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Henry Van Roekel

Zoon van Anthonie (Anthony) Van Roekel en Frances de Vries, geboren 31-10-1904 USA IA Otley, overleden 13-5-1985 USA IA Des Moines en begraven USA IA Knoxville Graceland Cemetery

Trouwt 1-6-1926 Kathern Wohlwend, geboren 13-6-1903

Trouwt 1957 Dorothy Louise Hubbard, dochter van Earl Hubbard en Mabel Rollins, geboren 2-8-1920 USA IL Hillview, overleden 4-3-2004 USA IA Des Moines en begraven Knoxville Graceland Cemetery

Dorothy trouwg eerder 1945 Gordon Craig

Dorothy hertrouwt 1992 Edwin C Emerson, weduwnaar van Oma June McFarland, geboren 25-3-1916, overleden 15-1-2009 en begraven USA IA Ottumwa Cemetery

Kinderen van Henry en Kathern:

  1. Dwain Eldon Van Roekel, geboren 19-7-1926
  2. Anthony Frank Van Roekel, geboren 16-1-1928
  3. Kay Marlene Van Roekel, geboren 16-4-1931
  4. Rae Arzel Van Roekel, geboren 17-7-1934

Kind van Dorothy en Gordon:

  1. Marsha Leigh Craig
    Trouwt Larry Gadberry

Kind van Henry en Dorothy:

  1. Timothy (Tim) Hubbard Van Roekel, geboren 23-1-1960 USA Iowa Des Moines



Funeral services for Dorothy Louise Hubbard Van Roekel, 83, of Knoxville, who died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, were held Monday, March 8, at the First United Methodist Church in Knoxville. Rev. Peter J. Peterson officiated at the services. Music was provided by Katie Davis, soloist and Geoffrey Shultz, organist.

Interment was at Graceland Cemetery in Knoxville. Casketbearers were Scott Gadberry, Larry Gadberry, Richard McMullin, Siamac Vahabzadeh, Clayton Vining, and Greg Weldon.

Dorothy was born on Aug. 2, 1920, on a farm near Hillview, Ill., the daughter of Earl and Mabel (Rollins) Hubbard. She lived and attended school in the area, graduating from Hillview High School in 1937 and Whitehall High School in 1938. She graduated from Our Savior's School of Nursing and became a registered nurse in 1941. She graduated from St. Louis University with a B.S of Philosophy degree in 1952.

Dorothy enlisted and served in World War II, from 1942 to 1945, in the Navy Nurse Corps reserve. She was stationed in San Diego, Calif., Brisbane, Australia, Hollandia, New Guinea, and Brooklyn, N.Y.

She married Gordon Craig in 1945. To this union was born a daughter, Marsha Leigh Craig. She married Henry Van Roekel in 1957. To this union was born a son, Timothy Hubbard Van Roekel. She married Edwin Emerson in 1992.

She is survived by her husband, Edwin Emerson of Knoxville; a daughter, Marsha Gadberry (Larry) of Olathe, Kan.; a son, Timothy Van Roekel (Kathleen) of Cincinnati, Ohio; three sisters, Marry Hallock, Martha Hubbard and Betty Vining; a brother, Keith Hubbard; her step-children, Rae Gregory, Kay McGarry, Dwain Van Roekel and Tony Van Roekel; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church.

Arrangements were made by Evans-McCleery Funeral Home.

Knoxville Journal Express, March 15, 2004

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