All Obituaries


Gerald Hoekstra


Gerald Henry Hoekstra was born August 28, 1930, to Henry and Jennie (Klein) Hoekstra, at Leighton, Iowa.  Gerald attended Centennial Country School, and earned his GED while overseas in the...

Wilbur Veenstra


Wilbur R. Veenstra was born June 15, 1929, to Richard and Gertie (Vander Molen) Veenstra in Mahaska County. Wilbur was a graduate of Peoria Christian Grade School, then worked as a hired hand for...

Jan Handley


Janet L. “Jan” (Maasdam) Handley began her eternal life with her heavenly family on January 5, 2020.  She was born in 1942, to parents Fred and Wilma (Van Wyk) Maasdam of...

Dick Ver Heul


Dick H. Ver Heul passed away on January 5, at Iowa Methodist Hospital. He was born to Dick and Jeanette Ver Heul on January 26, 1934, in Pella, Iowa. He attended Pella grade schools and graduated...

Edna Ozinga


 Edna Lucille Ozinga was born November 5, 1919, in Mahaska County on the County Line farm, six miles south of Sully.  Edna was the second of ten children (three boys and seven...

Joan Felton


Joan K. (Van Den Baard) Felton, age 75, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 25, 2019, at the Pella Comfort House. She was born January 10, 1944, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, to Mary Ruth and...

Naomi Phillips


Naomi DeeAnn Phillips daughter of Jared and Jessica (Williams) Phillips was born December 22, in Pella, Iowa, and passed away on December 24, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Those left to cherish her...

Harry Hartgers


Harry Lee Hartgers was born on December 29, 1935, to Tunis and Cora (Olsthoorn) Hartgers north of Sully, Iowa.   On October 11, 1957, he was united in marriage to Marlene Terpstra at the...

Loren Witzenburg


On a cool Sunday in Bismark, North Dakota, Loren was the second child born to Gerrit and Ethel Witzenburg on June 9, 1937. Due to the Depression Era economy, the family soon moved to Iowa to live...

Marlys De Wild


     Marlys Jean De Wild was the fourth of six children born to Henry and Grace (Muyskens) Korver on June 28, 1935 on a farm near Alton, Iowa. Marlys attended Floyd...