John Clarence Zeutenhorst

John Clarence Zeutenhorst

Male 1915 - 1996  (80 years)

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  • Name John Clarence Zeutenhorst  [1, 2
    Born 26 Aug 1915  Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • at parents' home
    Gender Male 
    Milit-Beg 10 Mar 1943  Fort Crook, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Sgt. Zeutenhorst was the platoon commander in the 23rd Special Reconnaisance Troops, which served in France and Germany with the First, Third, and Ninth Armies, doing scouting duty with each of these armies and transferred from one area to another in preparation for the advance of the main troops....[After training] he landed in Scotland January 8, 1944 and on the Normandy beach, France, July 6, participating in the battles for St. Lo and Brest. With his regiement, he served with the 4th Armored Div. in the "battle of the Bulge" which freed the 101st Airborne troops from the German encirclement at Bastogne.
    Occupation 1960  [4, 8
    Was employed at the Sioux Center Creamery, retired 
    Died 28 Jan 1996  Pleasant Acres Care Center, Hull, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Buried 31 Jan 1996  Memory Gardens Cemetery, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    • gravemarker
    Person ID I542  LaZeut
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2017 

    Father Harmen Jan (Herman) Zuetenhorst/Zeutenhorst,   b. 31 Oct 1868, Voorst, Gelderland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1947, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Jacoba Westra,   b. 17 Dec 1876, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1950, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1896  Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 11, 12
    • at the home of the bride’s parents Mrs. and Mrs. D.S. Westra
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla Marie Vande Berg,   b. 14 Nov 1917, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 2006, Royale Meadows Care Center, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1938  Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 13
    Notes 
    • Married in farm home of Priscilla's parents, northeast of Sioux Center.
    Children 
    +1. G.J. Zeutenhorst
    +2. M.G. Zeutenhorst
    +3. P.M. Zeutenhorst
    Family ID F466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Aug 1915 - Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Dec 1938 - Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Jan 1996 - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Zeutenhorst: Herman Zeutenhorst and Jacoba Westra family
    Zeutenhorst: Herman Zeutenhorst and Jacoba Westra family
    Photo of Harmen Jan (Herman) Zeutenhorst (1868-1947) and Jacoba (Coba) Westra (1876-1950) family. From left to right: back row - John (1915-1996), Gerrit (1906-1981), Bertha (1897-1984), and Herman Jr. (1909-1983); front row - Alberdina (1901-1970), Coba, Herman Jan, and Cora (1912-2002).
    Zeutenhorst: John C. Zeutenhorst and Priscilla Vande Berg 1938 Wedding
    Zeutenhorst: John C. Zeutenhorst and Priscilla Vande Berg 1938 Wedding
    Wedding photo of John Clarence Zeutenhorst (1915-1996) and Priscilla Maria Vande Berg (1917-2006) (m. 16 Dec 1938).
    Zeutenhorst: John Clarence Zeutenhorst and Priscilla Vande Berg family 1965
    Zeutenhorst: John Clarence Zeutenhorst and Priscilla Vande Berg family 1965
    Photo of John Clarence Zeutenhorst (1915-1996) and Priscilla Marie Vande Berg (1917-2006) family. Children in back row: Phyllis Mae, Gerald James (Jordy), and Marlyn Gene Zeutenhorst.
    Zeutenhorst: Zeutenhorst Gathering 1994
    Zeutenhorst: Zeutenhorst Gathering 1994
    Photo from Iowa Zeutenhorst gathering with John Zeutenhorst, Ed Jansen, and Evert Van Binsbergen.

    Documents
    Zeutenhorst: John C. Zeutenhorst 1996 Obituary
    Zeutenhorst: John C. Zeutenhorst 1996 Obituary
    Obituary of John Clarence Zeutenhorst (d. 28 Jan 1996) that appeared in The Sioux Center News.

  • Notes 
    • seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren at time of death [8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S236] Soetenhorst Familie-album, Ina Bartels-Soetenhorst, compiler, (Oldenzaal, Nederland: self-published, 3 March 2002), p. 268.

    2. [S38] Descendants of Gerrit Zeutenhorst, Gertrude (Vande Berg) Jansen, compiler, (Sioux Center, Iowa: unpublished, 1994).

    3. [S3021] Birth Notice: Zeutenhorst, John Clarence, (Sioux Center News. Sioux Center, Iowa, 22 August 1940, p. 7: accessed 2 December 2016).

    4. [S115] Vande Berg Family History, Wilma Joyce (Hoekstra) Vande Berg, compiler, (Decorah, Iowa: The Anundsen Publishing Co., 1995), p. 342.

    5. [S236] Soetenhorst Familie-album, Ina Bartels-Soetenhorst, compiler, (Oldenzaal, Nederland: self-published, 3 March 2002), p. 314.

    6. [S22] A People with Convictions: A History of Sioux Center, Iowa 1870-1991, Sioux Center Centennial Publication Committee, compilers, (Dallas: Curtis Media Corporation, 1991), p. 672.

    7. [S3012] Military Service: Zeutenhorst, John Clarence, (Alton Democrat. Alton, Iowa, 26 July 1945, p. 1: accessed 1 December 2106).

    8. [S499] Obituary: Zeutenhorst, John C., (Sioux Center News. Sioux Center, Iowa, 30 January 1996, p. A-7: accessed 25 September 2012).

    9. [S300] Iowa Gravestone Photo Project.

    10. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 100281084.

    11. [S3014] Wedding Anniversary: Zeutenhorst Harmen Jan and Jacoba Westra (50th), (Sioux Center News. Sioux Center, Iowa, 28 February 1946, p. 1: accessed 1 December 2016).

    12. [S1435] Obituary: Zeutenhorst, Herman (1868-1947), (Sioux Center News. Sioux Center, Iowa, 10 July 1947, p. 1: accessed 3 October 2012).

    13. [S510] Obituary: Zeutenhorst, Priscilla Vande Berg, (Memorial Funeral Home. Sioux Center, Iowa: accessed 20 June 2011).


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