Area Obituaries

Duane “Bud” Johnson

Duane “Bud” Johnson, 86, of Merrill, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at a Sioux City hospital due to complications of the COVID-19 virus. Private family visitation will be held at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa. Online condolences may be sent to rohdefh.com. Bud was born on Nov. 27, 1933, in Quimby, Iowa,…

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Bobbie Toliver

Bobbie D. Toliver, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at MercyOne Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. A private family visitation was held at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa.  Burial will be at Black Hills National Cemetery in Rapid City, South Dakota. Bobbie Dean Toliver was born March 1, 1935 the son of Howard and…

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Loren Bush

Loren Raymond Bush, 81, of Sioux City, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at a local hospital. As a husband, father and grandfather, Loren deserves a beautiful tribute, so a celebration of life service will be held in August at St. Mark Lutheran Church with the date and time to be announced in the future. This…

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Bernice Lea Groth

Long-time Spearville, Kansas resident Bernice Lea Groth, 79, died May 22, 2020 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.  She was born on the family farm on August 22, 1940 in Woodbury County, Iowa, the daughter of Harvey Lyle and Bernice Louise (Bush) Robinson. A private funeral Mass will be held at St. John the Baptist…

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Juanita Beaubien

Our Mother, Grandma, Sister, Aunt, and Friend — Juanita Kaye Beaubien, 75, of Correctionville — passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at a Sioux City hospital. She was welcomed with open arms by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and reunited with her husband, Vincent; daughter, Andrea; and sister, Janice. Memorial Mass was at 9:30…

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Joan Ludvigson

Joan L. Ludvigson, age 87, of Holstein, formerly of Cushing, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the AbiliT Senior Living Center of Holstein. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 10:30 AM at the St. John Lutheran Church of Cushing with Rev. Tami Groth officiating. Burial was held at…

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Vernon Grubb

Vernon Dale Grubb, age 100, of Bloomington, Indiana, formerly of Kingsley, IA, died Monday, May 18, 2020, at Hearthstone Health Campus in Bloomington, Indiana. There will no services or visitation at this time. A memorial service is planned for a future date in Kingsley with burial of his cremated remains in the Kingsley Cemetery.  Online…

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Noreen King

Noreen E. King, age 83, entered peacefully into eternal rest on May 10, 2020 at Albany Medical Center. Noreen will be interred in Schenectady Memorial Park. Due to State and Federal guidelines, the King family will gather privately for Noreen’s services. Noreen was born on January 11, 1937 in Kingsley, Iowa, a daughter of the…

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Karlee Simonsen

Karlee Marie Simonsen, 9 months, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 surrounded by her family. Funeral Services were held 10:30am Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Waterbury Funeral Service of Sioux City. Karlee was born on July 17th, 2019 at 11:53am at St Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. At 7 1/2 weeks old Karlee was…

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Charles “Chuck” Peterson

Charles “Chuck” R. Peterson, 90, of Correctionville, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at the Correctionville Specialty Care of Correctionville. A private family burial will be held at the Correctionville Cemetery of Correctionville with Pastor John Riebhoff officiating. Charles R. Peterson was born February 20, 1930 in Correctionville, Iowa to August and Lillian (McCormick)…

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