Obituaries

Mildred “Millie” Slechta

Mildred “Millie” Slechta, 101,  passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. A Private Family Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021.  James married Faylenne (Bohlmann) on January 27, 1968. Their sons are Steven James, married to Kelly (Licktieg) (children - Stephanie and Matthew) and David Le, married to Ann (Slater) (children - Rylee and twins - Drew and Elle). Scott married Tricia (Horn) (children - Margaret Rachel and son, Grayden; Emily Anne married to Jordan Morris and sons, Baylor and Ryder; Claire Marie engaged to Simon Sargon; and Price Simon

Service Date: Pending
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Hubert Lochmiller

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date for 92-year-old Hubert Lochmiller of Denison with inurnment in the Oakland Cemetery in Denison. He passed away Tuesday, January 5 at the Manilla Manor in Manilla. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his sister, Doris L. Hansen of Denison; nieces, Shirley Long of Ankeny, Barb (Gary) Preul of Denison, Lucy (Javier) Hansen of Texas, Marilyn Keating of Ankeny, Joyce (Norm) Farrington of Council Bluffs, and Janet (Joel) Klaassen of Connecticut; many great-nieces and great-nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Once again, A Celebration of Life for 92-year-old Hubert Lochmiller of Denison will be held at a later date with the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison in charge of arrangements.

Service Date: Pending
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Joyce Auld

A Celebration of Life for 89-year-old Joyce Auld of Denison will be held at a later date with inurnment in the Deloit Cemetery. She passed away Thursday, January 7 at her home. The Huebner Funeral Homeis in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Lesa Auld; and one son, Scott Auld both of Kansas City; other relatives and friends.

            Once again, A Celebration of Life for 89-year-old Joyce Auld of Denison will be held at a later date with the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison in charge of arrangements 

Service Date: Pending
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George "Bud" Issacs

Graveside Services for 92-year-old George “Bud” Isaacs of Denison will be held at a later date with the Huebner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. He passed away Thursday, January 14 at his home.       

Survivors include one son, Mark Isaacs of Denison; and one daughter, Belinda Lassen of Lake Park, Iowa; 6 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Irene Jurgensen of Denison; other relatives and friends.                           

Once again Graveside Services for 92-year-old George “Bud” Isaacs of Denison will be held at a later date with the Huebner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Service Date: Pending
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Rona Bromert

Rona Jean Bromert, 70, of Vail, Iowa passed away January 14, 2021 at St. Anthony’s hospice in Carroll, Iowa. Services for Rona will be held at a later date. She is survived by her husband Richard of Vail, IA; her two sons Justin (Ann) of Vail, IA; Lance of Dow City, IA; her four grandchildren Kallie and Karson of Vail, IA; Mataya and Jace of Dow City; a step-daughter Chantelle O’Connell of Missouri; a sister Lana (Terry) Ragaller of Story City, IA; brother and sister in laws David and Polly Bromert of Missouri; Deann (Mark) Hagedorn of Wisconsin; nephews, cousins, and many extended relatives and friends.

Service Date: Pending
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Karen Peterson

Memorial Services for 81-year-old Karen J. Peterson of Manilla will be held at a later date. She passed away Sunday, January 17 at Mercy One Medical Center in Des Moines. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Cheryl Sorenson of Fort Dodge, Donna Reis (Dudley) of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Vivian Peterson of Denison, Iowa; 5 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.

Once again Memorial Services for 81-year-old Karen J. Peterson of Manilla will be held at a later date and per Karen’s wishes, she has been cremated with the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison in charge of arrangements

Service Date: Pending
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Dean Gray

Memorial Service for 69- year-old Dean Gray of Dow City will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 5th, at the Followers of Christ Church in Woodbine. Mr. Gray died at CHI Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, on December 31st.

 

Dean is survived by:

Sons: Shane and Josephine Gray of McCallsburg, IA

Jeremiah and Erin Rausch of Boise, ID

Jordan Gray and Melissa Chun of Omaha, NE

Siblings: Cyrila and Ron Roberts of Dunlap

David and Lee Gray of Omaha

Michael and Joyce Gray of Minden, IA

Patty Jo and Bill Oliver of Lenox, IA

Kevin and Carmen Gray of Silver City, IA

Damon and Kim Gray of Omaha

 

 Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 01/05/2021
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L.J. "Swede" Aronson

L.J. “Swede” Aronson, age 88, of Ute passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at the MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center of Sioux City.

 

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Ute. Pastor Nathan Peitsch will officiate. Committal Services will follow in the St. Clair Township Cemetery of Ute. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at the Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Home.

