Obituaries

Rita Jackson

Memorial Services for 81-year-old Rita Jackson of Denison will be held at a later date. She passed away Wednesday, March 31 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements      

            Survivors include: three children, Terrence (Kimberly) Grote of Dickinson, North Dakota, Patty (Paul) Trucke of Dow City, and Cindy Treinen (Bryan Hollander) of Denison; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Dick (Cindy) Robbins of Arizona; sister-in-law, Janice Robbins of Jefferson; and a host of other relatives and friends. 

 Once again Memorial Services for 81 year old Rita Jackson 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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Paul Bieret

Funeral service for Paul Bieret, age 85, of Wall Lake is 10:30am Saturday at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Wall Lake. With burial to follow in the Wall Lake Cemetery. 

Military Funeral Honors will take place Saturday at the cemetery with Wall Lake American Legion Post No. 262 and the Army National Guard Funeral Honors.

Visitation will be 4:00-7:00pm on Friday at the Trinity Presbyterian Church. 

Once again funeral service for Paul Bieret is 10:30am Saturday at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Wall Lake.

The Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Wall Lake is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 03/20/2021
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Leila Reimer

Visitation (The Family Will Not be Present.) for 91-year-old Leila Reimer of Mapleton will be held 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Tuesday, March 23 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig. Private Family Services will be held, Wednesday, March 24 at the Church with burial in the Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig. She passed away Saturday, March 20 at Maple Heights Nursing Home. Live streaming will be available at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at the "Huebner Funeral Home" Facebook page

Survivors include her children, Sheldon Hamann and his wife Roxie of Anthon; Kathryn and her husband Craig Christiansen of Omaha; Patty and her husband Eddie Fox of Arizona; Lyndon Hamann of Sioux City; Clinton Hamann and his husband David Martinez of Texas; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Once again those are Private Family Services for 91-year-old Leila Reimer of Mapleton. Friends may call from 4:00 -7:00 PM, Tuesday, March 23 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Family Will Not be Present.

Service Date: 03/23/2021
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John Bretey

Funeral Services for 73-year-old John Bretey of Denison will be held 10:30 AM, Friday, March 26 at Zion Lutheran Church with burial in the Arcadia Cemetery. The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 P.M., Thursday, March 25.  He passed away Monday, March 22 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital.

         Survivors include his wife, Janet; two sons, Jason (Celina) Bretey of California, Jared (Rayanna) Bretey of Wisconsin; two step-sons, Michael (Kim) Zierath of Texas and Jon Zierath of Aplington; five grandchildren, three step-grandchildren; three brothers: Gerald (Karen) Bretey of Urbandale, Leroy (Patty) Bretey of Omaha, Bill (Mary) Bretey of Minnesota; one sister, Lois (Paul) Shook of Denison; three sisters-in-law: Tudy Bretey of Denison, Judith Bretey of Carroll; Janet (Richard) Rose of Westside; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Once again those are Funeral Services for 73-year-old John Bretey. The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 PM, Thursday, March 25.

Service Date: 03/26/2021
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Donna Lewis

Funeral services for 63 year old Donna Lewis of Denison will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Fouts Funeral Home in Dunlap. The funeral will be live streamed on the Fouts Funeral Home Facebook page.  Mrs. Lewis died on Thursday, March 25th at her home.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Fouts Funeral Home in Dunlap.

She is survived by her: Husband: Anthony Lewis of Denison; 4 Children: Phillip Lembke, Carissa Summerfield, Darcie & Robert Boll, Brian Lembke; 2 Sisters: Judy & Chuck Gorden, Becky Kroll; & Brother: Terry & Suzette Kroll all of Dow City.

 Once again funeral services for Donna Lewis will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Fouts Funeral Home in Dunlap. The funeral will be live streamed on the Fouts Funeral Home Facebook page.

The Fouts Funeral Home in Dunlap is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 04/01/2021
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Ardell L. Ewoldt

Arrangements & Services For Ardell L. Ewoldt  age 80, of Denison

Who died on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Visitation: Friday, April 2, 2021 - 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Pauley Jones Pfannebecker Funeral Home in Denison, Iowa.

Private Family Funeral Service: Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Zion Lutheran Church Gym 

Interment will be held at Zion Lutheran Cemetery 

*Masks and Social Distancing are Recommended During Services*

Survivors include her sons Mark Ewoldt of Dow City, IA; Dale Ewoldt and special friend Carlee Lee, her daughters Payton & Caytlin Lee of Denison, IA; special grandson Evan Ewoldt of Dow City, IA; sister Norma Schoenfeld of Schleswig, IA; sister-in-law Pat Evers of Pocahontas, IA; brother-in-law Rev. Virgil (Bonnie) Ewoldt of Milford, IA

Service Date: 04/03/2021
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Jean Goslar

Funeral Services for 91-year-old Jean Goslar of Ute will be held at 11 A.M, Tuesday, April 6 at St. John Lutheran Church in Charter Oak with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Charter Oak. She passed away Thursday, April 1 at Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include three sisters, Wilma Sievers of Denison, Irma and her husband Lavern Wessel of Ricketts, Shirley Gosch of Ute; one brother, Ronald Goslar and his wife LouAnna of Ute; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.                              

            Once again those are Funeral Services for 91 year old Jean Goslar of Ute. Friends may call from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, Tuesday, April 6 at St. John Lutheran Church in Charter Oak. The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Service Date: 04/06/2021
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Stacy Chapman

Arrangements & Services For Stacy Chapman -  Age 53, of Denison. 

Who died on Friday, April 2, 2021.

