January 21, 2015 - 4:32 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Kenneth Habbinga, age 88 of George, IA died Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, January 24th at Immanuel Lutheran Church in George with Rev. Chad Duffy officiating.

Burial will follow at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery in George.

Family will be receiving friends at the church Saturday morning.

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

January 20, 2015 - 4:55 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Bev Sieperda, age 73 of Rock Rapids, IA died Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at her home in Rock Rapids.

Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday January 23, 2015 at First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids with Pastor Dan Haggar officiating. Private family burial will take place prior to the service at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Thursday January 22nd from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. with family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids.

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

January 19, 2015 - 10:47 am - Posted in Obituaries

June Vust, age 93 of George, IA died Monday, January 19, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Society in George, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Friday, January 23rd 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 22nd from 2:00 to 8:00 PM, with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of George.

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

January 8, 2015 - 2:13 pm - Posted in Obituaries

PETERS, Darlene pic (1)Darlene Peters age 85 of Little Rock, IA died Saturday January 3, 2015 at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley, IA.

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 9th, 2015 at the Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock with Rev. LeRoy Christoffels officiating.  Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery in Little Rock, IA.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 8th from 4-8 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock.

Darlene M. Peters was born March 27, 1929 at Adrian, Minnesota the daughter of Harm and Janette (Tirrell) Schroeder. She lived on a farm by Adrian, Minnesota until she was three years old and then they moved to Little Rock. Darlene attended school at Little Rock and graduated in 1947. She worked at Siebring Grocery store in Little Rock, Union Camp and Country View Manor in Sibley, Iowa.

Darlene married Kenneth G. Jans on March 25, 1953. He entered the VA Hospital in August of 1981 and passed away October 6, 1982.

She was a member of Salem Reform Church in Little Rock which she attended all of her life and she was a member of Willing Workers.

She married Jack Peters on February 20, 1988. They farmed for ten years at Adrian, Minnesota and then moved to Little Rock.

She enjoyed reading books, crocheting, knitting, and doing crossword puzzles along with attending her grandchildren’s sports activities. She loved spending summer afternoons at the lake with family and always looked forward to going south for the winters.

Darlene leaves to cherish her memories her son, Jerry (Donna) Jans of Hawarden, IA; step-daughter, Marcia (Paul) Leemkuil of Mt. Ida, AR; step-son, Merrill (Lisa) Peters of Adrian, MN; step-daughter, Vickie (Ted) Jenniges of Ellsworth, MN; and step-son, Doug (Ruth) Peters of Wentworth, SD; Six grandchildren, Cody Jans (Fiance Neena), Caitlin (Blake) Hoogland, Tricia Jans, Shandra (Matt) Meier, Joseph Jans, Jeremiah Jans (Fiance Lexie); Seventeen step-grandchildren, Tamar Leemkuil, Nathan (Stacy) Leemkuil, Matthew Leemkuil (Fiance Kailey), Bridget (Steve) Hinrichs, Natalie (Glenn) Hieronimus, Josh (Melissa) Peters, Stacie (Bill) VerSteeg, Kassidy and Kayla Peters, Tom (Lindsay) Jenniges, Janelle Jenniges, Travis (Marla) Jenniges, Tyler Jenniges and Jared, Nichole, Jason and Justin Peters; Nine and a half great-grandchildren; Sixteen step-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Kevin Jans; second husband, Jack Peters; first husband, Kenneth Jans; brother, John Schroeder; sister, Angeline Christians.

January 2, 2015 - 3:57 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Edna Garrison, age 90 of Rock Rapids, IA died Friday, January 2, 2015 at Rock Rapids Health Centre in Rock Rapids.

Memorial service will be 11:00 AM, Friday, Jan. 9th at First Reformed Church of Rock Rapids, IA, with Rev. Dan Haggar officiating.

Burial will be prior to the service with family and friends gathering at 9:00 AM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids and processing to Hillside Cemetery in Lester, IA.

