Evelyn L. Corbett

Evelyn L. Corbett age 95 formerly of Ashton, IA died Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the Sanford Sheldon Hospital in Sheldon, IA.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Monday, November 26, 2012 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, with Father Clinton Honkomp and Father Timothy Hogan as concelebrants. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Ashton.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 25th from 4-8 PM with the family present from 6-8 PM at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Ashton. There will be a rosary at 4:00 PM and a vigil service at 7:00 PM Sunday evening.

In lieu of flowers memorial are preferred by the Corbett family.


Donna Zens

Donna Zens, age 80 of Boyden, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull, Iowa.

Her visitation will be from 10:00 – 12 noon on Friday, November 23, 2012 at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home; Boyden, Iowa with further Funeral Services to be held at 2:00pm Saturday, November 24th at the Thelen Funeral Home in Redfield, SD. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Zell, SD.

Online memorial condolences may be sent to: vanderploegfunerals.com
Arrangements under the care of Vander Ploeg Funeral Home, Boyden, Iowa.

Donna Jean Zens the daughter of Otto and Marian (Hawke) Hansen was born October 15, 1932 in Redfield, South Dakota. She attended country school and later school in Doland, South Dakota. On December 28, 1963 she was united in marriage to Eugene Zens in Redfield, South Dakota. After their marriage the couple lived in South Dakota, Boyden, Iowa, Blaine, Minnesota before returning to Boyden, Iowa where the couple lived for many years. She worked as a waitress and for many years as a babysitter caring for many babies and small children in the family. Her husband preceded her in death on January 14, 2000 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She remained in Boyden until entering the Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull, Iowa several days ago. She passed away at Pleasant Acres on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 reaching the age of 80 years, 1 month and 5 days.

She enjoyed her time babysitting, spending time camping with her husband at Lake Shetek and playing cards.

Donna leaves to cherish her memory her brothers and sisters, Joyce and her husband, John Jansen of Ashton, South Dakota; Lyle and his wife, Mildred Hansen of Yakima, Washington; Lester and his wife, Joan Hansen of Boyden, Iowa and Carol and her husband, Oscar Woodfork of Redfield, South Dakota; also many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene; her parents, Otto and Marian; one sister, Bernadine and her husband, Lloyd Lewis.


Alice Krueger

Alice Krueger, age 94, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2012 at Sibley Nursing and Rehab in Sibley.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sibley. Rev. James Berka officiating. Burial at 1:00 P.M. at the Lakefield Cemetery in Lakefield, MN.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, prior to the Funeral Service from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sibley.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley in charge of arrangements for Alice Krueger.


Rose Godbersen

ROSE E. GODBERSEN, 79, of rural Quimby, Iowa, passed away Tuesday morning, November 20, 2012 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, November 24th, at 10:30 a.m. at Oakdale Evangelical Free Church. Pastor Don Meyer will officiate. Burial will be in the Quimby Cemetery. There will be a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m. at the church on Saturday.

Visitation will be on Friday from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, Iowa. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com


Frances L. Bruggom

Frances L. Bruggom, age 88, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2012 at the Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn.

Memorial service will be 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at the Sheldon United Methodist Church in Sheldon, with Rev. Marvin Lindley officiating. Burial with a graveside service will be held at 9:30 A.M. at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Primghar, Iowa.

Visitation will be after 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 20, 2012 with the family present from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon.

Online memorial condolences may be sent to: vanderploegfunerals.com
Arrangements under the care of Vander Ploeg Funeral Home, Sheldon, Iowa.

Frances Lavonne Bruggom, the daughter of Harry and Alma (Idso) Johnson was born on April 3, 1924 on the family farm in Baker Township, O’Brien County, Iowa.

She received her education in rural O’Brien County Schools and graduated from Archer High School in 1941. She continued her education receiving her BA from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. Frances was united in marriage to William Bruggom on November 27, 1946, in the Little Brown Church of Nashua, Iowa. The couple made their home on a farm south of Sheldon. Frances was a teacher as she taught in the rural schools for three years and then taught in the Sheldon School District for fifteen years retiring in 1975. The couple moved to Sheldon in 1975. Bill preceded her in death on November 11, 2001. In 2006 Frances moved to the Christian Retirement Home. She passed away Monday, November 19, 2012 at the Prairie View Nursing Home after a brief illness, reaching the age of 88 years, 7 months and 16 days.

She was a member of the United Methodist church in Sheldon. She enjoyed playing golf, bridge, traveling and spending time with her family.

Frances is survived by a daughter, Laurie and her husband Walt Pruiksma of Sheldon and a son, Mark and his wife Glenda Bruggom of Everly, Iowa; five grandchildren, Erin and her husband Jay Whitcanack, Katie Pruiksma, Megan and her husband Peter Jaques, Marcus and Micah Bruggom; five great grandchildren; one sister, Audrey Johnson of Urbandale, Iowa, other relatives and friends.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and two brothers, Marvin Johnson and in infancy, Gordon Johnson.

 

 


Ronald J. Fylstra

Ronald J. Fylstra, age 72, of Lexington, Kentucky and formerly of Hull, Iowa passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012.

His visitation will be Friday, November 23, 2012 from 5:00 – 7:00pm at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon, Iowa. Burial will be in the Hope Cemetery in Hull, Iowa.

Online memorial condolences may be sent to: vanderploegfunerals.com

Arrangements under the care of Vander Ploeg Funeral Home, Sheldon, Iowa.

Ronald J. Fylstra was born June 2, 1940 in Hull, Iowa to Dorothy (Warntjes) and Orie Fylstra. Ronald graduated from High School in Hull, Iowa in 1957. Mr. Fylstra did active service in the United States Navy from 1959 to 1963. While in the Navy he attended San Diego State University. On August 8, 1964, he was united in marriage to Iva Jean Koele at Matlock, Iowa. There were no children born to this union.

After serving in the Navy, he worked in banking and served in various corporate managerial positions and as an Executive Director, MFA Insurance Services, Columbia, MO and as CEO of Agway Financial Services, Syracuse, NY. After his corporate career, Ronald and his wife, Iva owned and managed, Mainland Insurance Group and CMS Insurance in Kentucky, the Southeastern U.S. and in Las Vegas, NV.

Ronald served on various corporate boards, as well as on the Board of Milligan College, Johnson City, TN; Sayre Christian Village, Lexington, KY and as an Elder and Ministry Leader of churches in Lexington, KY and Las Vegas, NV.

Ronald passed away on November 18, 2012, reaching the age of 72 years, 5 months and 16 days.

He is survived by his wife, Iva; a sister, Jeanne Miersma of Palm Desert, CA; along with a nephew and many nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Marilyn Jacobsma.