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Ellen Joyce Van Steenwyk Vogel
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1922
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1999
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA

Mrs. Joyce Vogel, age 76, of Orange City, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at her residence, of cancer.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 13, at 1:30 p.m., at the Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. Pastor Jack Gray officiated. Interment followed at West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City under the direction of the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Ellen Joyce was born November 11, 1922, in rural Alton, the daughter of William and Tillie (Bloemendaal) Van Steenwyk. She was raised on the family farm in the Orange City-Alton area, where she attended country school through the eighth grade.

On June 14, 1943, she married George Vogel at her parents' home. During World War II, George and Joyce lived in California. Since 1946, they have made their home in Orange City. In later years, they enjoyed wintering in Mesa, Arizona.

She was a member of the Calvary Christian Reformed Church, where she was active in the Harmony Circle.

Her hands were busy helping others. For many years, she and George helped with work projects for the C.R.W.R.C. Joyce enjoyed giving her knitted projects to family and friends. She also enjoyed entertaining others in her home and was a faithful witness to Christ, especially in her illness.

Survivors include her husband; five children and their spouses, Alan and Idelle Vogel, of Orange City; Robin and Duane Haack, of Hospers; Curtis and Becky Vogel, of Orange City; Lance and Judi Vogel, of Des Moines; and Loren and Linda Vogel, of Orange City; eleven grandchildren, Chad Vogel, and his wife Jodi; Eric Vogel, Jennifer, Kyle, and Nathan Haack; and Kari, April, Nicholas, Seth, Micah, and Lorilyn Vogel; two sisters and their husbands, June and Willard Van Peursem, of Orange City; and Rita and Harris Van Oort, of Omaha, Nebraska; a sister-in-law, Etta Van Steenwyk, of Orange City; and her father-in-law, Andrew Vogel, of Orange City.

In addition to her parents and mother-in-law she was preceded in death by her two brothers, Willard And Ernest Van Steenwyk; a sister-in-law.

Memorials may be directed to Bethany Christian Services or a charity of the donor's choice.

Siouxland Press - 17 March 1999 
Family links: 
  William Arnold Van Steenwyk (1893 - 1967)
  Tillie Wilhelmina Bloemendaal Van Steenwyk (1891 - 1967)
  Donald Willard Van Steenwyk (1918 - 1994)*
  Ellen Joyce Van Steenwyk Vogel (1922 - 1999)
  Ernest John Van Steenwyk (1927 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
West Lawn Cemetery
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Brad Foster
Record added: Aug 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75458969
Ellen Joyce <i>Van Steenwyk</i> Vogel
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