Danny Roelofs

Danny Roelofs

Danny Roelofs, 57, of Sioux Center, Iowa and formerly of Rock Valley, Iowa and Milaca, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
Danny was born March 4, 1956 in Princeton, the son of Ervin and Winnie (Robyn) Roelofs. He grew up on the farm near Milaca and attended country school and special education. At the age of 11, Danny began his schooling at Hope Haven in Rock Valley, Iowa. In 1978 he began working at Hope Haven in many different areas. He lived with families in Rock Valley and currently was living in Sioux Center.
Danny enjoyed his Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Twins, and also the Iowa Hawkeyes. He liked Special Olympics and bowling. His family in Minnesota, his Hope Haven family, and his many friends were very dear to him.
He is survived by his brothers H. Jay Roelofs of Alexandria, Tim and wife Lois Roelofs of Milaca, and Marvin Schruer of Milaca; sisters-in-law Myrna Schreur of West St. Paul and Nanci Roelofs of Blaine; also nephews and nieces Shelley, Kim, Curt, Michael, Misti, Troy, and Jessie; great-nephews and great-nieces; and all of his friends, community members, and the Hope Haven family, whom he loved so much.
Danny was preceded in death by his parents; brother Jim and his roommate Tom.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Christian Reformed Church in Pease with Rev. Robert DeYoung officiating. Burial will be in the Pease Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Memorials preferred to Hope Haven in Rock Valley, Iowa.

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