Tuesday, August 25, 1998
Daniel L. McCormick
Daniel L. McCormick, 74, formerly of Sioux City, died Friday, Aug. 21, 1998, in Chicago following a lengthy illness.
Arrangements were under the direction of Benson-Park Funeral Home in Chicago.
Mr. McCormick was born Feb. 24, 1924, in Sioux City, the son of William A. and Virginia (Leveiller) McCormick.
He was employed with Swift and Co. and KSJC Radio station before moving to Chicago in the early 1950s. In Chicago, he was employed with the Drake Hotel until retiring.
Survivors include a sister, Frances Brennan of Sioux City; four nephews, Patrick and Michael McCormick, both of Sioux City, John McCormick of Phoenix, Ariz., and James McCormick of Casselberry, Fla.; and two nieces, Kathleen Shaw of Columbia, S.C., and Virginia Antonette of New Hartford, N.Y.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Lawrence McCormick; and a sister, Lauretta Durst.
John Jorstadt Sr.
John Roger Jorstadt Sr., 67, of Ames, Iowa, formerly of Sioux City, died of a stroke Tuesday, Aug. 18, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Graceland Park Cemetery, Sioux City. Visitation will be 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel.
Margaret A. Fouts
Margaret A. Fouts, 86, of South Sioux City died Monday at a Sioux City hospital.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Dakota City Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Becker-Hunt Funeral Home.
Marie L. Heath
Marie L. Heath, 92, of Sioux Falls, S.D., formerly of North Sioux City, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998, at the Good Samaritan Center in Sioux Falls.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Riverside United Methodist Church in Sioux City, with the Rev. Merrill G. Muller officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. today, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., at Christy, Smith and Hockenberry Funeral Home.
Mrs. Heath was born March 29, 1906, in Anthon, Iowa, the daughter of Fred and Lillie (Fixel) Coyler. She was raised in the Anthon area and lived in the Springfield, S.D., area for a while.
She married Harvey E. Heath on Aug. 28, 1924, in Sioux City. She helped him in the operation of their service station. He died Nov. 14, 1986, in Sioux City.
She had lived in Sioux City and North Sioux City the majority of her life. She moved to Sioux Falls in 1996.
Mrs. Heath was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church. She enjoyed flowers and crafts.
Survivors include a son, Edward Coyler Sr. of Sergeant Bluff; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Archie Heath.
Dena (Baron) Schlesinger, 84, of Atlanta, Ga., formerly of Sioux City, died Wednesday, July 22, 1998.
Memorial services were held Aug. 10, in Atlanta.
Mrs. Schlesinger was born October 1913 in Sioux City, the daughter of Bernard and Annie (Blum) Baron. She graduated from Central High School and the University of Iowa.
She was a member of The Temple and served as a volunteer with House Mate Match and the Jewish Home, all in Atlanta.
Memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society.
Jesse and Jason Wilson
Jesse Donovan and Jason Wesley Wilson, twin sons of Jewelie Wilson of Sioux City, were stillborn Friday at a Sioux City hospital.
Graveside services will be at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in McCook Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Berkemier Funeral Home.
Sarah J. Schrank-Heath, 51, of Sioux City died Monday, Aug. 24, 1998, at a Sioux City hospital following a sudden illness.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Christy, Smith and Hockenberry Funeral Home, with Chaplain Shelley Aakre, chaplain at St. Luke's Health Center, officiating. Burial will be in Danbury Cemetery, Danbury, Iowa. Visitation will be 3 to 8:30 p.m. today, with the family present 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the funeral home.
Mrs. Schrank-Heath was born Nov. 9, 1946, in Battle Creek, Iowa, the daughter of Leo and Helen (Kemp) Schrank.
She was raised and attended school in Danbury, graduating from Maple Valley High School. She then moved to Sioux City and attended Western Iowa Tech Community College, where she received her degree as an executive secretary.
She married Michael A. Heath on May 13, 1989, in Sioux City.
She was employed with the Belle of Sioux City in the downtown office.
She was a volunteer at Immaculate Conception Catholic School and coached T-ball for the Mornigside T-shirt League for several years. She enjoyed gardening and canning.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters and their husbands, Melissa and Mark Soule of Bronson, Iowa, and Shelli and Jerry Dawdy of Elk Point, S.D.; two sons, Louie Hinrickson III of Lawton, Iowa, and Chad Hinrickson and his wife, Chris, of Hornick, Iowa; her mother, of Danbury; a brother, Rollie Schrank and his friend, Nancy, of Danbury; three sisters, Ruth Schrank of Sioux City, Robin and her husband, Tim Welte, of Danbury and RoAnn Leinbaugh of Lee's Summit, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Pallbearers will be Denny Mills, Michael Means, John Lamoreux, Nick Welte and Terry and Gerry Schrank.
