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BAKKER, Harm M. 1895-1964


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/20/2015 at 09:59:03

Harm Bakker Rites Held Saturday At Wellsburg Church

Funeral services for Harm Bakker, 68, were held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Beving Funeral Home and later at the First Christian Reformed church. Interment was made in the cemetery adjoining the church. Military services were conducted at the cemetery.

Rev. Bernard Visscher officiated at the services. Music was furnished by a quartet composed of Richard Schafer, Arnold Eiten, Melvin Haupt, and Larry Riebkes. Miss Elizabeth Eekhoff was organist. Mrs. George Blythe and Mrs. Claus B. Primus were flower attendants. Pall bearers were Harvey Eiten, Alfred Eiten, Willis Bakker, Lee Bakker, Manly Bakker and Edwin Bakker.

Harm Bakker was born on November 10, 1895 and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Menna J. Baker. He spent most of his life in this community. He entered the service of his country during World War I and shortly after his return he made profession of his faith. Much of his life was spent at the home of his brother, the late John M. Bakker. He also lived in Wellsburg for a number of years and at different rest homes. He died Thursday, July 23 at the Rest Haven, a Christian Home at Palos Heights, Illinois where he had been confined this year.

Preceding the deceased in death were his parents, also three brothers, William, John and Peter, also two sisters, Mary and Harmka.

Surviving are two sisters, Anna, Mrs. Arthur Cooper of Escondidio, Calif., and Minnie, Mrs. Arie Blom of Lansing, Illinois, and many nephews and nieces and other relatives and friends.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 30 July 1964, pg 9


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