WUBBENS, George 1875-1935
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/19/2014 at 09:33:23
George Wubbens Dies At Woodward on Tuesday
George Wubbens died at the state institution at Woodward, Iowa, on Tuesday after an illness of ten days. The remains were brought to the home at Wellsburg Tuesday afternoon.
Funeral services will be held at the home at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon and later at the Christian Reformed church. Burial will be in the cemetery adjoining the church.
George Wubbens was 60 years old. He had made his home the greater share of his life in this part of the county until he was taken to Woodward for care and treatment eleven years ago last spring.
Surviving are the wife, two daughters and three sons. The daughters are Mrs. Floyd Weber, Iowa Falls, and Carrie, who is at home. The sons are John, Clarence and Fred.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 22 August 1935, pg 4
George Wubbens Funeral Services Were On Friday
Funeral services for George Wubbens, who died Tuesday, August 20, at the state hospital at Woodward, where he had been a patient for eleven years, were held last Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Wubbens home, followed by services at the Second Christian Reformed church, the pastor, Dr. John C. DeKorne, officiating. Burial was made in the Shiloh cemetery at Wellsburg.
The pallbearers were: John Aukes, S. D. Aukes, Helmer Molendorp, Martin Molendorp, Dick Huisman and M. J. Huisman.
Relatives and friends from a distance to attend the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. John Hayenga and Will Hayenga of Rushmore, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Pete Vanderwerf and Mr. and Mrs. Will Vanderwerf and family of Springfield, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wieland and Mr. and Mrs. Claus Wieland of Heron Lake, Minn.; Mrs. Kate Miller and Miss Jennie Hayenga of Ackley, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Ebbe Hayenga, Bertha and Cornelius of Forreston, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. Anton Wieland and son of Britt, Iowa; Mrs. Clarence Steinhart and son of Hampton, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. John Harken and son, Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Harken, Mr. and Mrs. Abram Roelfs, Mrs. Isbrand Harken, all of Austinville, Iowa; Mrs. Anna Muller and daughter Anne, Mr. and Mrs. Will Weber and son George, Miss Alma Carstens, all of Ackley, Iowa; Mrs. B. B. Lindaman, Miss Nellie Zindler, Mr. Henricus Groeneveld, Mr. and Mrs. Jans Groeneveld, Mrs. John Groeneveld, all of Aplington, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. John Trey and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Trey of Parkersburg, Iowa.
George D. B. Wubbens was born April 4, 1875, in Bunde, Ostfriesland, Germany. When he was seven years old he came to the United States to the J. J. Groeneveld home near Aplington, Iowa, where he grew to manhood.
On September 28, 1899, he was united in marriage to Hattie Hayenga. They made their home near Wellsburg until March, 1924, when they moved to town. Shortly thereafter he was taken to the state hospital at Woodward, Iowa, for care and treatment. About ten days ago he was taken ill with yellow jaundice and passed away Tuesday afternoon, August 20, 1935, at two o'clock. He reached the age of 60 years, 4 months, and 16 days.
He leaves to mourn his death his widow and five children; John, Fred, and Carrie at home, and Clarence and Tena (Mrs. Floyd Weber) at Iowa Falls, Iowa.
--The Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 28 August 1935, pg 1
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