October 22, 2014 - 11:23 am - Posted in Obituaries

Funeral-male candleDerwood L. Getting, age 87 of Sibley, IA, formerly of Matlock, IA died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Country View Manor in Sibley, IA.

Services are pending with the Jurrens Funeral Home of George.

For a complete obituary and online registry please visit:www.jurrensfuneralhome.com

October 20, 2014 - 12:01 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Tracy Lane, age 39 of Sheldon, IA, passed away at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA on Sunday, October 19, 2014.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 23rd at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Hospers, IA, with burial at the Hospers Cemetery near Hospers.

Visitation will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Hospers on Wednesday, October 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 39 year-old Tracy Lane of Sheldon.

 

October 14, 2014 - 5:13 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Henry Addink, age 90, of Orange City, passed away on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at the Orange City Area Health System.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, October 18, at 10:00am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Mark Vande Zande will officiate. Interment will follow at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Friday, with the family present from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the church.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City..

October 10, 2014 - 9:06 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Donald D. TiedemanDonald Tiedeman, age 81, of Hull, passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014, at the Avera Doughtery Hospice House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

There will be a funeral service on Tuesday, October 14, at 10:30am, at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in George. The Rev. Dale Phelps will officiate. Following a lunch and fellowship, there will be a graveside service at the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in rural Hull about 1:30pm.

Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Monday, with the family present from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.

Donald Dewain was born on August 13, 1933, in Boyden, the son of William and Nellie (Dickman) Tiedeman. He was raised at Boyden, where he graduated from high school. He also attended the Northwest Iowa Technical College in Sheldon. In addition, he served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

On December 12, 1952, he married Anna Bakker in Alvord. They made their home by Hull, where he farmed. He also hauled milk, worked in a creamery, and drove truck. In 2002, they moved into Hull. They enjoyed wintering in Mesa, Arizona, for several years. More recently, they became residents of Aspen Heights Assisted Living in Hull.

“Don” was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church, where he served on the board of directors of the cemetery. He also belonged to the Wegman-Koele American Legion Post in Hull.

He thoroughly enjoyed farming, but also liked camping and spending time with friends and family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of more than 61 years; four children, Glen Tiedeman, of Swicher; Diane, and her husband, Doug Van Voorst, of Marionville, Missouri; Darwin Tiedeman, and his wife, Lorna, of Hull; and Darryl Tiedeman, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; fourteen grandchildren, Michelle (Paul) Wehr, Troy (Christine) Tiedeman, Jessica Van Voorst, Jeremy (Jamie) Van Voorst, Nicholas (Tosha) Van Voorst, Amanda (Brian) Archer, Eric Tiedeman, Michael Tiedeman, Kristen Konz, Kelly (Whitney) Konz, Justin Tiedeman, Amber (Jeremy) Hoiland, Tyler (Bobbie) Tiedeman, and Nicole Tiedeman; thirteen great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Evelyn Bakker, of Sioux Center; Eldonis, and her husband, Artie Dykstra, of Hull; and Shirley, and her husband, Lanny Winters, of Boyden.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two children, Connie, in infancy, and Arwin, as a child; a brother, Delmar Tiedeman; and two brothers-in-law, Wayne Kruse and Bernie Bakker.

October 8, 2014 - 5:02 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Geraldine Mouw, age 77, of Alton, passed away on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at the Orange City Area Health System.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, October 11, at 10:30 am, at the Alton Reformed Church in Alton. The Rev. Scott Bonestroo will officiate. Interment will follow at the Nassau Township Cemetery near Alton. Visitation will be after 4:00 pm on Friday, with the family present from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

October 7, 2014 - 12:58 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Jean Doorenbos, age 83 of Boyden, Iowa passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014 at the Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon, Iowa.

Her service will be at 10:30am Friday, October 10, 2014 at the First Reformed Church in Boyden, Iowa with Rev. Matthew Draffen ~ Officiating. Burial will be in the Sheridan Cemetery in Boyden, Iowa. Visitation will be after 4:00pm Thursday, October 9th with the family present from 5:00 – 7:00pm at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Boyden.