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s proclamation, masks are mandatory and social distancing guidelines apply during all services. The Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home of Ute, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online www.armstrongfuneral.com.

Service Date: 01/06/2021
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Stephanie Gustafson

Funeral Services for 57-year-old Stephanie Gustafson of Gardner, Kansas will be held at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, January 6 at Kiron Baptist Church with burial in the Kiron Cemetery. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 P.M., Tuesday, January 5. She passed away on December 22 at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Survivors include her husband, Norman Gustafson, and daughter, Janae of Gardner, Kansas; one brother, Brian Rogers, and wife, Tiffany of Gardner, Kansas; other relatives and friends.

            Once again those are Funeral Services for 57-year-old Stephanie Gustafson of Gardner Kansas. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 PM, Tuesday, January 5

Service Date: 01/06/2021
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Lila Coenen

Memorial Services for 63-year-old Lila Coenen of Arion will be held at 10:30 A.M, Thursday, January 7 at the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison.  The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 P.M., Wednesday, January 6. She passed away Sunday, January 3 at her home in Arion. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Randal Coenen of Arion; children, Brian (Kelsey) Shelton, Kristy (Josh) Anderson, Russ (Penni) Coenen, Ryan Coenen, and Rachel (Nick) Newton; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; siblings, Eilene Hovik, Elaine Truelsen; Curt Truelsen and Wanda Truelsen; brother-in-law, Ed Wishmeyer; a host of other relatives and friends.

            Once again those are Memorial Services for 63-year-old Lila Coenen of Arion. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 PM, Wednesday, January 6. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements

Service Date: 01/06/2021
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Donald Gottsch

Donald Gottsch, 83, formally of Westside passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021. A public visitation with family present will be held at Pauley Jones Pfannebecker Funeral Home in Denison, on Thursday, January 7, 2021, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The service for Donald Gottsch will be held on Friday, January 8, 2021, at 10:00 AM at Pauley Jones Pfannebecker Funeral Home. Masks will be required for the visitation and the funeral service. A private family interment will be held at the Westside Cemetery. Survivors include his children Derwin (Sharon) Gottsch of Carroll; Denise (Paul) Schultz of Baltimore, Maryland; Devin (Diane) Gottsch of Carroll; Darlo Gottsch of Westside; Dawn (Jason) Hoffman of Manning; 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; his brother Dean (Linda) Gottsch of O’Fallon, Missouri. A live stream of the funeral service will be available at pauleyjones.com.

Service Date: 01/07/2021
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Nelda G Blair

Nelda G. Blair, 84, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021. A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM with a Masonic/ Eastern Star Service at 7:00 PM at the United Presbyterian Church in Vail, Iowa. A funeral service for Nelda will be held at the United Presbyterian Church in Vail, Iowa at 2:00 PM. Masks and social distancing are required for both services and the visitation. Following the service, interment will be held at the Vail Cemetery. Survivors include her sons Merle Blair of Denison; Steven Blair of Denison; David (Barb) Blair of Vail; 7 grandchildren Charlotta (special friend Matt), Sarah (Gordie), Daniel (Katie), Chad, Faith, Steven, and Lucas; 4 step-grandchildren Shyla, Asa, Chelle, and Laura; 3 great-grandchildren Asher, Ryver, and Issac.

Service Date: 01/07/2021
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Darlene Baedka

Funeral Services for 89 year old Darlene Baedke of Denison will be held 11 A.M, Friday, January 8 at Zion Lutheran Church with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Crawford Heights Memory Gardens. She passed away Tuesday, January 5 at Eventide Lutheran Home . The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include: three daughters, Connie and her husband Mark Press, Diane and her husband Chuck Ettleman and Cathy Eggers; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Dorothy Wolff; other relatives and friends.

            Once again those are Funeral Services for 89 year old Darlene Baedke of Denison. Friends may call from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, Friday, January 8 at Zion Lutheran Church. The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Service Date: 01/08/2021
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Edna Mitzel

Private Family Funeral Service for 99-year-old Edna Mitzel of Manilla will be held Saturday, Jan. 9, 2020 at Sacred Heart Church in Manilla with burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery near Manilla.  Edna died Jan. 3, 2020 at the Manilla Manor.  The Mass will be live-streamed on the Ohde Funeral Home Facebook page.  The live stream will start at 1:00, so please refresh your page at that time if you do not see the video.  Edna is survived by her daughter Janet Goeser of Harlan; son in law Ralph Lampman of Arcadia; 3 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  Ohde Funeral Home in Manilla in charge of arrangements.

