Monday, August 3, 1998
Beatrice J. Newman
Beatrice J. Newman, 74, of Sioux City died Friday, July 31, 1998, at a Sioux City hospital following a brief illness.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Allen D. Call pastor of First United Methodist Church 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 the funeral home.
Mrs. Newman was born June 8, 1924, in Sioux City, the daughter of Mike and Mary (Butrous) Haddad.
She married Warren F. Newman on Dec. 21, 1946, in Sioux City. He died March 1, 1988, in Sioux City. She was a life-long Sioux City resident.
Survivors include a son and his wife, Gary M. and Pamela of Sioux City; two brothers, Ernest and Emil Haddad, both of Sioux City; a sister, Genevive Gregg of Sioux City; three grandchildren, Tomi Jo and Samantha Thompson and G. Michael Newman Jr.; and three great-grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother.
Pallbearers will be Jeff, Rodney, Richard and Mike Gregg, Bradley and Gary Lohse.
Edwin O. Trapp
Edwin O. Trapp, 82, of Sioux City died Friday, July 31, 1998, at the Indian Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a brief illness.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Boniface Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kevin M. Richter officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the American Legion Monahan Post 64. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. today, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a vigil service at 7 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Mr. Trapp was born April 9, 1916, in Sioux City, the son of William E. and Caroline (Giesser) Trapp. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal.
He married Agnes Hendren in Elk Point, S.D. He later married Elizabeth L. Wilson on Sept. 27, 1947, in Portland, Ore. She died in 1971, in Portland.
He had lived in Portland for many years, returning to Sioux City in 1972. He was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad.
He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and American Legion Monahan Post 64.
Survivors include a sister, Margaret Linden of Sioux City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Ralph Trapp; and a sister, Rosemary Braband.
Kenneth H. Farrell
Kenneth H. Farrell, 73, of Sioux City died Saturday at the Sunrise Retirement Community following a brief illness.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the funeral home.
James P. Kleinheksel
James Pauliere "Paul" Kleinheksel, 89, of Sioux City died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at a Sioux City hospital.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Graceland Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Sheryl Ashley of Grace United Methodist Church officiating. Visitation with the family present will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel.
Mr. Kleinheksel was born March 3, 1909, in Hospers, Iowa, the son of Herman and Johanna (Leekuil) Kleinheksel. He graduated from Sioux City Central High School and attended trade school in Chicago. He owned and operated National Refrigeration.
He married Bernice Cooper on June 4, 1933, in Sioux City.
He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and Leeds Masonic Temple Triangle Lodge 643.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter and her husband, Gale and Doyle Vickers of Sioux City; three grandchildren, Forrest, Jason and Jill; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, Robert; two brothers, Harry and Orville; and two sisters, Gertrude Arndt and Bernadine Stansbury.
Memorials may be directed to Grace United Methodist Church.
Manuel J. Coury
Manuel J. Coury, 86, of Sioux City died Saturday; Larkin Northside Funeral Home.
Viola "Fern" Mosher
Viola "Fern" Mosher, 77, of Sioux City died Sunday; Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Fern O. Knutson
CHEROKEE, Iowa - Fern O. Knutson, 92, of Cherokee, formerly of Quimby, Iowa, died Saturday at the Cherokee Villa following a lengthy illness.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, with a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m., at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Quimby. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Cemetery, Jewell, Iowa. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.
RANDOLPH, Neb. - Lawrence "Knuckels" Kalvelage, 87, of Randolph died Saturday at the Colonial Manor in Randolph.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Randolph. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Osmond, Neb. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home in Randolph.
RUTHVEN, Iowa - Grace Calvert, 98, of Ruthven died Saturday at the Ruthven Care Center.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Warner Chapel in Spencer, Iowa. Burial will be in North Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
Samuel R. Hall
CASTANA, Iowa - Samuel Richard Hall, 89, of Castana died Friday, July 31, 1998, at the Burgess Memorial Hospital in Onawa, Iowa.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Castana Community Church, with the Rev. Linda Boggs officiating. Burial will be in Center Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mapleton, Iowa.
Mr. Hall was born Sept. 6, 1908, in Ticonic, Iowa, the son of Richard and Hannah (Shellenberger) Hall. He lived in Monona County, Iowa, his entire life, except when harvesting grain in South Dakota. He then farmed for the Beatons.
He married Angeline Mary Manson on Oct. 29, 1929, in Elk Point, S.D. The couple lived on the Beaton farm until moving to Castana. He was employed part time in constructing steel storage bins and wood carpentry jobs. They lived in Whiting (Iowa) Pleasant View Care Center from 1993 to 1997, when they moved to Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton, Iowa.
He was a member of Castana Community Church, Castana Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge and the Masons. He also served on the Castana School Board.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter and her husband, Jo and Bob Yeates of West Des Moines; three grandchildren, Randy and Ric Yeates and Mary Ann Green; four great-grandchildren; a brother, James of Texas; three sisters, Nellie and her husband, Ken Rodgers of Onawa, Betty and her husband, Bob Georgius of Denison, Iowa, and Jane Fields of Council Bluffs, Iowa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Cathryn and Baby Hill; four sisters, Anna, Doris, Eileen and Margaret; and four brothers, Bill, Bud, Glenn and Richard Jr.
