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HOOK, Minnie 1889-1981


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/2/2017 at 06:53:10

Family Mourns Passing Of Minnie Hook

Mrs. Minnie Hook passed away at 6:25 Monday evening, June 22, 1981, at the Maple Manor Nursing Home in Aplington due to a heart attack. She reached the age of 91 years, 7 months and 29 days.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 25, 1981 at 1:30 p.m. at the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church northeast of Wellsburg. Rev. Jerry Jordan was officiating pastor. Mrs. Jordan was the soloist accompanied by Mrs. Edward Sietsema, organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. Fred Eiten and Mrs. Roy deNeui. Pall bearers were Larry Rewerts, Ervin Rewerts, Merle Ridder, Harold Kruse, Sidney Penning and Larry Lindeman. Interment was held in the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church cemetery. Doyen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Minnie was born on October 23, 1889 in Pilsum, Ostfriesland, Germany the daughter of John and Jennie (Tefeiel) Haan. When Minnie was three years old the family came to America and settled in Minnesota for a short time. They then moved to Iowa and made their home in the Aplington area. She attended the rural school in the area. On February 21, 1912, she was united in marriage to Henry H. Hook at Aplington. Following their marriage they lived on a farm north of Wellsburg for 24 years.

In 1937 they purchased a farm and lived there until December of 1944, at which time they retired and moved to Wellsburg to make their home. Her husband passed away on April 6, 1967. She became a resident of Maple Manor on February 15, 1981.

Mrs. Hook was a long-time member of the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church of Wellsburg and also belonged to the Ladies Aid Society of the church.

Preceding her in death were: her parents, her husband, five sisters and three brothers.

Those left to mourn her passing are: two daughters and one son, Mrs. Anna Ridder of Wellsburg, John A. Hook of Aplington, Mrs. Melvin (Jennie) Rewerts of Aplington; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 2 July 1981, sec 2, pg 1


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