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Ben Vonk
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1926
Sioux Center
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 2001
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA


Ben Vonk, 75, of Mesa, Arizona, formerly of Sioux Center, died Sunday, July 1, at the Veterans Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday at New Life Reformed Church in Sioux Center with the Rev. Carl Boersma and the Rev. Wayne Van Regenmorter officiating. Burial was in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Sioux Center.

Vonk was born March 4, 1926, to Ben and Jeanette (Katje) Vonk. He was raised in the Sioux County area and served in the armed forces from May 1945 to December 1946.

He married Winnie Van Regenmorter on March 7, 1952 He farmed near Sioux Center, Inwood and Rock Valley.

After retiring from farming, he was employed, by Hope Heaven for 18 years where he worked with the handicapped and drove bus.

He moved to Chandler, Arizona, in October 1994 and recently to Mesa.

He was a charter member of New Life Community Church and recently a member of Bethany Community Church of Tempe, Arizona.

He enjoyed participating in Bible study groups, bicycling and playing pool and cards.

Survivors include his wife; three children, Dennis Vonk of Le Mars, Beverly Ohman of Ames and Virgil Vonk of Gilbert, Arizona; four grandchildren; four brothers, Henry of Mt. Lake, Minnesota, and George, Pete and Eugene, all of Sioux Center; and five sisters, Jeanette Feekes of Sun City, Arizona, Gertrude Van De Berg, Goldie De Jager and Kathy Vande Kieft, all of Sioux Center, and Dorothy Van Bochove of Sun City.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Gerrit.

Sioux Center News 2001-07-04.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Ben Vonk (1895 - 1996)
  Jennie Katze Vonk (1903 - 1969)
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Vonk (1923 - 2001)*
  Ben Vonk (1926 - 2001)
  Jeanette Vonk Feekes (1927 - 2009)*
  Gerrit Vonk (1929 - 1999)*
  Peter Vonk (1933 - 2006)*
  Goldie Vonk De Jager (1936 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memory Gardens Sioux Center Cemetery
Sioux Center
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: GS
Record added: Aug 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96242077
Ben Vonk
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