Service Date: 01/09/2021
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B. Marie Kirk

Celebration of life graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 11, 2021, at the Rose Hill Cemetery for 85-year-old B. Marie Kirk of Shenandoah.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 11, 2021 at the Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home in Shenandoah. She is survived by her daughters Sheila Barnhart of Denison, Kay Kalkas of Shenandoah, Holly Gruhn of Denison, and Tract Reit and Husband Bill of Denison. Sister  Joyce  Cordel of Bedford. Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as many other relatives and friends.  The Hackett Livingston Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 01/11/2021
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Loraine McBride

Funeral Services for 100-year-old Loraine McBride of Dunlap will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, January 11 at Huebner Funeral Home in Denison with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Dow City Cemetery in Dow City. She passed away Thursday, January 7 at Dunlap Specialty Care in Dunlap. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements

Survivors include three children, Serilda Block, Fern Vanlanningham, and Curtis Cleo Swindell; four grandsons; three granddaughters; one sister-in-law in California, Rubye Sullivan; many great and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and friends.                               

            Once again those are Funeral Services for 100-year-old Loraine McBride of Dunlap. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from

10-11 AM Monday, January 11. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements.

Service Date: 01/11/2021
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Edna Mae Phillips

Edna Mae Phillips, age 84, of Ida Grove passed away on Thursday,
January 7, 2021, at her residence.
A Private Family Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, January
15, 2021, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Ida Grove. Father Richard
D. Ball will officiate. Committal Services will follow in the Sacred Heart Catholic
Cemetery. A Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00
p.m., Thursday, January 14, 2021, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s proclamation, masks
are mandatory and social distancing rules apply. The Christensen-Van Houten
Funeral Home of Ida Grove, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Condolences may be sent online at www.christensenvanhouten.com

Service Date: 01/15/2021
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Dale Michel

Funeral Service for 63- year-old Dale Michel of Woodbine will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 16th, at Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine. Burial will be at the Woodbine Cemetery. Mr. Michel died at Bergan Mercy Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, on January 10th. Visitation will be from 4:00 ~ 8:00 p.m. on Friday at Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine.

 

Dale is survived by:

Children: Ryan and Lacey Michel of Woodbine

Stephanie and David Rhoten of Council Bluffs, IA

Father: Gary Michel of Woodbine

Siblings: Jodi and Robin Volkens of Treynor, IA

Gale Michel of Woodbine

Juli and Gary Coenen of Woodbine

 

Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 01/16/2021
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Neoma Ann Vanderheiden

Mass of Christian Burial for Neoma Ann Vanderheiden, 90, of Harlan will be held Saturday January 16th at 11AM at the Harlan Cemetery. Neoma died on December 31st.

A visitation will be held at St Michaels Catholic Church in Harlan on Saturday January 16th from 9AM to 11AM.

Survivors include son Lindsey (Stephanie) Vanderheiden of Colorado, 2 grandchildren, and sister Janice (Larry) Kolb of California.

Once again a mass of Christian Burial for Neoma Ann Vanderheiden will be held Saturday January 16th at 11:00AM at the Harlan Cemetery.

The Pauley Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Service Date: 01/16/2021
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Irma Clausen

Private Funeral Services for 97-year-old Irma Clausen of Denison, formerly of Charter Oak will be held Monday, January 18 with burial in the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Charter Oak. She passed away Tuesday, January 5 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison. Friends may call from 1-3 PM, Saturday, January 16 at The Huebner Funeral Home.

Survivors include her daughter, Connie and husband Tom Reese of Harlan; son, Kevin Clausen and wife Cheryl of West Des Moines; 3 grandsons; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Leila Logan of Missoula, MT and Nadene (Andrew) Watson of Jupiter, FL; sister-in-law, Carol Ullerich of Mapleton; a host of other relatives and friends.
           Once again those are Private Funeral Services for 97 year old Irma Clausen of Denison, formerly of Charter Oak. Friends may call from 1-3 PM, Saturday, January 16 at the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison.

Service Date: 01/18/2021
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Hazel Linsted

Funeral Services for Hazel Linsted age 86 of Nemaha, IA, will be Monday,
January 18, 2021, at 10:30AM at the United Methodist Church in Nemaha.
Visitation 2:00-4:00PM Sunday at Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City.
Hazel passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Park View Rehabilitation
Center in Sac City.
Farber and Otteman Funeral Home of Sac City will be handling services.

