- February 9, 1954 - December 25, 2012
- Sheldon, Iowa
of Daryl 's Passing
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“My sympathy to your entire family. I know your holiday time was one of grieving the loss of a well-loved man. Sincerely, Rose Magnussen
1 of 28 | Posted by: Rose Magnussen - Sheldon, IA
“Dear Wassenaar Family; We wish to extend our sincere sympathy on the passing of Daryl. May you feel God's loving arms upholding and surrounding you...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: Erv and Kathy Wieringa - Sheldon, IA
“To the Wassenaar family. Daryl was a man who loved his family very much and the love and dedication showed. God will take good care of him now!!
3 of 28 | Posted by: Chuck - Friend
“Dear Marsha and family, What a sad day when we lost an angel here on earth. Can't begin to express our sympathy to all of you.
The lives of those...Read More »
4 of 28 | Posted by: Spook and Bubbles - Garnett, KS
“Prayers are with you all. God Bless. Daryl is in Gods hands.
5 of 28 | Posted by: Patt Probert - sister of Harry
“Marsha,Chad and Brent I am so sorry and saddened to hear about Daryl. You are in my heart and my prayers. He was one of the "good guys" and was a...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Pat - Thornton, CO - Friend
“Marsha and family
You have my sympathy. Sorry I won't be there for the visitation or funeral. We had to take our daughter back to Denver, CO. I...Read More »
7 of 28 | Posted by: Darla Brown - Sanborn, IA
“Marcia, Chad and Brent,
We were on our way back from Hartley to Clive when we heard about Daryl passing. I'm sorry our fast trip, to get Madi back...Read More »
8 of 28 | Posted by: Jim Riddle - Clive, IA - Friend
“Dear Marcia, Chad and Brent...we were so sorry to learn of Dayrl's passing. Daryl was the best of neighbors and a generous and giving person. It...Read More »
9 of 28 | Posted by: Bruce and Georgeann
“Marcia and Family, So sorry to hear about Daryl. It's impossible to know what to say at a time like this. You are certainly in my thoughts and in my...Read More »
10 of 28 | Posted by: Pam - Sheldon, IA - Friend
“Dear Marcia,Chad& Brent,
I am so greatful for the special time we were able to have together. Thank-you so much. My thoughts, my Love and especially...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: Teri Stockstill - michigan city, IN
“I'm saddened to hear of the loss of your brother on Christmas day. Loved the pictures of his life. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
12 of 28 | Posted by: Jolene Burgess - Monmouth, OR
“Marcia and family - so sorry for what you are going through right now. Daryl was a wonderful husband, dad, and friend. He was one of the kindest...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: Linda - Ames, IA - Friend
“You are in our thoughts and prayers! Your family has suffered much loss in recent years and Daryl is one more member, gone too soon.
May God hold...Read More »
14 of 28 | Posted by: Hillene & John Unangst - TX
“Marcia, Chad & Brent. We are so sorry to hear about Darly. He is truly going to be missed. He was a great husband, father, friend. He now is in the...Read More »
15 of 28 | Posted by: Colleen Crook - friend
“Gonna miss you my brother! I know you're looking over us riding your Harley again! Thoughts and prayers to the Wassenaar family! Love you!
16 of 28 | Posted by: Scott Meile - Westminster, CO
“Marcia and family, We are very saddened to hear of the loss of Daryl and are thinking of you at this time.
17 of 28 | Posted by: Merlynn & Cindy Wegter - Bear, DE
“To the entire Wassenaar family, know that you are in our prayers.
18 of 28 | Posted by: B.A. Lindstrom - Baton Rouge, LA
“Marcia, Chad and Brent, Our hearts ache with your loss, of a friend, husband and father. May God take your pain and sadness and lift it into the...Read More »
19 of 28 | Posted by: Fujii Stockstill - LaPorte, IN
“Marcia, Chad, Brent and the Entire Wassenaar family, So sorry to hear about Daryl. I have known him and the family for alot of years. Just wanted to...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Bert and Bill Meyer
“Our deepest sympathy to the entire Wassenaar Families. May you find comfort in knowing so many people are praying for you and thinking of you. Takes...Read More »
21 of 28 | Posted by: Scott and Mary Jensen - Sheldon, IA
“Shelia and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you daily and we ask God to extend His Mercy and Grace in a way that will comfort y'all and...Read More »
22 of 28 | Posted by: Denny Somes - Sioux Rapids, IA
“He was a friend long before either of us knew the definition of cousin.
23 of 28 | Posted by: Bryan Wassenaar - Correctionville, IA
“So sorry for your loss. Daryl was an amazing person and I know how much he will be missed.
