SLOAN, Iowa - MadaLyn Debra-Lynn Iverson, 3-month-old daughter of Darby and Sarah (Godfrey) Iverson of Sloan, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at First Christian Ch-urch in Sloan, with Dr. Emery Killian officiating. Burial will be in Sloan City Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in Onawa, Iowa.
MadaLyn was born Oct. 24, 2000, in Sioux City.
Survivors include her parents; a brother, Brooklyn at home; grandparents, Darrel and Dixie Iverson of Sloan, and Connie Walsh of Salix, Iowa; great-grandparents, Dorothy Stanley of Whiting, Iowa, Lavina Iverson of Salix, Louis and Agnes Kroll of Decatur, Neb., and Donna Ozburn of Salix; great-great-grandmother, Noima Buser of Salix; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandfathers, Rubel Iverson and Gerald Stanley.
Pallbearers will be Rusty and Jeff Egdorf, Josh Dewald and Michael Gordon.
Beth Rouse Warford
STORM LAKE, Iowa - Beth LuDean Rouse Warford, 39, of Ankeny, Iowa, formerly Storm Lake, died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City during a stem cell treatment for cancer.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center, Iowa, with the Rev. Daniel C. Grahm officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., at Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center.
Mrs. Warford was born June 15, 1961, in Fort Belvior, Va., the daughter of Donald and Kayleen (Koch) Rouse. She graduated from Grundy Center High School in 1979 and from Simpson College in 1983.
She moved to Storm Lake in 1983, where she was a member of the Iowa State Patrol and later employed as a special agent for the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement.
She married Jeff Warford on April 13, 1996, in Grundy Center.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Alumni board at Simpson College, Wa-Tan-Ye and Iowa Association of Women Police.
Survivors include her husband; her parents of Grundy Center; a brother, Martin Rouse of Grundy Center; and paternal grandmother, Ireine Rouse of Grundy Center.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, William and Bernice Koch; and paternal grandfather, Floyd A. Rouse.
A memorial fund has been established.
John L. Bush
PIERSON, Iowa - John L. Bush, 38, of Pierson died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001, in Cherokee County, Iowa.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee, Iowa.
Keith C. Markell
SALIX, Iowa -- Keith Coe Markell, 88, of Rockford, Ill., formerly of Salix and Sioux City, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, in Rockford.
Memorial services will be today at McCorkle Funeral Home in Durand, Ill.
Zane Thomas Hass
Zane Thomas Hass, 1-year-old son of Christopher Hass and LaTasha Robertson of Sioux City, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at a Sioux City Hospital.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Russell Senstad of Redeemer Lutheran Ch-urch officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be one half hour prior to the services on Tuesday.
Zane was born March 14, 2000, in Omaha. He was a member of the Children's Miracle Network and the Children's Center of Opportunities Unlimited.
Survivors include his parents; paternal grandparents, Jeff and Robin Hass of Sioux City; maternal grandparents, Roxanna Angerman of Sioux City, and David Robertson Sr.; paternal great-grandparents, Gene and Norma Hoffman of Sioux City, and Thomas and June Hass of Yacca Valey, Calif.; maternal great-grandparents, Allen and Cindy Burns of Hornick, Iowa; paternal great-great-grandmother, Ardith Nicholls of Sioux City; a cousin; and several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Bertilla Derochie, Emmett Nash, and William Sr. and Arlean Thompson.
Joyce E. Roepke
Joyce E. Roepke, 76, of Sioux City died unexpectedly Friday, April 6, 2001, at a Sioux City hospital.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel with the Rev. David Morris of Wesley United Methodist Ch-urch officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. today, with family present 6 to 8 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the funeral home.
