Vernon Kruse

Vernon Kruse, age 98 of Sanborn and formerly of Larrabee, Iowa passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the Prairie View Retirement Home in Sanborn.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland, Iowa. Rev. Leroy Riemer will officiate. Burial will be in the Liberty Township Cemetery in Calumet, Iowa with military honors by the Sutherland Post of the American Legion.

Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland.

The Eldridge Family Funeral Home of Paullina is in charge of arrangements.

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

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

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

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: