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Is he shaking his head over how much our gaffes and sins will hurt us? Or do we really believe what the Bible says about God? That He doesn't keep a record of sin, but instead He for- gives? That as far as the East is from the West -- so far has he removed our transgressions from us? Therefore, is there no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus? Do we believe God loves to publicize our sins and hold us up to his judgment? Or do we believe he partners with us in our sanctification and that he who has begun a good work in us will bring it to completion on the day of Jesus Christ? The news shows wondered whether the candidates would pay for their mistakes next November. Do you believe that someday you will have to pay for your sins, or do you believe as the old hymn says, "Jesus paid it all?" Now "all to him I owe." That's not so I can get Him off my back, but so I can thank Him. God doesn't work for Cable News Network or Fox News Channel. And I'm glad he doesn't. Pleasant Acres Schedule Today 9:30 a.m. Hull First 8 a.m. Beautycare Reformed Church on tele- 9:30 a.m. Coffee Klatch vision 9:30 a.m. Games 9:30 a.m. Sioux Center First 11:10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Reformed Church on tele- Devotions vision 1 p.m. Fishing 11:10a.m.-12:15 p.m. Staff 2 p.m. Jan's Reminisce Devotions 4p.m. Protestant Thursday Reformed Church on tele- 9 a.m. Care conference vision 9:30 a.m. Coffee Klatch 6:30 p.m. Sioux Center First 10a.m. Exercise with the Reformed Church on tele- physical therapy aide. vision 11:10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 7p.m. Hull First Devotions Reformed Church on tele- 7:15 p.m. Hull First vision Reformed Church; Norma 7 p.m. First Christian is the hostess Reformed Church on tele- vision Friday 9:30 a.m. Coffee Klatch Monday, June 18 9:30 a.m. Games 9:30 a.m. Coffee klatch 11:10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 10a.m. DutchTime Devotions 11:10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 2 p.m. Bingo with Agnes, Devotions John, Marvin, Eileen, Lyla, 2 p.m. Program: Carla Bess and Janice Drost 6 p.m. St. Paul Lutheran on Saturday television 9:30a.m. Coffee Klatch 7 p.m. Travelogue and 11:10 a.m.-2:15 p.m. popcorn Devotions 2 p.m. Movie Tuesday, June 19 5 p.m. Gaithers 8 a.m. Beautycare 6 p.m. Orville plays the 9:30a.m. Coffee Klatch piano 9:30 a.m. Men's Group 7 p.m. Lawrence Welk is 9:30a.m. Ladies Group shown on channel 2 11:10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Devotions 2 p.m. Sing-a-long: Mel, Grace, Bess, Dolly 7 p.m. Travelogue Sunday 9:30 a.m. Coffee Klatch 9:30 a.m. First Christian Reformed Church on tele- vision Around The State Grotto to celebrate lOOth anniversary this weekend WEST BEND -- The Grotto of the Redemption will be celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend with a com- plete slate of events. This Friday, there will be a retreat, silent auction and kids' outdoor movie with popcorn. On Saturday, there will be the following events: a walking pilgrimage, art show, quilt show, parade, clowns, geologi- cal presentation, wine tasting, live auction, geode breaking and more. Christian rock band Remedy Drive will perform and Sean Dalton is the guest speaker. On Sunday, there will be a mass with Sioux City-based bishop R. Walker Nickless leading it. There will be chil- dren's art judging, a luncheon the West Bend Knights of Columbus will serve and song festival with the acts Heart Song and Higher Power. The grotto has been dubbed "The Miracle in Stone." For more information, call 1-800-868-3641. COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION D MOINES JULY 20-21, Iowa State Fairgrounds "(:X2 VI=HICI.I=S 1 Interested in buying or selling? Contact a Mecum sales agent today! " 262 - 275 - 5050 R U C T I O N It www.MECUM.com Faith and Family ...... i : i i Z !/C i/ ii!!ii: iiiiiiii!iiiiiiii{iiiiiii!ii!i;iliii!i;il; i ii! iZiii:!iii!!:!ii!i i/iii ii i Obituaries Lori Rens, 73 Lori Rens, 73, of Sioux Center died on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at the Sioux Center Community Hospital in Sioux Center. A visitation took place on Monday, June 11, at the Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center. A prayer service for fam- ily and friends was on Tuesday, June 12, at New Life Reformed Church of Sioux Center. Interment followed the prayer ser- vice in Memory Gardens Cemetery of Sioux Center. A memorial service was also on June 12, at New Life Reformed Church of Sioux Center with Revs. Dan Kruse and Rick Van Ravenswaay officiating. Delores Elaine Rens was born on May 15, 1939, to Arend and Cora (Jansen) Broek in Sioux Center. She attended Sioux Center Christian School and graduated from Western Christian High School in Hull. Lori (May 15, 1939-June 9, 2012) was united in marriage to Richard Rens, Jr. on Dec. 3, 1957. They made their home in Sioux Center, where they owned and operated Rens Construction together. Lori was a member at New Life Reformed Church of Sioux Center. