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EIKLENBORG, Hazel 1920-2012


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/26/2013 at 07:40:25

Hazel Eiklenborg, age 92, of Stout, Iowa, was born on October 9, 1920, the daughter of Hilko and Stina (Berends) Oldenburger, on the family farm north of Parkersburg. She attended rural school near their home.

On December 13, 1946, Hazel Oldenburger was united in marriage with Frank Fred Eiklenborg in the parsonage of the Christian Reformed Church in Parkersburg, Iowa. Following their marriage, they made their home on a farm near Stout, Iowa and moved into Stout in 1976. Hazel enjoyed living on the farm and helping Frank with farming and chores. She also worked at U.N.I. for 17 years in housekeeping.

She faithfully attended the Christian Reformed Church. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery work, crocheting, and making quilts, especially for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Hazel died Saturday, December 8, 2012, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo of pancreatic cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, on March 9, 1999; her parents; a brother, Bob Oldenburger; and a sister-in-law, Betty Oldenburger.

Hazel is survived by one daughter, Mary (Larry) Johnson of Clarksville; five grandchildren, Julie (Chris) Sharp of Parkersburg, Beth (Mike) Holder of Cedar Falls, Neal (Virginia) Johnson of Waterloo, Jay Johnson and Daniel Johnson both of Clarksville, IA; four great-grandchildren, Alec & Lexi Johnson, and Noah & Anna Holder; two brothers, Everett Oldenburger of Parkersburg, and George (Marjorie) Oldenburger of Parkersburg; and one sister, Ena Potthoff of Vinton, IA; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at the Christian Reformed Church in Parkersburg, with burial in the Stout Cemetery in Stout, Iowa.

Visitation will be from 4 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home in Parkersburg, (319)346-1534, and one hour before services at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the family, Christian Reformed Church or Cedar Valley Hospice.

--Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home (www.redman-schwartz.com)


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