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Oralee Kasa, 81

Posted September 19, 2016 at 4:21 pm

Oralee Kasa of Huron, South Dakota, died Thursday, September 15, 2016, at the Huron Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Her funeral service was Monday, September 19 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established at American Bank and Trust for an education scholarship in Oralee Kasa’s honor. Visit www.kuhlerfuneralhome.com.

Oralee Ann McLane was born March 25, 1935, to Margaret (Vindahl) and Neil McLane at Hudson, South Dakota. She graduated from Akron High School at Akron, Iowa.

After graduation she attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls graduating with a teaching degree. She met the love of her life while at Augustana and was united in marriage to Roger

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    Arrangements are pending at this time.

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    Ruth Berry, 85

    Ruth Berry of Akron, Iowa formerly of New York, was welcomed into heaven Wednesday, September 14, 2016, from Countryside Health Care Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 19, 2016, at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Pastor Jonathan Young of New Life Community Church in Sioux City will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Warners, NY. Visitation with the family present will be from 10:00 a.m.

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    Lititia Edna Geary, 88

    Lititia Edna Geary of Elk Point, S.D. passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, September 12, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elk Point with Fr. Joe Vogel and Fr. John Rassmussen officiating. Burial was next to her husband, James Sr., in St. Joseph Cemetery in Elk Point, SD. Arrangements were under the direction of Kober Funeral Home in Elk Point, S.D. Condolences

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    Richard Lee Philips, 89

    Richard Lee Philips of Akron, Iowa passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden, Iowa.

    Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Adaville United Methodist Church, rural Merrill, Iowa. Reverend Merrill Muller will officiate. Inurnment will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, rural Merrill with military honors conducted by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 16, 2016 with

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    Larry Lorensen, 72

    Larry Lorensen of Le Mars Iowa, died Friday August 12, 2016, at Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen following a lengthy illness. Memorial services were held August 21 at Rexwinkel Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars.

    Larry Gene Lorensen was born Dec. 25, 1943, in Akron Iowa, the son of Leslie and Dorothea (Taylor) Lorensen. He attended school in Akron and graduated from Akron High School in 1962.

    He was United in marriage to

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    Joy Nissenbaum

    Joy Deane (Arkin) Nissenbaum passed away on Aug. 11, 2016, in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. She was a graduate of Akron High School in 1943.

    Graveside services were held Aug. 13.

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    Loraine ‘Lori’ Koplin Hoffman, 91

    Loraine Hoffman went to be with our Heavenly Father June 8, 2016. Services were held on Saturday, June 11, 2016, in the Chapel of Osborn Funeral Home in Shreveport, La. Interment followed at Forest Park Cemetery in Shreveport.

    Loraine was born in Akron, Iowa April 7, 1925. A farmer’s daughter, and one of six children, she was raised on the family homesteaded land near Spink Township, S.D. where many memorable and bountiful family gatherings were held over the years.

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    Mary Gillis, 64

    Mary Gillis of Akron, Iowa passed away unexpectedly Monday, August 15, 2016, at her home in Akron.

    Memorial services were held Saturday, August 20 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sioux City. Arrangements are under the direction of Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family trough www.rexwinkelfh.com.

    Mary was born on Oct. 29, 1951, to Mary Jean Lang and Robert Joseph Schneiders. She attended St. Boniface

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    Lavonne Klemme, 92,

    Lavonne Klemme of Hawarden, Iowa, formerly of Akron, Iowa, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden.

    A Memorial Service will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 19 at Brule Creek Lutheran Church in rural Elk Point, South Dakota, with Pastor Steve Martens officiating. A visitation with the family present will be from 9:30 a.m. until the start of the service at the church. Burial will be at Brule Creek Lutheran Cemetery in rural

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