The Vander Ploeg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Online memorial condolences may be sent to: vanderploegfunerals.com

September 27, 2014 - 2:26 pm - Posted in Obituaries

photo(2)John “Jake” Daniel Wright Holley, 24, of Orange City died September 24, 2014 at home.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 AM Thursday October 2, 2014 at Pedrick Funeral Home in Douds, Iowa with Pastor Jeff Richard officiating. Visitation will be after 3 PM on Wednesday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Douds with the family present from 5-7 PM. Burial will be at a later date in Mt. Moriah Cemetery north of Douds, Iowa.

Memorials to the Culinary Arts Department of Indian Hills Community College may be left at the funeral home or cemetery or mailed to the family at 10417 Dewberry Avenue, Libertyville, IA 52567.

Jake was born September 23, 1990 in Bakersfield, California. He grew up in the Libertyville, IA community, and graduated from Fairfield Community High School and Indian Hills Community College Culinary Arts Program where he was honored by being on the Dean’s List. He was a chef at Northwestern College, Orange City. In 2008 he was the first State of Iowa Army Youth Volunteer of the year Award Winner.

Surviving are his parents, Aaron and Juli Waugh of Libertyville, Lee Gant of Fairfield and Kent Holley of Grand Island, NE; two brothers, Steve Gant (Lauren) of Muscatine and Matthew “Rusty” Gant of Boulder, CO; a niece and nephew, Elsie and Chase and grandparents, James Waugh of Libertyville and Duane and Kay Holley of Grand Island, NE.

September 24, 2014 - 1:08 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Donald Smit, age 81, of Hull, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at the Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, September 27, at 11:00 am, at the First Reformed Church in Hull. The Rev. Kevin Yurk will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Hope Cemetery in Hull. Visitation with the family will be on Friday, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the church. Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.

 

September 19, 2014 - 9:18 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Thomas Mulder, age 88, of Hull, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014, at the Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon.

There will be a celebration of his life on Monday, at 10:30am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hull. The Rev. Carl Klompien, the Rev. Brent Mulder, and the Rev. Luke Wynia will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Hope Cemetery in Hull. There will be a family prayer service on Monday, at 9:30am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.

Visitation will be after 3:30pm on Sunday, with the family present from 3:30pm to 5:30pm, at the funeral home.

September 10, 2014 - 1:25 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Shirley Petitt De Boer, age 85, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in Sheldon. Rev. Craig Nissen officiating. Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton, Iowa. Visitation will be Friday, September 12, from 3:30 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in Sheldon.

Online Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to www.andringafuneralhome.com

The Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in charge of arrangements for Shirley Petitt De Boer.

Shirley Frances De Boer was born on June 25, 1929 in Trent, South Dakota. She was the daughter of Anthony Rudolf and Rose Margaret (Schnee) Vonderharr. She lived her youth on a family farm in Trent, attended a country school and St. Mary’s Academy in Del Rapids, South Dakota, graduating in 1947.
She married Grover “Bud” Petitt of Sheldon, Iowa on March 26, 1949. To this union four sons were born. Shirley and Bud later divorced.

Shirley worked at home taking care of her four sons, later working at Ray’s Bowl Café, Alfs Manufacturing, East Elementary School in the lunch room, and Bogaard and Lyons Cleaners, retiring in 1993. She attended the Church of Christ in Sheldon.

She married Louis S. De Boer of Boyden, Iowa on February 14, 1975, they lived in rural Boyden until Louis became ill and then moved to Sheldon. Louis passed away on August 14, 1990. She attended the Presbyterian Church in Boyden.

Shirley enjoyed sewing, doing mending and alterations, quilting, and solving word find puzzles. She was very independent and enjoyed the simple things in life. Her family was very important to her.

She passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Those left to cherish her memories are her four sons: Gary and Donna Petitt of Sheldon, IA, Edward and Rhonda Petitt of Boyden, IA, Scott and Natasha Petitt of Sutherland, IA, Keith and Tiffany Petitt of Sheldon, IA; eleven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Louis S. De Boer; her parents; brother: Anthony Vonderharr and sister: Darlene (Joe) Friedmann.