Robert E. Heidebrink

Robert E. Heidebrink age 78 of Little Rock, IA died Wednesday August 28, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Society in George, IA.

Funeral service will be 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 31st at Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock, IA, with Rev. Michael Weaver officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery in Little Rock.

Visitation will be Friday, August 30th from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m., with the family present from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Jurrens Funeral Home of Little Rock.

Robert Eugene Heidebrink was born on September 23, 1934, the son of Onno and Pauline (Stierler) Heidebrink in Little Rock, IA. He attended school in Little Rock and graduated from Little Rock High School in 1952. After graduation he did carpentry work. In 1956, Robert was united in marriage to Elaine J. Solma at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA. Following their marriage Robert worked as a milk hauler, drove gravel truck and then managed Joe’s Ready Mix for thirty years, retiring in 2003. He and his wife Elaine lived most of their married life near Little Rock. Robert was a member of the Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock, where he served as a Deacon and on the Consistory. He also served as a member of the Little Rock Fire Department and Town & Country Club. Robert was an avid sports fan and loved to watch the Iowa Hawkeye’s play. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and tinkering in his garage. He especially loved spending time with his family and following his grandchildren’s activities. He will be greatly missed.

Robert is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Elaine Heidebrink of Little Rock, IA; Three children, Robin (Karlene) Heidebrink of Piedmont, SD, Dawn (Roger) Meinerts of Rock Rapids, IA and Rick (Belinda) Heidebrink of Worthington, MN; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Glenda (Darold) Hollander of Branson, MO and Mavis Palmer of Spirit Lake, IA; one brother-inl-law, Dale (Joyce) Solma; and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Onno and Pauline Heidebrink; one brother, Arnold Heidebrink; parents-in-law, Hiko and Dora Solma; two sisters-in-law, Marilyn Heidebrink and Valoris Willemssen; two brothers-in-law, Bill Palmer and Walter Willemssen; and nephew, Scot Willemssen..


James Christiansen

James ChristiansenJames Christiansen, age 82 of Rock Rapids, IA died on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Sanford Hospital Rock Rapids.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday September 3, 2013 at Jurrens Funeral Home with Rev. Neil Vik and Rev. Keith Vik officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Family will be receiving guests from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday September 3, 2013 at Jurrens Funeral Home in Rock Rapids.


Gerald “Jack” Van Es

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Mr. Gerald “Jack” Van Es, age 89, of Orange City, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the Landsmeer Ridge Retirement Community in Orange City.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, August 31, at 11:00am, at the First Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Mark Haverdink will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. There will be a prayer service on Saturday, at 10:00am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Friday, with the family present from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the funeral home.


Art Zevenbergen

Art Zevenbergen, age 80, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the Country View Manor in Sibley.

Memorial Services will be Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock, Iowa. Rev. Mike Weaver and Rev. David Vanderlaan officiating. Graveside Services will be Saturday, August 31 at 9:00 A.M. at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Sioux Center, Iowa.

Visitation will be Friday, August 30 from 1:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Art Zevenbergen.

 


Vincent L. Huls

Huls, VinceVincent L. Huls, age 81, of Sheldon and formerly of Boyden, Iowa passed away on Monday, August 26, 2013 at the Sanford Sheldon Senior Care in Sheldon, Iowa.

His services will be 10:30 A.M. Friday, August 30, 2013 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sheldon, Iowa with the Fr. Allan Riecks and Father Robert Krantz ~ officiating. A Private Graveside Service will be held in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Sheldon, Iowa.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 29, 2013 after 4:00 P.M. with the Family present after 5:00 P.M. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sheldon, Iowa.  A Christian Wake Service will be at 7:30 P.M. with a Knights of Columbus Rosary to follow.

The Family request that In Lieu of flowers memorials be left to:  St. Patrick Catholic School in Sheldon or a charity of your choice.

Online memorial condolences may be sent to: vanderploegfunerals.com


Melvin Loeschen

Melvin Loeschen, age 85, of Ocheyedan, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley.

Memorial Services will be Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Worthington, Minnesota. Rev. Joe Behnke officiating. Graveside Services will be Friday, August 30 at 9:30 A.M. at the Ocheyedan Township Cemetery in Ocheyedan.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 29, from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Chapel in Ocheyedan.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley and Ocheyedan in charge of arrangements for Melvin Loeschen.


Mark Vande Brake

Mark Vande Brake, age 56, of Orange City, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013, at the Orange City Area Health System Hospital.

There will be a memorial service on Wednesday, August 21, at 11:00am, at the First Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Jeffrey Whitt will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. There will be a prayer service on Wednesday, at 10:00am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Tuesday, with the family present from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, at the funeral home.


Ron Spengler

Ron Spengler, age 65, of Ocheyedan, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Chapel in Ocheyedan.

Private Memorial Services and Burial will be at a later date.

