Celebrity Obituaries

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Patricia A. Duncan

December 19, 1948 - June 13, 2018

Patricia A. Duncan, 69, of Sergeant Bluff, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation time for caring and sharing will be 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Private burial will take place at the Kingsley Cemetery, Kingsley, Iowa. Patricia Ann was born December 19, 1948, the daughter of Dale and...
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Rita L. Herbold

May 26, 1927 - May 21, 2018

Correctionville, Iowa: Rita L. Herbold, 90, of Correctionville, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018 at Cherokee Specialty Care in Cherokee, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa, with Pastor Tami Groth of Salem Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Pierson, Iowa. Visitation will be one...
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Arthur G. Hermanson

May 20, 1929 - April 28, 2018

Reverend Arthur "Art" G. Hermanson, 88, of Kingsley, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 2, 2018 with Steve Jewette officiating at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Arthur was born May 20, 1929, Milwaukee, WI, the son of Arthur E. and Luella (Wendt) Hermanson. After graduating...
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Jennifer L. Pratt

December 11, 1972 - April 16, 2018

Jennifer Lynn Pratt, 45, of Cheyenne, WY, formally of Kingsley, IA died on April 16, 2018 in Cheyenne, WY. Services will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in Cheyenne. A Celebration of Life service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2018 at New Life Baptist Church in Kingsley, IA with Pastor Ken Kraft officiating. Visitation is one hour prior to service time at the church. ...
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Robert W. Irwin

February 24, 1948 - April 9, 2018

Robert "Bob" Irwin, 70, Kinston, North Carolina, passes away Monday, April 9, 2018 at Harmony Hall Nursing and Rehab Center in Kinston following a lengthy illness. Bob's wishes were to be cremated. Burial will be in Kingsley, Iowa cemetery on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Bob asked for a private graveside for family members. Margaret and Rick would like to invite family, classmates and...
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Gunther "Lorny" Nissen

August 5, 1937 - April 5, 2018

Pierson, Iowa: Gunther "Lorny" Nissen, 80, of Pierson, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2018 at Salem Lutheran Church, rural Correctionville, IA. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Pierson, IA. Visitation will be 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sunday, with the family present during this time...
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Dave W. Robinson

February 12, 1960 - March 27, 2018

Dave was born February 12, 1960 to Glen and Dorothy (Maass) Robinson in LeMars, Iowa. He was raised in Remsen, IA, graduating from Remsen Union High School in 1978. He went to NCC in Sheldon, IA, where he received a degree in diesel mechanics, while attending college he worked at Handicapped Village. Following graduation, he worked at Diesel Specialities in Sioux City for 1 ½ years. After...
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Thomas "Tom" Chandler

May 1, 1942 - March 21, 2018

Thomas "Tom" E. Chandler, 75, of Kingsley, passed Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 24, 2018 with Rev. Bill McCarthy officiating at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be one hour prior to the funeral service. Military rites conducted by the U.S....
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John "Bob" Seuntjens

January 27, 1934 - February 22, 2018

Bob was born January 27, 1934, rural Kingsley, Iowa, the son of John and Kathyrne (Streck) Seuntjens. Bob grew up in the Kingsley area graduating from Kingsley High School in 1952, he then attended the University of Iowa until 1954. In 1954 he entered the U.S. Army where he served until his honorable discharge in 1956. Following his honorable discharge Bob returned to Kingsley where he began...
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Sharon D. Hendricks

March 4, 1940 - February 10, 2018

Sharon D. Hendricks, 77, of Sioux City passed away peacefully on February 10, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Visitation at Rohde Funeral Home, 101 W 2nd Street in Kingsley on Thursday, February 15, 2018, with family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Celebration of Life at Peace Reformed Church, 4100 Outer Drive North, in Sioux City on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Online condolences may...
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Helen L. Bowman

May 17, 1926 - February 7, 2018

Helen L. Bowman, 91, of Kingsley, Iowa, died February 7, 2018 at Kingsley surrounded by her family. Helen was the daughter of William Oren and Doretta Marie (Dorale) McCain, born May 17, 1926 in Kiron, Iowa. She went to several country schools, finishing her education at Kingsley Public School. She married Jack Bowman September 27, 1942 at the Lutheran parsonage east of Hinton by Rev. Stohmer....
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Beverly "Tammy" Gardner

June 5, 1957 - January 25, 2018

Moville, Iowa: Beverly "Tammy" L. Gardener, 60, of Moville, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 29, 2018 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. this Monday, with the family being present at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. ...
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John L. Larsen

August 4, 1936 - January 16, 2018

John Lewis Larsen was born August 4, 1936 in Kimballton, Iowa., the son of Lewis and Anna Marie (Larsen) Larsen. The family moved to Sac City, Iowa where he graduated from Sac City High School in 1955. After graduation he enlisted in the Air Force in July of 1955 and was honorably discharged after basic training for medical reasons. John was then employed by Central Telephone Co. where he...
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Margaret "Peg" Kraft - Green

