Sunday, August 2, 1998
Alta Maxine Tozier, 87, of Montgomery, Ala., formerly of Sioux City, died Sunday, July 26, 1998, in Montgomery.
Memorial services for the immediate family will be Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, at Brooks-Cargile Funeral Home in Montgomery. Burial will take place in Sioux City at a later date.
Mrs. Tozier was born May 10, 1911, in Sioux City, the daughter of Clarence and Alma (Anderson) Gray. She married Charles M. Tozier. She was a lifelong Sioux City resident and a dedicated Christian.
Survivors include a son, William Charles Tozier of Foley, Ala.; a daughter, Evonne Tozier Williams of Montgomery, Ala.; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Memorials in lieu of flowers may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
Edwin O. Trapp
Edwin O. Trapp, 82, of Sioux City died Friday at Indian Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a brief illness.
Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Boniface Catholic Church. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. Monday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a vigil service at 7 p.m. at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Beatrice J. Newman
Beatrice J. Newman, 74, of Sioux City died Friday at a Sioux City hospital after a short illness.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Burial wil be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Monday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Georgette E. Haddock
Georgette E. Haddock, 84, of Sioux City died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at her home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grace United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sheryl Ashley officiating. Burial will be in Willow Township Cemetery in Holly Springs, Iowa. Visitation will be 4 to 8:30 p.m. Monday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at Christy, Smith, and Hockenberry Funeral Home.
Mrs. Haddock was born May 31, 1914, in Sergeant Bluff, the daughter of Everett and Erma (Wiseman) Prescott. As a young child she moved with her family to Sioux City where she went to school and graduated from East High School in 1933. She then earned her teaching diploma from Wayne State Teachers College. She later attended classes at Morningside College and the University of South Dakota at Vermillion, S.D., graduating in 1956, with a bachelor of science in education degree.
She married Bruce Haddock on Aug. 31, 1934, in Sioux City. He died June 23, 1983, in Sioux City. She taught in several Woodbury County, Iowa schools including, Holly Springs, Hornick, Smithland, Westwood at Sloan, and Woodbury Central at Moville, for a total of twenty-seven years, retiring in 1970. She was also president of J.B. Haddock Inc., a family farm corporation, beginning in 1983.
She had been active in several churches including St. James Methodist Church, Omaha Presbyterian Church of the Cross, Hornick Methodist Church, and Westminister Presbyterian Church in Sioux City. She had served as a Sunday school and Bible school teacher, pianist, youth group leader, choir director, and bell ringer, and had also been a member of church circles and ladies aide societies.
She was a member of Mayflower Society of Maine, Thomas Rogers Pilgrim Society of Maine, American and Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs, Hornick Study Club, Sorosis Club of Sioux City, National and Iowa Education Society, Sioux City Piano Teachers, Music Educator's National Council, and Fidelis Alpha Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa. She had also served as a 4-H leader and as Woodbury County Health Chairman.
Survivors include two sons, Jon Haddock of Hornick, and Ronald Haddock and his wife, Mary, of Omaha, Neb.; a brother and his wife, George E. and Marguerite Prescott of Sioux City; two sisters, L. Norma Cox of Holly Springs, and Nancy and her husband, George Bowman, of Iowa City, Iowa; nine grandchildren, Jay Bruce Evans, Gwendolyn Evans, Jennifer Haddock, Rebecca Finn, Andrea Haddock, Alexa Haddock, Gayle Haddock, Robin Haddock, and Sarah Bookman; three great-grandchildren; nine nieces; and eight nephews.
Walter A. Hansen
Walter A. Hansen, 89, of Sioux City died Friday, July 31, 1998, at a Sioux City hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Whitfield United Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard Kretzschmar officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today at Christy, Smith and Hockenberry Funeral Home.
Mr. Hansen was born July 31, 1909, in Luton, Iowa, the son of Hans and Christine (Olson) Hansen. He lived most of his life in Sioux City. He married Jeannette M. Dutton on Oct. 4, 1935, in Sioux City. She died Sept. 26, 1993, in Sioux City. He was a cattle buyer and salesman for 60 years, working first for Max and Tom Lasensky Livestock and then for Merle Burmeister and Bill Clemens.
He was a member of Whitfield United Methodist Church, Morningside Masonic Lodge #615, A.F. and A.M., and the Stockyards Old Timers Club. He was a past president of Sioux City Bowling Association and a member of the Sioux City Bowling Hall of Fame.
Survivors include a son and his wife, Merle and Alex Hansen of Minneapolis; a daughter and her husband, Karen and Donovan Lange, of Phoenix; six granddaughters, Kay, Jan, Sue, Ann, Jane and Anna; a great-grandson; a brother and his wife, Harold and Minnie Hansen, of Sioux City; and a sister, Gladys Hilchuck of Detroit.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Dewey; and a sister, Frances.
Memorials may be directed to Whitfield United Methodist Church.
Marilyn Den Hartog
STORM LAKE, Iowa - Marilyn Den Hartog, 67, of Storm Lake died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at St. Patrick's Hospital in Missoula, Mont., from complications following open heart surgery.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake with the Rev. Duane Queen officiating. Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be after noon today with the family present from 3 to 5 p.m. at Fratzke Funeral Home in Storm Lake.
Mrs. Den Hartog was born April 3, 1931, in Sioux Center, Iowa, the daughter of Douwe and Grace (Beernink) Vander Berg. She graduated from Sioux Center High School in 1949, and attended Central College in Pella, Iowa, and Morningside College in Sioux City. She was an elementary school teacher for six years. She married Norman Den Hartog on June 12, 1951, in Sioux Center.
