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Obituaries, November 16, 2005

Helen DeWeerdt Little Rock, Iowa Helen DeWeerdt, 90, of Little Rock, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, at Country View Manor, Sibley, Iowa. Born April 14, 1915, in rural George, Iowa, she was the daughter of George and Trena Schneidermann Kruger. She...

Helen DeWeerdt

Little Rock, Iowa

Helen DeWeerdt, 90, of Little Rock, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, at Country View Manor, Sibley, Iowa.

Born April 14, 1915, in rural George, Iowa, she was the daughter of George and Trena Schneidermann Kruger. She married Peter DeWeerdt on July 23, 1940, at his parents' home.

She lived her youth in the George area and attended country school. After marriage, they farmed in the Little Rock area until 1966, when they moved to Little Rock. She sewed for many people in the area and did extensive baby-sitting for other families. She was a member of Central Baptist Church, George, and was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She was a resident of Country View Manor, Sibley, for nearly six years.

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Surviving are her husband; two sons, Darrel DeWeerdt, Sibley, and Doug (Mary) DeWeerdt, Boyden, Iowa; two daughters, Doris DeWeerdt, Little Rock, and Della (Tom) Underwood, Spirit Lake, Iowa; two brothers, George (Shirlee) Kruger, Sibley, and Elra (Delores) Kruger, Round Lake; two sisters, Matilda (Jim) Bergman, Sibley, and Kathryn Kruger, Brewster; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. today at Central Baptist Church, George.

The service will be 11:30 a.m. today at Central Baptist Church, George, with the Rev. Keith Vik officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Little Rock.

Bolin Funeral Service, George, is in charge of arrangements.

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