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William "Bill" Van Bochove
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1918
Rock Valley
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 2009
Rock Valley
Sioux County
Iowa, USA

Bill Van Bochove, 91, of Rock Valley, died Sunday, September 20, 2009 at Whispering Heights, Rock Valley.

Memorial Service will be 11 am Wednesday at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, Rock Valley. Burial will 10 am at Valley View Cemetery.

William "Bill" Van Bochove was born February 1, 1918 southwest of Rock Valley, son of Adrian and Emma (Schelling) Van Bochove.

Bill married Hermina "Minnie" Van Voorst on February 20, 1941 on her parents' farm near Sioux Center, IA. They made their first home on a farm northwest of Rock Valley and in 1958 they purchased a farm also northwest of Rock Valley.

Bill did a lot of custom farming and was an active member of the Sioux County Cattlemen's Association.

In 1979 Bill and Minnie built a home and retired to Rock Valley.

Bill enjoyed taking care of the lawn, daily coffee stops, and spending more time with the grandchildren. Minnie died on May 31, 2004.

Bill moved to Whispering Heights on November 8, 2006. Bill was a member of Netherlands Reformed Church in early years and was currently member of Trinity Christian Reformed Church.

Surviving relatives include 2 sons, Henry (Janice) Van Bochove of Inwood, IA, Dennis (Paula) Van Bochove of Rock Valley; 5 daugthers, Emma Vlastuin of Worthington, MN, Adelene (Don) Vanden Berg of Lynden, WA, Arlis (Duane) Obbink, Gladys (Eldon) Van Den Top, Rhonda (Wayne) Vande Waerdt all of Rock Valley;19 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; brother, Andy (Dorothy) Van Bochove of Sun City, AZ; sister, Irene Blumhagen of Phoenix, AZ;

Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie; son-in-law, Henry Vlastuin; grandson, Derek Vanden Berg; brother, Case Van Bochove; sister, Ann Teunissen.

Family links: 
  Adrianus Van Bochove (1888 - 1957)
  Emma Schelling Van Bochove (1897 - 1922)
  Hermina Van Voorst Van Bochove (1917 - 2004)
  William Van Bochove (1918 - 2009)
  Cornelius Van Bochove (1919 - 1993)*
  Anna Van Bochove Teunissen (1921 - 2006)*
  Baby Girl Van Bochove (1932 - 1932)**
*Calculated relationship
Valley View Cemetery
Rock Valley
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Created by: GS
Record added: Dec 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82264606
William Bill Van Bochove
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William Bill Van Bochove
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