Obituaries

Dorothy Van Voorst

94Carmel, IowaJanuary 15, 2023Dorothy Van Voorst, 94, of Carmel, Iowa, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at The Views Senior Living of Marion, Iowa.Funeral service was Friday, Jan. 20, at Carmel Reformed Church, rural Rock Valley, Iowa, with interment in the church...

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James VerMeer

81Boyden, IowaJanuary 11, 2023James VerMeer, 81, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at his home.Services will be at a later date.James Albertus “Murph” was born Oct. 15, 1941, near Hull, Iowa, son of Gerrit and Jeanette (Mulder) VerMeer. He grew up...

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Galen De Jong

71 Hull, Iowa January 1, 2023 Galen De Jong, 71, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, at his home. A celebration of life will be from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Rolling Hills Country Club, Hull.  Galen Dean was born July 20, 1951, in Hull, son of...

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Irene Rohde

81 Boyden, Iowa December 29, 2022 Irene Rohde, 81, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at Hegg Memorial Healthcare Center, Rock Valley, Iowa.  Funeral service was Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at St. John Lutheran Church, rural Boyden, with interment in...

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Percy Meyer

54 George, Iowa December 23, 2022 Percy Meyer, 54, of George, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, at his home. Private family graveside inurnment will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Boyden, Iowa, at a later date. Percy Leon Meyer was born...

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Aletha Oldenkamp

98 Sheldon, Iowa December 19, 2022 Aletha Oldenkamp, 98, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon.  Funeral service was Tuesday, Dec. 27, at First Reformed Church, Sheldon, interment in East Lawn Cemetery, Sheldon....

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James Koldenhoven

90 Sioux Center, Iowa December 14, 2022 James Koldenhoven, 90, of Sioux Center, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022, at Crown Pointe Estates in Sioux Center. Memorial service was Monday, Dec. 19, at First Christian Reformed Church, Sioux Center, with...

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Betty Smit

92 Orange City, Iowa December 10, 2022 Betty Smit, 92, of Orange City, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, at Orange City Area Health System. Funeral service was Wednesday, Dec. 14, at First Reformed Church, Orange City, with interment in West Lawn Cemetery,...

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Kathryn Slykhuis

88 Boyden, Iowa December 9, 2022 Kathryn N. Slykhuis, 88, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, at her home.   Funeral service was Tuesday, Dec. 13, at First Reformed Church, Boyden, with interment in Sheridan Township Cemetery, Boyden. Kathryn...

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Anden Van Beek

62 Fairview, South Dakota December 2, 2022 Anden Neal Van Beek, 62, of rural Fairview, South Dakota, formerly of Rock Valley, Iowa, passed away suddenly Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funeral service was Friday, Dec. 9,...

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Geraldine Vande Vegte

84 Inwood, Iowa December 2, 2022 Geraldine (Van’t Hul) Vande Vegte, 84, of Inwood, Iowa, passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at Good Samaritan in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Visitation with the family present will be from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23, at...

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Arlene Haverhals

61 Sioux Falls, South Dakota December 6, 2022 Arlene Haverhals, 61, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 at her home.  A celebration of life service was Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Celebrate Church in Sioux Falls. Arlene Mae De Yager was born March...

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Kathryn Slykhuis

88 Boyden, Iowa December 9, 2022 Kathryn N. Slykhuis, 88, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, at her home.   Funeral service was Tuesday, Dec. 13, at First Reformed Church, Boyden, with interment in Sheridan Township Cemetery,...

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Darrell Wilson

74 Boyden, Iowa November 26, 2022 Darrell Wilson, 74, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon, Iowa.   Celebration of life was Saturday, Dec. 3, at Living Water Community Church in Sheldon. Darrell Duane Wilson...

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Effie Brands

92 Rock Valley, Iowa November 18, 2022 Effie Brands, 92, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Funeral service was Wednesday, Nov. 23, at First Christian Reformed Church, Rock Valley, with...

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Loren Van Otterloo

51 Hull, Iowa November 23, 2022 Loren Van Otterloo, 51, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, at Sioux Center Health. Memorial service was Monday, Nov. 28, at Hope Christian Reformed Church, Hull, with interment in Hope Cemetery, Hull. Loren Dale Van...

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Gloria Van Beek

80 Rock Valley, Iowa November 15, 2022 Gloria Van Beek, 80, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, at RiverView Ridge of Rock Valley.  Funeral service was Friday, Nov. 18, at Netherlands Reformed Congregation, Rock Valley,with interment in Richland...

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Dennis Fiihr

83 Sheldon, Iowa November 14, 2022 Dennis Fiihr, 83, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away Monday, November 14, 2022, at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon.  Funeral service was Friday, Nov. 18, at United Presbyterian Church, Boyden, Iowa, with interment in Sheridan Township...

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Carol Moret

71 Sheldon, Iowa November 12, 2022 Carol Moret, 71, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at Good Samaritan Society in George, Iowa.  Memorial service was Friday, Nov. 18, at Village Northwest Unlimited,Sheldon, with interment in Sheridan...

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Margery Visser

90 Orange City, Iowa November 9, 2022 Margery “Marge” Visser, 90, of Orange City, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Orange City Area Health System. Funeral service was Monday, Nov. 14, at 10:00am, at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, Orange City, with...

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