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NEVENHOVEN, Anna 1909-2004

NEVENHOVEN, MEESTER, BERGMAN

Posted By: Karen D-J (email)
Date: 11/13/2004 at 17:28:13

Anna Matilda Nevenhoven, age 95, of Parkersburg, Iowa, was born September 4, 1909, the daughter of Jacob and Susie (Meester) Bergman on a farm near New Hartford in Grundy County, Iowa. She received her education in the New Hartford School.

Anna was united in marriage with Charles Nevenhoven on January 17, 1934, in a church parsonage in Lenox, South Dakota. The couple farmed near New Hartford from 1934 until 1966. They moved to Grundy Center after they retired and later moved to Parkersburg in 1983. Anna had become a resident of Maple Manor in Aplington July 29, 2004. She was a life time member of the Reformed Church of Stout where she attended every morning and evening service until her health failed. She was active in the Women’s Guild and Dorcas Society. Anna was a farm wife and a homemaker and enjoyed watching her sons and later her grandchildren, play sports in high school and in college. Later when they coached, she continued to follow their teams. Anna and Charlie were Fan’s of the Year for Aplington High School in 1988. In the past, she enjoyed bowling, bingo, attending craft fairs and selling crafts.

Anna died Wednesday, October 20, 2004, at Maple Manor Village, Aplington, Iowa, of natural causes.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Nevenhoven on January 5, 1989; her parents; four sisters, Martha Boelman, Ella Dreesman, Hannah Miller and Henrietta Bergman; and seven brothers, Jake, Hillard, George, Joe, Andrew, Theodore and William Bergman.

She is survived by two sons, Duane (Sally) Nevenhoven and Kenneth (Christie) Nevenhoven; four grandsons, Greg (Melody) Nevenhoven, Todd (Melissa) Nevenhoven, Christopher (Cinderella) Nevenhoven and Jonathan Nevenhoven; seven great-grandchildren, Tyler, Tayler, Courtney, Madison, Ivy, Quinten and Belen; one sister, Rose (George) Pothast; two sister-in-laws, Henrietta Nevenhoven and Marian Bergman; one brother-in-law, William Dreesman; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services were held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 23, 2004 at the Reformed Church of Stout, Stout, Iowa with Rev. David Powers officiating. The organist was Darlys Wiese. Congregational Hymns were “What A Friend We Have In Jesus,” “How Great Thou Art” and “The Old Rugged Cross.” Honorary Casketbearers were her grandsons, Greg Nevenhoven, Todd Nevenhoven, Christopher Nevenhoven and Jonathan Nevenhoven. Casketbearers were Jake Bergman, Harlan Bergman, Robert Bergman, Alvin Miller, Ron Nevenhoven and Larry E. Ressler. Interment was in Stout Cemetery, Stout, Iowa. Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home, Parkersburg, was in charge of arrangements.


 

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