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September 20, 1996 Denison Bulletin, Denison, Iowa:
William H. Borgstahl was born in Fremont, Nebraska April 21, 1908 and was the oldest child of John and Agnes Newman Borgstahl. He was baptized May 3, 1908 at Fremont and was confirmed June 14, 1922 at Webster, Minnesota. At the age of 9 he moved with his family to Webster, MN and as a young adult they moved to Denison, Iowa.
Following his education he became a farmhand for Earl Wulf. He also played Sunday baseball until 1937 when he married Rosa Mae Crane.
He and his brother, Roland, played the accordion and banjo for the country school dances. Two children were born to William and Rosa, Janice and Ronald. They resided on a farm west of Denison and north of Deloit. He retired a tthe age of 73 in 1982. He loved woodworking, watching baseball and playing the organ.
His wife Rose died in 1983. He married Loretta Weiss in 1985 and they lived in Charter Oak, Iowa.
He was in good health until 1994 when renal failure resulted in dialysis. He never complained and on Dunday, September 15, 1996 he died at the Crawford County Hospital at the age of 88 years, 4 months, 25 days.
His parents, his wife Rose, 3 half-brothers and 1 half-sister preceded him in death.
His wife, Loretta, children Janice and husband Eldon Geist of Lakewood, Colorado and Ronald and his wife Carol of Phoenix, Arizona, grandchildren: Cindy, Andy, Leigh, Susan, Juli, and Kaye, survive him. He is also survived by three stepchildren: Dr. Dennis Weiss and wife Patti Jo of Omaha, Nebraska, Teresa and husband Donald Mordhorst of Soldier township, Connie and husband Kenneth Kohler of Remsen, iowa; 5 great grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren, 9 step great grandchildren; and three siblings, Roland Borgstahl of Shelton, Nebraska, Garnet and her husband Robert Arnold of Denison, and Marcella and her husband Wilbert Jenkins of Storm Lake, Iowa.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 18, 1996 at 10:30 at Zion Lutheran Church.

BOTCHER, Bruce Lavern
Hastings Tribune (Nebraska) Thursday, October 16, 1997
Hastings resident Bruce Lavern Botcher, 41, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 1997, as a result of a semitrailer truck accident near Brookville, Pa.

Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Avoca, Iowa, with the Revs. Paul Bengtson and Wayne Paulsen officiating. His remains were cremated. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery in South Sioux City, Iowa.

Mr. Botcher was born April 25, 1956, to Lavern and Alice (Dose) Botcher. He graduated from Galva (Iowa) High School in 1975. In 1977 he graduated from Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg, Iowa. He was a truck driver for Nebraska Atlantic Transportation Inc. of Fremont.

Survivors are two children, Steven and Nicole, both of Grand Island; his parents of Avoca, Iowa; two sisters, Rhonda Greder of Plymouth, Minn., and Julie Malone of Dow City, Iowa; one brother, Brian of Denver; and his paternal grandmother, Bertha Botcher of Sioux City, Iowa.

March 23, 1939
Many from Here Attend Henry Boyens Funeral
Henry Boyens, 75, died Thursday at his home in Denison, after suffering nine years from a paralytic stroke that affected his vocal cords and the muscles of his legs. He had been unable to walk or talk since the stroke.

Funeral services were held at 3 o'clock at the home and at 3:15 at Zion Lutheran Church. Rev. Carl W. Schmidt was in charge of the services.

Among those from here attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Peter C. Hollander, Miss Annie Hollander, Mr. and Mrs. John Klinker, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Jacobsen and son, Magnus, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Johannsen, Mr. and Mrs. John Johannsen, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Klotz, Mr. and Mrs. John Schmadeke, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Petersen and sons, Bernhard and Jurgen.

BOYENS, Irene Elizabeth
Denison Bulletin
Tuesday, May 6, 2003
Irene Elizabeth Jensen was born September 23, 1918, the daughter of Lorenz and Wilhemina Ladwig Boyens. She died Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at her home in Ricketts, Iowa at the age of eighty-four.

Irene was born in Goodrich Township near Denison, Iowa. She was baptized in Christ on November 3, 1918 at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison by Rev. Frese. At the age of four she moved with her family to farm east of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Soldier Township, Charter Oak, Iowa. There Irene attended parochial school through the eighth grade and was confirmed on March 30, 1932, also at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

In 1943, Irene was united in marriage to Meinert Jensen at Tampa, Florida and spent four years there while Meinert was in the Army Air Corp during World War II. In 1947, they moved back to Ricketts, Iowa where they owned a trucking business. The couple were blessed with two daughter, Zeone and Michele. Irene worked in various homes and cafes in her earlier years. She later worked for the Schleswig-Ricketts School as a cook and janitor for nineteen years before retiring.

