AHRENDT, Robert 1928-2004
AHRENDT, RENTSCHLER, DYKSTRA, KRUSE
Posted By: Diane M Scott (email)
Date: 7/21/2014 at 15:23:50
Robert Ahrendt – December 17, 1928 – January 9, 2004
INWOOD, Iowa -- Robert "Bob" Ahrendt, 75, of Inwood, formerly of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Fellowship Village in Inwood.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Inwood, with the Rev. John Wolf officiating. Burial will be in Hills of Rest Cemetery, Sioux Falls. Visitation with the family present will be 3 to 5 p.m. today at Porter Funeral Home in Inwood.
Bob was born Dec. 17, 1928, south of Rock Valley, Iowa, the son of George and Cora (Rentschler) Ahrendt. The family moved north of Inwood on Feb. 22, 1944.
He married Gertrude "Trudy" Dykstra in August 1952. He farmed near Inwood, Hudson, S.D., and Hills, Minn., before moving to Sioux Falls. He worked for the Sioux Falls Stockyards, All American Transport and Stone Container before retiring in 1992. He moved to Fellowship Village on Dec. 7, 2001.
He is survived by a son, Paul Ahrendt and a step-granddaughter, Erica Mays, both of Sioux Falls; a daughter, Nancy Hoyme of Pierre, S.D.; two granddaughters, Nicole of Belle Fourche, S.D., and Jessica of Boulder, Colo.; a grandson, Michael of Pierre; three brothers and their wives, Vernon and Virginia of Sacramento, Calif., Kenneth and Mary and George Jr. and Lazetta, all of Inwood; a sister, Ruth Kruse of Hills, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Ahrendt , twin grandsons, Jonathon and Andrew Hoyme; and a brother-in-law, Edwin Kruse.
Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, South Dakota, January 10, 2004
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