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ANDREESSEN, Herman 1909-1978


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/11/2017 at 16:15:46

Funeral Service July 3rd For Herman Andreessen

Funeral services were held last Monday, July 3, 1978 for Herman Andreessen, 69, of 308 Division, Dike. Mr. Andreessen passed away at the Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls at 9:10 p.m. on Friday, June 30th. He had been a patient there for 12 days.

The 1:30 p.m. services were held in the Dike United Methodist Church with Rev. James Hanke, Jr. officiating. Mrs. Alice Mayer played organ interludes of "In The Garden" and "How Great Thou Art" and selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

Ushers for the afternoon were John Mulder and Russell Hohenberger. Flower attendants were Mrs. Ray Cirksena and Mrs. Burton Maurer. Casketbearers were Ray Cirksena, Burton Maurer, Meinard Koop, Jr., John Corrigan, Arnold Frey and Jerrold Christensen.

Burial was in the Stout Cemetery. Relatives and friends were invited to the Stout Reformed Church following the committal services for a time of fellowship and refreshments.

Herman Andreessen was born April 26, 1909 near Stout the son of Henry and Eske Foelricks Andreessen. He received his education in a rural school and then in the Stout School. He married Vera Wiltfang on February 27, 1936. She passed away in 1937. They were the parents of one daughter, Lois.

He was then married to Alice Martz on September 11, 1941. They are the parents of one daughter, Carol.

He was engaged in farming near Stout and New Hartford until retiring and moving to Dike in 1975. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of New Hartford.

He is survived by his wife, Alice; two daughters, Mrs. Lois Harms of St. Paul, Minn. and Mrs. Carol Kline of Ames; two brothers, Henry of Waterloo and William of rural Parkersburg; two sisters Mrs. Anna Juel of Stout and Mrs. Grace Arends of Grundy Center and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, two brothers and two sisters.

A memorial fund has been established.

The Dike Funeral Chapel who were in charge of the arrangements held viewing at the Chapel after 2 p.m. Sunday and on Monday until 11:30 a.m. when the casket was taken to the church.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 6 July 1978, pg 11


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