Elmer Hoffman Jr.
McCOOK LAKE, S.D. - Elmer "Jack" Hoffman Jr., 75, of McCook Lake died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at an Elk Point, S.D., care center following a lengthy illness.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Ch-urch in Sioux City, with the Rev. Bruce Lawler officiating. Burial of the cremains will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the American Legion Monahan Post 64. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a parish vigil service at 7 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City.
Mr. Hoffman was born Sept. 29, 1925, in Sioux City, the son of Elmer and Goldie (Godfrey) Hoffman Sr. He attended Sioux City schools, and lived in the Sioux City area most of his life. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.
He married Shirley Abbott on April 15, 1950, in Elk Point. He was employed in the warehouse at Sears and later worked for I-GO Moving and Storage for many years. He retired in 1981. His wife died March 6, 2001, in Sioux City.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, North Riverside Lodge 662 A.F. & A.M., American Legion Monahan Post 64 and Disabled American Veterans, where he was a former commander.
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Jacalyn and Rick Hughes of Sioux City; two sons and their wives, Charles and Lynn Hoffman of McCook Lake, and Robert and Betty Sorrell of Tangent, Ore.; a brother, Harold of South Dakota; a sister, Lila Mae Gude of McCook Lake; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Libby Hasset and Elsie Wickey.
James F. Galyen
MERRILL, Iowa - James Floyd Galyen, 58, of Merrill died of cancer Saturday, June 2, 2001, at his residence.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Lutheran Church in Sioux City. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Agnes J. Blumer
Agnes J. Blumer, 92, of Sioux City died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at a Sioux City hospital.
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Lu-theran Church with the Rev. David Schoop 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. conducted by the Rev. Glen Rachuy, at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Mrs. Blumer was born Feb. 17, 1909, in Lincoln Township, Plymouth County, Iowa, the daughter of John and Ida (Dahlman) Wetrosky. She married Claude J. Blumer on Nov. 3, 1934, in Hinton, Iowa. He died in January 1977, in Sioux City.
She was a lifelong Sioux City resident. She gave piano lessons for 12 years, played organ at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hinton, and later at Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City. Most recently, she was employed with Williges, retiring after 12 years.
She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City, the Martha Circle and the Quilting Group. She enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include two sons and their wives, Kendall and Dorothy Blumer of Yankton, S.D., and Charles and Milly Blumer of St. Louis, Mo.; a daughter, Lilas Eastman of Sioux City; a brother and his wife, Clyde and Milly Wetrosky of Pequot Lake, Minn.; 10 grandchildren, Cindy Rombaugh, Julie Larson, Greg Blumer, Diane Robinson, Cindy Levering, Jack Eastman, Sue Rosenbaum, Stephanie Meyer, Stacy Brassel and Angela Blumer; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by a brother, Louis Wetrosky; two sisters, Viola Richardson and Ada Stabe; and a son-in-law, Roy Eastman.
Memorials may be directed to Calvary Lutheran Church.
Hazel M. Gormally
Hazel M. Gormally, 95, of Sioux City died Monday, July 30, 2001, at her residence following a sudden illness.
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Boniface Ca-tholic Cemetery with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today, with family present 6 to 8 p.m., and a parish vigil service at 7 p.m., at Christy-Smith Berkemier Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Gormally was born Sept. 21, 1905, in Des Moines, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Straw) Frink. She was raised in Des Moines and attended Des Moines schools. She moved to Sioux City in 1918. She married Charles Gormally in 1923 in Sioux City. They lived in Sioux City for several years before moving to Ponca, Neb., where they farmed. They returned to Sioux City in 1939.
She was employed at Armour and Company Packing Company for many years, retiring in 1960. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church.
Survivors include three sons and their wives, Joseph and Anna of Sioux City, Thomas and Phyllis of California, and Dick and Sherry of Wichita, Kan.; two daughters, Maxine and her husband, Bill Galey of California, and Mary Hay of Ankeny, Iowa; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, James and Vincent.
Martin Donald Bremer
Martin Donald Bremer, 41, of Phoenix, formerly of Sioux City died Friday, July 27, 2001.
Memorial services were held in Phoenix.
Mr. Bremer was born Aug. 1, 1959, in Sioux City.
Survivors include his mother, Bonnie M. Bremer of Fredericksburg, Texas; his father and stepmother, Donald and Susan Bremer of Sioux City; a sister, Marge Young of League City, Texas; a brother and his wife, Michael and Lori Bremer of Avondale, Ariz.; a half brother, Billy Bremer of Sioux City; and two nieces and two nephews.
Leo James Winkler
Leo James Winkler, 67, of Sioux City died Sunday, July 29, 2001.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Christy -Smith Morningside Chapel, with the Rev. Alex T. Washington officiating. There is no visitation.
Mr. Winkler was born April 18, 1934, in Heron Lake, Minn., the son of Otto J. and Matilda Winkler. He was raised and attended school in Heron Lake. He moved to Sioux City in 1951. He married Annabelle Jensen on Sept. 7, 1975, in Sioux City. He worked for National Roofing of Sioux City for more than 26 years. He retired in the early 1990s due to poor health.
