February 2, 2015 - 4:26 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Genevive “Gen” Haviland, age 77 of Rock Rapids, IA died Monday, February 2, 2015 at Lyon Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Rock Rapids.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 6th at Peace Lutheran Church in Rock Rapids, IA, with Rev. Charles Boeder officiating.

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

Visitation will be Thursday, February 5th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.

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

January 29, 2015 - 2:44 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Beth Knobloch, age 53 of Alvord, IA died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at her home, surrounded by family, near Alvord, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Monday, February 2nd at the Apostolic Christian Church in Lester, IA.

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

Visitation will be Sunday, February 1st with family present from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and again from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Lester.

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

January 27, 2015 - 7:49 am - Posted in Obituaries

William “Bill” J Keizer, 89, of Doon, Iowa died Monday, January 26, 2015 at Whispering Heights in Rock Valley.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Porter Funeral Home in Rock Valley with Pastor Steve Swenson officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Doon, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Porter Funeral Home.

Condolences for the family may be left online at www.porterfuneralhomes.com.

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