Regina McCarty

Regina McCarty, age 92, of Sheldon, Iowa passed away on Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Rockford, Illinois. Her Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am Saturday, July 21, 2018 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Sheldon, Iowa with Fr. Siby Punnoose – officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Cecelia’s Catholic Cemetery in Sanborn, Iowa.

Visitation will be Friday, July 20, 2018 with the family present from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon, Iowa. A Christian Wake Service will be at 7:00 pm and a Parish Rosary at 7:30 pm at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon, Iowa.

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


Leon H. Koele

Leon H. Koele, age 80 of Sheldon, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon.

His celebration of life will be at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at First Reformed Church in Sheldon with Pastor Dave Van Kley officiating.

The graveside service will be at 9:15 A.M. on Thursday, July 19 at Hope Cemetery in Hull.

Visitation will be after 4 P.M. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, with family present from 5 – 7 P.M. at Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon.


Larry “Tiny” Nagel

Larry “Tiny” Nagel, 75 of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly George, IA died Monday, July 9, 2018 at the Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Memorial service will be 11:00 AM, Friday, July 13th at Tabernacle Baptist Church in George, IA, with Pastor Bryan Anderson.

Private Family Burial will be prior to the service at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery in George, IA.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 12th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. with family present from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in George.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Elaine Nagel of Sioux Falls, SD; a sister, Donna Hewitt of Brandon, SD; a brother, Stanley (wife, Dee) Nagel of Sheldon, IA.

An online registry and full obituary will be available at: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com


Dr. Kenneth Hansen

Dr. Kenneth Hansen age 92 of Sibley, IA, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley, IA.

A Memorial service will take place at 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 15, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Sibley, IA, with Pastor Steve Swenson officiating.

Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM until the hour of service at the United Methodist Church in Sibley.

In lieu of flowers family wish memorials be made to the Sibley Golf and Country Club.

Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Dr. Kenneth Hansen of Sibley.


Anthony Smit

Mr. Anthony Smit, age 91, of Hull, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018, at the Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull.

There will be a memorial service on Thursday, July12, at 11:00 am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hull. The Rev. Loren Kotman and the Rev. Carl Klompien will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Hope Cemetery in Hull. There will be a family prayer service on Thursday, at 10:00 am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.

Visitation will after 5:00 pm on Wednesday, with the family present from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the funeral home.


Ruth Timmons

Ruth Timmons, age 99 of Hartley, IA, passed away at Community Memorial Assisted Living in Hartley on Friday, July 6, 2018.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 13th at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Hartley. Visitation will be held at the Hartley Funeral Home in Hartley on Thursday, July 12th from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening. Burial will take place at 9:30 a.m., prior to the service on Friday at Roseland Cemetery near Sanborn, IA.

The Hartley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 99 year-old Ruth Timmons of Hartley, IA.