Evelyn Stueven

Evelyn C. Stueven, age 87, of Luverne, Minnesota, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 while surrounded by her children at the Sanford Luverne Medical Center.

Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. Funeral service will be Sunday at 2:00 PM at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery near Steen, Minnesota.

Arrangements are under the care of Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. To sign an online registry, please visit www.hartquistfuneral.com.


LeRoy “Cork” Rozeboom

LeRoy “Cork” Rozeboom, age 80 of Sanborn, IA passed away at Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn on Thursday, September 28, 2017.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 30th at 10:00 a.m. at the Hartley Funeral Home Chapel in Hartley, IA. Visitation will also be held at the Hartley Funeral Home on Friday, September 29th, from 2:00 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 Roseland Cemetery near Sanborn, IA.

The Hartley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 80 year-old Cork Rozeboom of Sanborn, IA.


William ‘Bill’ Tobin

William “Bill” Tobin, age 85 of Rock Rapids, IA died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Sanford Hospital in Rock Rapids.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, Sept 28th at Holy Name Catholic Church in Rock Rapids.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Sept. 27th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids. There will also be a 7:00 PM Vigil service at the funeral home Wednesday night.

Private family inurnment will be at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Memorials may be directed to Holy Name Church, 1108 S Carroll St, Rock Rapids, IA 51246 or City of Rock Rapids, 310 S 3rd Ave or the charity of your choice.

An online registry is available at jurrensfuneralhome.com.


Sharyn Sheriff

Sharyn Sheriff, age 68, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Sheldon and Sanborn, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

There will be private family services at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com


Bill “Jackpot” Top

Bill “Jackpot” Top, age 63 of Sibley,  died unexpectedly on Saturday, September 23rd at Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley.

Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 28th at the First Presbyterian Church of Sibley, with Reverend Terry Simm officiating.

Burial will follow in the Holman Township Cemetery of Sibley.

Visitation will be Wednesday, September 27th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley.

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


Dorothy M. Den Hartog

Dorothy M. Den Hartog, age 88, of Sanborn, Iowa formerly of Sheldon, Iowa passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Prairie View Home in Sanborn.

Her funeral service will be 10:30 A.M. on Monday, September 25, 2017 at First Reformed Church in Sheldon with Rev. Paul Van Maaren Officiating. Burial will be at the Greenwood Cemetery, rural Matlock, Iowa.

Visitation with family present will be from 2 to 4 P.M. on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon.

Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon, Iowa are in charge of his arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.vanderploegfunerals.com

Dorothy Mae Sluijer, daughter of Ed and Sina (Heikens) Sluijer was born April 5, 1929 near Matlock, Iowa. She attended rural school. She married Henry (Hein) Riemersma on January 3, 1947. After their marriage, the couple farmed on the home place from 1948 to 1964. They moved to Sheldon in 1964. Dorothy did laundry work for others for several years then became a nurse’s aide and worked in Sheldon Community Hospital for four years. She then cleaned houses for others for 23 years. Henry passed away on February 5, 1995. She married Don Den Hartog on April 5, 1996 at the Little Brown Church at Nashua, Iowa. Don preceded her in death on December 17, 2000. Dorothy passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Prairie View Home in Sanborn, reaching the age of 88 years, 5 months and 16 days.

Dorothy was a member of First Reformed Church in Sheldon. She enjoyed flowers, birds, crocheting and quilting. She also enjoyed camping, going to air shows and attending sprint car races.

Left to cherish Dorothy’s memory are her two sons and their spouses, Bob and Marie Riemersma and Jim and Linda Riemersma all of Sheldon; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Alice Sluijer of Sand Lake, Michigan; June Den Hartog of Sheldon; Jeanette Den Hartog of Pella, Iowa; a brother-in-law, Don (Glenda) Riemersma of Sheldon, Iowa; a sister-in-law, Marion Riemersma of George, Iowa: two step sons, Larry (Deb) Den Hartog of Sheldon and Dennis Den Hartog and friend, Terri Keith of Eldridge, Iowa; step daughter, Cheryl (Richard) Gruis of Marion, Iowa; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, infant sister, Evelyn Doris Sluijer, great granddaughter, Angel Marie McDonough; brother, Loren Sluijer; brothers-in-law, Elmer Den Hartog, Lawrence Den Hartog, Howard Den Hartog and sisters-in-law, Jo Den Hartog, Ethel Kuyper and Lois Van Meeteren.