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REENTS, Tillie 1896-1976


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/18/2016 at 14:34:19

Mrs. Reents Is Interred Here

Mrs. Tillie Reents passed away early Wednesday morning, October 13, 1976, at the Maple Manor Nursing Home in Aplington due to carcinoma. She had been a patient at the nursing home since June 23, 1976. She reached the age of 80 years, 7 months and 28 days.

She was born on a farm in Shiloh Township southwest of Wellsburg on February 15, 1896, the daughter of Aldrich C. and Gertie (Eiten) Bunger. She attended the rural school in the area. On February 24, 1932, she was united in marriage to John Reents at the home of her parents. Following their marriage they made their home on the Bunger home place farm. In 1960 they retired from the farm and moved to Wellsburg to make their home.

Mrs. Reents was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg having made confession of her faith in Jesus Christ on March 12, 1919. She was a member of the Ladies Guild for many years.

Preceding her in death were: her parents, 1 daughter in infancy, 2 sisters: (Gertie), Mrs. Ben Eiten and (Eita), Mrs. Odie H. Nederhoff.

Those left to mourn her passing are: her husband, John Reents, 1 son, Bernard Reents of Wellsburg; 1 daughter (Harriet), Mrs. Marlen Berghuis of Wellsburg; 9 grandchildren: 2 brothers: Coert A. Bunger of Wellsburg; Lambert A. Bunger of Wellsburg and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Reents were held Friday, October 15, 1976 at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church. Rev. Leslie Kuiper officiated. The messengers, Richard Schafer, Lary Riebkes, Arnold Eiten and Melvin Haupt sang two selections accompanied by Mrs. LuRay Meyer. Miss Elizabeth Eekhoff was organist. Mrs. Roy deNeui and Mrs. Tielko H. Bunger were flower attendants. Pallbearers were Henry O. Nederhoff, George P. Nederhoff, Arthur L. Nederhoff, Marvin Nederhoff, Paul Van Soelen, and Kenneth L. Bunger. Interment was made in the First Christian Reformed Church Cemetery. Doyen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 21 October 1976, sec 2, pg 1


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