Friday, August 28, 1998
Dudley D. Dudgeon
Dudley D. Dudgeon, 80, of Sioux City died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1998, at a Sioux City hospital following a brief illness.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. Merrill G. Muller officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Dudgeon was born Aug. 31, 1917, in Serena, Ill., the son of Everett Israel and Mary (Phillips) Dudgeon.
He married Lauris M. Collins on July 27, 1955, in Canton, S.D. He had lived in Sioux City most of his life. He was employed as a diesel mechanic for various construction companies for many years. For the last 20 years, he did restoration work on antique autos for Irving Jensen. He retired in 1991.
Survivors include two sons, William of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Everett of Marseilles, Ill.; two daughters, Marlene Nichols of West Des Moines and Coletta Banks of Akron, Iowa; a sister, Norma Mathes of Marseilles; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth; and a great-grandson.
Henry Minton Jr.
Henry Lee Minton Jr., 64, of Superior, Iowa, formerly of Sioux City, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998, at a Sioux Falls, S.D., hospital following a lenghty illness.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. Shelley Aakre, chaplain at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center officiating. There will be a military flag presentation conducted by the Siouxland Detachment of the Marine Corps League at the funeral home. There will be no vistation.
Mr. Minton was born Aug. 4, 1934, in Walthill, Neb., the son of Henry and Leona (Wyatt) Minton. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Korea.
He married Linda R. James on April 25, 1992, in Sioux City. He was employed in construction in Sioux City for 25 years.
He was a blood donor with the Siouxland Blood Bank, where he was a four gallon donor. He enjoyed fishing, reading and bird watching.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Jeff of Superior; three daughters, Pam and her husband, Alan Fischer, of Indian Rocks, Fla., Candy of Veronia, Ore., and Kitty of Spirit Lake, Iowa; a brother and his wife, Garry and Kris of Lesterville, S.D.; four sisters, Marguerite Rainey and Tracy and her husband, George Rosenbaum, all of Sioux City, Carmen and her husband, Clayton Connery, of Denver, and Cathy Olson of Dallas, Texas; 11 grandchildren, Amber, Kevin, Lori, Ben, Alley, Doug, Ericka, Devin, Hannah, Nick and Kris; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dennis.
Donald Patton executive dies
Donald Patton, 76, of Villisca, Iowa, formerly of Sioux City, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1998, in Omaha, Neb.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Advent Christian Church in Villisca, with the Rev. Nolan Leavitt officiating. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Wolff Funeral Home in Villisca.
Mr. Patton was born May 6, 1922, in Villisca, the son of Lewis and Louisa (Frist) Patton. He graduated from Villisca High School in 1940. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945, with Company F, 34th Division in the European Theater during the planning of the D-Day Invasion.
He married Donna Hilleary on March 20, 1942, in Crown Point, Ind. She died April 25, 1995. He had lived in numerous towns in southwest Iowa, moving to Sioux City in 1973.
He was employed with several newspapers in western Iowa. He was employed with Western Iowa Tech Community College in public relations, beginning in 1973. In 1976, he was employed with the Sioux City Journal as an advertising executive, retiring in 1985.
He was a member of Advent Christian Church, where he served as treasurer, worship leader and Sunday School teacher. He was active in Veterans of Foreign Wars, where he was a past commander and chaplin, American Legion and Lions Club.
Survivors include two sons and their wives, Douglas and Pamela of Bellevue, Neb., and David and Linda of Jefferson City, Mo.; two daughters and their husbands, Deborah and Larry Snyder of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Diane and Scott Frick of Sioux City; five grandchildren, Chris and Gabriel Patton, Jeremy Snyder, Andrea Smith and Sarah Webb; two sisters-in-law, Opal Hayes of Sioux City and Wanda Williamson of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Clara and Rosie.
Pallbearers will be Christopher and Gabriel Patton, Jeremy Snyder, Albert Baker, Dana Neal and Tom Focht.
Memorials may be directed to Don and Donna Patton Medical Scholarship to be awarded to Villisca High School graduates.
LeRoy F. French
LeRoy F. "Frenchy" French, 69, of Grinnell, Iowa, formerly of Sioux City, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1998, at his residence.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Christy, Smith and Hockenberry Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul-Louis Arts of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 9 p.m. today, with the family present 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.
