VANHAUEN, Trena 1909-1991
VANHAUEN, MEESTER, PETERS
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Date: 1/15/2016 at 08:00:27
T. VanHauen Services Held
Mrs. Trena VanHauen was born November 4, 1909 in Colfax Township, Grundy County, the daughter of John and Antje Peters Meester. She passed away Saturday, November 30 at the Grundy Care Center in Grundy Center having attained the age of 82 years and 26 days.
Mrs. VanHauen attended country schools in Colfax Township. She was united in marriage to Henry G. VanHauen on November 18, 1930 in the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church. Together they farmed for 25 years near Wellsburg, Buck Grove, and Fern.
Mrs. VanHauen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Edward Lee; 1 great-grandchild, Dean Alan; and three brothers, John, Alfred, and Henry F. Meester.
Survivors include three daughters, Iva Dean (Mrs. Charles) Freese of Holland, Arlene VanHauen of Holland, and Beverly (Mrs. Paul) Meyer of Thornton, Colorado; one son, Leland and wife Pat of Parkersburg; 2 grandsons; 2 step-grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and 5 step-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Samuel (Etta) Schmitt of Dike.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 3 at the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church in rural Holland at 1:30 p.m. with John C. Frey officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Keith VanHauen, Curtis Meester, Merle Bakker, Larry Wiese, Dale VanHauen, and Kenneth VanHauen.
The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 5 December 1991, pg 6
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