Obituaries

Effie Brands

92 Rock Valley, Iowa November 18, 2022 Effie Brands, 92, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Funeral service was Wednesday, Nov. 23, at First Christian Reformed Church, Rock Valley, with...

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James Kelly

82 Doon, Iowa November 281, 2022 James Kelly, 82, of Doon, Iowa, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at Whispering Heights in Rock Valley, Iowa.  Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, Nov. 26, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Rock Valley, with interment in St. Mary...

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Hermina Rozeboom

96 Rock Valley, Iowa November 16, 2022 Hermina Rozeboom, 96, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at Hegg Health Center in Rock Valley.  Funeral service was Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Netherlands Reformed Congregation, Rock Valley, with interment in...

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Mary Ann Hohman

89 Sioux Falls, South Dakota November 20, 2022 Mary Ann Hohman, 89, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls,...

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Lynn Doorneweerd

73 Lester, Iowa November 25, 2022 Lynn J. “Butch” Doorneweerd, 73 of Lester, Iowa, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, at his home. Funeral service was Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, at Apostolic Christian Church, Lester.  Lynn Jay Doorneweerd was born in Rock Rapids,...

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Gerard Van Surksum

88 Inwood, Iowa November 15, 2022 Gerard “Gary” Van Surksum, 88, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, at Fellowship Village in Inwood, Iowa.  Funeral service was Thursday, Nov. 17, at Porter Funeral Home, Rock Valley, Iowa, with interment in Hillside Cemetery, Doon,...

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Gloria Van Beek

80 Rock Valley, Iowa November 15, 2022 Gloria Van Beek, 80, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, at RiverView Ridge of Rock Valley.  Funeral service was Friday, Nov. 18, at Netherlands Reformed Congregation, Rock Valley, with interment in...

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Gayle Ann Stensland Severson 

79 West Liberty, Iowa November 12, 2022 Gayle Ann Stensland Severson, 79, of West Liberty, Iowa, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2022 at Prairie Hills Assisted Living in Tipton, Iowa.  Visitation will be Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at Our Redeemer...

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Lorayne Koll

98 Rock Rapids, Iowa November 8, 2022 Lorayne V. Koll, 98, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home in Ellsworth, Minnesota. Funeral service was Saturday, Nov. 12, at Peace Lutheran Church, Rock Rapids, interment in...

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Margery Visser

90 Orange City, Iowa November 9, 2022 Margery “Marge” (Caswell) Visser, 90, of Orange City, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Orange City Area Health System. Funeral service was Monday, Nov. 14, at 10:00am, at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, Orange...

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Brad Bonynge

79 Pipestone, Minnesota October 10, 2022 Brad Bonynge, 79, passed away Monday, October 10, 2022, at Good Samaritan in Pipestone, Minnesota.  A celebration of his life was held Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Brad was born November. 11, 1942, in Elgin, Illinois, to Eugene...

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Richard Schemmel

93 Inwood, Iowa October 25, 2022 Richard “Dick” Schemmel, 93, of Inwood, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Fellowship Village of Inwood.  Memorial services were Saturday, Oct. 29, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Inwood.  Richard Elmer Schemmel was...

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Florence Knoblock

96 Rock Rapids, Iowa October 25, 2022 Florence M. Knoblock, 96, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Tuesday Oct. 25, 2022, at Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids. Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 28, at Apostolic Christian Church, Lester, Iowa, with interment in...

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Jeanette Van Oort

99 Rock Valley, Iowa October 9, 2022 Jeanette “Janet” Van Oort, 99, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, at Hegg Health Center in Rock Valley.  Celebration of life service was Saturday, Oct. 15, at First Reformed Church, Rock Valley, with interment in...

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Donald Roemen

95 Larchwood, Iowa October 10, 2022 Donald L. Roemen, 95, of Larchwood, Iowa, died, Oct. 10, 2022, at Fellowship Village in Inwood, Iowa. Funeral service was Saturday, Oct. 15, at The Church of St. Mary, Larchwood, with interment in Larchwood Cemetery. Donald Leo...

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Joyce Claussen

87 Rock Valley, Iowa October 13, 2022 Joyce Claussen, 87, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, at Hegg Health Center in Rock Valley. Funeral Service was Monday, Oct. 17, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Rock Valley, with interment in Richland Cemetery,...

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Rodger Minor

77 Beloit, Iowa October 14, 2022 Rodger Allen Minor, 77, of Beloit, Iowa, died unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, at his home.   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, at Canton United Methodist Church.   Rodger was born July...

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V. Starr Ferraro

99 Inwood, Iowa September 29, 2022 V. Starr Ferraro, 99, of Inwood, Iowa, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 at Fellowship Village in Inwood. Mass of Christian Burial was Thursday, Oct. 6, at The Church of St. Mary, Larchwood, Iowa, with interment in Larchwood...

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Heidi Miller

70 Rio Verde, Arizona August 13, 2022 Heidi Ann Miller, 70, of Rio Verde, Arizona, passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.  Memorial mass was Saturday, Oct. 1, at The Church of St. Mary, Larchwood, Iowa, with inurnment in Richland Cemetery, Inwood, Iowa. Heidi Ann...

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Joseph Skiles

74 Canton, South Dakota September 25, 2022 Joseph “Joe” Skiles, 74, of Canton, South Dakota, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Memorial services were Thursday, Sept. 29, at Canton Lutheran Church.  ...

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