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Earle & Joanne
Carlsbad, CA

Early in the morning of January 1, Earle quietly passed away after a year-long fight with Primary CNS lymphoma. All of us had spent most of the last week together with him.

Information on the Sioux City memorial service is below.

More information coming soon...

A photo album of Earle that goes way back

Earle online

  • Sioux City Journal
  • KMEG-14: story and video
  • Saturday in the Park
  • KTIV-NBC: story and video
  • The Woodbury Democrat

  • In Leucadia, 2003

    Fraser and Earle enjoy a little wine with a favorite book.

    Joanne with her sister Thyra (left) and her late sister Nancy (right)

    Swedish meatballs! (recipe)

    October 2003

    Memorial information
    The second of two memorial services will be held on February 19 in Sioux City.

    In lieu of flowers, donations should be directed in Earle's name to one of the following:
    Alzheimer’s Association
    attn: Mark Hopkins
    225 N. Michigan
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Woodbury County Courthouse Foundation
    attn: Patty Erickson-Puttman
    620 Douglas St., Room B05
    Sioux City, IA 51101
    phone: 712-279-6459

    Sioux City Memorial service
    Services will be held at 3:30pm on February 19, at the Woodbury County Courthouse. A public reception will be held at the Orpheum Theatre at 8:00 pm.

    Discounted hotel accomodations (under "Grueskin group") are available at the Marina Inn in South Sioux City (510 E 5th St, South Sioux City, NE | map). They can be reached at 402-494-4000.

    California Memorial service
    Services were held on Sunday, January 18, at Calvary Lutheren Church in Solana Beach (422 Via de la Valle | map).