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Vanderham, Henry J. 1892-1965

VANDERHAM, SCHIEUTER, POPKEN

Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 8/10/2015 at 22:39:33

Note: His mother's maiden name was Schieuter.

DEATH COMES TO H. J. VANDERHAM LAST THURSDAY

Rites Held Saturday For Lifelong Akron Area Resident

Henry J. Vanderham, a lifetime resident of Akron vicinity, passed away Thursday morning, February 11, at the Akron Hospital, after a brief illness, aged 72 years, 11 months, and 23 days.

Mr. Vanderham was born February 19, 1892, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Vanderham, early-day residents east of town. There he grew to manhood, and on December 12, 1917, was united in marriage with Marie K. Popken at Le Mars, Iowa. They engaged in farming east and southeast of Akron, except for about four years on a farm near Sioux Falls, S. D. They retired and moved to town only a few weeks ago.

In early youth he was baptized and confirmed in Trinity Lutheran church. Later in life he became an active and loyal member of Immanuel Lutheran church. He was held in high regard by the many who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Marie; two daughters, Mrs. Lowell Stinton of Le Mars; and Mrs Madeline Vanderham; one sister, Mrs. Ollie McGraw of Le Mars; a brother, Martin of Le Mars; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran church. Rev. David J. Roy officiating. Mrs. Mary Anderson was soloist and Mrs. Henning Shoulberg was organist. Casket bearers were Dale Huettmann, Leonard Klemme, Gordon Klemme, Raymond Tapper, Jack Henrich and Curtis Hanson. Interment was Riverside Cemetery.

Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, February 18, 1965
Akron, Iowa


 

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