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DENEUI, Sander 1896-1968


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/22/2014 at 19:52:58

Wellsburg Justice Of Peace Dies At County Hospital

Shiloh Township Justice of the Peace, Sander DeNeui died at 8:30 a.m. Sunday in Grundy County Memorial Hospital of complications following a stroke he suffered at his home in Wellsburg last Wednesday night.

He had been justice of the peace since 1941, a total of 27 years.

Funeral services were held at 1:15 p.m. this Wednesday at the Doyen Funeral Home, and later at the Second Christian Reformed Church in Wellsburg. The Rev. John H. Elenbaas officiated.

Burial was in the Shiloh township cemetery at the south edge of Wellsburg.

Pall bearers were John Heinrich, Ray Toomsen, Henry W. Ross, Dick Riekena, Harold O. Fischer and Elmer Fritzel. Special music for the service was provided by vocalists Mrs. Harold O'Kones and Mrs. Wilbur Knock, organist Mrs. Wilbur Knock and pianist Mrs. Ray Toomsen. Mrs. Herman Hippen and Mrs. Fred Wubbens were flower attendants.

Mr. DeNeui, 72, was born August 16, 1896, on a farm northwest of Wellsburg in Hardin county, the son of Dick and Minnie Luitjens DeNeui. He attended rural school in the area.

On July 3, 1922, he was married to Rena Hook in Wellsburg by Rev. C. Holtropp. Mrs. DeNeui passed away February 20, 1963.

He was a veteran of World War I, having entered the army on September 6, 1918. He spent 10 months in France. Following his discharge he returned to the home farm.

For many years he was engaged in the auto repair business, and in the later years he had a lawn mower sales and service in his garage. He was active in his repair shop until the day of his stroke.

He was active in the American Legion, the World War I Veterans Organization, and was a Justice of the Peace for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Rena, 1 brother and 2 sisters--Mrs. Flora Buskohl, Henry DeNeui and Mrs. Rena Eberline.

He leaves to mourn his passing one son, Maynard of Fulton, Missouri, 2 granddaughters and 1 grandson, 2 sisters and 3 brothers: (Hannah), Mrs. Henry Anderson of Wellsburg, Dickie DeNeui of Wellsburg, Lee DeNeui of Grundy Center, Noble DeNeui of Wellsburg, (Lucille), Mrs. Arend Christians of Wellsburg and a host of other relatives and friends.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 November 1968, pg 1, 8


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