Area Obituaries

Marjorie “Tooty” Jepsen

Marjorie “Tooty” Darlene Jepsen, 90 years young, of Correctionville, Iowa, peacefully entered into rest on June 18, 2020. A private family service is planned for Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Grace Lutheran Church in Correctionville with Pastor John Reibhoff officiating. Marjorie “Tooty” Darlene Jepsen was born on April 4, 1930 in Cherokee Iowa. She  was…

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Gary Kirchner Sr.

Gary Wesley Kirchner Sr., age 78, of Holstein, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020 at his home of Holstein. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.  The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Holstein is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences can be made at nicklasdjensenfh.com Gary Wesley Kirchner,…

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George Semple

George D. Semple, 93, died peacefully on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 of a short illness at his residence. He was with family at the time of his death. Under the direction of Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Larkin Chapel, a private family funeral is being arranged. A public memorial service will be held at a later date.…

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Curt Moodie

Curt Moodie, 71, of Kingsley, Iowa passed away peacefully on April 15, 2020 at his home. Memorial service is 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2020 with military honors. Visitation with family present will be 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 19, 2020 and will resume at 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday, all at…

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DeEtte “Dee” Larson

DeEtte “Dee” Miller- Schumann- Larson, age 69, of Kingsley, passed away  on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at MercyOne Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2020 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa with Pastor Ken Kraft officiating.  Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Sioux City, Iowa.  Online…

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James Rogers

James H. Rogers, 78, of Moville, Iowa, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020 at Mercy Medical. Private family graveside services were held at Floyd Township Cemetery on June 9, 2020. Arrangements are under the direction of Waterbury Funeral Service of Sergeant Bluff. James was born August 22, 1941 in rural Woodbury County, Iowa. He was…

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Robert (Bob) Jenness

Mr. Robert (Bob) Dean Jenness, age 89, of Scottsboro, Alabama, formerly of Pierson, Iowa, went to his heavenly home on Thursday, April 30, 2020 The family had a private service Saturday, May 2, 2020 at the Cedar Hill Cemetery. Robert was born at Correctionville, Iowa to Wesley and Gladys (Wever) Jenness. After they divorced Gladys…

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Bonnie Albers

Bonnie D. Albers, 88, of Kingsley, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Correction-ville Nursing Home in Correctionville, Iowa. There was a private family service at the funeral home with a graveside service at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Kingsley Cemetery with Pastor Mike Stevens officiating.  Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa…

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Merlyn Hansen

Merlyn A. Hansen, 84, of Pierson, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Lawton Senior Living surrounded by family following a brief illness. Funeral services with social distancing took place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at the Johnson – Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley.  Rev. Kim Crummer officiated.  Burial followed…

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Jan (Funk) Seay

Jan Elizabeth Seay, 69, of Aubrey, Texas, the former Jan Funk of Moville, Iowa, passed away May 13, 2020 after falling ill, with her son by her side. A longtime resident of Anchorage, Alaska, Jan was born to the late Winfred and Darlene Funk Niles on October 30, 1950 in Sioux City, Iowa. Jan graduated…

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