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Dena Fonkert Roos
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1874
Pella
Marion County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1965

Mrs. Dena Roos passed away in the local hospital early Tuesday morning, August 24, after a brief hospitalization. Mrs. Roos was born at Pella, Iowa on October 30, 1874. Survivors are three sons: Dick, of Orange City, Peter, of Sheldon and Edward, of Fountain, Minnesota; 3 daughters: Nellie (Mrs. Stuart Vander Schaaf) of Spirit Lake, Dena (Mrs. Henry Verdoorn), of Alton, Ann (Mrs. Hubert Muilenburg) of Hartley. There are 23 grandchildren and 54 great-grandchildren. Her husband, Edward Roos, died in May 1943; also 2 children, Jessie and Arie, preceded him in death, and 5 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Trinity Reformed Church with the Rev. Donald Lenderink officiating. The Van Etten Funeral Service was in charge of the arrangements. Burial was made in the Newkirk Cemetery.

Alton Democrat - 2 September 1965 
 
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 Parents:
  Pieter Fonkert (1845 - 1891)
 
 Children:
  Dick E Roos (1896 - 1981)*
  Jessie Roos (1900 - 1928)*
  Nelle Roos Vander Schaaf (1902 - 1992)*
  Edward Joseph Roos (1904 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dena Fonkert Roos (1874 - 1965)
  John Fonkert (1877 - 1944)*
  Peter Fonkert (1885 - 1944)*
  Gerrit Fonkert (1888 - 1959)*
  Arie Fonkert (1890 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Newkirk Cemetery
Newkirk
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Brad Foster
Record added: May 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69757476
Dena <i>Fonkert</i> Roos
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