24 of 28 | Posted by: MERILEE BENNETT - Las Cruces, NM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. It is so hard to lose a loved one. Marilyn & John Rees, Uncle Buck Ennema's Mom
25 of 28 | Posted by: Marilyn Rees - St. Pete, , FL
“No one else can take his place, Daryl meant a lot to many people but to Marcia and his family he meant the world.Someone like that could never be...Read More »
26 of 28 | Posted by: Rock and Deb Mason - Friend
“We have been best of friends since high school.I loved every minute we all spent together. You are a treasure Daryl. You have been a great role model...Read More »
27 of 28 | Posted by: Karen - LeMars , IA
“It is so difficult to find the words that express what a huge loss for everyone who knew Daryl and certainly no one feels that more than his loving...Read More »
28 of 28 | Posted by: Cathy VanMaanen - LeMars, IA
Daryl Jay Wassenaar, age 58, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at Sanford Sheldon Hospital in Sheldon, Iowa.
Funeral Services will be Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at the United Methodist Church in Sheldon. Rev. Marvin Lindley officiating.
Burial to follow at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon, Iowa.
Visitation will be Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 2:30 to 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in Sheldon.
In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be given to Department of Development for Pancreatic Cancer Research, In Memory of Daryl Wassenaar, Mayo Clinic 200 First Street S.W. Rochester, Minnesota 55905
Daryl Jay Wassenaar, the son of Donald and Alyda (Kraayenbrink) Wassenaar was born February 9, 1954 in Orange City, Iowa. The family moved from Orange City to Sheldon when Daryl was 5 years old. He attended Sheldon Christian School through the eighth grade. He then attended Sheldon High School and graduated in 1972. After graduation, Daryl worked for Neal Chase Lumber and Occo Feed.
He was united in marriage to Marcia Van Dyke on April 24, 1976 at the United Methodist Church in Archer, Iowa. They lived in Archer for two years and then moved to Denver, Colorado in 1978. Daryl worked at 4 Wheel Campers for 12 years. After the company moved out of Colorado he worked at "Stairs, Inc." for about a year. While in Denver, Daryl and Marcia were blessed with two sons. Chad in 1982, and Brent in 1987. They enjoyed many good times in the mountains camping, skiing, and riding motorcycle.
In 1991, the family moved back to Iowa. Daryl started employment at Ag Partners and continued working there until ill health forced him to retire in January 2012. The past years in Iowa have been spent raising the boys, enjoying boating at Okoboji, riding motorcycle, and spending time with family and friends.
He loved Harleys, having had his first one when he was 22. He enjoyed working on the bikes with his son Brent, and also giving his son Chad rides. He enjoyed old cars and trucks and loved talking with others about them. One of his hobbies was making things out of old license plates. Daryl looked forward to their annual Halloween party which provided many laughs for all. He also liked to keep a tally of how many eagles he saw each year while driving truck.
Daryl passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2012, after a courageous year long battle with pancreatic cancer.
He will be remembered as a dedicated, hard worker. A very kind and giving man who was a devoted husband and father. Daryl was someone who was helpful to anyone at any time.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife of 36 years: Marcia Wassenaar of Sheldon, IA; two sons: Chad Wassenaar of Sheldon, IA and Brent Wassenaar of Sioux Falls, SD; one brother: Alan and Nancy Wassenaar of Doon, IA; 3 sisters: Diane and Dick Burns of Archer, IA, Barb and Glen Vanden Hull of Archer, IA, Sheila and Mike Weier of Linn Grove, IA; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Patsy and Scott Meile of Westminster, CO, Joanne and Duane Heerde of Archer, IA, Jeanne Meyer of Archer, IA; foster brother: Harry Probert of Lincoln, NE; along with many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Veryl Wassenaar, sister-in-law, Becky Wassenaar, and brother-in-law, David W. Meyer.
In Loving Memory Of
Daryl Jay Wassenaar
Born: February 9, 1954
Passed Away: December 25, 2012
Age: 58 years, 10 months and 16 days
Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:30 A.M
United Methodist Church, Sheldon, Iowa
Family Prayer Service at 10:15 A.M.
Rev. Marvin Lindley
Time of Reflection by Mark Ennema and Troy Wolf
Organist: Barb Burns
Tricia Meendering, singing: "I Can Only Imagine" and "I'll See You Again"
Accompanist: Wil George
Congregational Song: "What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
Dan Hall, singing: "Amazing Grace"
CD by Willie Nelson: "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Brent Ruyter, Mark Ennema, Fred Hilbrands
Paul Snip, Leroy Korbyn, Dan Hall
East Lawn Cemetery, Sheldon, Iowa
Following interment, the family invites all
for fellowship and lunch at the church.
Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service
Larry R. Andringa, Funeral Director