Mrs. Roepke was born Jan. 17, 1925, in Lawton, Iowa, the daughter of John T. and Anna (Ellison) Goldsmith. She came to Sioux City as a young child and grew up in the Leeds area. She attended Hawthorne Elementary School and Woodrow Wilson. She graduated from Leeds High School in 1942. She married Carl H. Roepke April 27, 1946, in Sioux City.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star, Azure Chapter.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Dr. Kenneth Roepke of Mesa, Ariz., and Thomas and his wife, Nina Roepke of El Paso, Texas; two sisters, Marilyn Sams of Redwood Falls, Minn., and Bernice and her husband, Richard Whitehouse of Dothan, Ala.; and thee grandchildren, Mary Jo, Marie and Randy Roepke.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Luella Bobier; and two brothers, Lloyd and Eldon Goldsmith.
Pallbearers will be Denver Birkhofer, Paul Bock, Ed Harward, Robert Harward, Harry Keller and Bob Weatherly.
Memorials may be sent to Wesley United Methodist Church.
Milorad 'Mike' Jovanovic Sr.
Milorad "Mike" Jovanovic Sr., 75, of Sioux City died Friday, April 6, 2001, at a Sioux City nursing and rehab center following a lengthy illness.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Craig Bock of Morningside Lutheran Ch-urch officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. today, with family present 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Mr. Jovanovic was born March 5, 1926, in Umka, Yugoslavia, the son of Tomslove and Marticar (Skupstina) Jovanovic. He married Lisa Fiebig on Sept. 9, 1950, in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany. They moved from Germany to Sac City, Iowa, on July 4, 1956. They resided in Salix, Iowa, for a number of years and retired in Sioux City.
When he first arrived in Iowa, he was a ranch hand. Later he was employed with Chris Hansen Construction and then Holtz Construction. Most recently, he was employed with W.A. Klinger Construction, retiring from there in 1989.
He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting and bird watching.
Survivors include his wife; five sons, Hanz-Jurgen and his wife, Barbel Fiebig of Hullhorst, Germany, Tom Jovanovic of Victor, Iowa, Rudy Jovanovic of Seiling, Okla., Mike Jr. and his wife, Sue Jovanovic, of Sioux City, and Bill Jovanovic of Cameron, Mo.; three daughters, Gisela and her husband, James Speth of Glen Allen, Mo., Angie Harris of Doon, Iowa, and Heide and her husband, Ted Budde of Nuevo, Calif.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be Dale Smith, Gene Smith, Carl Rogers, John Ward Jr., Jim Motley, Dave Montel and Mike Vander Schaaf.
August E. Treft
August E. Treft, 90, of Sioux City died Sunday; Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Geraldine V. Katherman
Geraldine V. Katherman, 106, of Sioux City died Friday; Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel.
Florence A. 'Flossie' Wilen
WHITING, Iowa - Florence Alvina "Flossie" Wilen, 89, of Whiting died Friday, April 6, 2001, at Pleasantview Care Center in Whiting.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wood Funeral Home in Sloan, Iowa, with the Rev. Richard Moore officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Albaton, Iowa. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Wilen was born Dec. 3, 1911, in Fairview Township, Monona County, near Sloan. She lived her younger life in Bonesteel, S.D., graduating from Bonesteel High School in 1925. She worked for a brief time as a teacher's assistant. She married Roland E. Wilen on Dec. 14, 1930, in Sloan. They moved to their country home in rural Whiting where they owned and operated the family farm. He died Aug. 12, 1978, in Onawa. She moved into Whiting in 1984 and became a resident of Pleasantview Care Center in March 2000.
She served as township clerk of Westfork Township for 17 years, was a past noble grand of Whiting Rebecca Lodge and a member of the High Ridge Club. She was an avid reader.
Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Joan and Richard Roberts of Whiting, and Merry and Gene Clayton of Hillsboro, Ore.; a son and his wife, Gary E. and Ramona Wilen of Sloan; six grandchildren, Randy, Mark, Tracy and Matthew Roberts, Chris Clayton and Shelly Clayton; two stepgrandsons, Steve and Tom Mace; six great-grandchildren; four great-stepgrandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Allen of Dexter, Ore.; and a brother, Jack Ping of Amarillo, Texas.
She also was preceded in death by five sisters and five brothers.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.