February 18, 1926 - January 11, 2018

On January 11, 2018, the town of Kingsley, Iowa, lost one of its most devoted residents and supporters. Margaret "Peg" Kraft-Green passed away peacefully at her home when she went to meet her Lord and Savior. Peg was born in Kingsley, February 18, 1926, the youngest daughter of G.W. (Bill) and Frances (Foster) Bainbridge. Aside from some childhood years during the Great Depression when her...
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Mary L. Pittmann

August 12, 1927 - January 7, 2018

Mary Lou Pittmann was born August 12, 1927 in Sioux City, IA, the daughter of Erastus and Neva (Swanger) Jones. She grew up in Sioux City and later moved with her mother to Los Angeles, CA as a teenager. She attended Alexander Hamilton High School graduating in 1945. After high school she worked at MGM Studio and met famous personalities such as Elizabeth Taylor and Frank Sinatra to name a few....
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Arliene Turner

December 31, 2017

No services or commemoration are planned at this time.
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Rowena O. Roepke

October 9, 1924 - December 30, 2017

Rowena O. Roepke, 93, of Kingsley, went to her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 4, 2018 at First Lutheran Church, Kingsley, IA, with Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the family...
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Donald G. Zenor

July 25, 1935 - December 26, 2017

Donald G. Zenor, 82, of Kingsley, formerly of Lawton, IA, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 30, 2017 at St, Michael Catholic Church, Kingsley, IA, with Msgr. Duchaine officiating. Burial will be at Banner Township Cemetery, Lawton, Iowa, with military rites provided by the U.S. Army. ...
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Wayne D. Mathers

August 24, 1925 - December 21, 2017

Wayne Donald Mathers, 92, recently of Char Mac Assisted Living in Lawton, Iowa, and previously of Correctionville and Kingsley, Iowa, died of natural causes on December 21 following a short stay at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Wayne was born in Kingsley to Ella M. (Jaacks) Mathers and Ralph V. Mathers on August 24, 1925. He grew up in rural Correctionville, where his family farmed, and...
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Randy J. Pojar

February 23, 1954 - December 17, 2017

Sioux City, Iowa: Randy Joe Pojar, 63, of Sioux City, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, December 17, 2017 after battling pancreatic cancer. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Cross Pointe Church in Sioux City, with Rev. Bob Schoenherr officiating and military rites conducted by Cownie-Church American Legion Post 307 of South Sioux City, NE. Visitation will...
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Marvin L. McDermott

December 19, 1954 - December 14, 2017

Kingsley, Iowa: Marvin L. McDermott, 62, of Kingsley, passed away at his residence in Kingsley, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 18, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kingsley, IA, with Msgr. Mark Duchaine and Deacon Dan Goebel officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Sunday,...
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James E. Woods

January 5, 1933 - December 10, 2017

LeMars, Iowa: Jim Woods, 84, of LeMars, formerly of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in LeMars. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, with Msgr. Mark Duchaine officiating and military rites conducted by Wasmer American Legion Post 241 of LeMars, Iowa. Visitation will be one...
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Hilda K. Dragoo

August 6, 1922 - December 8, 2017

PIERSON, IOWA: Hilda K. Dragoo, 95, of Pierson, passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 at Kingsley Speciality Care, Kingsley, Iowa. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Moville, Iowa . Visitation will be one hour prior to funeral service at the church. Burial will be at Rock Brank Fairfield Cemetery, rural Correctionville,...
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Charles D. Maring

September 5, 1940 - November 14, 2017

Charles "Charlie" D. Maring, 77, of Kingsley, passed away, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Kingsley Speciality Care in Kingsley, Iowa. There will be a private family funeral service at Rohde Funeral Home. Charles DuWain Maring was born September 5, 1940 in Saginaw, Michigan, the son of Archie J. & Edith Maring. He grew up in the Saginaw area graduating from high school in 1958. After high...
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Arthur J. Wyckoff

April 23, 1926 - November 13, 2017

Arthur was born April 23, 1926, Kingsley, Michigan, the son of Norman O. & Violetta (Baldwin) Wyckoff. He grew up in Traverse City, Michigan graduating from high school in 1944. Following graduation, he entered the Army Air Corp July 7, 1944 and served in Europe during WWII until his honorable discharge June 24, 1946. After that he returned to Traverse City, Michigan where he married Carol L....
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Frank C. Banys Jr.

February 8, 1950 - October 30, 2017

Frank Charles Banys, Jr. of Kingsley, IA died Monday, Oct 30, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center. Services will be Sat., Nov. 4 at 5 pm at Faith United Presbyterian Church, 4327 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, IA with Pastor David Koehler officiating. A dinner will be after. In lieu of flowers, come share a story of Frank. Frank Jr., the son of Frank & Sylvia E. (Sypersma) Banys, was born Feb. 8,...
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Valeria A. Bolton

June 26, 1931 - September 28, 2017

LE MARS, IOWA; Valeria A. Bolton, 86, formerly of Kingsley, passed away, Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in LeMars, Iowa. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 2, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa with Pastor Mike Stevens officiating. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the family present during...
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Ruth Malm

