Obituaries

Robert Grienke

Private graveside services for Robert D. Grienke, 82, of Aurelia, formerly of Alta, will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation. Inurnment will take place at Elk Township Cemetery, rural Alta. Redig Funeral Home of Aurelia is in charge of arrangements. Robert Dale Grienke was born Nov. 6, 1937, the son of Paul and Millie (Benson) […]

Amy Schmidt

Amy M. Schmidt, 42, of Battle Creek passed away on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center of Des Moines. A Memorial Service was held Monday, Oct. 12, at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Ida Grove. Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Homes of Battle Creek and Ida Grove were in charge of the funeral arrangements. Amy M. (Ludwigs) Schmidt, was […]

Jane Spooner

God got a good one when Jane Shannahan Spooner, 97, passed away on May 7, 2020 at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Born on Sept. 28, 1922 to Laura and James Shannahan in Des Moines, the stage for Jane’s long and vibrant life was set in 1925 when she won the popular Healthy Baby contest at the Iowa State Fair! […]

Rhonda Staton

Rhonda R. Staton, 62, of Alta passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 in Sioux City.  A Celebration of Life Service was held Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. Rhonda Rena Staton, the daughter of Harold and Vivian (Davis) Sliefert, was born on Dec. […]

Robert Thompson Jr.

Robert M. Thompson Jr., 69, of Storm Lake died Oct. 7, 2020 at MercyOne in Sioux City. Celebration of Life Services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. To watch the live stream of the service, please use the link: us02web. zoom.us/j/82571830244. Visitation will take place prior to […]

Robert Thompson Jr.

Robert M. Thompson Jr., 69, of Storm Lake died Oct. 7, 2020 at MercyOne in Sioux City. Celebration of Life Services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. To watch the live stream of the service, please use the link: us02web.zoom.us/j/82571830244. Visitation will take place prior to the service […]

Amy Schmidt

Amy M. Schmidt, 42, of Battle Creek passed away on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center of Des Moines. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 12, at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Ida Grove. Rev. Richard A. Salcido will officiate. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks are encouraged and social distancing rules apply. […]

Arleen Steward

Arleen Steward, 93, of Storm Lake died on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020 at her home. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Oct. 8, at United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in Storm Lake Cemetery. Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements. Arleen H. Rosenbrook was born April 2, 1927 in Brook […]

Rhonda Staton

Rhonda R. Staton, 62, of Alta passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 in Sioux City. A Celebration of Life Service will take place Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will be in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. Visitation will take place Monday, Oct. 12, from 6-8 p.m. […]

Bruce Hoffman

Bruce Kent Hoffman, 71, passed away peacefully at his rural home in Storm Lake on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. To watch the live stream of the funeral service, please click the link: us02web.zoom.us/j/84151689993 . Burial will be in Storm Lake Cemetery. Fratzke […]