TIGGELAAR, Heiko 1895-1985
TIGGELAAR, BAAS, KUIPER
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/22/2017 at 09:21:01
Rites Held For Heiko Tiggelaar
Heiko Tiggelaar of Holland passed away at 4:50 p.m. on Friday, July 26, at the Long Term Care Unit of the Grundy County Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were held at the Christian Reformed Church in Holland on Monday, July 29, at 10:30 a.m. Rev. I. W. Meuzelaar officiated.
The congregation sang "What A Friend We Have In Jesus" and "How Great Thou Art." The accompanist was Mrs. Raymond Hinders, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.
The casket bearers were Julius Heikens, Virgil Getting, Leland Conradi, Dick Werkman, Eldon Klaassen and Alvin Stahl.
The ushers were Edwin Brower and Edward Schoolman. Mrs. Jack Westerman and Mrs. Virgil Getting were in charge of the floral arrangements.
Interment was in the Christian Reformed Church Cemetery, Holland.
Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshments.
Mr. Tiggelaar was born August 23, 1895, in the Netherlands, the son of Harm and Agnes Baas Tiggelaar. He attained the age of 89 years, 11 months and three days.
When he was 17 years old, he came to America and settled in the Holland area. On August 23, 1915, he was united in marriage to Rena Kuiper at the Colfax Center Church parsonage by Rev. Drake.
They lived all their married life in the Holland area. He worked for the Rock Island Railroad for 20 years, as a track maintenance man. On November 17, 1983, he became a resident of the Long Term Care Unit.
He was a long time member of the Holland Christian Reformed Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Rena; three daughters, Mrs. Cooley (Agnes) Hinders of Holland, Mrs. John (Betty) Seehusen of Grundy Center, and Mrs. Louie (Ann) Hutter of rural Sumner; two sisters, Henrietta and Trena of the Netherlands; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and by several nieces and nephews in the Netherlands.
A memorial fund has been established.
The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home of Grundy Center was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 1 August 1985, pg 7
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