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VANDERHOLT, Harm A. 1896-1978

VANDERHOLT, REIT, ENGELKES

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/21/2017 at 15:30:40

Harm VanderHolt Rites Thursday

Harm VanderHolt, 81, of Holland, died Monday afternoon at 1:40 in the Grundy County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Holland Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Karl Wiersum officiating. Burial will be in the Holland Christian Reformed Church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Fannie, two sons, John of Holland and Willard of Parkersburg, three daughters, Mrs. Ben (Wilhelmina) VanHove of Steamboat Rock, Mrs. Merle (Agnes) Meyer, R1, Grundy Center, and Harriet Onnen, Grundy Center; also 13 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He has one brother and one sister in the Netherlands.

A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A memorial fund has been established.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 26 January 1978, pg 8

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Harm VanderHolt Obituary

The funeral service for Harm VanderHolt, 81, was held Friday, January 27th at 1:30 p.m. in the Holland Christian Reformed Church. This was changed from Thursday due to the weather. Mr. VanderHolt died Monday, January 23, 1978 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital at 1:40. He had been a patient there since January 14th.

Rev. Karl Wiersum officiated. Mrs. Raymond Hinders played "The Old Rugged Cross" and "How Great Thou Art" as musical organ interludes. Pall bearers were Reiner Rindels, John R. Klosterboer, LaVern VanHauen, Raymond Hinders, Verne VanLengen, and Ralph Stickley. Edward Schoolman and Dale Weichers were ushers. Mrs. Harm Itzen and Mrs. Margaret Meyer took care of the floral arrangements. Burial was in the Holland Christian Reformed church cemetery.

He was born October 5, 1896, in the province of Groningen, Holland, the Netherlands, the son of Arent and Meitje Reit VanderHolt. Harm grew up in the Netherlands, and served in the Holland army 28 months. When he was 22 years old he came to America, and worked as a farm laborer in the Buck Grove area. On December 14, 1926 he was married to Fannie Engelkes at the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church parsonage. He farmed in the Buck Grove, Dike and Parkersburg areas. Harm became a naturalized American citizen April 3, 1939. He retired from farming in 1963 and in June 1965 the VanderHolt's moved to Holland. He was a member of the Holland Christian Reformed Church.

He is survived by his wife, Fannie, two sons, John of Holland and Willard of Parkersburg, three daughters, Mrs. Ben (Wilhelmina) VanHove of Steamboat Rock, Mrs. Merle (Agnes) Meyer, R1, Grundy Center, and Harriet Onnen, Grundy Center; also 13 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He has one brother and one sister in the Netherlands.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother. A memorial fund has been established. The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 2 February 1978, pg 8


 

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