Mr. French was born Jan. 13, 1929, in Sioux City, the son of Benjamin F. and Elizabeth (Hilgers) French. He attended St. Boniface School and Trinity High School.
He married Marlene Wendt on March 29, 1952. He then married Ila Miller on Feb. 14, 1963.
He lived in Sioux City until 1979, when he moved to Le Mars, Iowa, then to Nevada, Iowa, Oskaloosa, Iowa and then to Grinnell. He was employed with Cudahey Packing in Sioux City, Miller Liquor in North Sioux City and Bekins Furniture. He managed the Eagles Club in Le Mars and Grinnell and managed country clubs in Nevada and Oskaloosa.
He was a member and past president of Sioux City Eagles Club Arie 77 in 1973 and 1974. He was a member of Grinnell Eagles Club Arie 245. He was a past state president of the Iowa Eagles Clubs in 1986 and 1987.
Survivors include two sons, Gregg L. and his wife, Alma, of Las Vegas and Perry R. of Nags Head, N.C.; two granddaughters, Danielle French and Crystal Case; three stepdaughters, Sandy Miller and Sherry Widner, both of South Sioux City and Chris Sandau of Council Bluffs, Iowa; and a stepson and his wife, Rick and Rita Miller of South Sioux City.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Strand, Clayton McLagan, Larry Ellis, Lou Zediker, Luther Lange and Chuck Burnham.
Memorials may be directed to Iowa Eagles Cancer Fund.
Dorothy A. Lenzen
Dorothy A. Lenzen, 88, of Sioux City died Wednesday; Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Earl H. Sargent
AKRON, Iowa - Earl H. Sargent, 93, of Remsen, Iowa, formerly of Akron and Le Mars, Iowa, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at the Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Remsen following a lengthy illness.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron, with the Rev. Justin May pastor of First Church of Christ in Akron officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. today, with the family present 7 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Mr. Sargent was born July 10, 1905, in Richland, S.D., the son of Herbert and Nellie (Butcher) Sargent.
He married Bessie Philips on Feb. 17, 1926, in Adaville, Iowa. She died May 30, 1967. He farmed in the Akron area until 1968. He then moved to Le Mars and married Edna Lempke in 1968.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars.
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Kathleen and Jack Port of Le Mars; five grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Robert; his second wife; and a sister, Dorothy Seward.
Pallbearers will be Richard and Jason Philips, Bill Gant, Stanis Chicoine, Merlin Brown and Bruce Smith.
Stanley W. Stough
EARLY, Iowa - Stanley W. Stough, 86, of Early died Tuesday at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Early. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:30 p.m. today, with a vigil service at 7:30 p.m., at Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City, Iowa.
SALIX, Iowa - Francis "Sid" Hartman, 77, of Chute Lake, Wis., formerly of Salix, died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998, at a Green Bay, Wis., hospital.
Services were held Saturday, Aug. 22, at St. Michael's Catholic Chapel in Chute Lake, Wis. Burial was in Sloan Cemetery, Sloan, Iowa. Arrangements were under the direction of Gruetzmacher Funeral Home of Suring, Wis.
Mr. Hartman was born Jan. 26, 1921, in Salix, the son of Frank and Catherine (Joyce) Hartman. He served in the U.S. Navy as a chief navel officer in World War II. He retired from the Navy in 1960.
He married Janet Davis in 1944. The couple farmed in Salix. She died in 1980. He moved to Chute Lake in 1982.
He was a member of Mountain Veterans of Foreign Wars and St. Michael's Catholic Chapel.
Survivors include a brother and his wife, Patrick and Ethel of Muskegon, Mich.; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Clark of Red Oak, Iowa; and five nieces, Mary Catherine and her husband, Roger Westover, Patricia Burkhart, Theresa Limbrick, Suzanne Colter and Janette and her husband, Barney Sutherland.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Lavelle, Terrance and Joseph; and a sister, Amelia.
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa - Jacob Harskamp, 93, of Sioux Center died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1998, at the Sioux Center Community Health Center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home in Sioux Center, with the Rev. John Den Hoed officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, with the family present 7 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Mr. Harskamp was born Sept. 3, 1904, in Barneveld, The Netherlands, the son of Jan and Alyda (Rozendaal) Harskamp.
