Obituaries, Feb. 9, 2007
ZENITH STORY, 87, of Tyler, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, at the Tyler Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Dingmann Funeral Home, Luverne. MARIE HOLLANDER, 93, of George, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at the George Good Samaritan Center. Born Ja...
ZENITH STORY, 87, of Tyler, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, at the Tyler Hospital.
Arrangements are pending with Dingmann Funeral Home, Luverne.
MARIE HOLLANDER, 93, of George, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at the George Good Samaritan Center.
Born Jan. 13, 1914, on a farm in Lyon County near Edna, she was the daughter of Charles and Anne Hilbrands Sprock. She married Herman Hollander Dec. 12, 1934, in rural George. He died May 22, 1969.
She grew up on a farm and attended country school. Following marriage, they resided on a farm near Ashton until 1940, when they moved to George. She was a member of Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, George. She became a resident of the George Good Samaritan Center on March 4, 2002.
Surviving are three children, Carol (Floyd) Ver Hoef, Rock Rapids, Darold (Glenda) Hollander, Hollister, Mo., and Janice Mahler, Aurora, Colo.; two sisters, Sena Dietz, George, and Mary Sprock, George; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at Roste Funeral Home, George.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Rick Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, George.
HELEN ENGBARTH, 69, of Humboldt, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, at Humboldt County Memorial Hospital.
Born Dec. 1, 1937, in George, she was the daughter of Joe and Bernice Athens. She married Norbert Engbarth Feb. 18, 1957. He died Nov. 24, 1988.
She graduated from high school in George in 1956. Following marriage, the couple lived in Adrian for eight years. In 1965, they moved to Worthington, where she worked at Campbell's Soup Co. for a short time. In 1984, the family moved to Fort Madison, Iowa. In December 1989, she and her youngest daughter moved to Humboldt.
Surviving are one son, David (Laura) Engbarth, White Salmon, Wash.; one daughter, Nicole LeMaster, Humboldt; one sister, Lil Athens, Humboldt; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home, Humboldt, with a parish rosary and scripture service at 8 p.m.
The service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Humboldt, with the Rev. William Schreiber officiating. Burial will be in St. Adrian Cemetery, Adrian.
IDA STEGEMAN, 94, of Bloomington and formerly of Boyden and George, Iowa, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at the Minnesota Masonic Home, Bloomington.
Born Oct. 2, 1912, in Carlock, S.D., she was the daughter of David and Christina Deutsch. She married Henry Stegeman Jan. 20, 1945. He preceded her in death.
Following marriage, the couple farmed until 2001, when she retired to George. Her last two years were spent in Minnesota. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, rural Boyden, where she taught Sunday School for many years and was active in the Dorcas Society.
Surviving are four children, Aaron (Janet) Stegeman, Clive, Iowa, Bernice (David) Smolley, Eden Prairie, Donna (Conrad) Schnerk, Bloomington, and Loreen (Jay) Stravers, DeKalb, Ill.; two sisters, Erna Hill and Leona (Andy) Schmidt; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at St. John Lutheran Church, Boyden.
The service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, Boyden, with the Rev. Kim Peterson and the Rev. Trudy Peterson officiating.
Roste Funeral Home, George, is handling the arrangements.