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DUHN, Angeline 1925-2015

DUHN, RIEBKES, JANSSEN

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/18/2015 at 08:39:49

Angeline Murriel Harriet Duhn, 89, of Wellsburg, Iowa, died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Wellsburg Reformed Church in Wellsburg, Iowa, with Pastor Mark Andersen officiating. Burial will follow at West Friesland Cemetery rural Ackley. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the church. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Angeline Murriel Harriet was born April 17, 1925, in Wellsburg, Iowa, the daughter of Bert and Nancy (Janssen) Riebkes. She attended rural school in German Township known as Flowing Well School through the 8th grade. On December 11, 1943 Angeline married Harry Duhn, at the home of an Uncle and Aunt Bill Lindaman's in Wellsburg. Her husband Harry, worked as a farm hand for ten years and then farmed on their own. In 1985 they retired and moved to Wellsburg. She was a present member of the Wellsburg Reformed Church in Wellsburg and past member of West Friesland Church, where she was a catechism teacher for 20 years and took part in the volunteer choir. She enjoyed playing cards, puzzle books, watching college sports especially Iowa and Iowa State basketball and Chicago Cubs baseball. She loved to spend time with her family and friends.

Angeline is survived by children; Sheryl Van Pelt and husband Max of Marshalltown, LeAnn Brewer and husband Dennis of Colony, TX, Harold Duhn and his wife Julie of Eldora, IA, Alan Duhn and his wife Sheila of Cambridge, IA, Lynn Duhn and his wife Debra of Wellsburg, IA; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and a great-grandson due in April; sisters, Kathleen Gelder, Ruth Janssen and Judy Launderville; sister-in-law Dorothy Duhn.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harry; granddaughter, Jill Brewer; great-grandchildren, Conner and Jacy Grewell; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Don Murray; brothers-in-law, Robert Duhn, Henry Duhn and Leonard Gelder.

--Abels Funeral Homes (www.abelsfuneralhomes.com)


 

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