Jan Anthonie (John Anthony) van Engelenburg
Zoon van Evert van Engelenburg en Hendrikje Beijer, geboren 7-5-1886 Gelders Veenendaal , overleden 20-9-1943 USA IA Des Moines en begraven Oak Wood Cemetery
Trouwt Jannetje (Jennie) Roseboom, dochter van Ceel Roseboom en Heintje van den Brink, geboren 29-4-1890 Gelders Veenendaal , overleden 15-8-1976 USA IA Pella en begraven Oak Wood Cemetery
The daughter of Jella and Jacoba (Terlouw) Slings, she was born Jan. 22, 1916, in rural Prairie City. She attended rural Jasper County schools. On Jan. 17, 1945, she married John Van Engelenburg in Kellogg. She was a homemaker and helped her husband on the family farm. She was a meat cutter for Stockton's Super Valu in Newton.
Mrs. Van Engelenburg was an active member of Christian Reformed Church choir, chairperson of the church kitchen committee, a member of Jasper County Historical Society, Jasper County Conservation board and Mary Martha Circle. She was a lifelong resident of Jasper County and enjoyed gardening, cooking, making pies and the outdoors.
Survivors include two sons, Don (Vicki) Van Engelenburg of Champaign, Ill., and Jim and Rhonda Van Engelenburg of Newton; a grandson and granddaughter; one great-grandson; a sister, Betty (Dean) Ward of Newton; and two brothers, Hubert (Erma) Slings and Ed (Gertrude) Slings, all of Newton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a brother, John Slings.
Newton (IA) Daily News, Tuesday, May 10, 2005
Hattie was born on April 5, 1916, to Jan and Jennie Van Engelenburg on a farm near Otley, Iowa. On February 17, 1937, she married Marion Hulleman. Hattie was a farm wife for several years. Later, she did seasonal work at PAG and worked at Tyrrell's Coffee Shop in Monroe.
In 1957, Marion and Hattie purchased a small café in Monroe that became the Hulleman Lunch. When Marion died in 1968, Hattie continued to operate the café until 1988. Hattie was well known for her homemade pies, particularly banana cream. She would arrive at the café by 5 each morning to bake pies while at the same time preparing breakfast for early customers. It is estimated that she baked more than 30,000 pies in her 31 years in business.
Hattie was preceded in death by her husband, Marion; brother, John; and sister, Helen. She is survived by her sister, Eveline Meester of Lincoln, NE; son, Harold (Linda) of West Des Moines; daughter, Judy (Cecil) Neff of Monroe; four grandsons; and nine great-grandchildren. She will also be remembered by five nephews and one niece and their families. She will be missed by all.
The funeral will be on Wednesday, May 11, at 10:30 in the morning at the Monroe Presbyterian Church. Interment will be at Silent City Cemetery in Monroe. Following the burial, lunch and family visitation will be at the Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Monroe Presbyterian Church or the Hospice of Jasper County. Online condolences may be made to www.coburnfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Des Moines Register on May 10, 2011
Survivors are his wife, Hattie; a son Harold of Ames; a daughter, Mrs. Cecil (Judy) Neff of Monroe; two grandsons, Roger and Scott Neff, both of Monroe; a brother Rick of Otley; a sister, Carrie Hulleman of Otley; a neice and five nephews.
He was preceded in death by by his parents and a sister.
The son of Henry and Alice Heemstra Hulleman, he was born Nov. 22, 1912, in Monroe. He farmed for many years in the Monroe area and for the last 11 years operaed the Hulleman Lunch in Monroe. He had also been employed by the Ver Meer Company of Pella for the past year. Mr. Hulleman was married to Hattie Van Engelenberg Feb. 17, 1937, in Otley.