July 18, 2014


Evelyn Woerdehoff, 91, of Wall Lake, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Twilight Acres Nursing Home in Wall Lake.

Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 21, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wall Lake. The celebrant will be Father John McGuirk, assisted by Deacon Butch Stone. Music will be by Sue Mein and the St. Joseph choir, with special music by Evelyn's daughter Lanette Schafer, and Evelyn's grandson Andy Woerdehoff. Mass servers will be Evelyn's great-grandchildren Austin Woerdehoff and Brooke Woerdehoff. Lectors will be Evelyn's granddaughters Sharon Martin and Becky Hennen. Gift bearers will be Evelyn's granddaughters Kristy Emmons, Angie Schreck, Suzie Schafer, Jill Wunschel, Kenzie Harder, Alison Schmitz, Madigan Maere and Veronica Maere. Eucharistic ministers will be Evelyn's children Donna Schafer and Arlan Woerdehoff. Casket bearers will be Evelyn's grandsons Andy Woerdehoff, Daniel Woerdehoff, Jesse Woerdehoff, Ryan Woerdehoff, Chris Woerdehoff, Tom Poen, Mike Poen, Scott Poen and Jeremy Wunschel. Burial will be at 1 p.m. at St. Bernard Cemetery in Breda.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wall Lake where rosary will be prayed at 3:30 p.m. and a Christian wake service will be held at 5 p.m.

The casket will be moved to the church at 9:30 a.m. Monday when visitation will resume.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.sharpfuneral.com.