Rock Valley, IA: Jennieva Den Boer, 69, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Hegg Health Center in Rock Valley. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, November 21, at 11:00 AM at Netherlands Reformed Congregation in Sioux Center, Iowa with Rev. J.J. Witvoet officiating. A prayer service will be held at 9:00 AM, Wednesday, at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley with burial following at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley. Visitation, with the family present, will be held Tuesday, November 20, at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley from 5:30-7:30 PM. Condolences may be left for the family at www.porterfuneralhomes.com. The family prefers memorials be directed to Hegg Health Center or Whispering Heights in Rock Valley.
Jennieva Den Boer, daughter of Gerrit and Antonia (Fluit) Rozeboom, was born May 31, 1949 in LeMars, Iowa. She graduated as a Registered Nurse from Sioux Valley School of Nursing in 1970. She worked at the Sioux Center Hospital for five years and Hegg Memorial Health Center in Rock Valley for 38 years, working in various departments. On January 12, 1973, Jennieva was united in marriage with Willis A. Den Boer. Together the couple lived on a farm near Rock Valley until May 2018 when Jennieva moved to Whispering Heights in Rock Valley.
Jennieva loved music and she enjoyed playing the organ. She also liked to spend time scrapbooking, and being with family and friends. Jennieva was a member of the Netherlands Reformed Congregation in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Jennieva is survived by her husband of 45 years, Willis of Rock Valley; son, Andrew (Robyn) Den Boer of Rock Valley; foster son, Matt (Christie) Boer of Gillette, Wyoming; mother-in-law, Gertrude Den Boer of Rock Valley; sister, Gertrude (John) Van Beek of Rock Valley; two brothers, Tony (Marcia) Rozeboom of Bruno, Arkansas and Leonard H. (Freida) Rozeboom of Rock Rapids, Iowa; and sister-in-law, Betty Rozeboom of Rock Valley.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerrit and Antonia Rozeboom; three brothers, Dick G. (Kryna) Rozeboom, Tuenis G. (Adrianna) Rozeboom, and Gerrit A. Rozeboom; one sister, Clazina (Herman) Spaans; and Willis’ father, Andrew Den Boer.