Obituaries

Delores Jensen

Funeral Services for 82-year-old Delores Jensen of Denison will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, April 29th at the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison with burial in the Oakland Cemetery in Denison. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 P.M., Thursday, April 28. She passed away Thursday, April 21 at her home in Denison.

Survivors include her three sons Carlin (Holly) Jensen of California, Curtis (Brenda) Jensen of Denison, and Craig Jensen of Denison, four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Marlys McNeill of Arizona; and many other relatives and friends.

Service Date: 04/29/2022
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Darline Henkel

Funeral Services for 92-year-old Darline Henkel of Denison will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, April 30th at the Zion Lutheran Church in Denison with burial in Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 P.M on Friday, April 29th. She passed away Tuesday, April 26 at Crawford County Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her son, Roger Henkel and his wife Joyce of Deloit; daughter, Betty Buffinton of Ida Grove; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

Service Date: 04/30/2022
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Joseph White

Mass of Christian Burial for 99-year-old Joseph White of Westside will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, April 30th at the St. Ann Catholic Church in Vail with burial in the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 P.M. on Friday, April 29th at the St. Ann Catholic Church in Vail with a Rosary at 4:00 P.M. He passed away on Thursday, April 28th at the St. Anthony Nursing Home in Carroll.  

Survivors include son James White and his wife, Peggy of Westside; daughter Colleen Rossiter and her husband, Lyle of Westside; son-in-law John Nelson; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Service Date: 04/30/2022
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Gilbert Leo “Gil” Schoba

Gilbert Leo “Gil” Schoba, age 83, of Ida Grove, passed away on Saturday, April 23,  at his residence.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 2, at the Nishnabotna Cemetery of Manilla. A Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., on Sunday, May 1, at the Christensen – Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove.

The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Service Date: 05/02/2022
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Dean Pigott

Graveside services for 62-year-old Dean Pigott of Denison will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, May 5th at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. He passed away on Thursday, April 28th at the Denison Care Center.

Survivors include his brother David Pigott of South Dakota; and many other relatives and friends.

The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

Service Date: 05/05/2022
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Eleanor L Rosenquist

Funeral services for 90-year-old Eleanor L Rosenquist, formerly of Kiron, will be held on Saturday, May 7 at 11:00 A.M. at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Kiron. Visitation will be held on Saturday one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Interment will be in the Bethel Lutheran Cemetery in Kiron. Eleanor passed away on Friday, April 22.

Survivors include her children Beth Rosenquist of Omaha, and Bruce (Renee) Rosenquist of Oregon; two grandchildren;  several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The Pauley Jones Pfannebecker Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 05/07/2022
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Eva Bilsten

Funeral services for 90-year-old Eva Bilsten, formerly of Denison, will be held on Saturday, May 7th at 12:00 P.M. at the United Presbyterian Church in Denison. There will be a Celebration of Life Service at Boulders Conference Center following the Church service. Interment will be in the Westside Cemetery. Eva passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021

Survivors include her children Mark (Pat) Bilsten of Denison, Jan (Rob Simmens) of Cedar Falls, and Jodi (Bob Hall) of Colorado; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

The Pauley Jones Pfannebecker Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 05/07/2022
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Chance Trudell Niles

Visitation for 37-year-old Chance Trudell Niles of Denison will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Denison. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, May 7th following the visitation at the church. Chance passed away on Thursday, April 28.

Survivors include his wife Martha Paz Niles; children Trinity Niles, Aaron Niles, Carlos Gomez Paz, and Jada Niles; his grandparents Susan (Merrill) Niles of Arizona; mother Lori Niles; father Melvin Hardgraves;  his siblings Terrence Hardgraves, Travis Hardgraves, Kyle McGinty all of Sioux City, Jennifer Niles of Omaha, Jasmine Niles of Galva, Kalleigh Hanson, Ali Niles, Kerstyn Niles, and Destynee Niles all of Sioux City; and many other family and friends

The Pauley Jones Pfannebecker Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 05/07/2022
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Sam Herrig

Funeral Services for 87-year-old Sam Herrig of Denison will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, May 10 at the United Presbyterian Church in Denison with burial in Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 P.M. on Monday, May 9. He passed away on Friday, May 6 at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include children Becky (Hobert) Rogers of Denison, Heidi Herrig of Denison, Holly Namanny (Victor Arredondo) of Denison, Larry (Michelle) Herrig of Denison, Gary (Shelly) Herrig of Denison, and Jodie (Alejandro) Vazquez of Denison; step-daughter, Deb (Larry) Reis Pieper of Carroll; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth Brink of Council Bluffs; several nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.

