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Tamara (Tami) Machelle Lewis, 44

Posted March 4, 2014 at 11:57 pm

Tamara (Tami) Machelle Lewis died March 3, 3:00 a.m., 2014 at Sanford Hospital, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Tami went home to the Lord with the love and presence of her husband and family by her side.

Funeral services will begin at 1:00 pm Thursday, March 6 at First Evangelical Free Church, Sioux Falls with burial in Brule Creek Cemetery, rural Elk Point. Visitation will begin at 4:00 pm Wednesday at Heritage Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the Children’s Home Society, 801 N. Sycamore, Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57110. 

Tami was born to Wendell and Dieanna Powell July

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    Gladys L. Kolker, 82

    Gladys L. Kolker of Le Mars passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 5 at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Reverend Jean Ziettlow officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with family present after 5:00 p.m. followed by a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service. Visitation will continue Wednesday

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    Thomas “Bucket” Waterbury, 69

    Thomas “Bucket” Waterbury, 69, of Alton, Iowa, formerly of Akron died unexpectedly on February 25, 2014, in Lake Havasu, Arizona, doing what he loved: a day of golf with buddies, and looking forward to dinner and watching a Hawkeye basketball game with his wife and friends.

    Funeral services were on Tuesday, March 4 at Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Deacon Richard Port of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron will officiate. Burial followed in St. Patrick’s Catholic

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    Jack Rolfes, 59

    Jack Rolfes of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away February 7, 2014. He is survived by his wife Laurie, his daughter Rikki, two sons Ron and Jon, two daughters-in-law Jami and Laura, six granddaughters plus two on the way, his mother Donna, his brother Rick and his wife Joan, many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and cousins, some from the Akron area.

    Jack was preceded in death by his dad Lee Rolfes, Grace and Bill Blankenburg, and Frank and Ida Rolfes.

    Kristy Mae Sanchez, 22

    Kristy Mae Sanchez, of Indianapolis, Ind., passed away Feb. 20, 2014. She was born July 17, 1991 in Indianapolis, Ind., to John Marshall Sanchez and Tina Marie Gilbert.

    Kristy leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Gabby Sanchez; son, Julian Sanchez; parents John Marshall Sanchez of Indianapolis, and Tina Marie Gilbert of Sioux City; and siblings: John Sanchez of Indianapolis; Roy Dillon Sanchez of Sioux City; Nathan Sanchez; Derrin Sanchez and Alicia Sanchez, all of Akron; grandmother Sandra Lee Gilbert of Indianapolis and a host of

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    William “Ben” Naylor, 95

    William “Ben” Naylor of Akron formerly of Beatrice, Neb., passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Akron Care Center in Akron.

    Memorial services were held Monday, Feb. 24 at the Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Pastor David Husmann of Grace Faith Fellowship in Sioux City officiated. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

    William Benjamin Naylor was born Jan. 12, 1919, in Morrowville, Kan.,

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    Graham Evan Engel, of Omaha, Neb., passed away Feb. 11, 2014 from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. He went down for his nap and didn’t wake up.

    The prayer service was held on Friday, Feb. 14 at Citylight Church in Omaha, and a memorial service was held on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the church. Pastor Gavin Johnson officiated. Braman’s Mortuary & Cremation Services in Omaha was in charge of arrangements. After cremation, burial will be at a later date.

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    Marie Eloise (Cline) Dame, 93

    Marie Eloise (Cline) Dame was born Jan. 17, 1921, at Bertha, Neb., to Claude and Grace (Ruhe) Cline. She passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at her home in Oakland.

    Marie grew up in Bertha and attended grade school at District 36. She moved to Oakland with her family, where she went to high school graduating in 1939. Marie worked as a waitress in local cafes, and even well into her years, would remember her favorite customers and what

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    Donald L. Johnson, 76

    Donald L. Johnson of New Braunfels, Texas, formerly of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at Eden Home, Inc. in New Braunfels after a battle with cancer.

    Masonic services were held on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Masonic Lodge No. 1425 in Canyon Lake, Texas.

    Don was born on Jan. 4, 1938, in Sioux City to George and Coila “Ollie” (Crane) Johnson. Don grew up in Sioux City and graduated from Central High School and

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    Marie Henke, 83

    Marie Henke of Akron, Iowa, passed away Monday, February 17, 2014, at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 20 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Reverend Jim Berka will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19 at the Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Expressions of

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