Saturday, April 4, 1998
James C. Felton
James C. "Jim" Felton, 79, of Snohomish, Wash., formerly of Sioux City and Hinton, Iowa, died Sunday, March 29, 1998, at a Snohomish medical center.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Cypress Lawn Mausoleum in Snohomish. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the Solie Funeral Home in Everett, Wash.
Mr. Felton was born Dec. 28, 1918, in South Dakota. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
He married Vernice Richards, who was from Hinton, Iowa. The couple lived in Illinois for a while and returned to Hinton, where they owned the Cottage Cafe from 1959 to 1961. He was also employed with Interurban Trucking Company in Sioux City. They moved to Snohomish County, Wash., where they lived for 30 years and worked as a couple in hotel and motel management.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Joy Dufford, Joyce Dahlman and Donna Lott; two sons, Jim and Leland Felton; and 15 grandchildren.
Memorials may be directed to the Veterans Hospital in Seattle, Wash.
Pauline D. Luebben
Pauline D. Luebben, 83, of rural South Sioux City died Wednesday April 1, 1998, at a Sioux City hospital after a brief illness.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dale Jirousek officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday with the family present after 6:30 p.m. at Becker-Hunt Funeral Home.
Mrs. Luebben was born May 29, 1914, in Sioux City, the daughter of Warren and Charlotte (Cain) Wilcox. She married George Sohn Dec. 5, 1930. He died May 27, 1974. She then married Orville Luebben Sept. 7, 1977, in Leigh Neb. He died Jan. 13, 1993, in South Sioux City.
She was a member of First Lutheran Church and the Happy Days Card Club. She enjoyed golfing and was an avid Nebraska Huskers fan.
Survivors include a daughter, Charelene and her husband, Bill Stone, of South Sioux City; two grandchildren, Paula Duggan and Darrell Stone; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Leo "Pat" Engel, Doug Garwood, Doug Goddard, Darron Johnson, Tom Leitschuck and Steve Jensen.
Pinnie S. Church
Pinnie S. Church 28, of South Sioux City died Wednesday at Thayer County Health Center in Hebron, Neb.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Becker-Hunt Funeral Home. Burial will be in Graceland Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 to 8:30 p.m. with the family present after 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Dexter N. Nygaard
Dexter N. Nygaard, 83, of South Sioux City died Wednesday at the Regency Square Care Center in South Sioux City. The body was cremated. There will be no visitation or services. Anderson-Perasso Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Irving E. Rhymer
Irving E. Rhymer, 89, of Sioux City died Friday at his residence.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Joyce V. Williams
Joyce V. Williams, 73, of Sioux City died Thursday at a Sioux City hospital after a long illness.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Burial will be in Logan Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Henry Sterling, 88, formerly of Sioux City and Omaha, Neb., died Monday March 30, 1998, in Honolulu.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday April 5, 1998, at Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel with spiritual leader James Sherman officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
Mr. Sterling was born Oct. 28, 1909, in Sioux City, the son of Louis and Ruth (Friedman) Sterling. He married Mildred Sirken in New York City. She died May 18, 1991.
He attended Creighton University in Omaha and was employed as a commissary manager for Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fla. before his retirement.
Survivors include a son, Dr. Alan Sterling of Akron, Ohio; a daughter, Judith Lee Sterling of Honolulu; four grandchildren; and a sister, Sarah Nogg of Omaha.
He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
WOODBINE, Iowa - Thelma Dunkeson, 67, of Woodbine died Thursday April 2, 1998, at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine with Elder Francis Harper officiating. Burial will be in Woodbine Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Monday with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Dunkeson was born Oct. 4, 1930, near Moorhead, Iowa, the daughter of George and Hilda (Peterson) Vandivort. She graduated from Moorhead High School. She married Francis "Badge" Dunkeson on Feb. 21, 1950, in Onawa, Iowa. The couple farmed near Woodbine from 1958 until 1993 when they moved into town. They took care of the White Floral Gardens in Woodbine for the past three years.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters and their husbands, Pam and Fred Corwin of Council Bluffs, and Barb and Charlie Johnsen of Woodbine; a son, Rick and his wife, April, of Sioux City; six grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; her father; two sisters and their husbands, Doratt and Paul Baker of Panhandle, Texas, and Roberta and Don Baker of Ashland, Neb.; and a brother and his wife, George and Carol Vandivort of Mapleton, Iowa.
