LOGER, John 1899-1973
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Date: 12/18/2016 at 09:54:48
John Loger Died Unexpectedly At His Home Mon.
John Loger was taken from this life very suddenly early Monday morning, July 9, 1973, at his farm home south of Wellsburg. Death was due to an apparent heart attack. He reached the age of 73 years, 7 months and 7 days.
He was born on a farm in Hardin County, near Cleves on Dec. 2, 1899, the son of John and Johanna (Murra) Loger. At the age of two, the family moved to the present farm south of Wellsburg. He attended the rural school in the area.
After the passing away of his parents, he and his brother Will continued to make their home on the farm south of Wellsburg.
John was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg having made confession of his faith in Jesus Christ on October 17, 1926. He served on the church consistory as an Elder.
Those preceding him in death were: his parents and one step-brother, Matthew Loger.
He leaves to mourn his passing, 2 brothers, Will Loger of Wellsburg; Matthew Loger of Holland; a sister-in-law, Mrs. (Alene) Matthew Loger of Holland; one niece and her family, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Simms and Lori of Grundy Center and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon, July 11, 1973, at 1 p.m. at the Doyen Funeral Home and at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church. Rev. Kasjen Tebben of Cedar Falls was officiating pastor. Music was given by the Messengers, Richard Schafer, Lary Riebkes, Melvin Haupt and Arnold Eiten. Miss Elizabeth Eekhoff was organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. Roger D. Meester and Mrs. Ronald Klaasen. Pall bearers were Kenneth Bunger, Alvin Blythe, August Haupt, Ronald Klaasen, Roger D. Meester and Basil Snyder. Interment was made in the First Christian Reformed Church cemetery.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 12 July 1973, sec 2, pg 1
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