Carol Lynn Smith

Birth date: September 11, 1946
Death date: August 5, 2013 

Carol Lynn Smith, 66, of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City on August 5, 2013. 

Carol was born on September 11, 1946, in Hudson, South Dakota, to Gordon and Opal (Wold) Smith. After graduating from Vermillion High School she went on to Stewart’s School of Hairstyling, where she learned the skills of a cosmetologist, a profession she loved and stayed with the rest of her working life. 

Carol was also active in promoting the National Cosmetology Association of Iowa. She held the offices of director, treasurer, vice president, and president while a member of the association. 

In her free time, Carol loved to take cruises, and was an avid collector of various trinkets and collectables. She was also known as an animal lover, especially her dog who “was not spoiled at all”. 

Carol is survived by her mother, Opal Smith of Vermillion; her siblings, Janet (Dean) Voss of Loretto, Minnesota, Patricia Smith of Yankton, South Dakota, and Ronald Smith of Vermillion; her nephews, Kevin (Heidi) Voss of Delano Minnesota, and Scott (Amy) Voss of Rockford, Minnesota; her great-nephews, Sam Voss, Jack Voss, and Ben Voss; her great-nieces, Megan Voss, and Allison Voss; and her goddaughters, Dakota Tomlinson, and Jersey Tomlinson.

She was preceded in death by her father, Gordon Smith.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association. 

at Kober Funeral Home - Vermillion 402 East Main Street Vermillion South Dakota 57069 (map/driving directions)

A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, August 8, 2013, at the Kober Funeral Home of Vermillion. 

at Trinity Lutheran Church 816 East Clark Street Vermillion South Dakota 57069 (map/driving directions)

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 9, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church of Vermillion with Rev. Trisha Boese officiating. 


Burial will take place immediately following the service at Bluff View Cemetery in Vermillion. Bluff View Cemetery Vermillion South Dakota 57069 (map/driving directions)

Mildred Lohr of West Union passed away April 30, 2013.  Mildred was a long time CBI member and teacher at NIACC (Calmar)


WATERLOO undefined Kathryn Ann Young, 91, of Waterloo , died at home Monday, Feb. 18.

She was born 

Sept. 13, 1921, in Lawler, daughter of Leo and Margaret Murray Shekleton. She married David Arthur Young on Oct. 5, 1957, in New Hampton. He died Nov. 18, 1996.

Mrs. Young graduated from 

New Hampton High School in 1940 and from Pitze’s Waterloo School of Beauty Culture in 1941. She owned her own beauty salon in New Hampton for 20 years, during which time she also was a state inspector for the State Department of Health for 10 years. In 1959 she became a cosmetology instructor then was founder and owner of Young Cosmetology College , which also included eight schools and five salons in Iowa and Illinois . She was president of the Iowa School Association of Cosmetology, president of the National Cosmetology Association Affiliate 130 in Iowa , inducted into the New Hampton High School Hall of Fame, Iowa Cosmetology Hall of Fame, received the Glenn Tullis Award for 50 years of service and received the National Lifetime Achievement Award for Cosmetology.

Survived by: two daughters, Kimberly (Jim) Kalkhoff and Kathryn (Jim) Stephens, both of 

Waterloo ; two grandchildren, Rachel Kalkhoff and Brooke Stephens; and two stepgrandchildren, Scott Stephens and Kelly Stephens Johnson.

Preceded in death by: an infant son, David L.; a sister, Alta (Jerome) Britt; and three brothers, Bob, Harry and Leo (Dorothy) Shekleton.


11 a.m.Friday at St. Edward Catholic Church, Waterloo , with burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery , Lawler. Visitation from 4to 8 p.m.Thursday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, with a 4 p.m.Catholic Daughters of the Americas rosary and a 7 p.m.vigil. Visitation also an hour before services Friday at the church.

Memorials: may be made to the family.

Condolences may be left at

Kathryn’s passions in life involved cosmetology, her loving family and precious grandchildren, traveling with her beloved husband, Dave, and spending time at the family cabin on the 

Mississippi .

Dorothy Broeker

Dorothy Ann Broeker, 86, of

Burlington , died at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Great River Medical Center-Klein Center in Burlington . 

Aug. 22, 1926, in Burlington , she was the daughter of Ralph Lewis and Mary Frances Evans Blake. On Dec. 5, 1946, she married Edward Broeker Jr. in Oswego, Kan. He died Aug. 9, 1984. 

Mrs. Broeker grew up near Mediapolis, graduated from
Mediapolis High School in 1944, and was the first female school bus driver while in high school. In 1945, she graduated from Burlington Beauty Academy . She owned her first salon in Mediapolis, and in 1962 opened Dorothy Ann Salon of Beauty, later known as Dorothy Ann's Hair Designers, in Burlington . 

She was a member of
Grace United Methodist Church . 

She was a member of National Cosmetology Association, Cosmetologists Barber Association, Burlington Hair Fashion and Professional Cosmetologist Association Affiliate 2. She also was a member of American Business and Professional Women's Association and ran their bingo fundraising program, Rotary, Kiwanis and Chamber of Commerce. 

She volunteered as a hairdresser for Players Workshop and Miss Burlington pageants, was a partner in Junior Achievement and helped the Battered Women's Shelter and Neighborhood Watch. 

She enjoyed boating. 

Survivors include one son, Tom Broeker of

Burlington ; one daughter, Tonja Binder of Burlington ; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Scott of Burlington ; one brother, John Blake of Burlington ; nieces and nephews. 

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents. 

Visitation will be from
9 7 p.m.Thursday at Thielen Funeral Home in Burlington , where family will receive friends from 5to 7 p.m. 

The funeral for Mrs. Broeker will be at
10:30 a.m.Friday at Thielen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Trevor Davis officiating. A time of food and fellowship will be in the community room at Thielen Funeral Home after the service. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m.Friday in Kossuth Cemetery . 

Memorials have been established for
Grace United Methodist Church and Alzheimer's Association.



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