Willis Uittenbogaard

Willis Uittenbogaard

91

Boyden, Iowa

July 25, 2018

Willis Uittenbogaard, 91, of Boyden, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Pleasant Acres Care Center, Hull.

Memorial service was Saturday, July 28, at First Reformed Church, Boyden, with interment in Sheridan Township Cemetery, Boyden.

Willis Gerald Uittenbogaard was born Oct. 30, 1926, at Archer, Iowa, the son of Gerritt and Nelsena (Boerhave) Uittenbogaard. He grew up near Boyden where he attended country school and Boyden High School. He then helped his father on the farm. Later, he began employment with Sioux County, doing road maintenance out of the Boyden shed.

On Nov. 20, 1947, he married Hermina Jansen. The couple made their home on her family’s farm. They then moved to a farm southwest of Boyden where he also drove an egg route for Boyden Produce. In 1962, they moved into Boyden. In 1977, he began a 28-year career at Demco in Boyden. During retirement, they spent 13 winters in Mesa, Arizona. In 2007, they moved to Christian Retirement Home in Sheldon, and in January 2015, they transferred to Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull.

Survivors include his wife; three sons and a daughter, Leon “Ike” (Phyllis) Uittenbogaard of Hull, Les Uittenbogaard of North Palm Beach, Florida, Marlin (Tamie) Uittenbogaard of Boyden and Rhonda (Ron) De Groot of Des Moines, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Art and Ed Uittenbogaard, and a sister, Margaret Moret.

Comments are closed.

  • Ruth Anderson

    April 16th, 2019
    by

    Ruth Anderson 87 Le Mars, Iowa April 8, 2019 Ruth Anderson, 87, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, April 9, […]


    Dr. Edwin Geels

    April 9th, 2019
    by

    Dr. Edwin Geels 79 Laughlin, Nevada March 30, 2019 Dr. Edwin Geels, 79, of Laughlin, Nevada, died at his home […]


    Clarence Van Voorst

    April 9th, 2019
    by

    Clarence Van Voorst 76 Hull, Iowa April 3, 2019 Clarence Van Voorst, 76, of Hull, Iowa, died April 3, 2019, […]


    Harlan Hulst

    April 9th, 2019
    by

    Harlan Hulst 67 San Diego, California January 5, 2019 Harlan Hulst, 67, of San Diego, California, passed away in Mexico […]


    Eileen Klootwyk

    April 2nd, 2019
    by

    Eileen Klootwyk 83 Sheldon, Iowa March 28, 2019 Eileen Mae Klootwyk, 83, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away Thursday, March 28, […]


  • Pete Valentine

    April 2nd, 2019
    by

    Pete Valentine 81 Sioux Falls/Harrisburg, SD March 23, 2019 Pete Valentine, 81 passed peacefully into Jesus’ loving arms on 3-23-19 […]


    Henrietta Van Roekel

    March 19th, 2019
    by

    Henrietta Van Roekel 91 Rock Rapids, Iowa March 16, 2019 Henrietta Van Roekel, 91, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Saturday, […]


    Wilmina Kooiker

    March 19th, 2019
    by

    Wilmina Kooiker 96 Hull, Iowa March 8, 2019 Wilmina Kooiker, 96, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, […]


    Sylvester Harms

    March 19th, 2019
    by

    Sylvester Harms 97 George, Iowa March 10, 2019 Sylvester Harms, 97, of George, Iowa, died Sunday, March 10, 2019, at […]


    Dale Merrill

    March 19th, 2019
    by

    Dale Merrill 86 Sheldon, Iowa March 11, 2019 Dale Merrill, 86, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019, […]


  • [Advertisement.]
  • What’s Happening

    The miracle of golf balls

    June De Wit | Staff Writer A last-minute decision last March not only saved Dar Tiedeman’s cattle but flood waters […]

    There’s a new promotion in town

    June De Wit | Staff Writer At a recent executive meeting, the Hull Chamber of Commerce decided to try a […]

    New building planned for Hubbling Park restrooms

    Jeanne Visser | Staff Writer The Hull City Council recently accepted a bid from J & J Building Contractors for […]