He married Bessie Bleyenberg on Aug. 17, 1926. The couple farmed near Ireton, Iowa, before moving to Sioux Center. They moved into town in 1954. He was employed as a carpenter. They were janitors at the church for many years. She died Dec. 25, 1997.
He was a member of Netherlands Reformed Church.
Survivors include a son and his wife, Don and Patricia of Storm Lake, Iowa; a daughter and her husband, Marge and Bud Lems of Inwood, Iowa; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Harskamp of Sioux Center; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; a sister and her husband, Alyda and Henry Vande Vegte of Sioux Center; and three sisters-in-law, Marie, Hermina and Agnes Harskamp, all of Sioux Center.
He was preceded in death by a son, John, two great-grandsons, six brothers and five sisters.
Pallbearers will be Douglas and Daniel Harskamp, Andrew and Paul Van Kekerix, Dale Lems and Gene Vander Weide.
CREIGHTON, Neb. - Mamie Veenker, 84, of South Sioux City, formerly of the Creighton area, died Wednesday at the Regency Care Center in South Sioux City.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Ludger Catholic Church in Creighton. Burial will be in St. Ludger Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with a wake service at 7:30 p.m., at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton.
DENISON, Iowa - Milroy Hottendorf, 70, of Denison died Wednesday at St. Joseph Hospital in Omaha, Neb.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Huebner Funeral Home in Denison. Burial will be in Dow City Cemetery, Dow City, Iowa. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.
ONAWA, Iowa - Evelyn Mae Troth McNutt, 91, of Onawa died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1998, at the Elmwood Care Centre in Onawa.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pearson Funeral Chapel in Onawa. Burial will be in Kennebec Cemetery, Castana, Iowa. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the funeral chapel.
Mrs. McNutt was born Feb. 7, 1907, in Whiting, Iowa, the daughter of Bert and Ada (Rhodes) Horner. She attended area schools.
She married Warren Troth on Sept. 15, 1924, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He died May 15, 1973, in Onawa. She was a homemaker and had been employed as a waitress in restaurants. She worked in a nursing home briefly and was a domestic housekeeper.
She then married Athol McNutt on April 19, 1977, in Deloit, Iowa. He died July 20, 1982, in Onawa. She had been a resident of Center Heights in Onawa, before entering Elmwood Care Centre.
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Audrey and Gayle Sisson of Goldfield, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Frank Horner of Riverbank, Calif.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley; a great-grandson; and three brothers, Earl, Bruce and Arthell.
Everett H. Boone
ORANGE CITY, Iowa - Everett H. Boone, 82, of Orange City died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at a Sioux City hospital.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Newkirk Reformed Church, rural Hospers, Iowa, with the Rev. Dennis Hietbrink officiating. Burial will be in Newkirk Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today, with the family present 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.
Mr. Boone was born April 29, 1916, in rural Sheldon, Iowa, the son of Henry and Anna (Langstraat) Boone. He was raised in Newkirk.
He married Annetta B. Slothouber on June 10, 1941, in Middleburg, Iowa. The couple farmed in Newkirk until 1981, when they retired into Orange City.
He was a member of Newkirk Reformed Church, where he attended Sunday School, and Men's Brotherhood. He enjoyed gardening and bicycling.
Survivors include his wife; a son and his wife, Harlan and Shelley of George, Iowa; four daughters, Janice and her husband, Ed Harskamp, of Sibley, Iowa, Karen and her husband, Ron Zylstra, of Inwood, Iowa, Linda Ryan of Spencer, Iowa, and Pamela and her husband, Stanley Bolender of Moville, Iowa. 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a sister and her husband, Tena and Roy Vos of Slayton, Minn.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter and a brother, Cornelius.
CHARTER OAK, Iowa - Merlin Overhue, 79, of Charter Oak died Wednesday at Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton, Iowa.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church in Charter Oak. Burial will be in Morgan Cemetery, Schleswig, Iowa. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at the Huebner Funeral Home in Charter Oak.
Glenn G. Miltenberger
SLOAN, Iowa - Glenn G. Miltenberger, 62, of Sloan died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at a Sioux City hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at United Congregational Church in Sloan. Burial will be in Sloan Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of Wood Funeral Home in Sloan.
