Area Obituaries

Viola Place

Funeral services for Viola Place, 97, of Correctionville, Iowa and formerly of Milford,  Iowa, will be held at 10:30 am, Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Faith Community Church in Milford.  Interment will be at Okoboji Cemetery in Arnolds Park. Visitation will begin at 5 pm Friday, August 9, 2019, with the family present from 5-7…

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Lorraine Smith

Lorraine A. Smith, 88, of Sioux City, died on July 28, 2019, in Ankeny, Iowa, where she had been living with one of her daughters. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on September 21 in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City, followed by a lunch at her church, Redeemer Lutheran Church. Mrs. Smith…

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George Harrington

George Thomas Harrington, 89, of Correctionville, Iowa, formerly of Sioux City, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Correctionville Care Center after a long battle with dementia. Service were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 2 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Sioux City, with the Rev. David Hemann as the celebrant. Burial was in…

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Shantel Ploen

Shantel Christine (Ahn) Ploen, age 33 of Schaller, Iowa, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 at her home. Funeral services were held on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Howard Street Christian Church in Colfax.  Burial followed at McKeever Cemetery. The daughter of Gary and Diane (Prescott) Ahn, Shantel was born…

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Robert “Larry” Everhart

Robert L. “Larry” Everhart, 86, of Moville, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at his residence of Moville. A funeral service was held on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Moville with Rev. Harold E. Werley officiating.  Burial was held at the Arlington Cemetery of Moville. The…

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Roger Hinds

Roger W. Hinds, 61, of Bronson, Iowa died Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Roger’s family held a Celebration of Life on Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Bronson Shelter House in Bronson, Iowa from 6-8 pm. Roger William Hinds, 61, was born on January 12, 1958 in Sioux City, Iowa. He lost his battle with cancer…

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Thomas Umbach

Thomas P. Umbach, age 69, of Anthon, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at his home of Anthon.  Online condolences can be made at nicklasdjensenfh.com. A funeral Mass was held on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Anthon with the Msgr. R. Mark Duchaine officiating.  Burial…

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Marlyss Bottjen

Marlyss Bottjen, 84, of Kingsley, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Sioux Falls, S.D. Services were held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Jason Letsche officiating. Burial was in Kingsley Cemetery. Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may…

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Eleanor Sitzmann

Eleanor Jean Sitzmann, the 12-day-old daughter of Eric and Holly (Leaverton) Sitzmann, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital in Iowa City. Services were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church, with burial at Fairview Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. In lieu of flowers,…

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Berna “Bernie” Wenberg

Berna Dene “Bernie” Wenberg, 91, of Sioux City, passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at a local nursing home. A memorial service was held Saturday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel.  Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Online condolences may be made to www.meyerbroschapels.com. Bernie…

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