|Birth: ||Feb. 3, 1880, Netherlands|
|Death: ||Jun. 20, 1933|
The death of Henry Boone, highly esteemed citizen of this community, was a severe shock to his many friends. Although sick for a few days, he underwent an operation for ruptured appendix at the hospital in Sheldon. His condition became worse and he died shortly after 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 20 at the age of 53 years.
Mr. Boone was born in ther Netherlands February 3, 1880 and at the age of 3 years he came to this country with his parents, making their home in this community.
On February 3, 1909 he was united in marriage to Anne Langstraat. To this union three children were born, all of whom survive, namely Mrs. Roy Vos, Cornelius and Evert.
Besides his wife and family, there survive seven brothers and three sisters - Gerrit of Sanborn, Edward of Pontiac, Mich., Andrew and Evert of Sheldon, Tony of Hospers, Ben, Maurice, John of Archer, (Effie) Mrs. W. Vander Hof of Sanborn, (Mary) Mrs. Nic Brink of Brooten, Minn., (Hattie) Mrs Henry Brink of Hospers.
Deceased was a faithful member of the Newkirk Reformed church where funeral services were held Friday, June 23, Rev. Z. Roetman officiating; interment was made at the Newkirk cemetery.
Those who arrived Friday for the funeral were his brothers and sisters; Mr. and Mrs. Gerrit Slothouber of Boyden; Mr. and Mrs. John Dekkinga of Matlock; Mr. and Mrs. Jake Vander Hoef of Middleburg; Mr. and Mrs. Cornie Langstraat of Sheldon and many others.
-Obituary from The Alton Democrat (6/30/1933)
Anna Langstraat Boone (1885 - 1945)*
Cornelius Boone (1912 - 1935)*
Everett H. Boone (1916 - 1998)*
Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Jan 01, 2010
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husband of 1st cousin of husband of stepdaughter of great grand aunt|
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Rest in peace...|
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