Service Date: 05/10/2022
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Margie Gorden

Mass of Christian Burial for 79-year-old Margie Gorden of Arion will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, May 12 at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Dow City with inurnment in the Dow City Cemetery. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-8 P.M. on Wednesday, May 11 with a Rosary at 4:45 P.M. and a Prayer Service at 7:30 P.M. She passed away on Monday, May 2 at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her husband Ray Dean Gorden; three children Patrick Gorden and his wife, Kelly of Ames, Joseph Gorden and his special friend, Tara Pauley of Dow City, and Cindy and her husband, Dave Freese of Underwood; nine grandchildren; sister, LaVonne Jensen of Council Bluffs; and many other relatives and friends.

Service Date: 05/12/2022
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Janice E. Grissom

Janice E. Grissom, age 83, of Ida Grove passed away on Saturday, May 7 at the Denison Care Center.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 13 at the Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove. A Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral on Friday at the Funeral Home. Committal services will follow in the Ida Grove Cemetery. 

The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove is in charge of the funeral arrangements. 

Service Date: 05/13/2022
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Ron Novotny

A Celebration of Life Service for 72-year-old Ron Novotny of Harlan will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday, May 18th at the Vet's Auditorium in Harlan with burial at the Holy Trinity Cemetery in Protivin. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm on Wednesday evening at the Vet's Memorial Auditorium in Harlan.

Ron passed away Saturday, May 7th at his home. 

Survivors include his siblings Pat Sir of Lourdes, Linda Baltes and husband Don of Rochester, MN, Randy Novotny and wife Pamela of Protivin, and Sue Cutsforth and husband Len of Lawler; nephews: Chad and Troy Cutsforth, Brian and Steve Baltes, Michael Novotny and Tom Sir; nieces: Amy and Ashley Baltes, Missy Brevig and Meagan Sobolik and many great-nieces and nephews.

The Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 05/18/2022
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Lila Handlos

Mass of Christian burial for 103-year-old Lila Handlos of Manning will be held on Wednesday, May 18th at 11:00 AM at the Sacred Heart Church in Manning with burial in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:00-11:00 AM on Wednesday at the church. Lila passed away on Sunday, May 15th at Manning Senior Living.

Survivors include children Gary Handlos of Idaho, Linda Juergens (Arthur) of Minnesota, and Tom Handlos (Delores) of Sibley; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and brother Alfred Riesselman (Velma) of Carroll.

The Ohde Funeral Home in Manning is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 05/18/2022
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Ruth Frazier

Funeral Services for 87-year-old Ruth Frazier of Denison will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, May 19th at the Our Savior Lutheran Church in Denison with burial in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Denison. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 P.M., Wednesday, May 18th. She passed away Friday, May 13th at Gracewell in Denison.

Survivors include her children: Wayne (Kathy) Frazier, Cindy (Randy) Goslar, Steve (Shari) Frazier, and Susan Frazier; 7 grandchildren;10 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Service Date: 05/19/2022
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Brian Kelly Parker

Brian Kelly Parker, age 58, of Harlan, IA, formerly of Glidden, passed away on Thursday, May 12th from injuries due to a construction accident near Red Oak.

A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held on Friday, May 20 from 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden.   

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden.

Service Date: 05/20/2022
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Earl Dozler

Mass of Christian Burial for 94-year-old Earl Dozler of Denison will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, May 20th at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Denison with burial in the parish cemetery. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 P.M. on Thursday, May 19th with a Rosary at 4:30 P.M. and a Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M. He passed away on Sunday, May 15th at Gracewell in Denison.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Dozler; three daughters Lynn Dozler and her special friend John Schweiger of Omaha, Kathy and her husband Mike Cook of Carroll, and Laura and her husband Robert Iversen of Newell; son, Gary Dozler and his wife Jodi of Harlan; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.

Service Date: 05/20/2022
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Craig “Spitter” Moeller

Funeral Services for 68-year-old Craig “Spitter” Moeller of manning will be held on Monday, May 23rd at 11:00 AM at the Ohde Funeral Home in Manning with burial in the Manning Cemetery. Friends may call the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral on Monday. He passed away on Thursday, May 19th at his home.  

Survivors include brother John Moeller & his wife Becky of Badger; and many nieces, and nephews.

Service Date: 05/23/2022
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Marlene Skarin

Graveside Services for 83-year-old Marlene Skarin of Texas will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 24th at the Kiron Cemetery. She passed away on August 30, 2021 in Burleson, Texas.

