ARENDS, Joe J. 1910-1993
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/5/2017 at 20:53:27
Joe Arends Services Thurs.
Joe J. Arends passed away Sunday, October 17, at his home in rural New Hartford of natural causes, having attained the age of 83 years, 1 month and 11 days.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 21, at the Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Don Ringnalda officiating.
Pallbearers are Wayne Arends, Eldon Myers, Leonard Myers, Daryl Myers, Kenneth Luchtenburg and Kendall Luchtenburg.
Burial will follow at the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church cemetery in rural Holland.
A memorial fund has been established.
Joe was born September 6, 1910, in Grundy County the son of John J. and Kate (Poppen) Arends. He received his education in Grundy County Schools. He farmed in Grundy County for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Anna Raske, Martha Arends, and Lena Luchtenburg; and by three infant brothers.
Survivors include one brother, Ernest Arends and wife Minnie of Parkersburg; one sister, Lillian Myers of Parkersburg; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend Angelene Arends of Dike.
The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home, Grundy Center, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 21 October 1993, pg 3
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