Obituaries, August 8, 2006
DOMINIC SCHEIDT, 88, of Luverne, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at the Mary Jane Brown Home, Luverne. Born March 10, 1918, in Adrian, he was the son of Anthony and Frances Kellen Scheidt. He married Zelda Serie Sept. 28, 1943, in Luverne. He attend...
DOMINIC SCHEIDT, 88, of Luverne, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at the Mary Jane Brown Home, Luverne.
Born March 10, 1918, in Adrian, he was the son of Anthony and Frances Kellen Scheidt. He married Zelda Serie Sept. 28, 1943, in Luverne.
He attended St. Adrian Catholic School. After marriage the couple farmed in rural Adrian. In November of 1947 they moved to the Hinckley Farm west of Luverne, which was known as the old brick factory. In 1980 they moved to Luverne. He was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, Luverne, where he served as an usher. He also served as trustee when the new church was being built in 1975. He was a member of the St. Joseph's Society.
Surviving is his wife; four children, Mary Bullerman, Thief River Falls, Lawrence (Regina) Scheidt, Rochester, Tony (Pat) Scheidt, Luverne, and Tim (Susan) Scheidt, Warsaw, Ind.; a brother, Norbert (Shirley) Scheidt, Adrian; a sister, Anna Marie Heitkamp, Adrian; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2:30 to 8 p.m. today at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Luverne, with a rosary service at 3 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Catherine Catholic Church.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Jennings officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Dingmann Funeral Home, Luverne, is in charge of the arrangements.
ODA DWIRE, 70, of rural Arco, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Born March 12, 1936, near Tyler, she was the daughter of Henrik and Esther Sorensen Henriksen. She married Robert Dwire Feb. 28, 1959, in Arco. He died in December 1993.
She grew up on various farms in Lincoln County, settling on a farm near Arco. She graduated from Ivanhoe Public School in 1954 and entered the nursing program at Swedish Hospital in Minneapolis. She received her nursing degree in 1957 and worked at Fairview Hospital for a short time. After marriage, the couple farmed near Arco, and she worked as a nurse at Tyler Hospital. She then worked as a school nurse for the Tyler, Ivanhoe and Hendricks schools. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Arco, where she was involved in WELCA, Sunday School and other activities. She was a member of Divine Providence Hospital Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary, "Walk the Line" Extension Club, Red Hat Society and TOPS. She also served as a Red Cross volunteer.
Surviving are her three children, Dale (Mary) Dwire, Arco, Karen (Gary) Bruxvoort, Chandler, and Barbara (Sam) Hunter, White Bear Lake; three brothers, Tom Henriksen, New Prague, John (Lori) Henriksen, Albert Lea, and Niels (Bonnie) Henriksen, Grand Rapids; three sisters, Marie Henriksen, Arco, Elin (Skip) Krueger, Minnetonka, and Ardis Henriksen, Arco; and eight grandchildren.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the Hartquist Funeral Home, Utoft-Johansen Chapel, Tyler, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bethany Lutheran Church, Arco.
The service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bethany Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Arco Cemetery.
MARIE ANN KIRCHNER, 90, of Fulda, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at the Our House Hospice Home in Slayton.
Born May 17, 1916, near Lismore, she was the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Recker Schnieder. She married Arthur Kirchner May 23, 1950, in Lismore. He died in February 1988.
She grew up on the family farm and attended St. Anthony's Catholic School. After marriage, they lived on a farm near Avoca. She continued to live on the farm until November 2004, when she moved to the Peterson Estates in Westbrook. She was a member of St. Gabriel's Church, where she belonged to the CCW.
Surviving are six children, Elaine (Wayne) Fenicle, Pipestone, Jane (Dennis) Plaetz, Lucan, Earl Kirchner, Avoca, Gene Kirchner, Avoca, Arlene (Gene) Bloemendaal, Pipestone, and Rita Kirchner, Slayton; a brother Al (Marie) Schnieder, Worthington; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today, with a 4:30 rosary service and a 7:30 p.m. prayer service, at Totzke Funeral Home, Fulda, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church, Fulda.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church.
CARL HANSEN, 91, of St. James, formerly of rural Butterfield, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at St. James Health Services, St. James.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Kramer Family Funeral Home, Trimont, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Odin.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Carla Reierson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
MARY MAHON, 74, of Slayton, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at Our House Hospice Home, Slayton.
Visitation will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Slayton.
The service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Slayton Memorial Gardens, Slayton.
Totzke Funeral Home, Slayton, is in charge of arrangements.
MARY WINKEL, 89, of George, Iowa, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, in Austin.
Born Dec. 3, 1916, on a farm near George, she was the daughter of Simon and Jennie Walters Julius. She married George Winkel Nov. 24, 1936. He died Nov. 8, 1994.
After her mother died when she was ten, Mary and her family moved to a farm near Little Rock, Iowa, where she completed the eighth grade in a country school. After marriage, the couple lived in Little Rock, Rock Rapids, Donna, Texas, and farmed 24 years in Nemaha and Newell, Iowa. While living in Newell, she attended Bethel Baptist Church. They retired to George in 1983 and were members of the Tabernacle Baptist Church.
Surviving are five children, Greg (Marilyn) Winkel, Sac City, Iowa, Lawrence (Alice) Winkel, Muscatine, Iowa, Eldon (Bette) Winkel, Lyle, Larry Winkel, Huntington Beach, Calif., and Georgia (Charlie) Gerken, Sibley, Iowa; two brothers, John Julius, George, and Raymond (Mary) Julius, Worthington; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. today at the Tabernacle Baptist Church, George, with the Rev. Bryan Anderson officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, George.
OSCAR BAERENWALD, 93, of Sheldon, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at the Northwest Iowa Health Center, Senior Care, Sheldon.
Born March 25, 1913, on the family farm near Matlock, Iowa, he was the son of August and Amtilda Miller Baerenwald. He married Wava Davison March 12, 1935, in Elk Point, S.D. She died March 6, 1989.
He graduated from Boyden High School in 1933, then worked as a farm hand until he bought his gravel trucks. He then hauled gravel and operated a gravel crushing machine. With a partner, he purchased a sand pit and gravel washing business. In the off season for 48 years, he sheared sheep. He retired from hauling gravel in 1991 after 57 years. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Sheldon, and served on the church council.
Surviving are his three children, Arlen (Judy) Baerenwald, Algona, Iowa, Lowell (Jane) Baerenwald, Eagan, and Lana Baerenwald, Eagan; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and special friend Nettie Urban, Sheldon.
Visitation was Monday at Vander Ploeg Funeral Home, Sheldon.
The service will be 11:00 a.m. today at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Sheldon, with Brian Lagerstam officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery, Sheldon.
CEIL CRESWELL, 77, of Boyden, Iowa, died Monday, Aug, 7, 2006, at the George Good Samaritan Home in George, Iowa.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m., at Vander Ploeg Funeral Home, Boyden.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home, with the Rev. Marvin Lindley officiating. Burial will be in the Sheridan Township Cemetery, Boyden.
WALLY TRIGG, 87, formerly of Pipestone, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at the Palisades Manor Nursing Home, Garretson, S.D.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel.
The service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Peace United Methodist Church, Pipestone. Burial will be in the New Woodlawn Cemetery.