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VANHEIDEN, John 1878-1962


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/21/2010 at 11:13:26

Funeral Services For John VanHeiden Thursday Afternoon

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 25, at 1 p.m. at the family home and at 1:30 p.m. at St. Peter's Evangelical Reformed Church of Wellsburg for John Van Heiden who passed away Monday evening at his home in Aplington. The Rev. John Schortinghuis will officiate with burial in the church cemetery.

Mr. Van Heiden, the son of Seede and Anna Van Heiden, was born September 6, 1878 in German Township, Grundy county.

On February 15, 1906, he and Jennie Bruns of Aplington were married at the home of his parents. They lived for five years on a farm in German township and later lived on farms in Pleasant Valley township, until 15 years ago when they retired and moved into Aplington where they have since made their home.

Mr. Van Heiden is survived by his wife, Jennie; two daughters, Mrs. George (Anna) Willems of Ackley and Mrs. Earl (Alice) Vietor of Parkersburg; three sons, Ben of Wellsburg, Sam of Ackley and John of Aplington; 15 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Bert in May of 1957; three sisters and four brothers.

--The Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 25 January 1962, pg 1


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