Emmetsburg Obituaries

Emmetsburg Obituaries

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  • Friday Jul 31 | via Agri Marketing 

    Iowa Farmer And Son Killed By Deadly Manure Pit Gases

    IOWA FARMER AND SON KILLED BY DEADLY MANURE PIT GASES Jul. 31, 2015 Des Moines Register reports: A father and his son who were so close that they were "like glue" were killed Saturday by noxious fumes from a northwest Iowa hog manure pit - the second father and son in the Midwest to die of poisonous manure pit gases this month. Gene Opheim, 58, and his son, Austin Opheim, 32, both of Cylinder, Iowa, were rescued from the pit after the Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office received a report of two men submerged at 1:50 p.m. Saturday.


  • Thursday Jul 30 | via The Democrat 

    Eugene S. Opheim 1956-2015

    Funeral service for Eugene S. Opheim of Cylinder will be held today, Thursday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg. The Rev.


  • Tuesday Jul 28 | via The Democrat 

    Larry L. Loomis 1953-2015

    Larry L. Loomis, 62, of Tampa, FL, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 16, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. Larry was born April 11, 1953, in Emmetsburg, to Dale and Pat ?Loomis.


  • Tuesday Jul 21 | via Tama News-Herald 

    Judith Kay Kenyon

    Judith Kay Kenyon, 77, of Tama, passed away Monday, July 20, 2015, at Central Iowa Healthcare in Marshalltown. Funeral Services will be held Friday, July 24, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with Pastor Brian Oliver officiating.


  • Jul 3, 2015 | via The Messenger 

    Erma Miller

    Erma Miller, age 82, of rural Laurens, passed away on July 2, at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, at the Smith-Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home in Laurens.