June 20, 2022 - 2:36 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Ellten Jederberg, age 60 of rural Granville, Iowa passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022, at his home in rural Granville.

Visitation services will be from 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. with the family present on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sheldon.

Arrangements are under the care of the Andringa Funeral Home – Sheldon

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

June 10, 2022 - 9:39 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Marlene Woudstra, age 82, of Hospers, passed away on June 9, 2022, at the Sanford USD Medical Center and Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

A visitation with the family present will be held on Tuesday, June 14, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hospers. There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, June 15, at 10:30am, at the church with the Rev. Duane Tinklenberg and the Rev. Aaron Gonzalez officiating.

Following a time of lunch and fellowship, interment will take place at the Hospers Cemetery near Hospers. The Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials will be given to the First Christian Reformed Church in Hospers.

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

June 8, 2022 - 12:38 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Sharon K. Stamer, age 80, of rural Granville, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at the Orange City Area Health in Orange City, Iowa.

Her service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, June 13, 2022, at St. John Lutheran Church in Germantown, Iowa with Rev. Keith Christensen officiating. Burial will be in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Germantown.

Visitation with family present will be from 2:00 – 4:00pm on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.

Arrangements are under the care of the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Primghar.

June 7, 2022 - 5:15 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Arnold Nielsen, age 94, of Hull, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022, at the Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids.

A visitation with the family present will be held on Monday, June 13, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the American Reformed Church in Hull. There will be a funeral service on Monday, June 13, at 1:30pm, at the church with the Rev. Matt Polsdofer officiating. Interment will follow the service at the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Hull.

The Oolman Funeral Home in Hull is in charge of arrangements.

June 1, 2022 - 5:29 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Alice Van Dyke, age 100, of Orange City, formerly of Hospers, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

A visitation with the family present will be held on Sunday, June 5, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City. There will be a funeral service on Monday, at 10:30am, at the Trinity Reformed Church Hospers Campus with the Rev. Milton Sikkema and the Rev. Kurt Bush officiating. Interment will follow the service at the Hospers Cemetery near Hospers.

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.

The Oolman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 100-year-old Alice Van Dyke of Orange City, formerly of Hospers.

 

May 31, 2022 - 9:44 pm - Posted in Obituaries

LeRoy Rohlfs, age 84, of Sheldon and formerly of Boyden, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Fieldcrest Assisted Living in Sheldon. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, June 3, at United Presbyterian Church in Boyden with Rev. Andrew Hilla officiating, with burial at Sheridan Township Cemetery in Boyden.

Visitation with family present will be from 5 – 7 P.M. on Thursday, June 2, at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Boyden.

The Vander Ploeg Funeral Home of Boyden is in charge of the arrangements for 84-year-old LeRoy Rohlfs of Sheldon, formerly of Boyden. Read The Full Story…

May 5, 2022 - 7:09 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Harold Niichel, age 93 of Granville, IA, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022 at the Orange City Area Health Systems in Orange City, IA.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2022, at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, IA with Father Daniel Greving officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Granville, IA. Visitation with family present will be from 12 p.m. until service time on Monday at the funeral home.  Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

Harold was born March 16, 1929 to John and Ann (Schnurr) Niichel of Granville.

On May 26, 1953, he married Phyllis Smith at Granville. The couple farmed near Granville their entire life. Harold’s love of IH tractors led to the start of his own machinery sales business starting in the 1970s, which grew with the help of his son Alan, up until his passing. Phyllis passed away Aug. 11, 2013.
He was a member of St Joseph’s Catholic Church. He enjoyed going to auctions, tractor pulls, fishing, watching Nascar races, playing cards with family, and spending time with his many beloved pets.

He will be lovingly remembered by his three children: Alan Niichel of Granville, IA, Debra (Paul) Schmidt of Granville, IA, and Lori Niichel and partner Chad Heggen of Joice, IA; eight grandchildren: Marylynn Saldivar of Brownsville, TX, Wendy (Jon) Heie of Brooklyn Park, MN, Rick Gergen of DeSoto, WI, Mikayla Schmidt of Brooklyn Park, MN, Kenny Doughty of Sheldon, IA, Eric (Niki) Doughty of Hartley, IA, Holly Doughty of Marcus, IA, and Tara Doughty of North Liberty, IA; eight great-grandchildren: Madeline and Jake Heie, Chloe and Aspen Gergen, Kendal, Mason, and Bentley Doughty, and Adeline Tentinger; One sister: Geraldine Rabel of Spencer, IA and one sister-in-law: Pat Niichel of Granville, IA; one brother-in-law, Alvin “Ab” Smith of Marcus, IA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Phyllis, one brother, Danny Niichel, one grandson, Nicholas Gergen, and one infant great-grandson, Carter Koontz, one brother-in-law, Wilber Rabel.

Pallbearers will be: Rick Gergen, Eric Doughty, Jonathan Heie, Jake Heie, Jerry Niichel, and Russ Schwebach.

April 5, 2022 - 1:43 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Leland Jiskoot, age 66 of Boyden, Iowa died Monday, April 4, 2022, at the Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids, IA.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, April 8, 2022 at the Ebeneezer Presbyterian Church in George, IA with Pastor Brenda Stobbe officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM also at the Church in George.

Interment will be in the Sheridan Township Cemetery, rural Boyden.

The Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

April 4, 2022 - 10:00 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Sandra “Sandy” Pearson, age 68, of rural Granville and formerly of Orange City passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Services will be at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at New Hope Evangelical Free Church in Orange City with Pastor Jeff Whitt officiating.

Burial will be at a later date at Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina.

Visitation with family present will be from 5 to 7 P.M. on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.

March 14, 2022 - 1:19 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Ruth Boender, age 89, of Boyden, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2022, at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center.

There will be a memorial service on Friday, March 18, at 2:30pm, at the First Reformed Church in Boyden. The Rev. Heath De Jong will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Hospers
Cemetery.

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