She was an active member of Lakeside Presbyterian Church where she was an Elder, Deacon, and chancel choir member, and participated in Presbyterian Women. She also belonged to numerous bridge clubs, '37 Club, Questers Club, and Chapter EP, of P.E.O. She enjoyed traveling, holiday decorating, flowers, crafts, interior decorating and design, and entertaining guests.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters and their husbands, Susan and Jim Anderson of Appleton, Wis., and Nancy and Thomas Moore of Ames, Iowa; a son and his wife, Mark and Dana Den Hartog of Tea, S.D.; seven grandchildren, Matthew Anderson, Ashley, Amy, and Joshua Moore, and Madeline, Samuel, and Emma Den Hartog; her mother; a sister and her husband, Eleanor and Dr. Leland Roetman of Rock Rapids, Iowa; and her mother-in-law, Emma Den Hartog of Pella.
She was preceded in death by her father.
William A. Fiscus, Jr.
WINNEBAGO, Neb. - William A. Fiscus, Jr., 71, of rural Winnebago died Thursday at the Pender Community Hospital in Pender, Neb.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Glad Tidings Lighthouse in South Sioux City. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Decatur, Neb. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. today at Munderloh Funeral Home in Walthill, Neb.
WHITING, Iowa - Frances E. Campbell, 80, of Red Bluff, Calif., formerly of Whiting, died Thursday, July 23, 1998, in Red Bluff.
Services and burial were held in Red Bluff.
William W. Haskell
LAUREL, Neb. - William W. Haskell, 80, of Billings, Mont., formerly of Laurel, and Concord, Neb. areas, died Thursday in Billings.
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the United Presbyterian Church in Laurel. Burial will in the Concord Cemetery in Concord. Schumacher Funeral Home of Laurel is in charge of the arrangements.
Howard M. Thompson
SMITHLAND, Iowa - Howard Morris Thompson, 85, of Smithland died Friday, July 31, 1998, at his home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Mapleton, Iowa. Burial with military honors provided by the American Legion Leslie Seaton Post #0666 of Smithland, and American Legion Aaby Post #442, and V.F.W. Post #5605, both of Ute, Iowa, will be in St. Clair Cemetery at Ute. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Thompson was born April 21, 1913, in Ute, the son of Stephen and Ida Jane (Wheeler) Thompson. He grew up and was educated in Ute. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Norma Engelke on Jan. 4, 1942, in South Sioux City. The couple lived in Ute before moving to Smithland in 1952, where they farmed until retiring and moving into town in 1988. He also drove a school bus for the Westwood Community School for 18 years and drove the Headstart bus for several years along with doing carpentry work. He was a member of the American Legion Leslie Seaton Post #0666 of Smithland.
Survivors include his wife; three sons and their wives, Arnold and Delores of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Randy and Sherry of Onawa, Iowa, and Bruce and Karon of Smithland; four daughters, Phyllis Wax of Salix, Iowa, Dianne and her husband, Roger Beck of Sioux City, and June and her husband, Melvin Neddermeyer of Charter Oak, Iowa, and Pat Braesch and her special friend, Bob Peters, of Sioux City; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Goldie Shipley and Kate Tracy; four brothers, Percy, Harold, Clarence, and Fred; and a granddaughter, Niki Beck.
ALCESTER, S.D. - Bert Buum, 84, of Alcester, died Saturday at Morningside Manor Nursing Home in Alcester.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at United Church of Christ in Alcester. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. Monday with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m. at Wass Funeral Home in Alcester.
Clarence J. Nikolaison
BLENCOE, Iowa - Clarence J. "Butch" Nikoliason, 64, of Blencoe died Saturday at Burgess Memorial Hospital in Onawa, Iowa.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church in Onawa. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery in Blencoe. Pearson Funeral Home of Onawa is in charge of the arrangements.
Daisy E. Hittle
CRAIG, Neb. - Daisy E. Hittle, 89, of Craig died Friday at Pender Hospital in Pender, Neb.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Munderloh Funeral Home in Walthill. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Samuel R. Hall
CASTANA, Iowa - Samuel R. Hall, 89, of Castana died Friday at Burgess Memorial Hospital in Onawa, Iowa.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Castana Community Church in Castana. Burial will be in Center Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mapleton, Iowa.
VAIL, Iowa - Mabel Bechen, 96, of Vail died Friday at Manilla Manor Nursing Home in Manilla, Iowa.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Vail. Burial will be in St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday with a wake service at 7 p.m. at Huebner Funeral Home in Denison, Iowa.
ALVORD, Iowa - Otto John Berg, 92, of Alvord died Saturday at the Canton Good Samaritan Center in Canton, S.D.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Alvord Christ Lutheran Church in Alvord. Burial will be at Christ Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. at Porter Funeral Home in Rock Valley, Iowa.
Vesta E. Monk
LAWTON, Iowa - Vesta E. Monk, 66, of Lawton died Friday at a Sioux City hospital from injuries sustained in a traffic accident.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Community Presbyterian Church in Lawton. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Anthon, Iowa. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Armstrong Funeral Home in Anthon.
Ruth A. Whiteing
DENISON, Iowa - Ruth A. Whiteing, 88, of Denison died Saturday at the Denison Care Center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the United Presbyterian Church in Denison. Burial will be in Crawford Heights Memory Gardens. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday at Pfannebecker Funeral Home in Denison.