All Obituaries


John DeRooi


John Wayne DeRooi was born August 11, 1933, to Joseph and Effie (Van Engelenhoven) DeRooi, at his parents’ home in Oskaloosa, Iowa. John was an only child who grew up on what would become a...

Dr. Monte Bernhagen


Monte Lowell Bernhagen was born June 2, 1959, to Keith and Patricia (Lindbloom) Bernhagen in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Monte spent his childhood in Nebraska. He attended Dana College in Blair,...

Marian Mundy


Marian L. Mundy, age 100, of Pella, passed away on May 10, 2021, at The Cottages. No public services to be held at this time. 

Stephen Dykstra


Stephen Andrew Dykstra was born April 12, 1993, to Mike and Anna (Brackin) Dykstra in Pella.   Stephen attended Pella Christian Grade School and was a 2012 graduate of Pella Christian High...

Margaret Menninga


Margaret Esther De Zwarte was born February 14, 1927, on a farm south of Pella, Iowa. She was the third of four children born to John and Marie (Goemaat) De Zwarte. Margaret received a grade...

Ronald Vande Voort


Ronald Calvin Vande Voort was born July 17, 1939, to Everett and Harriet (Dieleman) Vande Voort in Newton, Iowa. He passed away at the Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 22, 2021, at...

Troy Shaffer


Troy Lynn Shaffer was born April 24, 1968, to Stan and Sharon (Schupbach) Shaffer, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. When Troy was four, his family moved to Elgin. He was a 1986 graduate of Valley High...

Lloyd Van Zante


Lloyd Ray Van Zante was born February 12, 1957, to Wilbur and Harriet (De Vries) Van Zante in the Skiff Hospital, Newton, Iowa. He died on March 28, 2021, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in...

Linda Slykhuis


Linda Mae Slykhuis born March 12, 1951, to Elmer and Gertrude (Dykens) Slykhuis, in New Sharon, Iowa, and attended North Mahaska schools. Linda retired from Pella Corp after working there for...

Linda Zegers


Linda Lou (Bowers) Zegers was born January 13, 1944, to Dean and Nora Belle (Smith) Stacy.  She passed away on March 22, 2021, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. Linda grew up in Newton and...