About Us


Larry Andringa is a licensed and professional funeral director. He has a license to practice in Iowa and Minnesota. Larry received his education from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Chicago, Illinois, graduating in 1981. Larry has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with a minor in Theology from Westmar University in LeMars, Iowa. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1974-1978.

Larry and Lavonne moved to Sibley in 1983 and opened Andringa Funeral Home. In 1991, they purchased Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in Sheldon. In 1994. they built Andringa Funeral Chapel in Ocheyedan, Iowa.

Larry is a member of the Iowa Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. He is also a member of the International Order of the Golden Rule, which selects outstanding funeral homes that have demonstrated their commitment to the funeral industry through dedicated service and a high awareness of the needs of their communities. Once a funeral home is selected for membership to the Order of the Golden Rule, they must continue to provide quality service to retain their membership. This assures the public that O.G.R. members are professional with the highest standards of conduct.