Ruth Hopmann

Ruth Hopmann, age 78, of Rock Rapids, IA, died Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at Lyon Manor Nursing and Rehab in Rock Rapids.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Monday, June 18th, 2012 at Jurrens Funeral Home in Rock Rapids, IA with Rev. Mark Hansen officiating.  Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Sunday, June 17th from4:00 to 8:00 PM with the family present 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.

A full obituary and register book can be found at

Katherine “Kay” Beltman

Katherine “Kay” Beltman, age 79, of Sheldon, Iowa, formerly of Hospers, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Sanford Orange City Area Health System.

Memorial Services will be Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at the Hospers Christian Reformed Church in Hospers, Iowa. Rev. Marvin Leese officiating. Graveside Service at 10:00 A.M. Saturday at Hospers West Cemetery in Hospers.

Visitation will be Friday, June 15 from 2:30 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in Sheldon.

Online Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to The Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service of Sheldon in charge of arrangements for Kay Beltman.


Eugene F. “Gene” Watters

Eugene F. “Gene” Watters, age 89, of Indianola, Iowa and formerly of Sanborn, Iowa died Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the Westview of Indianola Care Center in Indianola, Iowa.

Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the First Presbyterian Church in Sanborn. Burial will be in the Roseland Cemetery in Sanborn, Iowa.

The Sliefert Funeral Home of Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.

Sylvester “Bud” Harmelink

Sylvester “Bud” Harmelink, age 86 of Melvin, IA passed away at Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn, IA on Sunday, June 10, 2012.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 16th at 11:00 a.m. at the Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn. Rev. Al Honken will be officiating.

Visitation will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will be at Baker Township Cemetery in Melvin.

The Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn is in charge of the arrangements for 86 year old Bud Harmelink of Melvin.

Illa Rott

Illa K. Rott, age 95, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of rural Ellsworth, MN died Friday, June 8, 2012 at the Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids, with Reverend Dale Lint officiating.  Burial will follow in the Stateline Cemetery, rural Ellsworth, MN.

Visitation will be Tuesday, June 12th from 2-8 p.m., with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.


Paul DeMey

58 year-old Paul DeMey of Melvin, IA passed away at his home in rural Hartley, IA, on Sunday, June 10, 2012.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Baker Township Cemetery near Melvin.

There will not be a time of visitation prior to the service at the cemetery.

The Hartley Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements for 58 year-old Paul DeMey of Melvin.