Funeral services for Jo Van Ekeren, age 86 of Pella, will be held Friday, October 16, 2009 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Pella. A luncheon will follow the funeral service. Interment will be made in the Graceland Cemetery at Pella. Visitation will begin Thursday afternoon at Van Dyk-Duven Funeral Home where the family will be present Thursday from 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred for Hospice of Pella.