KRUGER, Klaas 1904-1987
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Date: 11/1/2012 at 12:36:53
Klaas Kruger Services Held
Klaas C. Kruger of RR1, Parkersburg, passed away at 5:35 a.m. on Sunday, March 15, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, where he had been a patient for the past two weeks. He had suffered from a long time illness.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Christian Reformed Church in Parkersburg. Rev. Harry Vanderaa officiated.
Mrs. Charlene Kramer was the organist. Janet Johnson and Marcia Allspach sang "We Are Going Down The Valley" and "Where The Roses Never Fade." The recessional hymn was "What A Friend We Have In Jesus."
Casketbearers were Kenneth VanHauen, Keith VanHauen, Dennis Eiklenborg, Kevin Kruger, Marlin Priun, Fred Bolhuis and Chris Bolhuis.
Interment was in the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church Cemetery, rural Holland.
Mr. Kruger was born December 13, 1904, in Beaver township, Grundy county, south of Stout, the son of Chris and Annie Stoppelmoor Kruger. He attained the age of 82 years, three months and two days.
He attended rural school. He was employed as a farmhand as a young man, and in 1942, along with his brother, Harm, they purchased their present farm, northwest of Parkersburg. Klaas really enjoyed farming.
He was a member of the Christian Reformed Church in Parkersburg, and had served as both Deacon and Elder.
Mr. Kruger is survived by his brother, Harm Kruger of R1, Parkersburg; seven sisters, Mrs. Marie Pruin of New Hartford, Mrs. Berdine Bolhuis, Mrs. Leona Decknadel and Ruth, Mrs. Kenneth Wendt, all of Parkersburg; Jennie, Mrs. Jake VanHauen of Holland, Gertie, Mrs. Elmer Eiklenborg, and Anona, Mrs. Harley Knipfel of Ackley; and by several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one infant brother and one brother, Chris.
Schwartz-Engelkes Funeral Home of Parkersburg was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 26 March 1987
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