October 16, 2019 - 11:51 am - Posted in Obituaries

Lester Renken, age 77, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley. Rev. Terry Simm officiating.

Burial to follow at Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley.

Visitation will be Friday, October 18, from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley.

Online Expressions of Sympathy may be sent to www.andringafuneralhome.com

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Lester Renken.

October 8, 2019 - 1:51 pm - Posted in Obituaries

John Marvin Baker, age 92, of Sheldon, passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at his residence in Sheldon.

His memorial service will be at 2 P.M. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Living Water Community Church in Sheldon with Pastor Jesse Walhof officiating.

With Military Honors presented by the McGlothen-Cowie Post of the American Legion #145 of Sheldon

The Vander Ploeg Funeral Home of Sheldon is in charge of arrangements

John Marvin Baker was born on August 29, 1927 in Sibley, Iowa to Joe and Gertrude (Van Engen) Baker. John passed away at the age of 92 years and 1 month.   He went to be in the arms of Jesus on September 29, 2019. John served in the Army during WWII over in Germany. When John got back state side he went back home to Iowa where he worked on the railroads and became a shoe cobbler. John married his first wife Myrna Ferguson, they had two children, John Thomas and Judy Marie. They later divorced. He then married Arlene Fischer in 1955, they had 4 children, Jolene Marie, Janet Rose, Mark Alan and Mary Ann.

John worked on a dairy farm where he was kicked in the head and trampled. John was a complete vegetable. God healed him many years later and he became a preacher and did missionary work.   Arlene passed away in 1991. John proceeded to marry Patty and Joy until their passing.

John is survived by his daughters, Janet Brandon of Bakersfield, CA, Mary Baker of Sheldon; one son, Mark (Diana) Baker of Ashton, IA; daughters-in-law, Mickey Malcomb, Paula Baker; one brother, Charles Baker of Bakersfield, CA; one sister, Martha Brody of Sibley, IA; two aunts, Mina and Tina; 14 grandchildren, Lisa (Ray) Wilkett, Colleen Baker, Sebastian Baker, James (Patti) Pauley, Joseph (Janet) Pauley, Jeffrey (Ruth) Pauley, Joanne (Brandon) Ellis, Chris Brandon Jr., Daniell Smith, Shawn (Amanda) Johannes, Mark Baker Jr, Christina Baker, Judy (Levi) Wagner, Michael (Misti) Baker; 43 great grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren.

Proceeding John in death is his parents, Joe and Gertrude Baker; wives, Arlene, Patty and Joy; daughters, Judy Baker, Jolene Pauley; son, John Baker; two son-in-laws, Jerry Pauley and Chris Brandon and two unborn great grandchildren.

October 5, 2019 - 5:04 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Gary Pomrenke, age 79 of Sibley, IA died Friday, October 4, 2019 at Country View Manor in Sibley, IA.

His memorial service will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church in Sibley, IA with Rev. Terry Simm officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Gilman Township Cemetery in Ashton, IA.

Visitation will be Monday, October 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 with family present at the Jurrens Funeral Home Walton Chapel in Sibley, IA.

For a complete obituary and register visit www.jurrensfuneralhome.com.

October 2, 2019 - 8:41 am - Posted in Obituaries

Lorraine Newman, age 89 of Sibley, IA died Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at home, with her family by her side.

Her funeral service will be 2:00 PM, Friday, October 4th at First Presbyterian Church in Sibley, IA, with Rev. Terry Simm and Rev. Ben Hernandez officiating.

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

Visitation will be Thursday, October 3rd from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley.

September 27, 2019 - 6:16 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Joan Plehall, age 85 of Sibley, IA died September 27, 2019 at Sibley Specialty Care Center in Sibley, IA.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sibley, IA, with Msr. Seifried, officiating.

Burial will follow at St. Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery in Sibley, IA.

Visitation will be Monday, September 30 th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM with family present. A Rosary service will take place at 5:00 PM. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley

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

September 15, 2019 - 3:32 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Duane Loerts age 91 of Sibley, IA died September 13, 2019 at Country View Manor in Sibley.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Friday, September 20th at First Presbyterian Church in Sibley, with Pastor Terry Simm and Pastor Maggie Gisch officiating. Burial will follow at Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the First Presbyterian Church of Sibley.

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

September 3, 2019 - 11:32 am - Posted in Obituaries

Alice A. Hoekstra, age 97, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 at the Country View Manor in Sibley.

Memorial Services will be Friday, September 6, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Baptist Church in Sibley. Rev. Tom Voight officiating.

Private Family Graveside Services will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Worthington, Minnesota.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 5, from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley.

Online Expressions of Sympathy may be sent to www.andringafuneralhome.com

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Alice A. Hoekstra.

August 31, 2019 - 8:28 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Joel Kruger, age 64 of Sibley, IA died Friday, August 30, 2019, near May City, IA, as the result of a motor vehicle accident.

A memorial visitation will be held Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with the family present at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home in Sibley.

Joel Michael Kruger was born July 21, 1955 to Delbert “Dutch” and Mary Louise “Liz” (Helmers) Kruger, at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley, Iowa. He was raised on a farm near Allendorf, and spent his early childhood years attending country school. Joel graduated from Sibley High School in 1972.
Joel was married in 1983, and to this union three children were born, Amanda, Ryan, and Kyle. Joel later divorced.
Joel worked many years at various farming and trucking jobs, most recently working at Sunrise Farms, hauling feed.
He was a member of the Osceola County Sportsmens Club, and a member of ABATE (American Bikers for Awareness, Training, and Education). Joel was an avid sportsman and outdoorsman. He enjoyed bowling, and achieved three perfect games in his lifetime. He loved his grandchildren and will be remembered as having a heart of gold.
Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Amanda (Matt Galvin) Kruger of May City, IA, Ryan (Taylor) Kruger of Spencer, IA, and Kyle Kruger of Milford, IA; eight grandchildren, Marissa, Adelynn, Opal, Joshua, Connor, Avery, Ava, and Aniyah; siblings, Thomas (Heather) Kruger of South Dakota, Beth (Glen) Kirkpatrick of Clear Lake, IA, and Nancy (Paul) Wick of Everly, IA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert and Mary Louise Kruger.

August 27, 2019 - 2:53 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Mary Jean Krogman age 90 of Sibley, IA died Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Friday, August 30th at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sibley, IA, with Fr. Siby Punnoose as celebrant.

Burial will follow at St. Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery in Sibley.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 29th from 2:00 to 8:00 PM, with family present from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley, with Vigil Service at 5:00 PM with Rosary to follow.

August 23, 2019 - 3:58 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Dick Grave, age 67, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at his home in Sibley.

Funeral Services will be Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sibley. Rev. Barbara Kopperud and Rev. Jay Grave officiating.

Burial to follow at Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley. Military Honors by VFW and American Legion, Osceola County.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 25, from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley.

Online Expressions of Sympathy may be sent to www.andringafuneralhome.com

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Dick Grave.