December 12, 2020 - 4:57 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Margene Peasley age 66, of Rock Rapids, IA died Friday, December 11, 2020, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at the Apostolic Christian Church in Lester, IA. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday, December 14 th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Lester without the family present.

Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and masks are strongly encouraged during the visitation and funeral service.

The Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

December 11, 2020 - 10:04 am - Posted in Obituaries

Joyce Smit, age 91 of George, passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020 at Spirit Lake Iowa.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 14, 2020 at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, George IA.

Arrangements are under the direct of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be left at www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

Cards and condolences can be sent to :
Family of Joyce Smit, 1413 Indian Hills Drive, Spirit Lake IA 51360

Joyce Joan De Zeeuw, daughter of Jacob and Anna (De Koning) De Zeeuw was born August 12, 1929.

On March 24, 1948 she married Peter Smit in Boyden Iowa. Together they made their home west of George, where Peter farmed, was employed for Dreesman Implement and later they purchased the business as Smit Repair and Joyce did the bookkeeping for the business.

Joyce was a member of the Hope Reformed Church of George, IA.

Joyce is survived by 2 daughters and families,

Jolene and her husband, Rod Buck of Bellevue NE and her children,
Pamela and her husband Larry Stone of Sibley IA;
Dean De Weerdt and his wife Jodi of Madison, Alabama, and their children, Tanner and Zander;
Jay De Weerdt and friend Ami Steffen of Sibley IA;
Amber and her husband Jamie Lindsay of O’Neill NE, and their children, Mia, Reagan, Levi and Whitney.

Debra and her husband, Alan Fettes of Spirit Lake IA and their children:
Tyler and his wife Julie of Sioux Falls SD and their children, Aubrey and Cameron;
Joshua and his wife Elizabeth of Beresford SD.

Brother and Sister in law: Ken and Elaine De Zeeuw
Sister in laws: Hermina De Zeeuw, Arleen De Zeeuw and Loretta Smit
Along with many other relatives and friends

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; brothers and sisters, Paul De Zeeuw, Klaas De Zeeuw, Jacob De Zeeuw Jr., Delia Van Zee, Lorraine De Zeeuw,
Ann Blumeyer, Howard De Zeeuw, Kathryn Oldenkamp, Margaret Boone, Clifford De Zeeuw,
Kathryn in infancy and two infant brothers.

 

December 9, 2020 - 5:41 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Alfred “Al” Te Slaa age 85, of Rock Rapids, died Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at Avera Mc Kennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD, from the COVID-19 virus.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 Saturday, December 12, 2020, at First Reformed Church in Rock Rapids, IA with Rev. Dan Haggar, officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery at Rock Rapids, IA.

Visitation without the family present will be Friday, December 11 th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.

December 8, 2020 - 8:13 am - Posted in Obituaries

Silas D. Knobloch, age 87 of Lester, IA died Sunday, December 6, 2020, at his home in Lester, IA, with his family by his side.

Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Friday, December 11th at the Apostolic Christian Church in Lester, IA. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 10th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Lester without the family present.

Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and mask will be recommended during the visitation and funeral service.

Memorials can be directed to Lester Visioning or Life Points.

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

December 7, 2020 - 1:57 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Marcella Julius age 89 of Sibley, IA, formerly of Little Rock died Sunday, December 6, 2020 in her home at Heartwood Heights in Sibley.

A private family funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at the First Presbyterian Church in Little Rock, IA, with Pastor Chris Lemmon officiating. A live stream link will be available on Marcella’s obituary page on the Jurrens Funeral Home website and video will be available to watch as a recording from that link for 60 days following the service.

Burial will follow at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Little Rock, IA.

Public visitation will be Tuesday, December 8th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Little Rock.

Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and family will not be present.

December 4, 2020 - 8:40 am - Posted in Obituaries

Yvonne A. Leonard, age 84 of George, IA left us peacefully on November 29, 2020 at Whispering Heights Care Center in Rock Valley, IA to join the angels in heaven.

Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 7, 2020, at St. John Lutheran Church at Boyden, IA with Rev. Mark Jamison officiating.

Visitation without the family present will be Sunday, December 6th from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church at Boyden, IA.

Jurrens Funeral Home of George is charge of the arrangements.

December 4, 2020 - 8:37 am - Posted in Obituaries

Larry Thoelke age 73, of George, IA died Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in George, IA with Rev. John Pea & Rev. Dale Lint, officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Lawn Cemetery at George, IA.

Visitation without the family present will be Friday, December 4th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George.

December 1, 2020 - 3:54 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Lubertha Boom, age 94 of Lester, Iowa died Monday, November 30, 2020 at Lyon Specialty Care in Rock Rapids, IA.

Family and friends will gather for a graveside service at 1:30 PM, Friday, December 4th at Hillside Cemetery in Lester, IA. Pastor Steve Meester will be officiating.

Public visitation will be Thursday, December 3rd from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home in Rock Rapids. Due to the concerns with Covid-19 the family will not be present at the visitation.

In lieu of flower memorials may be directed to the Boom family for later designation.

December 1, 2020 - 12:42 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Donna Rypkema, age 85, of George, Iowa died Friday, November 27, 2020 at Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids, IA.

A private family service will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George, IA, with Pastor Brian Schafer officiating.

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

Public visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 4th at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George. Family will not be present. Social distancing guidelines will be followed at the funeral home.

 

November 25, 2020 - 11:50 am - Posted in Obituaries

Norman Vander Lee age 86 of Rock Rapids, Iowa died Monday, November 23, 2020 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD, from complication from the COVID-19 virus.

A public visitation will be Sunday, November 29th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home in Rock Rapids. The Vander Lee family will not be present. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and masks will be required.

A private family graveside will be Monday, November 30th at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Paul Vander Lee Endowment Scholarship Fund with Hope Haven INC.