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Gloria Van Bemmel

August 10, 1957 — October 13, 2017

Rock Valley, IA: Gloria Van Bemmel, 60, of Rock Valley, Iowa died Friday, October 13, 2017 at Hegg Memorial Health Center in Rock Valley. Memorial services will be Thursday, October 19 at 11:00 AM at Calvary Protestant Reformed Church in Hull, Iowa with Rev. Cory Griess officiating. Private family burial will be held prior to the service at Hillside Cemetery in Doon, Iowa. Visitation, with the family present, will be held Wednesday, October 18 at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley from 5:30-7:30 PM. Memorials may be given to Heritage Christian School in Hudsonville, Michigan or Hull Protestant Reformed Christian Grade School in Hull.

Gloria Van Bemmel, daughter of Herman and Clazina (Rozeboom) Spaans, was born August 10, 1957 at Corsica, South Dakota. She was united in marriage with Alan Van Bemmel on May 26, 1981 at Rock Valley. Some of Gloria’s greatest joys in life were her church, children, grandchildren, women’s Bible study group, and flower gardening. She was a member of the Calvary Protestant Reformed Church.

She is survived by her husband Alan; four children, Janell (Phil) Maas and their three children, Whitney, TJ, and Sable of Hudsonville, Michigan, Trent (Michelle) Van Bemmel and their four children, Annica, Skyler, Janessa, and Derick of Rock Valley, Kelsey (Ashley) Van Bemmel and their four children, Kara, Connor, Dean, and Oliver of Loveland, Colorado, and Lacey (Tim) Key and their three children, Alaina, Liam, and Jade of Jenison, Michigan; two brothers, Harvey (Lavonne) Spaans, and Calvin (Evelyn) Spaans; and seven sisters, Martena (Darrell) Hause, Anna May (Dale) Vaughn, Dorothy (Lyle) Dewald, Sarah (Steve) Boluyt, Karol (Brian) Iburg, Karen (Steve) Johnson, and Carla Bazen.

Gloria was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Sonja Ruth Van Bemmel; parents, Herman and Clazina Spaans; and granddaughter, Brynn Ruth Key.


5:30 PM - 7:30 PM ,Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Porter Funeral Home ~ Rock Valley
1704 15th Street Rock Valley, Iowa, Sioux 51247

Memorial Service

11:00 AM ,Thursday, October 19, 2017
Calvary Protestant Reformed Church
2011 2nd Street Hull, Iowa, Sioux 51239

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