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Lenita Marguerite Uitermarkt Aalbers
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1913
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 22, 2004
Poweshiek County
Iowa, USA

Lenita Marguerite Aalbers, 91, of Montezuma, IA, died Saturday, May 22, 2oo4 at her home. She was born March 4, 1913 at Leighton, IA in Mahaska County, the daughter of Eva (DeGues) and Julius Uitermarkt. She attended Centennial School at Leighton and graduated from Pella High School. Lenita received her B.A. degree from Wm. Penn College on May 27, 1963 and received additional 18 hours at Drake University. On December 27, 1933 she was united in marriage to Gradus Dan Aalbers at Pella, IA. To this union six children were born. She had a great love for her family and God. Lenita loved children and teaching. She taught 10 years in rural school and 21 years as a sixth grade teacher at Montezuma. She continued to tutor children until she was 89. She liked reading and loved poetry, especially Helen Stiner Rice and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. She also enjoyed gardening, traveling, camping and going to Elderhostel. Lenita was an Elder and Deacon of the First Presbyterian Church, member of PW, faithfully attended Sunday school and church, helped with preschool and enjoyed the birthday clubs. She was also very patriotic and always flew the U.S. and Iowa flags. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Dan on February 23, 1974; 3 sons, Donald in infancy 1947, Glenn in a tractor accident in 1954 and Gaylen of cancer in 1994; a granddaughter Glenda Gauley in infancy 1963; a great granddaughter Cheryl Martinsen in 1990; and two brothers, Clayton and Elmer Uitermarkt. 
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  Gradus Aalbers (1908 - 1974)*
  Donald Lee Aalbers (____ - 1947)*
  Glenn Arvin Aalbers (1936 - 1954)*
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Oak Wood Cemetery
Marion County
Iowa, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 41.41084, -92.92796
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Record added: Jun 23, 2013
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Lenita Marguerite <i>Uitermarkt</i> Aalbers
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