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Antone, Evelyn Corine (Brue)
April 21, 1916 - August 1, 2007


Antone, Evelyn Corine (Brue), Age 91
(April 21, 1916 - August 1, 2007)

Evelyn Brue Antone

Funeral Services
Monday, August 6, 2007, 10:30 AM
Zion Lutheran Church, Manning, Iowa

Officiating
Reverend Patrick R. Sparling

Music
"How Great Thou Art" "The Old Rugged Cross"
"Amazing Grace" "Abide With Me"
Congregation
Carlys Stribe, Organist

Casket Bearers
Charles Brue Richard Brue
Scott Francis Jeff Francis Alan Hughes
Jerry Lorenzen Troy Kluender

Honorary Casket Bearers
Kim Lorenzen Kris Kluender Susan Hughes
Stacey Ruchti Stephanie Thornhill
Erick Anton Sarah Tait

Interment
Manning Cemetery, Manning, Iowa

Evelyn Corine, daughter of Nels and Caroline (Hanson) Brue, was born April 21, 1916, at Kirkman, IA. She was baptized and confirmed at the Lutheran Church in Irwin. Evelyn grew up in Irwin and graduated from Irwin High School. She then attended normal training classes at Harlan High School and began teaching rural school in Shelby County. Throughout the years she attended summer and night classes at Drake University earning her Bachelor of Arts.

On September 25, 1937, Evelyn was united in marriage with Ivan Herman Antone in Maryville, Missouri. Five children were born to this union. They lived on a farm north of Manilla before moving to Audubon County and then to Manning in 1948. Evelyn continued teaching rural school in Shelby and Carroll County and then in Audubon Community School District. She retired from teaching in 1978 after 31 years.

Evelyn was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Manning where she enjoyed participating in the Braille Group and helping with Vacation Bible School. She served as president of the Audubon Elementary Retired Teachers and the Pastime Club of Manning. She was a great cook and baker, enjoyed picnics and was very family focused throughout her life.

After the sudden death of her husband in 1978, Evelyn continued to live in Manning until moving to Denison in 2001 to be near her daughter. When she was no longer able to live alone she moved into the Eventide Nursing home in Denison. Her health took a very sudden turn for the worse and she died in the emergency room at Crawford County Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, August 1, 2007, at the age of 91 years, 3 months and 11 days.

Preceding her in death are her parents; husband; infant son Lynn Ivan; son-in-law Alan Childress and three brothers Charles, Ellsworth and Leo Brue.

She is survived by three daughters: Carol and husband Charles Francis of Loudon, TN; Berneil and husband Paul Tait of Mt. Prospect, IL and Donna Childress of Deloit; son Bruce Anton and wife Ann of Austin, TX; nine grandchildren: Scott Francis and wife Meg; Jeff Francis and wife Kathy; Susan and husband Alan Hughes; Stacey and husband Tim Ruchti; Sarah Tait; Stephanie and husband Andrew Thornhill; Kimberly and husband Jerry Lorenzen; Kristi and husband Troy Kluender; and Erick Anton; eleven great-grandchildren; brother Leslie Brue and wife Ruby of Audubon; sisters-in-law Margie Brue of LeCompte, LA and Luella Mahnke of Manning; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Behrens, Florence died September 24, 2007

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Arrangements and Services For
Florence Behrens - 85
Who Died On - Monday, September 24, 2007

Visitation
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, September 27, 2007 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Family Greeting Friends
Thursday, September 27, 2007 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Prayer Service
Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 8:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Funeral Service
Friday, September 28, 2007 - 11:00 AM
Elk Horn Lutheran Church - Elk Horn, Iowa

Interment
Jacksonville Cemetery - Jacksonville, Iowa

Survivors include her husband Orvis Behrens of Elk Horn, IA; her children: Richard (Maude) Behrens of Kingman, AZ, Betty Jacob of Bellevue, NE, Lyle (Connie) Behrens of Harlan, IA, David (Hattie) Behrens of Harlan, IA, and Peggy (William) Fewell of Lake View, IA; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild

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Behrens, Florence (Larsen) December 19, 1921 - September 24, 2007

Florence Behrens - 85

Florence Behrens was born on December 19, 1921 to Henry and Marie (Christensen) Larsen on the family farm in Jackson Township, Shelby County, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed at Bethlehem Lutheran Church near Jacksonville, Iowa. She attended school in Jackson Township #4.

On January 11, 1939, she was united in marriage to Orvis Behrens. Six children were born to this union: Richard, Keith, Betty, Lyle, David, and Peggy. In March of 1940, they moved their family to a farm in Jackson Township and farmed there until 1976. At that time, the family moved to their son Lyle&s acreage in Center Township. Florence loved to bake and cook for her family and always made her children&s favorite meals and desserts from recipes she had in memory using a pinch of this and a dash of that. One of her hobbies was quilting and she loved to play cards, especially Rummy, Pitch, and Pinochle.

Florence and Orvis also enjoyed square dancing and polkas but their pride and joy was their house on the lake in Okoboji where they moved in April of 1993 after Florence retired from her job of twenty-two years at Variety Distribution in Harlan. This was their home until 2003, when they decided to move back to Harlan. She remained a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Jacksonville.

Florence died on Monday, September 24, 2007, at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan, Iowa, having attained the age of eighty-five years, nine months, and five days. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Keith Behrens, her brothers Leonard and Ivan Larsen, and her sister Leona Jensen of Alexandria, Minnesota.

She is survived by her husband Orvis Behrens of Elk Horn, Iowa, her sons: Richard Behrens and his wife Maudie of Kingman, Arizona, Lyle Behrens and his wife Connie of Jacksonville, Iowa, and David Behrens and his wife Hattie of Harlan, Iowa; her daughters: Betty Jacob of Bellevue, Nebraska, and Peggy and her husband William Fewell of Lake View, Iowa; twelve grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; nieces and nephews; other family members and friends.

A funeral service was held on Friday, September 28, 2007, at the Elk Horn Lutheran Church in Elk Horn, Iowa. Pastor Ron Rasmussen officiated the 11:00 AM service. Casket bearers were Stanley Behrens, Dave Meinershagen, Donald Behrens, Anthony Behrens, Rod Owens, and James Behrens. Interment was held at the Jacksonville Cemetery in Jacksonville, Iowa.

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Blum, James John April 11, 1935 - September 25, 2007

Blum, James John
The Daily Nonpareil
9/26/2007
James John Blum, age 72, born in Panama, Iowa, on April 11, 1935, entered into rest September 25, 2007.

James was a lifetime resident of Council Bluffs and served our country, in the U.S. Army, from 1958-1961, in Germany. James worked in the tree and lawn care business, and retired from the Omaha World Herald.

He was preceded in death by parents, Martin and Lillian (Schmitz) Blum; sister, Patricia Dober; brother, Duane Blum.

Survived by his wife, of 52 years, Janet (Poffenbarger) Blum, of Council Bluffs; daughters, Pam Reed and husband Ed, of Swansea, Mass., Kim Smith and husband Randy, of Council Bluffs; sons, Jim Blum and wife Stephanie, Jay Blum, all of Council Bluffs; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sisters, Linda Fickel, Mickey Petratis, Caroline Lappe, Mary Kay Gregurich, Joyce Lademan; brother, Terry Blum; nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family, Thursday, 6-8 p.m., at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home. Funeral service, Friday, 1 p.m., at the mortuary, with Pastor David Erickson officiating. Interment, Cedar Lawn Cemetery, with military rites tendered by American Legion Post #2. A lunch will follow at First Christian Church.

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Blum, Ronald Joseph died August 4, 2007

Ronald Blum
Blum, 76, Omaha, died Aug. 4, 2007.

Ronald Blum
©The Harlan Tribune
08/10/2007
OMAHA -- Ronald Joseph Blum, 76, Omaha, died August 4 in Omaha. Services were held Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Omaha with burial in the Westlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park in Omaha. Blum is survived by his wife, Bernice; children LuAnn (Richard) Tejral, Richard Blum, Cindy Roman and Randy (Karin) Blum; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brother Lawrence (Janis) Blum; and sister Ruth Caruso.
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Burger, Phyllis died August 15, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 82-year-old Phyllis Lorraine Burger of Elk Horn, formerly of Harlan, will be held 10:00 am, Monday, August 20th, 2007 at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial will be at the Harlan Cemetery. Phyllis Burger died Wednesday, August 15th, 2007 at the Salem Lutheran Home In Elk Horn. Survivors include her son, Jerry Stendrup (Deb) of Harlan; 1 daughter, Debbie Miller (Mike) of Prescott; 3 step-sons, Robert Burger (Regina) of Papillion, NE, Tim Burger (Laurel) of Harlan and Jim Burger (Kim) of Crescent; 3 step-daughters, Debbie Schadt (Carl) of Waterloo, Candi Bruck and Cindi Boeck, both of Harlan; 24 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held 1 to 9 pm, Sunday, August 19th, with family visitation from 5 to 8 pm at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.
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Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
Phyllis Burger - 82
Who Died On Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Visitation
Sunday, August 19, 2007 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home
Harlan, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Sunday, August 19, 2007 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home
Harlan, Iowa

Funeral Service
Monday, August 20, 2007 -10:00 AM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Interment
Harlan Cemetery - Harlan, Iowa
Survivors include her son Jerry (Debbie) Stendrup of Harlan, IA and daughter Debbie (Mike) Miller of Prescott, IA; 24 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; step-children: Robert (Regina) Burger of Papillion, NE, Debbie (Carl) Schadt of Waterloo, IA, Tim (Laurel) Burger of Harlan, Jim (Kim) Burger of Crescent, IA, Candi Bruck of Harlan, and Cindi Boeck of Harlan

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Burger, Phyllis Lorraine (Jacobs) September 17, 1924 - August 15, 2007

Phyllis Burger - 82
Phyllis Lorraine Burger was born on September 17, 1924, the only child of Wallace and Margaret (Smith) Jacobs of Harlan, Iowa. She graduated from the Harlan School District.

She was united in marriage to Vern Stendrup. Two children were born to this union: her son Jerry and daughter Debbie. They lived near Walnut for a while before moving to the Harlan area.

On February 3, 1968, Phyllis was married to Leon Burger of Harlan, Iowa, and became the step-mother to Bob, Debbie, Tim, Jim, Candy, and Cindi.

Phyllis worked at the Baptist Retirement Home in Harlan, now called Elm Crest Retirement Home, for several years and then worked at Variety Distributing, retiring in August of 2005. She also volunteered her time at West Central Development Corporation in Harlan.

One of Phyllis&s hobbies was camping with Leon. She was a great cook and enjoyed having family get togethers. She also greatly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She remained a resident of Harlan until moving to the Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn in 2006. It was there that she died on August 15, 2007, having attained the age of eighty-two years, ten months, and twenty-nine days. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Leon.

Phyllis is survived by her children: Jerry Stendrup and his wife Debbie of Harlan, Iowa and Debbie and her husband Mike Miller of Prescott, Iowa; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; her step-children: Bob Burger and wife Regina of Papillion, Nebraska, Debbie and her husband Carl Schadt of Waterloo, Iowa, Tim Burger and his wife Laurel of Harlan, Jim Burger and his wife Kim of Crescent, Iowa, Candy Bruck of Harlan, and Cindi Boeck of Harlan; other family members, and friends.

A funeral service was held on Monday, August 20, 2007, with Rev. Donna Ewert officiating the 10:00 AM service at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa. Honorary casket bearer was Max Bacon. Casket bearers were Rob Mackey, Kelly Fairchild, Jason Burger, Craig Crilly, Jerrad Popp, and Jeff Nelson with interment held at the Harlan Cemetery.

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Camery, Miles died August 18, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 78-year-old Miles "Tump" Camery of Albuquerque, NM will be held 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 18th, at the Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial of the cremains will be at the Harlan Cemetery. After inurnment, a luncheon will be held at the First United Methodist Church.
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Miles Camery
Camery, 78, Albuquerque, N.M., died August 18, 2007.

Miles Camery
©The Harlan Tribune
08/14/2007
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Memorial services for Miles "Tump" Camery, 78, Albuquerque, N.M., will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Cremains will be buried in the Harlan Cemetery. Afternoon lunch will be held at the First United Methodist Church following service and burial.

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Camery, Miles J. April 30, 1929 - August 18, 2007

Miles "Tump" Camery -Age 78
Miles J. Camery was born on April 30, 1929 to Joseph and Cecil (Brodersen) Camery in Harlan, Iowa. He attended Harlan High School and graduated with the class of 1947. He went on to Iowa State University and played football for two years before returning to Harlan.

On December 15, 1950, Miles was united in marriage to Norma Jean Hansen of rural Harlan. Two daughters were born to this union: Barbara and Kim.

He was employed at the Iowa Department of Conservation as a game warden in 1956 and was with them for six years before joining the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1962. He was first stationed in Beaumont, Texas, relocated to Anna-Jonesboro, Illinois in 1965, and then to the Madison/Sun Prairie, Wisconsin area in 1967. In 1974, they relocated to Glen Bernie, Maryland, and in 1976 to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where they resided for the past thirty-one years. Miles retired in 1982.

He was a longtime member of the Albuquerque Retriever Club, an avid sports fan and outdoorsman.

Miles died on May 30, 2007, having attained the age of seventy-eight years. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Morgan.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Norma Jean of Albuquerque, New Mexico; his daughters Barbara and her husband Dale Reininger of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin and Kim and her husband Chip Millick of Falmouth, Maine; two grandchildren: Hannah and Ben Millick; his sisters Joan Prather of Lake Quivira, Kansas and Jan and her husband Lloyd Pientok of St. Francis, Wisconsin; his sister-in-law Agnes Camery; nieces, nephews, other family members, and many friends.

A Celebration of Life Service was held on Saturday, August 18, 2007, at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa. Pastor Dave Swinton officiated the 2:00 PM ceremony. Interment was at Harlan Cemetery

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CHAFFEY, PATRICIA A. died July 3, 2007

KJAN Radio:
PATRICIA A. CHAFFEY, 82, of Harlan, died Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007 in Omaha, NE. A Memorial Mass will be held 10:00-a.m. Saturday, July 7th, 2007 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Harlan. Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan has the arrangements.
burmeisterjohannsen.com
Patricia Ann Chaffey
February 26, 1925 - July 3, 2007

Memorial services are pending.

 

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Chaffey, Patricia Ann O&Neill February 26, 1925 - July 3, 2007

Patricia Ann Chaffey
February 26, 1925 - July 3, 2007
Patricia Ann Chaffey, the daughter of Claude Francis and Myrtle Grace (Miller) O&Neill, was born on February 26, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from Harlan (Iowa) High School in 1943, and attended Ottumwa Heights College for Women in Ottumwa, Iowa. Patricia received her Associate of Arts degree from Ottumwa Heights in 1945. She continued her education at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, receiving her PhB degree in 1949. She was awarded a Master of Social Work degree from Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, in 1957.


On April 27, 1960, Patricia married Warren Tremlett Chaffey at Beale Air Force Base in California. For 35 years, she worked as a social worker in Iowa, Illinois, Virginia, California, Guam, and Washington, DC. The couple returned to Harlan in June, 1973, where Patricia remained active in her profession.

Patricia was a member of St. Michael&s Catholic Church in Harlan, Iowa. She was active in several organizations, including the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Myrtue Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Shelby County Democrats, and Air Force Sergeant Association Auxiliary. She had also served as president of the Shelby County Historical Society. Patricia enjoyed playing Bridge several times a week, camping, and traveling with the Shelby County Commander&s Club.

Patricia A. Chaffey died on Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at the Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, having reached the age of 82 years, 4 months, and 7 days.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Warren Chaffey of Harlan, Iowa; two step-daughters, Dale Avery and Valerie Fontaine, both of Los Angeles, California; one step-son, David (Laurie) Chaffey of Los Angeles, California; seven grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Memorial Mass was held on Saturday, July 7, 2007, at St. Michael&s Catholic Church in Harlan, Iowa, with Father Robert Hoefler celebrating. Musicians were Kate Kohorst and Maryalyce Dotzler. Memorials may be made to the Shelby County Historical Society. The Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan was in charge of the arrangements.