April 18, 1929 - September 26, 2017

Kingsley, Iowa: Ruth Malm, 88, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at her home with her family and Siouxland Hospice Care. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 29, 2017, at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, Iowa, with Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Burial will be at Arlington Township Cemetery in Moville, Iowa. Visitation will be Thursday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m....
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Susan C. De Jong

November 23, 1946 - September 25, 2017

Susan Carol DeJong, 70, passed away on September 25, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA from complications due to multiple sclerosis. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa with Pastor Mike Stevens officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time with family present during this time. Online...
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Richard "Rich" Nielsen

November 14, 1942 - September 13, 2017

Rich was born November 14, 1942 in Rock Valley, Iowa to Lowell and Naomi (Negless) Nielsen He graduated from Woodbury Central High School in 1960. He was drafted in October 1966 to the army and served in Vietnam from March of 1967 until March of 1968. When he returned to the states he finished his tour of duty at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He married Norma Jean Jaacks on June 1,1966 in Moville, IA....
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DeLora A. Miller

October 10, 1931 - September 8, 2017

Delora A. Miller, 85, of Pierson, Iowa passed away Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Correctionville Nursing Home in Correctionville, Iowa. DeLora was born October 10, 1931, rural Kingsley, Iowa, the daughter of Daniel D. and Eva L. (Sheeler). Delora attended rural school at Garfield # 6, and graduated from Kingsley High School. On August 1, 1952, she married Herman (Bud) Miller. DeLora and...
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Karel E. Grant

November 6, 1934 - September 3, 2017

Kingsley, Iowa: Karel E. Grant, 82, of LeMars formerly of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in LeMars, Iowa. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa, with Rev. Ken Kraft officiating. Burial will be at Cushing Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Nash Post 140. ...
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Wayne E. Pfaffle

June 13, 1935 - August 15, 2017

Remsen, Iowa: Wayne E. Pfaffle, 82, of Remsen, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at his residence. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 19, at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, Iowa, with Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., with family present during this time, and a prayer service at 7:00 p...
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Glen E. Schlotman

February 23, 1938 - August 3, 2017

KINGSLEY, IOWA: Glen E. Schlotman, 79, of Kingsley, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Services will be Monday, August 7, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley, Iowa. Burial will be at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Kingsley, Iowa, with military graveside rites provided by American Legion Nash Post 140...
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Edwin D. Coughenour

July 14, 1929 - July 11, 2017

Edwin "Ed" D. Coughenour, 87, of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center. Ed was born in Maxwell, Iowa, the son of Leslie D. and Winifred L. (Veneman) Coughenour, on July 14, 1929. He attended school in Maxwell graduating with the class of 1947. After graduation, Ed enlisted in the Army on July 9, 1947 at Ft. Sheridan, Illinois and was honorably discharged...
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Marcia A. Walker

April 19, 1943 - June 20, 2017

Marcia Ann Walker, 74, of Moville passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 after a 17-year battle with cancer. Services will be Tuesday, June 27 at 6 p.m. at Moville United Methodist Church with Neil Peck officiating. Visitation with the family present will be prior to the service from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Condolences may be...
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Terry J. DeJong

June 4, 1945 - May 15, 2017

Terry James DeJong, 71, passed away on May 15, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA. Terry had been battling cancer and fought a determined fight against the disease. Terry was born on June 4, 1945 in Sioux City, IA, the son of the late Gerard DeJong and Betty Slocum. He was raised and educated in Sioux City and graduated from Riverside High School in 1963. He married Susan Fokken...
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Melva D Janssen

May 19, 1939 - April 14, 2017

Melva Delois Janssen, 77, of Kingsley, IA passed away April 14, 2017. Melva was born May 19, 1939 in Emerson, NE, the youngest child of Conrad T. Norr and Ruth Margaret Lute Norr. At an early age, she moved with her family to Sioux City, Ia. She was raised by her mother and older sisters in the Morningside area where she received her education. She attended country school for two years, when the...
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Marjorie McLarty

July 21, 1922 - March 28, 2017

Marge McLarty was born July 21, 1922, on a farm outside of Whiting, IA, the daughter of Chris T. & Flora (Walther) Westergaard. She grew up in the rural Whiting area graduating from Whiting High School in 1940. She married Russell McLarty September 23, 1942 in Dakota City, Nebraska. Shortly thereafter, Russ entered the Army Air Corp where he served until his honorable discharge in 1945. After...
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Julie A. Moore

August 30, 1967 - March 22, 2017

Julie Ann Moore, 49, of Sioux City, formerly of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away at a Sioux City hospital on March 22, 2017. Julie was born August 30, 1967, the daughter of the late Beverly Jones and Alvie Moore in Walnut Creek, CA. Julie started her life in California and attended school in Antioch, CA. She moved to several locations before settling in the Kingsley/Sioux City area in 2002. Julie...
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Connie E. Hoppe

March 8, 1926 - March 16, 2017

Connie E. Hoppe, 91, of Kingsley, Iowa, formerly of Correctionville, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Heartland Care Center in Marcus, Iowa. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at Salem Lutheran Church, rural Correctionville, Iowa with Rev. Wayne Pfannkuch officiating. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery, rural Correctionville. Visitation with the family present will be 5 to 7 p.m....
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Donna M. Eldridge

