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Pages 14, 15 & 16 — Izzy Deeds & Other State Wrestlers

Izzy Deeds wrapped up a stellar high school career with 107 wins and a fourth-place finish at state in girls’ wrestling.  On the boys’ side, Brand Beaver (WC) and Jace Henderson (MVAO) fell just short of the podium.  Read Jerry Giese’s stories on pages 14, 15 & 16.

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Pages 8 & 9 — School News from L-B, WC, K-P and MVAO

School news on pages 8 & 9 encompasses four different schools.  Lawton-Bronson students recently attended the SMART Competition at Morningside.  Woodbury Central archers qualified for the state championships.  Kingsley-Pierson is preparing for its spring play, “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”.  And coach and author Ryan Sloth visited with MVAO students.

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Della Delperdang

Della E. Delperdang, 101, of Kingsley, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at Kingsley Specialty Care with her family by her side.  Funeral services were held Saturday, February 10, 2024, at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley. Rev. Jason Letsche will officiated. Burial followed at Kingsley Cemetery.  Della Eileen Delperdang was born on…

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Carrie Stamm

Carrie Stamm, 49, of Moville, Iowa died Monday, February 5, 2024 at her home.  A Celebration of Life was held Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Waterbury Funeral Service, 4125 Orleans Ave,  in Sioux City. Burial was in Arlington Township Cemetery in Moville. Carrie was born August 13, 1974 in Sioux City, the daughter of Donald…

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Marlan Todd

Marlan L. Todd, 74, of Holstein, formerly of Washta passed away on Friday, February 9, 2024 at the Senior Living of Holstein.   A funeral service was held on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Holstein with the Pastor Dan Barnes officiating.  Burial will be at the Liberty Township…

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Jenifer “Jeni” Umbach

Jenifer “Jeni” Umbach, 51, of Anthon, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at the UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center of Sioux City, Iowa. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, February 16, 2024, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church of Anthon, Iowa. Father Randy L. Schon officiated. Committal Services  followed…

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Ralph Diamond

Ralph C. Diamond, 98, of Anthon, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 10, 2024. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2024, at the Anthon Community Methodist Church of Anthon, Iowa. Lay Minister Shirley Nelson will officiate. Inurnment will take place in the Oak Hill Cemetery of Anthon,…

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Vernon Ohlendorf

Vernon Ohlendorf, 92, of Loveland, CO, died January 11, 2024. Vernon was born to Louis and Alice (Knight) Ohlendorf in Le Mars, Iowa and attended school in a one room building in Kingsley. While attending Wayne State College, Vern served in the National Guard. He worked many decades thereafter in the evolving computer industry for…

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