Survivors include her daughter, Tara L. Wallace; son, Scott E. Skarin; sister, Jonell Hogsett; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; nephew, Loren Hogsett; and other relatives and friends

The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 05/24/2022
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RubyAnn Beermann

Funeral services for 91-year-old RubyAnn Beermann of Denison will be held on Tuesday, May 24th at 11:00 A.M. at the Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Denison. Visitation will be held on Tuesday one hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Oakland Cemetery in Denison. RubyAnn passed away on Saturday, May 21st.

Survivors include her sister Joleen Carstenson of Denison;  many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Service Date: 05/24/2022
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Lila Mae Thiedeman

Funeral service for 90-year-old Lila Mae Thiedeman of Westside will be held on Tuesday, May 24th at 10:00 A.M. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 23rd from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia. Lila passed away on Thursday, May 19th at the Accura Healthcare in Manning.

Lila was survived by her husband Gerald of Westside; three sons, Gene (Carmen) of Westside, Ross of Texas, and Gerald Jr. “Chip” (Brenda) of Garner; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sister-in-law, Gladys Rickers of Carroll; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

The Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 05/24/2022
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Helen Jean Lindsay

A Celebration of Life Memorial Visitation for 72-year-old Helen Jean Lindsay of Glidden will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 25th at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden. Jean passed away on Friday, May 20th at Thomas Rest Haven in Coon Rapids.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Lindsay; her daughters, Chris Goodwin and husband Jack Scanlan of Glidden, and Melinda and husband Brian Hinners of Scranton; 3 grandchildren; one great grandson; 2 step-granddaughters; sister, Jodi and husband Dean Johnston of Denison; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Service Date: 05/25/2022
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Jack Henrich

Mass of Christian Burial for Jack Henrich age 69 of Odebolt will be at 10 AM on Thursday, May 26th at the St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Odebolt. Burial will follow in St Martin’s Catholic Cemetery in Odebolt.
 
Visitation will take place Wednesday, May 25th from 5-7 PM at the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt with a vigil service at 7 PM at the funeral home.
 
Mr. Henrich died Friday, May 20th in Omaha, NE.
 
A memorial fund to support some of Jack’s favorite local causes has been established.
 
The Farber & Otteman Funeral Home of Odebolt is in charge of the arrangements.
 
Service Date: 05/26/2022
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Bob Zitzlsperger

Funeral Services for Bob Zitzlsperger will be held on Thursday, May 26th at 10:00am at the St. Leo the Great Catholic Church with interment in Westlawn Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation with the family begins on Wednesday, May 25th after 5:00 PM at the 72nd Street Chapel with a wake service at 6:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family.

Survived by his sons, Dave (Ellen) Zitzlsperger and Mark Zitzlsperger; brother, Wayne Zitzlsperger and nephew Al Zitzlsperger; his extended family and many good friends.

The John A. Gentleman Mortuaries is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 05/26/2022
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Estelle Leinen

Visitation for 100-year-old Estelle Leinen of Dow City will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Tuesday, May 24 at the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison with a Rosary at 4:45 P.M. and a Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 AM. Saturday, May 28 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Dow City with burial in the Dow City Cemetery. She passed away Tuesday, May 17 at her home in Dow City.

Survivors include her six children: Phil (Joelle) Leinen of Omaha, Nebraska, Larry (Judy) Leinen of Denison, Mary (Jim) Jostes of Denver, Colorado, Vincent J. Leinen of Los Angeles, California, Joan Gould of Madison, Wisconsin, Dee (Hank) Shaw of Paso Robles, California; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 05/28/2022
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Ione Beaman

Graveside Services for 101-year-old Ione Beaman of Denison will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, May 28th at the Deloit Cemetery.  

A Celebration of Life for Jim & Ione Beaman will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday, May 28th at the First United Methodist Church in Denison. Jim passed away in December 2020 and Ione passed away in December 2021.

Survivors include Ione’s daughters and Jim’s sisters: Joan and her husband Roger Reinking of Kingsley, Linda and her husband Eldridge Drury of Holstein; Ione’s grandchildren and Jim’s nieces and nephews: Mark Reinking and his wife Lisa of Ankeny, Dean Reinking and his wife Jessica of Ankeny, John Borchers and his wife Connie of South Dakota, Julie Borchers and her special friend Rob Stelle of Virginia; many other relatives and friends.

The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Service Date: 05/28/2022
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Nancy Brown

Graveside Services for 79-year-old Nancy Brown of Denison will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, June 1st at the Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig. The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. She passed away in November of 2021.

Survivors include her daughter, Corinne Lawrence of New York; two granddaughters; other relatives, and friends.

Service Date: 06/01/2022
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