Florence Kitchenmaster

Florence Kitchenmaster, age 94 of Rock Rapids, IA, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at Rock Rapids Health Centre in Rock Rapids.

Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Peace Lutheran Church in Rock Rapids, IA, with Reverend Mark Hansen officiating.

Burial will follow the lunch in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery rural Steen, MN.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the church on Friday.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Peace Lutheran Church of Rock Rapids and/or Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Steen, MN.

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

Bernard “Bud” Krommendyk

Mr. Bernard “Bud” Krommendyk, age 86, of Hull, passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017, at the Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull.

There will be a memorial service on Thursday, August 17, at 3:00 pm, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hull. The Rev. Loren Kotman 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 2:00 pm, at the church.

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

Florence Kalsbeek

Mrs. Florence Kalsbeek, age 99, of Orange City, passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

There will be a funeral service on Thursday, August 17, at 10:30 am, at the American Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Michael Hardeman and the Rev. Elizabeth Hardeman will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.

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.

Isaac Harold “Booty” Hector

Isaac Harold Hector, affectionately known as “Booty” to his family and friends, died on June 28, 2017, in Sheldon, IA surrounded by his family.

A Memorial Service Celebrating Booty’s Life will be held at Parkview Assembly of God Church in Sheldon on Friday, August 18th at 10:30 am.


Expressions of sympathy can be mailed to:

Terri Keizer,

7940 E Camelback Rd., Unit 403,

Scottsdale, AZ   85251.

Arrangements for Isaac Harold “Booty” Hector are under the care of Vander Ploeg Funeral Home.



Carl Dieters

Carl Dieters age 84 of Rock Rapids, IA, died Friday, August 11, 2017, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at United Methodist Church in Rock Rapids, IA with Rev. Kathy Sides officiating.  Inurnment will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Military Honors will be provided by Van Anne-Fields Post No. 6960 VFW and Rex Strait Post No. 103 American Legion.

Visitation with family present will be Tuesday morning at the United Methodist Church from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service at 11:00.

Kathleen “Kay” DeRidder

Kathleen “Kay” DeRidder, age 91 of Primghar, passed away on Friday August 11, 2017 at the Pearl Valley Rehab and Nursing Center in Primghar.

Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Tuesday August 15, 2017 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Primghar. Pastor Marcia Young will officiate, with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Primghar.

Visitation will be after 3 P.M. Monday with the family present from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Primghar