February 3, 2021 - 10:07 am - Posted in Obituaries

Gary Leusink age 72 of Sibley, Iowa died Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Select Specialty Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 8, 2021 at the First Reformed Church in Sibley, IA, with Pastor Josh Lucus officiating.

Visitation will be Sunday, February 7th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the First Reformed Church in Sibley with family present. Social distancing guideline will be followed.

The Jurrens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

February 2, 2021 - 12:48 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Michael K. Fleming age 67 of Sibley, Iowa died Monday, February 1, 2021 at Osceola Regional Health Center in Sibley, Iowa.

Private Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 AM, Saturday, February 6, 2021 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sibley, Iowa, with Father Siby Punnoose and Father Brian Feller as concelebrants.

There will be a livestream link available to view.

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

Public visitation will be Friday, February 5th from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley.

Masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be followed. Family will not be present.

In lieu of flowers memorial may be directed to Osceola Regional Health Center, Sibley Ocheyedan Schools, or St. Andrew’s Catholic Church.

February 1, 2021 - 3:00 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Doris Hoffman age 61 of Sibley, Iowa died Monday, February 1, 2021 at Osceola Regional Health Center in Sibley, Iowa.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place 10:30 AM, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Sibley, Iowa. There will be a livestream link available to view the service at www.jurrensfuneralhome.com.

Visitation will take place Tuesday, February 2, 2021 from 4:30 to 8:00 PM with the family present at Jurrens Funeral Home in Sibley. A rosary service will take place at 4:00 PM.

February 1, 2021 - 12:37 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Priscilla Grunow age 67 of Sibley, IA died Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

A funeral service will take place 10:30 AM Thursday, February 4th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church in Sibley, IA with Rev. Terry Simm officiating. Burial will follow at the Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley.

Visitation has been moved to the First Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, February 3rd from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM with family present from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Social distancing and mask protocol will be followed.

January 27, 2021 - 12:04 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Rhonda Henrichs age 51 of Sibley, IA died Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family in Sibley, after a courageous battle with cancer.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 30, 2021 at the First Reformed Church in Sibley, with Pastor Luke Schouten officiating. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

Burial will be private for family at a later date in the Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley.

Public visitation will be Friday, January 29th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley. Masks are recommended and social distancing guidelines will be followed.

January 27, 2021 - 11:33 am - Posted in Obituaries

Rose Ann Forrest, age 88, formerly of Sibley, passed away on Monday, January 18th, after her battle with cancer.

A memorial service will be conducted at the Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, 200 S. Harrison Street, Easton, MD 21601, February 6 at 11AM. A private family burial will follow.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society.

She was born to the late Oliver Windrath and Irene Christensen Windrath in Lake City, Iowa on June 26th, 1932. Rose Ann will be remembered by her surviving children, Debbi Hanibal (Ted Jr. Hanibal) and Kevin Guertin (Cynthia Burns Guertin) and her grandchildren Ted Hanibal III (Rachael Hanibal), Jason Widmann, Justin Widmann, Jake Guertin, and Zuzu Forrest.

Rose Ann was predeceased by her parents Oliver and Irene Windrath, her sister Charlene Hunt, two of her children Steven Guertin and Sharon Widmann, two of her stepchildren Stephen Forrest and Richard Forrest, and her loving husband, Cecil Forrest.

Rose Ann graduated from Sibley High School in Sibley, Iowa in 1950. She attended one year at Morningside College and then married her high school sweetheart, Jack Guertin. Rose Ann moved to England where Jack was stationed and it was there that she gave birth to her first daughter, Debbi. After returning to the United States, she lived in South Dakota where her oldest son, Steve was born. Rose Ann then moved to New Carrollton, Maryland where she lived for many years and gave birth to Sharon and Kevin. After her divorce from Jack, Rose Ann married the love of her life, Cecil Forrest and they moved to Easton, Maryland where they raised their blended family together.

Rose Ann and Cecil started a craft store called Macrame ‘n’ Things. Rose Ann was later employed by Craft World. She became their number one sales representative on the East Coast and travelled throughout the Mid-Atlantic states with Cecil driving her to all her appointments.

Rose Ann and Cecil enjoyed boating, travelling in their RV and meeting with friends across the nation, and watching “her” Orioles play baseball. Rose Ann was an avid Bridge player and a master needleworker. Rose Ann loved to spend time with her large family. She had a very happy thirty-five-year marriage to Cecil.

January 26, 2021 - 12:10 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Dale Fisher age 91 of Sibley, IA died Monday, January 25, 2021 at the Osceola Regional Health Center in Sibley, IA.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 28, 2021at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, with Father Siby Punnoose as celebrant. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

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

Public visitation will be Wednesday, January 27th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley.

Masks are recommended and social distancing guidelines will be followed. Family will not be present.

January 22, 2021 - 1:52 am - Posted in Obituaries

Eloise Helen Kuiper, age 96, of Sheldon, Iowa and formerly of Ashton, Iowa passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at Sanford Sheldon Senior Care in Sheldon, Iowa.

Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 25, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, Iowa with Fr. Siby Punnoose officiating.

Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, Iowa.

Visitation with the family present will be from 9:30 until the time of service on Monday, January 25, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton.

Social distancing guidelines will be followed and masks will be required for the visitation and the funeral.

Online condolences may be made to the Family at www.vanderploegfunerals.com.

Arrangements are under the care of the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home – Sheldon.

January 20, 2021 - 11:57 am - Posted in Obituaries

Audrey Donnenwerth, age 95 of Hartley, IA, formerly of May City, IA, passed away at Community Memorial Assisted Living in Hartley on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in May City, IA. Visitation will also be held at the church on Monday, one hour before the service; family will be present at that time. Burial will take place at Harrison Township Cemetery near May City. The Hartley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 95 year-old Audrey Donnenwerth of Hartley, IA, formerly of May City, IA.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.sanborn-hartleyfuneralhomes.com

January 19, 2021 - 11:09 pm - Posted in Obituaries

Phyllis Johns age 94 of Sibley, IA died Monday, January 18, 2021 at Keelson Harbour Assisted Living in Spirit Lake, IA.

A private funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 22, 2021at the First Presbyterian Church in Sibley, with Pastor Terry Simm officiating. Service will be recorded, and a link will be put on the Jurrens Funeral Home website for you to view service.

Burial will follow in the Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley.

Public visitation will be Thursday, January 21st from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley. Masks are recommended and social distancing guidelines will be followed. Family will not be present.