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Beverly Ann Rozeboom

March 9, 1937 — October 15, 2023

Sheldon, Iowa

Beverly A. Rozeboom

Sheldon, Iowa

Beverly Ann Rozeboom, age 86, of Sheldon, Iowa passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2023 at the Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon, Iowa. Her Funeral Service will be at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Sheldon, Iowa with Fr. Tim Hogan ~ Officiating.

Burial will be held in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Sheldon, Iowa.

Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00~7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, with a St. Patrick Catholic Church Ladies Guild Rosary at 7:15 P.M. at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon.

The Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon, Iowa is in charge of the arrangements.






March 9, 1937 ~ Ashton, Iowa


October 15, 2023 ~ Sheldon, Iowa



10:30 A.M.  Thursday, October 19, 2023

St. Patrick Catholic Church; Sheldon, Iowa

Father Tim Hogan ~ Officiating



Prelude  “Sweet Queen of Peace” CD Daniel O’Donnell

#665   “Hosea”

#664   “Loving and Forgiving”

#353  “One Love Released”

Song of Farewell  “May the Choirs of Angels”

#430  “How Great Thou Art”

Cantor:  Tyler Youngers

Organist: Laura Wagner



“The Grandchildren”

Ben Vondrak                                         Michael Vondrak

Alex Vondrak                                            Jacob Vondrak

Chad Rozeboom                                 Nathan Rozeboom

Andrew Houtsma                                    Josh Rozeboom

Jonathan Rozeboom



St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery ~ Sheldon, Iowa


After today’s graveside service relatives and friends

are invited to join the family in the

 fellowship hall of the church.


Arrangements are under the care of the:

Vander Ploeg Funeral Home; Sheldon, Iowa.



 Beverly A. Rozeboom, the daughter of, Martin F. ‘Ole’ and Delores (Breuer) Schwarz was born March 9, 1937 South East of Ashton, Iowa on a farm in a blizzard. She attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Ashton, Iowa. On February 28, 1959, she was united in marriage to Vernon Lee Rozeboom in Sheldon, Iowa. The couple made their home on a farm south of Sheldon, near Vern’s folks. In 1963, they moved into Sheldon. Vern and Bev bought a farm east of Sheldon in 1972, where they farmed until his retirement. Bev worked for JCPenney as a store clerk for 30 years. She cared diligently and selflessly for her husband, Vern until his passing on March 11, 2012, Bev remained on the farm place until moving into the Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon where she passed away on Sunday reaching the age of 86 years, 7 months and 6 days. 

     Bev was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, St. Patrick Catholic Church Ladies Guild, CDofA, Missionary Society and the Garden Club all in Sheldon. Bev enjoyed gardening, canning, sewing, she was a farmgirl at heart, helping out was her Joy, driving tractors, she loved her cows and worked alongside Dan to continue with the farming for many years. Beverly was a private and a giving selfless virtuous Catholic woman. Her faith was her life, prayers, rosaries and going to daily mass with her sister, Geri was the focus to the beginning of her day every day. She led all of her family by her example. But she loved her grandchildren they were her pride and joy, especially her beautiful granddaughters and handsome grandsons.

     Bev is survived by her five children, Bill Rozeboom (Lora) Rozeboom of Sheldon; Theresa (Ed) Vondrak of Hinton, Iowa; Dan (Janna) Rozeboom of Sheldon; Dee Houtsma of Boyden and Tim Rozeboom of Ashton; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; a sister, Geri (Jim) Konz of Hospers and a brother, Herman (Dorothy) Schwarz of Sheldon; and other relatives and friends.

     She was preceded in death by her husband, Vern; her parents, Martin F. ‘Ole’ and Delores Schwarz; her in-laws, Lammert J. and Edith Rozeboom; her sisters, Phyllis and Dale Harbst; Norma and Dean Siekeman; Joyce and Ernie Paulson and a brother Donald Schwarz.


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, October 18, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Vander Ploeg Funeral Home - Sheldon

724 Sixth Avenue, Sheldon, IA 51201

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 19, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

St. Patrick's Catholic Church

310 10th St., Sheldon, IA 51201

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