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Albert Arens
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1891
Allegan County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1998
Ottawa County
Michigan, USA

Albert Arens, 106, of Holland, died Monday, April 13, 1998, in an area nursing home.

He was a member of Maple Avenue Christian Reformed Church, and was instrumental in forming the Young Boys Christian Association of which he served as a leader from 1930-1950.

A veteran of World War I, he served in the 85th Division of the U.S. Army.

He was a member of the VFW Post 2144, American Leagion Post 6, and DAV Post 14.

Suriving are his sisters, Mrs. Ernest (Frances) Van Lente of Holland, and Mrs. Henry (Ann) Van Tubergen of Muskegon.

Funeral and military services will be 11 a.,. today at the Notier-Ver Lee-Langland Funeral Chapel, 315 E. 16th St., with the Rev. Peter De Haan officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery.

Visiting is one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made the charity of one's choice.

-Published in The Holland Sentinel April 14 1998 Page A6. 
Family links: 
  Jan Harm Arens (1861 - 1932)
  Maggie Timmer Arens (1864 - 1942)
  Minnie Arens Van Der Haar (1884 - 1980)*
  Alice Arens Prins (1887 - 1975)*
  Albert Arens (1891 - 1998)
  Gerrit Arens (1893 - 1987)*
  Johannes H. Arens (1894 - 1928)*
  Hattie Arens Jacobs (1898 - 1978)*
  Frances Arens Van Lente (1903 - 2004)*
  George Arens (1908 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
COOK CO A 338th INF 85 DIV

Note: Believed to have been Michigan's last surviving World War I veteran.
Pilgrim Home Cemetery
Ottawa County
Michigan, USA
Plot: PH1-WE-22-29
GPS (lat/lon): 42.7837, -86.0901
Maintained by: 4DAZE
Originally Created by: Angie Robinson
Record added: Mar 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49808602
Albert Arens
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Albert Arens
Added by: Bruce Bartels
Albert Arens
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