Service Date: 01/18/2021
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Arlen Meseck

Private Funeral Services for 59-year-old Arlen Meseck of Schleswig will be held Tuesday, January 19 at Immanuel Lutheran Churchwith burial in the Morgan Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-6 P.M, Monday, January 18 at the Huebner Funeral Home in Schleswig. The family WILL NOT be present. He passed away Wednesday, January 13 at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha.       

Survivors include his brother, Gary Meseck; sisters, Linda (Gary) Reimer and Nancy (Terry) Kline; aunt, Lori Bumann; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.

Once again those are Private Funeral Services for 59 year old Arlen Meseck of Schleswig. The Huebner Funeral Home in Schleswig is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 4-6 PM, Monday, January 18. The family WILL NOT be present

Service Date: 01/19/2021
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Laura Lynn Fineran

Laura Lynn “Martha” Fineran, age 42, of Arthur, Iowa, passed away on
Monday, January 11, 2021, at the Loring Hospital of Sac City, Iowa.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at
the St. Martin’s Catholic Church of Odebolt, Iowa. Father Joseph Dillinger and
Father Richard D. Ball will officiate. A Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at the St. Martin’s Catholic Church of
Odebolt, Iowa. Committal services will be held at a later.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s proclamation, masks
are mandatory and social distancing rules apply. The funeral mass will be
livestreamed on the Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home Facebook page. The
Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Odebolt, Iowa, is in charge of the
funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at
www.christensenvanhouten.com
In lieu of flowers, donations in Laura’s name may be made to the Odebolt
Swimming Pool or Kidzone Child Care Center in Ida Grove, IA.

Service Date: 01/20/2021
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Daniel Weller

Funeral services for Daniel Weller, age 53, of Manning will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at the Ohde Funeral Home in Manning with burial in the Manning Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 PM to 7 PM on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Ohde Funeral Home in Manning, and will resume one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Covid guidelines will be observed and seating will be limited for the funeral service. The funeral will be livestreamed on the Ohde Funeral Home Facebook page. Daniel passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Manning Regional Healthcare Center in Manning.

He is survived by his mother Helen Weller of Manning; a brother David and wife Julie of Manning; five sisters: Elaine Saunders of Ankeny; Pat Joens and husband Skip of Des Moines; Bonnie Gill and husband Bill of Hoffman Estates, Illinois; Valerie Saltsgaver and husband Doug of Des Moines; and Sharon Cable and husband Matt of Woodward; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

Service Date: 01/21/2021
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Kenneth Foxhoven

Mass of Christian burial for 76-year-old Kenneth Foxhoven of Earling will be held Thursday, January 21 at 4 pm at the St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Earling. The Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan is in charge of the arrangements where friends may call Thursday from 2-4 pm.

Kenneth is survived by 2 daughters, Sherri (Dave) Eubanks of Nebraska, Shawn (Todd) Fjestad of South Carolina, three sisters, Joyce (Dave) Kenkel of Panama, Lynn Schneider of Omaha, June Foxhoven of Omaha, one brother, Gail (Betty) Foxhoven of Earling. 4 grandchildren, one great-grandchild.

Once again that is Mass of Christian burial for 76-year-old Kenneth Foxhoven of Earling. The Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan is in charge of the arrangements where friends may call Thursday from 2-4 pm at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Earling.

Service Date: 01/21/2021
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Donna Kluzek

Funeral Services for 70-year-old Donna Kluzek of Kiron will be held at 11 AM, Friday, January 22 at St. John Lutheran Church in Kiron. Visitation will be held from 4-6 PM, Thursday, January 21 at St. John Lutheran Church in Kiron with a Celebration of Life to follow at 6:30 pm. She passed away Sunday, January 17 at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements

Survivors include her husband, Rev. Mark Kluzek of Kiron and three children, Kevin (Sam) Scott of Williamsburg, VA, Kelley (Kendy) Scott of Chicago, IL, and Danielle Kluzek of Kiron.

            Once again those are Funeral Services for 70-year-old Donna Kluzek of Kiron. Friends may call from 4-6 PM, Thursday, January 21 at St. John Lutheran Church in Kiron with a Celebration of Life to follow at 6:30 PM. The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Service Date: 01/22/2021
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Marilyn Obmann

Public funeral service for Marilyn Obmann, age 79 of Breda, IA will be 10:30 a.m. at the Peace Lutheran Church in Wall Lake, Iowa. Burial will follow in the Wall Lake Cemetery, Wall Lake Iowa. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday at Peace Lutheran Church in Wall Lake, IA. 

 

A live stream will be available on http://www.FarberOtteman.com 

 

Farber and Otteman funeral home will be handling arrangements

Service Date: 01/25/2021
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