Kenneth  Groenenboom


Kenneth (Ken) Gordon Groenenboom, age 90, of Oskaloosa went to be with his Lord on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the Mahaska Health Serenity House.
He was the son of Peter and Jennie (Heslinga) Groenenboom and was born in New Sharon, IA area on May 30, 1929. He graduated from the Lacey High School. On February 14, 1952 he was united in marriage to Ruth Van Gilst and together they began their life in agriculture.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years and the following children: Patricia & Bob Deur, Norma &Wavern; Rozenboom, Duane & Sue Groenenboom, Linda & Stan Laverman, Traci & Richard Schmitt, Dan & Deb Groenenboom, Joel & Laura Groenenboom, and Judy & Carl Faber, 32 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. Their extended family included Chiu and Lien Lau and daughters, Thanh (Daniel) Lam and children, and Effendi and Fen Fen Leobandung and sons.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother and sister-in-law, Harlan and Janet Groenenboom and daughter-in-law, Laura Groenenboom.
A memorial service will be on Thursday, August 15 at 10:30 AM at the First Christian Reformed Church of Oskaloosa with Pastor Paul Hoekstra officiating. Interment will be in the Forest Cemetery of Oskaloosa. Visitation will begin after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church; the family will greet relatives and friends from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday evening. In lieu of flowers, to honor Ken and his desire to bless others, memorials can be made to the Oskaloosa Christian School or Oskaloosa Special Olympics. Langkamp Funeral Home is in charge of the services.
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Published on August 12, 2019
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Aug 13, 2019
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Aug 12, 2019
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