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Lebanon Christian Reformed Church
Monday April 1st, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

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Porter Funeral Home
Tuesday April 2nd, 2019

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LaRae Beth Wiekamp

Sioux Falls, SD: LaRae Wiekamp, 39, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, formerly of Inwood, Iowa, died Monday, March 25, 2019 in Worthington, Minnesota. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 2, at 2:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley, Iowa with Rev. J.J. Witvoet officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley. Visitation, with the family present, will be held Monday, April 1, at Porter Funeral Home in Rock Valley from 5:30-7:30 PM.

   LaRae Beth Wiekamp, daughter of John Jr. “Butch” and Bernice (Fluit) Wiekamp, was born July 19, 1979 in Sioux Center, Iowa. LaRae graduated from the Netherlands Reformed Christian School and took classes at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, Iowa. She worked at Fellowship Village in Inwood, Iowa for many years and most recently was working at Trail Ridge Senior Living Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. LaRae loved taking care of the elderly. She will be remembered as a kind and caring person.  She enjoyed baking and cooking and would always be willing to try new recipes. LaRae had a fondness for photography and enjoyed taking pictures of people and their special occasions.

   LaRae is survived by her mother, Bernice Wiekamp of Inwood, Iowa; brothers, Jonathan (Jana) Wiekamp and William (Danielle) Wiekamp of Inwood, Iowa; and two nephews, Jake and Clyde Wiekamp.

   She was preceded in death by her father, John “Butch” Wiekamp; grandparents, William and Bertha Fluit, and John and Dina Wiekamp; and special uncle, Gerald Fluit.

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Bernice and family, you have our deepest sympathy.

Marlene Kahl Davis Apr 16 2019 12:00 AM

Our deepest Sympathy to the family of LaRae, May the Lord give comfort and peace as her family heals from the loss of a beautiful daughter and sister. Our hearts go out the the entire family as they morn another empty spot in the family. God bless each of you and lean on the Lord for strength.

Bob & Jean Van Den Brink Apr 3 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of LaRae Wiekamp

Jean Apr 3 2019 12:00 AM

To the family of LaRae, our hearts go out to you during this very sad time. May the Lord touch your hearts and give you peace His peace.

Holly and Scott Roelfs Apr 2 2019 12:00 AM

An Among the Clouds Basket was sent on April 1, 2019

We are so sorry for your loss! Praying for you, Isaac and Cassandra Conway

Expression of Sympathy Apr 1 2019 12:00 AM

A Thoughtful Memories was ordered on April 1, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 1 2019 12:00 AM

LaRae you have touched so many peoples hearts. Everyone loved your bubbly personality and compassion. I enjoyed working with you. My condolences to your family.

Angie Beek Mar 31 2019 12:00 AM

My heart is so saddened. LaRae was truly a gift and enhanced the quality of life for my Mom and Dad and all those she served. She will be deeply missed and her legacy of compassion and care will live on through all those she left such a life changing imprint on. Rest In Peace sweet LaRae! We will never forget your beautiful spirit of love. The family of Henry and Marguerite Moen

Martha Frohwein Mar 30 2019 12:00 AM

A Palm Plant was sent by Jerry and Connie, Mullenix, Scott and Colton Whithworth on March 30, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Mar 30 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of LaRae Wiekamp

Laura Lisby Mar 30 2019 12:00 AM

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