Henry Melby

Henry Melby Sr., age 75, of Ocheyedan, Iowa, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 at his home in rural Ocheyedan.

Memorial Services will be Friday, October 13, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Canby, Minnesota. Rev. Levi officiaiting.

Burial to follow at St. Stephen Cemetery in rural Canby, Minnesota.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley and Ocheyedan in charge of arrangements for Henry Melby Sr.

Lori Holstad

Lori Holstad, age 90, passed away on October 8, 2017. Memorial services will be held on Friday, October 13th at 10:30 a.m. at the Highview Hills Event Center, 20150 Highview Ave, Lakeville, with burial at the Sunset Rest Cemetery in Northwood, Iowa.

Visitation will be held at the new location of Parker Kohl Funeral Home, 1725 Lyndale Ave. N., Faribault MN, on Thursday, October 12th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

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Jerry Harms

69-year old Jerry Harms, of Lake Park, passed away Thursday, October 5th, at his home in Lake Park.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held Sunday afternoon, October 15th from 2:00 until 4:00 pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Lake Park, and will be followed by a Celebration Service at 4:00 pm.

Military graveside services will be held Friday afternoon, October 13th, at Harrison Township Cemetery in rural May City.

The Turner Jenness Funeral Home of Lake Park is in charge of the arrangements for 69-year old Jerry Harms, of Lake Park.

Marvin L. VandenHull

Marvin L. VandenHull, 82, of Onawa, Iowa, formerly of Archer, died on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Elmwood Care Centre in Onawa.

Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the Onawa United Methodist Church in Onawa, Iowa with Pastor Tim Cramer officiating. Burial will be at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in the East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon, Iowa. Visitation will be 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Monday, October 9, 2017 with a prayer service at 6:30 P.M at Rush Family Chapel in Onawa, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in Onawa.

Marvin Lynn was born on May 7, 1935, in Archer, Iowa the son of Garrett and Johanna (Beuzekom) VandenHull. Marvin attended Archer High School. He shared that the highlight of his high school years was falling in love with his sweetheart of nearly 63 years. Other high school highlights for him were athletics, especially playing baseball and basketball. Marvin continued his love for baseball by coaching several little league teams through the years. He followed the St. Louis Cardinals since he was a young child.

Marvin and Marylis Philby were united in marriage on November 24, 1954 in Spencer, Iowa. Five children were born to this union, Lyle, Lori, Gary, Shari, and Scott.

Marvin started working for Northwestern Bell in 1954 in Sheldon and transferred to Onawa in 1967. He retired from the telephone company in 1994.

After retirement, Marvin and Marylis enjoyed wintering in Alamo Rec-Veh Park in Texas for 20 years making many last friendships. In their early years, Marvin and Marylis enjoyed square dancing together and camping trips with their five children. Marvin’s other hobbies were golf, carpentry work including building his current residence and later building dollhouses for his granddaughters. Music was a big part of Marvin’s life. He especially enjoyed Gospel Quartets.

Marvin will be remember as a devoted husband, loving dad, active grandpa, and a friend to many.

Marvin was a member of the Onawa United Methodist Church and a former member of the Onawa Fire Department and Onawa Kiwanis Club.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 63 years, Marylis VandenHull of Onawa, IA; his children, Lyle (Denise) VandenHull of Onawa, IA, Lori (Gary) Brandt of Waterloo, IA, Gary VandenHull of Onawa, IA, Shari (Steve) Gantz of Grinnell, IA, and Scott (Kim) VandenHull of Plattsmouth, NE; ten grandchildren, Melissa Hill, Michelle (Adam) Nygaard, Diana (Rick) Bauer, Kacie (Ian) VandenHull, Jennifer (Michael) Meyer, Stephanie (Owen) Fuller, David (Michelle) Gantz, Matt Zanker, Samuel VandenHull, and Johanna VandenHull; sixteen great-grandchildren, Antheiyaleigh, Caiden, Cohen, Ayvalynn, Jayden, Michael, William, Larinda, Gabriella, Macy, Omri, Oliver, Jacob, Christopher, Lucas, and Timothy; one sister, Lucille Van Zee of Sioux Center, IA; one sister-in-law, Esther VandenHull of Sheldon, IA; and one brother-in-law, Norman (Sharon) Philby of Humboldt, IA; and many nephews, nieces, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Garrett and Johanna VandenHull; two brothers, Jacob (Viola) VandenHull and John VandenHull; one brother-in-law, Richard Van Zee; and a grandson, Steven Amos Gantz, Jr.

Condolences may be left online for the family at www.rushfamilycareservice.com

Ms. Sharon Skoglund

Ms. Sharon Skoglund, age 75, of Orange City, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the Orange City Area Health System.

There will be a memorial prayer service on Tuesday, October 10, at 6:00pm, at the Living Water Community Church in Orange City. The Rev. Jason Van Wyk will officiate. Visitation will be after 6:00pm on Monday, with the family present from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Marcella “Sally” Marnach

Marcella “Sally” Marnach age 95 of Ashton, IA died Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley, IA.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Monday, October 9, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, with Father Siby Punnoose celebrating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Ashton.

Visitation will be Sunday, October 8th, from 3:00 to 7:00 PM, with the family present from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton. There will be a rosary at 5:00 PM and vigil service at 5:30 PM.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.

The Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley is in charge of arrangements for Marcella Marnach