April 18, 2017 - 7:56 am - Posted in Obituaries

Harley Behrens age 88 of George, IA, died peacefully at at his home southwest of George on Monday, April 17, 2017.

Prayer service for family and friends will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, rural Hull, IA. Interment will be held prior to the service in the church cemetery.

Memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, rural Hull, IA, with Rev. Aaron Deutsch officiating.

Visitation will be Friday, April 21 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George.

The family requests memorials be given to the Hope Haven Wheel Chair Refurbishing Shop at George, IA.

April 14, 2017 - 6:17 pm - Posted in Obituaries

GROEN, Connie PictureConnie Groen, age 89 of Rock Rapids, IA died Friday April 14, 2017 at Sanford Hospital in Rock Rapids, IA.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 18th at the First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids, IA with Rev. Dan Haggar, officiating.
Burial will be in the Bethel Reformed Cemetery of rural Little Rock, IA.

Visitation will be Monday, April 17th from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.

April 10, 2017 - 11:52 am - Posted in Obituaries

Pearl KorthalsPearl Korthals, age 91 of George, died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society in George.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday April 12, 2017 at Bethel Reformed Church of rural Little Rock, with Rev. Matt Miller, officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethel Reformed Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday April 11th from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George.

April 8, 2017 - 7:55 am - Posted in Obituaries

Betty KumbaBetty R. Kumba, age 98 of Rock Rapids, died Friday April 7, 2017 at Lyon Specialty Care in Rock Rapids. Funeral service will be 2:00 pm, Monday, April 10th at United Methodist Church in Rock Rapids, with Rev. Kathy Sides officiating.  Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Sunday, April 9th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm with family present at Jurrens Funeral Home in Rock Rapids.
An online registry and full obituary will be available at: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com

April 7, 2017 - 2:34 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Henry Van Oort Henry Van Oort, age 97 of Rock Rapids, IA died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Lyon Specialty Care in Rock Rapids, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids, IA with Rev. Dan Haggar officiating.

Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids, with military honors by Rex Strait American Legion and Van Anne-Fields VFW of Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Monday from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids, IA.

In lieu of flowers family prefers memorial be directed to: Lyon Specialty Care or Sanford Hospice of Rock Rapids.

An online registry and full obituary will be available at: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com

April 6, 2017 - 12:35 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Ezra KnoblochEzra Knobloch, age 89 of Rock Rapids, IA died Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Sanford Hospital in Rock Rapids, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Monday, April 10th at the Apostolic Christian Church in Lester, IA.

Burial will follow at the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery in Lester, IA.

Visitation will be Sunday, April 9th with family present from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Lester.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Knobloch family for later designation.

The Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Ezra Knobloch

April 2, 2017 - 9:56 am - Posted in Obituaries

George BrunsGeorge L. Bruns, age 75 of Rock Rapids, IA died unexpectedly Friday, March 31, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 5th at Tabernacle Baptist Church in George, IA.

Burial will follow at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery in George, IA.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 4th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church in George, IA.

A complete obituary and online registry is available at www.jurrensfuneralhome.com.

March 27, 2017 - 4:35 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Thomas SkidmoreThomas “Tom” Skidmore, age 79 of Rock Rapids, IA died Sunday, March 26, 2017, at his home in Rock Rapids.

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Christian Church Disciples in Rock Rapids, with Reverend Carolyn Salberg, officiating.  Military honors by the Rex Strait American Legion Post 103 and Van Anne-Fields VFW Post #6960.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Christian Church Disciples.

A complete obituary and online registry is available at www.jurrensfuneralhome.com

The Jurrens Funeral Home in Rock Rapids is in charge of the arrangements for 79-year old Tom Skidmore of Rock Rapids.

March 26, 2017 - 7:37 am - Posted in Obituaries

Shirley HuismanShirley A. Huisman, age 77 of Rock Rapids, IA died Friday, March 24, 2017 at Sanford Hospital in Rock Rapids, IA.

Private family Memorial Service will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Jurrens Funeral Home in Rock Rapids with Rev. Dr. Cliff Hoekstra officiating.  Inurnment will follow at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery in George, IA.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM with family present from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.

A full obituary and register can be found at www.jurrensfuneralhome.com

March 22, 2017 - 1:19 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Dwayne HalseDwayne O. Halse, 93, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Sioux Falls, South Dakota died on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Sanford Rock Rapids Medical Center.

Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Rock Rapids, Iowa with Rev. Kathy Sides officiating. Burial will be at 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Watertown, South Dakota.

Visitation will be after 1:00 p.m. on Friday with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the united Methodist Church in Rock Rapids. The family prefers memorials be directed to the United Methodist Church in Rock Rapids.

The Porter Funeral Home in Rock Valley, Iowa is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com.