Recent Obituaries

  • Kent Streck
    December 14, 1943 - November 16, 2017
    From: Ida Grove, IA

    Funeral Services for Kent Streck, age 73, of Ida Grove, Iowa, are pending at the Christensen ~ Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa.

    Kent passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at St.…

  • Paula L. Schau
    August 29, 1944 - November 15, 2017
    From: Ida Grove, IA
    Paula L. Schau, age 73, of Ida Grove, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at the Mercy Medical Center of Sioux City, Iowa.

    A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held from 2:00…

  • Philip P. Sykes
    February 15, 1927 - November 14, 2017
    From: Ida Grove, IA

    Philip P. Sykes, age 90, of Ida Grove, IA, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at the Mercy Medical Center of Sioux City, Iowa.

    A Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00…

  • Averill "Tagg" Ann Kitterman
    March 21, 1922 - November 7, 2017
    From: Arthur, IA

    Averill Ann “Tagg” Kitterman passed away peacefully on November 7, 2017 at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek, Iowa.

    Private services and inurnment will be held at a later date…

  • Shirley Helen Hemer
    June 13, 1931 - November 5, 2017
    From: Arthur, IA
    Shirley Hemer, age 86, was called home by our Lord, Sunday, November 5, 2017 from her farm home near Arthur, Iowa, where she had been blessed to reside for more than 66 years.

    A Funeral Service…



  • Ila M. Oxendale
    January 7, 1936 - November 1, 2017
    From: Arthur, IA

    Ila M. Oxendale, age 81, of Arthur, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Horn Memorial Hospital of Ida Grove, Iowa.

    A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday,…

  • Tracey E. Miller
    February 21, 1958 - November 1, 2017
    From: Ida Grove, IA

    Tracey E. Miller, age 59, of Ida Grove, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Mercy Medical Center, of Sioux City, Iowa.

    A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday,…

  • Larry Dwight Walls
    February 10, 1952 - October 23, 2017

    Larry D. Walls, age 65, of Battle Creek, Iowa, passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017, at the Horn Memorial Hospital of Ida Grove, Iowa.

    A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday,…

  • Lois G. Wunschel
    March 27, 1927 - October 14, 2017

    Lois G. Wunschel, age 90, of Odebolt, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Odebolt Specialty Care of Odebolt, Iowa.

    A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October…

  • Betty J. Zobel
    December 1, 1959 - October 6, 2017
    From: Ida Grove, IA

    Betty Zobel, age 57, of Ida Grove, Iowa, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Willow Dale Wellness Village, of Battle Creek, Iowa.

    A Remembrance…

  • Helma Hamilton
    June 28, 1920 - September 28, 2017

    Helma Hamilton, age 97, of Ida Grove, Iowa, went home to Heaven on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Morningside Healthcare Community, of Ida Grove, Iowa.

    A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30…

  • Barbara E. Stan
    December 7, 1945 - September 18, 2017
    From: Odebolt, IA

    Barbara “Barb” E. Stan, age 71, of Odebolt, Iowa, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017, at the Horn Memorial Hospital of Ida Grove, Iowa.

    A Graveside Service will be held at…