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Irene Anna Martha Rohde

February 19, 1941 — December 29, 2022

Boyden, Iowa

Irene Anna Martha Rohde

Boyden, Iowa

Irene Anna Martha Rohde, age 81, of Boyden, Iowa passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at the Hegg Memorial Healthcare Center in Rock Valley, Iowa. Her service will be at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, January 6, 2023, at St. John Lutheran Church in rural Boyden with Rev. Daniel Hart ~ officiating.

Burial will be in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery in rural Boyden.

Visitation will be from 3 – 7 P.M. on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at St. John Lutheran Church in rural Boyden with family present from 5 – 7 P.M.

The Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Boyden Iowa is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made to the Family at  www.vanderploegfunerals.com

 

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

IRENE ANNA MARTHA ROHDE

 

BORN

February 19, 1941 ~ rural Boyden, Iowa

PASSED AWAY

December 29, 2022 ~ Rock Valley, Iowa

 

FUNERAL SERVICE

10:30 A.M. Friday, January 6, 2023

St. John Lutheran Church; Boyden, Iowa

Rev. Daniel Hart ~ Officiating

 

CONGREGATIONAL HYMNS

Pg# 296  “Just As I Am”

Pg# 448  “Amazing Grace”

Pg# 439  “What A Friend We Have In Jesus”

Organist:  Anita Kray 

 

HONORARY CASKET BEARERS

Dewain Rohde                           Faye (Rohde) Lerdal

Douglas Rohde          Linda Rohde       Dean Lerdal

CASKET BEARERS

John McEvilly                                        Brian Hector

Bruce Stegemann                            Kevin Stegemann 

John Beyer                                      Warren Tiedeman 

 

FINAL RESTING PLACE

St. John Lutheran Cemetery ~ Rural Boyden, Iowa

 

After the 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, Boyden, Iowa.

IRENE ANNA MARTHA ROHDE

   Irene Anna Martha Rohde the daughter of Henrich and Martha (Stegemann) Rohde was born on February 19, 1941 on the Mapleside Farm near Boyden, Iowa. She was baptized on April 22, 1941 and confirmed on April 3, 1955 when she became a life-long member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of rural Boyden, Iowa. She passed away on December 29, 2022 at the Hegg Memorial Healthcare Center in Rock Valley, Iowa reaching the age of 81 years, 10 months and 10 days. Her final resting place is in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery of rural Boyden, Iowa.

      She started her education at country schools and graduated from Boyden Public School in 1959. She began working on-the-job training in bookkeeping with Grooter’s Repair when she was in high school and continued to work for them part-time after her graduation. She also worked part-time for the Boyden Bank. Then Grooter’s Implement Shop opened and she was offered a full-time job. She enjoyed her 27 years at Grooter’s where she did bookkeeping and helped with parts. After leaving there she worked at Koele Accounting, Farmers Savings Bank, Odean’s Plumbing and Heating, Tuff’s True Value Hardware Store and did the Treasurer’s Report for the City of Boyden.

     Irene also enjoyed helping her brothers with chores when she was growing up. Her hobbies and interests were knitting, crocheting, needle point, tatting, quilting, genealogy, gardening and flowers. She enjoyed being a member of a number of different bowling leagues. She also really enjoyed camping, fishing, playing cards and just spending time with her family, friends, and neighbors.

     She is survived by one brother, Kenneth and Donna (Kruse) Rohde of Boyden, Iowa. Two nephews, Dewain Rohde of Boyden, Iowa and Douglas Rohde of Boyden, Iowa. Two nieces, Faye (Rohde) and Dean Lerdal of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Linda Rohde of Harrisburg, South Dakota and a host of other relatives and friends.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Marian Rohde; two brothers, John H. Rohde and Lee Roy Rohde.

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, January 5, 2023

3:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

St. John Lutheran Church - Boyden

3941 280th St., Boyden, IA 51234

Family Present from 5:00 - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 6, 2023

10:30 - 11:15am (Central time)

St. John Lutheran Church - Boyden

3941 280th St., Boyden, IA 51234

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