Gregory Jeltema

Mr. Gregory Jeltema, age 64, of Orange City, passed away on Monday, May 28th, at the Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen.

There will be a funeral service on Friday, June 1st, at 2:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.  The Rev. Mark Vande Zande will officiate.  Interment will follow the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.

Visitation with the family will be after 1:00pm on Friday at the Oolman Funeral Home of Orange City.


Helen Weishuhn

Helen Weishuhn, age 96, of Sheldon passed away on Saturday May 26, 2018 at the Sanford Sheldon Hospital.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday June 2, 2018 at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sheldon with Father Siby Punnoose officiating.

Burial will be at a later date in California.

The Vander Ploeg Funeral Home of Sheldon is in charge of arrangements.


George H. Kraft III

George H. Kraft III, age 59, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, May 20th, 2018.

There will be a celebration of life held on Friday, June 1st, 2018, at the Demco Center in Boyden from 12:30 – 2:30 pm.

All are invited to come and join in the celebration of George’s life.


Ralph Wichman

Ralph Wichman, age 90 of Hartley, passed away at Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer on Friday, May 25, 2018.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 30th at 10:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in May City. Visitation will also be held at the church in May City on Wednesday, one hour prior to the service, beginning at 9:00 a.m. with the family present at that time. Burial will take place at Harrison Township Cemetery near May City.

The Hartley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 90 year-old Ralph Wichman of Hartley.


Wayne Krogman

Wayne Krogman, age 71, of Spirit Lake passed away on May 23rd in Spirit Lake.

His funeral service will be on Tuesday, May 29th at 10:30 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spirit Lake.

Visitation will be on Monday, May 28th from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Burial will be at the West Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley.

The Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Arlene Sohl

Arlene Sohl age 84 of Rock Rapids, IA died peacefully, Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Rock Rapids Care Center.

Funeral Service will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, May 29,2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church near Hull, IA, with Pastor Aaron Deutsch officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday, April 28, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with family present from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to: Merrill Pioneer Community Hospital of Rock Rapids. www.merrillpioneer.com