October 23, 2022 - 2:01 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Wayne Charles Horkey, age 68 of Alton, IA passed away on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Sanford USD Medical Center and Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD with his family by his side.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton, IA, with Father Daniel Greving officiating and Deacon Dan Goebel assisting. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Alton.  Visitation with family present will be Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. with parish rosary and vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at the church in Alton.  Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the funeral on Thursday at the church.  Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, IA.  Condolences may be sent online at www.fischfh.com.

 

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October 19, 2022 - 1:46 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Sharol Miedema, age 76, of Sheldon, formerly of Hospers, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at the Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon.

A visitation with the family present will be held on Monday, October 24, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hospers. A prayer service will take place on Tuesday, October 25, at 10:00am, at the church, followed by interment at the Hospers Cemetery near Hospers. There will be a memorial service on Tuesday, at 11:00am, at the church with the Rev. Aaron Gonzalez officiating. The Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials will be given to Village Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon, or Hope Haven in Rock Valley.

You are invited to leave a message of condolence, print a memorial folder, and participate in the service via livestream at www.oolman.com.

October 18, 2022 - 11:33 am - Posted in Obituaries

Martin D. Hoekstra, age 95, of Sheldon, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon.

His funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, October 21, 2022, at Hull Protestant Reformed Church in Hull with Rev. James Laning  officiating.

Burial will follow the time of fellowship on Friday, October 21, 2022, at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon with military rights presented by McGlothlen-Cowie Post #145 of the Sheldon American Legion.

Visitation will be after 3 P.M. on Thursday, October 20, 2022, with family present from 5 – 7 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home – Sheldon.

September 21, 2022 - 9:38 am - Posted in Obituaries

 

Mrs. Janice Van Der Zwaag, age 84, of Hospers, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at the Orange City Area Health System.

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

September 21, 2022 - 9:24 am - Posted in Obituaries

Raymond Lee Van Diepen, age 72, of Boyden, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

His Celebration of Life will be Friday, September 30, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home; Boyden, Iowa. Burial will be at a later date in the Sheridan Township Cemetery in Boyden.

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

Online condolences may be sent to www.vanderploegfunerals.com

 

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September 20, 2022 - 9:45 am - Posted in Obituaries

John Burggraaff, age 79 of Viborg, South Dakota and formerly of the Inwood and Sheldon, area passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

His Funeral Service will be Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 10:30 A.M. at the First Reformed Church in Sheldon, with Rev. Kevin Gingerich officiating. Burial will be in the East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon.

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

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

 

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September 19, 2022 - 3:11 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Allen Jay Baartman, age 74, of Britt, Iowa and formerly of the Boyden and Spencer, Iowa area passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the Westview Care Center in Britt, Iowa. His Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, September 23, 2022 from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Boyden, Iowa.

A Private Family Graveside Service will be held later in the Sheridan Township Cemetery in Boyden.

The Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Boyden, Iowa is in charge of arrangements.

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

September 12, 2022 - 12:21 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Anna Den Hartog, age 86, of Orange City, formerly of Hospers, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at the Orange City Area Health System.

A visitation with the family present will be held on Thursday, September 15, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the First Reformed Church in Orange City. A prayer service will take place on Friday, September 16, at 9:30am, at the church, followed by interment at the Hospers Cemetery. There will be a memorial serviceon Friday, at 11:00am, at the church, with the Rev. Timothy Breen officiating. The Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials will be used to establish a scholarship at Northwestern College in Orange City.

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

 

September 6, 2022 - 5:58 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Johanna Westra, age 94, of Hull, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022, at the Crown Pointe Estates Care Center in Sioux Center.

A visitation with the family present will be held on Friday, September 9, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull. There will be a funeral service on Saturday, September 10, at 1:00 p.m., at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hull with the Rev. Loren Kotman officiating.

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

August 25, 2022 - 2:19 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mr. Jack Oolman, age 75, of Orange City, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at the Sanford USD Medical Center and Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

A visitation with the family present will be held on Friday, August 26, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Middleburg Free Grace Reformed Church in Middleburg. There will be a funeral service on Saturday, August 27, at 9:30am, at the church with the Rev. Mark Schwarz officiating. Interment will follow the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.

Memorials may be given to Midwest Honor Flight. You are invited to leave a message of condolence, print a memorial folder, and view a recording of the service at www.oolman.com.

The Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City is in charge of arrangements.