April 19, 2018 - 1:13 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Ester Adkins, age 90 of Ashton, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21st at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, with Fr. Siby Punnoose, celebrating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery at Ashton.

Visitation will be Friday, April 20th from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. with the family present at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton.  There will be a rosary at 4:30 p.m. with a vigil service to follow at the church.

Ester Adkins was born October 10, 1927 at the Philippines the daughter of Cicelia DeLara Romulo.  Ester grew up at Philippines where she received her education.  She was united in marriage to Donald Adkins on February 24, 1960 at the Philippines.  They made their home at Clarion, IA and in 1980 they moved to Asthon.  While living in Clarion, she worked as a cook for the Clarion school district.  When she and Don moved to Ashton, Ester stayed at home and took care of their home along with some babysitting for local families.  She was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton.  This past Tuesday morning, April 17, 2018, Ester passed away at the Sibley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sibley, at the age of ninety.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Adkins of Ashton; one brother, in California, and one sister in New York.

Ester was preceded in death by her parents.

April 16, 2018 - 12:01 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Hubert Stofferan, age 72, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Memorial Services will be Friday, April 20, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. at the First Presbyterian Church in Sibley. Rev. Terry Simm officiating.

Burial to follow at Ocheyedan Township Cemetery in Ocheyedan, Iowa.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 19, 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 Hubert Stofferan.

April 13, 2018 - 3:13 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Melvin ‘Mel’ Uden, 91, of Ocheyedan, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Country View Manor in Sibley, Iowa.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church, L.C.M.S. in Le Mars. Reverend Tim Geitz will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 in Le Mars. Burial will be in the Ocheyedan Township Cemetery in Ocheyedan.

Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2018 at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church.

Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

March 30, 2018 - 12:01 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Gertrude Greenfield Hibma, age 93, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Lakes Regional Hospital in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Christian Reformed Church in Ocheyedan, Iowa. Rev. Bill Van Der Heide officiating.

Graveside Services will be Saturday, April 7, following the Funeral Service and lunch, at Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley, Iowa.

Visitation will be Saturday, April 7, from 9:00 to 10:30 A.M. at the Christian Reformed Church in Ocheyedan, prior to the Funeral Service.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley and Ocheyedan in charge of arrangements for Gertrude Greenfield Hibma.

March 26, 2018 - 12:01 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Michael Burke age 80 of Sibley, IA died Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Sibley Specialty Care Nursing Home in Sibley, IA.

Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sibley with Fr. Siby Punnoose officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery in Sibley, IA.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the St. Andrew’s Catholic Church of Sibley.

An online registry and full obituary will be available at: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com

March 13, 2018 - 2:16 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Geraldine Vander Meulen, age 93, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Monday, March 12, 2018 at the Country View Manor in Sibley.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Christian Reformed Church in Ocheyedan, Iowa. Rev. Bill Van Der Heide officiating.

Burial to follow at the Ocheyedan Township Cemetery in Ocheyedan.

Visitation will be Saturday, prior to the service from 9:30 to 10:45 A.M. at the Christian Reformed Church in Ocheyedan.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley and Ocheyedan in charge of arrangements for Geraldine Vander Meulen.

March 5, 2018 - 11:33 am - Posted in Obituaries

Betty Johnson, age 89, of Sibley, Iowa, formerly of Watertown, South Dakota, passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the County View Manor in Sibley.

Memorial Services will be Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the American Lutheran Church in Melvin, Iowa. Rev. John Wolf officiating. Burial of cremains will be at a later date.

Visitation will be Saturday, March 10, from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the American Lutheran Church in Melvin.

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

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Betty Johnson.

February 20, 2018 - 8:25 am - Posted in Obituaries

Jean Honken, age 80 of Sibley, IA passed away at the  Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley on Saturday, February 17, 2018.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 24th at 11:00 a.m. at the First Reformed Church in Melvin, IA.

Visitation with family and friends will also be held at the First Reformed Church in Melvin from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 23rd. Family will be present from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Burial will take place at Baker Township Cemetery near Melvin.

The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 80 year-old Jean Honken of Sibley, IA.

February 19, 2018 - 5:09 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Gerald “Jerry” Roetzel age 79 of Ashton, IA died Monday, February 19, 2018 at the Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, with Father Sibby Punnoose as celebrant.

Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Ashton.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 21st from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m., with family present from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton. There will be a rosary service at 4:30 p.m. and vigil service at 5:00 p.m.

Jurrens Funeral Home of Ashton is in charge of arrangements for Jerry Roetzel.

February 19, 2018 - 8:35 am - Posted in Obituaries

Charles Johnson, age 83, of Ashton, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley, Iowa.

He will be cremated and burial will be at a later date.

The Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley in charge of arrangements for Charles Johnson.