John Elgersma

John Elgersma, age 82 of Sanborn, IA, passed away at Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, April 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hartley, IA. Visitation will be held at the Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn on Friday, April 21st from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening.

Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m., prior to the service on Saturday, at Roseland Cemetery near Sanborn.

The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 82 year-old John Elgersma of Sanborn, IA.


Harley Behrens

Harley BehrensHarley Behrens age 88 of George, IA, died peacefully at at his home southwest of George on Monday, April 17, 2017.

Prayer service for family and friends will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, rural Hull, IA. Interment will be held prior to the service in the church cemetery.

Memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, rural Hull, IA, with Rev. Aaron Deutsch officiating.

Visitation will be Friday, April 21 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George.

The family requests memorials be given to the Hope Haven Wheel Chair Refurbishing Shop at George, IA.


Donald Hattendorf

Donald Hattendorf, age 84, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017, at the Country View Manor in Sibley.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sibley. Rev. Judith Johnson officiating.

Burial to follow at Ocheyedan Township Cemetery in Ocheyedan.

Visitation will be Friday, April 21, from 3:30 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley.

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


Merle Pedley

Merle-Pedley-1492432357Merle Pedley, age 88, of Ocheyedan, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Sanford Worthington Regional Medical Center in Worthington, Minnesota.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at the United Methodist Church in Ocheyedan. Rev. Steve Swenson officiating.

Burial to follow at Ocheyedan Township Cemetery in Ocheyedan.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 18, from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the United Methodist Church in Ocheyedan.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley and Ocheyedan in charge of arrangements for Merle Pedley.


Muriel J. Ravestein

RavesteinMrs. Muriel Ravestein, age 82, of Sheldon, formerly of Orange City, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon.

There will be a memorial service on Thursday, April 20, at 10:00 am, at the Free Grace Reformed Church in Middleburg. The Rev. Stephen Breen will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Capel Township Cemetery, near Middleburg. There will be a family prayer service on Thursday, at 9:00 am, at the church.

Visitation will be after 4:00 pm on Wednesday, with the family present from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.


Connie Groen

GROEN, Connie PictureConnie Groen, age 89 of Rock Rapids, IA died Friday April 14, 2017 at Sanford Hospital in Rock Rapids, IA.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 18th at the First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids, IA with Rev. Dan Haggar, officiating.
Burial will be in the Bethel Reformed Cemetery of rural Little Rock, IA.

Visitation will be Monday, April 17th from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.