Minnie “Myrt” Keizer

Minnie “Myrt” Keizer, 94, of Rock Valley, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Whispering Heights in Rock Valley.

Funeral Service will be 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at the Porter Funeral Home in Rock Valley with Rev. E.C. Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery in Rock Valley. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service and at the luncheon following the committal service.

Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com.


Harry Kraayenbrink

Harry L. Kraayenbrink, age 87, of Sioux Center, IA, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 at Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center.

The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 20th at the First Reformed Church in Sioux Center, with Reverend Jamie Dykstra officiating.

Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery of Sioux Center, with military honors by Doornink-Brunsting American Legion Post 199 and the VFW Post 6129 of Sioux Center.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 19th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with family present at Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center.

Memorials may be directed to the Kraayenbrink family for later designation.


Lucille Hoekstra

Lucille Hoekstra, age 81, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Sheldon. Rev. Kevin Muyskens officiating.

Burial to follow at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon.

Visitation will be Friday, December 15, from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. all at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Sheldon.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service of Sheldon in charge of funeral arrangements for Lucille Hoekstra.


Johanna “Jo” Klarenbeek

Johanna “Jo” Klarenbeek age 92 of Rock Rapids died Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the Rock Rapids Health Centre in Rock Rapids, IA.

Family and friends will gather at the First Reformed Church on Friday, December 15th at 10:00 a.m. for final viewing. A prayer service will start at 11:00 a.m. and then we will travel to Riverview Cemetery for burial prior to the service.

A Celebration of life service will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 15th at the First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids, IA with Rev. Dan Haggar, officiating.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 14th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids.

The Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids is handling of arrangements.


Paul Kammarmeyer

Paul Kammarmeyer, 59 of Manchester, Iowa, formerly of Rock Rapids, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Memorial Service will be at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the Cornerstone Church in Manchester, with Pastor Steve Thomas officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date.

Visitation will be from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., on Friday, December 15, 2017, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester. Friends may also call one hour before the service at the church on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been set up in Paul’s memory to continue Paul’s legacy of putting smiles on children’s faces.

Online condolences may be sent to www.leonard-mullerfh.com.


Aleida Kruger

Aleida Kruger age 91 of George, IA died Monday, December 11, 2017 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 14th, at Tabernacle Baptist Church in George, IA with Rev. Bryan Anderson, officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Lawn Cemetery at George, IA.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 13th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George.