March 4, 1933 - March 1, 2017

DONNA M. ELDRIDGE, 83, of Kingsley, passed away, Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Kingsley Speciality Care in Kingsley, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday March 7, 2017 at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, Iowa, with Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. all at the...
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Rita M. Plendl

December 24, 1921 - February 27, 2017

Rita M. Plendl, 95, of Kingsley, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 at Kingsley Speciality Care in Kingsley, Iowa. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 4, 2017, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kingsley, Iowa with Father Brad Pelzel officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Kingsley, Iowa, with military rites conducted by American Legion Nash Post 140...
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Lisa L. Derby

October 26, 1959 - February 21, 2017

Lisa LuAnn Derby was born October 26, 1959, Le Mars, Iowa, the daughter of Craig M. & Sue (Hogue) Dorr. She grew up in Marcus, Iowa, graduating from Marcus High School in 1978. After high school, Lisa pursued her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Morningside College, graduating with summa cum laude honors in 1982. On May 16, 1981, she married Terry Derby in Marcus, Iowa. After their...
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Arlene M. Lage

November 29, 1923 - February 4, 2017

Kingsley, Iowa: Arlene M. Lage, 93, of Kingsley died Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Kingsley Speciality Care Center in Kingsley. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2017 with Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Burial will be in Kingsley Cemetery in Kingsley. Visitation with the family will be 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 7th. Prayer service will follow at 7...
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Dale W. McCune

January 3, 1920 - January 20, 2017

Dale W. McCune, 97, of Kingsley, passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at Kingsley Specialty Care Center in Kingsley, Iowa. Dale Winfield McCune was born January 3, 1920 on a farm east of Randolph, Nebraska to Harry W. and Lela M. (VanKirk) McCune. He went to country school through the eighth grade then attended Randolph High School graduating in 1936. He helped farm until he was drafted in...
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Adam B. Larson

May 14, 1988 - January 16, 2017

Second Lieutenant Adam B. Larson died January 16, 2017, while training at Ft. Benning, GA. Adam was born May 14, 1988 in Rapid City, SD, to Aaron and Sheryl (Schultz) Larson. The family moved to Chamberlain, SD when he was a young child. While at Chamberlain High School, Adam was active in drama, vocal, and instrumental music. He also loved rock climbing, adventuring, traveling, and reading. ...
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Gerold A. Nissen

May 6, 1935 - January 12, 2017

Gerold A. Nissen, 81, of Moville, formally of Cushing, Iowa passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017 unexpectantly at his residence. Gerold was born on May 6, 1935 at Cushing to Fred and Ella (Carlsen) Nissen. He attended school at Grand Meadow until the third grade. Then the family moved to Cushing where he attended school through the ninth grade. After which he had to stay home to help...
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Darrell L. Sitzmann

December 29, 1951 - January 8, 2017

Darrell Lee Sitzmann was born December 29, 1951 in Le Mars, Iowa, the son of Virgil M. and Rosemary C. (Rolfes) Sitzmann. He graduated from Kingsley-Pierson High School in 1971. Darrell married Vicki Heeren on February 24, 1973, after their marriage they made their home in Kingsley, Iowa where they raised their family. Darrell began work with the Plymouth County Secondary Road Department as a...
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Duane E. White

August 5, 1928 - January 4, 2017

Duane White, 88, of Kingsley, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at a Sioux City hospital. Private services were held. Arrangements are with Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley. Duane White was born Aug. 5, 1928, in Kingsley, the son of Earl and Olga (Shearner) White. He graduated from Kingsley High School. He served in the U.S. Army, earning an honorable discharge. Duane married...
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Mervin "Mickey" Hobbs, J.

August 2, 1951 - December 31, 2016

Mervin "Mickey" J. Hobbs, 65, of Dexter, Michigan formerly of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly December 31, 2016. Mervin "Mickey" James Hobbs was born August 2, 1951 in Sioux City, iowa, the son of Mervin and Patricia (Heacock) Hobbs. Mickey graduated from East High School, Sioux City in 1969. After high school Mickey attended and graduated from Morningside College in Sioux City,...
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Ethel "Mina" Koch

September 10, 1937 - December 31, 2016

Ethel Hermina (Mina) Rock was born September 10, 1937, Pierson, Iowa, the daughter of Herman C. and Ethel M. (Glover) Rock. She grew up in Pierson graduating from Pierson High School in 1955. After graduation from high school, she owned and operated Mina's Coffee Shop in Pierson for a period of time. She married William (Bill) Koch on November 23, 1957. After their marriage, Mina and Bill lived...
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Marian E. Pratt

June 16, 1927 - November 28, 2016

Marian Eileen Brabander was born June 16, 1927 in LeMars, Iowa, the daughter of Henry J. and Emma L. (Eilts) Brabander. She grew up in LeMars graduating from LeMars Central High School in 1944. After high school she attended the Commercial Extension School of Commerce in Omaha, Nebraska where she successfully completed their program of study. Following this she was employed at the Plymouth...
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Joan Lucille McCain

May 21, 1932 - November 20, 2016

Kingsley, Iowa; Joan L. McCain, 84, of Kingsley, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Char-Mac Assisted Living in Lawton, Iowa. Joan Lucille Hauser was born May 21, 1932, the daughter of Arnold and Mary Alice (Murray) Hauser in LeMars, Iowa. She was raised in the Kingsley area graduating from Union High School in 1950. On July 17,1952, she married Wilbert "Bert" McCain in Oceanside,...
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Roxanne M. Jessen

October 3, 1953 - November 9, 2016

Roxanne M. Jessen, 63, of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Roxanne leaves behind her children Angela, Bill, Nick and Meghan, their families including six grandchildren, and her sister Brenda Herthel and Brenda's children and grandchildren. Roxanne is preceded in death by her parents,...
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David C Bainbridge

February 6, 1943 - October 26, 2016

David Carl Bainbridge, 73, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. David was born February 6, 1943, in Kingsley, Iowa, the son of the late Carl and Charlotte (Graham) Bainbridge. He was raised and educated in Kingsley, graduating in 1961 from Kingsley High School. On December 23, 1961, he married Karen Fokken at the Brethren Church...
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Eleanore Jessen

June 3, 1934 - October 10, 2016

Eleanore Jessen, 82, of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Eleanore Jessen was born June 3, 1934, Pierson, Iowa, the daughter of Ralph H. & Marjorie E. (Williams) DeLambert. She graduated from Pierson High School in 1951. In 1952 she and Fredrick Carl Jessen were united in marriage. They made their home in Pierson, Iowa where they...
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Doris J Ohlendorf

May 16, 1933 - October 5, 2016

Doris JoAnn Ohlendorf was born May 16, 1933, in LeMars, Iowa, to Richard and Catherine (Reelfs) Dirks. She attended country school and graduated from LeMars Community High School in 1951. After graduation, she attended NBT business school and worked for Buell & Winters Engineering. She married Ron Ohlendorf in 1959. Doris and Ron started out farming in the Marcus area, moving twice before...
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Patricia A. Hoppe

January 3, 1948 - September 30, 2016

Tricia was born on January 3rd, 1948 to Elmer C.F. Ewert and Lillie Emma (Herbold) Ewert, in Sioux City, Iowa. Tricia graduated high school at Kingsley-Pierson and from there pursued a very extensive medical career. She retired as a Nurse Practitioner from MD Anderson Cancer Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Tricia married John Hoppe on August 14, 2015 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA....
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Gerald L Nairn

November 14, 1945 - September 26, 2016

Gerald Lee "Jerry" Nairn was born on November 14, 1945, to Lloyd "Casey" and Viola (VanBuskirk) Nairn at Mrs. Murphy's in Kingsley, Iowa. He joined a sister, Alice, and a brother, Ronnie. Jerry grew up in the Grand Meadow and Pierson, Iowa, areas where his father was a tenant farmer. He attended Grand Meadow School until the eighth grade, when the family moved to a farm near Pierson. Farm life...
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Forrest D. Lambson

February 9, 1945 - September 17, 2016

Forrest D. Lambson, 71, of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City, Iowa. A visitation will held Wednesday, Septemeber 21, 2016 , 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. with the family present during this time at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. A private family burial will be held at a later date .Forrest Dean Lambson was born February 9, 1945...
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Frank Hoppe

October 20, 1923 - September 1, 2016

Frank Hoppe, 92, of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away, Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus, Iowa. Frank was born October 20, 1923, Correctionville, IA, the son of Fred W. and Bertha S. (Volkert) Hoppe. He grew up in the Correctionville area attending Summit #2 rural school through 8th grade and graduating from Correctionville High School in 1941. He was baptized December...
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Edna F. Carlson

March 11, 1920 - August 28, 2016

Edna F. Carlson, 96, of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Edna was born March 11, 1920, the daughter of Harvey J. & Nellie (Bainbridge) Bowman, Kingsley, Iowa. She grew up in the Kingsley area attending country school & graduating from Union High School. She married Russell E. Carlson on June 28, 1939. After their marriage they...
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Mildred "Millie" F. Wycoff

May 29, 1934 - August 5, 2016

Mildred Frances (Yockey) Wycoff, 82, of Moville, died Friday, August 5, 2016, at Whispering Creek Assisted Living, Sioux City, Iowa. Known as "Millie" to many, she was born on a farm west of Anthon, May 29, 1934, to Orval E. and Marie (McNamara) Yockey where she spent her childhood years, graduating from Anthon High School in 1952. She attended St. Joseph Nursing School in Sioux City and...
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Betty J Dickman

April 6, 1936 - July 14, 2016

Betty (Hueser) Dickman was born April 6, 1936 in Cherokee, Iowa, the daughter of Ben and Mildred (Pitts) Hueser. She graduated from Quimby High School in 1954. Betty married Lloyd Dickman on July 6, 1956 in Minnesota. They began their lives together in Quimby and later moved the family to their home in Kingsley in 1969. Her greatest joy in life came from being a mother and later becoming a...
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Timothy J. Lewis