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Blessed to have shared her life are her husband of 54 years, Richard Rens of Sioux Center; the couple's four children: Jeff and LeAnn Rens of Springfield, Mo., and their daugh- ters: Ginny and Don Scott (Emerson and Hana) all of Ely; Kendra and Drew Rodiger of Springfield, Mo., Erica Rens of Springfield, Mo.; Lynn and Dennis Koele of Hull and their children: Dustin and Rikka Koele (Cadence) all of Alton, Ashley and Mitch (Tessa) Van Engen, all of Hull, Jordan Koele of Hull; Jan Tubergen and her daughters: Jessica Tubergen (Tori) both of Sioux Center, Morgan and Tim Lange (Carlee and Chase) all of Doon, Danielle Tubergen of Sioux Center; Scott and Karen Rens of Sioux Center and their children: Emily, Alex and Sam Rens; her moth- er, Cora Broek of Sioux Center; four sisters and brothers-in-law: Jo and Paul Dekker of Maurice, Arlene and Stan Van Otterloo of Hospers, Linda and Will Van Engen of Hudson, S.D., Marianne and Jim Sjaarda of Sioux Center; brother-in-law and sister-in- law, Will and Joan Rens of Sioux Center; brother-in-law, Gerrit Vander Plaats of Sheldon and other numer- ous nieces and nephews. Sons Roger and Ronald; her father, Arend Broek; her father-in-law and mother-in-law: Richard and Helen Rens and sister-in-law, Hattie Vander Plaats, all preceded Lori in death. The Rens family prefers memori- als to the Sioux Center Community Hospital Foundation. Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center was in charge of the arrange- ments. Send condolences to the family via the funeral home's web- site. Lucy Bosma, 82 Lucy Bosma, 82, of Sibley, died on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at the Country View Manor in Sibley. The memorial services was on Tuesday, June 12, at the Christian Reformed Church in Sibley. Rev. Roger Bouwman offici- ated. The graveside service was also on Tuesday, June 12, at the Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley. There was a visitation Monday, June 11, at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sibley. Lucy Bosma was born on April 28, 1930 in Boyden, the daughter of John and Allie (Langstraat) Dekkenga. (April 28, 1930-June 9, 2012) She lived her youth in Matlock and attended school in Sheldon, where she graduated from high school. Lucy was united in marriage to Andrew Bosma of Ocheyedan on July 14, 1949, in Matlock. They lived in Sibley, where Lucy worked for John Dirksen in carpet sales and also as a waitress at Chuck's Caf& Andy died on May 24, 1990. Lucy was a member of the Christian Reformed Church in Sibley, where she was a Sunday school teacher and kitchen organizer for more than 20 years. She enjoyed boat rides, having fun, music and tending to her flowers. Survivors are her children Laverne and Connie Bosma of Sibley, Jan and special friend Barb LeDoux of Fargo, N.D., Jackie Bosma of Rosemount, Minn.; her grandchildren: Cory and Connie Bosma of Sibley; Stacey and Darin Montgomery of Apple Valley, Minn., Mindy and Ben Sheplee of Fairmont, Minn.; and five great- grandchildren; four brothers: Louie and Freda Dekkenga of Ocheyedan, Martin Dekkenga of Sioux Center, Willis Dekkenga of Wausau, Wis., John and Shirley Dekkenga of Minneapolis; and one sister-in-law: Evelyn Dekkenga of Sheldon. Husband Andy, son Allen Bosma, two brothers Herman Dekkenga and Case Dekkenga, and two sisters Angie Baker and Anna Bomgaars, all preceded Lucy in death. Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley was in charge of the arrangements. Send condolences to the family via the funeral home's website. Lester Brommer, 90 (May8, 1922-June 13,2012) Lester Brommer, 90, of Sioux Center, died on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at the Royale Meadows Care Center of Sioux Center. The visitation was on Friday at Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center. A prayer ser- vice for family and friends took place this past Saturday at Central Reformed Church of Sioux Center. Interment followed the prayer service in Memory Gardens Cemetery of Sioux Center. A memo- rial service was Saturday at Central Reformed Church with Rev. R. Van Rathbun officiating. Lester Brommer was born May 8, 1922, to James and Jennie Brommer in Sioux Center. He graduated from Sioux Center Community High School. Lester served his country in the United States Army Air Corps from 1943-1946. While Lester was stationed at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, N.M., he married Marion Tronnes on July 14, 1945. Following Lester's honorable dis- charge, the couple made their home in Sioux Center where Lester joined the family business, Brommer Truck