All Obituaries


Thomas Rigg


Thomas “Tom” Eugene Rigg was born January 22, 1950, to Robert and Lorrean (Kilgore) Rigg in Moberly, Missouri. Tom was a 1968 graduate of William Chrisman High School in Independence,...

Bernice Brush


Bernice Brush, age 94, passed away on September 16, at the Comfort House in Pella. Bernice, daughter of Gerrit and Cornelia (Bos) Schut, was born September 17, 1925, at the family farm home in...

Mary Moss


Mary Ann Moss was born October 11, 1942, to Peter and Jennie (Ten Harmsel) Soodsma, in Hull, Iowa. Mary graduated from Western Christian High School in Hull, Iowa. On May 17, 1960, she was united...

Joyce De Armond


Joyce Elaine De Armond was born December 11, 1944, to Simon A. and Jeanette (Verschuure) Van Dusseldorp, in Monroe, Iowa. She passed away on September 9, 2020, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort...

Marie Hoeksema


Flora Marie Hoeksema was born May 11, 1916, to Omer and Adolphine (Lechien) Janssens, in Forest Grove, Minnesota. She passed away at The Cottages in Pella on September 5, 2020, at the age of...

Steven Van Zante


Steven Van Zante, son of the late Bernie and Lois Van Zante, passed away on September 5, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 8, at the Sully Cemetery. 

Carol Laughlin


Carol Jean Laughlin was born June 14, 1952, to Robert Allen and Donna Lou (McNeil) Lynde in Cherokee, Iowa. On August 25, 1973, she was united in marriage to Leo Joseph Laughlin in Washington,...

Arlene Brand


Reva “Arlene” Brand was born October 10, 1933, to Gerrit and Gertie (Slycord) Beyer, in her parents’ home  in Taintor, Iowa.  She passed away at Park Centre in Newton...

Melinda Mutti


Melinda Lee Mutti was born August 4, 1965, to George E. and Marilyn A. (Mathers) Mutti, in Maryville, Missouri.  She earned a BA in Spanish Education at Central College and a MA degree in...

Michael Comstock


Michael Comstock was born October 5, 1987, and was placed for adoption with Daniel and Marla  (Nunnikhoven) Comstock on November 19, 1987.  He passed away on August 28, 2020, at age 32,...