Chareen Valentine, 65, of Le Mars passed away Monday, December 9, 2013 at St. Unity-Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa.
A Celebration of Life service will 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 13, 2013 at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with Reverend Jean Ziettlow of St. John’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. officiating. Visitations with the family present will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the Carlsen Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through http://www.carlsenfuneralhome.com
Esther M. (Plathe) Gergen
Esther M. (Plathe) Gergen, 85 years old, of Sanborn, IA and formerly of Granville, Alton and LeMars,IA, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Praire View Home in Sanborn, IA.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville with Rev. Terry Roder officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Granville. Visitation will be anytime after 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. There will be a parish rosary at 4 p.m., and vigil prayer service at 7 p.m., all at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.