Light Up A Life

Light Up A Life

The Light Up a Life memorial service for 2021 will be held in-person on Tuesday, December 7 at 6 pm at the Comfort House in Pella with an inclement weather date of December 14.

Watch Live on December 7!

Light Up a Life symbolizes and supports Hospice work by providing a visual reminder of your loved ones throughout the holidays. Lights on the tree are a memorial and represent contributions to support the mission of Hospice of Pella. It reflects the true spirit of Christmas giving throughout the season. Call 641-620-5050 for more information.

If you would like to donate this year's Light Up A Life, please fill in the registration form and return to Hospice of Pella.

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Rita Hoogheem, RN, Barb VanGorp, RN, and Karen Vink, CNA, share why they are are passionate about the work they do and the care they provide patients and families at the end of life.

Hospice Staff Share Words of Encouragement During the Holidays

Rita Hoogheem, RN, Barb VanGorp, RN, and Karen Vink, CNA, share words of encouragement to those who have experienced loss.

In Memory of John C. Roose

Mary Roose, along with two of her sons, Kevin and Mark, share memories of their husband and dad, John C. Roose, and the journey that lead them to the Comfort House at the end of his life.

In Memory of My Father 'Bud' by Denise Emal

Denise Emal shares the story of her father 'Bud' and how his journey ultimately led to the Comfort House in Pella, Iowa.

In Memory of My Father Harold by Randy Emal

Randy Emal shares the story of her father Harold and how his journey ultimately led to the Comfort House in Pella, Iowa.