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Kenneth Stephens
Kenneth Stephens
Monday, May 24, 1954 - Sunday, September 10, 2017
Lucille King
Lucille King
Wednesday, March 15, 1922 - Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Lucille King, the daughter of Arthur and Zintka (Heard) Rasmussen was born on March 15, 1922, in Bronson, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Bronson where she attended school and graduated from high school. Following graduation she worked at Cudahy's Meat Processing. On June 28, 1941, Lucille wa...
Elva Johnson
Elva Johnson
Friday, March 13, 1925 - Monday, September 04, 2017
Elva Johnson was born on a farm near Remsen, IA, March 13, 1925, to Art and Ida (Wilberding) Delperdang. She graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Cherokee in 1942. She went to work at Miller Insurance, which later became Miller-Mac. Elva married Kenneth Johnson on June 26, 1947, and ...
Kirk Allen Ray
Kirk Allen Ray
Friday, March 29, 1963 - Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Kirk Allen Ray, age 54, of Washta, IA, died suddenly on August 30, 2017, at Unity Point St. Luke's Medical Center in Sioux City, IA. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Kirk was born on March 29, 1963, to Kenneth and Clarsie (Holloway) Ray. He lived in Washta...
Celesta Rupp
Celesta Rupp
Thursday, January 08, 1920 - Saturday, August 26, 2017
Celesta Elizabeth Rupp, the daughter of Joseph and Clara (Hansen) Schroeder was born on January 8, 1920, on the family farm near Remsen. She was raised near Remsen and attended school at Remsen St. Mary's. After her schooling, Celesta assisted in farm work for family and domestic work for neigh...
Loretta Marie Rosenthal
Loretta Marie Rosenthal
Wednesday, December 05, 1923 - Thursday, August 24, 2017
Loretta (Nioce) Rosenthal, 93, of Cherokee died August 24, 2017, of complications due to pneumonia and COPD. Loretta was born on December 5, 1923, near Mayetta, Kansas, the daughter of Charles and Alice Nioce. She graduated from Holton High School and worked as a telegraph operator for the railro...
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