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Nancy Van Roekel

Dochter van Gradus (George) Van Roekel en Fannie Haagsma, geboren 27-4-1924 USA IA Middleburg, overleden 11-6-1996 USA IA Sheldon en begraven East Lawn Cemetery

Trouwt 26-4-1946 USA IA Sanborn William (Bill) Sinkey, zoon van Willaim Sinkey en Nellie Wiersma, geboren 26-10-1921 US IA Ireton, overleden 8-11-2000 en begraven USA IA Sheldon East Lawn Cemetery


  1. CPL Kenneth Eugene Sinkey, geboren 3-11-1947 USA IA Hawarden, overleden 21-11-1968 USA IA Osceola en begraven USA IA Sheldon East Lawn Cemetery
  2. Kathleen Rae Sinkey, geboren 18-4-1951
  3. Debra Jane Sinkey, geboren 17-8-1957
  4. Brenda Jean Sinkey, geboren 23-10-1960
    Trouwt 8-9-1984 James Zahnley, geboren 26-11-1963


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Obituary of William

Mr. Sinkey was born Oct. 26, 1921, in Ireton, Iowa, the son of William and Nellie (Wiersema) Sinkey. He attended schools in Ireton. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1942 to 1946.

He married Nancy Van Roekel on April 26, 1946, in Sanborn, Iowa. The couple lived in Ireton, where he was employed with Sinkey Garage for five years. They then moved to a farm in the Ashton, Iowa area, where they farmed for 33 years. He retired in 1985 and they moved to Sheldon. His wife died June 11, 1996, in Sioux City. He entered Prairie View Manor in Sanborn, Iowa, in 1997 and Prairie View Retirement Home in 1999.

He was a member of First Reformed Church, where he served as deacon and elder and taught Sunday School and catechism. He was also a member of American Legion Post 145 of Sheldon and served on the Ritter Elevator board. He enjoyed playing dominoes and collecting toy tractors.

He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth; his parents; and three brothers, Pete, Frank and Jake.

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