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Public Visitation with no family present

Christ Lutheran Church of Alvord
Friday October 23rd, 2020
2:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

Porter Funeral Home
Saturday October 24th, 2020
10:30am

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Marian Verburg

Rock Valley, IA: Marian Verburg, 98, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Friday, October 16, 2020 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden, Iowa. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 24, at 10:30 AM at First Reformed Church of Rock Valley with Rev. Dr. Verlyn Boone officiating. The service can be live-streamed at https://www.rvfrc.org/. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley. Public visitation, with no family present, will be held Friday, October 23, from 2:00-7:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home in Rock Valley.

   The family requests that memorials be directed to Hope Haven in Rock Valley.

   Marian (Vink) Verburg, the daughter of Garret and Annie (Te Brink) Vink, was born June 27, 1922 at Georgeville, Minnesota. As a young child, she moved with her parents north of Perkins, Iowa along Highway 75. She later moved north of Hull, Iowa.

   Marian was united in marriage to Richard Verburg on February 11, 1943. Together they lived on the farm west of Rock Valley. In June of 1983, they retired and moved to Rock Valley. Marian was a homemaker. She loved gardening, canning, and baking cakes and goodies that she would give to others. She loved crocheting hangers and making quilts for the family. Marian was a member of the First Reformed Church of Rock Valley, the Eunice Circle, Hope Haven Auxiliary, and Hegg Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

   Marian is survived by her sons, Kenneth (Mary Lou) Verburg, Arlan (Alma) Verburg both of Rock Valley, Iowa; daughter, Rhonda (Ken) Gould of Sheridan, Wyoming; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Anna Scholten of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Bernice (John) Reuvers of Marshall, Minnesota.

   She was preceded in death by her parents, Garret and Annie; husband, Richard; siblings, Delmer, George, Alice, Nettie, Albert, and Henry.


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Dear Verburg Family,
Im so sorry to hear about Marians passing. Im sure shes enjoying heaven with her sweet husband, Rich. I met Rich & Marian at the fitness center in the basement of Hegg Hospital where they were working out as were my Mom, Berdena and I. I always looked forward to seeing them when I was home visiting Mom. Your Dad shared stories with me about him playing ball with my Dad. I so so cherish those conversations. Your Dad made me a cross which is proudly displayed in my computer room!
Your Mom invited Mom and I over to visit her. That also was fun. She gave us some homemade hangers which I still use today..
I admired and respected your parents. They were wonderful folks and will be missed.
Your family are in my prayers.
Sincerely,
Bonnie Buma and Berdena too.

Bonnie Buma Oct 25 2020 12:00 AM

Sending hugs and love to the family during this difficult time. Aunt Marion was a very special lady. I loved to see what special things she was making and always picked up extra hangers!! Love Dan & Rachel Morren

Rachel Morren Oct 21 2020 12:00 AM

Grandma you will be so missed. We know you so happy in heaven with grandpa and all your brothers and sisters. I am so glad I got the quilting bug from you. I will treasure all the times we shared talking and looking at quilts. I love you.

Janet Cromwell Oct 20 2020 12:00 AM