Carl Peterson

Carl Peterson, age 84 of Melvin, IA passed away at Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn, IA on Friday, November 17, 2017.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 21st at 10:30 a.m. at the First Reformed Church in Melvin.

Visitation with family and friends will also be held at the First Reformed Church in Melvin one hour prior to the service on Tuesday, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Burial will take place at Roseland Cemetery near Sanborn.

The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 84-year-old Carl Peterson of Melvin, IA.


John Schulte

John Schulte, age 78 of Sibley, IA died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 20th at the First Baptist Church rural George, IA, with Reverend Mike Hagan officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 19th with the family present from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley, IA.

A complete obituary and online registry will be available at: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com


Darleen Bliss

Darleen M. Bliss, age 95 of Sheldon, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus, Iowa.

Her services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Sheldon, Iowa with Rev. Marvin Lindley officiating.

Burial will be in the East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon, Iowa.

Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the church. The Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon is in Charge of arrangements.

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


Mrs. Mildred Bruns

Mrs. Mildred Bruns, age 101, of Spencer, Iowa, formerly of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Spencer Hospital, in Spencer, Iowa.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Warner Chapel in Spencer, Iowa. with Pastor John Syvertson officiating.

Burial will be at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the Funeral Service at Warner Chapel in Spencer.

Online Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to www.warnerfuneralhome.com

The Warner Funeral Home Spencer is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Mildred Bruns.


Doris Williamson

Doris Williamson, age 91, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Cornerstone United Reformed Church in Sanborn, Iowa. Rev. Daniel Donovan officiating.

Graveside Services will be at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, November 18, at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon.

Visitation will be Friday, November 17, from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in Sheldon.

Online Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to www.andringafuneralhome.com

The Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in charge of arrangements for Doris Williamson.


Ralph “Butch” E. Mifflin

Ralph “Butch” E. Mifflin, 77, formerly of St. Edward, NE, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Ambassador Health in Lincoln, NE.

Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Faith Lutheran Church in St. Edward, NE with Rev. Brian Ketelsen officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery with military rites conducted by the United States Air Force Honor Guard, American Legion Crosier Post #226 of St. Edward, and the American Legion Riders.

Visitation will be 5:00–7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Warrior Canine Connection, 14934 Schaeffer Road, Boyds, MD, 20841.

Miller-Levander Funeral Home of St. Edward, NE is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.

Ralph is survived by his wife Sandy of St. Edward, NE; son: Ralph E. Sluder of Bastrop, TX; three daughters: Michelle (Clyde Van Blarcum) Mifflin of Phoenix, AZ; April (David) Grooters of Sanborn, IA; Kimberly (Brian) Houdesheldt of Columbus, NE; step daughter: Amelia Zurovski of Kearney, NE; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother: Pete (Florence) Mifflin of Jerome, ID; sister-in-law: Patricia Brown of San Diego, CA; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.