Source: "The Worthington Globe" Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota. Volume L. Thursday, June 19, 1924. Pg. 1.

Mrs. VAN DRUNEN Is Buried.  Funeral Services Held Monday Morning, Burial on Tuesday.  Funeral services for Mrs. Henry VAN DRUNEN, who died Wednesday afternoon, June 11 at her home at 1015 Paulson avenue, were held at the Dutch Reformed church on Tuesday morning at 11:00 o'clock. Rev. WASSINK, the pastor was in charge of the services. Burial was in the Worthington cemetery on Tuesday morning at 10:30 o'clock. The pallbearers were G. RIEMERSMA, Peter SWEVING, Andrew VAN HOFFWEGEN, Peter RINGNALDA, William VAN DER KOOI and John FEBUS.  She was born in Dussen, Netherland on Jan. 6, 1868, and was 56 years, 6 months and 5 days of age when she passed away. She came to this country March 16, 1904. She was married Nov. 6, 1896 to Henry VAN DRUNEN, to this union seven children being born, five living now. Death was caused by a complication of diseases. All of the children were at her bedside when she passed away except Luke, of Grand Rapids, Mich., who could not get here and James, who was at Cheyenne, Wyoming en route home. The burial service were held over until Tuesday for him.  Those left to mourn her death are her husband, two daughters, Mrs. John ZWEEP and Mrs. Richard KOOISTRA, three sons, James, Luke and Henry.

Submitted by: Colleen Boose




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