October 26, 2018 - 8:11 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Martha Van Surksum, age 82, of Hull, passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center.

There will be a memorial service on Monday, October 29, at 2:30 pm, at the Doon United Reformed Church. The Rev. John Vermeer 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 1:15 pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.

Visitation with the family will be on Sunday from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the funeral home.

October 24, 2018 - 8:45 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Lorraine Mars, age 84, of Orange City, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, October 27, at 11:00 am, at the Calvary Christian Reformed Church.  The Rev. John Klompien and the Rev. Aldon Kuiper will officiate.  Interment will be prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.  There will be a prayer service on Saturday, at 10:00 am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Visitation with the family will be on Friday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

October 22, 2018 - 12:12 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. William De Jong, age 81, of Sheldon, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, October 24, at 10:30 am, at the Inspiration Hills Camp and Retreat Center in rural Inwood.  The Rev. David Van Kley will officiate.

Following a luncheon, interment will be at the Beloit Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Prairie Ridge Care Center.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

October 18, 2018 - 9:48 am - Posted in Obituaries

Miss Meagan Bonestroo, age 28, of Sheldon, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center.

There will be a funeral service on Monday, October 22, at 1:30 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 on Sunday, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull, with the family present at their residence in Boyden, 908 Morningside Street.

October 17, 2018 - 8:37 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Arta Plender, age 105, of Orange City, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, October 20, at 11:00 am, at the Trinity Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Dr. Brian Keepers and the Rev. Donald Lenderink 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 Saturday, at 10:00 am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Visitation with the family will be on Friday, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home.

October 4, 2018 - 9:48 am - Posted in Obituaries

Frieda Smit, age 100, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Boyden passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Accura Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Her funeral will be 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at First Reformed Church in Boyden with Rev. David Poppen officiating.

Burial will be at Sheridan Township Cemetery in Boyden.

Visitation with family present will be from 1 P.M. until service time on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at First Reformed Church in Boyden.

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

September 25, 2018 - 3:43 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Melvin Schuiteman, age 93, of Sioux Center, IA died Monday, September 24, 2018, at Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center, IA.

A prayer service will be held at 10 AM on Monday, October 1, 2018 at First Reformed Church of Sioux Center. Interment will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery of Sioux Center.

Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM on Monday at the First Reformed Church with Rev. Stephen Breen officiating.

Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 PM at the First Reformed Church of Sioux Center.

In lieu of flowers and gifts the Schuiteman family prefer memorial donations be given to Sioux County Youth Fair or the Doornink-Brunsting Post 299 / VFW American Legion Post 6129 of Sioux Center.

The Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center is in charge of arrangements

September 8, 2018 - 10:43 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Sylva Kiernan, age 97, of Alton, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

There will be a memorial service on Tuesday, September 11, at 11:00 am, at the Alton Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Harlan De Jong will officiate.

Interment will be prior to the service at the Nassau Township Cemetery near Alton. There will be a family prayer service on Tuesday, at 10:00 am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Visitation with the family will be on Monday, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the funeral home.

August 30, 2018 - 3:57 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Laura Kruger, age 95, formerly of Boyden passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Madrid Home in Madrid, Iowa.

Her funeral service will be at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church, rural Boyden.

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

Visitation will be after the graveside service in the fellowship hall of the church.

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

August 29, 2018 - 3:41 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Betty Lou De Bruin, 77, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Hegg Health Center in Rock Valley.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 1, at 12:00 PM at Grace Community Church of Rock Valley with Pastor Joseph Terrell officiating.

Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley. Visitation, with the family present, will be from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday, August 31, at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley.

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