Memorials in his name may be directed to Castana Community Church.
Ruth A. Whiteing
DENISON, Iowa - Ruth A. Whiteing, 88, of Denison died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at the Denison Care Center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at United Presbyterian Church in Denison. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Pfannebecker Funeral Home in Denison.
Mrs. Whiteing was born May 5, 1910, in Denison, the daughter of James Arthur and Katie (Davis) Rollins. She was baptized in the Presbyterian faith. She was raised in the Denison area and graduated from Denison High School in 1928. She graduated from Buena Vista College with her teachers certificate. She then taught in rural schools.
She married Robert Andrew Whiteing on June 1, 1935, in Denison. The couple lived on farms in Crawford County, until moving to Denison in 1954. She taught in Manilla, Iowa, from 1958 to 1960. She then was employed with the Department of Human Services in Dension, retiring after nine years. She was a resident of Manilla Manor before entering the Denison Care Center in June 1993.
She was a member of United Presbyterian Church, where she was active in Melrose, led prayer groups and taught Sunday School. She was a volunteer at Crawford County Memorial Hospital and delivered Meals on Wheels in Denison. She enjoyed fishing, camping and embroidery.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara and her husband, Russell Barkowski, of Climbing Hill, Iowa, and Donna Borgeson of Vail, Iowa; a son and his wife, James and Jolene of Schleswig, Iowa; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a half brother and his wife, Wendell and Barbara Rollins of Fort Dodge, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a sister, Ruby Rogers; and a great-granddaughter.
Patricia A. Faris
ASHTON, Iowa - Patricia Ann "Patty" (Strouth) Faris, 59, of Topeka, Kan., formerly of Ashton, died of cancer Sunday at the Osceola Community Hospital.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ashton. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. today, with the family present 7 to 8:30 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at Walton, Roste and Vogel Funeral Home in Ashton.
Bert M. Buum
ALCESTER, S.D. - Bert M. Buum, 84, of Alcester died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at the Morningside Manor Nursing Home.
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. today, with the family present 7 to 8 p.m., at the Wass Funeral Home in Alcester.
Mr. Buum was born April 20, 1914, near Nora, S.D., the son of Ben and Inga (Hansen) Buum. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and attended the Nora School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 11th Armoured Division.
He married Velma Lucille Philpott on Dec. 6, 1952, in rural Beresford, S.D. The couple farmed in the Nora area until 1965, when they moved to Vermillion, S.D. He was employed as a carpenter with Lawrence Lumber in Vermillion from 1961 to 1967. He was then employed as a carpenter with the University of South Dakota from 1967 to 1976. They moved to Alcester in 1986. She died in 1996.
He was a member of Alcester United Church of Christ and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Alcester Post 6149. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and woodworking.
Survivors include three daughters, Connie Buum of Denver, Bonnie Buum and Betty and her husband, Bob Usher, all of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Gottlieb and Elmer; and a sister, Fern Buum.
CHARTER OAK, Iowa - Merrill Meseck, 81, of Charter Oak died Sunday at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison, Iowa.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church in Charter Oak. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Huebner Funeral Home in Charter Oak.
Gorden S. Owens
UTE, Iowa - Gorden D. Owens, 70, of Ute died Saturday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Omaha, Neb.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ute. Burial will be in St. Clair Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Wednesday, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at Armstrong Funeral Home in Ute.
Vesta E. Monk
LAWTON, Iowa - Vesta Elizabeth Monk, 66, of Lawton died Friday, July 31, 1998, at a Sioux City hospital of injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Community Presbyterian Church in Lawton, with Lorna Peters officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Anthon, Iowa. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. with Lola Haskins officiating, at Armstrong Funeral Home in Anthon.
Mrs. Monk was born March 6, 1932, in Ute, Iowa, the daughter of Ersel R. and Zida M. (Stephensen) Watt. She graduated from Anthon High School in 1950.
She married Thomas P. Hayworth on June 24, 1950. She was employed as a nurse's aide at the Correctionville (Iowa) Nursing Home for many years. She then returned to Western Iowa Tech Community College and became an licensed practical nurse.
She married Richard J. Monk on June 26, 1972. She was employed at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in the intensive care nursery and was the campus nurse at Western Iowa Tech, retiring in 1993.
She was a member of Community Presbyterian Church, where she was a deacon. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and playing cards.
Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Karen and her husband, Ted Mammen of Correctionville, Lorna and her husband, Randy Dunkelberger of Hartley, Iowa, and Lois Ouellette of Sioux City; a son and his wife, Kenneth and Marie Hayworth of Correctionville; four stepchildren, Gary Monk of South Sioux City, Deb Van Deiman of Sioux City, Mike Monk and his wife, Patty, of Lincoln, Neb., and Jim Monk of Minneapolis, Minn.; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three brothers and their wives, Charles and Donna Watt of Ida Grove, Iowa, Gene and Esther Watt of Prescott, Ariz., and Robert and Norma Watt of Keister, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Ersel; and an infant sister, LaVonne.
Carl H. Schulz
Carl H. Schulz of Blencoe, Iowa, died Saturday; Pearson Funeral Home of Onawa, Iowa.
Sidney A. Winn
Sidney A. Winn, 75, of Hubbard, Neb., died Saturday; Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.