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Kenneth Edwin Roos

Zoon van Dena Gertrude Van Roekel en Peter Roos, geboren 30-7-1926 USA IA Alton, overleden 9-12-2009 USA IA Sheldon en begraven East Lawn Cemetery

Trouwt 16-9-1948 USA IA Sheldon Berdena Edith Miedema, dochter van Bert Miedema en Jessie Wieringa, geboren 6-8-1927 USA IA Hospers, overleden 19-10-2004 USA IA Sheldon en begraven East Lawn Cemetery


  1. Brian Keith Roos, geboren 20-1-1950 USA IA Sheldon
  2. Daryl Lee Roos, geboren 5-5-1952 USA IA Sheldon
  3. Jana Lynn Roos, geboren 7-9-1955
  4. Lenae Beth Roos, geboren 1-4-1960
  5. Kent Leon Roos, geboren 1-10-1965
  6. Jay Alan Roos, geboren 4-10-1967


Email Deb Groen Emery 23-6-2015
Obituary of Berdena:
Berdena Edith Roos, 77, Sheldon, died Tuesday, Oct. 19 at Northwest Iowa Health Center in Sheldon.

Services were Friday, Oct. 22 at Bethel Reformed Church in Sheldon, with the Rev. Brian Keepers officiating. Burial was at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon, under the direction of Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon.

Berdena Roos, daughter of Bert and Jessie (Wieringa) Miedema, was born Aug. 6, 1927, in Hospers. She received her education at Hospers Christian School. After school she worked as a "Mother's helper" in different homes in Hospers. She also worked in the Sheldon Hospital before she was married. She married Kenneth Roos on Sept. 16, 1949, in Sheldon. They lived in Ashton for a year. They moved in 1951 to a farm four miles east of Sheldon. They moved into Sheldon in 1998.

She was a member of Bethel Reformed Church in Sheldon and the Reformed Church Women, Bible Study Groups. She taught Sunday School for several years. She loved her family and her friends, and food always made the circle complete. She enjoyed taking care of her kids and grandkiddies and she always kept the cookie jar full. She also loved animals - cats, dogs and her Holstein calves.

Survivors are her husband, Kenneth Roos; six children, Bryan and Lori Roos of Mahtomedi, MN, Daryl and Sharron Roos of Sheldon, Jana and Rick Hanson of Dell Rapids, S.D. Lenae and Robbie Harris of Morningside, Kent and Katie Roos of Minneapolis, MN; 10 grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Mary Miedema of Sheldon; Shar Miedema of Edgerton, MN.

She was preceded in death by a 12 year-old grandson, Paul Roos in 1997; and a brother, Henry Miedema.

Source: Northwest Iowa Review 10/23/2004

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