February 14, 2017 - 5:19 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Emma NagelEmma Nagel, age 93 of Alvord, IA died Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Fellowship Village Nursing Home in Inwood, IA.

Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday February 17, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church in Alvord with Pastor Corilee Boer officiating. Burial will take place prior to the service at Christ Lutheran Cemetery in Alvord.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 16th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Jurrens Funeral Home in Rock Rapids, IA. The Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids is handling arrangements.

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

February 13, 2017 - 12:49 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Alice Byker, age 98 of Rock Rapids, IA died Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society in George, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday February 18, 2017 at Christian Reformed Church in Rock Rapids. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Friday, February 17th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Rock Rapids, IA.

The Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids is handling arrangements.

February 5, 2017 - 7:40 am - Posted in Obituaries

candleLeroy E. Hansen, age 83, of Rock Rapids, Iowa formerly of Sheldon passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Rock Rapids
Care Center.

His funeral service will be 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon with Rev. Craig Nissen officiating. Burial will be at a later date in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Sheldon.

Visitation with family present will be from 10:00 A.M. until time of service on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon.

February 3, 2017 - 11:59 am - Posted in Obituaries

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     Marilyn Hall age 82 of George, IA died Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Monday, February 6th at Immanuel Lutheran Church in George, IA, with Rev. Chad Duffy officiating.

Visitation will be Sunday, February 5th from 1:30 to 3:00 PM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in George.

Also, there will be a visitation on Saturday, February 11th from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Harris Grove Chapel, with burial following at Harris Grove Cemetery at Logan, IA.

 

Marilyn Lee (Graham) Hall was born September, 20, 1934 at Logan, IA the daughter of Lloyd and Ruth Martin Graham.  Marilyn grew up at Logan where she attended school, graduating from Logan High School in 1952.  After high school she attended Iowa State University at Ames, IA.  On October 11, 1959, she was united in marriage to Donald Hall at the United Methodist Church in LeMars, IA.  Don and Marilyn raised their family at George.  Marilyn worked as the office secretary at the Ellsworth Vet Clinic.  Marilyn had a special love for animals and had many pets in her home her whole life.  She enjoyed attending her children’s activities throughout their years at George.  In later years she was an avid sports fan for Central Lyon/George Little Rock and also Boyer Valley, where son Kent has taught and coached for several years.  You knew it was game day when Doc and Marilyn had their Iowa State Flag out and attire on.  Despite her own health challenges throughout her life, Marilyn was very caring and concerned about the welfare of others whether it be two legged or four legged friends.  She would always check in with people and was in close touch with her dear friends from Logan High School.  The love Marilyn and Don had for 57 years is one that is truly a rarity.  Their love is shown in their family, which made up her whole life.  She cherished her grandchildren, Amber and Roman and in the most recent year, great granddaughters, Lilly, Addison, and Aidan.  This past week, Marilyn fought a tough battle with a brief illness, with her family by her side.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, Don “Doc” Hall of George, IA; her children, Kirk and spouse, Kris of Le Mars, IA; Jan Hall of Omaha, NE; Kent Hall of Dunlap, IA; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren; siblings, Esther (Pat) Dague of Dunlap, IA; and sister-in-law, Sharon Donlin of Harlan, IA.

She was preceded in death by her parents Lloyd and Ruth Graham.

Marilyn Hall age 82 of George, IA died Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Monday, February 6th at Immanuel Lutheran Church in George, IA, with Rev. Chad Duffy officiating.

Visitation will be Sunday, February 5th from 1:30 to 3:00 PM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in George.

Also, there will be a visitation on Saturday, February 11th from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Harris Grove Church, with burial following at Harris Grove Cemetery at Logan, IA.

A complete obituary and online registry will be available at: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com

January 19, 2017 - 3:31 pm - Posted in Obituaries

STRATMAN, Carolyn PictureCarolyn M. Stratman, age 74, of George, IA died Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Amara Hospice in Edinburg, TX.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at First Baptist Church of George, with Rev. Mike Hagan, officiating.

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

Visitation will be Monday, January 23rd from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George.

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

January 10, 2017 - 3:45 pm - Posted in Obituaries

gerdena-hopGerdena Hop, age 91 formerly of Rock Rapids, IA died Sunday, January 8, 2017, at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair, NE.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, January 21st at Christian Reformed Church of Rock Rapids, IA, with Rev. Steen officiating.

Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Friday, January 20th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.

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

January 10, 2017 - 3:44 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Funeral-female1Wanda Bechler, age 62 of George, IA died Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at her home in George, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Friday January 13, 2017 at Tabernacle Baptist Church in George, IA with Rev. Bryan Anderson officiating.  Burial will follow at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery in George.

Visitation will be Thursday January 12th from 2:00 to 8:00 PM with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Tabernacle Baptist Church in George.

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

January 6, 2017 - 7:32 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Funeral-male candleHenry Eben, age 91, formerly of George, IA, died on Thursday, January 5th, 2017.

A graveside service begins at 9:30 AM Monday, January 9th at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery in George, IA, followed by a memorial service starting at 10:30 AM at First Baptist Church, of rural George, IA.

Visitation begins at 3 PM Sunday, January 8th at the church, where the family will greet friends from 3-5 PM. Visitation resumes from 7-9 PM Sunday at the George Boom Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sioux Falls.

Find an obituary and online register book at georgeboom.com.

January 5, 2017 - 4:30 pm - Posted in Obituaries

jansma-jennie-picJennie Jansma, age 105 died Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at the Rock Rapids Health Centre in Rock Rapids.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 9th, 2017 at First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids, IA with Rev. Dan Haggar officiating.

Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Sunday, January 8th with family present from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids.

A complete obituary and online registry can be found at www.jurrensfuneralhome.com.

December 25, 2016 - 7:26 am - Posted in Obituaries

Ralph Kahl, age 87 of Rock Rapids, IA died Friday, December 23, 2016, at Premier Estates in Rock Rapids, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 28th at the Christian Church (Disciples) with Rev. Carolyn Salberg, officiating. Burial will follow with military honors in Riverview Cemetery at Rock Rapids, IA.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 27th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.