Irene Leona Punt
Dochter van Winnie Hulstein en Arie G Punt, geboren 2-3-1922 USA IA Maurice, overleden 19-1-2015 IA Sioux Center en begraven Memory Gardens
Trouwt 1-5-1941 USA IA Sioux Center Gerrit Andrew Van Roekel, zoon van Geurt van Roekel en Hattie Van De Berg, geboren 6-2-1920 USA IA Sioux Center, overleden 6-5-1974 USA IA Maurice en begraven USA IA Sioux Center Memory Gardens
Irene Van Roekel, 92, of Sioux Center, Iowa, died Monday, January 19, 2015, at Sioux Center Health.
Irene Leona (Punt) Van Roekel was born March 2, 1922 to Arie and Winnie Punt near Sioux Center, Iowa. She attended country school and Sioux Center High school.
On May 1, 1941, Irene was joined in marriage to Gerrit G.A. Van Roekel in Sioux Center. The couple lived in California and Michigan before settling in Sioux Center in 1953. Irene and Gerrit were blessed with two children, Judy and Dean. The couple farmed and owned the A & W Drive-in for a period of time in Sioux Center and Inwood, Iowa. Gerrit preceded Irene in death on May 6, 1974.
She is survived by her two children and their spouses, Judy and John Vande Vegte of Rock Valley, Dean and Paula Van Roekel of Sioux City; four grandchildren and their spouses: Eric and Tricia Van Roekel of North Liberty, IA; Kirk and Amy Van Roekel of Littleton, Colorado; Henry and Kathy Vande Vegte of Rock Valley; Sharron and Aaron Nelson of Sioux City, 15 great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; a sister, Johanna Watkins of Grinnell, Iowa; brother-in-law, Rev. Alvin Poppen of Sarasota, Florida and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents; and a sister, Geraldine Poppen
Funeral Service: January 24, 2015 - First Reformed Church - Sioux Center, Iowa
Officiant: Rev. Travis Else
Interment: Memory Gardens Cemetery - Sioux Center, Iowa
Source: Memorial Funeral Home