He enjoyed fishing, camping and gardening.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Chris and her husband, Bill Foster, and Jean and her usband, Dale Frank, all of Sioux City, and Donna Winkler of Kansas; three sons, Alan and his wife, Gloria Martin of Bronson, Iowa, Kevin and his wife, Kelly Martin of Sioux City, and Mark Winkler of Iowa; two brothers, Bob Winkler of Texas, and Ray Winkler of Florida; two sisters, Rita Wensierski of Wisconsin, and Lorraine Lamport of Iowa; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
David A. Noble Jr.
David A. Noble Jr., 82, of Sioux City died Sunday, July 29, 2001, at a Sioux City nursing home.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Morningside Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Roger Graf officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 697. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today, with family present 6 to 8 p.m., and a Masonic service at 7 p.m. conducted by Morningside Lodge 615, at Nelson-Berger Morningside Chapel.
Mr. Noble was born May 27, 1919, in Humboldt, Iowa, the son of David A. "Joe" Noble Sr. and Cecile (Crittenden) Noble. They moved to Sioux City in 1920. He attended Sioux City schools and graduated from East High School in 1937. He attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in business administration.
He married Virginia Shelton on March 27, 1945. She died in 1984. He later married Eleanor (Lutz) O'Hanlon on June 3, 1989. He worked for Hormel Packing Company in Austin, Minn., and later in Fremont, Neb., as plant supervisor until 1950. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in England, Africa and Italy.
In 1950 he moved to Goldfield, Iowa, where he farmed for 10 years. He also served on the school board and as a trustee of Goldfield Presbyterian Church. He moved back to Sioux City in 1960, and served as office manager and a partner in the Iowa Stock Pig Company until retiring in 1991.
He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Kappa Psi professional fraternity. He served on the session of Morningside Presbyterian Church for 12 years, belonged to Morningside Lodge 615, Sioux City Consistory, Sioux City York Rite, Abu Bekr Shrine Temple, was president of The Clowns, the White Horse Mounted Patrol, The Royal Order of Jesters, the Little Yellow Dog Auction Club and American Legion. He was a 33rd degree Mason, and in February 1997, was honored as a 50-year Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor; three sons, David A. Noble III and his wife, Eloise of Sioux City, John O'Hanlon and his wife, Paula of Blair, Neb., and David O'Hanlon of Blair; a daughter and her husband, Judith and Robert Colbert of Athens, Ga.; a brother, Alden Noble of Sioux City; five grandchildren, Aimee David, Brett Colbert, Megan May, Megan Coffey and Reed O'Hanlon; and one great-grandchild.
He also was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Peggy Noble.
Pallbearers will be Joel Noble, Brett Colbert, David O'Hanlon, John O'Hanlon, Terry Millard, Benjamin Millard and Reed O'Hanlon.
Memorials may be directed to the Morningside Presbyterian Church, Hospice of Siouxland, or a charity of choice.
Dr. Lyle K. Henry
Dr. Lyle K. Henry, 97, of Sioux City died Thursday, July 26, 2001, at his residence following a lengthy illness.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Congregational United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Alva Hohl officiating. The body was cremated. Inurnment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Belle Plaine, Iowa, at a later date. There is no visitation. Nelson-Berger Morningside Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Henry was born May 27, 1904, in Wapello County, Iowa, the son of Harry A. and Zella (Kiews) Henry. He graduated from high school in Martinsburg, Iowa, and later from Des Moines University. He held positions at Wales-Lincoln and Richland, Iowa, public schools as a coach, science teacher, principal and superintendent. He married Vera Cunningham on Aug. 4, 1927, at her parents' house in Belle Plaine. She died Feb. 22, 2000.
He received his master's degree and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. During the Depression, he served as educational advisor in the Civilian Conservation Corps at Oskaloosa, Iowa. He taught school at Iowa State University and the University of Kentucky. While in the U.S. Army, he was personnel consultant, superintendent of Yokohama American Schools, and performed administrative and advisory duties in the Adjutant Generals School and Headquarters Third Army. He retired from the Army in 1959, with the rank of colonel.
He then taught at Morningside College, retiring in 1969. He was a member of the American Psychological Association, Iowa Academy of Science, American Association of Retired Persons, American Legion and First Congregational United Church of Christ. He was also a member of Sigma Xi, Psi Chi and Phi Delta Kappa.
Survivors include a son and his wife, Richard and Janice of Milford, Mich.; a daughter and her husband, Bethany and Brian Eby of Ida, Mich.; two grandchildren, Robert Henry and Jennifer Shore; and a great-granddaughter.
He also was preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret Z. Henry.
Memorials may be directed to First Congregational United Church of Christ.
Margaret F. Bush
Margaret F. Bush, 72, of Sioux City died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at a Sioux City nursing and rehab center following a lengthy illness.
Services will be 9:30 a.m. Friday at Anderson-Perasso Funeral Home. Private family burial will be in Logan Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, with family present 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
DELOIT, Iowa - Robert Fink, 82, of Deloit died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at his residence.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Denison, Iowa. Burial will be in Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Thursday at Huebner Funeral Home in Denison.
Alan Ten Haken
HULL, Iowa - Alan Ten Haken, 60, of Hull died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at First Reformed Church in Hull. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery in Hull. Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m. today, with family present, at the church. Visitation will resume at 9 a.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.