Pete Valentine

Pete Valentine

81

Sioux Falls/Harrisburg, SD

March 23, 2019

Pete Valentine, 81 passed peacefully into Jesus’ loving arms on 3-23-19 due to  complications from Parkinson’s Disease. 

Pete was born in Orange City, Iowa on 7-23-37 to Albert and Rose (Vos) Valentine.  He grew up in the Hull, Iowa area and attended Hull High School where he was quite the athlete.  He then attended Northwestern College and WestMar College.  Pete married his High School sweetheart Harriett Miersma on December 29, 1959.  Pete and Harriett moved from Hull to the Sioux Falls/Harrisburg area in December of 1969 where they raised their children.  Pete worked for the natural gas company in Sioux Falls for close to 40 years.  Pete was an active member of First Reformed Church of Hull, Iowa, upon moving, he then became an active member of Community Reformed Church in Sioux Falls.  He served on various church committees and was an elder for many years.  He was also an active member in the community as part of the Kiwanis Club, Junior Achievement, Prison Ministries, Coached “Y” Basketball, was a member of the Jaycee’s as well as volunteering at both Sanford and Avera McKennan Hospitals.

Pete is survived by his wife Harriett; their children, Valorie (Bob) Hoffmann of Ham Lake, Minnesota and Verle (Carrie) Valentine of Sioux Falls.  Five Grandchildren – Ben (Andrea) Hoffmann, Brandon (Amy) Hoffmann, Callie Hoffmann, Marshall Hoffmann and Lexi Valentine.  One Great Grandson – Elijah Hoffmann and a Great Grand Daughter due in April.  Host International Grandchildren – Leon Tian and Maria Jancovicova.  Special “family” – Shelly Smith, Sheila Fossell, and Mike Smith.

Celebration of life service were held 10:00 am Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Community Reformed Church, 6800 E. 41st Street, Sioux Falls, SD.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Sanford Health Foundation, Love Lexi Fund, or charity of choice. www.heritagesfsd.com

Comments are closed.

  • Sarah Boeve

    October 15th, 2019
    by

    Sarah Boeve 78 Tyler, Minnesota Oct. 4, 2019 Sarah D. Boeve, 78, of Tyler, Minnesota, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, […]


    Lucille Miedema

    October 8th, 2019
    by

    Lucille Miedema 87 Hospers, Iowa Oct. 4, 2019 Lucille Miedema, 87, of Hospers, Iowa, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, […]


    Marlys Rowenhorst

    October 1st, 2019
    by

    Marlys Rowenhorst 83 Orange City, Iowa Sept. 21, 2019 Marlys Rowenhorst, 83, of Orange City, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Sept. […]


    Loren Bouma

    September 24th, 2019
    by

    Loren Bouma 71 Hull, Iowa Sept. 15, 2019 Loren Bouma, 71, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, […]


    Gerald Bonestroo

    September 24th, 2019
    by

    Gerald Bonestroo 92 Hull, Iowa Sept. 14, 2019 Gerald Bonestroo, 92, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, […]


  • John Rensink

    September 17th, 2019
    by

    John Rensink 81 Orange City, Iowa Sept. 7, 2019 John Lee Rensink, 81, of Orange City, Iowa, passed away Saturday, […]


    Albert Kracht

    September 10th, 2019
    by

    Albert Kracht 89 Steen, Minnesota Aug. 28, 2019 Albert “AJ” John Kracht, 89, of Steen, Minnesota, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, […]


    Larry Kruse

    August 27th, 2019
    by

    Larry Kruse 69 Boyden, Iowa August 19, 2019 Larry Kruse, 69, of Boyden, Iowa, died of glioblastoma Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, […]


    Dawn Anderson

    August 20th, 2019
    by

    Dawn Anderson 56 Rock Valley, Iowa August 10, 2019 Dawn Anderson, 56, of Rock Valley, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Aug. […]


    Louis Hubner

    August 13th, 2019
    by

    Louis Hubner 96 Pipestone, Minnesota August 6, 2019 Louis Hubner, 96, of Pipestone, Minnesota, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at […]


  • [Advertisement.]
  • What’s Happening

    St. Lutheran, past and present

    June De Wit |Staff Writer The German farm settlers hurriedly tied up their horse-drawn carriages at the hitching post. The […]

    Show and tell

    Carmen Vande Stroet | Staff Writer Dr. Ryan Wise, director of the Iowa Department of Education, toured northwest Iowa schools […]

    Respectfully saying goodbye to Old Glory

    Hull American Legion to conduct flag burning ceremony Carmen Vande Stroet | Staff Writer The American flag stands for many […]