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Jerold James Dykstra, 86

Posted September 26, 2016 at 1:53 pm

Jerold James Dykstra of Sheldon, IA, and formerly of Akron, IA, passed away Friday, September 23, 2016, at his home at the Christian Retirement Home in Sheldon.

Services are Tuesday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m., at First Christian Reformed Church in Sheldon with Rev. Luke Wynja officiating. Graveside services are Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. at East Lawn Cemetery inSheldon. Visitation is Monday, Dept. 26 from 2-8 p.m. with family present from 6:30 to 8 .m. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sheldon. Arrangements are by Andringa Funeral Home in Sheldon.

Jerold was born on June 16, 1930, in Ocheyedan, IA. He was the son of Bert and Winnie (Grassmid) Dykstra. He lived his youth around Sheldon where he attended Sheldon Christian

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