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Revena Gritters

Revena Ellen Gritters was born on March 26, 1934, in Grinnell, Iowa to Rienk and Johanna (Rolffs) Zylstra. She was the 9th of 12 children. Revena started her...
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Revena Gritters

Doris Steenhoek

Doris Margaret Steenhoek was born December 2, 1924, in their farmhouse near Harvey, Iowa, to Gerrit and Lena (Steenhoek) Verros.
In 1929, her family moved to a...
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Doris Steenhoek

Robert Burney

Robert Burney, 67 of Webster City, Iowa lost his battle on April 6, 2018, after suffering a heart attack on March 19, in Wichita, Kansas while on a trip down to...
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Robert Burney

Thyrza Steward

Thyrza Faye (Hackert) Steward, age 89, of Pella, died March 29, 2018. The daughter of Henry and Sarah (Van Zee) Hackert, Thyrza was born on March 4, 1929, at the...
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Thyrza Steward

Nelda Pealer

Nelda was born on August 18, 1951 in Burlington, Iowa, and lived there until through her teenage years. Raised in a loving Christian home with four brothers and a...
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Nelda Pealer

Kirk Korver

Kirk Erick Korver was born October 7, 1990, to Kevin and Laine Korver in Long Beach, California. After a short illness, he passed away on March 20, 2018, at the...
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Kirk Korver

Doris McConeghey

Doris Letha McConeghey was born to Roy and Olive (Woody) Marshall, at their home seven miles east of Monroe, January 1, 1919. She passed away March 20, 2018, at...
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Doris McConeghey

Marion Veenstra

Marion Veenstra was born September 9, 1938, to Richard and Gertie (Vander Molen) Veenstra, in Taintor, Iowa. He passed away March 19, 2018, at Iowa Methodist...
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Marion Veenstra

Robin Redding

Life for Robin Lynn Van Den Berg began on February 25, 1960, in Newburgh, New York. Her parents, Rev. Marvin Eugene and Saundra (Ecker) Van Den Berg were serving...
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Robin Redding

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John Wilkin

John Wilkin, 86, Pella, passed away October 24, 2017. Visitation will be October 26, 11 - 8, family present at 6 pm at Eddyville Funeral Chapel. Funeral service...
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John Wilkin

Carl Roorda

Carl Roorda, 85, of Rock Falls, Illinois, died July 26, 2017. He was born August 6, 1931, Pella, son of Wigert and Reino (Borgman) Roorda. Survivors include,...
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Carl Roorda

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Condolences forKirk Korver
My daughter had groups of friends over of which included Kirk a couple times. He came down into our basement ducking his head as he stooped... Read more
By Debbie Stuckey

Condolences forDaniel Hofer III
Daniel was a beautiful baby boy, and I am thankful to the University of Iowa Hospital’s staff; who helped my daughter and son-in-law in their... Read more
By Cynthia (Bills) Beye

Condolences forAllen Moen
So sorry to hear of Al's passing. Our sympathies, thoughts, and prayers are with Julia and the Moen family. He was a very good man and will be missed. Read more
By Susan Eggert and Marty Feeney