WUBBENS, Hattie 1877-1952
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Date: 8/16/2012 at 06:50:51
Mrs. Hattie Wubbens Passed Away Monday Funeral Thursday
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon, May 29th at 1:00 p.m. at the John Boekhoff Jr. home and later at the Second Christian Reformed church for Mrs. Hattie Wubbens. Rev. John Olthoff will officiate at the service. Burial will be at the Shiloh township cemetery.
Mrs. Wubbens passed out of this life Monday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Floyd Weber at Ackley where she had been confined the past four months with an illness of carcinoma. For the past two weeks she had been bedfast.
On August 8, 1877 the deceased was born at Forreston, Illinois. She attained the age of 74 years, 9 months and 18 days.
Survivors include three sons and two daughters who are John, Fred and Mrs. John Boekhoff Jr. all of Wellsburg; Mrs. Floyd Weber of Ackley and Clarence Wubbens of Eldora. Four grandchildren also survive. Others mourning the loss of the deceased are four brothers and three sisters. They are George and Harm Hayenga both of Wellsburg; John and Will Hayenga both of Little Rock; Mrs. Kate Miller, Mrs. Arthur Schultz and Miss Tena Hayenga all of Ackley.
The husband, two sisters and the parents preceded the deceased in death.
--Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 29 May 1952, pg 1
Funeral Services For Mrs. Geo. Wubbens Held Last Thursday
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. at the home and later at the Second Christian Reformed church for Mrs. George Wubbens. Burial was in the Shiloh cemetery.
Mrs. George Wubbens, nee Hattie Hayenga, was born the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claus Hayenga, on August 8, 1877 near Forreston, Illinois. She accompanied her parents to Iowa at a rather early age and has lived in this vicinity since that time. In October of the year 1899, she was joined in marriage with George Wubbens. To this union five children were born, John of Wellsburg, Clarence of Eldora, Fred of Wellsburg, Tena (Mrs. Floyd Weber) of Ackley and Carrie (Mrs. John Boekhoff Jr.) of Wellsburg. There are also four granddaughters; Thelma and Marjorie Weber of Ackley and Barbara and Karol Wubbens of Wellsburg. Mrs. Wubbens also leaves to mourn her departure, four brothers; John and Will of Little Rock and Harm and George of Wellsburg; and three sisters; Mrs. Kate Miller, Mrs. Arthur Schultz and Tena Hayenga, all of Ackley. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and two sisters.
Mrs. Wubbens was a member of St. Peter's Evangelical Church and has attended the Second Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg since moving here.
Mrs. Wubbens enjoyed a fine reputation in the community. With the remarkable health and strength which God had given her, she performed a prodigious amount of labor. Mrs. Wubbens could always be expected to lend a helping hand.
Mid-summer of 1951 it became apparent that her health was beginning to fail. Since February of this year, she lived with her daughter, Mrs. Weber, who did much to make her last few months of life as comfortable as possible. The end of her earthly life came at 2 o'clock on the afternoon of Monday, May 26th.
Those attending the funeral were from Little Rock, Latimer, Waterloo, Aplington, Austinville and Ackley, Iowa; also Heron Lake, Minnesota; Springfield, Minnesota and Forreston, Illinois.
--Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 5 June 1952, pg 1
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