Category Archives: Obituaries

Kenneth D. Fynaardt, 84

Kenneth D. Fynaardt, 84, of Pella passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Hospice of Pella Comfort House.  Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 17, at 10:30 a.m. at Peoria Christian Reformed Church. The family suggests memorial contributions be made for the Peoria Christian School or for the FFA program at Pella Christian High School. Kenneth Dean...
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Esther Boot, 94 Esther Boot, 94, of Pella, died Aug. 13, 2019. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Pella First Reformed Church, with memorials designated for the church. Esther Pauline Boot was born Apr. 8, 1925, to Anthony G. and Pauline (Ver Ploeg) Klein, in Pella.               Esther attended school in Pella and...
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Leland E. Fynaardt, 85

Surrounded by his family, Leland E. Fynaardt, 85, of Sully, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 8, at 10:30 a.m. at Sully Christian Reformed Church. Burial was in Sully Cemetery. The family prefers memorial contributions be made to Sully Christian School. Leland Eugene Fynaardt, son...
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Ben Van Wyk, 19

Ben Van Wyk, 19, of rural Lynnville passed away suddenly Fri-day, Aug. 2, 2019, due to injuries sustained in a grain bin accident. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, at Lynnville Heart of Worship Church. Burial will be held in the Friends Cemetery in New Sharon. Visitation will begin after...
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John L. Rupp, 90

John L. Rupp, 90, of Montezuma died Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in the Burn Treatment Center. Memorial services were held at 5 p.m. on July 12 at First Presbyterian Evangelical Church in Montezuma. A private burial was held in the Pleasant Township Cemetery in Ewart. In lieu...
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Jennie Terlouw, 90

Jennie Terlouw, 90, of Grinnell (Seeland Park) and formerly of rural Sully, died July 25, 2019, at the Comfort House in Pella under the care of Hospice of Pella. A graveside service and burial was held Tuesday, July 30, at Sully Cemetery with Pastor Jamie Bogaard of Lynnville Friends Church officiating. Memorial contributions may be...
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Art Cooper, 76

Edwin Arthur “Art” Cooper, 76, of Newton died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Wesley Life Park Centre in Newton. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 16, at Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Newton. In lieu of flowers, memorials to First Lutheran Church, Wesley Life Hospice, or St. Nick’s Christmas Club...
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