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Thomas W. Baack, 63

Posted February 23, 2015 at 4:22 pm

Thomas W. Baack of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa following a brief illness. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at All Saints Parish – St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Father Paul Eisele will officiate. A private family graveside service will take place at a later date. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Wednesday. Military honors will be provided by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion. Pallbearers

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    Robert L. Phillips, 89

    Robert L. Phillips of Augusta, Wis., passed away early Saturday morning, Feb. 21, 2015, at the Augusta Area Nursing Home and under the care of Mayo Hospice.

    Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Augusta, with Pastor Lon Jury officiating. Burial with military rites conducted by Augusta area veterans will be held in the West Lawn Cemetery in Augusta. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at

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    Douglas Mackey, 63

    Douglas Mackey, 63, of Akron, Iowa passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Akron. Military honors will be conducted by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron. Visitation with the family present will be Friday, February 20, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., all at the church. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home –

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    Nicole Vrana, 32

    Nicole Vrana Meckling, South Dakota, formerly of Westfield, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 2, 2015 at Custer Regional Hospital in Custer, South Dakota while on vacation.

    Funeral services were Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Westfield Congregational Church in Westfield, Iowa. Pastor Barry Miedema officiated. Burial followed in the Westfield Cemetery. Expression of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

    Nicole Sue Vrana was born September 7, 1982 in

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    Jeanette McPherson, 88

    Jeanette McPherson of Hawarden, Iowa, passed away Friday, January 30, 2015, at her residence in Hawarden.

    Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 3 at the Associated Church in Hawarden with Rev. Dan Lozer officiating. Burial followed in the Grace Hill Cemetery.

    Condolences for the family may be sent online at www.porterfuneralhomes.com.

    Jeanette

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    Douglas Mackey, 63

    Douglas Mackey of Akron, Iowa, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 21 at the First Baptist Church in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be Friday, February 20 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., all 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.

    Joan Ruth Six, Age 82

    Joan Ruth Six of Covina, California passed away on January 15, 2015. Services were held at Grace Church of Glendora, Calif. on January 30, 2015. She will be interred at a later date at Riverside Cemetery in Akron, Iowa.

    Joan Ruth Eslick was born on September 30, 1932 in Elk Point, S.D. She married Edward Vincent McCorkell of Akron, Iowa on February 17, 1950. They had three sons; Douglas, David and Robert and three children who died in infancy; Leonard and a set of twins, Ronald and

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    Marlene Philips, 80

    Marlene Philips of Akron, Iowa passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at the Akron Care Center in Akron.

    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church – Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa. Minister Joel Nye will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 30, 2015, with a Prayer service at 7:00 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder

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    Pamela K. Beazley, 60

    Pamela K. Beazley, of Cherokee, Iowa, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 21, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

    She was born June 11, 1954, in Akron and graduated from Akron High School in 1972.

    Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 26 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Daniel Guenther officiated. Burial was in the Mount Calvary Cemetery at Cherokee.

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    Leonard Swanson, 96

    Leonard Swanson, 96, of West Akron, South Dakota passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point, South Dakota.

    Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Union Creek Lutheran Church, rural Akron. Reverend Carla Nelson will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder

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