October 21, 2021 - 9:18 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Lorna Reinders, age 89, of Orange City, passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at the Orange City Area Health System.

There will be a funeral service on Tuesday, October 26, at 10:00am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Mark Vande Zande will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. Visitation with the family will be on Monday, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

You are invited to leave a message of condolence, print a memorial folder, watch a tribute video, and participate in the service via livestream at www.oolman.com.

October 18, 2021 - 3:46 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Junior Poppema, age 85, of Hospers, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, at the Orange City Area Health System.

There will be a memorial service on Thursday, October 21, at 2:00pm, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hospers. The Rev. Aaron Gonzalez will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Hospers Cemetery near Hospers.

There will be a family prayer service on Thursday, at 1:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the funeral home.

October 15, 2021 - 6:34 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Theresa Goslinga, age 99, of Orange City, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City. Read The Full Story…

October 15, 2021 - 9:20 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Stanley Hibma, age 69, of Orange City, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021, at his home, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.

There will be a memorial service on Wednesday, October 13, at 10:30 am, at the Central Reformed Church in Sioux Center. The Rev. Jesse Henkel will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. There will be a family prayer service on Wednesday, at 9:00 am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Visitation will be after 3:00 pm on Tuesday, with the family present from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the funeral home. Memorials will be directed to Hope Haven in Rock Valley.

You are invited to leave a message of condolence, print a memorial folder, view a tribute video, and participate in the service via livestream at www.oolman.com.

October 13, 2021 - 10:20 am - Posted in Obituaries

Judy Penning Wilshire, formerly of Hospers, passed away on October 11, 2021,at Bondurant, IA at the age of 68.

A graveside Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Graceland Park Cemetery in Sioux City, IA.

Judy Penning was born November 3, 1952, to Arthur and Lois (Eich) Penning. She was raised on a family farm by Hospers, IA, and graduated from Spalding Catholic High School in Granville, IA in 1970. Judy married William Wilshire in 1976 in Hospers, IA. She lived most of her adult life in Sioux City, IA. Judy worked for different construction companies and retired from JarcoDrywall Supply in May 2019. After retirement, she moved to Ankeny, IA. In August 2021, she moved to Courtyard Estates in Bondurant, IA.

Judy had a special love for her family which was evident by the many pictures proudly displayed in her apartment. She left this parting advice to her grandchildren: “Be strong, work hard, be kind and don’t forget to laugh!” Judy perfectly described her own life in these final words to her family. One of Judy’s greatest joys was to fish with her grandchildren. The love of fishing was instilled in her at an early age. Fishing with siblings, neighbors, cousins and friends at Penning Pit next to the family farm was a fond childhood memory for Judy.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents, baby daughter Jillian in 1984, grandson Jordan Jepsen in 1998, and brother Roger Penning in 2007. She is survived by her daughter Tammy (Martin) Dalcourt of South Sioux City, NE, son Jason (Holly) Wilshire of Bondurant, IA, grandchildren Michael (Ashlie) Jepsen of Marion, IA, Darin (Kortney) Jepsen of Beresford, SD, Christian (Kiely) Jepsen of Sioux City, IA, Domenic (Kelsie) Dalcourt of South Sioux City, NE, Dante (Emelinne) Dalcourt of Des Moines, IA, Breanna Wilshire and Dakota Wilshire of Bondurant, IA, great grandchildren, Logan, Rain, Addyson, Meadow, Ryleigh, Liam, Elliot and Jack, a brother Ron Penning of Matlock, IA, a sister Kathy (Merwin) Kruger of Sheldon, IA, as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.

October 2, 2021 - 3:51 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Bernice De Boer, age 88, of Orange City, passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

There will be a funeral service on Tuesday, October 5, at 10:30am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Mark Vande Zande will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. Visitation with the family will be on Monday, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Memorials will be directed to the Orange City Area Home Health and Hospice.

You are invited to leave a message of condolence, print a memorial folder, and view a recording of the service at www.oolman.com

September 21, 2021 - 8:57 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Anna Beth (Schaafsma) Magee, age 94, of Hospers, passed away peacefully and moved to her Heavenly home on September 20, 2021, at the Parc Hall Nursing Home in Emmetsburg.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, September 25, at 12:00pm, at the Trinity Reformed Church in Hospers. The Rev. Harlan De Jong will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the Hospers Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday, from 10:30am to 11:30am, at the church.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers.

September 16, 2021 - 12:08 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Donald Minten, age 91, of Alton, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, September 18, at 10:30am, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton. The Rev. Fr. Daniel Greving will officiate. Interment will follow the service at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday, from 9:00am to 10:00am, at the church.

The Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen.

September 15, 2021 - 2:12 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Thomas I. Pottebaum, 61 years old, of Alton, IA, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 at Orange City Area Health System in Orange City, IA.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton, with Father Daniel Greving officiating and Deacon Dan Goebel assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, there will be a parish rosary and vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at the church. Visitation will resume one hour before the service on Monday at the church. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.

Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

In lieu of flowers please send memorial donations to the Alton Ambulance, 905 3rd Ave. Alton, IA 51003 or St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 609 10th Street, Alton, IA 51003.

September 13, 2021 - 1:20 pm - Posted in Obituaries

James “Jim” Doorenbos, age 87, of Boyden, Iowa passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the George Good Samaritan Home in George, Iowa.

His funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at United Presbyterian Church in Boyden with Rev. Andrew Hilla officiating.

Burial with a 10:15 AM graveside service will be Thursday, September 16, 2021 in the Sheridan Township Cemetery in Boyden, with Full Military Honors provides by the William Monster Post 272 of the Boyden American Legion.

Visitation with family present will be from 5:00 – 6:30PM on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Boyden.

Arrangements are under the care of the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home – Boyden.

Online condolences may be made to the Family at www.vanderploegfunerals.com