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DENEUI, James 1896-1960


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/22/2014 at 19:01:41

James DeNeui, 64, Lifelong Resident, Buried on Friday

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the home and later in the Second Chr. Reformed church for James DeNeui, 64, lifelong Wellsburg area resident, who died last Tuesday afternoon of a heart attack at the Ben Wiltfang farm.

Rev. Carl Toeset officiated at the service. Burial was in the Shiloh township cemetery at the south edge of Wellsburg.

Special music for the service was provided by soloist Mrs. Clarence Beecroft. Mrs. Ray Toomsen was pianist and Mrs. Carl Toeset organist.

Pall bearers were Sander DeNeui, Dick DeNeui, Lee DeNeui, Abe DeNeui, Jay DeNeui and Roy DeNeui. Mrs. Ben Wiltfang and Mrs. John Snittjer served as flower attendants.

James DeNeui was born April 6, 1896, on a farm east of Wellsburg in Shiloh township, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin DeNeui.

He attended rural school in Shiloh township, and later was educated in the town school at Wellsburg.

On April 11, 1917, he was united in marriage to Ada Geiken, and one son Milton was born to this union. Mrs. DeNeui passed away June 4, 1924.

Five years later, on November 28, 1929, he was married to Gertrude Meyer, and to this union were born two children, Stella and Keith.

The deceased farmed in Shiloh township until the spring of 1956 when he retired and moved to Wellsburg.

At the organizational meeting of the Second Christian Reformed Church on October 9, 1919, James became a charter member of the new church. He continued as a member of the church in good standing.

He is survived by his wife; three children, Milton of Shell Rock; Stella (Mrs. Gordon Geerdes) of Wellsburg, and Keith of Farmington, New Mexico.

Also two sisters, Flora (Mrs. Charles Weakland) of Ashdown, Arkansas, and Mary (Mrs. Abe A. Jaspers) of Steamboat Rock; and one brother, Theodore, of New Hartford.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, his parents, and a brother, Thomas.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 10 November 1960, section 2, pg 4


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