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Hattie "Rijkje" Van Roekel Kroon
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1885
Bennekom
Gelderland, Netherlands
Death: Sep. 26, 1979
Sioux Center
Sioux County
Iowa, USA


Mrs. Henry Kroon, 94, of Sioux Center, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Sioux Center Comm. Hospital. Services were at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the First Reformed Church at Sioux Center. Dr. Thurman Rynbrandt and the Rev. Gerrit Rezelman officiated. Burial was in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of the Memorial Funeral Home.

Mrs. Kroon, the former Hattie Van Roekel, was born July 21, 1885, in The Netherlands. She came to the United States at the age of 7 and attended school at Sioux Center. She was married July 18, 1903, at Sioux Center.
The couple lived on farms near Hull and Sioux Center. They moved into town in 1940. Mr. Kroon died in 1942.

Survivors include four sons, Neal of Rock Rapids, Gerrit of Boyden, Richard of Sioux Center and the Rev. William of Belmond; seven daughters, Mrs. Peter A. Punt of Stickney, S.D., mrs. Henry R. Vande Berg, Miss Cornelia, Mrs. Henry Baker, Mrs. Wilbur Vos and Miss Clarene, all of Sioux Center and Mrs. Merenus Voortman of Norco, Calif.; 36 grandchildren; 82 greatgrandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.

Sioux Center News 1979-10-03.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Cornelis Van Roekel (1840 - 1935)
  Gerritje Veldhuizen Van Roekel (1849 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry D Kroon (1877 - 1942)
 
 Children:
  Gertrude Kroon Punt (1903 - 1995)*
  Neal Kroon (1905 - 1986)*
  Della Kroon Vande Berg (1907 - 1997)*
  Gerrit Kroon (1910 - 1995)*
  Richard H. Kroon (1912 - 2004)*
  Cornelia Kroon (1915 - 2011)*
  Bernice Henrietta Kroon Baker (1921 - 2001)*
  Marilyn Mae Kroon (1933 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gerritje Van Roekel Van Tol (1875 - 1961)*
  Henry Van Roekel (1878 - 1969)*
  Gerrit Van Roekel (1879 - 1903)*
  Cornelia Van Roekel (1882 - 1974)*
  Brantje Van Roekel (1883 - 1897)*
  Hattie Van Roekel Kroon (1885 - 1979)
  Jan Willem Van Roekel (1888 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memory Gardens Sioux Center Cemetery
Sioux Center
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: GS
Record added: Jan 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83386432
 

 
 
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