August 22, 2016 - 3:55 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Theodore “Ted” Kamstra, age 60, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Oak Viewcandle2 Terrace Nursing Home in Freeman, South Dakota.

Funeral Services will be Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Sheldon. Rev. Kevin Schneider officiating.

Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, August 25, from 11:30 to 12:30 P.M. at the church, prior to the funeral service.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service of Sheldon in charge of arrangements for Theodore “Ted” Kamstra.

August 19, 2016 - 3:05 pm - Posted in Obituaries

candle2Anthony “Tony” John Streit, age 91, passed away on August 3rd, 2016, from heart failure at home in Fort Collins Colorado.

There was a funeral service for Tony at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on August 9th in Fort Collins. In lieu of flowers, family suggest that memorial donations be made to the Hospice of Fort Collins.

Anthony was born on January 31, 1925, to Anthony and Mary Streit in Ashton Iowa, growing up on a farm, 1 of 9 children. He graduated from Saint Joseph’s High School. Shortly after graduation, Tony enlisted in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He was assigned as a crew member on a B-17 bomber and then later to the B-29. After the war he attended Creighton University for two years, then he graduated from a baseball umpire school in Florida. Recognizing civil work opportunities in the territory of Alaska, Tony attended and graduated from land surveying school. He then went to work for the US Government as a surveyor and was assigned to help build Anchorage International Airport in Alaska. Tony continued to work in Alaska for Green Construction for several years completing the airport in Anchorage, building the Seward Highway through Moose Pass, and then upgrading the Richardson Trail into a workable highway between Valdez and Fairbanks. On January 3, 1952, he married Mary Ann Frederick in Ashton, Iowa, and returned to Alaska with his new bride for one more construction season in the Black Rapids area. This was an exciting time for both Tony and Mary, Alaska was always a special place for Tony. Work opportunities slowed down in Alaska and Tony and Mary returned to Iowa and ran a steak house for many years. In retirement, Tony and Mary retired to Fort Collins Colorado.

Tony is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Streit, son Jeff (Felicia) Streit, of Palmer, AK, daughter, Susan Wheeler of Solana Beach, CA, and daughter Laura Streit of Fort Collins. Grandchildren Travis Wheeler, Jessica (Joey) Greenberg, Landon (Denae) Streit, Ashley (Jay) Robinson, Greg Stocker and Garrett Streit. Tony is also survived by six great grandchildren and his two sisters, Kathleen Richter and Betty Dewall. Predeceased by his son Bradley, brothers Don, Leonard, Paul, Bob, and Jim and sister Marion. One amazing feat, was that all 5 brothers were married over 50 years to their spouses. Tony was well known for his kindness and gentleness to everyone he met. He was never one to complain or say something bad about anyone, he accepted people as who they were, and always seeing the good in others. Tony was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoying the outdoors. Tony along with his wife Mary took many trips to Alaska to hunt and fish.

Tony was a “gentle soul” that his family and friends will greatly missed

August 11, 2016 - 12:21 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Donald E. Johannes, age 78 of Frederic, Wisconsin and Green Valley, Arizona died Monday August 8, 2016 at St. Paul, MN.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 13th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, IA, with Father Siby Punnoose as Celebrant.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 13th one hour prior to the service at the church.

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

August 10, 2016 - 7:46 am - Posted in Obituaries

Bob WolfswinkelRobert “Bob” Wolfswinkel, age 82, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 in Sibley, Iowa.

Memorial Services will be Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Sibley Christian Reformed Church in Sibley. Rev. Marvin Leese officiating.

Private Family Graveside Services at 9:30 A.M. on Saturday, August 13, at Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley.

Visitation will be Friday, August 12, from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. with the family present at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Robert “Bob” Wolfswinkel

August 5, 2016 - 12:09 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Pat GeerdesPat Gerdes, age 76, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the Viola Home in Sibley.

Memorial Services will be Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. at Willow Creek Lodge in Osceola County with Pat’s family in charge of services. A potluck meal and visiting to follow.

Memorials will be given to Iowa Public Television or National Public Radio in memory of Pat.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Pat Gerdes.

August 1, 2016 - 3:56 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Shaleah DonavonShaleah M. Donavon, age 25 of Sibley, Iowa passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon, Iowa.

Her Graveside Services will be at 2:00 pm on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly, Iowa with Pastor Luke Wynja officiating. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly, Iowa.

Visitation with the family present will be from 4:00 to 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 3, 2016 and from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon, Iowa.

Online condolences may be sent to www.vanderploegfunerals.com

July 22, 2016 - 3:24 pm - Posted in Obituaries

MeganMegan, age 54, formerly of Sibley, IA, peacefully passed in her sleep at home in Raleigh, North Carolina November 16, 2015.

The family of Megan Muilenburg Klein invite family and friends to join them in remembering Megan and celebrating her life on Saturday, July 30th, at 1:00 p.m. at the Spirit Lake Methodist Church Fireside Room.

She is survived by her children, Stephanie Klein-Riddle, David M. Klein, and Jenna Klein Lewis; her sisters, Kristin Graves and Tamra Sass; and her 7 grandchildren, Abigail, Jacob, Madyson, Lillian, Dominick, Elijah, and Kennedy. She is preceded in death by her son Taylor Klein and her parents, Nolan and Marjorie Muilenburg.

July 19, 2016 - 12:58 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Funeral-male candleDuane Schram, age 60, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley.

Memorial Services will be Monday, July 25, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. at the First Reformed Church in Sibley. Rev. Luke Schouten officiating.

Private Graveside Service will be Monday, July 25 at 1:00 P.M. at Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley, Iowa.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 24, 2016, from 1:00 to 6:00 P.M. with the family present from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley.

In lieu of flowers, family prefers memorials.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Duane Schram.

July 19, 2016 - 11:35 am - Posted in Obituaries

Donna Lou Muhs, age 85, of Sibley, Iowa, formerly of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2016 at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon, Iowa.

Funeral Service will be Friday, July 22, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley, Iowa. Rev. Karl Gearhart officiating.

Graveside Service will be Friday, July 22, at 1:00 P.M. at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Visitation will be Friday, July 22, from 9:00 A.M. to 9:45 A.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley, prior to the funeral service.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Donna Lou Muhs.

July 13, 2016 - 10:34 am - Posted in Obituaries

Richard Starkenburg, age 92 of Sibley, IA died Saturday, June 17, 2016, at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley, IA.

Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Christian Reformed Church in Sibley, IA, with Pastor Bill Van Der Heide officiating.

Burial will take place prior to the memorial service at Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley.

Visitation will be Friday, July 29th from 2 to 8 p.m., with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home in Sibley.