Parenteel Derck Backer (van Roekel) - Inleiding Naamlijst Bronnen

Grada (Grace) Van Roekel

Dochter van Geurt Van Roekel en Mathilda Rouwenhorst, geboren 28-9 en gedoopt 5-12-1886 USA IA Sioux Center, overleden 18-1-1951 USA MI Grand Rapids en begraven 23-1 USA IA Sioux Center Memory Gardens

Trouwt 27-2-1907 John B Mouw, zoon van Berend Mouw en Maria Duistermars, geboren 6-12-1881 USA IA Sioux Center, overleden 10-8-1959 USA IA Sioux Center en begraven Memory Gardens


  1. Matilda Marie Mouw, geboren 17-12-1907 USA IA Sioux Center, overleden 25-12-2007 USA IA Sioux Center en begraven Carmel Reformed Church Cemetery
  2. Bernard A Mouw, geboren 12-2-1911 USA IA Rock Valley, overleden 25-5-1988 USA IA Orange City en begraven Boyden Sheridan Township Cemetery
  3. Gerald Mouw, geboren 24-1-1915 USA IA Carmel, overleden 11-3-2007 USA IA Sioux Center en begraven Carmel Reformed Church Cemetery
  4. Junaida Mouw, geboren 21-4-1923 USA IA Sioux Center, overleden 4-12-2012 USA IA Sioux Center en begraven Carmel Reformed Church Cemetery
  5. Melvin Mouw, geboren 17-12-1924 USA IA Carmel, overleden 28-11-1995 USA IA Sioux Center en begraven Memory Gardens


Zie ook:
Family History van Geurt Van Roekel en Christina en Matilda Rouwenhorst
Iowa Gravestone Photo Project:
Sioux Center Memory Gardens Cemetery, Sioux County, Iowa
Between 2nd & 3rd E-W roads, row 4 east of west entry road. 1881-1959, 1886-1951
Website Find A Grave
Obituaries of Grada and John
Mrs. John Mouw Passed Away

Mrs. John Mouw was born September 28, 1886 near Sioux Center, and was one of the nine children of old Mr. and Mrs. Gerrit Van Roekel, nee Matilda Rouwenhorst.

She has lived in the vicinity of Sioux Center, then of Carmel, and later upon retiring in Sioux Center.

On February 27, 1907 she was united in marriage to John B. Mouw. To this union five children were born, all of them surviving.

The deceased had been declining in health for a few years. About two years ago she went to Rochester, Minn., where she underwent a goiter operation. From the after effects of the operations she never recovered.

In addition she was afflected with hardening of the arteries. Last Tuesday she suffered a stroke, which resulted in her death last Thursday, Jan. 18.

On January 5th of this year she was taken to a Sanatarium at Grand Rapids, Michigan, but all the surgeons, sanatariums, love ones sought to do, it was no\ avail. Death claimed her. She had reached the age of 64 years, 3 months and 21 days.

Funeral services were held in the Central Reformed Church on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Interment was in the local cemetery.

She leaves to mourn her departure, her husband and the five children: Matilda, Mrs. Gerrit Sandbulte of Carmel; Bernard of Sheldon; Gerald and Junaida, Mrs. Richard Dibbet of Carmel, and Melvin of Sioux Center. Four of her brothers preceeded her in death, namely, Chris, Wm., Albert, and George, One sister and three brothers survive her, namely Mrs. Christine Kuyper of Rock Valley; John of Hull, Otto of Orange City, and Henry of Amherst, Mass.; 12 grandchildren and large number of relatives and friends.

The deceased was a member of this Church and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Church. She had her hope in Christ as the only way unto salvation and felt the need of the Lord in her life.

Sioux Center News 1951-01-25

John B. Mouw, 77, 14-year resident of S-Center, dies

John B. Mouw, 77, Sioux Center resident the past 14 years, died Monday in the Sioux Center community hospital.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at Central Reformed church with Rev. Marion Klaaren officiating. Interment was made in the Sioux Center cemetery.

Mr. Mouw was born December 6, 1881, near Sioux Center.

He married Grace Van Roekel here February 28, 1907. They farmed near Carmel, Ia., until they moved to Sioux Center. Mrs. Mouw died January 18, 1951.

Survivors include three sons, Bernard of Sheldon,. Ia., Gerald and Melvin. both of Sioux Center; two daughters, Mrs. Matilda Sandbulte and Mrs. Junaida Dibet, both of Rock Valley, Ia., three brothers, William, Ben B. and Peter B., all of Sioux Center; four sisters, Mrs. John Schoet and Mrs. Johanna Van Roekel, both of Sioux Center, Mrs. A. Bruins and Mrs. Will Bruins, both of Bellflower, Cal.; 19 grandchildren, and five greatgrandchildren.

Sioux County Capital 1959-08-13

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