Elgeva Knobloch

Elgeva Knobloch age 89 of Hills, MN died Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Sanford Hospice Cottage in Luverne, MN.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2017 at Apostolic Christian Church in Lester, IA. Burial will follow in the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery at Lester, IA.

Visitation will be Monday, January 1st with family present from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Lester.

For a complete obituary and online registry please visit: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com


George Bents Jr.

George Bents, Jr. age 100, of rural Rushmore, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at his home in rural Rushmore.

Funeral Services will be Friday, January 5, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. at the First Presbyterian Church in Sibley, Iowa. Rev. Terry Simm officiating. Burial to follow at the Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 4, from 3:00 to 7:00 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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley is in charge of arrangements for George Bents, Jr.


Joann Oltmans

Joann Oltmans, age 84, of Sheldon, Iowa who passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Fieldcrest Assisted Living in Sheldon, Iowa. Her Funeral Service will be 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sheldon, Iowa with Pastor Craig Nissen ~ Officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery near Hull, Iowa.

Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 – 6:00pm on Monday, January 1, 2018 at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon.

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


Theodore DeVries

Theodore DeVries, age 82, of Sioux Center, IA, the former owner of Magic Wheels Roller Skating Rink, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Sioux City, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, December 30, 2017 at New Life Reformed Church in Sioux Center with Rev. Dan Kruse officiating.  Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Sioux Center.

Visitation will be Friday, December 29th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM with family present at Memorial Funeral Home in Sioux Center.


Roberta “Bert” Boogerd

Mrs. Roberta “Bert” Boogerd, age 84, of Hull, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017, at the Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, December 30, at 11:00 am, at the First Reformed Church in Hull. The Rev. Kevin Yurk will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Hope Cemetery in Hull. There will be a family prayer service on Saturday, at 10:00 am, at the church.

Visitation will be after 5:00 pm on Friday, with the family present from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the church. Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.


Henry “Hank” Timmermans

Henry R. “Hank” Timmermans age 85 of George, IA died Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Remsen, IA.

Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 26th, at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in George, IA with Rev. John Pea, officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Evergreen Lawn Cemetery at George, IA.

Visitation will be 12:00 p.m. until time of service on Tuesday, December 26th with the family present at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in George.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to: the Alzheimer’s Association.

The Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of Arrangements