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Betty Van Tubergen

March 24, 1932 — November 17, 2020

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     Betty Van Tubergen age 88 of George, Iowa passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Society of George.

     A private family graveside service will be Friday, November 20, 2020 at Sheridan Township Cemetery in Boyden, Iowa.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

     Cards may be sent to the Van Tubergen Family at: 3840 170th St. George, Iowa 51237

     Betty Van Tubergen was born March 24, 1932 in Boyden, Iowa, the daughter of Jan and Ella (Diekevers) Scholten.  She grew up in Boyden and graduated from Hull Western Christian School.  On June 5, 1968 Betty was united in marriage to Edward Van Tubergen.  Together they made their home in George and raised two children. 

     Betty was a housewife, worked as a telephone operator for AT&T in Hull for 15 years, and worked at the Tarco Doll Company in George for 5 years. She was a member of the Hope Reformed Church and a part of the women’s circle. She was also a member of a Round Robin Circle Group with her classmates from school. People enjoyed receiving cards and letters from her.  She enjoyed cooking and will be remembered as being the best cook.  Her family remembers her as spiritual, gentle, kind, and a loving human being following in Jesus’s footsteps.

     Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Nancy (Chuck) Eiten of Jeffersonville, IN and Brad (Ashley) Van Tubergen of George, IA; two grandchildren, Ellen and Benjamin. The family would also like to give special recognition to her dear friend Kathryn Klaahsen for her many acts of love and kindness to their mom and for watching out for her in her final years. Her friendship was dearly cherished.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Jan and Ella Scholten; husband, Edgar; brothers, George and John Scholten; sisters, Grada Vander Lugt, Jeanette Sybesma, and Henrietta Dykstra.


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