Category Archives: Obituaries

Kathy Gertsma, 72

Kathy Gertsma, 72, of Vallejo, CA, passed away Sept. 4, 2020, at her home. She was the daughter of Merlyn and Sherry Gertsma. From an early age, Kathy lived with her grandparents, Dora and Andrew Gertsma in Sully. She attended Lynnville-Sully Schools until her senior year, when she went to Forest View High School in...
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Wanda Dunsbergen, 95

Wanda Dunsbergen, 95, of Lynnville, died Tues-day, Aug. 25, 2020. Funeral service was at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, at Sully First Reformed Church. Interment was in Sully Cemetery. Memorials have been designated for Friends of Lynnville Library and Lynnville Women’s Club. Wanda was born July 5, 1925, to William and Nellie Terpstra, at her...
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Ronda James-Roush, 53

Ronda Jean James-Roush, 53, of Newton went home to be with her Savior on Saturday morning, Aug. 29, 2020, in Newton. Ronda, the daughter of Earl Eugene and Linda Ann (Halter) James, was born Apr. 7, 1967, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. She was a graduate of the Lynnville-Sully High School Class of 1985. She...
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Evelyn Roll, 86

Evelyn Grace Roll, 86, of Colfax, passed away Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Graveside funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 21, at 10 a.m. at McKeever Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Howard Street Christian Church. The daughter of Neal and Mary (Ver Steegt) Vander Leest, Evelyn was born Jan. 8, 1934 in rural Sully where...
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Betty Zuidema, 85

Betty Jean (Ver Steegt) Zuidema, 85, of Killduff died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, at Accura Healthcare of New-ton West. A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 24, at Sully First Reformed Church.  Memorials have been designated to the Lynnville Fire Department. Betty, the daughter of Gerrit and Maggie (Van Genderen) Ver Steegt,...
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Kenneth Arthur, 95

Kenneth Carl Arthur, the son of Cecil and Pansy (Gerard) Arthur, was born Apr. 4, 1925, in Poweshiek County.  He graduated from Searsboro High School with the Class of 1943.  Kenneth served in the South Pacific in the United States Marine Corps from 1944-1946. Mar. 5, 1947, Kenneth was united in marriage with Colleen Fudge in...
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Joyce Anthony, 88

Cornelia “Joyce” Anthony, 88, of Brooklyn, passed away Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at Brooklyn Community Estates. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13, at Madison Church of Christ, rural Brooklyn, with Pastor Joel Nielsen officiating. Burial was at Haven Cemetery. Memorials may be contributed to the Madison Church of Christ. Joyce is survived...
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