October 30, 1967 - June 29, 2016

Timothy John Lewis, son of the late Lyle and Jean Lewis was born on October 30th, 1967 in Sioux City, Iowa. Tim attended school and graduated from Anthon-Otto High School in 1986. Tim worked rental storage management and at various jobs until becoming a plumber in 1999. In 2009, Tim opened Premier Plumbing and Heating Inc. in Sioux City, IA. Tim raised his family and lived in Sioux City, IA, for...
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Dean Johnson

January 21, 1936 - June 27, 2016

Dean was born January 21, 1936, in rural Kingsley, Iowa, the son of Edwin and Hazel (Miller) Johnson. He graduated from Grand Meadow High School in 1954. Dean joined the Army National Guard in high school and bought his first truck at age 18. After serving in the U.S. Army from September, 1955 until July of 1957 he returned to the Pierson area. Dean married Mary Hansen, July 30, 1961 at First...
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Owen R. Spooner

July 19, 1940 - June 7, 2016

Owen Spooner of Kingsley, IA died peacefully at home on June 7th, 2016 at the age of 75. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday June 11th at St. Michaels Church in Kingsley with Fr. Brad Pelzel officiating. Burial will be at St. Michaels Cemetery with Military Honors by the American Legion, Nash Post 140, Kingsley. Visitation will be from 4 to 8pm on Friday, June 10th at St. Michael's...
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Joshua Paul Sitzmann

April 22, 1974 - May 22, 2016

Scripture service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Rohde Funeral Home , Kingsley, Iowa, with visitation following with family present until 4:30 p.m. Memorials may be directed to Gehlen Catholic School in LeMars, Iowa. Josh was born on April 22, 1974, in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Emmett and Lucy (Clarey) Sitzmann. He graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School in 1992, after that he...
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Jeanette M. Nissen

February 19, 1940 - April 21, 2016

Jeanette Nissen, 76, of Pierson entered peacefully into God's kingdom surrounded by her family on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Jeanette Marie was born on February 19, 1940 in Turin, Iowa, the daughter of Leslie and Colista (Appel) Westcott. She was raised in Moville, Iowa and graduated from Moville High School in 1958. On March 3, 1961, she...
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Nancy Ann Grant

February 27, 1948 - March 31, 2016

Nancy was born February 17, 1948, Kingsley, Iowa, the daughter of Wyndham and Dorothy (Helkenn) Bauer. She grew up in Kingsley. She married Karel Grant October 18, 1969 in Anthon, Iowa. Nancy and Karel later moved to Kingsley where they raised their family. Nancy's greatest love was her family and adopted family. She dedicated 20 years of her life to daycare and raising children. It didn't...
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Lavern J Bann

September 4, 1927 - March 29, 2016

Lavern was born September 4, 1927, Kingsley, Iowa the son of Robert & Nora (Logan) Bann. He grew up in Kingsley where he lived all his life. "Toad" worked building silos for Pages for many years, he was dedicated worker who took great pride in his work. Although Toad rarely left Kingsley, one of the highlights of his life was his trip to Ireland with his nephew, Doug Brown. In his younger...
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Margaret E. Gernhart

October 15, 1932 - March 28, 2016

Margaret was born October 15, 1932 to Laurence and Clara (Manker) Baker near Correctionville, Iowa. She was educated in country schools in that area and married Lewis (bud) Gernhart in 1949. To that marriage, four sons were born. They farmed around the Kingsley area until Bud retired in 2004 when they moved into town. They enjoyed being "winter Texans" for a number of years about that time...
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William "Billy" Trout

April 25, 1963 - March 19, 2016

William "Billy" Trout, 52, of Biloxi, Mississippi, formerly of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2016 at a hospital in Biloxi. William "Billy" Scott Trout, of Biloxi, MS, a Kingsley Native, suffered a massive heart attack and passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Merit Health Hospital. He was 52 years young. On February 19 he celebrated 19 years with his LTR partner William Wilson...
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Delores C. Collins

March 5, 1938 - March 9, 2016

Delores Cecilia Heath, daughter of the late Ralph and Bessie Heath was born on March 5, 1938 in Sioux City Iowa. Delores attended school in Oto, Iowa. Delores was united in marriage to Bill Collins on August 18, 1956 in Santa Anna, California. Delores and Bill together had six children. Frank (Kathy) Collins, Gene (Ami)Collins, Jeff (Sheryl) Collins, Denise (Tim) White, Shelly (Dave)Krieg all...
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Scott M. Hess

October 1, 1952 - February 16, 2016

Kingsley, Iowa: SCOTT MICHAEL HESS, age 63, of Sarasota, Florida, was found in his home on February 16, 2016 after dying of a heart attack. He was cremated. Memorial services will take place at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.rohdefh.com. Scott was born October 1, 1952, in Sioux City, Iowa, to...
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Mary B Seggerman

