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KRUGER, Annie 1884-1983


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 7/8/2014 at 22:08:05

Annie Kruger, Age 98, Dies

Annie Kruger, age 98, of RR1, Parkersburg, died Wednesday evening, February 23, 1983 at Maple Manor Nursing Home, Aplington.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 26 at the Christian Reformed Church in Parkersburg with Rev. Harry Vanderaa officiating. Sharon Seehusen was organist and Janet Johnson and Marcia Allspach sang "Going Down The Valley" and "Safe In The Arms Of Jesus."

Casket bearers were Marlin Pruin, Dennis Eiklenborg, Fred Bolhuis, Kenneth Van Hauen, Keith Van Hauen and Kevin Kruger. Interment followed in the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church cemetery, rural Holland.

Annie, the daughter of Walter and Marie Hoyoung Stoppelmoor, was born in Grundy County near Wellsburg, October 29, 1884. She attended rural school near her home.

She was united in marriage to Chris Kruger at the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church on April 23, 1903. They farmed in Colfax township, then operated a meat market in Holland. They returned to farming on several farms south of Parkersburg in the Salem Lutheran and Stout area. She moved to her present farm after the death of her husband in 1941.

Annie suffered from an arthritic condition which rendered her bedfast for several years in her own home. She became a resident of Maple Manor in September of 1975.

She is survived by two sons: Klaas Kruger and Harm Kruger of RR1, Parkersburg; seven daughters, Mrs. Marie Pruis, New Hartford; Mrs. Berdene Bolhuis and Mrs. Leona Decknadel, both of Parkersburg; Jennie, Mrs. Jake Van Hauen, Holland; Gertie, Mrs. Elmer Eiklenborg, Dike; Ruth, Mrs. Kenneth Wendt, Parkersburg; and Anona, Mrs. Harley Knipfel, Ackley; four sisters, Mrs. Hannah Tapper, Mrs. Minnie Bates, and Mrs. Marie Pruisman, all of Webster City; and Mrs. Ruth Meyer of the state of Washington; seventeen grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sons, one in infancy, two sisters and three brothers.

Schwartz-Engelkes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 3 March 1983, pg 6


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