Brian And Michelle Engelkes – UPDATED

Brian Engelkes, age 34, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 and Michelle “Shelly” (Loeschen) Engelkes, age 38, of Sheldon, Iowa, died on Monday, May 28, 2012 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as the result of a motorcycle accident.

Memorial Services will be Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sheldon, Iowa. Rev. Craig Nissen officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be Friday, June 1, 2012 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 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 the joint arrangements for Brian and Michelle Engelkes.


There will be an additional memorial service held in Lakefield, Minnesota for Michelle “Shelly” (Loeschen) Engelkes:

Memorial Services for Michelle will be on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Grace Lutheran Church in Ewington Township, Jackson County, Minnesota with Pastor Rachel Wrenn officiating.

Visitation will be from 1:00PM until the time of the service on Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church.

The Osterberg-Hansen Funeral Home of Lakefield, Minnesota is in charge of these arrangements.

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sheldon, IA has created a fund for the Engelkes family at Peoples Bank of Sheldon and Northwestern Bank of Sheldon. Donations can be made at Peoples Bank to the Brian and Shelly Engelkes Fund.

If you need additional information, or have questions, please contact Peoples Bank of Sheldon, or St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sheldon.

Mrs. Anne Muilenburg

Mrs. Anne Muilenburg, age 91, of Orange City, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at the Orange City Area Health System Hospital.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, June 2, at 1:00pm, 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 Friday, with the family present from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.


James “Jim” Doornink

Mr. James Doornink, age 81, of Orange City, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at his residence.

There will be a funeral service on Monday, June 4, at10:30am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.  The Rev. Keith Krebs will officiate.  There will be a committal service on Tuesday, June 5, at9:00am, at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City, with the Rev. Jeffrey Whitt officiating.

Visitation will be after4:00pm on Sunday, with the family present from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the funeral home.

Arrangements are being completed by the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Glenda Clarion Groen Sneller

Glenda Clarion Groen Sneller of Dalhart, Texas

October 20, 1941-May 29, 2012

Services will be held at First Baptist Church in Dalhart at 10:00 am Monday June 4, 2012.  Officiating will be pastors Jerry Davis former Dalhart pastor of People’s Church and Dan Martin pastor of Liberty Baptist in Dalhart. The Sneller family asks that all memorials be given to the Liberty Baptist Building Fund of Dalhart in loving memory of Glenda.

Glenda was born in Little Rock, Iowa on October 20, 1941.  She graduated high school from Rock Rapids, Iowa. She married Bernie Sneller on February 5, 1960. Glenda and Bernie made their home on a farm 10 miles north of Doon, Iowa, where they started a family of 9 children. In 1981 they moved to Dalhart, Texas. Glenda worked at the hardware store in Dalhart and then became the secretary of Peoples Church for 16 years. She retired and volunteered at the Good Samaritan and substitute taught at Dalhart Christian Academy. She was an avid gardener and loved children.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, Clarence and Lena Groen, brother Verlyn Groen, niece Melissa, nephew Micah Groen, nephew Tyler Van Beek grand daughter Ashley Smith.

She is survived by her husband Bernie Sneller of Dalhart. Her children; son, Randy Sneller, wife Wanda of Clovis, NM. daughter, Lori Porter and husband Paul of Amarillo, daughter Debbie Howell and husband Casey of Amarillo, son Jeff Sneller and wife Janie of Dalhart, daughter Lonna Frerich and husband Allen of Dalhart, daughter Dawn Bitting and husband Robert of Frisco, Texas, son David Sneller and wife Kay of Dumas, daughter Amy Smith and husband Larry of Dalhart and son Cory Sneller and wife Amber of Oklahoma City, Ok.  She had 27 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Kathryn “Katie” Krahling

Kathryn “Katie” Krahling, age 91 of Ashton, IA died Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at the Sanford Sheldon Hospital in Sheldon, IA.

Funeral service will take place 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 1st, 2012 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, George, IA with Rev. Tony Metz officiating.  Burial will follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery near George.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 31st from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home in George, IA.

Donald Denny

Donald Denny, age 85 of Hartley, IA passed away at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD on Monday, May 28, 2012.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 1st at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Hartley.  Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley, IA.  Rev. Jeff Filkins will be officiating.

Visitation will be at the Hartley Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, May 31st starting at 2:00 p.m. with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening.

The Hartley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 85 year-old Donald Denny of Hartley, IA.