Ruth Evelena <I>Hendrickson</I> Belland

Ruth Evelena Hendrickson Belland

Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa, USA
Death May 1979 (aged 82)
Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa, USA
Plot Block XV Lot 27
Memorial ID 59880646 · View Source
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Obituary dated May 16, 1979


Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Belland, 82, of 201 West Green, Brooklyn, were held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, in the Grace United Methodist Church.

Rev. Fred Pierce, pastor of the Grace United Methodist Church, officiated. The organist was Mrs. Ed Bartachek. Flower attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Adkins and Mr. and Mrs. Denver Miles. Casket bearers were Don Scott, Arthur Kuntz, Gary Waterbeck, Archie Kuntz, Terry Waterbeck, Clair Kuntz and Wayne Keller. Interment was in the IOOF Cemetery. The Nevenhoven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Evelena Hendrickson Belland, daughter of Jens and Serina Stangeland Hendrickson, was born in Madison township, Poweshiek county, on June 4, 1896. She died Tuesday, May 8, 1979, in the Brookhaven Nursing Home, Brooklyn, at the age of 82.

Mrs. Belland was a life long resident of the Brooklyn area except for a short time in West Brook, Minn., and Chicago, Ill. She received her education in a rural school and was a clerk for many years in the Cash & Carry Grocery store, Brooklyn.

She was united in marriage in 1915 to Byron Keller and they were the parents of four children, Arlene, Louise, Isabel and Harold. On January 11, 1936, she was united in marriage to Tom Belland.

Mrs. Belland was a member of the Madison Christian Church and later transferred her membership to the Grace United Methodist Church. She was a member of the UMW and the BBB Club.

Mrs. Belland is survived by three daughters, Arlene, Mrs. Wallace Scott, Louise, Mrs. Bill Kuntz, both of Brooklyn, and Isabel, Mrs. John Waterbeck of Chelsea; two sisters, Stella, Mrs. Howie Lang of Brooklyn and Miss Hazel Hendrickson of Walworth, Wisc.; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents, her husbands, a son Harold, two brothers and two sisters.
Source: Poweshiek Obituaries

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