Janelle Ann Loger

Janelle Ann Loger age 81, of Luverne, died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at the Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Visitation will be from 2-5 pm Sunday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Luverne; and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

Funeral will be 10:30 am Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, in Luverne, officiated by Rev. Terry Morse. Burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Minnesota Veterans Home 1300 N. Kniss Ave. Luverne, MN 56156.

She was born August 13, 1930, in Lyon County, IA, to John and Flora (Kruse) Klinkenborg. She graduated from Rock Rapids High School in 1947 where she was elected Homecoming Queen. Janelle then attended Westmar College in La Mars, IA and taught country school in rural Lyon County, IA.

Janelle married Louie Loger on January 6, 1952, in George, IA. While Louie was in the service, the couple lived at Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, CA. In 1954, they moved to Rock Rapids. They moved to The State Line Farm in 1956 and in 1968 they moved to their current farm west of Kanaranzi. Janelle worked at Montgomery Wards in Rock Rapids, Iowa and was a bookkeeper at the Rock Rapids State Bank. She also worked in sales at True Value Hardware in Luverne.

She was a former member of the State Line Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday School and was Superintendent. She was a current member of the First Presbyterian Church in Luverne where she served on the PWC. Janelle was a former Past President of the Luverne Lions 92; President of the Luverne Ladies Legion Auxiliary; and RSVP. She enjoyed volunteering at the Minnesota Veterans Home, golfing, music and visiting with family & friends.

Janelle is survived by her husband, Louie Loger, rural Luverne; two sons, Steven Loger, Lakeville; and Craig Loger, Victoria; four grandchildren, Christian (Andi) Loger, Lakeville; Anne (Josh) Barr, Eden Prairie; Laura Loger, St. Louis Park; and Jessica Loger, St. Louis Park; and two great grandchildren, Lucas & Grace Loger. She was preceded in death by her parents; and four brothers, Everon, Elmer Jack, Kenneth & Ronald Klinkenborg.


Sarah Ribbens

Mrs. Sarah Ribbens, age 28, of Oak Park, Illinois, formerly of Hospers, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, June 9, at 10:30 am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hospers.  Pastors Steve Dozeman, Nick Van Beek, and Josh Van Drunen will officiate.

Interment will be at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.  Visitation with the family will be on Friday, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, at the church.  Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers.

 


Loyal Monkemeier

Loyal Monkemeier, age 97 of Sanborn and formerly of Ashton, died on Monday, June 4th at the Prairie View Nursing Home of Sanborn.

Funeral service will be Saturday June 9th at 10am at the Ashton Bible Church in Ashton. Internment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery of Matlock.

Visitation with family present will be Friday June 8th from 5 to 8pm at the Jurrens Funeral Home in Ashton.

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


Michael Kerrigan

Michael Kerrigan, age 62 of Little Rock, IA, formerly of Lansing, MI died Monday, June 4, 2012 at the Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, June 7th at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sibley, IA, with Fr. John Vakulskas officiating.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 6th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley. There will be a Rosary at 5:00 PM and a Vigil service at 7:30 PM Wednesday evening.

There will be a graveside service held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 9th at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Ridgeway, MN, with Father Greg Havel officiating. Also there will be full military honors provided by the Minnesota State National Guard.


Dennis Gardner

Dennis Gardner, age 75 of Sanborn, IA passed away at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon, IA on Monday, June 4, 2012.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 6th at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in Sanborn.  Rev. Thomas A. Connors will be officiating.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service at the church on Wednesday morning.   Inurnment will be at Silver Ridge Cemetery in Stickney, SD at a later date.

The Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn is in charge of the arrangements for 75 year old Dennis Gardner of Sanborn. In lieu of flowers the family wishes that memorial be designated to St. Judes Children’s Hospital, the Pam Gardner Memorial Scholarship Fund, or the Sanborn Public Library.


Genevieve “Jenny” Jones

Genevieve “Jenny” Jones, age 90 of Bigelow, MN died Sunday, June 3, 2012 at the Sibley Nursing & Rehab in Sibley, IA.

Memorial Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sibley, with Father John Vakulskas as celebrant.  Burial will follow in the St. Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery in Sibley.

Visitation will be Friday, June 8th from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m., with the family present from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley.  There will be a rosary at 5:00 p.m. and vigil service at 7:30 p.m. that evening.