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DENEUI, Henry 1900-1959


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/3/2013 at 17:10:55

Henry deNeui Loses Life in Accident Fri.

Henry deNeui was fatally injured Friday afternoon when he became entangled in the power takeoff of a tractor while combining soybeans on his farm northwest of Wellsburg. His death was attributed to strangulation. Abe Murra and his son Clarence came upon the scene of the accident at about 3 p.m. as they were returning home after attending a sale in Ackley. Mr. deNeui was dead when they arrived. They summoned Dr. Meyer and notified Mrs. deNeui and others.

Funeral services were held Monday, October 19 at 1:30 p.m. at the home and at 2 p.m. at the Second Christian Reformed Church, with the Rev. Carl Toeset officiating.

Music was furnished by a men's quartet composed of Warren Anderson, Leland Luwe, Willis Nederhoff, and Henry Vanderzyden, who sang "Abide with Me" and "Near the Cross", accompanied by Mrs. Leland Luwe. Mrs. Wilbur Knock was organist. Mrs. Edward Mennenga and Mrs. Abe W. Jaspers were flower attendants. The pallbearers were Gerald Baker, Gratus Geerdes, Jones Geerdes, Jans Mennenga, Abe H. Jaspers and Henry E. Nederhoff. Interment was in the Shiloh Cemetery in Wellsburg.

Mr. deNeui was born to Mr. and Mrs. Dick deNeui June 14, 1900, in Shiloh township. He attended the rural school. Between the years 1923 and 1927 he served in the U.S. Navy.

On August 23, 1934, he and Emma Riekena were united in marriage at the East Friesland Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Engelke. To this union one daughter, Joan, was born. Mr. and Mrs. deNeui spent all their married life on the farm in Clay township, Hardin county.

Mr. deNeui attended the Second Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg.

Surviving are his wife; his daughter Joan; three sisters and four brothers. Flora (Mrs. Buskohl), Sander, Hannah (Mrs. Henry Anderson), and Dickie, all of Wellsburg; Lee, of Holland; Noble and Lucille (Mrs. Arend Christians) of Wellsburg.

Mr. deNeui was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Rena (Mrs. Ford Eberline), in 1945.

--The Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 22 October 1959, pg 1


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