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Olga Vonderohe


Posted By: Diana Diedrich (email)
Date: 11/24/2006 at 20:11:31

Olga E. Vonderohe, 86, formerly of New Albin, IA, died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at the Lutheran Home, Caledonia. She was born January 8, 1916, in Union City township, Iowa, to August and Ida (Kurk) Renk. On July 13, 1942, Olga married Carl Vonderohe at St. Johnís United Church of Christ, Wheatland, and he preceded her in death on September 18, 1993. Olga lived in the New Albin area for most of her life.
In addition to being a housewife, Olga worked at Northern Engraving in Lansing, IA for many years. She was a member of St. Peterís United Church of Christ in New Albin where she was active with the Womens Fellowship. Olga also enjoyed gardening, crocheting, cooking and canning.
Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy (Delmer) Ideker of Brownsville; two granddaughters; a great-granddaughter; a sister, Amanda Kruse of New Albin; and three sisters-in-law, Edna Renk, Marie Vonderohe, and Martha Vonderohe, all of New Albin.
In addition to her husband, Olga was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Alvin Renk.
Services were Sunday, June 16, at 2 pm at St. Peters United Church of Christ, New Albin. Rev. Paul Burgess and Rev. Phil Williams officiated with burial in St. Peterís Memorial Cemetery. Friends called at the New Albin Townhouse and Chapel on Saturday from 5-7 pm and at the church on Sunday from 1 pm until the time of service. The Haugen-Roble-Jandt Funeral Home, Caledonia, was in charge of arrangements.

Caledonia Argus 18 Jun 2002


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