December 17, 2021 - 1:09 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Paul Hunt age 73 of Rock Rapids, Iowa passed away Friday, December 17, 2021, at the Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Faith Baptist Church in Rock Rapids, Iowa, with Reverend Jeff Poppinga officiating.

Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be from 9-11AM on Tuesday at the Church.

The Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

December 4, 2021 - 12:20 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Leisa Jean Kruger, age 60, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away unexpectantly on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at her home in Phoenix, Arizona. Her Memorial Service will be at 1:00pm on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at the Hansen Mortuaries in Phoenix, Arizona.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Sheldon, Iowa in the summer of 2022.

Burial will be at a later date.

Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until 1:00pm on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at the Hansen Mortuaries 8314 N 7th Street in Phoenix, Arizona

Leisa Jean Kruger, born to Gene & Twyla (Jansma) Kruger on August 1, 1961, in Rock Rapids, Iowa. Leisa grew up on a farm near Little Rock, Iowa, where she graduated from high school in 1979. Following high school graduation Leisa went to Wit College, where she received her Registered Nurse degree. She began her nursing career at St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa. In 1985, she went to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona where she worked for 36 years. She retired in October of this year. She bought her home the second year she was in Phoenix. She enjoyed going on trips to Hawaii with her special friend, Melinda Bradley and family members.

She is survived by her mother, Twyla Kruger and her friend, Marvin Holtrop both of Sheldon, Iowa; her brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Beth Kruger, nephews, Devon & Denton Kruger all of Sheldon, Iowa. Also survived by her special friend, Melinda Bradley and her family. Additionally, two aunts, Linda Honkomp of Ashton, Iowa and Pat Van Briesen of George, Iowa; one uncle, Orlin and Vickie Jansma of Ashton, Iowa.

Leisa was preceded in death by her father, Gene Kruger; brother, Roy Kruger; grandparents, Fred & Susie Kruger and Elmer & Marie Jansma; uncles, Jerry Honkomp, Dennis Van Briesen, Bob & Dora Kruger, Jim & Byrla Kruger and aunts, Ruby Kutel and Lenore & Merlyn Schwarz.

Many thanks to her hospital friends, Loopie, Lisa and many others. Also, thanks to the Little Rock School friends.

November 11, 2021 - 9:56 am - Posted in Obituaries

Luetta Ann Braun, age 90, of Rock Rapids, IA died Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at Lyon Specialty Care in Rock Rapids, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, November 16th at the United Methodist Church in Rock Rapids, IA, with Rev. Travis Remme officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Monday, November 15th from 3:00 to 7:00 PM, with family present from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.

There will be a live stream of the service on Tuesday morning.

November 3, 2021 - 2:48 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Bertha DeVries age 97, of Grand Island, NE formerly of George, IA died Sunday, October 31, 2021, at Tiffany Square in Grand Island, NE

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 5, 2021, at Immanuel Lutheran Church at George, IA with Pastor Jeremy Winter, officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery at George, IA.

Visitation with the family present will be Thursday, November 4th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George.

October 29, 2021 - 2:49 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Terry Brower age 72 of Rock Rapids, Iowa died Friday, October 29, 2021, at Rock Rapids Health Centre.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Friday, November 5th at Faith Baptist Church in Rock Rapids, IA, with Reverend Jeff Poppinga officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids, IA.

Visitation will be Thursday, November 4th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM with family present at Faith Baptist Church in Rock Rapids.

In Lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Faith Baptist Church of Rock Rapids.

Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids is in charge of services

October 26, 2021 - 1:59 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Edward O. De Boer age 88, of Ellsworth, MN died Monday, October 25, 2021, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne, MN.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, October 28th at Bethel Reformed Church near Little Rock, IA, with Rev. Scott Van Ravensway officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday, October 27th from 5:30 to 8:00 PM, with family present at the Bethel Reformed Church.

Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids is in charge of services.

October 23, 2021 - 4:35 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Genola Eben age 85 of George, Iowa died Saturday, October 23, 2021, at Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids, Iowa.

A memorial service will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at First Baptist Church in rural George with pastor Jesse Sternke, officiating. Burial will take place prior to the memorial service in the Evergreen Lawn Cemetery at
George.

Visitation will be Monday, October 25th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the First Baptist Church.

Jurrens Funeral Home of George is in charge of arrangements.

October 20, 2021 - 3:19 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Wendell Harms age 81 of Little Rock, Iowa died Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Osceola Regional Health Center in Sibley, Iowa.

A funeral service will take place 10:30 AM, Monday October 25, 2021 at the First Presbyterian Church in Little Rock with Rev Chris Lemmon officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasantview Cemetery of Little Rock.

Visitation will take place Sunday, October 24th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the church.

Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

October 18, 2021 - 12:53 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Ronald J. Gerloff, age 73 of Little Rock, Iowa died Saturday, October 16, 2021, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Private family burial will take place prior to the service on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 at Pleasant View Cemetery.

A memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m. at Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock, with Rev. Barry Wynveen officiating.

Visitation will be Tuesday, October 19th 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., with family present from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock.

The Gerloff family is requesting for everyone to wear a mask during the visitation and memorial service.

Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

October 6, 2021 - 3:09 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Warren Harms, age 68 of Rock Rapids, IA died Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at his residence in Rock Rapids.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, October 9th at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.

Public visitation will be Friday, October 8th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.