SEEHUSEN, Rose 1915-2004
SEEHUSEN, EVERTS, MULLER
Posted By: Karen D-J (email)
Date: 11/13/2004 at 15:54:50
Rose Seehusen, age 89, of the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Facility and formerly of Parkersburg, Iowa, was born the daughter of Jacob K. and Grace Everts Muller in Grundy Center, Iowa on March 14, 1915. She received her education in a country school near the family home in Grundy County.
Rose was united in marriage with Dick Seehusen on January 20, 1938, in the home of her parents. After their marriage, the couple lived and farmed near Fern and Dike. Rose helped with the farming and raised chickens. In 1987, they moved into Parkersburg. She was a lifetime member of the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church where she was active in the Women’s Guild, until she was unable to help. She also belonged to the Fern Neighborhood Club. Rose was known for her cooking and baking. Her family especially loved her great pies. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and babysitting for the grandchildren. A highlight for her was a trip to Germany in 1983.
Rose died Friday, May 21, 2004, at Grundy County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Facility in Grundy County, Iowa, of natural causes.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Grace Willms, Alice Muller, Annie DeVries and Freeda Muller; two brothers, Klaas J. Muller and Jake Muller.
She is survived by her husband, Dick Seehusen and two sons, LaVerne (Dorothy) Seehusen and Larry (Linda) Seehusen; one daughter, Shirley (Louis) Schildroth; eight grandchildren; two step-grandsons; eight great-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services were held Sunday, 1:30 p.m., at the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church, rural Holland, Iowa with burial in the church cemetery, Holland, Iowa with Rev. Russell Muilenburg officiating. Organist was Cathy Meyers. Vocalist Gloria Willms sang “Oh, That Will Be Glory” and “Where The Roses Never Fade.” Congregational Hymn was “What A Friend We Have In Jesus.” Casketbearers were Eldon Muller, Virgil Muller, Dean Willms, Calvin Muller, Alan DeBerg and Kendall Tjepkes. Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home, Parkersburg, was in charge of arrangements.
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