Obituaries, August 3, 2006
DAISY JACOBS, 91, of Windom, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Center, Windom. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at LaCanne Family Funeral Home, Windom, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Windom.
DAISY JACOBS, 91, of Windom, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Center, Windom.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at LaCanne Family Funeral Home, Windom, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Windom.
The service will be 10 a.m. Aug. 11 at First United Methodist Church, Windom, with the Rev. Art Miller officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Windom.
KEITH KRUSE, 55, of Little Rock, died Monday, July 31, 2006, at Veterans Administration Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Born March 20, 1951, in Sibley, Iowa, he was the son of Andrew and Arlys Lindaman Kruse. He married Phyllis Rachuy Sept. 21, 1973.
He lived the first five years of his life on a farm near George, Iowa, and then moved with his family to Little Rock. He graduated from Little Rock High School in 1969 and from Sioux Falls College in 1973. He served in the U.S. Army where he was a clinical psychologist. He was a member of Salem Reformed Church, Little Rock. He was a lifetime member of Buss Johnson Post 316 and Disabled Veterans. He became a patient at Veterans Administration Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., because of multiple sclerosis.
Surviving are two sons, Scott Kruse, Little Rock, Chad Kruse, Sioux Falls; his mother; and two brothers, Clayton (Sharon) Kruse, Boyden, Iowa, Kenny (Cheryl) Kruse, Matlock, Iowa.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Salem Reformed Church, Little Rock, with the Rev. Brian Hellinga officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Little Rock.
Bolin Funeral Chapel, Little Rock, is in charge of arrangements.
LIONEL PEDERSON, 68, of Ashton, died Monday, July 31, 2006, southeast of Sibley, Iowa.
Born Jan. 24, 1938, in Onamia, he was the son of Oscar and Marget Mikkelson Pederson. He married Martha Swanson Nov. 14, 1959, in Seattle, Wash.
He attended grade school in Wahkon. He served in the U.S. Army from January 1956 to November 1958. After marriage, they lived in the Seattle area until December 2004, when they moved to Ashton. He was a carpenter and served as a recording secretary for 25 years in the Carpenters Local 131 in Seattle.
Surviving are his wife; one son, Michael (Shannon) Pederson, Seattle; one daughter, Lisa (David) Phillips, Ashton; two brothers, Harold Pederson, Seattle and Ashton, Eldon (Carol) Pederson, Onamia; five sisters, Joyce (Louis) Richards, Mora, Margie Schulze, Klamath Falls, Ore., Adeline (Bill) Anderson, Onamia, Lorraine South, Congress, Ariz., Susan Hagen, Isle; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Walton-Roste Funeral Home, Ashton.
The service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Walton-Roste Funeral Home, with the Rev. Scott Meyer officiating. A private family burial will be at a later date.
HAROLD MILLARD GILMAN, 83, of Edgerton, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at Edgebrook Care Center, Edgerton.
Born Jan. 4, 1923, near Leota, he was the son of Millard and Hattie Mouw Gilman. He was raised by his grandparents, John and Jennie Mouw. He married Alberta VanLant.
He attended Leota School. After marriage, they farmed near Leota until they moved to a farm near Woodstock in 1960. They farmed there until October 2001, when they retired and moved to Edgerton. He became a resident of the Edgebrook Care Center July 11, 2006. He was a member of Reformed Church, Woodstock, where he served three terms as an elder. He also served on the New Life Treatment Center board.
Surviving are his wife; five sons, John (Jeanne) Gilman, Norwalk, Calif., Dean (Evie) Gilman, Edgerton, Brad (Mary) Gilman, Boise, Idaho, Burton (Sharyl) Gilman, Hatfield, Todd (Kathy) Gilman, Woodstock; two daughters, Harriet (James) Talsma, Edgerton, Cathy (Terry) Winterfeld, Sioux Center, Iowa; 14 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Colonial Funeral Chapel, Edgerton.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Woodstock Reformed Church, Woodstock. Burial will be in Leota Community Cemetery.
MARY LOUISE HAFNER, 58, of Littleton, died Tuesday, July 25, 2006, at her home.
Born March 7, 1948, she was the daughter of Dr. John and Bonnie Stam. She married Eddie Hafner in 1980.
She was a 1966 graduate of Worthington High School and earned degrees from Wheaton College in Illinois and the University of Southern California. After marriage, they lived in Rapid City, S.D., Kansas City, Kan., Madison, Wis., and then in the Denver, Colo., area.
Surviving are her husband; three sons, Casey Hafner, Ross Hafner and Grant Hafner; one daughter, Kelly Hafner; her parents, Rapid City; two brothers, John Stam, Enid, Okla., Paul Stam, Worthington; and three sisters, Rebecca Beebe, Chanhassen, Margaret Robbins, Hill City, S.D., and Muriel Anderson, Hill City.
The service was Monday at The Little White Church, Hill City. Burial was in Hill City Cemetery.
Osheim-Catron Funeral Home, Rapid City, was in charge of arrangements.
DONALD STUBBE, 77, of Sheldon, died Saturday, July 29, 2006, at Prairie View Care Center, Sheldon.
Born March 3, 1929, in rural George, Iowa, he was the son of Ben and Bertha DeGroot Stubbe. He married Grace Vanden Heuvel Dec. 29, 1949, in Rock Rapids, Iowa. She died in June 2006.
He attended the local rural school until he moved with his family to George, where he graduated from George High School. After marriage, they lived in George until 1955, Ellsworth until 1963 and then lived in Sheldon. During his teen-age years, he worked at the Council Oak grocery store. He then worked at George Elevator and later managed the Farmer's Co-op Elevator in Ellsworth. After moving to Sheldon, he spent the rest of his career in the insurance and securities business, working for Farmland Industries until his retirement. He was a member of Bethel Reformed Church, Sheldon. He served on several insurance boards. They spent their winters traveling in a motor home and eventually at their retirement home in Arizona.
Surviving are one son, Dean (Lisa) Stubbe, Frisco, Texas; two daughters, Sharon (Bob) Engel, Sheldon, Linda (Bob) Sheley, Spencer, Iowa; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The service was Wednesday at Bethel Reformed Church, Sheldon. Burial was in East Lawn Cemetery, Sheldon.
Roste Funeral Home, George, was in charge of arrangements.