HOOK, Ben H. 1874-1946
HOOK, HUENDLING, LUTTERMAN
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/23/2014 at 09:30:58
Ben H. Hook Dies At Hospital
Ben H. Hook died at the Deaconess hospital in Marshalltown at 8 o'clock Thursday evening. He had been in good health all of his life and had never before been attended by a physician until the beginning of his last illness which started on Dec. 19th when he was stricken with a heart attack. Other complications helped to make his condition serious from the beginning of his illness. On January 9th he was taken to the hospital for further medical treatment. He did not respond to the medical aid and he continued to get weaker until the end came.
Funeral services were held at the home Monday afternoon and later at the 2nd Christian Reformed church. The services were conducted by Rev. John Rubingh. Burial was in the Shiloh cemetery.
Mr. Hook would have been 72 years of age had he lived until June 18th. He was born in Shiloh township, Grundy county, and resided in that township during his entire lifetime.
Ben H. Hook was born in Shiloh township, son of Harm and Regina Hook, nee Huendling, on June 18, 1874. Before marriage he made his home with his parents on a farm in Colfax township. On May 30, 1900, he was united in marriage to Miss Maggie Lutterman. He took up farming two miles south and two miles east of Wellsburg. Here he resided with his family for 37 years. On March 1st, 1937, he and Mrs. Hook retired from farming and moved to their present home in Wellsburg.
Mr. Hook leaves to mourn his death, his widow; four sons, Herman, Gerald, Lester and Benjamin, all of Wellsburg; four daughters, Mrs. Sander DeNeui, of Wellsburg; Mrs. Wm. Ross, of Wellsburg; Mrs. Roy Huddleston, Decatur, Ill.; Mrs. Frank Arnduff, Terre Haute, Ind.; three brothers, George, Holland; Rudolph, Grundy Center; and Lupke, Aplington; 13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. One of the grandchildren, Cpl. Maynard DeNeui, is serving with the armed forces overseas in the Philippines. Besides the relatives, he also leaves a large circle of friends. His parents, one brother and one sister preceded him in death.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 17 January 1946, Wellsburg News, pg 9
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