Cornelia “Cora” Prins

Cornelia “Cora” Prins, age 83 of Sanborn, IA, passed away at her home in Sanborn on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 11th at 11:00 a.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Sanborn. Visitation will be held at the Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn on Thursday, August 10th from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening. Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. at Roseland Cemetery near Sanborn, prior to the Memorial Service on Friday.

The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 83 year-old Cora Prins of Sanborn, IA.


Della Kreykes

Mrs. Della Kreykes, age 95, of Hospers, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, August 12, at 11:30 am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hospers. The Rev. Marvin Leese will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Hospers Cemetery. There will be a family prayer service on Saturday, at 10:30 am, at the church.

Visitation with the family present will be on Saturday, from 9:30 am to 10:30 am, at the church.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers.


Orion Thomas

Orion Thomas, age 99 of Sanborn, IA, passed away at Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn on Monday, August 7, 2017.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 10th at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Sanborn. Visitation will be held at the Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn on Wednesday, August 9th from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening.

A Masonic Service will be held at the funeral home following visitation at 7:00 p.m. Burial will take place at 9:15 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Primghar, IA prior to the Memorial Service on Thursday.

The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 99 year-old Orion Thomas of Sanborn, IA.


Ms. Carole Roos

Ms. Carole Roos, age 78, of Hospers, passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017, at the Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen.

There will be a memorial service on Thursday, August 10, at 10:30 am, at the First Reformed Church in Hospers.  The Rev. Milton Sikkema will officiate.  Interment will be prior to the service at the Hospers Cemetery.

There will be a family prayer service on Thursday, at 9:45 am, at the church.

Visitation with the family present will be on Wednesday, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the church.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers.


William “Zeke” Nieuwendorp

William “Zeke” Nieuwendorp, age 70, of Sheldon, passed away on Monday, August 7th, at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon.  Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. on Friday, August 11th, at the Parkview Assembly of God Church in Sheldon with Rev. Ken Snyder officiating.  Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery near Matlock.

Visitation will be after 3:00 pm Thursday, August 10th, with the family present from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon.

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


Jermaine Joy Welch

Jermaine Welch, age 83, of Hartley, passed away at the Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer on Saturday, August 5th. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 9th at 10:00 a.m. at Trinity United Church of Christ in Hartley, with burial  at Pleasant View Cemetery near Hartley.

Visitation will be held at the Hartley Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 8th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening.

The Hartley Funeral Home in Hartley is in charge of the arrangements for 83 year-old Jermaine Welch of Hartley. 

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