Irene was a devout member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Ricketts. She was also a member of St. Luke's Ladies Aid and LLL. She was active in many organizations including the Ricketts, 3930 Auxiliary, The Golden Club and Senior Citizens. In her leisure time, Irene enjoyed making quilts as wedding gifts for her family and friends.

Preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1978, a grandson, Scott Gloede, one sister Viola Jess and one brother, Raymond Boyens Sr. Survivors include two daughters, Zeone DeMarrais and her husband Steve of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Michelle Phillips and her husband Bob of Omaha, Nebraska; four grandchildren, Christine DeMarrais, Jason DeMarrais, Andrea Sandy and Chad Gloede and four great grandchildren, Taylor Sandy, Scott Gloede Offutt, Briar Swagger, and Kassidy DeMarrais; many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 am, Friday, April 25, 2003 at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Ricketts, Iowa. Rev. Eugene Ernst officiated the service and grave side rites held at the Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison, Iowa. Marlene Lee provided the organ accompaniment for soloist, Bambi Schrader singing "Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound" and congregational hymns "How Great Thou Art" and "I'm But a Stranger Here". Those serving as honorary pallbearers were: Jason DeMarrais, Chris DeMarrais, Andrea Sandy and Chad Gloede. Pallbearers were: Raymond Boyens, Jr., Barbara Van Horn, Jerrie Lynn Wigg, Susan Sievers, Carol Domino, and Julie Teut. The family invited everyone in attendance at the service to join them in fellowship and lunch at the church, served by the Ladies Aid. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison was in charge of arrangements.

BOYENS, Raymond Alfred
The Charter Oak - Ute NEWSpaper
June 28, 2001
Raymond Alfred Boyens Sr. was born March 6, 1915, the son of Lorenz and Minnie Ladwig Boyens. He died Sunday, June 17, 2001, at the Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison, Iowa, at the age of eighty-six. Raymond was born in Goodrich Township, Denison, Iowa, and was baptized in Christ on April 11, 1915 at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison by Rev. Frese and later confirmed in English and German at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Soldier Township, Charter Oak, Iowa by Rev. Otto VonGemmingen. He grew up in Crawford County and received his education at the Immanuel Lutheran School, Soldier Township. After receiving his education, Raymond went to work on the family farm.

In 1941, Raymond was inducted into the United States Army and trained in Illinois. He was then stationed at Lowry Field Army and Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado, where he served as a medic. His final station during World War II was in England, near London where he also served as a medic.

On August 10, 1943, Raymond was united in marriage to Mildred Maxine Clay in Denver, Colorado. After receiving his honorable discharge from the Army, the couple made their home in rural Ricketts, Iowa, where they farmed until retirement. Raymond also did custom corn shelling for many years. Maxine passed away on December 8, 1992 and Raymond continued to live on the farm until moving to the Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison in February of 1998.

Raymond was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Ricketts, the Schleswig V.F.W. and the Charter Oak American Legion.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Maxine and one sister, Viola Jess. Survivors include one daughter, Susan Sievers and her husband, Mike of Carroll; two sons, Raymond Boyens Jr. and his wife, Lois of Denison and Roger Maynard of Fort Collins, Colorado; seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Also one sister, Irene Jensen of Ricketts; two brothers-in-law, Walter Clay and his wife, Catherine of Irvine, California and Doyle Clay and his wife, Jane of Greenfield, Ohio; one sister-in-law, Clara Kilgore and her husband, George of Clearfield, Iowa; also many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2001 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Ricketts, Iowa. Rev. Eugene Ernst officiated the service and grave side rites held at Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig, Iowa. Organist Marlene Lee provided the accompaniment for soloist Bambi Schrader as she sang, "Amazing Grace" and for the congregational hymn, "I'm But A Stranger Here". A prayer service was held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison. Those serving as pallbearers were Patti Rowedder, Kirk Maynard, Ryan Sievers, John Maynard, Tim Maynard and Vicki Boyens. The family invited everyone in attendance to return to the church and join them in fellowship and lunch served by the Ladies Aid. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison was in charge of arrangements.

BOYSEN, Ted James
Denison Review, page 7, Friday, June 28, 2002
Ted James Boysen, 31, of Holstein, Iowa died Sunday, June 16, 2002 from a motorcycle accident near Cherokee, Iowa.

Ted was born on November 27, 1970 in Denison, Iowa the son of Jim and Judy (Schroeder) Boysen. He was baptized in Denison and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Holstein. He received his education at Galva-Holstein Community School. After graduating he started working for Schoon Construction in Cherokee until the present.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. He loved to play golf with his buddies in Cherokee. He also enjoyed playing with his nieces. He loved working on his cars and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his loving parents, Jim and Judy Holstein; two sisters and husbands, Deb and Brian Colshan of Cushing, Iowa, Linette and Steve Meyer of Minneapolis, Minnesota; nieces Megan, Brianna, and Hannah Colshan and Emma Meyer; many aunts, uncles and cousins; special friends Joyce Albers and Samantha Jessen.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; a cousin Susan Boysen; and uncle Rev. Joe Boysen.

Services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2002 at St. Paul Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church in Holstein with Pastor Curist Benson officiating. Burial was held in the Holstein Cemetery. Visitation was held from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2002 and a prayer service was held at 7:00 p.m.

BRANDT, Violette Emma
Denison Bulletin, Tuesday February 5, 2002, page 3
Violette Noelck, age 95 of Denison and formerly of Westside, died Saturday, February 2, at the Denison Care Center in Denison. Funeral services were today at the Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia with burial in the Westside Cemetery in Westside. The Huebner Funeral Home in Westside was in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Drotleff of Mayfield Heights, Ohio and seven grandchildren.

Denison Review, Friday, February 22, 2002, page 7
Violette Emma Noelck was born September 10, 1906, the daughter of Claus and Emma Rathman Brandt. She died at the Denison Care Center, Saturday, February 2, 2002, at the age of ninety-five.

Violette was born on a farm one mile west of Arcadia, Iowa. She received her education in schools near her home and Arcadia. She was baptized in Christ at Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia and confirmed there April 9, 1922. after completing her education, Violette worked for the Arcadia Telephone Company until she was united in marriage to Henry Noelck, November 30, 1927. The couple settled in Westside and were blessed with the birth of three children. After the death of her husband in 1950, Violette returned to work at the Westside Telephone Company and the Horse Head Cafe.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia and the Westside Cemetery Association. In her leisure time, she enjoyed bird watching, caring for her yard, music and embroidery. She also anticipated socializing with family and friends as they visited over coffee, freshly baked bread and cookies.

Violette was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; two sons, Warren and Myron Noelck; four sisters: Minnie Preyt, Dorothy Brandt, Annie Butler and Christina Wiebers; and one brother Henry Brandt. Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Drotleff and her husband, Wayne of Mayfield Heights, Ohio; daughter-in-laws, Corrine Noelck of Naperville, Illinois; and Mary Mooney of Glendora, California; and seven grandchildren: Linda Hardt, Gregory Noelck; Christopher Noelck; Diane Drotleff, Kurt Drotleff, Michael Noelck, and Michele Noelck.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 5, 2002, at Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia, Iowa. Rev. Carl Noble officiated the service and grave side rites held at Westside Cemetery in Westside. A prayer service was held Monday at 7:30 pm, at the funeral home in Westside. Organist Lisa McNelly provided the organ accompaniment for congregational hymns; "A Mighty Fortress is Our God", "I Know That My Redeemer Lives", and "Lift High the Cross". Those serving as pallbearers were: Gordon Wiebers, Wayne Drotleff, William Sharp, Michael Noelck, David Benton, and Kurt Drotleff. The family invited everyone in attendance to join them in fellowship and lunch served by the Ladies Aid. The Huebner Funeral Home in Westside was in charge of the arrangements.

BROCKMANN, Anna Emelia
August 26, 1965
Obituary of Anna Friedrichsen Who died Aug. 18
Funeral services for Anna E. Friedrichsen were held Friday morning at the United Church of Christ. Mrs. Harlan Buffum and Rrs. Ray Martens sang, "The Lord's My Shepherd" and "In the Garden." They were accompanied on the organ by Mrs. Broder Petersen. Rev. R.J. Ratzlaff read the following obituary.
Anna Emelia Friedrichsen was born May 24, 1887 in Hayes Township, Ida County. She was the daughter of Claus Brockmann and his wife, Kathrina (Lahrsen). She married Adolph Wellendorf on March 4, 1908. He died in 1919. She was remarried to Herman Friedrichsen August 30, 1922. He died in 1951.
She died at her home in Schleswig on August 18th, after a lingering illness. She was 78 years, two months, and 24 days old.
She lived her entire life in the Schleswig community and in town for 31 years. She was a member of the United Church of Christ.
She is survived by a daughter, Lillian Grill, a son, Herman Wellendorf, two sisters, Hulda Petersen, Ella Friedrichsen, and a brother, Emil Brockmann, three grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Burial was made in the Morgan Cemetery. THe pallbearers were Elmer Wellendorf, Hans Wellendorf, Harvey Wellendorf, C. Henry Petersen, Emil Petersen, and LeRoy Friedrichsen.

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