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Leendert (Leonard) Roozeboom

Zoon van Hendrik Rozeboom en Everdina van Beekhuizen, geboren 1-6-1883 10:00 NL Ede [168], overleden 1966 en begraven USA IA Oskaloosa Forest Cemetery

Trouwt Mary T Geerling, dochter van Jacobus Geerlings en Petronella Baptist, geboren 15-6-1890, overleden 11-1982 en begraven bij haar man


  1. Evelyn Roozeboom, geboren 28-1-1917, overleden 10-11-1997 en gecremeerd en begraven USA IA Newton Union Cemetery
    Trouwt 15-5-1939 USA IA Oskaloosa Claron Burton (Mac) McCroskey, zoon van William Green McCroskey en Nellie Serena Albee, geboren 21-3-1917, overleden 22-2-2002 en begraven bij zijn vrouw
  2. Nellie Roozeboom, geboren 27-6-1918, overleden 1-11-2007 USA IA Oskaloosa en begraven Forest Cemetery
    Trouwt 1940 USA MO Kirkville William Robert Brubaker, zoon van Leo Eldon Brubaker en Myra Nace, geboren 27-3-1916 USA IA Knoxville, overleden 30-4-1970 USA IA Iowa City en begraven bij zijn vrouw
  3. Harold Roozeboom, geboren 13-8-1919, overleden 14-11-1995 en begraven USA IA Eddyville Highland Cemetery
  4. Wilma Bernice Roozeboom, geboren 12-1-1922, overleden 16-11-2003 en begraven USA IA Oskaloosa Forest Cemetery
    Trouwt 6-10-1940 John William Stek, zoon van John Stek en Aaltje Plate, geboren 30-9-1918, overleden 8-8-1989 en begraven bij zijn vrouw


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Obituary of Claron
Claron B. "Mac" McCroskey, the son of William G. and Nellie (Albee) McCroskey, was born on March 21, 1917 in Kellogg, Iowa. He was a graduate of Washington High School in Washington, Iowa in 1934. Mac served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII.

On May 15, 1939, Evelyn and Mac were united in marriage in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He retired as a Supervisor at the Maytag Company. Evelyn was a member of the White Shrine in Newton, League of Women Voters and of the VFW Post 1655 Auxiliary. Mac was a member of Newton Lodge No. 59 A.F. & A.M., White Shrine, ZaGaZig Shrine, VFW Post 1655, and the Maytag Management Club.

Mac died on Friday, February 22, 2002 in Newton. He was 84.

Those left to honor his memory are his son, William G. (Bill) McCroskey of Chariton, Iowa; two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and James Guffey of Newton and Sondra (Cokey) and Kenneth Doak of Newton; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

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Obituary of Nellie
courtesy of Bates Funeral Chapel

Nellie Brubaker, 89, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, died Thursday, November 1, 2007, at the Mahaska Hospital in Oskaloosa. She was born June 27, 1918, in Mahaska County, Iowa, the daughter of Leonard and Marie Geerlings Roozeboom. She attended school at Tracy, Iowa. Following school she worked at the old F. W. Woolworth Store in Oskaloosa. In 1940 Nellie was united in marriage to William Brubaker at Kirksville, Missouri, and he died April 30, 1970. In the early 1960s she worked at the Western Auto store in Oskaloosa. Lastly, she worked for the Mahaska County Hospital as a Nurse's Aid, retiring in the late 1970s. She was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Oskaloosa. Nellie enjoyed sewing, knitting, and yard work. She delighted in spending time with her grandchildren.

Her family includes three sons, Bob (and Pam) Brubaker of East Peoria, Illinois, Rodger (and Mary Lou) Brubaker of Flagstaff, Arizona, and John (and Linda) Brubaker of Oskaloosa; two daughters, Diane Lemon of Des Moines, and Jane (and Larry) Murray of Camp Verde, Arizona; 20 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.

Besides her husband, Nellie was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Harry Roozeboom; and two sisters, Billie Stek and Evie McCrosky.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Nellie Brubaker will be Monday, November 5, 2007, at 10 a.m. in the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Oskaloosa with Reverend Thomas Spiegel officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Cemetery at Oskaloosa. Visitation will begin Sunday after 11 a.m. at the Bates Funeral Chapel, and the family will be at the funeral home Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 to greet friends and relatives. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church.

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