Bethel Dee van KLOOTWYK  geboren te Knoxville, Iowa, USA op 18-08-1930 overleden te Knoxville, Iowa, USA op 24-12-2003 zoon van Clarence KLOOTWIJK  (1902-1971) en van (²) MOWL 
getrouwd met (²) CROSSLEY 
(²) van KLOOTWYK 
|Uit "The Journal Express" van 9 januari 2004: |
"A Celebration of Life for Bethel Dee Van Klootwyk, 73, of Knoxville, who died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003 at his home, was held Monday, Dec. 29, at Williams Funeral Home. Pastor Steven Bagby officiated at the services. Music was provided by Janet Westberg, soloist and Darlene Mooberry, organist.
Interment was at Gosport Cemetery in rural Marion County. Casketbearers were Steve Hoehns, Ralph Klootwyk, Richard Mathes, Stu Menninga, Chuck Sims and Tom Smith. Honorary bearers were Flavian Hoch, Dale Pearson, Frank Rogers and Bob G. Smith.
Bethel was born on Aug. 18, 1930 southwest of Knoxville in rural Marion County. He was one of two children born to Grace Leona Mowl and Clarence Corney Van Klootwyk. He graduated from Knoxville High School in 1948. He was a captain in the United States Army from 1951-1953.
On April 4, 1964 he married Joan Marie Crossley in Knoxville. To this union four children were born.
Bethel farmed with his father and later his son south of Knoxville. He raised black-white face Angus cattle and Duroc hogs. He was a member of the National Farmers Organization and the Marion County Pork Producers. He was a 4-H leader for many years with the Hop-n-Hurry 4-H Club. He was also an honorary member of the Twin Cedars Future Farmers of America. He was awarded the Iowa Master Corn and Soy Bean Growers Association award in 1984 and 1985.
Bethel enjoyed traveling out west to Montana and Colorado with the family. He liked to spend free time hunting and fishing as well as reading. History and biographies were his favorite books. For many years Bethel collected antique cars. Special ones were his 1961 and 1962 Chevy convertibles and a red and white 1959 Corvette. He drove them in various 4th of July, Homecoming and other parades as far away as Oklahoma City, Okla.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Joan of Knoxville; a son, Logan Van Klootwyk and his fiancÚ, Angee Porter of Newton; three daughters and their husbands, Lori Van Klootwyk-Ladwig and Lejon Ladwig of Edina, Mo., LuAnn and Victor Markley of Kelley, and Loretta and Craig Schouten of Columbia, Mo.; a sister and brother-in-law, Clarice and Melvin Sams of Apache Junction, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Pella and Olive Chapel United Methodist Church.
Arrangements were made by Williams Funeral Home."
|8. Johannes KLOOTWIJK  geboren te Kedichem op 10-12-1836 overleden te Pella, Iowa, USA op 16-11-1917||9. Gezenna Marie Mathilda KRIJNDERS  geboren ca. 1839|
|4. Teunis KLOOTWIJK  geboren te Pella, Iowa, USA op 11-08-1865 overleden te Knoxville, Iowa, USA op 04-06-1938||5. Mary de BONT  geboren te Iowa, USA ca. 1869 overleden te Pella, Iowa, USA op 1904|
|2. Clarence KLOOTWIJK  geboren op 11-01-1902 overleden op 11-01-1971||3. (²) MOWL  |
|1. Bethel Dee van KLOOTWYK  geboren te Knoxville, Iowa, USA op 18-08-1930 overleden te Knoxville, Iowa, USA op 24-12-2003|
getrouwd met (²) CROSSLEY 
1. (²) van KLOOTWYK 
2. (²) van KLOOTWYK 
3. (²) van KLOOTWYK 
4. (²) van KLOOTWYK 
|Stamoudste van Bethel Dee van KLOOTWYK  (1930-2003) is Teunis van KLOOTWIJK  (1719-1773)|
Verwantschap tussen Bethel Dee van KLOOTWYK  (1930-2003) en referentie Willem KLOOTWIJK  (1851-1918):
|[Bethel Dee van KLOOTWYK als referentie]|
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