Meaning of notations:

(N) - not a complete obit - similar to a death notice, usually establishing some type of tie to the local area
Obit - usually includes birth, relatives, circumstances of death
Article - usually a newsworthy item about the circumstances of death
Town/town & state - often the local area of origin and the area they died. Ex. - Frederika/Sioux Falls, SD

My thanks to Karlyn Armstrong for transcribing and contributing this index. For copies ($2.00 each) please email her.

3 January 1996 26 June 1996
None
Edwin F. Wente (85) - Western Douglas
 
Marie A. (Hoodjer) Brocka (77) - Readlyn
10 January 1996
Dorothea M. (Stufflebeam)  Hesse (75) - Waterloo
Glen H. Wolfgram (61) - Tripoli/Berryville, Arkansas
 
Raymond A.  "Ray" Eick  (86) - Plainfield
3 July 1996
Robert R. Fails (63) - Denver
Grace (Leisinger) Zars (74) - Readlyn
 
Olive M. (Dietz) Price (62) - Postvilled
17 January 1996
Marvin L. Nichols (64) - Sumner
Eunice Withers - Webster City - notice
Eileen (Robinson) Corcoran Smith (61) - Sumner
Donald Witney (71) - Plainfield - article
 
Ernest L. Mueller (96) - Waverly
10 July 1996
Lucille M. (Lohmann) Hay (78) - Tripoli/Waverly
Hilda E. Koeneke (100) - Tripoli/Ft Morgan, Colorado
Mona P. (Wismer) Dodd (93) - Sumner
Beverly M. (Newton) Bennett (78) - LaPorte City
Bonnie (Fuller) Wildeboer Ryan (64)
 
Erwin Henning (87) - Tripoli
17 July 1996
Virginia V. (Olson) Wescott (80) - Sumner
Leonard Nuss (83) - Sumner
   
24 January 1996 24 July 1996
Ernest H. Richmann (86) -  Readlyn
Kathryn (Treloar)  Flaig (71) - Tripoli
Donald S. Whitney (71) - Plainfield
Kenneth Rettig (57) - Tripoli
   
31 January 1996 31 July 1996
Wendell F. Wente (71) - Siegel/Waverly
Bernice (Platte) Ludwig (71) - Tripoli
Rosemary (Glasgow) Chapin (79) - New Hampton
Margaret B, (Nevermann) Doerring (89) - Lombard, Illinois
Genevieve B. Hahn (84) - Tripoli/Indianola
Aura (Parker) Snyder (82) - Tripoli
Vernon J. Zell (59) - Buck Creek
 
  7 August 1996
7 February 1996
Milton "Shorty" Meyer (68) - Sumner
None
Leona W. (Bremer) Joens (82) - Waterloo
 
Dahlia (Krueger) Boorom (80) - Waverly
14 February 1996  
Ida (Biermann) Brase (100) - Tripoli
14 August 1996
Collette M. Snyder (66) - Philadelphia, PA/Tripoli
Elda M. (Walther) Hartmann (85) - Western Douglas
Clara (Korte) Homann (94) - Waverly
 
  21 August 1996
21 February 1996
Jerry Brase (59) - Plainfield
Florence Mae (Buss) Nieman (75) - Tripoli
 
Clarence j. Wedemeier (81) Waverly
28 August 1996
 
Richard Gruber (55) - Tripoli
28 February 1996  
Hardwig H. "Harvey" Richmann (83) - Waverly
4 September 1996
Leona D. Buhrow (75) - Frederika
None
Martha (Seegers)  Poock (96) - Denver
 
Virgil O. Bonorden (67) - Cedar Falls
11 September 1996
 
Thomas A. Alcock (56) - Cokeville, WY
6 March 1996  
Ethel Pauline (Carney) Reed (79) - Cedar Falls
18 September 1996
 
Helen (Piegors) Kleiss (93) - Tripoli
13 March 1996
Lavonne (Crizman) Brooks (73) - /waverkt
Wilmer W. Schultz (75) - Tripoli/Evansdale
 