Mr. Miltenberger was born May 25, 1936, in Whiting, Iowa, the son of Ray and Winifred (Yarnall) Miltenberger. He graduated from Sloan High School in 1954.
He married Mary L. Tippens on Nov. 11, 1956, in Sloan. The couple farmed near Sloan.
He served in the Air National Guard for eight years. He was a member of United Congregational Church, where he served as deacon and on the board of trustees. He was a member of Attica Masonic Lodge 502 A.F. & A.M. in Sloan and Experimental Aircraft Association, where he built his own plane.
Survivors include his wife; two sons and their wives, Michael and Kristin of Sloan and Roger and Lesta of Sergeant Bluff; a daughter and her husband, Sandy and Allan Shattuck of Marshfield, Mo.; five grandsons, Joshua, David, Benjamin, Alex and Jacob; and two sisters and their husbands, Vivian and Leland Allen of Onawa, Iowa, and Virginia and Niels Jensen of Glidden, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Herbert, Ralph and Wayne.
Danielle D. Withee
WHITING, Iowa - Danielle Dawn Withee, 9, of Whiting died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1998, at her residence following a lengthy illness.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Whiting Commuity School Auditorium. Burial will be in Whiting Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at Whiting Church of Christ. Arrangements are under the direction of Pearson Funeral Home in Onawa, Iowa.
Danielle was born June 30, 1989, in Sioux City, the daughter of Donald and Patti (Collison) Withee Jr. She was a student at Whiting Community School, where she had completed the third grade.
She was a member of Whiting Church of Christ, Kid's for Christ, Brownies, Girl Scouts of America Troop 476 and River Runners soccer and softball teams. She enjoyed music, art and her pets.
Survivors include her parents of Whiting; two sisters, Nicole and Andrea Vaughn of Whiting; her grandparents, Donald Withee Sr. and John and Mary Collison, all of Sloan; maternal great-grandmother, Celia Holverson of Whiting; and paternal great-grandmother, Dagma Smith of Ainsworth, Neb.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Thelma Withee.
JEFFERSON, S.D. - Tibertius "Joe" Hoffman, 77, of Jefferson died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point, S.D., following a lengthy illness.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Jefferson, with the Rev. Andrew Swietochowski officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the American Legion Post 134. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Berkemier Funeral Home in Sioux City. Visitation will resume at 3 p.m. today, with a parish vigil service at 7:30 p.m., at the church.
Mr. Hoffman was born Dec. 15, 1920, in Jefferson, the son of Frank and Thalia (Fountain) Hoffman. He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1938. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He farmed in Jefferson for many years.
He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and American Legion Post 134. He was a former member of St. Dominic Club and Catholic Order of Foresters.
Survivors include three brothers and their wives, Francis "Bud" and Agnes and Dean and Karen, all of Jefferson and Clyde and Pat of North Sioux City; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Victor and Kevin Hoffman, Brian and Corey Christiansen, Justin Wagner and Dan Honomichl.
HINTON, Iowa - Laruel DeWayne "Chris" Albert, 70, of Hinton died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998, at his residence following a lengthy illness.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, with the Rev. Sean Smallwood officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the American Legion Casper Post 477 of Hinton. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa.
Mr. Albert was born June 11, 1928, in Kingsley, Iowa, the son of Raymond and Anita (Kroeger) Albert. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. He attended country school near Kingsley. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1948.
He married Lillian Beeck on July 11, 1948, in rural Plymouth County. He farmed for several years in the Kingsley and Hinton area, until retiring in 1992. She died June 14, 1974.
He married Mildred Barkley-Wilsbacher on Jan. 10, 1975, in Sioux City.
He was a member of Trinty Lutheran Church and American Legion Casper Post 477. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and restoring antique tractors.
Survivors include his wife; two sons and their wives, Gary and Carol of Kansas City, Mo., and James and Julie of Hinton; three stepsons, John Wilsbacher and his wife, Kathy, of Hinton, Mark Wilsbacher and Richard Wilsbacher and his wife, Sandy, all of Kansas City, Mo.; three stepdaughters, Alice and her husband, John Price, and Janet Wilsbacher, all of Sioux City and Joan and her husband, Don Edelman, of Kansas City, Mo.; 24 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be Heath and Jesse Albert, Brad Anderson, Josh Williams, Vince Hoefling and Lynn Carlson.