IAGenWeb Project

Shelby County


Obit Main

Obituaries 1st & 2nd Quarter 2002

Anderson, Chuck - Jan. 26, 1951-June 3, 2002

Daily Nonpareil
Council Bluffs IA
Published Tuesday
June 4, 2002

Chuck Anderson

DUNLAP - The funeral for Chuck Anderson, 51, of Dunlap will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Dunlap with the Rev. Sue Ellen Sherman officiating.

Mr. Anderson died June 3 at St. Joseph Hospital in Omaha.

He was born Jan. 26, 1951, in Audubon to Lois Winsor and Don Anderson. He graduated in 1969 from Dunlap High School. He worked at IBP, Dubuque and Farmland. In 1970, he began boxing. He trained at the Fox Hole Boxing Club and was coached by Hawk and Wally Jurgenson. In 1972, 1973 and 1974, he won the Midwest Golden Gloves Championship. In 1997, he opened the Fox Hole Bar in Dunlap. Because of illness, he had to close the bar in 1998.

Chuck and Glenda Summerfield were together since 1969.

Survivors in addition to his wife include one daughter, Patty Weber and husband, Mark, of Omaha; one son, Scott, and wife, Melissa, of Dunlap; mother, Lois Anderson of Dunlap; father, Don Anderson and wife, Vi, of Omaha; five sisters, Kathy Foreman and husband, Chuck, of Taiwan, Sue Feller and husband, Mark, of Denison, Sharon Heffernan and husband, Dan, of Dunlap, Lisa Weber and husband, Tim, of Denison and Judy Meadows and husband, Dave, of Ute; three brothers, Denny Anderson and wife, Darla, of Huntsville, Ala.,
Steve Anderson and wife, Barb, of Fort Carson, Colo., and Mike Anderson and wife, Geri, of Dunlap; six grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Fouts Funeral Home in Dunlap. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Dunlap.

Book, Ronald M. - death notice

BOOK-Ronald M., 69 yrs. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Josephine Book; 4 brothers, Richard, Russell, Gailand, Urban. Survived by wife, Helene; children, Judy Ricker and friend, Tom, Thomas and wife, Linda Book; 2 grandchildren, Brandon and Kayla Book, all Omaha; 4 brothers; 1 sister; many nieces; nephews; friends. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be directed to the family. For Memorials to be determined later.

VISITATION begins Mon 4pm with Wake Service at 7pm West Center
Chapel. SERVICES Tues 10:30am from the Chapel to Mary Our Queen Church 11am.

Omaha, NE

(from Omaha World Herald Apr. 11, 2002)

Fuhs, Dolores E. - 1930-2002

Harlan Tribune
Tuesday, June 18, 2002
page 6B

Dolores E. Fuhs, 71
Dec. 30, 1930 - May 22, 2002

Westphalia - Dolores Eleanor Fuhs was born to Cecelia (Schechinger) and Frank Kramer, Sr., Dec. 20, 1930 on a farm near Defiance. She was baptized at St. Peter's Catholic Church and attended St. Paul's Catholic School in Defiance. She was one of 17 children.

May 4, 1953, she married William "Bill" Fuhs at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Defiance. To this union 12 children were born. After their marriage, they farmed on the Fuhs home place northwest of Portsmouth until 1982. She continued to reside there until 2001 when she moved to Westphalia. She was a vital part of the farm operation. A member of St. Mary Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Portsmouth since 1953, she was also a member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court of St. Katherine No. 266 of Earling. She died May 22, 2002, at her home in Westphalia, at age 71 years, five months and three days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Fuhs, July 10, 1996; one daughter, Sandra Fuhs; brothers, Francis, Raymond, Lawrence, Gerald, James, Anthony, Victor and Norbert Kramer; and sisters, Cecilia and Patricia Kramer. She is survived by her children, John Fuhs (Linda) of Council Bluffs; Janet (Joe) Kohles of Ralston, NE; Randy Fuhs and his fiancee, Loretta of Fremont, OH; Dan Fuhs and his fiancee, Marthann of Defiance; Carol Fuhs and her friend, Lyle of Harlan; Richard Fuhs of Earling; Eugene Fuhs of Portsmouth; Donald Fuhs (Dianne) of Blair, NE; Cheryl Fuhs of Palm Beach, FL; Joan (Joe) Gubbels of Westphalia; Jill (Brian) Holloway of Westphalia; 18 grandchildren; sisters, Irene Friesen of Council Bluffs; Lillian Schaben of Harlan; Rita (Verdy)Klocke of Cascade; Theresa (Thomas) Grote of Portsmouth; Leona (Joe) Bissen of Clarinda; Mary (Francis) Heese of Earling; sisters-in-law, Marlene Kramer of South Bend, NE and Alma Bissen of Harlan; nieces and nephews and other relatives.

A Mass of Christian Burial was concelebrated by Rev. Paul Bianchi and Rev. Michael G. Peters May 25, 2002, at St. Mary Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Portsmouth. Burial was held at St. Mary's Cemetery in Portsmouth, with Jason Fuhs, Jake Holloway, Jake Fuhs, John Kohles, David Fuhs, Jeff Kohles, Jack Gubbels, Colin Fuhs, Caleb Bissen and J.D. Fuhs honorary casketbearers and Dan Fuhs, Eugene Fuhs, Rich Fuhs, Randy Fuhs, John Fuhs and Donald Fuhs casketbearers. Pauley Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Schwery, Melvin - death notice June 14, 2002

Daily Nonpareil
Council Bluffs IA
Published Saturday
June 15, 2002

Melvin Schwery

HARLAN - The funeral for Melvin Schwery of Harlan will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Panama with the Rev. Mike Peters officiating.

Mr. Schwery died June 14 at Myrtue Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Panama. He farmed in the Panama area for most of his life. He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Panama, the Knights of Columbus No. 1741 of Earling and served on numerous church councils and committees. He was a church usher and Communion minister.

Mr. Schwery and his wife, Verelda, were married for 55 years.

Survivors in addition to his wife include five sons, Lyle Schwery and wife, Jolene, of St. Charles, Myron Schwery of Overland Park, Kan., Mike Schwery of Blair, Neb., Keith Schwery of Panama, and Joel Schwery of Chaska, Minn.; two daughters, Jolene Brown of Fremont, Neb., and Michelle Ferguson of Omaha; seven sisters, Margaret Coenen and Zita Engle, both of Westphalia, Magdalena Iodapp of Council Bluffs, Nonna Adams of Santa Cruz, Calif., Theresa Wellman of Neola, Mildred Leuschen of Portsmouth and Cleopha Nelson and husband, Newmark, of Seattle; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

There will be a wake service today at 7:30 p.m. at Pauley Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Panama.Pauley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Site Terms, Conditions & Disclaimer