Jacob (Jake, Job) van Roekel
Landbouwer in Ede Doesburg, zoon van Johannes van Roekel en Jantje van Laar, geboren 18-11-1896 02:00 Ede , vertrekt 7-4-1920 naar de USA, overleden 1962 en begraven USA IA Sioux Center Memory Gardens
Trouwt 28-9-1918 Ede  Netta Beukhof, dochter van Antonie Beukhof - landbouwer en Willemina Roelofsen, geboren 16-12-1898 10:00 Ede , overleden 6-12-1956 USA IA Sioux Center en begraven Memory Gardens
Mrs. Jake Van Roekel, 57, life-time resident of Alvord vicinity, who died at the Sioux Center hospital Thursday night, December 6, 1956. Netta Beukhof, was born in The Netherlands, Dec. 16, 1898, where she attended school and grew to young womanhood. She was married to Jake Van Roekel September 28, 1918, and in 1920 the couple immigrated to America.
Survivors besides her husband include six sons, Joe of Sioux Center, Tony of Rock Rapids; John of Steen, Minnesota; Jake of Corsica, South Dakota; Cornie of Conrad, Montanan and William of Alvord; one daughter, Minnie (Mrs, William Klaarenbeek) of Armour, South Dakota; 13 grandchildren; one sister, Minnie, (Arie) Kelderman of Rock Valley; two brothers and seven sisters in The Netherlands.
One daughter, one grandchild and one sister preceded her in death.
Source: Rock Valley Bee December 20, 1956
Funeral Services: December 10, 1956 - Netherlands Reformed Church - Sioux Center, IA. Officiant: Rev. C. Hegeman. Pallbearers: John Zylstra, Hans Van Roekel, Lorance Gorter, Henry Aarsan, Art Kelderman, Henry Van Essen. Interment: Sioux Center Cemetery - Sioux Center, IA. Arrangements: Vander Ploeg's Funeral Home - Sioux Center, IA, USA.
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