Hometown: Harlan, IA
Service Date: Saturday, Jul 7, 2007

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Clark, Lavon Rae Jacobsen died September 17, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 64-year-old Lavon Rae Jacobsen Clark of Kimballton will be held 10:30 am, Thursday, September 20th, 2007 at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial will be in the Harlan Cemetery. Lavon Clark died Monday, September 17th, 2007 at the Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn. Survivors include 3 sons, Terry Jacobsen (Carlene) of Harlan, Matt Jacobsen (Mindy) of Atlantic and Ron Jacobsen, Jr. (LaVonne) of Harlan; 1 daughter, Leslie Vonnahme (Richard) of Carroll; 3 sisters, Sarah Kunik of Kimballton, Margaret Beck (Barry) of Sioux City and Eileen Honesk (Harold) of Grimes; 14 grandchildren. Visitation will be held 8 am to 9 pm, Wednesday, September 19th, with family visitation 7 to 9 pm, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.
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Arrangements and Services For
Lavon Jacobsen Clark - 64
Who Died On - Monday, September 17, 2007

Visitation
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Funeral Service
Thursday, September 20, 2007 - 10:30 AM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Interment
Harlan Cemetery - Harlan, Iowa
Survivors include her children: Terry (Karlene) Jacobsen of Harlan, IA, Leslie (Richard) Vonnahme of Carroll, Iowa, Matt (Mindy) Jacobsen of Atlantic, IA, and Ron (LaVonne) Jacobsen, Jr. Of Harlan, IA; her sisters: Sarah Kunik of Kimballton, IA, Margaret (Barry) Beck of Sioux City, IA, and Eileen (Harold) Honesk of Grimes, IA; 15 grandchildren

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Clark, Lavon Rae (Frederiksen) Jacobsen April 15, 1943 - September 17, 2007

Lavon Jacobsen Clark - 64
Lavon Rae Frederiksen was born on April 15, 1943 to Elmer and Helen (Mercer) Frederiksen in Kimballton, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Kimballton. She attended grade school in Kimballton and high school in Elk Horn.

On June 13, 1964, she was united in marriage to Ronald Jacobsen. Four children were born to this union: Terry, Leslie, Matt, and Ron, Jr. They lived in Harlan, Iowa, until Ron&s death in 1968. Lavon then returned to the Kimballton area to raise her family.

When Lavon wasn&t busy with her children and their activities, she made wooden crafts. She also had a collection of porcelain dolls and was active in the Kimballton Dinner Theater. She adored her grandchildren and loved spending every minute she could with them.

Lavon was married to Donald Clark on May 26, 1990, at the First Christian Church in Harlan. She worked at the Kimballton Café, Dania Sko, and the Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn. Lavon became a resident of the Salem Lutheran Home in July of 2007 and it was there that she died on Monday, September 17, 2007, having attained the age of sixty-four years, five months, and two days. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Nancy, her first husband Ron Jacobsen, her husband Don Clark, step mother Annabelle Frederiksen and step brother Wayne Hald.

Lavon is survived by her children: Terry Jacobsen and his wife Karlene of Harlan, Iowa; their children Nate, Molly and Shelby; Leslie and her husband Richard Vonnahme of Carroll, Iowa; Their children; Jenny, Andrew and Kari; Matt Jacobsen and his wife Mindy of Atlantic, Iowa; Their children; Ashley, Holleigh, Destiny and Allyiah; and Ron Jacobsen and his wife LaVonne of Harlan; their children Brandon, Kara, Markis and Gavin; and Becky Pike; sister Sarah Kunik of Kimballton, step sisters Margaret and her husband Barry Beck of Sioux City, Iowa, and Eileen and her husband Harold Honeck of Grimes, Iowa; nieces and nephews, other family members, and many friends.

A funeral service was held on Thursday, September 20, 2007, with Pastor Tony Ede officiating the 10:30 AM service at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa. Honorary casket bearers were Markis Schones, Andrew Vonnahme, Nate Jacobsen, and Brandon Jacobsen. Serving as casket bearers were Cameron Kunik, Shawn Underwood, Jack Underwood, Jim Moreland, Don Palijo, and Jeff Moreland. Interment was held at the Harlan Cemetery in Harlan, Iowa.

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Dow, Faye Marie (Black) May 14, 1915 - July 12, 2007

Faye Marie Dow
Visitation:
Sunday, July 14, 2007
12:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Service:
Monday, July 16, 2007
10:00 AM
Fouts Funeral Home
5th & Normal Streets
Woodbine, IA 51579
Faye Marie (Black) Dow was born May 14, 1915, to Glen and Elisabeth (Peterson) Black in Dunlap, Iowa. She attended country school east of Dunlap and graduated from the Dunlap High School. Faye Marie married Linly E. Dow on July 8, 1939. The couple lived in California for a short time during the war and worked at the airplane plant. Faye Marie worked at the Abstract Office in Logan and at several offices in the court house before being elected as the Clerk of Court. She held this position for many years before retiring. Linly died on June 30, 1984.

Faye Marie was a member of the Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Missouri Valley. She was also a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 195. Faye Marie enjoyed gardening ~ especially roses.

Fay Marie died July 12, 2007, at Rose Vista Nursing Home in Woodbine, Iowa attaining the age of 92 years, one month and 28 days.

Faye Marie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Linly E. Dow; two brothers, Elvin Black and Glen Black; and a sister, Alta Mae Mayfield. She is survived by nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Marjory Black of Manhatten, Kansas and Joy Black of Council Bluffs, Iowa; and a host of friends.

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Elder, Grady Franklyn died August 21, 2007

Grady Elder
Elder, 58, LaCygne, Kan., died Aug. 21, 2007
©The Harlan Tribune
09/04/2007
LACYGNE, Kan. -- Word has been received of the death of Grady Franklyn Elder, 58, LaCygne, Kan., who died at his home August 21, 2007. A memorial party was held at the LaCygne Community Building on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. Coffel Schneider Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Among Elder's survivors are his sister Carol (Rick) Doran of Harlan.

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Elmquist, Bruce A died Saturday, July 14th, 2007

Services for 60-year-old Bruce A. Elmquist of Kimballton will be held 10:00 am, Wednesday, July 18th, 2007 at the Bethany Lutheran Church northeast of Kimballton. Burial will be in the Bethany Lutheran Cemeter. Bruce Elmquist died Saturday, July 14th, 2007 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Visitation will beheld 6:00 pm, Tuesday, July 17th, at the Kessler Funeral Home in Audubon.

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Ernst, George William died July 22, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 77-year-old George William Ernst of Harlan will be held 10:30 am, Wednesday, July 25th, 2007 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Harlan. Burial will be in the Harlan Cemetery. George Ernst died Sunday, July 22nd, 2007 at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan. Survivors include his wife, JoAnne; 2 daughters, Georgiann Andersen (Robin) of Minden and Brenda Arkfeld (William) of Portsmouth; 3 sons, Timothy Ernst (Jana) of Carlisle, Thomas Ernst (Nancy) of Lincoln, NE, and Brian Ernst (Theresa) of Papillion, NE; 1 brother, Eugene Ernst of Bellevue, IA; 4 sisters, Rosalyn Hill of Bellevue, Elizabeth Stoecken (Fred) of Bellevue, Loella Carter, of Bellevue and Bonnie Blake (Bob) of Bellevue; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation will be held 5:00 to 9:00 pm, Tuesday, July 24th, with family visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and a wake service at 7:00 pm, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.
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Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
George W. Ernst - 77
Who Died On - Sunday, July 22, 2007

Visitation
Tuesday, July 24, 2007 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Wake Service
Tuesday, July 24, 2007 7:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday, July 25, 2007 10:30 AM
St. Michael&s Catholic Church Harlan, Iowa

Interment
Harlan Cemetery
Harlan, Iowa
Survivors include his wife Joanne Ernst of Harlan, IA; his children: Timothy (Jana) Ernst of Carlisle, IA; Georgiann (Robin) Andersen of Minden, IA, Brenda (William) Arkfeld of Portsmouth, IA, Thomas (Nancy) Ernst of Lincoln, NE, and Brian (Theresa) Ernst of Papillion, NE; 13 grandchildren; brother Eugene Ernst of Bellevue, IA; and sisters: Rosalyn Hill of Bellevue, Elizabeth (Fred) Stoecken of Bellevue, Loella Carter of Bellevue, and Bonnie (Bob) Blake of Bellevue

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Fahn, Leo Joseph died July 27, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 72-year-old Leo "Joe" Joseph Fahn of Harlan will be held 10:30 am, Monday, July 30th, 2007 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Harlan. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Panama. Joe Fahn died Friday, July 27th, 2007 at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan. Survivors include his wife Marilyn; 2 sons, Jay Fahn (Linda) of Harlan and Jamie Fahn (Mary) of Portsmouth; 4 sisters, Marge Gubbels of Harlan, Donna Escher (Kenny) of Harlan, Judy Reynolds (Chuck) of Omaha, and Mary Rose Bledsoe (Hollis) of Avoca; 2 brothers, Charlie Fahn (Linda) of Canton, GA and Bill Fahn (Joan) of Panama; and 4 grandchildren. Visitation will be held 5:00 to 9:00 pm, Saturday, July 28th with a rosary service at 7:00 pm at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Visitation will also be held noon to 9:00 pm with a scripture service at 7:00 pm, Sunday, July 29th, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.
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Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
Leo Joseph "Joe" Fahn-age 72
Who died on Friday, July 27, 2007

Visitation
Saturday, July 28, 2007
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with
Rosary Service at 7:00 PM
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Visitation
Sunday, July 29, 2007
12:00 PM to 9:00 PM with
Scripture Service at 7:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home
Harlan, Iowa

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, July 30, 2007 at 10:30 AM
St. Michael's Catholic Church - Harlan, Iowa

Interment
St. Mary's Cemetery - Panama, Iowa

Survivors include his wife Marilyn Fahn of Harlan, IA; sons: Jay (Linda) Fahn of Harlan and Jamie (Mary) Fahn of Portsmouth, IA; four grandchildren: Megan Fahn, Ryan Fahn, Bonnie Reinig, and Amy Jacobsen; sisters: Marge Gubbels of Harlan, Donna (Kenny) Escher of Harlan, Judy (Chuck) Reynolds of Omaha, NE, and Mary Rose (Hollis) Bledsoe of Avoca, IA; and brothers: Charlie (Linda) Fahn of Canton, GA and Bill (Joan) Fahn of Panama, IA.

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Findlay, Dale Dent March 1, 1930 - September 9, 2007

KNOD Radio:
A Memorial Service and Visitation for 77-year-old Dale Findlay of Missouri Valley, formerly of Harlan, will be held 5 to 8 pm, Wednesday, September 12th, 2007 at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley.

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Findlay, Dale Dent
March 1, 1930 - September 9, 2007
The Daily Nonpareil
9/11/2007
Dale Dent Findlay, age 77, of Missouri Valley, Iowa died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, at the Memorial Community Hospital in Blair, Neb.

Dale was born March 1, 1930 in Harlan, Iowa to Harold W. and Ilo P. (Dent) Findlay. Dale graduated from the Harlan High School with the class of 1946. Dale farmed in the Shelby and Harrison County areas for many years. He also sold seed corn for thirty years selling for PAG, Cargill, DEF, Midwest Seed Genetics, and Garst. He was a real estate agent, and appraiser for twenty five years. Dale was a member of the Congregational Church of Christ in Harlan and National Associated Master Appraisers.

Survivors include his sons, William Findlay and wife, Mary Ann, of Minatare, Neb., Mark Findlay, of Omaha, Neb., Cole Findlay and wife, Sara, of Harlan, Iowa, David Findlay and wife, Julie, of Elkhorn, Neb., and Roc Findlay, of Missouri Valley; eleven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; and extended family and many friends.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, 2007, at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley. Final resting place with private family service in Calhoun Cemetery, Missouri Valley.
Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home
310 East Huron * 712-642-2745
Missouri Valley, IA 51555

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Dale D. Findlay, 77
©MISSOURI VALLEY TIMES - NEWS
09/14/2007

Dale D. Findlay, 77, Missouri Valley, died Sept. 9, 2007 at Memorial Community Hospital, Blair. Dale Dent Findlay was born March 1, 1930 in Harlan to Harold W. and Ilo P. (Dent) Findlay. Dale graduated from Harlan High School with the Class of 1946. He was married to Marcia Jean Stofferson and to this union four sons were born, William, Mark, Cole and David. He later married Jean Rasmussen and to this union one son, Roc, was born. Dale farmed in the Shelby and Harrison County areas for many years. He also sold seed corn for 30 years, selling for PAG, Cargill, DEF, Midwest Seed Genetics, and Garst. He was a real estate agent and appraiser for 25 years. Dale was a member of the Congregational Church of Christ, Harlan; and of National Associated Master Appraisers. He enjoyed baseball and playing on the Harlan town team, farming, gardening, golfing, fishing, traveling and his family and friends. Dale was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, James Findlay. Survivors include: his sons, William Findlay and his wife, Mary Ann, Minatare, Neb.; Mark Findlay, Omaha; Cole Findlay and his wife, Sara, Harlan; David Findlay and his wife, Julie, Elkhorn, Neb.; Roc Findlay, Missouri Valley; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; extended family and many friends. Visitation with the family will be held today (Wednesday, Sept. 12), from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home, Missouri Valley. A Prayer Service will be held at 7 p.m., with Pastor Ron Riley, officiant. Interment will be during a private family service at the Calhoun Cemetery near Missouri Valley.

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Fiscus, Larry Gene February 8, 1942 - August 14, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 65-year-old Larry G. Fiscus of Harlan will be held 10:00 am, Saturday, August 18th, 2007 at the Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial will be at the Harlan Cemetery. Larry Fiscus died Tuesday, August 14th, 2007 in Harlan. Survivors include his wife, Linda; 2 sons, Ken Fiscus (Kelli) of Albert Lea, MN and Doug Fiscus (Michelle) of Red Oak; 1 daughter, Jill Killian (Kody) of Sloan; 1 sister, Marjorie Chambers of Hamlin; 2 brothers-in-law, Walter Howrey (Cindy) of Jasper, MO and David Howrey (Judy) of Rockwell City; 1 sister-in-law, Colleen Wood of Gowrie; and 7 grandchildren. Friends may call 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday, August 17th, 2007 with family visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and a prayer service at 8:00 pm, at the Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan.

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Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home
Harlan, IA 51537
burmeisterjohannsen.com

Larry Gene Fiscus
February 8, 1942 - August 14, 2007
Hometown: Harlan, IA
Visitation Date: Friday, Aug 17, 2007
Service Date: Saturday, Aug 18, 2007

Larry Gene Fiscus, the son of George E. and Jennie M. (Speas) Fiscus, was born on February 8, 1942, in Harlan, Iowa. He graduated from Harlan High School in 1960. He attended Nebraska Christian College in Norfolk, Nebraska, and graduated in 1965. On July 8, 1962, Larry married Linda Lou Howrey in Rockwell City, Iowa.
Early in his life, Larry decided to pursue the Christian ministry; he served as a preacher for over 45 years. Together, he and Linda served congregations in Table Rock and Lincoln, Nebraska, Council Bluffs, Red Oak, and Elliott, Iowa, Cumberland, Kentucky, and Houston, Texas. They served one congregation (Table Rock) three different times. In the 1970&s, Larry attended Emmanuel School of Religion in Johnson City, Tennessee, and was inducted into Theta Phi, a theological honors society.

Larry was currently serving as Preaching Minister at Christ&s Church in Harlan, Iowa. He was a member of the Shelby County Historical Society. During his year-long bout with cancer, Larry and Linda were supported by a host of family and friends.