  25 September 1996
20 March 1996
Dale Kuether (62) - Readlyn
None
Dena (Ehlert) Allenstein (76) - Sumner
 
Rev. Erwin A. Gaede Ph.D. (79) - Tripoli/Coto De Caza, CA
27 March 1996  
Ralph Stumme (77) - Readlyn
2 October 1996
 
Frederick Riechmann (86) - Sumner
3 April 1996  
Ida (Boehme) Huebner (92) - Readlyn
9 October 1996
Dora (Schumacher) Eick (89) - Sumner
None
   
10 April 1996 16 October 1996
Gladys (Pape) Huck (83) - Sumner
Celestine (Eastman) Patterson Coan (71) - Frederika
 
Merwyn "Ormie" Ormston (88) - Waverly/Jackson Wyoming
17 April 1996
Metas (Oberheu) Brandt (93) - Tripoli/Waverly
Harold L. Mohlis (55) - Sumner
 
Herman F. Poppe (85) - Waverly
30 October 1996
 
Vivian (Anderson) Allen (64) - Readlyn
24 April 1996
Darrell Hartman (51) - Readlyn/Olathe, Kansas
Melva Meyer (87) - Waverly
Eugene Johnson (77) - Decorah
Laura A. (Hoferer) Kalal (95) - Waverly
Leslie "Les"  Fossu  (59) - Viroqua, Wisconsin
Lynn Chapin (85) - New Hampton
Forrest Hinders (84) - Frederika
   
1 May 1996 6 November 1996
None
Harold Leisinger (73) - Tripoli - notice
 
Nicholas A.Dettmer (infant son of Robbi) - Clarksville
8 May 1996  
Donald K. McDougall (81) - Waterloo
13 November 1996
Robert O. Wedemeier (60) - Sumner
John F. Moeller (78) - Waverly
 
Harold L Leisinger (73 - Tripoli - obit
15 May 1996  
Erwin Meyerhoff (87) - Readlyn
20 November 1996
Harold H. Kappmeyer (73) - Frederika/Clear Lake
Donald Rule (58) - Tripoli
Agnes Diercks (86) - Denver
Doss Infant - dau of Darrell - Sumner
 
Albert Green (82) - Tripoli
22 May 1996
Lucille Dilley (84) - Sumner
Ida Mae (Warren) Grahlmann Turner (60)
 
Elsie M. (Henning) Mitchell - (84) - Waterloo
27 November 1996
Leota "Lee" (Bahlmann) Hagedorn (73) - Frederika/Aurora, Colo.
Marie (Suhr) Neuendorf (81) - Tripoli
 
Carolyn (Buhr) Morgensen (58) - Waterloo
29 May 1996
Alice (Yarrow) Hild (86) - LaPorte City
Allen J. Bockhaus (55) - Western Douglas/Plainfield
 
  4 December 1996
5 June 1996 None
Leola (Waterman) Rettig (91) - Tripoli
 
Alvin G. Gitch (80) - Fredericksburg
11 December 1996
Lois (Platte) Wente (69) - Sigel, Tripoli
Alvin Sassmann (62) - Tripoli
Elmer E. Buchholz, Sr.  (79) - Charles City'
Luella (Krueger) Erikson (87) - Aurora, MN
 
Willie Meyer (85) - Sumner
12 June 1996  
Margaret Jean (Soldwisch) Jurgens (66) - Shell Rock
18 December 1996
Dorothy (Klemp) Forberg (80) - Tripoli
Mildred (Henning) Bockhaus (80) - Frederika/Waverly
Virginia Ladage (86) - Tripoli/Cedar Rapids
Dylan J. Sommerfelt (son of Mark) - Crane Creek
Henrietta L. (Keding) Wright (88) - Denver
Bernard "Barney" Phillips (68) - Connersille, Indiana
   
19 June 1996 25 December 1996
Edna M. (Staack) Haydon (83) - Tripoli
David West (37) - Readlyn
Elston Rewoldt (77) - Frederika
Esther (Luhring) Lenius (82) - Waverly

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Indexes to Obituaries in the Tripoli Leader -- 1996