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JASPERS, Stena 1905-2000


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/14/2014 at 08:50:58

Stena Jaspers, 94, of Steamboat Rock, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2000, at the Presbyterian Village in Ackley of congestive heart failure.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 16, at 10 a.m. at the East Friesland Presbyterian Church, rural Ackley. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Pastor Randy Russom officiated.

Pallbearers were Ernest Kruse, Ivan Jaspers, Leonard Oelmann, Donald Oelmann, Harold Jaspers and Leo Yantis.

Stena was born on May 30, 1905, the daughter of Haje and Henrietta (Kurtzleben) Kruse in Grundy County. She was united in marriage to Okko Jaspers on Sept. 25, 1925, in Grundy County. They farmed all their married life in rural Steamboat Rock. She was a member of the East Friesland Presbyterian Church and the ladies guild.

Survivors include her daughter, Delores of Presbyterian Village in Ackley; son, Alle Jaspers and wife Virginia of Steamboat Rock; two grandchildren, Allen Jaspers and wife Jacki of Wellsburg and Vaughn Jaspers of Cedar Rapids; and three great-grandchildren, Austin, Jay and Anna Jaspers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Okko in 1975; her parents; two sisters, Ella Miller and Martha Ruter; five brothers, Harm, Thomas, Albert, Jake and Cornelius Kruse; and two granddaughters, Linda Kay and Valinda Ann Jaspers.

The Doyen-Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg was in charge of the arrangements.

--newspaper clipping, source unknown


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