Visitation: Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00 to 8:00 PM at United Presbyterian Church

Funeral Service: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 10:30 AM at United Presbyterian Church

Interment will be at Crawford Heights Memorial Gardens 

Pauley Jones Pfannebecker Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Survivors include his parents Harold and Elaine Chapman of Arion;

brothers Bill (Cheryl Fluke) Chapman of Durant; Tim Chapman of Des Moines;

sister-in-law Gayle Chapman of Denison; nephews Josh Chapman, Nick Chapman;

niece Maggie Chapman

Service Date: 04/07/2021
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Ila McMullen

Ila McMullen, age 92, of Battle Creek, Iowa (formerly of Ida Grove, Iowa),
passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at the Willow Dale Wellness Center of
Battle Creek. A Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 8,
2021, at the Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove. A Prayer
Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Kevin J. Freese officiating. Private
Family Committal Services will be held in the Morgan Township Cemetery of
Schleswig. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks and social distancing are
encouraged. The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa, is in
charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online
www.christensenvanhouten.com.

Service Date: 04/08/2021
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Fred Obmann

Funeral Services for Fred Obmann, age 84 of rural Breda, will be held at 10:30 AM on
Monday at Peace Lutheran Church in Wall Lake. Visitation will run from 4-7
PM on Sunday night at the church.


Mr. Obmann passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Twilight Acres Nursing Home
in Wall Lake.


Farber & Otteman Funeral Home  is in charge of the arrangements

Service Date: 04/12/2021
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John Terwilleger

The funeral Service for 81-year-old John Terwilleger of Dow City will be Monday, April 12 at 10:30 am at Fouts Funeral Home in Dunlap. Burial will be at the Dow City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 ~ 7:00 p.m. on Sunday at Fouts Funeral Home.

Mr. Terwilleger died at his home on April 8th. 

John is survived by:

Wife- Sandy Terwilleger of Dow City, 
Four children- Aaron & Pam Terwilleger of Dow City, Iowa
Mark & Kandi Terwilleger of Graettinger, Iowa
Kim Terwilleger & Hilton Frey of Meeteetse, Wyoming
Krystal Terwilleger & Gene VonTersch of Denison, Iowa
Sister- Nancy Wright of Omaha
Fouts Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Service Date: 04/12/2021
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Janis Kreisler

Janis Kreisler, age 86, of Ida Grove, passed away on Sunday, April 11, at the Manilla Manor.

The Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am, Saturday, April 17, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Ida Grove. Rev. Richard A. Salcido will officiate. Committal Services will follow in the Ida Grove Cemetery. A Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., on Friday, April 16, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church.


Due to the Covid, 19 pandemic masks are encouraged 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: 04/17/2021
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Charles Ebelhare

Memorial Services for 77-year-old Charles Ebelhare of Manilla will be held at 10:30 am, Sunday, April 18 at Huebner Funeral Home in Denison. He passed away Tuesday, April 13 at his home. There will not be a visitation.

Survivors include his wife, Toni Ebelhare of Manilla; children: Charles Ebelhare II and wife, Marie, and Brian Ebelhare all of Leesburg, Virginia; Bethany Darr of Phoenix, Arizona; Jeremy Blankenship and wife, Tamara of Templeton; Monica Ball, Laura Hammond and husband, Jacob all of Manilla, Lucas Siepker of Dunlap, Samantha Ebelhare of Manilla, and William Ebelhare and fiancé, Shelby of Arcadia; 15 grandchildren; brother, John Ebelhare and wife, Ellen of Phoenix; many other relatives and friends.

Once again Memorial Services for 77-year-old Charles Ebelhare of Manilla will be held 10:30 am, Sunday, April 18 at Huebner Funeral Home in Denison.

Service Date: 04/18/2021
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Fred Backhaus

Private Family Services for 86-year-old Fred Backhaus of Denison will be held Sunday, April 18 at The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison with burial in the Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig He passed away Wednesday, April 14 at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements      

Survivors include his son, Ron Backhaus and his wife Kathy of Smithfield, Missouri; daughter, Andrea and her husband J.R. Pauley of Denison; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; other relatives and friends.

Once again Private Family Services for 86 year old Fred Backhaus of Denison will be held Sunday, April 18 at The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison. 

Service Date: 04/18/2021
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Robert "Bob" Olson

Funeral Services for 81-year-old Robert “Bob” Olson of Deloit will be held 10:30 AM, Monday, April 19 at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison with burial in Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 P.M., Sunday, April 18. He passed away Thursday, April 15 at his home in Deloit.

Survivors include: his wife, Roseann Olson of Deloit; children, Rodney Olson and his wife Erin of Schleswig; Regina and her husband Darin Schau of Ida Grove; Ronnie Olson and his wife Staci of Avoca; Rashelle and her husband Bill Rickers of Decatur, NE; 8 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 2 step- great-granddaughters; siblings, Dona Siemer of Spickard, MO; Wayne Olson of Spickard, MO; Diana and her husband Lonnie Blunk of Princeton, MO; Debbie and her husband Creston Schubert of Galva, IA; Cindy and her husband Ron Hoffmeier of Denison; other relatives and friends.

Once again those are Funeral Services for 81 year old Robert “Bob” Olson of Deloit. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 5-7 PM, Sunday, April 18.

Service Date: 04/19/2021
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Sonja Krueger

Funeral Services for 78-year-old Sonja Krueger of Dow City will be held 10:30 A.M, Tuesday, April 20 at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Dow City Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, April 14 at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. The Huebner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, DeWayne Krueger of Dow City; children, Jacqueline Keen William of  Georgia, Robby Krueger, and Richard Krueger both of Denison; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Janet Dopkins of Wisconsin, Nina Kent of Wisconsin, Joyce Hatfield of  Florida; and many other relatives and friends.

Once again those are Funeral Services for 78-year-old Sonja Krueger of Dow City. Friends may call from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 20 at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements  

Service Date: 04/20/2021
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