HOOK, Harm R. 1883-1967
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Date: 3/3/2017 at 18:48:58
Harm R. Hook, Aplington, was born in Grundy county, Iowa, August 23, 1883.
On Feb. 15, 1915, he was united in marriage to Hilka Brass of Ackley. They farmed in Grundy county and in the Aplington community until they retired and moved to Aplington in 1940. Mr. and Mrs. Hook had the privilege of celebrating their golden wedding anniversary on Feb. 15, 1965.
After Mrs. Hook passed away May 10, 1965, Mr. Hook made his home at Reiners Nursing Home in Dumont.
On Saturday, June 24, he was afflicted with a stroke. He passed away on Wednesday evening June 28, 1967, at the Franklin General Hospital in Hampton at the age of 83 years, 10 months, 5 days.
He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, 3 brothers and 5 sisters.
Surviving are many nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday in the First Reformed church with the pastor, the Rev. William Kroon, officiating. Interment was in Pleasant Valley cemetery south of Aplington.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 6 July 1967, pg 8
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