VANLOH, Hattie 1903-1947
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Mrs. John H. Van Loh, Jr., 43, Monday at the hospital in Hampton after week's illness of uremic poisoning; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben J. Dirksen; born Nov. 24, 1903, at Lennox, S.D.; leaves husband, two daughters, Viola Mae, 6, and Mary Ann, 4, and mother and father of Hurley, S.D.; also two sisters, Mrs. Swance Koenen of Hampton and Mrs. Ernie Jacobson of Lennox, S.D.; and one brother, Juren, Hurley, S.D.; sister preceded her in death; funeral Friday at East Friesland Presbyterian church northwest of Wellsburg, burial in church cemetery.
--Waterloo Daily Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 29 January 1947, pg 6
Obituary Mrs. John Van Loh
Mrs. John H. Van Loh, nee Hattie Dirksen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben J. Dirksen, was born November 24, 1903, at Lennox, South Dakota. She grew to young womanhood in South Dakota, and then came with her parents to Hardin county, Iowa. Nov. 20, 1930, she was married to John H. Van Loh. Together they made their home on a farm in Grundy county. From childhood on she was instructed in the Christian religion, and was always faithful in attending Sunday school and church services. She joined the East Friesland Presbyterian church with her husband on March 1, 1931, and remained a faithful member until her departure from this life.
Mrs. Van Loh was called to her eternal reward on Monday, Jan. 27, 1947, at about 1:30 in the afternoon. Her departure came after a severe illness of about ten days, during which time she was in the hospital at Hampton. She attained the age of 43 years, 2 months and 3 days.
She leaves to mourn her death her deeply bereaved husband, John H. Van Loh; two daughters, Viola Mae and Mary Ann; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben J. Dirksen of Hurley, South Dakota; two sisters, Mrs. Swannie Koenen of Hampton, and Mrs. Ernie Jacobs of Davis, So. Dak.; one brother, Jurren, of Hurley, So. Dak., besides a host of relatives and friends. One sister, Bena, preceded her in death.
The relatives are deeply grateful to all who have stood by them during this time of sorrow and for the many kind expressions of sympathy.
--The Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 6 February 1947, pg 9
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