---- — OSKALOOSA — Virginia Violet Sytsma, 85, of Oskaloosa, died April 16, 2013, at the Northern Mahaska Care Center in Oskaloosa.
Graveside funeral service and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Porter Grove Cemetery near Pella; with Pastor Dwayne Poe officiating. A procession will form at the Bates Funeral Chapel at 10:20 a.m. Saturday for those wishing to attend the ceremony.
Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Bates Funeral Chapel with the family present from 6-8 p.m. Friday to greet friends and relatives.
Memorials may be made to the Northern Mahaska Care Facility Activity Fund.