Burdette J. Brundage
PRIMGHAR, Iowa - Burdette J. "B.J." Brundage, 78, of Primghar died Thursday, April 2, 1998, at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, Mo.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Church of Christ in Primghar with Beryl Hicks officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home in Primghar.
Mr. Brundage was born June 2, 1919, in Primghar. A lifelong resident of Primghar, he owned and operated Burdette's Market for 20 years and was a mail carrier for 19 years. He also worked for the City of Primghar for seven years prior to his retirement.
He was a member of Church of Christ, serving as church treasurer for 19 years and was also a member of Rising Star Masonic Lodge of Primghar.
Survivors include his wife, Myrle; two daughters and their husbands, Brenda J. and Maurice Cummings of Kearney, Mo., and Wanda J. and Randy Reed of Fort Collins, Colo.; three grandchildren, Brendon T. Cummings, Morgen L. Reed and Willian Cody Reed; a sister and her husband, Marie and Wilfred Postel of Gilbert, Iowa; a nephew; two nieces; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Carrie E. Maryott
DECATUR, Neb. - Carrie Etta Maryott, 94, of Decatur died Friday April 3, 1998, at Elmwood Care Center in Onawa, Iowa.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church in Decatur with the Rev. Judith Clark Wharton officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Monday at the church. Hamel-Peck-Pelan Funeral Home of Tekamah, Neb. is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry and Jack and his wife, Jacqueline, all of Decatur; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George L.; a daughter, Mary Janet Farrens; two brothers, Milford Caldon and Don Worley, Sr.; a sister Magle Farrens; and an infant grandson, Jerry Burt Maryott.
Memorials may be directed to the Decatur Fire and Rescue Squad.
Andrew F. Kryger
VERMILLION, S.D. - Andrew F. Kryger, 85, of Hawarden, Iowa, formerly of Vermillion, died Wednesday April 1, 1998, at the Hass Hillcrest Nursing Home in Hawarden.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion, S.D. Burial will be in St. Johns Catholic Cemetery at Lesterville, S.D. Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. today until service time at the church. Hansen Funeral Home of Vermillion is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Kryger was born June 8, 1912, in Vermillion, the son of John and Daisy (Pond) Kryger. He attended the Vermillion schools and worked for many years as a farmer for Morse's Market in Vermillion. He married Beatrice Kutilek in 1940. She died in 1948. He retired in 1970, as a groundskeeper for the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. He married Mary Kutilek on Feb. 14, 1972. She died in 1987. He was a member of the Eagles in Vermillion.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen and her husband, Jim Liston, of Midlothian, Texas, and Mary Kay Finch of Hawarden, Iowa; a stepson, Leonard Posusta of Georgia; a brother Bill of Dakota City; two sisters, Violet Feouto of Hawarden and Clarenda Howey of Sioux Falls, S.D.; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Jamie L. McKibbin
KINGSLEY, Iowa - Jamie L. McKibbin, 21, of Sioux Falls, S.D., died of cancer Thursday at her residence.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Kingsley United Methodist Church in Kingsley. Burial will be in Lincoln Township Cemetery in rural Hinton, Iowa. There will be no visitation.
Willie R. Odom
ONAWA, Iowa - Willie R. Odom, 80, of Trenton, Ohio, formerly of Onawa, died Tuesday at Middletown Regional Hospital in Middletown, Ohio.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Onawa Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Pearson Funeral Home of Onawa is in charge of the arrangements.
Dorothy E. Queen
SOLDIER, Iowa - Dorothy E. Queen, 90, of Soldier died Wednesday at Pleasant View Care Center in Whiting, Iowa.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Christian Church in Onawa, Iowa. Burial will be in Onawa Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 4 p.m. Sunday at Pearson Funeral Home in Onawa.