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

For a complete obituary and online registry please visit: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com

 

December 30, 2014 - 8:46 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Jane DeBoerJane DeBoer age 80 of Steen, MN died Sunday, December 28, 2014, at the Rock Rapids Health Centre in Rock Rapids, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 5, 2015 at Steen Reformed Church in Steen, MN, with Reverend Dan Kuik officiating. Burial will follow at the Eastside Cemetery rural Steen, MN.

Visitation will be Saturday, January 3rd from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Jurrens Funeral Home in Rock Rapids, IA.

A complete obituary and registry can be found atwww.jurrensfuneralhome.com

December 30, 2014 - 2:58 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Carleen NyhuisCarleen Nyhuis, age 59 of Rock Rapids, IA died Monday, December 29, 2014 at the Hospice Cottage in Luverne, MN after a brave 15 month battle with cancer..

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday January 3, 2015 at Christian Reformed Church in Rock Rapids, IA with Rev. Cliff Hoekstra officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Friday January 2nd from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with family present from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Rock Rapids.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to be used in charities of Carleens’ choice which include, Gideon Bibles, Dickinson Valley Bible Camp, Hope Haven Women’s Auxiliary, Christian Reformed Church of Rock Rapids and the Hospice Cottage of Luverne, MN.

For a complete obituary and online registry please visit: jurrensfuneralhome.com

December 27, 2014 - 5:34 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Roger Klaahsen, age 78 of George, IA died Friday, December 26, 2014, at Good Samaritan Center in George, IA, with his loving family by his side.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 30th at American Reformed Church in Hull, IA, with Rev. Katie Van Veldhuizen officiating.

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

Visitation will be Monday, December 29th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the American Reformed Church in Hull, IA, and one hour prior to the service at the church Tuesday morning.

Jurrens Funeral Home of George is in charge of services.

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

 

December 18, 2014 - 4:15 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Travis Musich, age 34 passed away Friday December 12, 2014 at his home in Vacaville, CA.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday December 23, 2014 at Lyon County First Presbyterian Church in George, IA with Rev. Paul Fischer officiating. Burial will follow at Lyon County First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in George.

Visitation will be Monday, December 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Jurrens Funeral Home of George, IA.

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

December 15, 2014 - 2:33 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Tillie Ver Steeg, age 102 of Rock Rapids, IA died Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Sanford Hospital Rock Rapids.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 19, 2014 at First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids with Reverend Dan Haggar officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 18th from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM with family present from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids, IA.

For a complete obituary and online registry please visit: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com

Tillie Ver Steeg was born on June 25, 1912 in Middleberg, Iowa, the daughter of Egbert and Hattie (Bronkhorst) Kragt. She grew up around Hull, Iowa, and attended country school and Hull public school.

On January 31, 1934, she was united in marriage to Ronald Ver Steeg. After their marriage they lived in Clarion, Iowa for two years and then moved to a farm near Hull. In 1940, they move to a farm south of Rock Rapids. After retiring in 1974, they moved to Rock Rapids.

In 1931, she made profession of faith and she was a member of the Reformed church all of her life. Since 1941, she has attended Rock Rapids First Reformed Church, where she was active in the Dorcas Circle and key lady in the World Home Bible League.

Tillie volunteered at the nursing homes in Rock Rapids and was active with Dinner Date and Golden Age Club. She enjoyed making quilts and afghans and made one for each of her grandchildren.

Tillie is survived by five children: Bernard (Theressa) Ver Steeg of Sioux Center, Iowa, Ken (Dee) Ver Steeg of Springdale, Arkansas, Gene (Bev) Ver Steeg of Inwood, Iowa, Gen Van Veldhuizen of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Galen (Jane) Ver Steeg of Sioux Center, Iowa; son-in-law, Harley (Elsie) Mulder of Highlands Ranch, CO; fifteen grandchildren and thirty-six great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Anna Mae Ver Steeg and Burdella De Jager; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Ver Steeg on December 30, 1988; daughter, Harriet Mulder in 2004; grandson, Michael Van Veldhuizen in 1980; great-grandson, David Van Veldhuizen in 2014; and four siblings, John Kragt, Ben Kragt, Ed Kragt and Katie De Zeeuw.