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Ken D. Van Beek

May 26, 1955 ~ October 29, 2020 (age 65)


Inwood, IA: Kenneth Duane Van Beek, 65, of Inwood, Iowa, died Thursday, October 29, 2020, at the Sanford Hospice Centennial Cottage in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 2, at 1:30 PM at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley, Iowa, with Rev. Adam Eisenga of Inwood Christian Reformed Church officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley. Public visitation, with no family present, will be held Sunday, November 1, from 2:00-7:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley. 



   In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Inwood Christian School or Western Christian High School. 


   Kenneth (Kenny) Duane Van Beek, son of George and Dorothy (Van’t Hul) Van Beek, was born May 26, 1955 in Canton, South Dakota. Kenny spent his childhood years on the family farm south of Inwood, Iowa. Kenny spent the majority of his life farming with his father and brother, Vern.  He had a passion for farming and working with his hands. With his love of farming and fixing, Kenny worked at Van Zee Enterprises and Triple V Farms through his adult life. Kenny had three sons, all who love to work with their hands and fix anything that is broken. Kenny was a member of Inwood Christian Reformed Church.


   Kenny is survived by his three sons, Nate and Tricia Van Beek (Doon, Iowa), Nick and Lily Van Beek (Rock Valley, Iowa), and Josh Van Beek (Inwood, Iowa); four grandsons, Triston, Colton, Nestor, and Jayden; granddaughter, Barbie; brother, Vern (Ellen) Van Beek; and three sisters, Linda (Edward) Dykstra, Wanda Vos, and Nancy (Roger) Faber.


    He was preceded in death by his parents George and Dorothy Van Beek.


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 Service Program


Public Visitation with no family present
November 1, 2020

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Porter Funeral Homes
1704 15th Street PO Box 39
Rock Valley, IA

Funeral Service
November 2, 2020

1:30 PM
Porter Funeral Homes
1704 15th Street PO Box 39
Rock Valley, IA

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