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John Van Zyle (1864-1925)

VAN ZYLE, WEGGEN, MUELLER, BUKENHORST, KOBES, FREERS

Posted By: CJeanealogy (email)
Date: 3/14/2020 at 17:40:29

April 18, 1925 Muscatine Journal and News Tribune:
TYPHOID CAUSES VAN ZYLE DEATH
WAS A RESIDENT OF MUSCATINE FOR 42 YEARS
Was Well Known in State as a Cultivator of Pansy Plants--Funeral Services Will be Monday.
John Van Zyle, a resident of Muscatine for more than 42 yearas and a postal employee for 29 years, died at his home, 986 Newell avenue, this morning at 11:30 after an illness of almost seven weeks. Typhoid fever caused his death.
Mr. Van Zyle was born in Holland, Aug. 10, 1864, and came to this country and directly to Muscatine in 1883, making his home here since. He married Miss Tillie Weggen, April 10, 1888 and she preceded him in death eight years. He was united in a second marriage, Nov. 3, 1917, to Mrs. Katy Mueller. He is survived, besides his wife, by two daughters, Mrs. Chester Freers of Los Angeles, and Miss Pauline at home; one stepson, Harold Mueller; one brother, William of Muscatine; two sister, Mrs. John Bukenhorst of Cawker, Kas., and Mrs. Garrett Kobes of Granger, Wash.
Mr. Van Zyle was well known in the state for his cultivation of pansy plants. He was a member of the Homesteaders, A.O.U.W. and Yeomen lodges.
Funeral services will be Monday afternoon, but the time and place have not yet been decided.

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