March 13, 2020 - 10:32 am - Posted in Obituaries

Darrel W. Rensink, age 82 of Ames, Iowa (formerly of Sioux Center), passed away at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames on March 10, 2020.

Visitation will be at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care, 414 Lincoln Way in Ames on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 2-4 p.m.

Funeral services will be at Ascension Lutheran Church, 2400 Bloomington Road, in Ames on Monday, March 16th at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverend Roger Twito officiating.

A visitation will also be held Tuesday, March 17th at Memorial Funeral Home, 12 16th Street SE in Sioux Center, IA from 5-7 p.m. with family present.

Private family burial will be March 18 at Memory Gardens in Sioux Center.

Memorials may be directed to Ascension Lutheran Church, 2400 Bloomington Rd, Ames, IA 50010; or the Israel Family Hospice House, 400 South Dakota Ave, Ames, IA 50014 Online condolences may be directed to: www.grandonfuneralandcremationcare.com or www.mfhonline.com.

March 12, 2020 - 10:47 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Eleanor De Groot, age 89, of Sheldon, formerly of Alton, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center.

There will be a memorial service on Monday, March 16, at 11:30 am, at the Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. John Klompien will officiate. A luncheon and time of visitation will follow the service, at the church. Interment will be prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.

There will be a family prayer service on Monday, at 10:30 am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

March 6, 2020 - 6:20 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Esther M. Olivier age 92, of Sioux Center, IA died Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center, IA.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the First Reformed Church of Sioux Center with Rev. Stephen Breen officiating. Burial will be held prior to the memorial service in Hope Cemetery in Hull, IA.

A prayer service will be held Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home before proceeding to the cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 11th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with family present at Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center.

An online obituary and registry can be found at mfhonline.com. The Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center is in charge of the arrangements for Esther M. Olivier.

February 22, 2020 - 11:33 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. James Wielenga, age 89, of Hull, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020, at the Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center.

There will be a memorial service on Wednesday, February 26, at 11:00 am, at the Free Grace Reformed Church in Middleburg. The Rev. Mark Schwarz will officiate.

Interment will be prior to the service at the Hope Cemetery in Hull. There will be a family prayer service on Wednesday, at 9:30 am, at the CHURCH.

Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the CHURCH.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.

February 20, 2020 - 3:21 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Eugene “Gene” Egdorf, age 85 of Sheldon and formerly of Boyden, Iowa passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the Sanford Sheldon Senior Care in Sheldon, Iowa.

His Funeral Service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, February 24, 2020 at the United Presbyterian Church in Boyden, Iowa with Rev. Andrew Hilla officiating.

Burial with a graveside service at 10:15 A.M will be on Monday, February 24, 2020 in the Sheridan Township Cemetery in Boyden. With Military Graveside Services by the William Monster Post #272 of the American Legion of Boyden, Iowa.

Visitation with the Family Present will be on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 2:00 – 4:oo P.M. at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Boyden, Iowa.

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

Online condolences may be sent to www.vanderploegfunerals.com

February 19, 2020 - 1:24 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Melvin Kruizenga, age 88, of Hospers, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at the Orange City Area Health System.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, February 22, at 10:00 am, at the Trinity Reformed Church Hospers Campus. Pastor Kurt Bush and the Rev. Milton Sikkema will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery in Hospers. Visitation with the family will be on Friday, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the Church.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers.

February 14, 2020 - 11:38 am - Posted in Obituaries

Darrel William Steffes, age 77, of Granville, IA died Thurs. Feb. 13, 2020 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, IA.

Memorial mass will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday Feb. 18, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville, with Father Daniel Greving officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be Monday from 4-7 p.m., there will be a rosary and vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at the church. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen, Iowa.

Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com

February 12, 2020 - 4:24 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Richard Tiedemann, age 49, of Hull, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at his residence.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, February 15, at 11:30 am, at the St. Paul Lutheran church in rural Hull. The Rev. Aaron Deutsch will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in rural Hull. There will be a family prayer service on Saturday, at 10:30 am, at the church.

Visitation with the family will be on Friday, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, at the church.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.

February 7, 2020 - 1:32 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Marilyn Margaret Klein, 83, died February 5, 2020.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hospers, with Father Doug Klein and Father Daniel Greving officiating and other concelebrating priests.

Burial will follow in the St. Anthony Cemetery in Hospers. Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday. There will be a rosary and a vigil prayer service all at 5 p.m. at the church.

Visitation will resume 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the church. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.

January 29, 2020 - 6:37 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Gerben “Gerb” Mars, age 80, of Orange City, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at the Orange City Area Health System.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, February 1, at 11:00am, at the Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Orange City.  The Rev. John Klompien and the Rev. Aldon Kuiper will officiate.  Following a time of fellowship, interment will take place at the East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon. Visitation with the family will be on Friday, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the CHURCH.

Arrangements are being completed by the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.