Larry G. Fiscus died on Tuesday, August 14, 2007, in Harlan, Iowa, having reached the age of 65 years, 6 months, and 6 days.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers-in-law, Wayne Chambers and William W. Wood. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Linda Fiscus, of Harlan, Iowa; two sons, Ken (Kelli) Fiscus of Albert Lea, Minnesota, and Doug (Michelle) Fiscus of Red Oak, Iowa; one daughter, Jill (Kody) Killian of Sloan, Iowa; one sister, Marjorie Chambers of Hamlin, Iowa; two brothers-in-law, Walter (Cindy) Howrey of Jasper, Missouri, and David (Judy) Howrey of Rockwell City, Iowa; one sister-in-law, Colleen Wood of Gowrie, Iowa; seven grandchildren, Taylor, Kaitlyn, Paige, Rigel, and Meridian Fiscus, and Natalie and Kade Killian; nieces and nephews; and a host of friends, near and far.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 18, 2007, at the Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa, with Rex Teter of the LaMarque Christian Church in Houston, Texas, and Roy North of the Harlan Church of Christ, Harlan, Iowa, presiding. Bill Miller served as the organist. Honorary casket bearers were Leo Martin, Bob Palmquist, Roger Stewart, Gary Green, Jimmy Dixon, Herb Creech, Frank Petrashek, Dick Robinson, Larry McDermott, Jon Burmeister, Ed Sands, and Chuck Davis. Active bearers were Dean Junker, Jeff Juhl, Doug Fiscus, Ken Fiscus, Kody Killian, and Jill Killian. Burial was in the Harlan Cemetery in Harlan, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Larry Fiscus Memorial Fund. The Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan was in charge of the arrangements.

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Force, Robert David died Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

KNOD Radio:

Services for 61-year-old Robert David "Dave" Force of Harlan will be held 1:30 pm, Tuesday, August 21st, 2007 at the First Baptist Church in Harlan. Burial will be at the Harlan Cemetery. Robert Force died Tuesday, August 14th, 2007 at the Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha. Survivors include his wife, Lavonne of Harlan; 1 son, Steven Force (Melanie) of Ewa Beach, Hawaii; 3 brothers, Don Earlywine (Annie) of Prineville, OR, Dan Force (Diane) of Vancouver, WA and Tim Force of Rainier, OR; and 3 grandchildren. Visitation will be held 8 am to 9 pm, Monday, August 20th, with family visitation 6 to 8 pm at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.

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Arrangements and Services For
Robert "Dave" Force - 61
Who Died On - Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Visitation
Monday, August 20, 2007 - 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Monday, August 20, 2007 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Funeral Service
Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 1:30 PM
First Baptist Church - Harlan, Iowa

Interment
Harlan Cemetery - Harlan, Iowa
Survivors include his wife LaVonne Force of Harlan, IA; his son Steven (Melanie) of Ewa Beach, HI; three grandchildren: Malcolm, Cameron, and Isabella; and three brothers: Don (Annie) Earlywine of Prineville, OR, Dan (Diane) Force of Vancouver, WA, and Tim Force of Rainier, OR

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Frieze, Kathryn R. (Patten) Michalski May 3, 1923 - July 21, 2007

Frieze, Kathryn R. (Patten)
The Daily Nonpareil
7/24/2007 - 7/25/2007
Kathryn R. (Patten) Frieze, 84, of Council Bluffs, passed away July 21, 2007, at the Bethany Lutheran Home.

She was born May 3, 1923, in Panama, Iowa, to Stephen and Johanna (Coenen) Patten. She was a long time employee and retiree of the Western Electric Company of Omaha, Neb.

She was preceded in death by her son, Ron Michalski.

She is survived by her husband, Claude; son, Keith and wife, Phyllis Michalski; daughters, Sharon Clary, Pegi Bevins and husband, Mike; sisters, Corsina Sterzinger, Rosemary Michalski, Gladys Michalski, and husband, Vern; brother, Harold Patten and wife, Mary Lou; grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. at Maher-Livingston Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday 10 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Father Charles Kottas officiating. Interment will be at Garner Township with a luncheon to follow at St. Peter's Fellowship Hall.
Maher - Livingston Funeral Services
121 So. 7th St.
Council Bluffs, IA
712-328-1144

 

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Fuller, Howard L. died August 31, 2007

Arrangements and Services For
Howard L. Fuller - Age 79
Who Died On - Friday, August 31, 2007

No Special Visitation

Graveside Services
Thursday, September 6, 2007 at 11:00 AM
Graceland Cemetery- Avoca, Iowa

Interment
Graceland Cemetery - Avoca, Iowa
Survivors include his children: Michael Fuller of Bloomington, IL; Daniel (Roberta) Fuller of Bloomington, IL; Cinthy Fuller Beach of Peoria, IL; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren.

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Goetz, Owen Francis and Ellie Marie September 17, 2007 - September 17, 2007

Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 N.W. 60th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50313
Phone (515) 289-2442

www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com

Services & Obituary
Visitation:
Saturday,9/22/07
9:00 a.m. until the time of service
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens

 

Service:
Saturday, 9/22/07
11:00 a.m. at Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Ave

 

Disposition:
Monday, 9/24/07
11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery
Holy Cross, Iowa

Owen Francis and Ellie Marie Goetz
Owen Francis and Ellie Marie are now angels in heaven. They left this world on Monday, September 17, 2007. Services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2007 at Hamilton&s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th . Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2007 at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Holy Cross, Iowa.

Owen and Ellie are survived by their loving parents, Greg and Dana, grandparents, Terry and Pam Goetz of Defiance, Iowa and Roger and Jane Clemen of Holy Cross, Iowa, aunts and uncles, Curt and Tara Clemen of Holy Cross and cousin, Zachary; Doug Clemen and fiancé Erin Digmann of Marion, Jeff and Tiffany Goetz of Ankeny, Jack Goetz and Grace Andrews of Defiance, and Dan Goetz of Defiance. Owen and Ellie are also survived by Great Grandma Marina Klein of Dubuque and Great Grandma, Edna Schulte of Earling.

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Gotto, Cletus N. February 14, 1920 - July 19, 2007

Gotto, Cletus N.
The Daily Nonpareil
7/22/2007
Cletus N. Gotto, age 87, of Council Bluffs, passed away July 19, 2007, at Woodlands Rehabilitation Center.

Cletus was born February 14, 1920 in Mapleton, Iowa to the late Matthew and Anna (Windeshausen) Gotto. He worked in the CCC Camp during WWII and married Maxine L. Bergstrom on May 24, 1948. They lived in Sioux City for 5 years, and Neola for 3 years before moving to Council Bluffs in 1957.

Cletus worked for Blue Star Foods from 1954-1964 and for Ford Storage and Moving/Allied Van Lines from 1964-1985 where he was the warehouse manager. He was a member of St. Peter&s Catholic Church, Honorary Life Member of Knights of Columbus Council #1045, and I.O.F.

Cletus was preceded in death by great granddaughter, Courtney Lynn Brosom; his son-in-law, Edward Hofflander; sisters, Clara Stewart, Kathryn Beck, Esther Gotto, Eleanor King; brothers, Leonard, Matthew and Anthony Gotto.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Maxine L. Gotto; daughters, Linda Hofflander, Carol Batten and husband, Jack, Jr.; grandaughter, Cindy Gangwish and husband, Jack; grandson, Brian Gress; great granddaughter, Lacey Marie Gangwish, all of Council Bluffs; sister, Pauline Schueller, of Garden Grove, Calif.; brothers, Gilbert Gotto, of Whiting, Iowa, Sylvester Gotto, Clifford Gotto, both of Long Beach, Calif.; many nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family, Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. with a Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. at the Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Rev. Chuck Kottas, Pastor officiating. Interment Ridgewood Cemetery with a lunch following at St. Peter's Social Hall.

The family will direct memorials.
Cutler-O'Neill
Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home
545 Willow Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA
322-7779

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Graham, Scott David died August 7, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 56-year-old Scott David Graham of Shelby will be held 10:30 am, Friday, August 10th, 2007 at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca. Scott Graham died Tuesday, August 7th, 2007 at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan. Survivors include his wife, Daday; 2 daughters, Arrianne Graham of Shelby and Alexa Graham of Shelby; 1 brother, Gary Graham (Cheryl) of Omaha and 1 sister, Robyn O'Driscoll (Ron) of Buffalo, Wy., 2 nieces and 2 nephews. Visitation will be held 6:00 to 9:00 pm, Thursday, August 9th, 2007 with a wake service at 7:00 pm, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca.

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Arrangements and Services For
Scott David Graham - 56
Who Died On -
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Family Greeting Friends
Thursday, August 9, 2007
6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Avoca, Iowa

Wake Service
Thursday, August 9, 2007
7:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Avoca, Iowa

Funeral Service
Friday, August 10, 2007 - 10:30 A.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Avoca, Iowa
Survivors include his wife Diosdada and their children, Arrianne and Alexa, all of Shelby, Iowa ; His Brother, Gary (Cheryl) Graham of Omaha, NE; His Sister, Robyn (Ron) O'Driscoll of Buffalo, WY; Nieces and Nephews: Mikeal (Jerry) Loneman, Jeff Beasley, Katie Graham and Christopher Graham>

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Re: Graham, Scott David died August 7, 2007

Scott Graham
Graham, 56, Shelby, died Aug. 7, 2007.

Scott Graham
©The Harlan Tribune
08/10/2007

SHELBY -- Scott David Graham, 56, Shelby, died Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan. Services will be held Friday, Aug. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Avoca. A wake service was held Thursday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Family greeted friends Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Graham is survived by his wife, Daday (Tomoric) Graham of Shelby; daughters Arrianne Graham and Alexa Graham, both of Shelby; brother Gary (Cheryl) Graham of Omaha; sister Robyn (Ron) ODriscoll of Buffalo, Wy.; nieces Mikeal (Jerry) Loneman of Plattsmouth, Neb. and Katie Graham of Omaha; and nephews Jeff Beasley of Council Bluffs and Christopher Graham of Omaha.

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Greiner, Alfred Joseph died September 22, 2007

Greiner, Alfred
Published in The Daily Nonpareil from 9/23/2007 - 9/24/2007.

Alfred Greiner, age 89, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died Saturday, September 22, 2007, at Northcrest Care and Rehabilitation.

Alfred is survived by his sisters, Anna Cordoya, Mildred Weihs, and Dorothy Ross, all of Council Bluffs, Iowa and his brother, Lawrence (Belva) Greiner of Silver City, Iowa.

Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa, with a wake service held at 7 p.m. on Monday. Services Tuesday, September 25th, 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Harlan, Father Robert Hoefler officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Portsmouth, Iowa.

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Arrangements and Services For
Alfred Joseph Greiner - 89
Who Died On - Saturday, September 22, 2007

Visitation
Sunday, September 23, 2007 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, September 24, 2007 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Wake Service
Monday, September 24, 2007- 7:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 11:00 AM
St. Michael&s Catholic Church - Harlan, Iowa

Military Rites
St. Mary&s Cemetery - Portsmouth, Iowa
Survivors include his sisters: Anna Cordoya, Mildred Weihs, and Dorothy Ross all of Council Bluffs, IA; and one brother Lawrence (Belva) Greiner of Silver City, IA

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KNOD Radio:
Services for 89-year-old Alfred Joseph Greiner of Council Bluffs, formerly of Panama, Portsmouth and Harlan, will be held 11 am, Tuesday, September 25th, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Harlan. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Portsmouth. Alfred Greiner died on Saturday, September 22nd, at Northcrest Care and Rehabilitation in Council Bluffs. Survivors include 3 sisters, Anna Cordoya of Council Bluffs, Mildred Weihs of Council Bluffs and Dorothy Ross of Council Bluffs; 1 brother, Lawrence Greiner (Belva) of Silver City. Visitation will be held until 9 pm, Monday, September 24th with a wake service at 7 pm at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.

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Havick, Franklin Maynard died July 19, 2007

Havick, Franklin Maynard
Omaha World-Herald
7/20/2007

HAVICK-Franklin Maynard, passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2007, at Alegent Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa, having attained the age of ninety-three years, nine months, and four days. He is preceded in death by his wife Evelyn. He is survived by his children, Merry Beth and her husband Gary Nilan of Oakland, Iowa, Susan and her husband Mike Hogzett of Harlan, Iowa, Franklin Havick III and his wife Nita of Oakland, Iowa, Paul Havick and his wife Diane of Chariton, Iowa; eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, two sisters-in-law, Wilma Havick of Harlan, Iowa and Betty Hankins of Grand Island, Nebraska.
VISITATION will be held at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa on Saturday, July 21, 2007 from 9am-9pm and Sunday, July 22, 2007 from 12pm-9pm. Family member will greet friends on Sunday, July 22, 2007 from 6pm-8pm. FUNERAL SERVICES will be held at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa on Monday, July 23, 2007 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Dave Swinton officiating.
PAULEY JONES FUNERAL HOME
Harlan, IA 712-755-3135

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Havick, Franklin Maynard
The Daily Nonpareil
7/20/2007

Franklin Maynard Havick, age 93, of Oakland, Iowa, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2007, at Alegent Mercy Hospital.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Fick Havick.

Franklin is survived by daughters, Merry Beth (Gary) Nilan, of Oakland, Susan (Mike) Hogzett, of Harlan, Iowa; son, Franklin (Nita) Havick, III, of Oakland, Paul (Diane) Havick, of Chariton, Iowa; sister-in-laws, Wilma Havick, of Harlan and Betty Hankins, of Grand Island, Neb.; 8 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be Saturday, July 21, 2007 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, July 22, 2007, from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. with family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. all at Pauley Jones Funeral Home, Harlan, Iowa. Funeral service Monday, July 23, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, Harlan. Burial in Harlan Cemetery, Harlan, Iowa.

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www.pauleyjones.com:

Arrangements and Services For
Franklin Havick - 93 of Oakland, Iowa
Who died Thursday, July 19, 2007

Visitation
Saturday, July 21, 2007 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
and
Sunday, July 22, 2007 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home
Harlan, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Sunday, July 22, 2007 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa

Funeral Service
Monday, July 23, 2007 - 2:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Interment
Harlan Cemetery - Harlan, Iowa

Survivors include his children: Merry Beth (Gary) Nilan of Oakland, IA, Susan (Mike) Hogzett of Harlan, IA, Franklin (Nita) Havick, III of Oakland, IA, and Paul (Diane) Havick of Chariton, IA; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law: Wilma Havick of Harlan, IA, and Betty Hankins of Grand Island, NE

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Henkelman, Mary Jane died September 26, 2007

KNOD Radio

Services for 85-year-old Mary Jane Henkelman of Harlan will be held 11 am, Monday, October 1st, 2007 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Defiance. Burial will be at the Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Defiance. Mary Jane Henkelman died Wednesday, September 26th, 2007 at Elm Crest Retirement Community in Harlan. Survivors include 1 daughter, Ruth Henkelman of Harlan; 1 son, Clem Henkelman (friend- Roxie Meisenger) of Defiance; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held 1 to 9 pm, Sunday, September 30th, with a wake service at 7 pm, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.

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Arrangements and Services For
Mary Jane Henkelman - 85
Who Died On - Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Visitation
Sunday, September 30, 2007 - 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Wake Service
Sunday, September 30, 2007 - 7:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

A Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, October 1, 2007 - 11:00 AM
St. Peter&s Catholic Church - Defiance, Iowa

Interment
Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery - Defiance, Iowa
Survivors include her children: Dan (Barbara) Henkelman of Omaha, NE, Ruth Henkelman of Harlan, IA, Clem Henkelman (Roxie Meisenger) of Defiance, IA; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren

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Herbst, Agnes Mary died August 2, 2007

Services for 94-year-old Agnes M. Herbst of Earling, a former Panama resident, will be held 11:00 am, Monday, August 6th, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Panama. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Panama. Agnes Herbst died Thursday, August 2nd, at the Little Flower Haven Nursing Home in Earling. Survivors include 5 daughters, Janice Theulen (Bob) of Panama, Carol Mickels (Ron) of Omaha, NE, Diane Dermody (Tom) of Alamo, CA, Joan Heese (Larry) of Cedar Rapids and Peggy Shawver (Don) of Fair Oaks, CA; 5 sons, Dan Herbst (Carol)( of Panama, Don Herbst (Shirley) of Earling, Bill Herbst of Davie, FL, Ted Herbst (Shirley) of Cedar Rapids and Jim Herbst (Joan) of South Elgin, IL; 1 sister, Genevieve Oppold of Panama; 29 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held 12 noon to 9:00 pm, Sunday, August 5th with a wake service at 7:00 pm, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.


