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Kelly R. Kruithoff, 57

Posted December 14, 2015 at 12:26 am

Kelly R. Kruithoff of Sioux City died Sunday, Dec. 6 in Sioux City. Graveside services were held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 at Graceland Park Cemetery in Sioux City with Rev. Kenny Hsu officiating. Per Mr. Kruithoff’s request, there was no visitation. Arrangements were under the direction of Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City.

Kelly R. Kruithoff was born Oct. 25, 1958 in Sioux City, the son of Andrew and Alice (Scheel) Kruithoff. He was raised in Riverside and attended schools there. He graduated from West High School in 1977 and Morningside College in 1981.

He started working at the Leader-Courier newspaper in Elk Point in 1980, his senior year in college. In 1997, he was named editor of

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    Irma E. (Pollock) Woudenberg, 97

    Irma E. (Pollock) Woudenberg, of Lincoln, Neb., passed away November 29, 2015.

    A Celebration Of Life was held December 5, 2015 at the Havelock United Methodist Church in Lincoln, Neb. Interment of her ashes will be in the spring 2016 at Riverside Cemetery, Akron, Iowa.

    Irma was the middle child of five children born to Robert “Rex” and Neva Pollock. She graduated from Akron High School in 1937. She married Herb Woudenberg on

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    Paul “Smiley” Emil Lundgren, 84

    Paul “Smiley” Emil Lindgren was born June 18, 1931 in Hawarden, IA to parents Emil and Johanna (Jensen) Lindgren. He passed away in Sioux Falls, SD on November 25, 2015 at the age of 84 years, 5 months and 7 days. Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m., Saturday, November 28 at First Baptist Church in Hawarden. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.- at Wass Funeral Home in Alcester.

    Paul attended Edwards rural school and graduated

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    FUNERAL SERVICES RESCHEDULED

    Due to the weather, Funeral services for Darlene Oetken have been rescheduled to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Pastor Susan Juilfs will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. There will be no visitation or Prayer service on Friday, November 20, 2015. Visitation will be from noon until service time on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

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    Darlene Oetken, 89

    Darlene Oetken, 89, of Akron, Iowa passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at the Akron Care Center in Akron.

    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Pastor Susan Juilfs will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2015, with the family present after 5:30 p.m., and a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m., all at the church. Arrangements are

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    Raymond Andresen, 92

    Raymond John Andresen passed peacefully from this world to be with his Lord on Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City after a short illness.

    Friends and family are invited to celebrate his life on Thursday, November 12, at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 220 Hardy Street, Akron, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be 1:00 p.m. until service time Thursday at the church. Pastor Susan Juilfs will officiate. Burial will

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    William “Bill” Vanderham, 93

    William “Bill” Vanderham of Elk Point, South Dakota, formerly of Akron and Sioux City, Iowa, passed away Monday, November 9, 2015, at Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point.

    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 13 at the First Baptist Church in Akron. Pastor Jesse Hailey will officiate. Burial with military honors conducted by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 will be in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 p.m.

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    Orlando Harvey Jr., 88

    Orlando “Tobey” Harvey Jr., of Le Mars, IA, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2015, at his home in Le Mars.

    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 29 at the Le Mars Church of Christ with Pastor Luke Cargin and Mike Porter officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 28 at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars followed by a 7:00 p.m. Prayer

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    Betty Philips, 85

    Betty J. Philips of Augusta, Wisconsin, passed away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at the Augusta Area Nursing Home.

    Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 26 at 2:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Augusta, with burial in the West Lawn Cemetery in Augusta. The family was assisted by the Anderson Funeral Home in Augusta.

    online condolences can be left at www.andersonfhaugusta.com .

    Betty Jean

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    Alma Seely, 87

    Alma Seely of Akron, Iowa, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2015, at the Akron Care Center in Akron.

    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 21 at Union Creek Lutheran Church, rural Akron. Reverend Carla Nelson will officiate. Burial will follow in Union Creek Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20 with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Expressions of sympathy

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