Line. Lester was on the Sioux Center Fire Department for 50 years and was active with the American Legion Post and VFW Post. He was a Iongtime member of the Central Reformed Church of Sioux Center. In his free time, Lester enjoyed taking trips in his motor home and camp- ing and fishing with his family. Survivors are his six children: Leslie (Joyce Reynolds) Brommer of Sioux Center, Rick (Sharon Dibbet) Brommer of Rapid City, S.D., Mary Dell Brommer of Sioux Center, Darcy Helwig of Sioux Center, Mike (Kim Van Zee) Brommer of Norfolk, Neb., and Shelly (Gary) Sandbulte of Carmel; daughter-in-law, Erin Herringa and her husband Dave of Sumas, Wash.; his 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law: Don and Anne Brommer of Sioux Center, Jim and Penny Brommer of Bend, Ore.; sister, Thelma Madsen of Okoboji; brother-in-law, Ken File of Cherokee; two step-sisters: Lois Ford of Phoenix; Angle Elgersma of Sanborn and step-brother, AI Heemstra of Sioux Center as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Wife Marion; two sons: Brad and Robbie Brommer; a granddaughter, Sarah Sandbulte; parents-in-law, Boyd and Helen Tronnes; sister-in- law, Byrla File; and brothers-in-law, Dick Tronnes and Bud Madsen, all preceded Lester in death. The Brommer family prefers memorials be directed to either Central Reformed Church or the Boy Scouts of America, Troop No. 211. Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center is in charge of the arrange- ments. Send condolences to the family via the funeral home's website. Frederick Ten Napel, 76 Frederick Ten Napel died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at his home in Ireton with hospice care at the age of 76. A funeral ser- vice took place on Tuesday, June 12, at the Ireton Christian Reformed Church with Pastors Norlyn Van Beek and Doug Van Aartsen officiating. Burial was after the service at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. There was a visitation on June 11 at Ireton Christian Reformed Church. Fred, a son of Harm and Margaret (Koopmans) Ten Napel was born in Hawarden on Sept. 22, 1935. He grew up around Ireton in his youth. He attended country school and Ireton Christian School. In 1948, the family moved to Bigelow, Minn. Fred attended Sibley High School (Sept. 22, for a time and then graduated from Western Christian in 1953. Fred was united in marriage to Shirley Bosma on Oct. 12, 1956, in Ocheyedan. They moved to Seattle and lived there for two years. Fred and Shirley moved back to Ireton where they raised their family. Fred joined his brother Marvin in the grain and feed business, Ten Napel Brothers, in 1958. In later years he partnered in the business with his two sons, Kevin and Lyle. Fred was active in golf and bowling. He spon- sored Ten Napel Brothers. bowling team for many years. He was a long time member of the Hawarden Golf Course. He enjoyed playing cards, especially with his grandkids. Fred served on the church council of the Ireton Christian Reformed Church. Survivors are his wife Shirley; three sons, Doug (Susan Franken) Ten Napel, Rodney (Susan Cain) Ten Napel, and Lyle (Angela Hultquist) 1935-June 7, 2012) Ten Napel all of Ireton; one daugh- ter, Rachel (Dave) Sage of Sioux City; daughter-in-law, Lora (Todd)(Ten Napel) Puttman; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sis- ters, Dorothy Vander Wilt of Hospers, Anita Weg of Worthington, Minn., and Val Westra of Muskegon, Mich.; and four brothers, LeRoy Ten Napel of Sibley, Don Ten Napel of Sioux Center, Vern Ten Napel of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Marlow Ten Napel of Pella. His parents; brother, Marvin Ten Napel; son, Kevin Ten Napel; and granddaughter, Greta Ten Napel, all preceded Fred in death. The family prefers memorials be directed towards Ireton Christian School or the Hospice of Siouxland. Porter Funeral of Ireton and Rock Valley is in charge of arrangements. Send condolences to the family via the funeral home's website. Orange City Community Concert Band performs tonight ORANGE CITY -- "Rocky" as well as pieces City Arts Council, which The Orange City Area from Henry Mancini and has been in existence since Community Band will per- Walt Disney films, the late-1970s. form tonight at 7 p.m. at Unity Christian High There is no charge to Orange City's Windmill School band director Carla attend. Park. Van Beek has directed this Bring lawn chairs and The band will perform outfit for the past 15 years, blankets with you. The movie themes from "Star Many of the pieces were rain location is Orange Wars," "E.T.," "Jaws," and chosen to honor the Orange City town hall. Speakers will play the group's music throughout the downtown area. For information, call the Orange City Arts Council at 1-712-707-6514 or ocarts@ orangecityiowa.com. Read more FREE obituaries on Page 6 of the Sioux County Index-Reporter.