphrey
Thursday, October 19, 1922 - Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Warren G. Held
Warren G. Held
Wednesday, April 04, 1923 - Wednesday, January 06, 2010
Warren Gregory Held, the son of Benjamin and Viola (Croston) Held was born April 4, 1923 in Hinton, IA. Warren along with his siblings spent their youth showing cattle and he was active in Plymouth County 4-H. The highlight of his 4-H career was showing the Grand Champion In showroom at the Chic...
Larry N. Menke
Larry N. Menke
Wednesday, August 12, 1953 - Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Larry N. Menke, the son of Burdette and Lillian (Buss) Menke, was born August 12, 1953, in Sioux County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee, IA, where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School. He entered the Military serving with the U.S. Marine Corp. Fol...
Janice P. Lux
Janice P. Lux
Saturday, September 07, 1940 - Friday, December 25, 2009
Janice Lux, the daughter of Joe and Esther (Bond) Determann, was born September 7, 1940, in Ida Grove, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Ida Grove where she received her education and graduated from Ida Grove High School in 1959. She excelled in girls basketball in high school and was cro...
Martha Catherine Anderson
Martha Catherine Anderson
Saturday, April 18, 1914 - Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Martha Catherine Anderson, the daughter of Joel and Hedvig (Erlandson) Benson was born April 18, 1914, in Cherokee County, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she attended school and graduated from Wilson High School. After graduation, Martha remained in Cherokee where ...
Florence A. Heinen
Florence A. Heinen
Thursday, February 06, 1930 - Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Florence A. Heinen, 79, passed away Dec. 15, 2009 at Golden Oaks Nursing Center in Enid, Oklahoma. She was born Feb. 6, 1930 in Cherokee, Iowa to John and Mary (Albers) Umhoefer. She graduated from Cleghorn High School. She married Robert Heinen on April 26, 1950 at Maryhill, Iowa. They...
Robert W. Messerole
Robert W. Messerole
Thursday, December 17, 1936 - Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Robert W. Messerole, the son of Gordon and Gertrude (Pitts) Messerole was born December 17, 1936, in Cherokee, Iowa. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Cleghorn. He attended and graduated from Maryhill and Immaculate Conception High School in 1955. Bob enlisted in the U.S. Army...
D. Duane Hackett
D. Duane Hackett
Wednesday, June 20, 1934 - Thursday, December 10, 2009
Duane was born June 20, 1934 in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Marion and Ida Mae (Schieuer) Hackett. He married Joanne Mary Weber on June 17, 1957 and to this union two children were born, Renee Mary and Kenneth Duane. After graduating from Climbing Hill High School in 1952, Duane worked with hi...
Larry D. Wheeler
Larry D. Wheeler
Friday, July 22, 1938 - Thursday, November 26, 2009
Larry Wheeler, the son of Carl and Julia (Logue) Wheeler, was born July 22, 1938, in Knoxville, IA. At age three, his family moved to Aurelia and eventually to Cherokee where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School in 1957. Following graduation, he attended Mankato St...
Gladys Martha Rupp
Gladys Martha Rupp
Thursday, August 05, 1920 - Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Gladys Martha Rupp was born August 5, 1920 in Holstein, Iowa, the daughter of Ernest and Hilda (Schliinz) Kuhrts. She graduated as valedictorian of her high school class in Quimby, Iowa in 1937 and attended the National Business Training School in Sioux City. She was employed at the AAA office in Ch...
Mary E. Johnson
Mary E. Johnson
Saturday, August 03, 1912 - Monday, November 23, 2009
Mary was born on August 3, 1912 in Cherokee, IA to William and Ella (Mongan) Dreyer. Mary grew up in the Cherokee and Aurelia area graduating from Aurelia. She worked at Kruses Mercantile Store while living in Aurelia. Mary married LeRoy Johnson February 21, 1940 in Storm Lake, IA. T...
Amos A. Leonard, Sr.
Amos A. Leonard, Sr.
Thursday, May 02, 1929 - Friday, November 20, 2009
Amos was born May 2, 1929 in Cherokee, Iowa to Herbert A. and Marvel (Filer) Leonard. He was educated in the Quimby area, graduating from Quimby Consolidated School in 1948. On July 16, 1950 he married Alma Wilmot in Cherokee, Iowa. For many years, Amos farmed and also worked for Smith Feed ...
Betty (Reznikov) Tymeson
Betty (Reznikov) Tymeson
Sunday, July 04, 1926 - Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Betty (Reznikov) Tymeson, 83, of Alta, Iowa, and formerly of Cherokee, passed away November 18, 2009, at Sunset Knoll in Aurelia, Iowa following a lengthy illness. Betty (Reznikov) Tymeson, the daughter of Lemuel and Amelia (Rameburg) Lewis was born July 4, 1926, in Charleston, West Vir...
Betty Lou Massmann
Betty Lou Massmann
Friday, May 13, 1927 - Sunday, November 15, 2009
Betty Lou Massmann was born to Wiley and Marie Hopkins on May 13, 1927 in Deloit, Iowa. Betty's early childhood was spent at various railroad depot's where she would love to watch the trains come in. Her family eventually settled in Primghar, IA where she was raise and attended school. Betty wa...
James Anthony Schallau
James Anthony Schallau
Friday, April 15, 1938 - Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Jim was born April 15, 1938, the seventh of ten children of Irvin and Joye (Tripplet) Schallau in Sutherland, Iowa. He attended Quimby grade school, transferred to Meriden in 8th grade, and graduated from there in 1956. He married his lifetime sweetheart Lois Ann Rupp on September 12, 1959 at Visita...
Evart 'Tony' Fulton Peterson
Evart 'Tony' Fulton Peterson
Monday, December 21, 1931 - Thursday, November 05, 2009
Evart "Tony" Fulton Peterson, the son of Evart and Birdlyn (Fulton) Peterson was born December 21, 1931, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School in 1950. Tony attended one year of college at Buena Vista Colle...
Paul Kohns
Paul Kohns
Friday, November 04, 1910 - Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Paul Kohns, the son of Peter P. and Elizabeth (Heller) Kohns was born November 4, 1910, in rural Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee where he received his education. On July 8, 1933 Paul was united in marriage to Austrid Carlson at Maryhill Catholic Church. Following ...
Lela M. Rose
Lela M. Rose
Saturday, August 23, 1930 - Thursday, October 22, 2009
Lela was born August 23, 1930 in rural Cleghorn, Iowa, to Wilfred "Bill" and Louise (Kirchoff) Bush. She graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee, Iowa in 1948. On February 4, 1950 she married Perry Wilmer Rose at Maryhill. He preceded her in death October 7, 1997. Lela and Perry ...
Mary Ann Glover
Mary Ann Glover
Wednesday, December 31, 1947 - Friday, October 09, 2009
Mary Ann Glover, the daughter of Harry and Anna Mae (Davis) Kirchner was born December 31, 1947, in Mapleton, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Mapleton where she went to school. At age 15, her family moved to Correctionville, Iowa and then to Quimby, Iowa. Mary graduated from Willow High S...
James Weins
James Weins
Friday, September 01, 1950 - Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Jim was born September 1, 1950 in Cherokee, Iowa to Nick and Lillian (Boysen) Weins. He attended high school in Sutherland, Iowa, graduating in 1968. Jim served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1968-1972. He was very proud of his military service. Jim had 2 tours of Vietnam and ...


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