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Maas (Meas) Van Beek

Zoon van Peter van Beek en Everdina Plate, geboren 29-10-1892 Bennekom [393], overleden 3-6-1972 en begraven USA IA Hawarden Grace Hill Cemetery

Trouwt 5-1-1928 USA IA Rock Valley Gerarda Johanna (Grace) Meerbeek, dochter van Alexander Meerbeek en Gerdina Sophia van Dijk, geboren 2-3-1906 NL Woudenberg [24], overleden 11-4-1960 en begraven USA IA Hawarden Grace Hill Cemetery


  1. Peter VanBeek, geboren 21-2-1929 USA IA Rock Valley, overleden 3-8-1988 USA SD Sioux Falls en begraven Spink Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    Trouwt 29-12-1951 UK Handwell Ann Bridges
  2. Elmer Van Beek
  3. John Van Beek
  4. Clarence Van Beek
  5. Everdean (Dean) Van Beek, geboren 31-7-1933 USA IA Rock Valley, overleden 4-9-2015 USA KS Sedgwick County en begraven USA KS Derby El Paso Cemetery
  6. Geraldine Van Beek
  7. Kathy Van Beek
    Trouwt Paul Caskie
  8. Mary Van Beek
    Trouwt Kenneth Zahr


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Mease Van Beek, 79, Hawarden, Iowa died June 3, Rock Valley Rest Home. Funeral 2 P.M., June 6 at the Christian Reformed Church, Hawarden, the Rev. Arthur Stienstra. Burial Grace Hill Cemetery, Hawarden.

Born Oct. 29, 1892, in The Netherlands. To U.S. as a child, settling in the Rock Rapids area. Married Grace Meerbeek Jan. 5, 1928 at Rock Valley. Moved to Hawarden in 1939.

Survivors: daughters, Mrs. Herbert (Everdean) Zwak of Platte, S.D., Mrs. John (Geraldine) Zwak of Sioux Falls; Mrs. Paul (Kathy) Caskie of Rock Valley and Mrs. Kenneth (Mary) Zahrt of Marion; sons, Peter of Akron, Elmer of Sioux Falls, John of Centerville, S.D., and Clarence of Ireton; brother, Peter of Sioux Center; sister, Mrs. John (Alice) DenBoer of Doon; 33 grandchildren.

Mrs.Meas Van Beek, 58, died Monday at the University hospital at Iowa City following a gall bladder operation. Mrs. Van Beek had been in ill health the four or five months and submitted to the operation ten days before her death.

The body was brought to Hawarden Monday. Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock this afternoon (Thursday) at the Barnard Funeral home and at 1:30 at the Christian Reformed church with Rev. Andrew Van Schouwen, the pastor, and Rev. S.Caminga of Rock Valley officiating. Burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery.

Mrs. Van Beek was born in Holland March 1, 1902 and came to America at the age of 21. She was married to Meas Van Beek at Rock Valley and came to Hawarden 19 years ago. She was a member of the Christian Reformed church at Rock Valley.

Besides the widower, she is survived by four sons, Peter of Hawarden, Elmer of Sioux Falls, John, who is in the Army and stationed in Germany and is home on a furlough, and Clarence, at home; four daughters, Mrs. Herb Zwak and Mrs. Henry Zwak, both of Sioux Falls, Mrs. Paul Kaskey of Hudson and Mary Ann at home; two brothers, John Meerback of Rock Valley and Henry Meerback, who reside in Holland; two sisters, Mrs. Wm Vander Kief of Bakersfield Calif., and Mrs. Frank Vander Kief of Inwood, Iowa and 17 grandchildren.

The Independent (Hawarden, Iowa) 4/14/1960

Peter Van Beek, 59, Akron, Iowa, a Union county, SD farmer, died Wednesday, August 3, 1988, in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD after a brief illness.

Mr. Van Beek was born February 21, 1929. In Rock Valley, Iowa, to Mease and Grace (Meer Beek) Van Beek. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War, stationed in Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, England. He married Ann Bridges December 29, 1951, in Handwell, England. The couple made their home in Bryan, Texas, for seven months, moving to Hawarden, Iowa, where they lived for nine years before moving to the Akron area where they farmed since.

He was very active in the Farm Crisis committee at Verdige, Neb.

Mr. Van Beek was an active member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Akron, serving on much board and helped whenever needed. He was also a member of Hoschler Post 186, American Legion of Akron and the Moose Lodge of Spencer.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Don (Debbie) Heyl of Hawarden, Mrs. Jerry (Robin) Hansen of Vermillion, SD, and Mrs. Jeff (Lee) Wolf of Akron; two sons, Russell and Grant both of Akron; four sisters, Geraldine Zwak of Sioux Falls, SD, Everdeen Zwak of Derby, Kan., Katherine Van Zee of Sioux Center and Mary Ann Zhart of Alburnette; two brothers, John of Irene, SD, and Clarence of Arlington, Wash., and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Elmer.

Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Wesley United Methodist church in Akron with Pastor Timothy Mason and Pastor Jalmer Eldal officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Hill cemetery, rural Akron, with graveside rites conducted by Hoschler Post 186, American Legion of Akron, and the Moose Lodge of Spencer. Schroeder funeral home of Akron was in charge of funeral arrangements.

Guitarists were Beth Gjesdal, Linda Burke and Jim Gullikson, who played "Isaiah 49", "Peace Prayer," "Wherever You Go", and "Prayer of St. Francis", Gary Tucker, soloist, sang "The Lord's Prayer", accompanied on the organ by Mrs. Eric Banks.

Pallbearers were Todd McCord, Lloyd Batchelder, Corey Gacusana, Bruce Klemme, Charles Schweitzer, and Bill Kollasch.

Zwak, Everdean 'Dean', 82, passed away Friday, September 4, 2015. She was born July 31, 1933 in Rock Valley, IA to Meas and Grace (Meerbeek) Van Beek. Dean was a very religious person who cared for people and enjoyed helping.

She is survived by her children, Harlow (Susan) Zwak, Glenda Merkwann, Ricky Zwak, and David (Dana) Zwak; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 1 brother; and 3 sisters.

Visitation: Monday, 1 to 8 pm with family present between 5 and 7 pm at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby, KS 67037. Funeral: 2 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at Crosswinds Community Church, 208 N. Georgie, Derby, KS 67037. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Thrift Stores, 926 N. Mosley, Wichita, KS 67214.

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