All Obituaries


John & Phyllis Vander Wert


Phyllis Vander Wert April 16, 1929 – August 8, 2022 Phyllis Anne (Van Hemert) Vander Wert was born April 16, 1929,  to William and Thelma Van Hemert, in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Phyllis...

Tena Frederick


Tena Willene (Kuiper) Frederick, the oldest child of Ralph J. Kuiper and Hattie (Langstraat) Kuiper was born on May 15, 1929, at their home in Beacon, Iowa.  Tena attended Union country...

Gene Brummel


Melvin Eugene Brummel was born November 12, 1950, to Melvin C. and Ruth (Van Dyk) Brummel in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He passed away on September 23, 2022, in Oskaloosa, Iowa.  Gene grew up in...

Robert "Bob" De Jong


Robert “Bob” De Jong was born on April 4, 1939, to Cornie and Elizabeth De Jong in Leighton, Iowa.  Bob passed away on September 20, 2022, in Red Wing, Minnesota.  Bob grew...

Derrill Cook


Derrill Laverne Cook was born June 13, 1937, to Lloyd and Lola Cook, on the family farm near Oskaloosa, Iowa.  He passed away on September 14, 2022, in Pella, Iowa. Derrill grew up in the...

Henry Langstraat, Jr.


Henry Langstraat Jr. was born August 15, 1938, to  Henry and Nellie (Kelderman) Langstraat in Mahaska County, Iowa. Junior grew up on the family farm near Oskaloosa, and graduated Oskaloosa...

Janice Bailey


C. Janice Savage Bailey was born January 30, 1936, in Lynnville, Iowa. She died in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on August 31, 2022. Janice graduated from North High School in Des Moines in 1954 and...

Louise Van Woerkom


Louise Joan Van Woerkom was born October 18, 1931, to Walter and Marie (Groenendyk) Newendorp.  She grew up on a farm between Leighton and Oskaloosa. Louise was baptized in Ebenezer Reformed...

Kathleen De Haan


Kathleen “Kathy” De Haan went to be with Jesus, her Savior, at the age of 87. She was born November 28, 1934, to Ted and Tena (Slagter) De Haan, near Oskaloosa and grew up in Mahaska...

Sharon Brown


Sharon went home to heaven and was welcomed into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, August 29, 2022. Sharon was born November 23, 1955 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to...