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Hawarden American Lutheran Church ELCA
Friday March 29th, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Porter Funeral Home
Saturday March 30th, 2019

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Lloyd Jay Van Surksum

Doon, IA: Lloyd Van Surksum, 60, of Doon, Iowa died Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Rock Rapids Health Centre in Rock Rapids, Iowa. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 30, at 10:00 AM at First Reformed Church of Doon, Iowa with Rev. Joseph Terrell officiating. Burial of cremated remains will be held at a later date at Hillside Cemetery of Doon. Visitation, with the family present, will be held Friday, March 29, at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley from 6:00-8:00 PM.

   Lloyd Jay Van Surksum, son of Gary and Cora (Gorter) Van Surksum, was born July 16, 1958. He was employed at TCS in Rock Valley, Iowa for 41 years before retiring due to health problems. Lloyd formed many lasting friendships with friends he worked with. He was respected for his knowledge, helpfulness, and patience. Lloyd had a love for gardening and being outdoors. Many friends and neighbors enjoyed his fresh tomatoes.

   Grateful for having shared his life are his children, Mandy (Craig) Van Den Berg of Rock Valley, Iowa, Joshua Van Surksum of Canton, South Dakota, Michael (Michaela) Van Surksum of Doon, Iowa, and Shea Van Surksum of Sibley, Iowa; eleven grandchildren, Kasen, Shaylee, Tyce, Chayce, and Boden Van Den Berg; Keegan, Kyson, Kyler, Makiah, and Karsten Van Surksum; and James Wingert; father, Gary Van Surksum of Inwood, Iowa; sister, Donna (Marv) Kempema of Doon, Iowa; brother, Darlo Van Surksum of Doon, Iowa; and special aunt, Betts Gorter of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

   Lloyd was preceded in death by his mother, Cora Van Surksum; and grand-daughter, Peyton Marie.

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A candle was lit in memory of Lloyd Van Surksum

Bryan & Donna Voetberg Mar 29 2019 12:00 AM

A Medium Basket Garden was ordered on March 29, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Mar 29 2019 12:00 AM

A 6 inch Schefflera was sent on March 29, 2019

With Sympathy, The Wingert Family

Expression of Sympathy Mar 29 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of the loss of Lloyd. Remember many times when he would come out to the farm and visit with his dad and Ann and the rest of the family. My sympathies to your family in this great loss.

Holly Jansma Mar 29 2019 12:00 AM

A 6 inch Spathiphyllum was sent on March 28, 2019

Van Surksum Family we are so sorry for your loss, love and prayers for you and your family. With love from Rafael and Betty (Teunissen)DelCastillo and family..

Expression of Sympathy Mar 28 2019 12:00 AM

An In Loving Memory Shadow Box was sent on March 28, 2019

Those we love can never be more than a thought away, for as long as theres a memory they live in our hearts to stay.

Expression of Sympathy Mar 28 2019 12:00 AM