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Arrangements and Services For
Agnes Mary Herbst - 94
Who Died On -
Thursday, August 2, 2007

Visitation
Sunday, August 5, 2007
12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Wake Service
Sunday, August 5, 2007 -7:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, August 6, 2007 - 11:00 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption - Panama, Iowa

Interment
St. Mary&s Cemetery - Panama, Iowa
Survivors include her children: Janice (Bob) Theulen of Panama, IA; Carol (Ron) Mickels of Omaha, NE; Diane (Tom) Dermody of Alamo, CA;Dan (Carol) Herbst of Panama, IA; Jean (Larry) Heese of Cedar Rapids, IA; Don (Shirley) Herbst of Earling, IA; Bill Herbst of Davie, FL;Ted (Shirley) Herbst of Cedar Rapids, IA; Peggy (Don) Shawver of Fair Oaks, CA; and Jim (Joan) Herbst of South Elgin, IL; and her sister Gen Oppold of Panama, IA

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Agnes Herbst
Herbst, 94, Earling, formerly of Panama, died August 2, 2007.
Agnes Herbst
©The Harlan Tribune
08/08/2007

EARLING -- Agnes M. Herbst, 94, Earling, a former Panama resident, died Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Little Flower Haven Nursing Home. Services were held Monday, Aug. 6 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Panama with burial in the St. Mary's Cemetery. Herbst is survived by daughters Janice (Bob) Theulen of Panama, Carol (Ron) Mickels of Omaha, Diane (Tom) Dermody of Alamo, Ca., Jean (Larry) Heese of Cedar Rapids and Peggy (Don) Shawver of Fair Oaks, Ca.; sons Dan (Carol) Herbst of Panama, Don (Shirley) Herbst of Earling, Bill Herbst of Davie, Fla., Ted (Shirley) Herbst of Cedar Rapids and Jim (Joan) Herbst of South Elgin, Ill.; sister Genevieve Oppold of Panama; 29 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.

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HOLM, Sandra Joanne died August 23, 2007

KNOD Radio:
SANDRA "Sandy" JOANNE HOLM, 64, of Harlan, died Thursday, August 23rd, 2007 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Funeral services will be held 11:00-a.m. Monday, August 27th, at the First Assembly of God Church in Harlan. Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan has the arrangements, where friends may call Sunday (8/26), from 6-8pm.

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Arrangements and Services For
Sandy Holm - 64
Who Died On - Thursday, August 23, 2007

Visitation
Sunday, August 26, 2007 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Funeral Service
Monday, August 27, 2007 - 11:00 AM
First Assembly of God
Harlan, Iowa

Interment
Rose Hill Cemetery - Kirkman, Iowa

Survivors include
her husband Ron Holm of Harlan, IA;
her daughters:
Julie (Mike) Horton of Blue Springs, MO, and
Susan Allen of Harlan;
grandchildren:
Emily and Aaron Allen of Harlan and
Riley and Conner Horton of Blue Springs, MO
and her sister Linda (Joe) Reisenberg of Fort Dodge, IA

posted with permission from:
Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

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Jayne, Norma Jean (May 31, 1931 - September 3, 2007)

Norma Jean Jayne
(May 31, 1931 - September 3, 2007)
Norma Jean Jayne, 76, a longtime Exira resident, passed away Monday,September 3, at the Exira Care Center, Exira, Iowa.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m, Friday, September 7, 2007, at the Exira Cemetery, Exira, Iowa.
Cremation has taken place and no visitation is scheduled.

Survivors include nieces and nephews.

Hockenberry Family Care in Atlantic is handling the arrangements.

www.hockenberryfamilycare.com

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Johnson, Jackson William July 30, 2007 - July 31, 2007

Johnson, Jackson William
The Daily Nonpareil
8/3/2007.

Jackson William Johnson, one day old son of Jerod and Amber (Culver) Johnson of Council Bluffs, passed away July 31, 2007, at Childrens Hospital in Omaha, Neb.

Jackson was born July 30, 2007, at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs.

In addition to his parents, Jackson is survived by grandparents, Larry and Marilyn Culver of Hills, Iowa, William and Karen Johnson of Avoca, Iowa; great grandparents, Paul and Eleanor Little of Panora, Iowa; great grandmothers, Norine Culver of Guthrie Center, Iowa, Mickey Bornholdt of Atlantic, Iowa; aunt, Kristin Fox of Shelby, Iowa; uncles, Adam Culver of Iowa City, Iowa, Alan Johnson of Kansas City, Kan., and cousin, Dakota Fox of Shelby, Iowa.

Visitation with the family, Sunday, 5-9 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Funeral service, Monday, 11:00 a.m. at Saint John Lutheran Church in Council Bluffs with Pastors Jon Benson and Rod Hopp officiating. A lunch will immediately follow the service. Interment in the Shelby, Iowa Cemetery.
The family will direct memorials.

Cutler-O'Neill
Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home
545 Willow Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA
322-7779

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Justen, Lucy Felton August 4, 1931 - July 7, 2007

Justen, Lucy Felton
August 4, 1931 - July 7, 2007
The Daily Nonpareil
7/9/2007 & 7/10/2007

Lucy Justen, age 75, Minden, Iowa, passed away July 7, 2007, at her home.

She was born in Council Bluffs on August 4, 1931, to Royal Felton and Alice Iden Felton. Lucy married Robert Justen on September 27, 1951, and were married until Robert's death on September 11, 2001.

She is also preceded in death by daughter, Deborah; sisters, Alice Mae, Bette, Doris; brother, Royal Felton Jr.

Lucy is survived by daughter, Tracy Minahan and her husband, Terry; grandchildren, Sara and Nathan, all Minden; nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law, Mrs. Bill (Shirley) Koenig, Mrs. Moe (Karen) Larsen, Jackie Masker.

Visitation with family Tuesday 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home. Funeral services, Wednesday 10:00 a.m. Minden United Church of Christ. Pastor Brian Wohlhuter, officiant. Interment Neola Township Cemetery with luncheon to follow back at Church.
Memorials to Minden Fire and Rescue.

Cutler-O'Neill
Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home
545 Willow Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA
322-7779

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Knudson, John Wallace died August 30, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 67-year-old John Wallace Knudson of Harlan will be held 10:30 am, Monday, September 23rd, 2007 at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial will be at the Cuppy's Grove Cemetery south of Harlan. John Knudson died Thursday, August 30th, 2007 at Bergan Mercy Medical Center in Omaha. survivors include his wife Patricia; 3 sons, Rodney (Rhonda) of Harlan, Gaige (Heather) of Harlan and Corey (Kelly) of Atlantic; 1 sister, Karen Smith (Jeffrey) of West Chester, PA; and 7 grandchildren. Visitation will be held 5 to 9 pm, Saturday, September 1st and noon to 9 pm, Sunday, September 2nd with family visitation from 6 to 8 pm and a prayer service at 7 pm, Sunday at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.

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www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
John W. Knudson - 67
Who Died On - Thursday, August 30, 2007


Visitation
Saturday, September 1, 2007 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Sunday, September 2, 2007 12:00 Noon to 9:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Sunday, September 2, 2007 - 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Prayer Service
Sunday, September 2, 2007 - 7:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Funeral Service
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 10:30 A.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Interment
Cuppy&s Grove Cemetery - Rural Harlan, Iowa

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Knudson of Harlan, IA; his sons: Rodney (Rhonda) Knudson; Gaige (Heather) Knudson both of Harlan and Corey (Kelly) Knudson of Atlantic, IA; his mother, Ila Knudson of Harlan, IA and his sister Karen (Jeffrey) Smith of West Chester, PA

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Krueger, Donna Mae May 31, 1924 - July 31, 2007

Donna Mae Krueger
May 31, 1924 - July 31, 2007

Donna Mae Krueger, the daughter of William H. and Bessie Irene (Eschleman) Krueger, was born on May 31, 1924, in Superior, Wisconsin. She graduated from Harlan (Iowa) High School in 1942. In 1944, she joined the Women&s Army Corps (WAC) and served in Japan, Korea, Italy, Turkey, and Germany until 1948. After her discharge from the service, Donna worked in Alaska as a hospital administrative assistant for the United States government. Throughout her life, Donna enjoyed traveling.
Donna M. Krueger died on Tuesday, July 31, 2007, in Harlan, Iowa, having reached the age of 83 years and 2 months.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Marlys Rihner, Dorothy Schroeder, and Patricia Christensen; and one nephew, Ross Christensen. She is survived nieces and nephews, as well as other relatives and friends.

No services were held. Burial of ashes will be in the Harlan Cemetery, Harlan, Iowa. The Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan was in charge of the arrangements.

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No services will be held for 83-year-old Donna M. Krueger of Harlan. Donna Krueger died Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 in Harlan. Survivors include nieces and nephews. The Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan is in charge of the arrangements.
burmeisterjohannsen.com

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Re: Krueger, Donna Mae May 31, 1924 - July 31, 2007

Donna Krueger
Krueger, 83, Harlan, died July 31, 2007.
Donna Krueger
©The Harlan Tribune
08/08/2007
HARLAN -- Donna M. Krueger, 83, Harlan, died Tuesday, July 31 in Harlan. There will be no visitation or services. Krueger is survived by nieces and nephews. Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home, Harlan, is in charge of arrangements.

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Larimore, Don Arthur died August 29, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 87-year-old Don Arthur Larimore of Avoca will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, September 1, at the United Church of Avoca. Don Larimore died Wednesday, August 29th, at Avoca Lodge Assisted Living. Survivors include 3 sisters, Robin Thomsen (Beaner) of Kimballton, Phyllis Bintz (Earl) of Neola and Colleen Rutenbeck of Des Moines. Visitation will be held 5:00 to 9:00 pm, Thursday, August 30th and 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday, August 31st at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca.

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www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
Don A. Larimore - Age 87
Who Died On - Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Visitation
Thursday, August 30, 2007 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, August 31, 2007 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Avoca, Iowa


Funeral Services
Saturday, September 1, 2007 at 11:00 AM
United Church of Avoca - Avoca, Iowa

Interment
Graceland Cemetery - Avoca, Iowa
Survivors include his sisters: Robin (Beaner) Thomsen of Kimballton, Iowa; Phyllis (Earl) Bintz of Neola, Iowa; Colleen Rutenbeck of Des Moines, Iowa.

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Leinen, Nicholas R. Anton died Aug. 6, 2007

Nicholas Leinen
Leinen, 25, Omaha, died Aug. 6, 2007.
Nicholas Leinen
©The Harlan Tribune
08/10/2007

OMAHA -- Nicholas R. Anton Leinen, 25, Omaha, died Monday, Aug. 6. Services will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 at 9 a.m. at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Omaha. Visitation is Friday, Aug. 10 from 6-8 p.m. with a wake service at 7 p.m. at John A. Gentleman 72nd Street Chapel in Omaha. Leinen is survived by his father, Dan; mother and husband Mitze and Mike Rethwisch; children Brandon Nicholas Miller-Leinen and McKinzy Nicole Miller; soul mate Lindsay Miller; brothers Matthew, Douglas and Blake; grandparents Bernadette Leinen and Dean and Connie Nickels; and best friends Stevo, Mike and Bigs.

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Linden, Douglas William died August 7, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 79-year-old Douglas William Linden of Harlan will be held 10:30 am, Saturday, August 11th, 2007 at the First Baptist Church in Harlan. Burial will be at the Harlan Cemetery. Douglas Linden died Tuesday, August 7th, 2007 at his home in Harlan. Survivors include his wife Ellen; 1 daughter, Sandra Lansman (Jeff) of Harlan; 1 sister, Wilma McClure of Mingsfield, ME; and 3 grandchildren. Visitation will be held 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday, August 10th, 2007 with family visitation from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.
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Arrangements and Services For
Douglas William Linden - 79
Who Died On - Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Visitation
Friday, July 10, 2007 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Friday, August 10, 2007 7:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

A Celebration Of Life
Saturday, August 11, 2007 - 10:30 A.M.
First Baptist Church - Harlan, Iowa

Interment
Harlan Cemetery - Harlan, Iowa

Survivors include his Wife Ellen Linden of Harlan, IA; Daughter Sandra (Jeff) Lansman of Harlan; Grandchildren: Kris (Jen) Lansman of Le Mars, IA; Matt Lansman and Nicole Lansman both of Harlan; Sister Wilma (Howell) McClure of Kingsfield, ME; and Brother Dewey Linden of Elk Horn, IA

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Linton, Roy Victor II died July 28, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 54-year-old Roy Victor Linton will be held 11:00 am, Friday, August 3rd, 2007 at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial will be at the Harlan Cemetery. Roy Linton died Saturday, July 28th, 2007 at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan. Survivors include his mother, Ruth Linton of Harlan; 2 brothers, Mike Linton (Marcia) of Plymouth, MN and John Linton (Peg) of Fort Calhoun, NE; 2 sisters, Ruthie Schaben (Bobby) of Defiance and Lola Linton of Harlan. Visitation will be held 5:00 to 9:00 pm, Thursday, August 2nd, 2007 with the family present from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.

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Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
Roy V. Linton II - Age 54
Who died on Saturday, July 28, 2007

Visitation
Thursday, August 2, 2007
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with
Family Greeting Friends
from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan

Funeral Service
Friday, August 3, 2007 - 11:00 AM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan

Interment
Harlan Cemetery
Harlan, Iowa

Survivors include his mother Ruth Linton of Harlan; two brothers: Mike (Marcia) Linton of Plymouth, MN and John (Peg) Linton of Fort Calhoun, NE; and two sisters: Ruthie (Bobby) Schaben of Defiance, IA and Lola Linton of Harlan.

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Linton, Roy Victor
Omaha World-Herald
7/30/2007 & 7/31/2007

LINTON-Roy Victor, age 54, Harlan, IA. Preceded in death by father, Roy Victor Linton. Survived by mother, Ruth (Blakley) Linton; brothers, Mike (Marcia) Linton, Plymouth, MN, John (Peg) Linton, Ft. Calhoun, NE; sisters, Ruthie (Bobby) Schaben, Defiance, IA, Lola Linton, Harlan, IA.


VISITATION Thursday 5-9pm Pauley Jones Funeral Home, Harlan. Family will greet friends 5-8pm.

 

FUNERAL SERVICE Friday 11am Pauley Jones Funeral Home, Harlan. Interment Harlan Cemetery.
PAULEY JONES FUNERAL HOME
Harlan, IA 712-755-3135

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McMahon, Gerald Vincent October 6, 1919 - September 21, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 87-year-old Gerald "Jiggs" McMahon of Manilla will be held 11 am Monday, September 24th, 2007 at the Sacred Heart Church in Manilla. Burial will be at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Jiggs McMahon died Friday, September 21st, 2007 at his home in Manilla. Survivors include his children, Gary McMahon of Omaha, Patrick McMahon of Minden, Timothy McMahon of Omaha, James McMahon of Omaha, Mary Heller of Manilla, Madonna Haynie of Omaha, Ann Katzer of Denison, Beth Dickson of Manilla and Susan McMahon of Bennington, NE; 18 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Dorothy Rooney of Sioux City. Visitation will begin at 3:30 Sunday, September 23rd, with a rosary service at 4 pm and a prayer service at 7:30 at the Ohde Funeral Home in Manilla.