In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials may be given to Osceola County Conservation Board. Online Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to www.andringafuneralhome.com

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley and Ocheyedan in charge of arrangements for Ron Spengler.


Lemoin Bruzer

Lemoin Bruzer, age 94 of George, IA died Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Center in George, IA.

Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday August 22, 2013 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in George with Rev. Dr. Paul Soderquist officiating. Inurnment will follow at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery in George.

Family will have a time of visitation from 10:00 a.m. to time of service on Thursday at the church. Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of services.


Eugene Hospers

Eugene HospersEugene Hospers, age 65, of Hull, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at the Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull.

There will be a memorial service on Wednesday, August 21, at 2:30pm, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hull. The Rev. Loren Kotman will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Hope Cemetery in Hull. There will be a prayer service on Wednesday, at 1:30pm, at the church.

Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Tuesday, with the family present from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the church.

Arrangements are being completed by the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull.


Marvin Auchstetter

Marvin AuchstetterMarvin Auchstetter, age 83, of Hospers, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at the Sanford University of South Dakota Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, August 21, at 10:30am, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hospers. The Rev. Fr. Terry Roder will officiate. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.

Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Tuesday, with a parish rosary at 5:00pm and a vigil prayer service at 7:00pm, at the church. Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers.


Jody L. Stettnichs

Jody StettnichsJody L. Stettnichs, age 48 of Rock Rapids, IA died Tuesday August 13, 2013 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD after a courageous battle with cancer.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rock Rapids, IA with Rev. Dan Kordahl officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Friday August 16th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM with family present from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home in Rock Rapids.


Bernard Den Beste

Bernard Den Beste Bernard Den Beste, age 91, of Sheldon, Iowa, formerly of Melvin, Iowa, passed away.

The visitation will be on Wednesday, August 14, at the Sanborn Funeral Home Chapel in Sanborn, Iowa from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m, with the family present from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A private family service and burial will be held at a later date.

The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 91 year-old Bernard Den Beste of Sheldon, IA.

 


Lorne Delbert Harms

photo - Lorne HarmsLorne Delbert Harms, age 87, of Clear Lake, SD passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at his home near Clear Lake.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2013 in the First Baptist Church, Clear Lake with Pastor Daniel Mikesh officiating.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 14th from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Houseman Funeral Home in Clear Lake, SD and will resume Thursday one hour prior to the service at the church.  Burial will be on Friday, August 16th at 2:00 p.m. in the Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, George, Iowa with Rev. H. Paul Fischer officiating.

Houseman Funeral Home of Clear Lake SD is in charge of arrangements. 


David Gibson

David GibsonDavid Gibson, age 51, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away at his home in Sheldon on Sunday, August 11, 2013.

Memorial Services will be at a later date in Omaha, Nebraska.

The Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in charge of arrangements for David Gibson.


Peter Kamstra

P KamstraMr. Peter Kamstra, age 69, of Orange City, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at his residence.

There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, August 14, at 10:30am, at the American Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Keith Krebs will officiate. Interment will follow at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.

Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Tuesday, with the family present from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

 


Stacey Sorensen

Stacey SorensenStacey Sorensen, age 41 of Melvin, IA, passed away in Melvin on Saturday, August 10, 2013.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 14th at 11:00 a.m. at the First Reformed Church in Melvin. Reverands Al Honken and David Vander Laan will be officiating.

Visitation will be AT THE CHURCH on Tuesday, August 13th from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with the family present from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Inurnment will be at Baker Township Cemetery in Melvin at a later date.

The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 41 year-old Stacey Sorensen of Melvin, IA.

A memorial fund has been set up for Stacy, wife of Jeff Sorensen, at Morgan Collision & Tire to help defer medical and funeral expenses.


Joyce Wielenga

Mrs. Joyce Wielenga, age 87, of Orange City, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at the Sanford University of South Dakota Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

There will be a funeral service on Friday, August 16, at 10:00am, at the American Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Keith Krebs will officiate. Interment will follow at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.

Visitation with will be after 4:00pm on Thursday, with the family present from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.


Harriet Thies

Funeral-female1Harriet Thies, aged 71, Laguna Niguel, CA, formerly of Ashton, IA passed away at her home in Laguna Niguel, CA on Thursday, June 27 following a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

A Memorial Mass will be 11:00 AM, Monday, August 12th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, IA, with Father John Vakulskas as Celebrant.

Inurnment will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Ashton.

Donations in Harriet’s honor can be made to the American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303.

The Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


Dick Dykstra

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Mr. Dick Dykstra, age 77, of Hospers, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at his residence.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, August 10, at 10:30am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hospers.  The Rev. Marvin Leese will officiate.  Interment will follow at the Hospers Cemetery near Hospers.

Visitation will be after 5:00pm on Friday, with the family present from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the church.

Arrangements are being completed by the Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers.