Hazel P. Venhuizen

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Hazel P. Venhuizen

January 24, 1921 - December 31, 2018

Hazel P. Venhuizen HAZEL P. VENHUIZEN, 97, of Albany, IL, died Monday December 31, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton, IA.

Her funeral service is at 1:00 PM Monday, January 7, 2019 at the Albany United Methodist Church, preceded by a visitation from 11:00 AM until the time of the service. Pastor Toni Lucas will be officiating. The Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Interment will be in Lusk Memorial Cemetery in Albany. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to be made to Albany United Methodist Church or Albany Indian Mounds.

Hazel was born January 24, 1921, in Newton Township, Whiteside County, IL, to Isaac and Nellie (Klimstra) Wierenga. She was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools and was a graduate of Erie High School in Erie, IL. She married Fred Venhuizen on April 24, 1941 in Garden Plain, IL. He died on October 27, 1967. Hazel was a homemaker and also was employed at General Electric Co. in Morrison for 20 years. She was a member of Albany United Methodist Church and had participated in the Friendly Circle. She was a member of the Friends of the Albany Indian Mounds. Hazel was an avid reader and enjoyed collecting angels and antiques.

Survivors include two daughters, Chris Wilson of Albany and Bonnie Swedell of Adair, IL; one son, Alfred (Vicki) Venhuizen of Mesa, AZ; two grandchildren, David Swedell and Steven (Ashley) Swedell, two great grandchildren, Audrey and Blaine Swedell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred and one brother, Howard Wierenga.
To send online condolences go to www.bosmarenkes.com
Published on January 2, 2019
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4 posts

Jacquie Van der Noot, Lenabell Graham Cramer's daughter
Jan 07, 2019
So thankful I got to visit her one more time in Uncle Howard and Auntie Mae's old home last summer. Now she is with her loved ones who've gone on before.
I have my paring knives and pink cup and saucer set to remind me of her kind spirit and hospitality to me.
Joan Norman
Jan 07, 2019
I was at your moms house a long time ago and remember looking at all of her Knick knacks and collections. She was a sweet lady😘
Paula Custer
Jan 05, 2019
Will miss your smile, Auntie Hazel, your home and hearing you say, 'You are always welcome.' Look forward to seeing you in Heaven.
Chris I am so sorry for your loss. I remember your Mom well and always thought she was a good lady.
Jan 03, 2019