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www.ohdefuneralhome.com

Gerald McMahon
(October 6, 1919 - September 21, 2007)

Visitation
Sunday, September 23, 2007 After 3:30 pm

Prayers
Sunday, September 23, 2007 4:00 PM
Rosary 7:00 PM
Prayer Service Ohde Funeral Home, Manilla

Mass Of Christian Burial
Monday, September 24, 2007, 11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church, Manilla, Iowa

Celebrant
Reverend Robert Gralapp
Sacred Heart Church, Manilla, Iowa

Lectors - Granddaughters & Grandson
Nicki Thomas Kaela Dickson Mike Katzer

Gift Bearers - Granddaughters
Shannon Lofdahl Tara Koop Mass Servers Kristin Vollstedt Mark Henkelman

Music
"Amazing Grace" Congregation and Sacred Heart Choir
"The Lord&s Prayer" "On Eagle&s Wings"

Urban and Jean Knobbe, Vocalists
Irene Fielmeier, Organist

"Oh, Danny Boy" Glenn Miller Recording

Interment
Mt Olivet Cemetery, Manilla, Iowa

Casket Bearers - Grandsons
Chad McMahon Aaron Dickson Joe Heller Justin Dickson
Matt Katzer Josh Haynie David Katzer Miah Haynie

Honorary Casket Bearers - Grandsons
Remembered in Love ~ Sean McMahon
Ryan McMahon Jeff Heller Jeremy Heller
Jason Smith Mike Katzer

Gerald Vincent "Jiggs", son of Emmett and Christine (Peters) McMahon, was born October 6, 1919 at Tracy, Minnesota. He moved with his family to Manilla, Iowa in 1930 and graduated from Manilla High School in 1937. Jiggs entered the Army Air Corps in 1942, serving in the Signal Corps as a teletype writer, and was honorably discharged in December of 1945. Jiggs was united in marriage with Kathleen Ann "Kay" Finken on June 6, 1944 at St. Paul"s Church in Los Angeles, California. They moved back to Manilla and were the parents of ten children. Jiggs worked for Carl Mundt until 1947 when he started working for the Milwaukee Railroad as a bridge and building crew chief. He continued working for the railroad until his retirement in 1979. When Kay also retired, they spent their winters in Arizona.

Jiggs was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Manilla and the Holy Name Society. After the death of his wife Kay on August 7, 1998, Jiggs remained in their home in Manilla even though his health was declining. He died at home on Friday, September 21, 2007, at the age of 87 years, 11 months, and 15 days. Preceding Jiggs in death are his parents; wife; son Gerard, in infancy; grandson Sean McMahon; son-in-law Don "Turk" Haynie; step-granddaughter Jessica Haynie and step-great-granddaughter Drew Haynie; brother James Russell McMahon; sisters Bernice Mose, Marvel Tripp and Madonna Schwieso; brothers-in-law Del Finken, Tom Finken, William Finken, Bob Tripp, Albert Schwieso, William Rooney and Merwin Mose; and sister-in-law Patricia Knobbe.

He is survived by nine children: Gary McMahon and wife Nancy of Omaha; Pat McMahon and wife Shell of Minden; Jim McMahon of Omaha; Tim McMahon and wife Judy of Omaha; Mary and husband Jim Heller of Manilla; Madonna "Dee" Haynie of Omaha; Ann and husband Gene Katzer of Denison; Beth and husband Mike Dickson of Manilla; Susan McMahon and close family friend Kim Clausen of Bennington; 18 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; sister Dorothy Rooney of Sioux City; brother-in-law Urban Knobbe and wife Jean of Carroll; sisters-in-law Patricia McMahon of Manilla and Rita Finken of Harlan; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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MERRITT, Helen Colleen (Olson) October 13, 1933 - August 23, 2007

KNOD Radio:
HELEN C. MERRITT, 73, of Harlan, died Thursday, August 23rd, 2007 in Harlan. Funeral services will be held 10:30-a.m. Monday, August 27th, at the Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan, where friends may call Sunday (8/26), from 1-until 9pm and the family will be present from 2-until 4-pm.

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Helen Colleen (Olson) Merritt
October 13, 1933 - August 23, 2007

Helen Colleen Merritt, the daughter of Bertram and Thelma (Monson) Olson, was born on October 13, 1933, in Walnut, Iowa. She attended country school east of Irwin, Iowa, and graduated from Irwin High School in 1951. After attending Iowa State Teacher&s College in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Helen taught in Kirkman, Iowa, for a year. On May 23, 1954, she married Thomas Oliver Merritt at St. Paul&s Lutheran Church in Irwin. The couple lived in Omaha, Nebraska, where Helen taught school until 1956. From 1956-59, they lived in San Jose, California, where she worked at Sears. Tom and Helen moved back to Iowa in 1959; they moved to Harlan, Iowa, in 1961. In Harlan, Helen taught at the elementary level for 30 years. She retired in 1995. In 2003, she became a resident of the Elm Crest Retirement Community in Harlan. Helen enjoyed growing things in her country gardens. She and Tom also liked to travel; they had visited 49 states.

Helen C. Merritt died on Thursday, August 23, 2007, at the Elm Crest Retirement Community in Harlan, Iowa, at the age of 73 years, 10 months, and 10 days.

Helen was preceded in death by her father, and three brothers, Clyde Olson, Duane Olson, and Steve Olson. She is survived by her husband, Tom Merritt of Harlan, Iowa; her mother, Thelma Olson of Harlan, Iowa; two sons, Curtis Merritt of Columbus, Nebraska, and Kevin Merritt of San Antonio, Texas; one daughter, Lana Merritt of Harlan, Iowa; three brothers, Dean (Joyce) Olson of Minden, Iowa, Alan Olson of Le Mars, Iowa, and Dave Olson of Lake Park, Iowa; two sisters, Cherrie Wiese of Topeka, Kansas, and Wanda (Ron) Sabby of Wallingford, Iowa; one sister-in-law, Sue Olson of Sioux City, Iowa; three grandchildren, Faith Peterson, Drew Peterson, and Megan Merritt; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held on Monday, August 27, 2007, at the Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home, Harlan, Iowa, with Pastor Ron Rasmussen of St. Paul&s Lutheran Church, Irwin, Iowa, officiating. Gene Pursell was the soloist. Casket bearers were Chris Thoms, Donnie Jacobsen, John Heller, Drew Peterson, Gale Rihner, and Gene Dollen. Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Kirkman, Iowa. The Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan was in charge of the arrangements.
Kingsfield, ME; and Brother Dewey Linden of Elk Horn, IA
Hometown: Harlan, IA
Visitation Date: Sunday, Aug 26, 2007
Service Date: Monday, Aug 27, 2007

posted with permission from:
Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home
Harlan, IA 51537
burmeisterjohannsen.com

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Miller, Charles Alfred died July 5, 2007

Arrangements and Services For
Charles Alfred Miller - 90
Who Died On - Thursday, July 5, 2007

Visitation
Sunday, July 8, 2007 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Sunday, July 8, 2007 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Funeral Service
Monday, July 9, 2007 - 2:00 PM
Defiance United Methodist Church - Defiance, Iowa

Interment
Nishnabotna Cemetery - Manilla, Iowa

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Miller of Manilla, Iowa and his three sons: Neil Miller and his wife Mary of Manilla, Iowa; Allan Miller and his wife Sue of Brownsville, Pennsylvania; and Lyle Miller and his wife MaroLee Miller of Manilla, Iowa

posted with permission from:
Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

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Mills, Jerold Lee May 10, 1939 - August 25, 2007

Jerry Mills, Age 68
(May 10, 1939 - August 25, 2007)

Visitation
Tuesday, August 28, 20074:00 - 8:00 PM
Ohde Funeral Home
Manilla, Iowa

Funeral Service
Wednesday, August 29, 2007, 10:30 AM
Ohde Funeral Home
Manilla, Iowa

Officiating
Pastor Lanette Plambeck

Music
"Unanswered Prayers"
"Killing Time"
Recordings
"The Old Rugged Cross"
Congregation

Casket Bearers
Noel Wiebelhaus Don Mengwasser Tom Hast
Steve Fogelman Aaron Dickson Doug Hagamen

Honorary Casket Bearers
Gil Schoba Chris Sands Curt Bruhn
James Goeser Nick Rasmussen Estabelle Denton

Interment with Military Honors
Nishnabotna Cemetery
Manilla, Iowa
American Legion Post 132

Jerold "Jerry" Lee son of Carl and Bertha (Doty) Mills, was born May 10, 1939, at Storm Lake, Iowa. He grew up in Alta, IA where he attended school. In 1957, Jerry enlisted in the military and served in the United States Air Force and Army in Korea and Vietnam. Upon receiving his honorable discharge, Jerry lived in Texas, California, and Wyoming before settling in Manilla in 1985.

Jerry was united in marriage with Denise Hansen at Denison, Iowa, and the couple made their home in Manilla. Jerry spent most of his career working for McClellan Electric. He also spent time working for IBP, Plastico and Venteicher Electric. After Jerry&s retirement in 2001, he continued to stay busy working part-time. In his spare time Jerry enjoyed working in his workshop, yard work, gardening, attending tractor pulls and rodeos, fishing, watching Iowa Hawkeyes and Denver Broncos football games, and most importantly spending time with his family.

In September 2006, Jerry was diagnosed with cancer. On August 25, 2007, he died at Crawford County Memorial Hospital, in Denison, Iowa, at the age of 68 years, 3 months and 15 days.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Elizabeth Mills at infancy.

He is survived by his wife Denise Mills of Manilla; six children: Ricky Burchfield of Sherman, TX; Donna and husband Pete Wilkerson of Abilene, TX; Heidi Hansen of Irwin; Matthew Hansen of Des Moines; Mike Mills and fiancée Tina Spencer of Manilla; and Holly Mills and fiancé Julio Galicia of Denison; nine grandchildren: Misty, Bridget, and Brandy Burchfield; Johnny, Charlene, and Harley Wilkerson; KaLee and Kambree Hansen; and Keilyn Vazquez; two brothers: Robert Mills and wife Delores of Hemet, CA; and Richard Mills and wife Cathy of Willard, MO; sister Carol Jean MacLeod of Spencer; brother-in-law Denny Hansen and wife Janette of Manilla; nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

posted with permission from:
Ohde Funeral Home
www.ohdefuneralhome.com

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Morris, Gladys A.

KNOD Radio:
Services for 91-year-old Gladys A. Morris of Mount Pleasant, formerly of Harlan, are pending at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.

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Murray, Vernon died September 21, 2007

Services for 80-year-old Vernon Murray, formerly of Walnut, are pending at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home. Vernon Murray died Friday, September 21st, 2007 at the Colonial Manor of Anita.

Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

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Murray, John Vernon died September 21, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 80-year-old John Vernon Murray of Anita will be held 10:30 am, Tuesday, September 25th, at the First Presbyterian Church in Walnut. Burial will be at the Layton Township Cemetery, Walnut. Jon Murray died Friday, September 21st, at the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic. Survivors include 1 son, Michael Murray (Patty) of Fort Irwin, CA; 2 grandsons, 3 sisters, Gertrude Matthies (Fred) of Walnut, Mildred Martin (Gerald) of Brayton and Dorothy Bauerkemper (Darrell) of Walnut. Visitation will be held noon to 9 pm, Monday, September 24th, with family visitation from 6:30 to 8 pm, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Walnut.

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www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For

John Vernon Murray - 80

Who Died On - Friday, September 21, 2007

Visitation
Monday, September 24, 2007
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Walnut, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Monday, September 24, 2007 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Walnut, Iowa

Funeral Service
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 10:30 A.M.
First Presbyterian Church - Walnut, Iowa

Interment
Layton Township Cemetery - Walnut, Iowa
He is survived by his son Michael (Patty) Murray of Ft. Irwin, CA; his grandsons Andrew and Bennett Murray and his sisters: Gertrude (Fred) Matthies of Walnut, IA Mildred (Gerald) Martin of Brayton, IA and Dorothy (Darrell) Bauerkemper of Walnut, IA

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Osbahr, Lorraine Christie died September 6, 2007

LORRAINE CHRISTIE OSBAHR, 60, of Avoca, died Thursday, September 6th, 2007 at Creighton Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Funeral services will be held 11:00-a.m. Saturday, September 8th, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Avoca. Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca has the arrangements, where friends may call from 3-9pm Friday (9/7), w/the family present 6-8pm.
Arrangements and Services For
Lorraine Osbahr - Age 60
Who Died On - Thursday, September 6, 2007

Visitation
Friday, September 7, 2007
3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Avoca Chapel

Family Will Greet Friends
Friday, September 7, 2007
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pauley Jones Avoca Chapel

Funeral Service
Saturday, September 8, 2007 11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
Avoca, Iowa

Interment
Graceland Cemetery - Avoca, Iowa
Survivors include her husband Rodney Osbahr of Avoca, IA; her children: Kim Osbahr of Kansas City, MO, Shawn (Melody) Osbahr of Shelby, IA, and Ryan Osbahr and his girlfriend Amber Wilmore of Council Bluffs, IA; and two grandchildren: Cole and Owen Osbahr of Shelby

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Pauley, Ralph T., Sr. died August 8, 2007

Ralph Pauley Sr.
Pauley, 81, Woodbine, died Aug. 8, 2007.

Ralph Pauley Sr.
©The Harlan Tribune
08/14/2007

WOODBINE -- Ralph T. Pauley, Sr., 81, Woodbine, died Wednesday, Aug. 8 at Rose Vista Nursing Home in Woodbine. Services were held Saturday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Woodbine. Pauley was originally from Shelby County. He is survived by his wife, Veronica, of Woodbine; children Ron and Donna Pauley of Shelby, Don and Helga Pauley of Colorado Springs, Co., Shirley and Tom Schwertley of Logan, Ralph Jr. and Shelli Pauley, and Jeff Pauley, all of Woodbine; son-in-law Bruce Williams of Woodbine; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sisters Mary Ann Weis of Woodbine and Marcella Schmitz of Harlan; and brother Andy and Grace Pauley of Panama.

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Pauley, Ralph Theodore Sr. February 10, 1926 - August 8, 2007

Pauley, Ralph Theodore Sr.
February 10, 1926 - August 8, 2007
Logan Herald-Observer/Woodbine Twiner
8/31/2007

Ralph Theodore Pauley Sr., 81, passed away Aug. 8, 2007 at the Rose Vista Nursing Home in Woodbine. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Aug. 11 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Woodbine with Celebrant Rev. Paul Strittmatter, SJ. Musicians were Mary Kay Eby and Chad Williams. Selections were "Amazing Grace" and "How Great Thou Art." Honorary pall bearers were Linda Croy, Ken Pauley, Donna Fullerton, Roger Schmitz, Dan Pauley, Rodney Weis and Ralph's 14 grandchildren. Pallbearers were Ronald Pauley, Jeff Pauley, Donald Pauley, Tom Schwertley Sr., Ralph Pauley Jr. and Bruce Williams. Final resting place was Woodbine Cemetery.

Ralph was born Feb. 10, 1926 in Shelby County near Panama to Hubert and Anna (Mickels) Pauley. He graduated from St. Mary's Catholic High School in Panama. Ralph began farming with his brother Albert near Tenant. On Feb. 27, 1946 he married Veronica Gau at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Defiance. They farmed near Tenant, then east of Panama. After moving to Defiance, Ralph purchased the Standard Tank Wagon and operated that for six years. The family then moved to Westphalia where Ralph was the custodian for the parish. They later farmed east of Westphalia before buying a farm east of Woodbine in January of 1971. Ralph also did carpentry work and drove the school bus for the Harlan and Woodbine schools. In 1996 the couple moved into Woodbine. Ralph sold cemetery monuments for Bloom Monument Company and worked as a janitor at the Woodland Apartments for a number of years. Ralph became a resident of Rose Vista Nursing Home in November of 2004.

Ralph was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Woodbine and had served as an usher there. The couple were members of the Woodbine and Missouri Valley dance clubs. Ralph also loved to go to auctions.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Mary Williams; infant son Gerard; grandson Scott Williams and brothers Leo, Albert, Zeno and Fred. Survivors include his wife Veronica Pauley of Woodbine; five children, Ron and Donna Pauley of Shelby, Don and Helga Pauley of Colorado Springs, Colo., Shirley and Tom Schwertley of Logan, Ralph Jr. and Shelli Pauley and Jeff Pauley of Woodbine; son-in-law Bruce Williams of Woodbine; 14 grandchildren, Don Jr., Seffanie, Robert, Mark, Brenda, Rhonda, Scott (deceased) Chad, Jennifer, Ryan, Gina, Kyle, Melissa and Vincent; 11 great grandchildren; two sisters Mary Ann Weis of Woodbine and Marcella Schmitz of Harlan; brother Andy and Grace Pauley of Panama and many other relatives and friends.

Fouts Funeral Home
501 Normal
Woodbine, IA 51579
712-647-2221

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Petersen, Anabelle died August 9, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 89-year-old Anabelle Petersen of Harlan will be held 1:30 pm, Monday, August 13th, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial will be at the Jacksonville Cemetery. Anabelle Petersen died Thursday, August 9th, 2007 at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan. Survivors include her husband Raymond, 1 son, Ron Petersen of Kimballton; 2 daughters, Beverly Cox and Marlene Wahl of Omaha; 1 sister, Daisy Stepp of Kellogg; 1 brother, Art Maxwell (Adeline) of Harlan; 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held 3:00 to 9:00 pm, Sunday, August 12th, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan with a prayer service at 7:30 pm.