April 5, 1939 - February 14, 2016

Mary Beth Seggerman, age 76, of Kingsley, Iowa passed away on Sunday February 14, 2016 at Kingsley Specialty Care in Kingsley. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am Thursday February 18, 2016 at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley with Pastor Wayne Pfannkuch officiating. A luncheon will immediately follow the funeral service. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 pm Thursday at Graceland...
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Roger J. Irwin

August 6, 1932 - February 3, 2016

Roger Jay Irwin was born August 6, 1932, in Cherokee County, Iowa, the son of R.J. & Elizabeth (Burleigh) Irwin. He was raised in the Grand Meadow area graduating from Grand Meadow High School in 1950. After graduation from high school, Roger served in the U.S. Army from 1953 – 1955. Roger completed his basic training at Camp Polk in Louisiana before being stationed in Fort Sill, Oklahoma. ...
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Wilma J. Hauck

June 26, 1925 - January 10, 2016

Wilma J. Hauck, 90, of Kingsley passed away Sunday, January 10, 2016 at the Hawkeye Nursing Home, Spirit Lake, Iowa. Born June 26, 1925, Wilma was the eldest daughter of Ray and Edna (Coatsworth) Hawkins. She had two siblings, a sister, Dorothy, and brother, Elwin (Al). Wilma grew up in the Kingsley area and graduated valedictorian in 1942 from Kingsley High School. She worked for attorney H....
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Minnetta M. Schweitzberger

April 25, 1933 - January 1, 2016

Minnetta Marlene Olson was born April 25, 1933, Lawton, Iowa, the daughter of Walter and Lillian (Hageman) Olson. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She graduated Lawton High School and later married Kenneth Schweitzberger. They lived in the Moville/Kingsley area where they raised their family. Her husband, Kenneth passed in 2007. Minnetta continued to live on their farm in...
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Randall R. Gollhofer

September 10, 1951 - December 25, 2015

Randy R. Gollhofer was born September 10, 1951, Kingsley, Iowa, the son of Frank and Blanche (Timmins) Gollhofer. Randy grew up in Kingsley graduating from Kingsley High School. He married Cindy Ott June 18, 1977 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley, Iowa. After their marriage Randy and Cindy lived in Kingsley and Sioux City before moving to Orange City, Iowa where they raised their...
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Avianna Adina Rios

November 29, 2015 - December 6, 2015

Avianna was born November 29, 2015 at Children's Hospital in Omaha, NE, the daughter of Alysha Beckstrom. Surivors include her mother, grandparents, Ron and Shelly Beckstrom of Pierson, IA and Wendell and Stephanie Birdhead of Council Bluffs, Iowa, two sisters, Arianna and Lilionna, and two brothers, Giovanni and Julian. Also, surviving is a special uncle, M.J. Desy and several aunts, uncles...
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Twila M Klaschen

May 29, 1934 - December 5, 2015

Twila Mae was born May 29, 1934, Grand Meadow, Iowa, the daughter of Rex L. and Elma A. (Nafe) Klingensmith. She grew up in the Washta area graduating from Grand Meadow High School in 1951. After graduation she worked at various jobs before becoming bookkeeper for Culligan where she worked for 33 years. Twila was very involved with Meadow Star Methodist Church where she held several offices of...
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Lillian A. Nairn

June 15, 1939 - December 1, 2015

Lillian Ann Nairn was born June 15, 1939 in Holstein, Iowa, the daughter of Henry and Anna F. (Gehrke) Saxen. She graduated from Correctionville High School in 1957. After graduation she worked at Security National Bank in Sioux City, Iowa. Lillian later worked as a caregiver for people who needed health care to be able to live in their own home. After retiring Lillian lived in Pierson where...
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Kristi M. Fagler

July 11, 1951 - September 9, 2015


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Dale A. Leekley

June 29, 1930 - August 28, 2015

Dale was born June 29, 1930, in Burke, SD, the son of T. S. & Dena (Vogt) Leekley, and as a young child his family moved to Iowa. He graduated from Westfield Community High School, Westfield, Iowa, in 1949. Dale served in the Iowa National guard from 1948 until 1952. He attained the rank of sergeant. On September 2, 1952 he married Corrine Dickman in Danbury, Iowa. After their marriage they...
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Donald A. Collins

February 3, 1923 - July 22, 2015

Don Asher Collins was born February 3, 1923 in Kingsley, Iowa, the son of John and Laurel (Alger) Collins. He graduated from Kingsley High School in 1939 and served his country aboard the USS North Carolina. Don married Gladys Kisting in Moville, IA, October 28, 1949. After their marriage, they farmed east of Kingsley until moving to farm north of Grand Meadow in 1960. In 2000 Don and Gladys...
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Caroline A Kurtenbach

September 2, 1943 - July 19, 2015

Caroline Ann (Erickson) Kurtenbach, 71, passed away unexpectedly from a sudden stroke at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA on Sunday, July 19, 2015. Caroline Ann Kurtenbach was born in Vermillion, SD on September 2, 1943, to Theodore and Johanna (Lucken) Erickson. The family later moved to Spencer, IA, where she graduated from high school in 1961. She attended college at St. Olaf College in...
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John P. Lindgren

