Jackie Minten

Jackie Minten, 91 years old, of Alton, IA, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, At Orange City Area Health Systems Hospital in Orange City, IA.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton with Rev. Terry Roder and Rev. James Tigges officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alton.

Visitation will be anytime after 4 p.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013. There will be a parish rosary at 5 p.m. & a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton.

Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Condolences may be sent online to

Jackie was born Nov. 16, 1922, at Orange City, IA, the daughter of Henry & Gertrude (Timmer) Den Hartog. She was raised and educated in Orange City. She attended Orange City Christian School and Orange City Public School graduating in 1940.

On Nov. 28, 1940 she married Robert Minten at Sioux City, IA. The couple then made their home in Alton. In 1948 they moved to a farm south of Alton. They moved back into Alton in 1972 and continued farming for several years. Robert died Dec. 7, 2001.

Jackie was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Rosary Society and American Legion Auxiliary. She was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. During her life she was an avid bowler and golfer. She loved to read and work in the library. She was a very talented artist and loved to do arts and crafts of al kinds. Her goal in life was always to help other people. She was a very special person and will be very deeply missed.

Survivors include: her two sons, Darrell (Marilyn) Minten of Reno, NV, Ron (Joann) Minten of Alton; five daughters, Sherron (Richard) Kriege of Skiatook, OK, Bev (Larry) Hanno of LeMars, IA, Marilyn Nunn of Alton, IA, Barb (Mark) Noteboom of Orange City, IA, Dawn (Dave) Welch of North Sioux City, SD; 15 grandchildren, 25 Great-grandchildren;

Preceded by: her parents, all of her siblings and all of her in Laws.

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