William E. Hegstrom
William E. Hegstrom, 67, formerly of Sioux City died Monday in Broken Arrow, Okla.
Graveside services will be at 9 a.m. Thursday in Graceland Park Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Berkemier Funeral Home.
Henry Lee Minton, 64, of Superior, Iowa, formerly of Sioux City, died Sunday; Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Martin Sawin, 55, of Seattle, Wash., died Wednesday; Christy, Smith and Hockenberry Funeral Home of Sioux City.
Robert "Kenny" Moor
Robert "Kenny" Moor, 85, of Sioux City died Monday; Christy, Smith and Hockenberry Funeral Home.
Frieda L. Zwemke
HOLSTEIN, Iowa - Frieda L. Zwemke, 101, of Holstein died Sunday at the Holstein Good Samaritan Center in Holstein.
Services will be held at a later date. The body will be cremated and burial will be in Spokane, Wash., at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Christy, Smith and Hockenberry Funeral Home in Sioux City.
LAUREL, Neb. - Jim Sanders, 38, of Laurel died Sunday of injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Belden, Neb.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Laurel. Burial will be in Laurel City Cemetery. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Schumacher Funeral Home in Laurel. There will be a vigil service at 7:30 p.m. today at the church.
AURELIA, Iowa - Conrad Melvin Johnson, 77, of Aurelia died Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998, at Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee, Iowa.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, with the family present 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Wharton-Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia.
Mr. Johnson was born Feb. 26, 1921, in Aurelia, the son of Carl Julius "C.J." and Hulda Regina (Gustafson) Johnson. He graduated from Aurelia High School in 1938.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
He married Dorothy Rose Evans on Dec. 19, 1945,in Cherokee. She died Nov. 24, 1994.
He was employed as a banker for 43 years with First Trust and Savings Bank in Aurelia, retirng in November 1981.
He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and American Legion Grashoff-McManus Post 390 and a charter member of Aurelia Kwanis Club. He served on the board of directors with Sunset Knoll Retirement Home, the Aurelia Municipal Electric board, People's Telephone board, Aurelia City Council and Aurelia Commerical Club. He enjoyed golfing and bowling.
Survivors include two daughters, Candi Johnson of Rochester, Minn., and Debbie and her husband, Bruce Banister, of Independance, Mo.; a grandson, Scott Banister; a sister and her husband, Ruth and Loren Anderson of Cherokee; and a special friend, Dorothy Murray of Cherokee.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Carl Marvin.
Memorials may be directed to Sioux Valley Hospice Program in Cherokee, American Cancer Society or Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Sally A. Eppinga
ROCK VALLEY, Iowa - Sally Ann Eppinga, 54, of Rock Valley died Monday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Porter Funeral Home in Rock Valley. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, with the family present 7 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
WAYNE, Neb. - Eva Larson, 95, of Wayne died Monday at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Evangelical Free Church in Concord, Neb. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Bressler-Humlicek Funeral Home in Wakefield, Neb.
Alan R. Peterson
WALL LAKE, Iowa - Alan R. "Buck" Peterson, 72, of Templeton, Iowa, formerly of Wall Lake, died Sunday at St. Anthony's Regional Hospital in Carroll, Iowa.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at United Methodist Church in Odebolt, Iowa. Burial will be in Cory Grove Cemetery, rural Sac City, Iowa, with military rites conducted by American Legion Chalon Post 262 of Wall Lake. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today at Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City.
Lucille M. Chesley
SUTHERLAND, Iowa - Lucille Marie Chesley, 71, of Fonda, Iowa, formerly of Sutherland, died Sunday at Fonda Care Center.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Waterman Cemetery, Sutherland. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday, with the family present 9 to 9:45 a.m., at Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland.
Florence E. Johndreau
LAWTON, Iowa - Florence E. Johndreau, 84, of Lawton died Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998, at a Sioux City hospital following a brief illness.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Community Presbyterian Church in Lawton, with Dr. Robert E. Peters of Zephyr Cove, Nev., officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Park Cemetery, Sioux City. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, with the family present 6:30 to 9 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at Christy, Smith and Hockenberry Funeral Home.
