Vernon Kiel

Mr. Vernon Kiel, age 77, of Orange City, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2012, at his residence.

There will be a funeral service on Tuesday, October 9, at 1:00 pm, at the New Hope Evangelical Free Church in Orange City. The Rev. Jeffrey Whitt and the Rev. Dr. John Hartog III will officiate. Interment will follow at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.

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


Corrynn A. Thompson

Corrynn A. Thompson, age 96, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Prairie View Campus in Sanborn, Iowa.

Her services will be Monday, October 8, 2012 at 2:00pm at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Sanborn, Iowa with Fr. Tim Hogan ~ officiating. Burial will be in the St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Sheldon.

Visitation with the family present will be Monday, October 8, 2012 from 1:00pm until the time of service at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Sanborn, Iowa. The Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon, Iowa is in charge of arrangements.

Online memorial condolences may be sent to: vanderploegfunerals.com

Corrynn Adaline Thompson was born in Alvord, IA on September 6, 1916, the daughter of Dallas and Elizabeth (Levins) Thompson. After attending grade and high school in Alvord, Corrynn went to Iowa State Teacher’s College (now UNI) where she received her teaching certificate. She then taught in the rural schools of Lyon County, IA. During World War II, and after studying at St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, she became a civilian instructor at the Army Air Force Training Command in Sioux Falls, SD, teaching International Morse Code and Tactical Procedure – the practice of sending war messages using code. Following the war, Corrynn was a primary grade teacher in Archer, Everly, Sibley and St. Patrick School, Sheldon. She passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Prairie View Campus in Sanborn, Iowa, reaching the age of 96 years and 28 days.

Since 1947, Corrynn has been a member of both St. Patrick Parish, Sheldon and St. Patrick guild. She was also an adopted member of St. Cecelia Parish, Sanborn, IA.

Corrynn is survived by her brother, Adrian “Tommy” Thompson of Lake Elmo, Minnesota; four nieces, Maureen, Margaret, Yvonne “Vonnie” Anderson all of Sheldon and Teri Gene Selden; a nephew, Greg Thompson of Mahtomedi, Minnesota.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, La Vohne and Grace Thompson and Myva (Thompson) Anderson; her brother-in-law, M.F. “Mike” Anderson; an infant brother, Bernard John; her sister-in-law, Verle Thompson and a niece, Sandy Thompson.


Avis Dvorak

Avis Dvorak, age 83 of Melvin, IA, passed away at the Sibley Nursing and Rehab Center on Thursday, October 4, 2012.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 9th at 11:00 a.m. at the American Lutheran Church in Melvin.  Rev. Judy Johnson will be officiating. Family and friends are welcome to a lunch and visitation at the church following the memorial service.

The Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn is assisting the family with the arrangements for 83 year-old Avis Dvorak of Melvin. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sanborn-hartleyfuneralhomes.com

 

 

 


Sharon Juffer

Miss Sharon Juffer, age 53, of Orange City, passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2012, at her brother’s residence in Orange City.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, October 13, at 10:00am, at the Faith Lutheran Church in Orange City.  The Rev. David Daumer will officiate.  Interment will follow at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.

Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Friday, with the family present from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.


Grace Snuttjer

Mrs. Grace Snuttjer, age 101, of Orange City, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at the Orange City Area Health System Long Term Care Facility in Orange City.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, October 6, at 2:00pm, at the First Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Timothy Breen will officiate. There will be a graveside service on Saturday, at 10:45am, at the Hope Reformed Cemetery in rural George. There will be a prayer service on Saturday, at 9:45am at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Friday, with the family present from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the funeral home.

 

 

 


Francis Floyd Schreurs

Francis Floyd Schreurs, age 94 of Rock Rapids, IA died Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at the Lyon Manor Nursing & Rehab Center in Rock Rapids.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, October 6th at Holy Name Catholic Church in Rock Rapids, IA, with Father Jeff Schleisman as celebrant. Burial will follow at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Friday, October 5th from 2:00 to 8:00 PM, with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids. There will be a Vigil service at 7:30 PM at the funeral home.