Harold Klay

90

Hull, Iowa

May 11, 2020

Harold Klay, 90, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Monday, May 11, 2020, at Sioux Center Health.
Funeral service was Friday, May 15, at Oolman Funeral Home, Hull, with interment in Hope Cemetery, Hull. 

Harold Thomas was born Sept. 14, 1929, near Rock Valley, Iowa, son of Tennis and Tillie (Postma) Klay. The following year, the family moved to a farm near Hull. He attended country school and graduated from Western Christian High School in 1946. He had several different jobs including working for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 42-1/2 half years, retiring in December 1992.
On Sept. 14, 1951, he married Freda Kroese. They lived in Hull until he was drafted into the U.S. Army Dec. 5, 1951 and served two years. He was recognized as a 70-year member of Wegman-Koele American Legion Post in Hull on March 15, 2018. His wife passed away June 26, 2015

Survivors include his sister, Dolores “Dottie” Van Iwaarden of Vista, California; two brothers-in-law, Charles (Darlene) Kroese and John (Joyce) Kroese, all of Hull; and numerous nephews and nieces.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Roger (Johanna and Pearl) Klay and Merle (Irma Scholten) Klay; two sisters, Dorothy Klay in infancy, and Marilyn (Duane) Rapp; a sister-in-law, Hilda (Tom) De Jong, and two brothers-in-law, Marion Koele and Leo Van Engen.

Comments are closed.

  • Gerrit Byker

    May 26th, 2020
    by

    91 Sioux Center, Iowa May 17, 2020 Gerrit Byker, 91, of Sioux Center, Iowa, died Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Sioux […]


    Warren Vanden Brink

    May 26th, 2020
    by

    95 Sheldon, Iowa May 19, 2020 Warren R. Vanden Brink, 95, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020, […]


    Wilma A. Van Leeuwen

    May 14th, 2020
    by

    88 Riverview, FL May 4, 2020 Wilma A. Van Leeuwen, 88, of Riverview, FL, passed away on Monday, May 4, […]


    Richard Norberg

    May 14th, 2020
    by

    85 Sioux City, Iowa May 6, 2020 Richard Norberg, 85, of Sioux City, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020, […]


    Connie Nissen

    May 5th, 2020
    by

    52 Hull, Iowa April 27, 2020 Connie Nissen, 52, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020, at Sioux […]


  • Joe Bomgaars Jr.

    May 5th, 2020
    by

    87 Sioux Center, Iowa April 29, 2020 Joe Bomgaars Jr., 87, of Sioux Center, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, April 29, […]


    Dwayne De Jong

    May 5th, 2020
    by

    67 Hull, Iowa May 1, 2020 Dwayne De Jong, 67, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 1, 2020, at […]


    Shirley Lens

    May 5th, 2020
    by

    Shirley Lens 79 Sheldon, Iowa May 3, 2020 Shirley Lens, 79, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020, […]


    Jay Broek

    April 28th, 2020
    by

    Jay Broek 78 Sioux Center, Iowa April 17, 2020 Jay Broek, 78, of Sioux Center, Iowa, died Friday, April 17, 2020, […]


    Frances Moss

    April 28th, 2020
    by

    74 Sioux Center, Iowa April 20, 2020 Frances Moss, 74, of Sioux Center, Iowa, died Monday, April 20, 2020, at her […]


  • What’s Happening

    College elective class leads to interest in art form

    Jennifer Kor | Staff Writer  What started out as a need for more college credits has led a Hull resident […]

    Four earn Boyden Community Club scholarships

    Four residents of Boyden earn $250 scholarships, pandemic changes presentation Nathan Broek | Sports Editor The Boyden Community Club announced […]

    Neighborhood work of art

    Jennifer Kor | Staff Writer Hard work and determination paid off for five children in Hull as they transformed a […]