NAME OF DECEASED: Alfred Aalberts
HEADLINES: of Orange City
CAUSE OF DEATH: Heart Attack
DATE of DEATH: Nov 16, 1986
PLACE of DEATH: Orange City IA
DATE of BIRTH: Oct 6, 1912
PLACE of BIRTH: Orange City IA
PARENTS: John and Minnie (DeJong) Aalberts
SPOUSE: Esther Duven
DATE of MARRIAGE: Jun 9, 1937
PLACE OF MARRIAGE:
MAIDEN NAME (if applicable):
SURVIVORS: Wife; sons Leon and James; dau Linda Tysen,
PRECEDED in DEATH by: brother Gradus Aalberts
PLACE of BURIAL: West Lawn Cemetery Orange City
NEWSPAPER SOURCE & DATE: Sioux County Capital Nov 1986 GSCGS files.
Alfred Aalberts, 74, of Orange City died Sunday, November 16, at his home of an apparent heart attack. Services were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 19, in Trinity Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Raymond Weiss officiated. Burial was in West Lawn Cemetery.
Aalberts was born October 6, 1912, in Orange City and was a lifelong resident. He married Esther Duven June 9, 1937, in Orange City. He worked as a mail carrier in Orange City for 24 years, retiring in 1974. He later worked part time at Van Gelder Funeral Home. Aalberts was a member of Trinity Reformed Church, where he served as elder and deacon, choir member and Sunday school teacher for many years. He was a member of Northwestern College Alumni Board, the N Club, American Legion and Lions Club. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, having served in the South Pacific. He was secretary of West Lawn Cemetery Board.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Leon of Cedar Rapids and James of Holland, Michigan; a daughter, Linda Tysen of Salina, Kansas; two brothers, Garrett of Orange City and Edwin of Bemidji, Minnesota; a sister, Mina Verdoorn of Orange City; and seven grandchildren.
Sioux Center News 1986-11-26.
Esther Geraldine Duven Aalberts
1913–1998 (m. 1937)
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