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Dorothy Marie Dirks, 101

Posted June 18, 2016 at 7:03 pm

Dorothy Marie Dirks, a long time resident of Akron, IA, passed away to her heavenly home June 14, 2016. There will be a private family graveside burial at Riverside Cemetery in Akron next to her parents and grandparents this summer.

Dorothy was born Jan. 3, 1915, in Sergeant Bluff, IA to Marie and Clarence Husby. She later moved to Akron, where she had her own beauty shop for 40 years. She married Wilfred Dirks in 1948 and in 1980 they moved to Westminster, CA, to be by her daughter, Jackene. In 2009, both she and Jackene moved to Surprise, AZ.

Dorothy was blessed with a long, healthy life right up to the last day when she suffered a stroke. She was an avid

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    Lorraine Olive (Lias) Bauch

    Lorraine Bauch exited this world November 30, 2015, in Lees Summit, Mo. She was born March 9, 1919, at the then Lias family home in Akron.

    Lorraine graduated from Akron High School in 1937. In 1943 she married Paul Bauch in Racine, WI. They were the parents of a daughter, Sherry, and a son, Brian.

    Lorraine enjoyed life’s beauty and was a gifted artist, her paintings still grace the walls in homes of

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    Daryl R. Kratochvil, 79

    Daryl R. Kratochvil, formerly of Hawarden, and of Tucson, AZ, died May 10, 2016, in Tucson. A memorial service was held May 14 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Tucson with Rev. Dr. Frank G. Ciampa officiating.

    Daryl was born March 10, 1937, to Ben and Catherine Kratochvil in Hawarden, SD.

    Daryl and his wife, Hilda, were married for 53 years and have a son, Lyle. Daryl devoted 30-plus years to his job at IBP in Nebraska. He had a

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    Robert John “Bob” Hendricks, 92

    Robert John “Bob” Hendricks of Hawarden, Iowa died on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Hawarden Regional Healthcare Hospital.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Doug Klein officiating. Burial will follow in the Grace Hill Cemetery with Military Rites by the Alcester VFW. Visitation with the family will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

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    Donna Jean Boyer

    Donna Jean Boyer passed away on February 28, 2016, in Tucson, Ariz. A graveside burial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Riverside Cemetery, Akron, Iowa, with Pastor Susan Juilfs officiating. Services have been arranged with the Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel of Akron, Iowa.

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    Thelma M. Dams, age 93

    Thelma M. Dams found peace on Friday, April 29, 2016. Funeral Services were held at Zimmer Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center, W2132 Garton Road, (Hwy 42 & JJ), Sheboygan, Wisc. on Wednesday, May 4 at 5:00 PM with Rev. Elizabeth Jaeger presiding. Burial was held at Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisc.

    Thelma M. Anderson was born on January 22, 1923 to parents Ferdinand and Hannah (Harkness) Anderson in Akron, Iowa. Thelma graduated from Akron High School in 1940. She

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    Leonard Campbell, 93

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    Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 21 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. James Church in Le Mars. Reverend Patrick Behm will celebrate Mass with Deacon Paul Gengler assisting. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2016, with a Knights

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    Madonna Mae Boetger, 86

    Madonna Mae Boetger of Akron, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron, Iowa with Chaplain Lorna Peters officiating. Visitation with the family present will be from noon until the start of the service at the church on Saturday. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Expressions of

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    Harvey Klemme, 87

    Harvey Klemme of Akron, Iowa passed away Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Akron Care Center in Akron.

    Funeral services were Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Reverend Jim Berka officiated.

    Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through

    Harvey Roger Klemme was born June 8, 1928 on the family farm near Akron, Iowa, the son

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    Dorothy Finzen, 84

    Dorothy Finzen of Akron, Iowa passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden, Iowa.

    Funeral services were Monday, April 18, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Reverend Jim Berka officiated. Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron.

    Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through

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