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Sioux Center, Iowa, formerly Colton, S.D.

Albertha Van Roekel, 95, of Sioux Center, formerly of Colton, died Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Community Reformed Church in Sioux Falls, S.D. Graveside services will be 9 a.m. Wednesday in Colton Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Minnehaha Funeral Home in Baltic, S.D. Condolences may be sent online to

Grateful for having shared her life are her children, James (Karen) Van Roekel of Dakota Dunes, S.D., Thomas (Rhonda) Van Roekel of Sioux Falls, Anita (Walt) Swier of Marshall, Mo., and Larry (Melodi) Van Roekel of Nerstrand, Minn.; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; her sister, Joann (Wilbur) DeJong; brothers, John Zeilstra and Wilbur (Tillie) Zeilstra; sister-in-law, Hermina Van Roekel; and brother-in-law, Gerrit Van Engelenhoven.

She was preceded by her parents; her husband, John; infant brother, Luther; sister, Jennie Engelenhoven; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Zeilstra; and in-laws, Joe and Margret Van Roekel, Bill and Minnie Klarenbeek, Tony and Winnie Van Roekel, Jake and Jossie Van Roekel, Cornelius Van Roekel, and Willie and Albertha Van Roekel.

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