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George Van Peursem

Landbouwer, zoon van Wouter van Peursem en Bartje van Steenbergen, geboren 2-8-1873 USA IA Pella, overleden 21-11-1945 USA SD Douglas County en begraven Grandview Cemetery

Trouwt 20-1-1904 Jakomina Vander Werff, dochter van Albert Vander Werff en Anna Pieternella Meyers, geboren 17-9-1880 USA IA Pella, overleden 22-2-1934 USA SD Douglas County en begraven Grandview Cemetery


  1. Walter Van Peursem, geboren 26-2-1904 USA IA, overleden 12-6-1919 USA SD Armour en begraven Douglas County Grandview Cemetery
  2. Albert Van Peursem, geboren 21-11-1908 USA SD Sully County, overleden 7-7-1967 USA SD Corsica en begraven Graceland Cemetery
    Trouwt 29-11-1933 USA SD Aurora Center Hariena (Rena) Groeneweg, dochter van Tony Groeneweg en Jacobje Kok, geboren 15-12-1912 USA TX Winnie, overleden 12-8-2014 USA SD Corsica en begraven Graceland Cemetery
  3. NN Van Peursem, levenloos geboren kind


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Gravestone of Albert and Hariena, obituary of Hariena

The Daily Republic Sunday, October 12, 2014

Corsica - Hariena "Rena" Van Peursem, 101, died at Good Samaritan Center in Corsica on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Funeral service will be Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Grace Reformed Church in Corsica with burial following in Graceland Cemetery in Corsica. Visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:30 AM at Grace Reformed Church in Corsica on Thursday, October 16, 2014. Arrangements by Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour.

Hariena Van Peursem was born on December 15, 1912 to Teunis and Jessie (Kok) Groeneweg in Winnie, TX. She grew up and attended school through grade 8 near Stickney, SD. She worked various places and made profession of her faith at Grandview Reformed Church. She married Albert Van Peursem on November 29, 1933. They farmed between Armour and Corsica until Albert was injured, after which they moved to an acreage northeast of Corsica. They moved to Corsica in 1960 where they operated a milk delivery route. Albert died on July 7, 1967. Hariena continued to deliver milk until 1979 when she moved to an apartment in Corsica. She worked as a waitress at Corsica Sale Barn for over 20 years and Corsica Bake Shop for several years. She was a member of Grace Reformed Church, various Ladies Bible Study Groups, and Graceland Cemetery Association. She enjoyed reading, traveling, coffee with friends and family, Birthday Club, and Card Club. Hariena moved to Leisure Living in Corsica in 2007. On May 25, 2012 she moved to Good Samaritan Center in Corsica.

She is survived by 2 children, Elaine (Bud) Wiebenga of Springfield, SD and Dean (Shirley) Van Peursem of Platte, SD, daughter-in-law, Hannah (Darrell) De Heer of Sioux Falls, SD, brother, Ben (Marlys) Groeneweg of Rock Valley, IA, 7 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Albert, son, Lyle on June 4, 2006, granddaughter, Marcia Sybesma, son-in-law, Stanley Sybesma, 4 brothers, Adrian, Arend, Henry, and Tony, and sister, Grace Kuyper.

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