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HOOK, Harm G. 1905-1982


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/5/2013 at 06:21:24

Harm G. Hook, Age 77, Dead

Harm G. Hook, age 77, passed away at 1 p.m. Sunday, February 28, 1982 at the Marshalltown Area Community Hospital where he had been a patient since February 21.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 2 at 1:30 p.m. at the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church with the Rev.Jerry Van Curler officiating. Mrs. Tom Simms sang "How Great Thou Art" and "What A Friend We Have In Jesus." She was accompanied by Mrs.Larry Stahl. Mrs. Simms also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

Casket bearers were Lowell Riekena, Carroll Stahl, Dennis Hook, Sherman Hook, Allen Cramer and Don Stahl. Harry Ascher and Herman Akkerman served as ushers. Mrs. Annette Flater and Mrs. John Rhoads were in charge of the floral arrangements.

Burial was in the Colfax Center Cemetery, rural Holland. Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal service for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshment.

Mr. Hook was born on January 17, 1905 in Colfax Township, Grundy County, Iowa, the son of George and Minnie Getting Hook. He attained the age of 77 years, one month and 11 days. He grew up in the Colfax area. On February 14, 1929 in the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church parsonage he was united in marriage to Martha Meester. After their marriage they farmed west of Colfax Center Church. He retired and moved and made his home in Holland on January 14, 1966. He was a member of the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church and served as Trustee, and was a past President of Colfax #9 School district.

He is survived by his wife, Martha of Holland; one son, Roger of RR1 Grundy Center; two daughters, Mrs. Gerald (Phyllis) Pies of Conrad and Mrs. Bob (Marcella) Knaack of rural Gladbrook; five grandchildren; and two brothers, Raymond Hook of Aplington and Alvin Hook of Grundy Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Fritz and Louie.

A memorial fund has been established. The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home, Grundy center, was in charge of the arrangements.

--newspaper clipping, source unknown


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