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Marjorie "Marge" Van Driel

September 30, 1943 — August 22, 2018

IRETON, IOWA – Marjorie (Marge) Sue Van Driel, 74, of Ireton, passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at her residence under hospice care.

Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 27th at the First Reformed Church in Ireton, Iowa with Rev. Doug Van Aartsen officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, August 26th at the church. The Porter Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to

Marjorie (Marge) Sue (Van Engen) Van Driel was born on September 30, 1943 the daughter of John and Gertrude (Termaat) Van Engen, on a farm near Hills, MN.

On March 19, 1965, she married Arlin Van Driel and they moved onto the family farm near Ireton, IA. Arlin passed away on June 1, 2008. Shortly after Arlin’s passing, Marge moved into a house in Ireton, where she resided until her death.

She was an active member of the First Reformed Church of Ireton and volunteered for many organizations in the community. Her hobbies included sewing, gardening, and baking.

Marge is survived by her children, Barbara and Everett Johnson of North Mankato, MN, Kevin and Susan Van Driel of Hawarden, IA, Cindy Van Driel of Rock Valley, IA and Daniel and Kristeen (Cas) Van Driel of Freeman, SD; her grandchildren, Tyler and Michelle Van Driel of Akron, IA, Marissa Van Driel of Sioux Falls, SD, Chase Van Driel of Coralville, IA, Weston Johnson of North Mankato, MN and Jack Van Driel of Freeman, SD; and one great-grandchild, Kasen Van Driel of Akron IA; and her siblings, Rita (David) Busse of Hull, IA, Howard (Dorinda) of Hawarden, IA, Wilmer (Linda) Van Engen of Hudson, SD, Bruce (Lana) Van Engen of Sanborn, IA, Kathy (Dale) Nussbaum of Brookings, SD and Debra (Kim) Nagel also living in Brookings, SD.

Marge was preceded in death by her husband, Arlin Van Driel; her parents, John and Gertrude Van Engen; 2 grandsons, Ethan Van Driel and Trey Johnson; and one great-grandson, Gavin (Culler) Van Driel.

Visitation with the family

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM ,Sunday, August 26, 2018
Ireton First Reformed Church
502 Ash Street Ireton, Iowa 51027

Funeral Service

10:30 AM ,Monday, August 27, 2018
Ireton First Reformed Church
502 Ash Street Ireton, Iowa 51027

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