Maurice (Dale) Block

DALE BLOCKMaurice (Dale) Block, age 83, of Ocheyedan, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2012, at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley, Iowa.

Funeral Services will be Monday, December 17, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Ocheyedan, Iowa. Rev. Russell Anderson officiating. Burial in the Ocheyedan Township Cemetery in Ocheyedan.

Visitation will be Sunday, December 16, from 2:00 to 6:00 P.M. with the family present from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Chapel 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 Maurice (Dale) Block.


Arvilla M. Kamstra

Arvilla M. Kamstra, age 88, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at Sanford Sheldon Hospital in Sheldon, Iowa.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Sheldon, Iowa. Rev. Kevin Muyskens officiating. Burial to follow at the East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon.

Visitation will be Friday, December 14, 2012 from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:30 to 8:00 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 Arvilla M. Kamstra.


Irene Freida Richter

Irene Freida Richter, age 90 of Ashton, IA died Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at Country View Manor in Sibley, IA.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Saturday, December 15, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, with Father John Vakulskas as celebrant.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Ashton.

Visitation will be Friday, December 14th from 2-8 PM with family present from 6-8 PM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton.  There will be a rosary at 4:00 PM and a vigil service at 7:00 PM Friday evening at the church.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.


Bernice Roos

Mrs. Bernice Roos, age 90, of Hospers, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2012, at the Orange City Area Health System Hospital.

There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, December 12, at 10:30 am, at the First Reformed Church in Hospers.  The Rev. Milton Sikkema will officiate.  Interment will follow at the Hospers Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 4:00 pm on Tuesday, with the family present from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, at the church.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers.


Angelo Torres

Angelo Torres, age 76, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2012 at his home in Sibley.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley. Pastor Sal Maldonado officiating.

Visitation will be Monday, December 10, from 1:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Angelo Torres.


Thomas Gaspar

Thomas Gaspar, age 72 of Rock Rapids, IA died Friday, December 7, 2012 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Rock Rapids, IA, with Father Jeff Schleisman as celebrant.  Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Monday, December 10, 2012 from 4:00 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 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

The Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids is in charges of the arrangements .