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.

Lucy Bosma

Lucy Bosma, age 82, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the Country View Manor in Sibley.

Memorial Services will be Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at the Christian Reformed Church in Sibley. Rev. Roger Bouwman officiating.

Graveside Services will be Tuesday, June 12 at 10:15 A.M. at the Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley.

Visitation will be Monday, June 11 from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley.

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The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Lucy Bosma.


Hermina Muilenburg

Mrs. Hermina Muilenburg, age 92, of Orange City, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2012, at the Orange City Area Health System Hospital

There will be a memorial service on Tuesday, June 12, at 2:00pm, at the First Reformed Church in Orange City.  The Rev. Mark Haverdink and Mr. Andrew Klumpp will officiate.  Interment will be prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.  There will be a prayer service on Tuesday, at 1:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

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