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Arrangements and Services For
Anabelle Petersen - 89
Who Died On
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Visitation
Sunday, August 12, 2007
3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home
Harlan, Iowa

Prayer Service
Sunday, August 12, 2007 - 7:30 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home

Funeral Service
Monday, August 13, 2007 - 1:30 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home -
Harlan, Iowa

Interment
Jacksonville Cemetery - Jacksonville, Iowa

Survivors include her husband Raymond Petersen of Harlan, IA; her son Ron Petersen of Kimballton, IA; her daughters Beverly Cox and Marlene Wahl; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; her sister Daisy (Bates) Stepp of Kellogg, IA; and her brother Art (Adeline) Maxwell of Harlan

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Anabelle Petersen
Petersen, 89, Harlan, died Aug. 9, 2007.

Anabelle Petersen
©The Harlan Tribune
08/14/2007

HARLAN -- Anabelle Petersen, 89, Harlan, died Thursday, Aug. 9 at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan. Services were held Monday, Aug. 13 at 1:30 p.m. at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan with burial in the Jacksonville Cemetery at Jacksonville. Petersen is survived by her husband, Raymond, of Harlan; son Ron Petersen of Kimballton; daughters Beverly Cox, and Marlene Wahl of Omaha; sister Daisy (Bates) Stepp of Kellogg; brother Arthur "Art" (Adeline) Maxwell of Harlan; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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Petersen, Glen C died August 9, 2007

Arrangements and Services For
Glen C. Petersen - 71
Who Died On - Thursday, August 9, 2007

Family Will Greet Friends
Monday, August 13, 2007 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Military Rites
Monday, August 13, 2007 - 11:00 AM
Harlan Cemetery - Harlan, Iowa

Survivors include his daughters: Lisa (Jamie) Hess of Spencer, IA, Lila (Aaron) Howe of Omaha, NE, two grandchildren, his brother Sunny (Dixie) Goans of Kirkman, IA; and his sisters: Rose (Gene) Henderson of Rock Springs, WY and Mary Ann Plott of Council Bluffs, IA
Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

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Glen Petersen
Petersen, 71, Denison, died Aug. 9, 2007.

Glen Petersen
©The Harlan Tribune
08/14/2007

DENISON -- Glen Charles Petersen, 71, Denison, died Thursday, Aug. 9 at Eventide Lutheran Home. Military rites were held Monday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. at the Harlan Cemetery. Family greeted friends Monday from 10-11 a.m. at Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Petersen is survived by his mother, Ethel (McNear) Goans of Harlan; daughters Lisa (Jamie) Hess of Spencer and Lila (Aaron) Howe of Omaha; sisters Rose (Gene) Henderson of Rock Springs, Wy. and Mary Ann Plott of Council Bluffs; brother Sonny (Dixie) Goans of Kirkman; and two grandchildren.

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Petersen, Lloyd Rex died July 1, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 77-year-old Lloyd Rex Petersen of Walnut will be held 10:30 am, Friday, July 6th, 2007 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Avoca. Burial will be at the Layton Township Cemetery near Walnut. Lloyd Petersen died Sunday, July 1st, 2007 at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan. Survivors include his wife, Gladys; 1 daughter, Jackie Riessen (Dan) of Avoca; 1 son, James Petersen (Lori) of Gretna, NE; 1 sister, Janice Ellison of Murrieta, CA; 1 brother, Max Petersen (Deb) of Walnut; 1 sister-in-law, Willa Petersen of Walnut; 3 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; 2 step-grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Visitation will be held 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007 and Thursday, July 5th, 2007 with family visitation Thursday night from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and a prayer service at 6:00 pm at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca.

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www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
Lloyd Rex Petersen - 77
Who Died On Sunday, July 1, 2007

Visitation
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Thursday, July 5, 2007 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Avoca, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Avoca, Iowa

Prayer Service
Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 6:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Avoca, Iowa

Funeral Service
Friday, July 6, 2007 - 10:30 A.M.
Trinity Lutheran Church - Avoca, Iowa

Military Rites
Layton Township Cemetery - Walnut, Iowa

He is survived by his wife, Gladys Petersen of Walnut, IA; his children: Jackie (Dan) Riessen of Avoca, IA and James (Lori) Petersen of Gretna, NE; his sister, Janice Ellison of Murieta, CA; his brother, Max (Deb) Petersen of Walnut, IA; his sister-in-law, Willa Petersen of Walnut, IA; his grandchildren: Trevor (Amanda) Riessen of Fremont, NE; Randi Riessen of Omaha, NE;Catelyn Petersen of Lincoln, NE; great grandson Alex Riessen of Fremont, NE; step granddaughter Anna Weigandt and step grandson Jim Weigandt both of Gretna, NE; and step great grandson, Dylan Stednitz of Fremont, NE

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Pile, Jim died July 10, 2007

Jim Pile
©The Harlan Tribune
07/13/2007

CRETE, Neb. -- Jim Pile, 72, Crete, Neb., died July 10, 2007 at his home. Services will be held Monday, July 16 at 11 a.m. at Kuncl Funeral Home in Crete with burial in the Riverside Cemetery in Crete. Pile lived in Shelby County from 1963-75, working as a hog buyer for Western Iowa Pork and American Beef Packers. He is survived by his wife, Doris; children Trudy and John Wells of Green Mountain Falls, Co., Jill and Nick Joos of McGregor, Texas, Jan and John Yeackley of Colorado Springs, Co. and Marc and Brea Pile of Hildreth; six grandchildren; and sister and brother-in-law Jean Thomas Groth and Gene Groth of Sioux City.

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Quist, Steven Charles died August 18, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Funeral services are set for Steven Charles Quist age 55 of Harlan. Steven Quist died Saturday August 18th, 2007 at Myrtue Medical Center. Burial will be at the Pauley Jones Funeral Home on Wednesday at 1:30 pm. Steven Quist is survived by his Wife Nilfa Quist, his Son Adam Quist, Brother John Quist, Sister Carolyn Marie Quist, Brother Richard Quist, and sister Laura Quist. Visitation will be at the Pauley Jones Funeral home on Tuesday from 8am till 9pm with the family present from 6pm-8pm

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Arrangements and Services For
Steven Charles Quist - 55
Who Died On - Saturday, August 18, 2007

Visitation
Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Funeral Service
Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 1:30 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

He is survived by his wife Nilfa Quist of Harlan, IA; his son Adam Quist and fiancé Laura Barry of Omaha, NE; brother John Quist of San Antonia, TX and his sister Carolyn Quist of Harlan, IA

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Rutz, Doris Elizabeth (Ramsey) (November 20, 1920 - August 3, 2007)

Rutz, Doris Elizabeth (Ramsey) Age 86
(November 20, 1920 - August 3, 2007)

Visitation
Friday, August 10, 2007, 10:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church, Manning, Iowa

Funeral Services
Friday, August 10, 2007, 11:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church, Manning, Iowa

Officiating
Reverend Patrick R. Sparling

Music
"I Know That My Redeemer Lives"
"What a Friend We Have In Jesus"
"Just As I Am Without One Plea"
"My Faith Looks Up To Thee"
"Let Us Ever Walk With Jesus"

Congregation
Susan Heldt, Organist

Urn Bearers
David and Donna Maasen

Honorary Bearers
Doris&s Grandchildren

Interment
Manning Cemetery, Manning, Iowa

Doris Elizabeth, daughter of Charles H. and Elizabeth (Campbell) Ramsey, was born November 20, 1920, at Botna, Iowa. She attended rural school near Botna. When Doris was seven years old, her mother died, and she continued to live at home with her dad and four brothers and one sister. She attended one year of high school at Abraham Lincoln in Council Bluffs where she lived with an aunt and uncle. She then returned home and attended Manilla High School for two more years. Her father then decided they should spend more time in Manning and she completed school there, graduating with the Class of 1939. After completing her Normal Training courses, Doris taught rural school for four years.

On April 14, 1946, Doris was united in marriage with Amos Rutz at Zion Lutheran Church in Manning. During the war years while Amos was serving in the military overseas, Doris lived in California with her brother Howard. She worked at Lockheed Aircraft and See&s Candies. They returned to Manning where they raised their five children. Doris worked at Nelson Manufacturing for 17 years and did a lot of babysitting, however, she primarily considered herself a homemaker.

Doris was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliaries. In her spare time she enjoyed playing the piano, walking, taking care of her home and, above all, visiting her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed her volunteer work at church and at the American Legion and VFW.

In 2001, Doris became a resident of the Manning Plaza. Her health began to deteriorate in 2007 and she died there early Friday, August 3, 2007 at the age of 86 years, 8 months and 14 days.

Preceding her in death are her husband Amos; parents and stepmother; four brothers Bill, Howard, Donald and Bob Ramsey and sister Neva Hahn and her husband Roy.

She is survived by her five children: Steven Rutz and his wife Marilyn of East Dubuque, IL; Bruce Rutz of Dubuque, IA; Kent Rutz and wife Beth of Council Bluffs; Susan Heldt of West Des Moines and Karl Rutz and wife Donna of Manning; 10 grandchildren: Troy Rutz and wife Anita; Stephanie and husband Adam Fuller; Jill Rutz; Julie Rutz; Nathan Rutz; Michelle Rutz; Kristopher Rutz; Amy Jo and husband Troy Ohnemus; Elissa Rutz and Aaron Rutz; four great-grandchildren: Jack Rutz; Lily Healy; Kristen Rutz and Brynn Fuller; step-brother Merlin Ramsey of Temple City, California; four sisters-in-law: Florence Ramsey of Manning; Charlotte Ramsey of Whittier, CA; Norma Rutz of Des Moines and Margery Mintle of Iowa City; brother-in-law Burton Rutz and wife Pat of Cedar Rapids; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

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Salts, Helen Lucile died July 20, 2007

Salts, Helen Lucile
The Daily Nonpareil 7/23/2007
Helen Lucile Salts, age 91, of Persia, Iowa died Friday, July 20, 2007, at the Myrtue Memorial Hospital in Harlan, Iowa.

Survivors include her daughters: Coralyss (Larry) Krohn of Persia, Iowa; Karleen (Arnold) Nelson of Omaha, Nebraska; granddaughters: Valori (Bryan) Cadwell, Stephanie (Shane) Meyer, Kimberly (Thomas) Erickson, fourteen great- grandchildren, stepdaughter Peggy Roecker, step- grandchildren and great-grandchildren; step nieces and nephews and extended family and many friends. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, George and Lottie Gramkow, sister Kathryn Eckmann, husbands Harold C. Hunt and Glen R. Salts, grandson Calvin Krohn.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm, with family receiving friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, with a Prayer Service at 7:00 pm Monday at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan, Iowa. Service 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at First United Methodist Church, Persia, Iowa.

Family suggest memorials go to American Legion Auxillery Unit 314, c/o Arlene Youmans, 307 2nd Street, Apt 1, Persia, Iowa 51563; or Persia United Methodist Church, c/o Lois Albers, 310 1st Ave., Persia, Iowa 51563.

Logan Memorial Chapel
215 N. 4th St.
Logan, IA

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Schroder, Todd Michael died September 9, 2007

Schroder, Todd Michael
The Daily Nonpareil
9/13/2007

Todd Michael Schroder, 44, of Neola, Iowa, passed away September 9, 2007.

Todd was preceded in death by his mother, Marilyn K. Schroder.

He is survived by his father Elmer C. Schroder; sisters, Kathy Brown and husband, Chris, Jean Quinones; former wife, Kimberly Schroder; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and one great nephew.

Private family services were held earlier. A memorial visitation will be held Friday 6 to 8 p.m. at the Maher~Livingston Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the family.

Maher-Livingston Funeral Home
121 S. 7th St.
Council Bluffs, IA
328-1144

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Schueman, Jeffery O. died August 26, 2007

www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
Jeffery O. Schueman - Age 49
Who Died On - Sunday, August 26, 2007

Visitation
Tuesday, August 28, 2007 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Avoca, Iowa

Family Greeting Friends
Tuesday, August 28, 2007 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Avoca, Iowa

Funeral Services
Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at 11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church - Avoca, Iowa

Interment
Graceland Cemetery - Avoca, Iowa

Survivors include his wife, Dianne of Avoca, Iowa; father James O. Schueman of Avoca, Iowa; brother James (Janee) Schueman of Avoca, Iowa; sister Linda (Juan) Cruz of Greeley, Colorado.

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Sondag, William M August 23, 1921 - September 22, 2007
& Sondag, Joyce Louise (Smith) February 28, 1926 - August 12, 2007

Sondag, William M.
Omaha World-Herald
9/24/2007 - 9/27/2007

SONDAG-William M., 86, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 22, 2007, at his home in Bellevue. Son of Theodore and Helena (Peterson) Sondag, was born on August 23, 1921, in Portsmouth, IA. He grew up and graduated from high school in Tennant, Iowa. Bill joined the Army Air Corps and served with distinction in both World War II and the Korean War. As a fighter pilot he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with 12 Oak Leaf Clusters in addition to numerous other awards. On March 14, 1946, Bill was united in holy matrimony to Joyce Smith of Shenandoah, Iowa, at St. Ambrose Cathedral in Des Moines, IA. Bill retired from the Air Force in 1961 and most recently from Malnove Corporation in Omaha. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Joyce Smith Sondag, his daughter Nancy Jane and his grandson Vincent Maniscalco. He is survived by his children, Stephen Sondag and wife Wendy of Reston, VA; Deborah Maniscalco and husband Richard of Seattle, WA; Timothy Sondag, Knoxville, IA; Jeffrey Sondag, Bellevue, NE; Rebecca Sondag, Burwell, NE; Kevin Sondag and wife Deb of Chandler, AZ; grandchildren, Jennifer Sondag of New York City, NY; Nicholas Maniscalco of Seattle, WA and Elizabeth Sondag of Herndon, VA; sisters Joyce of Des Moines and Sr. Severina of Campbellsport, WI; many friends and relatives. Mass of Christian Burial held on Wednesday. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah, Iowa. Memorial to: Alegent Health Hospice, 7070 Spring St., Omaha, NE 68106. Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home Shenandoah, IA 51601

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William "Bill" Sondag


Visitation:
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM
St. Mary&s Catholic Church
512 W. Thomas Ave.
Shenandoah, IA 51601

Special Services:
Mass of Christian Burial
11:00 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church

William "Bill" M. Sondag, 86, of Bellevue, NE, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2007, at his home in Bellevue, NE, following a lengthy bout with cancer.

Memorials are being directed to the Alegent Healthcare Hospice Foundation. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah.

Survivors include his children, Stephen Sondag and wife Wendy of Reston VA, Deborah Maniscalco and husband Richard of Seattle, WA; Timothy Sondag, Knoxville, Jeffrey Sondag, Bellevue, NE; Rebecca Sondag of Burwell, NE; Kevin Sondag and wife Deb of Chandler, AZ; grandchildren, Jennifer Sondag of New York City, NY, Nicholas Maniscalco of Seattle, WA and Elizabeth Sondag of Herndon, VA; other relatives and friends.

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Joyce L. Sondag
Visitation:
Friday, August 17, 2007 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Service:
Friday, August 17, 2007 2:00 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
512 W. Thomas Ave.
Shenandoah, IA 51601

Joyce Louise Sondag, daughter of Warren, Sr. and Opal (Lewis) Smith, was born on February 28, 1926 in Riverton, Iowa. She passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 12, 2007, at her home in Bellevue, Nebraska.
She grew up and graduated from high school in Shenandoah, Iowa. Joyce worked for KMA radio and was united in holy matrimony to William M. Sondag on March 14, 1946 at St. Ambrose cathedral in Des Moines. She enjoyed working with the public and made many friends before retiring from both Sears and J. C. Penney&s at the Southroads Mall in Bellevue.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Nancy Jane; and a grandson, Vincent Maniscalco. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, William M. Sondag of Bellevue NE; children, Stephen Sondag and wife Wendy of Reston VA, Deborah Maniscalco and husband Richard of Seattle, WA; Timothy Sondag, Knoxville, Jeffrey Sondag, Bellevue, NE; Rebecca Sondag of Burwell, NE; Kevin Sondag and wife Deb of Chandler, AZ; grandchildren, Jennifer Sondag of New York City, NY, Nicholas Maniscalco of Seattle, WA and Elizabeth Sondag of Herndon, VA; brother, Jack Smith and wife Dorothy of Shenandoah, IA; sisters, Beth Ullsperger and husband Raymond of Douglas, NE, and Maribel Beery and husband William of Omaha, NE; many friends and relatives.

Mass of Chrisitan Burial was held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2007, from St. Mary's Catholic Church in Shenandoah. Celebrant was Rev. Vern Smith. Altar servers were Hanna and Amy Fursa. Lector was Rebecca Sondag. Song leader was Fred Strunk. Organist was Mary Beth Gowing. Attending the register book were Jennifer Sondag and Elizabeth Sondag. Casket bearers were Stephen Sondag, Kevin Sondag, Rebecca Sondag, Nicholas Maniscalco, Tim R. Sondag and Jeff A. Sondag. Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah. The Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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Stolz, George H died Thursday, August 9th, 2007

Death

KNOD Radio:
Services for 81-year-old George H. Stolz of Earling will be held 11:00 am, Monday, August 13th, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Earling. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery. George Stolz died Thursday, August 9th, 2007 at the Little Flower Haven in Earling. Survivors include 4 daughters, Twyla McConnell (Bob) of Defiance, Deb Frederick (Ron) of Earling, Pamela Schwery (Randy) of Earling and Cheryl Crawley (Brett) of Defiance; 3 sons, Randy Stolz of Sioux City, Stanley "Sid" Stolz of Defiance and Russell Stolz of Defiance; 2 brothers, Merrill Stolz of Harlan and Louis Stolz of Dunlap; 2 sisters, Lois Koesters of Earling and Wilma Mohr of Denison; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held noon to 4:00 pm, Sunday, August 12th, at the Pauley Jones Funeral Home and from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Earling with a wake service at 7:00 pm. The Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan is in charge of the arrangements.

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www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
George H. Stolz, Jr. - 81

Who Died On
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Visitation
Sunday, August 12, 2007
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Visitation
Sunday, August 12, 2007
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
St. Joseph&s Catholic Church Earling, Iowa

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, August 13, 2007 - 11:00 AM
St. Joseph&s Catholic Church - Earling, Iowa

Interment
St. Joseph&s Catholic Church - Earling, Iowa

Survivors include his children: Twyla (Bob) McConnell of Defiance, IA, Randy Stolz of Sioux City, IA, Deb (Ron) Frederick of Earling, IA, Pamela (Randy) Schwery of Earling, Stanley "Sid" Stolz of Defiance, IA, Russell Stolz of Defiance, and Cheri (Brett) Crawley of Defiance; 15 grandchildren;13 great-grandchildren; brothers: Merrill Stolz of Harlan and Louis Stolz of Dunlap, IA; and sisters: Lois Koesters of Earling and Wilma Mohr of Denison, IA
Stolz, George H.
Omaha World-Herald
8/12/2007

STOLZ-George H., age 81 of Earling, IA. Born September 15, 1925 in Defiance, IA. Died Thursday, August 9, 2007. Preceded in death by parents, George and Vera (Dougal) Stolz; wife, Marie (Blum) Stolz; brothers, Romaldus "Mal", Allen, Roman "Pat" and Melvin Stolz; sisters, Veronica Stolz and Delores Tremel. Survived by sons, Randy, Sioux City, IA, Stanley "Sid", Russell, both Defiance; daughters, Twyla (Bob) McConnell of Defiance, Deb (Ron) Frederick and Pamela (Randy) Schwery, both Earling, Cheryl Stolz, Defiance; brothers, Merrill, Harlan, IA, Louis, Dunlap, IA; sisters, Lois Koesters, Earling, IA, Wilma Mohr, Denison, IA.


Visitation Pauley Jones Funeral Home, Harlan, Sunday August 12, 2007 from, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visitation St. Joseph's Catholic Church - Earling, IA Sunday August 12, 2007 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Wake Service St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Earling, IA Sunday August 12, 2007 from 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial St. Joseph's Catholic Church -Earling, IA. Monday August 13, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Tom Coenen, officiating. Burial at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Earling, IA.


PAULEY JONES FUNERAL HOME
Harlan, IA 712-755-3135

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Stolz, George Henry Jr. September 15, 1925 - August 9, 2007

George Stolz
Stolz, 81, Earling, died Aug. 9, 2007.

George Stolz
©The Harlan Tribune
08/14/2007

EARLING -- George H. Stolz, 81, Earling, died Thursday, Aug. 9 at Little Flower Haven Nursing Home. Services were held Monday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Earling with burial in the St. Joseph's Cemetery at Earling. Stolz is survived by daughters Twyla (Bob) McConnell of Defiance, Deb (Ron) Frederick of Earling, Pamela (Randy) Schwery of Earling and Cheryl Stolz of Defiance; sons Randy Stolz of Sioux City, Stanley "Sid" Stolz of Defiance and Russell Stolz of Defiance; brothers Merrill Stolz of Harlan and Louis Stolz of Dunlap; sisters Lois Koesters of Earling and Wilma Mohr of Denison; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

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George H. Stolz, Jr.
©The Dunlap Reporter
August 17, 2007

George Henry Stolz Jr. was born on September 15, 1925, to Vera (Dougal) and George H. Stolz, Sr. on a farm south of Defiance, Iowa. He was baptized, made his first communion, and was confirmed at St. Peters Catholic Church in Defiance. In 1938, he moved with his parents to a farm northwest of Earling in Grove Township, where he met his wife to be in country school. He graduated from the eighth grade and then helped his father farm 440 acres. George was married to Marie M. Blum on April 12, 1948, in St. Peters Catholic Church in Defiance. To his union seven children were born: Twyla, Randy, Stan, Deb, Pam, Russ, and Cheri. The couple bought a farm and made their home in Grove Township. George retired in 1986 and moved to Earling. He was always willing to take people down to Omaha to their doctor appointments. George had sold Plumb Seed Corn for over ten years, was a township trustee and served on the city council in Earling for seven years. George loved big band music and taught himself to play the string bass. He played in the Earl Russell Orchestra for thirty-six years and with other bands for another four years. George died at the Little Flower Haven Nursing Home in Earling on Thursday, August 9, 2007, having attained the age of eighty-one years, ten months, and twenty-five days. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie; his parents; his brothers, Romaldus, Roman, Allen, and Melvin Stolz; and his sisters, Delores Tremel and Veronica Stolz. He is survived by his daughters, Twyla and her husband Bob McConnell of Defiance, Iowa, Deb and her husband Ron Frederick of Earling, Iowa, Pam and her husband Randy Schwery of Earling, and Cheri and her husband Brett Crawley of Defiance; his sons, Randy Stolz of Sioux City, Iowa, Stan Stolz and Russ Stolz, both of Defiance; fifteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; his brothers, Merrill Stolz of Harlan, Iowa, and Louis Stolz of Dunlap, Iowa; his sisters, Lois Koesters of Earling and Wilma Mohr of Denison, Iowa; brother-in-law, John Tremel; sisters-in-law, Alice Stolz of Harlan and Edith Stolz of San Diego, Calif.; nieces, nephews, other family members, and many friends. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, August 13, 2007. Rev. Tom Coenen was the celebrant of the 11 a.m. service held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Earling, Iowa. Casket bearers were Will McConnell, Wes Cunningham, Randy Stolz, Jr., Mike Frederick, Jay Frederick, Gary Stolz, and Ben Stolz. Interment was held at St. Joseph&s Cemetery in Earling. Pauley Jones Funeral Home in Harlan was in charge of arrangements.

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Sutton, Stanley Wayne died September 9, 2007

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Graveside Services for 82-year-old Stanley Wayne Sutton of Avoca will be held 10 am, Wednesday, September 12th, 2007 at the Graceland Cemetery in Avoca. Stanley Sutton died Sunday, September 9th, 2007 at the Avoca Nursing and Rehab Center in Avoca. Survivors include 1 sister, Myrna Mogensen of Avoca. Visitation will be held noon to 5 pm, Tuesday, September 11th at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca.

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Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
Stanley Wayne Sutton - 82
Who Died On - Sunday, September 9, 2007

Open Visitation
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 - 12:00 Noon to 5:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Avoca, Iowa

Graveside Service
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 - 10:00 A.M.
Graceland Cemetery - Avoca, Iowa

Interment
Graceland Cemetery - Avoca, Iowa

Survivors include His sister, Myrna Mogensen of Avoca, Iowa; Nieces and Nephews

 

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Swift, Freeman Boysen October 30, 1925 - September 22, 2007

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Services for 81-year-old Freeman B. Swift of Des Moines, formerly of Harlan, will be held 11:30 am, Tuesday, September 25th, at the Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial will be at the Harlan Cemetery. Freeman Swift died Saturday, September 22nd, in Des Moines. Survivors include 1 daughter, Becky Swift of Des Moines, 1 son, Mike Swift of Florida, 1 sister, Cynthia Murphey (Bill) of Okoboji. Visitation will be held 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Tuesday, September 25th, at the Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan.

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Freeman Boysen Swift October 30, 1925 - September 22, 2007

Freeman Boysen Swift, the son of Russell F. and Aasta (Boysen) Swift was born in Harlan, Iowa on October 30, 1925. Freeman attended grade school and high school in Harlan, graduating in 1943. Following high school Freeman attended Iowa State University and Westminster College in Missouri, where he joined the U.S. Navy. Following service on the U.S.S. Cronin in the Philippines during World War II, Freeman returned to Iowa where he graduated from the University of Iowa with a law degree in 1950. On February 16, 1952, Freeman married Virginia Mae McLaughlin of Des Moines, Iowa. The couple lived in Des Moines until 1962 when they moved to Edina, Minnesota. After practicing law for a short time, Freeman pursued a career as an insurance claims adjuster with Allstate Insurance Company, from where he retired. Virginia died on January 20, 2002, in Edina and due to poor health, Freeman relocated to Des Moines in 2004.

While at Westminster College Freeman pledged Beta Theta Pi Fraternity and remained a member until his death. He enjoyed collecting books, was an avid history and Civil War buff, and had a passion for genealogy. He and Virginia studied both his and her family history and kept meticulous records. Freeman was an Iowa Hawkeye fan who liked fishing, camping, and hockey. He was known to his friends and family as an intelligent, warm, kind and generous man.

Freeman B. Swift died on Saturday, September 22, 2007, following a long and debilitating illness, at the Ramsey Village in Des Moines, Iowa, having reached the age of 81 years, 10 months and 23 days.

Freeman was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Virginia Swift; brother, Russell A.; and sister, Nancy Onnen. He is survived by his daughter Becky of Des Moines; son Mike of Florida; sister Cynthia (Bill) Murphy of Okoboji, Iowa; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, at the Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa, with Father Glenn Rankin officiating. Father Rankin also served as the organist. Family and friends served as casket bearers. Freeman was interred at the Harlan Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Central Iowa. The Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan was in charge of the arrangements.
Hometown: Des Moines, IA, formerly of Harlan, IA

Visitation Date: Tuesday, Sep 25, 2007

Service Date: Tuesday, Sep 25, 2007

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Tucker, Fern died September 6, 2007

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Services for 85-year-old Fern Tucker of Harlan will be held 2 pm, Monday, September 10th, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial will be at the Shelby Cemetery. Fern Tucker died Thursday, September 6th, 2007 at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. Survivors include 2 sisters, Frences Wilson (Glen) of Hemet, Ca and Eunice Smith (Clifford) of Walnut and nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 2 to 9 pm, Sunday, September 9th with family visitation from 6 to 8 pm at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.

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Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
Fern Tucker - Age 85
Who Died On Wednesday September 6, 2007

Visitation
Sunday, September 9, 2007
2:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Family Will Greet Friends
Sunday, September 9, 2007
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Interment
Shelby Cemetery
Shelby, Iowa

Survivors include her sisters: Frances (Glen) Wilson of Hemet, CA, and Eunice (Clifford) Smith of Walnut, IA; her newphews: Kit (Mary) Wilson of Orange, CA, Tom (Diane) Tucker of Cedar Rapids, IA, Mark (Barb) Smith of Elk Horn, IA, and David (Diane) Smith of Cook, NE; and her niece Susan Tucker of Kansas City, MO

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Underwood, Josh (December 8, 1976 - July 13, 2007)

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Underwood, Josh (December 8, 1976 - July 13, 2007)

MarthannKohlFuhs

Posted: 14 Jul 2007 3:10PM GMT

Classification: Death

Josh Underwood, Age 30
(December 8, 1976 - July 13, 2007)

Visitation
After 3:00 PM Monday, July 16, 2007
Ohde Funeral Home
Manilla, Iowa

Rosary
4:00 PM Monday, July 16, 2007
Ohde Funeral Home
Manilla, Iowa

Prayer Service
7:00 PM Monday, July 16, 2007
Ohde Funeral Home
Manilla, Iowa

Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Sacred Heart Church
Manilla, Iowa

Interment
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Near Manilla, Iowa

 

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Underwood, Joshua Michael (December 8, 1976 - July 13, 2007)

Underwood, Joshua Michael, Age 30
(December 8, 1976 - July 13, 2007)

Visitation
After 3:00 PM Monday, July 16, 2007
Ohde Funeral Home
Manilla, Iowa

Rosary
4:00 PM
Prayer Service
7:00 PM

Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Sacred Heart Church
Manilla, Iowa

Interment
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Near Manilla, Iowa

Joshua Michael, son of Rick and Mary (Bauer) Underwood, was born December 8, 1976, in Nürnberg, Germany. In 1978, the family moved back to the United States and made their home in Denison where Josh attended St. Rose of Lima Grade School. He then attended Denison High School where he played soccer and graduated with the Class of 1995. Josh earned a degree in Environmental Studies in 1997 from Iowa Lakes Community College and a degree in Water and Wastewater in 1998 from Kirkwood Community College.

On April 21, 2006, Josh was united in marriage with Elizabeth (Liz) Schwery at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Earling. The couple lived in Harlan where Josh worked as a water operator for Harlan Municipal Utilities.

Josh was an active member of the WRAC archery club. In his spare time he enjoyed spending time with his children and family, hunting, fishing, and playing pool.

On Thursday, July 12, 2007, Josh suddenly and unexpectedly collapsed while working repairing a water main during the late night hours. He was taken to Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan, Iowa where he died on July, 13, 2007 at the age of 30 years, 7 months and 5 days.

Preceding him in death are his sister Billie Brink in 2004; 2 great grandmothers Marie Drees, who lived with them when Josh was growing up, and Bertha Bauer; and grandfather Paul Underwood.

Josh is survived by his wife Liz and two children Hunter and Aschtian Underwood of Harlan; parents Rick and Mary Underwood of Denison; grandparents Joan and Don Bauer of Manilla; grandmother Miriam Underwood of Sioux City; mother- and father- in-law Leo and Jan Schwery of Earling; two brothers-in-law Jordan and Joe Schwery of Earling; sister-in-law Katie Schwery of Earling; nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
www.ohdefuneralhome.com

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Von Tersch, John L. March 9, 1954 - July 19, 2007

John L. Von Tersch
Sioux City Journal
July 20, 2007

GLENWOOD, Iowa -- John L. Von Tersch, 53, of Glenwood died Thursday, July 19, 2007, in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Glenwood. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Dunlap, Iowa. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today, with a 7 p.m. rosary and wake service at 7:30 p.m., at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Peterson Mortuary in Glenwood.

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John L. Von Tersch
Visitation:
Friday, July 20, 2007
5:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church
24116 Marian Av
Glenwood, IA 51534

Service:
Saturday, July 21, 2007
10:00 AM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church
24116 Marian Av
Glenwood, IA 51534

The family will receive friends Friday evening, July 20, 2007 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. and Wake Services to follow at 7:30 p.m. at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Glenwood, Iowa.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Heights in Sioux City, IA. or Knights of Columbus in Glenwood, Iowa.

INTERMENT: 3:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Dunlap, Iowa.

John L. Von Tersch, 53 of Glenwood, Iowa, entered into eternal rest on July 19, 2007 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was born March 9, 1954 in Denison, Iowa to Eugene & Verta Mae (Barten) Von Tersch. John was raised in Denison and graduated from Denison High School in 1972. He attended Iowa Tech in Sioux City and then graduated from Iowa Western in Council Bluffs, Iowa with an Associates Degree.

John was united in marriage to Diane Mary Grote on August 22, 1981 in Dunlap, Iowa. The couple then moved to Glenwood.

John was a faithful member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Glenwood, where he was a member of the Archbishop Arkfeld Assembly 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Father Kaufman Council #6977, Mills County Democrats, and Holy Rosary Adoration Committee. John was a passionate man and enjoyed genealogy and researching the history of the Catholic faith. He planted and nurtured several varieties of trees throughout the years. His love of nature was obvious to those who knew and loved John. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, wine making, bee keeping, collecting books and listening to classical music. His kind and generous nature will be greatly missed.

Preceding John in death were his grandparents, father, Eugene Von Tersch and nephew, David Von Tersch. He is surived by the love of his life, Diane Von Tersch of Glenwood, IA; mother, Verta Mae Von Tersch of Denison, IA; brothers and sisters, Larry & wife Kathy Von Tersch of Platte City, MO; Sharon & husband Michael Tesar of Omaha, NE; Joan Von Tersch & friend Bill Wege of Council Bluffs, IA; Dale & wife Carolyn Von Tersch of Denison, IA; Paul & wife Annette of Wayland, IA; Mary & husband John Hanno of Sioux City, IA; Gene Von Tersch & wife Raschelle Olson of Buck Grove, IA; Teresa & husband Chad Shook of Salix, IA; many nieces, nephews, extended relatives and a host of friends.
Peterson Mortuary, Inc.
212 South Locust
Glenwood, IA 51534
www.petersonmortuaryinc.com

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Von Tersch, John L.
The Daily Nonpareil
7/20/2007


John L. Von Tersch, age 53, of Glenwood, Iowa, formerly of Denison, Iowa, passed away July 19, 2007.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 20, 2007 from 5 to 7 p.m., with a Rosary at 7 p.m. and a wake service at 7:30 p.m. at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, in Glenwood. Funeral service will be Saturday, July 21, 2007, 10 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Dunlap, Iowa.

Memorials may be directed to Trinity Heights in Sioux City, Iowa or Knights of Columbus in Glenwood.

Peterson Mortuary, Inc.
212 South Locust
Glenwood, IA 51534

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Von Tersch, John L.
Omaha World-Herald
7/20/2007

VON TERSCH-John L., age 53 years, Glenwood, IA.

Mass of Christian Burial Saturday 10am Holy Rosary Church. VISITATION Friday 5-7pm with Rosary at 7pm and Wake Service at 7:30pm at Holy Rosary Church in Glenwood, IA. Interment Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Dunlap, IA.

PETERSON MORTUARY
Glenwood, IA 712-527-4805

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Walter, Claire Lenore Rossmann died September 25, 2007

KNOD Radio:
Services for 99-year-old Claire Lenore Rossmann Walter of Elk Horn will be held 10:30 am, Saturday, September 29th, at the Peace United Church of Christ in Walnut. Burial will be at the Layton Township Cemetery in Walnut. Claire Walter died Tuesday, September 25th, 2007 at the Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn. Survivors include 1 son, Jack Rossmann (Marty) of St. Paul, MN; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held 4 to 9 pm, Friday, September 28th with the family visitation from 4 to 6:30 pm, at the Peace United Church of Christ in Walnut. The Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca is in charge of the arrangements.

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www.pauleyjones.com/

Arrangements and Services For
Claire L. (Rossmann) Walter - 99
Who Died On - Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Visitation
Friday, September 28, 2007 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Peace United Church of Christ Walnut, Iowa

Family Greeting Friends
Friday, September 28, 2007 4:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.
Peace United Church of Christ Walnut, Iowa

Funeral Service
Saturday, September 29, 2007 - 10:30 A.M.
Peace United Church of Christ - Walnut, Iowa

Interment
Layton Township Cemetery - Walnut, Iowa
Survivors include her son Jack Rossmann and his wife, Marty, of St. Paul, Minnesota; 3 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren

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Waltz, Vincent died September 8, 2007

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Services for 72-year-old Vincent Waltz of Harlan will be held 10:30 am, Thursday, September 13th, 2007 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Panama. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Panama. Vincent Waltz died Saturday, September 8th, 2007 at the Elm Crest Retirement Community in Harlan. Survivors include his wife, Mary "Do" of Harlan; 3 foster sons, Jeremy Wyatt and John Wyatt, both of Grinnell and Jason Wyatt of Panama; 1 brother, Gerald Waltz (Janice) of Portsmouth. Visitation will be held 3 to 9 pm, Tuesday, September 11th with a rosary service at 7 pm, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan. Visitation will also be held 8 am to 9 pm, Wednesday, September 12th, with a parish vigil service at 7 pm, at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan.

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Pauley Jones Funeral Homes
www.pauleyjones.com

Arrangements and Services For
Vincent Waltz - 72
Who Died On - Saturday, September 8, 2007

Visitation
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 3:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P. M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home Harlan, Iowa

Rosary Service
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 7:00 P.M.

Vigil Service
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 - 7:00 P.M.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Harlan, Iowa

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday, September 13, 2007 - 10:30 A.M.
St. Mary of the Assumption Church - Panama, Iowa

Interment
St. Mary&s Cemetery - Panama, Iowa
He is survived by his wife Mary "Do" Waltz of Harlan, IA; his foster children: Jeremy and John Wyatt of Grinnell, IA and Jason Wyatt of Panama, IA and his brother, Gerald (Janice) Waltz of Portsmouth, IA

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WATKINS, Ronald Leon 22 Mar 1944 - 13 Jul 2007

Ronald Leon Watkins

WATKINS-Ronald Leon, age 62 years, Omaha. Survived by wife, Kathy Watkins; son, Chris Walker; mother, Doris Watkins; sisters, Connie Ashby and Sandy Mace; brother and sister-in-law, Donnie and Barb Watkins; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Dave and Jane Otoupal, Mark and Denise Otoupal; mother-in-law, Rosemary Otoupal; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and lots of good friends.

Services Monday, 11:00 a.m., West Center Chapel with full military honors by Millard American Legion Post 374 and VFW Post 8334.

In lieu of flowrs, memorials to Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center. Visitation from 2:00 p.m. Sunday, with family receiving friends 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the West Center Chapel.
HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER
WEST CENTER CHAPEL
78th & West Center
391-3900

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Wendt, Walter Herman died July 26, 2007

Services for 92-year-old Walter Herman Wendt of Omaha, NE will be held 1:30 pm, Saturday, July 28th, 2007 at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca. Burial will be at the Graceland cemetery in Avoca. Walter Wendt died Thursday, July 26th, 2007 at Omaha Nursing and Rehab. Survivors include 2 sisters, Laura Shepherd of Bellevue, NE and Phyllis Staub of Fountain, MN. Visitation will be held 9:00 am to 1:30 pm, Saturday, July 28th, 2007 at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Avoca.


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Wendt, Walter Herman
Omaha World-Herald
7/27/2007

WENDT-Walter Herman, age 92, Omaha. Preceded in death by parents; 3 brothers. Survived by sisters, Laura Shepherd, Bellevue, NE, Phyllis Staub, Fountain, MN.
VISITATION Saturday 9am-1:30pm with FUNERAL SERVICE at 1:30pm all at Pauley Jones Funeral Home, Avoca, IA. Interment Graceland Cemetery, Avoca, IA.
Pauley Jones Funeral Home
Avoca, IA 712-343-2453

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Arrangements and Services For
Walter Wendt - 92
Who Died On - Thursday, July 26, 2007

Visitation
Saturday, July 28, 2007 - 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Avoca, Iowa

Funeral Service
Saturday, July 28, 2007 - 1:30 PM
Pauley Jones Funeral Home - Avoca, Iowa

Interment
Graceland Cemetery - Avoca, Iowa

Survivors include his sisters Laura Shepherd of Bellevue, NE and Phyllis Staub of Fountain, MN

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Wiese, Leona Marie (Andresen) January 16, 1906 - August 10, 2007

Leona Wiese, Age 101
(January 16, 1906 - August 10, 2007)

Visitation
Monday, August 13, 2007 After 6:00 PM
Ohde Funeral Home
Manilla, Iowa

Funeral Service
Tuesday, August 14, 2007 10:30 AM
United Methodist Church
Irwin, Iowa

Officiating
Pastor Keith Pals

Music
"How Great Thou Art"
"In The Garden"
Congregational Hymns

Casketbearers
Kathleen Goans Lana Cadwell Lanette Sawyer
Craig Thompson Roger Wiese Dan Thompson
Jean Stadtlander Lance Hanson Ron Wiese

Interment
Oak Hill Cemetery
Near Irwin, Iowa

Leona Marie Wiese, daughter of John Henry and Marie Margaretta (Witt) Andresen, was born January 16, 1906, near Irwin, Iowa. She attended Irwin schools and graduated in 1924. Leona was an outstanding basketball player and in honor of her accomplishments she was inducted into the Iowa Girls& Basketball Hall of Fame in 1990.

After high school Leona acquired her teaching certificate in Storm Lake and taught rural school in the Irwin area. On June 26, 1929, Leona was united in marriage with Carl F. Wiese at Denison. Three children were born to this union: Lyla (1930), Ladelle (1932), and Allan (1935). Leona was a dedicated mother, homemaker, and caregiver. In 1948, she was named Homemaker of the Year by the Shelby County Extension. Carl and Leona retired from farming in 1962 and moved in to Irwin. The couple enjoyed and took pride in being responsible for the upkeep of the Irwin park.

Leona was a long time member of the United Methodist Church and UMW. She was instrumental in bringing the Senior Citizens& Center and congregate meals to Irwin and was the first President of the Keenagers& Group. Leona was a charter member of the Jefferson Community Club, Library Club, and Shelby County Historical Society. She also was a member of the Pleasant Valley Club and Shelby County Rural Teacher&s Association. For her many volunteer and humanitarian efforts, Governor Ray presented Leona an Outstanding Senior Citizen Award in 1974. Leona was very active in the Republican party and served as a state delegate in 1964. Leona loved to tend to her flower & vegetable garden, attend auctions & garage sales, enjoyed collections, antiquing, keeping detailed community and family histories in scrapbooks, and most importantly spending time with family camping, fishing, and celebrating holidays.

Leona became a resident of the Manilla Manor on April 8th, 2005 and died there on August 10, 2007, at the age of 101 years, 6 months, and 25 days.

Preceding Leona in death were her parents; husband; children Lyla Thompson and Allan Wiese; infant great-grandson Joseph Goans; granddaughter-in-law Kristin Wiese; and siblings Lester Andresen, Velma Knudson and Maureen Barten.

Leona is survived by daughter Ladelle and husband Orlando Hanson of Manilla; son-in-law Allan Thompson; daughter-in-law Theda Wiese; nine grandchildren: Kathleen Goans; Lanette Sawyer; Craig Thompson and wife Diane; Dan Thompson; Lana and husband Leonard Cadwell; Lance Hanson and wife Jamie; Roger Wiese and wife Chris; Jean and husband Todd Stadtlander; and Ron Wiese; 18 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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WILDS, Donald Eugene died August 3, 2007

DONALD EUGENE WILDS, 74, of Earling (formerly of Shelby) died Friday, August 3rd, 2007 at the Little Flower Haven Nursing Home & Rehab Center in Earling. The body has been cremated, there will be no services. Rieken-Vieth Funeral Home in Oakland has the arrangements.

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Wilwerding, Larry A June 8, 1940 - July 19, 2007

Wilwerding, Larry A.
The Daily Nonpareil
7/22/2007

Larry A. Wilwerding, age 67, passed away July 19, 2007.

He was born in Earling, Iowa, on June 8, 1940, to Tony and Ella (Gross) Wilwerding. Larry graduated from St. Joseph High School in Earling and served in the Army National Guard. Larry worked for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad for 35 years and the Union Pacific Railroad for 5 years retiring in 2002, as a car foreman. Larry was a member of St. Peters Church and had formerly served on the board of directors of the Chicago Northwestern Railroad Credit Union.

Larry and wife, Gladys Arkfeld, were married on August 27, 1960, and to this marriage 4 children were born, daughters, Kim Larsen and husband, Tom of Council Bluffs, Kelly Gardner and husband, Mark of Bellevue, Neb.; sons, Craig and wife, Ellen of Atlanta, Ga., Curt and wife, Jean of Glenwood, Iowa.

He is also survived by 8 grandchildren; sister, Mae Van Maren and husband, Bob of Kansas City; brothers, Ron and wife, Pauline of Omaha, Gail and wife, Ruth of Davenport, Iowa, many nieces and nephews.

Larry is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jack; sister, Jean Smith and son-in-law, Roger Wegner.

Rosary recitation Sunday 4:00pm with visitation to follow until 6:00pm at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial, Monday 11:00 a.m. at St. Peters Church, Father Chuck Kottas, Celebrant. Interment St.Joseph Cemetery with luncheon to follow back at church.

Family suggest memorials to Parkinson's Disease.
Cutler-O'Neill
Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home
545 Willow Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA
322-7779

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Wilwerding, Larry A.
Omaha World-Herald
7/21/2007 & 7/22/2007

WILWERDING-Larry A., age 67. Retired from U.P.R.R. and had worked 35 years for Chicago Northwestern Railroad. Preceded in death by parents Tony and Ella (Gross); brother Jack; sister Jean Smith; son-in-law Roger M. Wegner. Survived by wife of 46 years Gladys (Arkfeld); daughters Kim Larsen and husband Tom, Co. Bluffs, Kelly Gardner and husband Mark, Bellevue, NE; sons Craig and wife Ellen of Atlanta, GA, Curt and wife Jean of Glenwood, IA; 8 grandchildren; sister Mae Van Maren and husband Bob of Kansas City; brothers Ron and wife Pauline of Omaha, Gail and wife Ruth of Davenport, IA; many nieces and nephews.
Rosary recitation Sunday 4:00pm with visitation to follow until 6:00pm at Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 11:00am St. Peters Church Co.Bluffs. Father Chuck Kottas celebrant. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Family suggest memorials to Parkinsons Disease.


CUTLER-O'NEILL-MEYER-WOODRING
Funeral Home
545 Willow Ave. 322-7779

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Young, Lydia J. K. (Eriksen) Axelsen March 17, 1907 - July 12, 2007

Young, Lydia J. K. (Eriksen) Axelsen
March 17, 1907 - July 12, 2007
The Daily Nonpareil
7/14/2007.

Lydia J. K. Young (Axelsen) "Aunt Lou", age 100, entered eternal life on July 12, 2007.

She was born March 17, 1907, in Neola, Iowa, to Elias and Johanne Eriksen. Lydia moved to Council Bluffs in 1943 and with husband Gustav Axelsen operated the Axelsen Danish Bakery for 26 years. Gus passed away in 1975. She later married Lester Young who preceded her in death in 1983.

Aunt Lou was a faithful member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church and served many hours volunteering her time.

She is also preceded in death by her sister, Esther Christiansen; and brothers Henry and Clarence Ericksen.

Survivors include sister-in-law, Bernice Ericksen; nieces, Mrs. Ralph (Wanda) Peterson, Mrs. Herb (Sharon) Anderson, Renee Rodenburg, and Cynthia Paxton; nephews, Gene Christiansen (Karon), Gerald Christiansen (Joy), Gail Christiansen, Ronald Ericksen; friend, Dorothy Schroder and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation Sunday with prayer service at 5:00 p.m. followed by visitation until 7:00 p.m. at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home. Funeral service Monday 10:00 a.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church. Interment Cedar Lawn Cemetery with luncheon back at church.
Memorials to American Heart and American Cancer Society.

Cutler-O'Neill
Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home
545 Willow Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA
322-7779

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