Willem (William) Van Roekel
Zoon van Geurt van Roekel en Jantje (Jennie) Pothoven, geboren 11-12-1884 23:00 Ede , vertrekt 23-7-1892 naar de USA, overleden 10-9-1952 en begraven USA IA Hawarden Grace Hill Cemetery
Trouwt Willempje (Minnie) van Roekel, dochter van Eduard (Edward) van Roekel en Maria Schuurman, geboren 8-1-1887 14:30 Bennekom , overleden 1-12-1959 USA IA Sioux Co Hawarden en begraven bij haar man
Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Van Roekel, 72, who died at a Cherokee hospital
last Tuesday, were held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Barnard Funeral home.
Rev. C. E. Custer, pastor of the First Methodist church, officiated with burial in Grace
She suffered a stroke some time ago and had been in the state hospital at Cherokee until her death.
Mrs. Van Roekel, longtime resident of this vicinity, was born January 8, 1887, in H'land. One of nine children, she came to the United States with her parents at the age of 3 and settled at Sioux Center. Four of her brothers, Garret, Steve, William and Arnold, and one sister, Johanna, and her parents proceeded her in death.
Following her marriage to William Van Roekel she resided on a farm near Hawarden. After his death six years ago she moved into town. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Grace Van Houten of Marshall Minn.; a son, John Van Roekel of Valley Springs, S.D.; two sisters, Mrs. Hattie Van Raalte of Rock Rapids and Mrs. Grace Overman of Salem, Ore., and a brother, Henry Van Roekel of Lennox, S.D.
Funeral services for G. Van Roekel, 67, who died Wednesday, September 10,
were held at the Frazier Funeral home at 2:30 p. m. Saturday and att 3 p. m.
in the Methodist church. Rev. B. Roy Brown officiated. Burial was in Grace
Mr. Van Roekel was born in Holland December 11, 1884, coming to America with his parents at the age of seven. Since coming to America he lived in Sioux county and for the past five years lived in Hawarden.
He is survived by the widow Minnie; one adopted daughter, Mrs. Marie van Houton of Balaton, Minn.; an adopted son, John of Valley Springs, S. D.; Bert of Alvord, Iowa, Geurt of Pocahontas, Iowa, Henry of Corsica, S. D.,Gerrit and Bernie of Worthington, Minn., Albert of Los Angeles, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Leonard Vos of Worthington, Minn., and mrs. Anna Top of Spokane, Wash., and five grandchildren.