November 4, 2019 - 9:49 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Dorothy Draayer, age 94, of Orange City, passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at her residence.

There will be a funeral service on Friday, November 8, at 10:00 am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Orange City.  Dr. Donald Draayer and the Rev. Mark Vande Zande will officiate.  Interment will follow the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.

Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on Thursday, with the family present from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

October 6, 2019 - 2:21 pm - Posted in Obituaries

James “Jim” Michael Budden, age 71 of Granville, was born into eternal life on Saturday October 5th at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9th at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville, with Father Daniel Greving officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Granville.

Visitation with family present will be Tuesday from 4-7 p.m.  There will be a parish rosary and a vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church.

Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.

September 22, 2019 - 2:59 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Marlys Rowenhorst, age 83, of Orange City, passed away on Saturday, September 21st, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

There will be a memorial service on Wednesday, September 25th, at 11:00 am, at the First Reformed Church in Orange City, with Rev. Mark Haverdink 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 9:30 am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City, which is in charge of the arrangements for 83-year-old Marlys Rowenhorst of Orange City.

September 17, 2019 - 5:33 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Margelene F. Youngers, age 91, of Hospers, Iowa and formerly of Sheldon, Iowa passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon, Iowa.  

Her Funeral Service will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, September 20, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sheldon, Iowa with Fr. Siby Punnoose officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Sheldon.

Visitation will be after 3:00 P.M. Thursday, September 19, 2019 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Sheldon with the family present from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. A Christian Wake Service will be at 5:30 P.M. and a Parish Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 P.M. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Sheldon.

Online condolences may be sent to www.vanderploegfunerals.com

September 14, 2019 - 5:12 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Gerald Bonestroo, age 92, of Hull, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the Hegg Health Center in Rock Valley.

There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, September 18, at 10:00 am, at the First Reformed Church in Hull.  The Rev. Van Rathbun will officiate.  Interment will follow the service at the Hope Cemetery in Hull.  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.

 

September 7, 2019 - 7:49 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. John Rensink, age 81, of Orange City, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, September 14, at 11:00am, at the American Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Richard Koerselman will officiate. A private family interment will follow the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday, from 9:30am to 10:30am, at the church.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

September 7, 2019 - 12:00 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Arlene Vander Pol, age 89, of Orange City, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019, at her residence. There will be a memorial service on Monday, September 9, at 10:30am, at the Newkirk Reformed Church in rural Hospers.  The Rev. Harlan De Jong and the Rev. Mark Haverdink will officiate.

Interment will be prior to the service at the Newkirk Cemetery.  There will be a family prayer service on Monday, at 9:30am, at the church.

Visitation with the family will be on Sunday, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

August 20, 2019 - 1:57 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Larry Kruse age 69, of Boyden, died Monday, August 19th, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 24th, at St. John Lutheran Church in Boyden, with Rev. Mark Lund, officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery at Boyden.

Visitation will be Friday, August 23rd from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George.

July 31, 2019 - 1:56 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Jacob Soodsma, 25, of Rock Valley, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Sanford-USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota from injuries sustained in an accident.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 3, at 10:30 AM at Faith Reformed Church in Rock Valley, with Rev. Tom Smith and Rev. Mike Molenaar officiating. Burial will follow at the Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley.

Visitation, with the family present, will be held on Friday, August 2, from 6:00-8:00 PM at Faith Reformed Church in Rock Valley. In the spirit of Jacob’s love of football, Minnesota Vikings or your favorite football team jersey attire is requested.

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

To view the funeral live streamed go to the church website www.faithrv.com.

As Jacob always hoped to be able to do more for his sister and her struggle with epilepsy, memorials can be directed to the Epilepsy Foundation.

July 27, 2019 - 5:30 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Arlene Van Es, age 84, of Orange City, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at the Orange City Area Health System.

There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, July 31, at 1:00 pm, at the Newkirk Reformed Church in rural Hospers. The Rev. Roger Voskuil and the Rev. Dennis Hietbrink will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the Newkirk Cemetery.

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