November 6, 2017 - 3:55 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Johanna Gorter, 86, of Hull, Iowa died Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 8, at 2:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley with Rev. Cliff Hoekstra officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery of Doon.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 1:00-2:00 PM at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.porterfuneralhomes.com.

November 3, 2017 - 4:38 pm - Posted in Obituaries

John Van Der Wilt, 90 of Middleburg, IA passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Senior Care Center in Sheldon, IA.

Funeral service will be 11:30 AM Monday, November 6, 2017 at Middleburg with Pastor Greg Jorgensen officiating.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 5th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM with family present at the Free Grace Reformed Church in Middleburg, IA

In lieu of flowers family wishes memorials to be directed at a later date.

The Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

November 3, 2017 - 1:15 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Judith A. Stueven, age 77, of Sheldon, Iowa formerly of Boyden, passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon.

Her funeral service will be 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church, rural Boyden with Rev. Mark Lund officiating.

Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery, rural Boyden.

Visitation will be after 1:00 P.M. until service time on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church. After the graveside service family visitation and fellowship will be held at the church.

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

November 2, 2017 - 5:19 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Eldon De Wild, age 53, of Hull, passed away on Sunday, October 29th, in Renton, Washington.

There will be a funeral service on Tuesday, November 7th, at 1:30pm, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hull, with the Rev. Loren Kotman will officiating.  Interment will follow the service at the Hope Cemetery in Hull.

Visitation will be after 5:00pm on Monday, with the family present from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, at the CHURCH.  Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.

November 2, 2017 - 4:32 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Nelvie Wynia, age 84 of Sioux Center, IA passed away Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center, IA.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Monday, November 6, 2017 at First Reformed Church in Sioux Center with Rev. Jamie Dykstra officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Sioux Center.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 5th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM with family present from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center.

In lieu of flowers family wishes memorials be directed to the Sioux Center VFW or the Sioux Center Veterans Memorial.

October 31, 2017 - 1:58 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Henry Schuller, age 102, of Alton, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

There will be a funeral service on Friday, November 3, at 10:00am, at the Alton Reformed Church. The Rev. Robert A. Schuller will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the Nassau Township Cemetery near Alton. Visitation will be on Friday from 9:00am to 10:00am, at the church.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

 

October 30, 2017 - 1:27 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. John Keizer, age 94, of Hull, passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017, at Fieldcrest Assisted Living in Sheldon.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, November 4, at 2:30 pm, at the First Reformed Church in Hull.  The Rev. Kevin Yurk will officiate.

Interment will follow the service at the Hope Cemetery in Hull.

Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Friday, with the family present from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.

October 25, 2017 - 1:28 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Arnold G. De Jong, age 93 of Hull, IA passed away Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 at Sioux Center Health in Sioux Center IA.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday, October 27th at the First Reformed Church in Hull, IA with Rev. Kevin Yurk officiating. Burial will follow at Hope Cemetery in Hull, IA.

Visitation will be Thursday, October 26th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with family present from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center.

October 23, 2017 - 5:54 am - Posted in Obituaries

Leona Mae Ver Meer, age 93 of Spencer, Iowa and formerly of Boyden, Iowa passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Highland Apartments in Spencer, Iowa.

Her Memorial Service will be 10:30am Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from Boyden First Reformed Church of Boyden, Iowa with Rev. David Poppen officiating.

Burial with a 9:30am Graveside Services will be on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Sheridan Township Cemetery, Boyden, Iowa

Visitation will be after 5:oopm Tuesday, October 24, 2017 with the family present from 6:00 – 7:30 P.M. on at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Boyden, Iowa

Online condolences may be sent to www.vanderploegfunerals.com

October 8, 2017 - 9:23 am - Posted in Obituaries

Marvin L. VandenHull, 82, of Onawa, Iowa, formerly of Archer, died on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Elmwood Care Centre in Onawa.

Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the Onawa United Methodist Church in Onawa, Iowa with Pastor Tim Cramer officiating. Burial will be at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in the East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon, Iowa. Visitation will be 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Monday, October 9, 2017 with a prayer service at 6:30 P.M at Rush Family Chapel in Onawa, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in Onawa.

Marvin Lynn was born on May 7, 1935, in Archer, Iowa the son of Garrett and Johanna (Beuzekom) VandenHull. Marvin attended Archer High School. He shared that the highlight of his high school years was falling in love with his sweetheart of nearly 63 years. Other high school highlights for him were athletics, especially playing baseball and basketball. Marvin continued his love for baseball by coaching several little league teams through the years. He followed the St. Louis Cardinals since he was a young child.

Marvin and Marylis Philby were united in marriage on November 24, 1954 in Spencer, Iowa. Five children were born to this union, Lyle, Lori, Gary, Shari, and Scott.

Marvin started working for Northwestern Bell in 1954 in Sheldon and transferred to Onawa in 1967. He retired from the telephone company in 1994.

After retirement, Marvin and Marylis enjoyed wintering in Alamo Rec-Veh Park in Texas for 20 years making many last friendships. In their early years, Marvin and Marylis enjoyed square dancing together and camping trips with their five children. Marvin’s other hobbies were golf, carpentry work including building his current residence and later building dollhouses for his granddaughters. Music was a big part of Marvin’s life. He especially enjoyed Gospel Quartets.

Marvin will be remember as a devoted husband, loving dad, active grandpa, and a friend to many.

Marvin was a member of the Onawa United Methodist Church and a former member of the Onawa Fire Department and Onawa Kiwanis Club.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 63 years, Marylis VandenHull of Onawa, IA; his children, Lyle (Denise) VandenHull of Onawa, IA, Lori (Gary) Brandt of Waterloo, IA, Gary VandenHull of Onawa, IA, Shari (Steve) Gantz of Grinnell, IA, and Scott (Kim) VandenHull of Plattsmouth, NE; ten grandchildren, Melissa Hill, Michelle (Adam) Nygaard, Diana (Rick) Bauer, Kacie (Ian) VandenHull, Jennifer (Michael) Meyer, Stephanie (Owen) Fuller, David (Michelle) Gantz, Matt Zanker, Samuel VandenHull, and Johanna VandenHull; sixteen great-grandchildren, Antheiyaleigh, Caiden, Cohen, Ayvalynn, Jayden, Michael, William, Larinda, Gabriella, Macy, Omri, Oliver, Jacob, Christopher, Lucas, and Timothy; one sister, Lucille Van Zee of Sioux Center, IA; one sister-in-law, Esther VandenHull of Sheldon, IA; and one brother-in-law, Norman (Sharon) Philby of Humboldt, IA; and many nephews, nieces, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Garrett and Johanna VandenHull; two brothers, Jacob (Viola) VandenHull and John VandenHull; one brother-in-law, Richard Van Zee; and a grandson, Steven Amos Gantz, Jr.

Condolences may be left online for the family at www.rushfamilycareservice.com