March 19, 1917 - July 15, 2015

John P. Lindgren, 98, of Kingsley passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. John Percy Lindgren, the second of ten children, was born March 19, 1917 at Washta, Iowa to Nels Lindgren and Ida Johnson Lindgren. He attended school at Grand Meadow. He worked as a farm hand for Ray Olson for five years. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 during World War II...
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Dawn D. Rosburg

November 16, 1957 - July 13, 2015

Dawn D. (Fluent) Rosburg, 57, of Kingsley, IA died Monday, July 13, 2015 at her residence after a long struggle with diabetes. Dawn was born November 16, 1957 at Rockford, IL, the daughter of Glen and Lenore "Hap" (Sullivan) Fluent. The family moved back to the family farm in Newcastle, NE when she was a child. Dawn was confirmed at Faith Lutheran Church in Maskell, NE in 1971. After...
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William L. Laddusaw

February 25, 1933 - May 14, 2015

William L. Laddusaw, 82 of Kingsley, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 at a Sioux City hospital. Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 18, 2015 at Rohde Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Kraft officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 5 to 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:00 with Rev. Roger Kurtenbach officiating also at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Online...
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Alfred E. Johnson

November 18, 1925 - April 23, 2015

Alfred Edward Johnson was born at the family home in Henry Township, rural Kingsley, IA, to Oscar and Ethel (Bride) Johnson on November 18, 1925. He attended Henry #9 country school graduating from Kingsley High School in 1942. On August 9, 1969 he married Alvina Longstreth at the First Congregational UCC in Kingsley, Iowa. They lived on the family farm. They were the parents of four children-...
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Shawn C. Perez-Antonio

February 22, 2007 - April 6, 2015

Shawn C. Perez-Antonio, 8, was taken into God's Hands, Monday, April 6, 2015 at Children's Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Memorial services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Visitation will be one hour prior to memorial service. Burial will be at Arlington Township Cemetery in Moville, Iowa. Shawn Carlos Perez-Antonio was born...
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Adan A. Perez-Antonio

December 20, 2005 - April 5, 2015

Adan A. Perez-Antonio, 9, of Sioux City, Iowa, was taken into God's Hands, Sunday, April 5, 2015. Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa, with Reverend Mark Stoll officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to memorial service. Burial will be at Arlington Township Cemetery in Moville, Iowa. Adan Alexander Perez-Antonio was...
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Maxine March

December 21, 1923 - March 22, 2015

Maxine was born December 21, 1923, December 21, 1923, Castana, Iowa, the daughter of Harold and Ellen (Erlandson) Bowers. She married Vincent "Vince" March January 8, 1945, Sioux City, Iowa. After their marriage Maxine and Vince made their home in Kingsley, Iowa, where they raised their family. Maxine owned and operated a beauty shop in Kingsley for 52 years. Survivors include four daughters...
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Virginia L. Hamm

July 6, 1935 - March 20, 2015

Virginia Lorraine Hamm was born July 6, 1935, Omaha, Nebraska the daughter of Arthur Francis & Ona Lorraine (McIllvaine) Stevenson. She married Charles Edward Hamm January 11, 1957 in Omaha, Nebraska. She and Charles moved to Kingsley, Iowa in 1964 where they have lived since arriving. Virginia dedicated her life to raising her family and serving Christ in her church, and then helped found and...
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William D. Hardie

May 10, 1921 - March 17, 2015

Bill was born May 10, 1921, Rutland Township, rural Kingsley, Iowa, .the son of William D. and Hilda L. (Hinkhouse) Hardie. He attended rural schools in Plymouth County before graduating from Pierson High School in 1938. In 1942 he married Helen James before he began serving in The U.S. Army. He was stationed in the European Theater with the 5th Armored Division, taking part in the Battle of...
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Randle V. Braddy

August 16, 1915 - March 2, 2015

Randle Varoye Braddy of Kingsley, IA died Monday, Mar. 2, 2015 at home. A prayer service will be Thurs., Mar.6, at 5 pm, at Morningside Presbyterian Church in Sioux City with Pastor Dave Koehler officiating. Randle was born Aug. 16, 1915 in Denton, Jeff Davis Co., GA to Tom Watson & Charley Ann (Phillips) Braddy. Randle graduated from Waycona School in Waycross, GA in 1933. He married...
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Eloise J. Herbold

June 15, 1925 - February 18, 2015

Eloise J. Herbold, 89, of Pierson, passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at Char-Mac Assisted Living in Lawton, Iowa. Eloise was born June 15, 1925, Grand Meadow Township, rural Washta, Iowa, the daughter of Marvin and Martha (Schroeder) Dawson. She grew up in the Grand Meadow area graduating from Grand Meadow High School in 1942. She married Loran Herbold January 25, 1944 in Luverne,...
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Emma Renae Tucker

January 20, 2015 - January 30, 2015

Emma R. Tucker of Kingsley, infant daughter of Ariel R. Merk and Andrew E. Tucker passed away unexpectedly Friday, January 30, 2015 at Unity Point Health-St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa, with Reverend Stacey Gerhart officiating. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation...
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