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Viola Vande Noord

Viola Mae Vande Noord was born November 29, 1922, to Asa and Jennie Wilma (Van Peursem) Niemantsverdriet on a farm near Otley, Iowa. She passed away at...
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Viola Vande Noord

Kathleen Willey

Kathleen Jeanne Willey was born May 23, 1951, to Elery Park "E.P." and Donna (Rinderknecht) Willey, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She passed away on February 8, 2018,...
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Kathleen Willey

Daniel Hofer III

Daniel Lance Hofer III left us for his Heavenly Home on Saturday, February 10, 2018, just a few days before his due date. There were no complications with the...
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Daniel Hofer III

Robert Doonan

Robert Dean Doonan, 94, of Pella and formerly of Montezuma, died Sunday, February 4, 2018, at the Hospice Comfort House in Pella. He was born Tuesday, January 29,...
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Robert Doonan

Birthel Farmer

IN REMEMBRANCE
OF
BIRTHEL JUNIOR FARMER
AUGUST 13, 1928 - JANUARY 31, 2018
Bert passed away at Mercy West Lakes Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. He was a...
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Birthel Farmer

Melissa Mulder

Melissa Kay (Shives) Mulder was born May 13, 1974, at Pella Community Hospital, in Pella, Iowa, the daughter of Kenneth Wayne and Barbara Kay (Sneller) Shives....
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Melissa Mulder

Leo Vande Krol

Leo Vande Krol was born November 24, 1927, to John and Lillian (Kruseman) Vande Krol, south of Lynnville. He attended Ludwick country school near Lynnville.
Leo...
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Leo Vande Krol

Carol Schulte

Carol Lynn Schulte was born November 24, 1967, to Roger and Lenora (Van Zee) Van Norden, in Pella. She passed away on February 2, 2018, at the Comfort House in...
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Carol Schulte

Josie Mulder

Josie (Anema) Mulder was born on September 16, 1915, at Sanborn, Iowa. She was the third of six children born to Paul and Kathrine (Van Schepen) Anema. She...
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Josie Mulder

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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 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

Condolences forJosie Mulder
Our prayers are with all the Mulder family. Josie and Ben were such good neighbors on Hazel Street. Read more
By Duane and Carol Huisman

Condolences forVicki Slagter Schipul
I had the pleasure of being your upstairs neighbor for the last 5 years. I always enjoyed drinking wine with you and talking about anything on... Read more
By Mike Soliday