Mrs. Johndreau was born Nov. 14, 1913, in Sioux City, the daughter of John Freeman and Bertha (Bartlow) Graves. She had lived in various towns in Woodbury County, graduating from Hawarden (Iowa) High School.
She married Arthur "Sonny" Johndreau on Sept. 3, 1939, in Kimball, Neb. The couple farmed in the Bronson, Iowa, area. He died Aug. 7, 1997, in Sioux City.
She was a member of Community Presbyterian Church, Farm Bureau, the Ladies Aide and Presbyterian Women's Club.
Survivors include a son and his wife, Gehrig and Julie of Lawton; a daughter and her husband, Carol and Stan Sikora of Springfield, Va.; and four grandchildren, Ryan and Kimberly Sikora and Amy and Jonathan Johndreau.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Alida, Ella and Mona, and four brothers, Mike, Herbert, John and Howard.
PAULLINA, Iowa - Elwin "Bub" Wright, 63, of Paullina, formerly of Correctionville, Iowa, died Monday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Barker Funeral Home in Correctionville. Burial will be in Correctionville Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
James R. Grant
VERMILLION, S.D. - James R. Grant, 63, of Vermillion died Monday from complications of cancer at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Vermillion. Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion. There will be a wake service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Mary J. Havlik
SUTHERLAND, Iowa - Mary Jane Havlik, 70, of Sutherland died Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998, from complications of cancer at the Baum-Harmon Hospital in Primghar, Iowa.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home in Paullina, Iowa, with the Rev. Jani Dahlin officiating. Burial will be in Waterman Cemetery, Sutherland. There will be no visitation.
Mrs. Havlik was born April 12, 1928, in Cylinder, Iowa, the daughter of Fred and Ada (Hovey) Streit. She attended school in Pocahontas, Iowa, graduating from Pocahontas High School in 1946.
She married Stanley Havlik on Jan. 9, 1949, in Pocahontas. The couple farmed in the Pocahontas area, until moving to Sutherland in 1958. They owned and operated a feed business in Sutherland. He died Sept. 23, 1968, in Sutherland.
She then was employed at Millies Rest Home and was the Sutherland Courier correspondent with "Around the Town with Mary Jane Havlik."
She was a member of United Methodist Church and American Legion Auxiliary, both in Sutherland. She enjoyed crocheting, baking and collecting elephant figures.
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Theresa and Gregory Boyd of Sioux City; three sons and their wives, Michael and Sujie of Corona, Calif., Kim and Karen of Sanborn, Iowa, and Preston and Shelley of Bloomington, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her special companion, Donald Nelson of Sutherland; and two brothers and their wives, William and Joy Streit of Lynn Haven, Fla., and Roy and Maxine Streit of Prattville, Ala.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Melanie; her parents; and three brothers, her twin John, Lowell and George.
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa - Aafka Ohling, 88 of Rock Rapids and Ellsworth, Minn., died Sunday at Luverne Community Hospital in Luverne, Minn.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Bethel Reformed Church, rural Ellsworth. Burial will be in Bethel Reformed Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Roste Funeral Home in Rock Rapids.
Cornelia Vander Stelt
MAURICE, Iowa - Cornelia Vander Stelt, 91, of Maurice died Monday, Aug. 24, 1998, at Pleasant Acres Nursing Home in Hull, Iowa.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Reformed Church in Maurice, with the Rev. Wayne Sneller and Steve McNary officiating. Burial will be in Sherman Township Cemetery. Visitation will be 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Mrs. Vander Stelt was born Dec. 14, 1906, in the Netherlands, the daughter of Gerrit and Dora (Slawenhouk) Van Donkelaar.
She married John Vander Stelt on Jan. 14, 1925, in Orange City, Iowa. She assisted with the family upholstery business. He died Jan. 13, 1972.
She was a member of First Reformed Church and the Maurice Booster Club. She enjoyed baking and crocheting.
Survivors include three sons and their wives, Cornie and Dorothy of Sioux Center, Gerrit and Tracy of Lynden, Wash., and John Jr. and Wilma of Maurice; three daughters and their husbands, Jo and Gerrit Hielkema of Sibley, Iowa, and Dorothy and Duane Van Der Weide and Betty and Rod Van Der Weide, all of Maurice; 22 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Herman Van Donkelaar of Hull.
She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, a great-grandchild and two sisters.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Brink, Gary Hielkema, Gary and John E. Vander Stelt and Jeff and Scott Van Der Weide.