INWOOD—Albert Van Beek, age 81, of Inwood, IA, died on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at his residence.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at the Netherlands Reformed Church in Sioux Center, with burial following at the Richland Cemetery in Inwood, Iowa.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Memorial Funeral Home in Sioux Center.
Albert Marvin Van Beek was born Sept. 30, 1940, to Peter and Juliana (Schelling) Van Beek in rural Alton, Iowa.
Albert was joined in marriage to Gloria Van Veldhuizen on Nov. 27, 1962. The couple lived southwest of Rock Valley, Iowa, before moving to the farm east of Inwood, Iowa. For a few years, Albert farmed and worked for Van Zee Block and Tile in Rock Valley. He later farmed full time with his sons.
He was a lifelong member of the Netherlands Reformed Congregation of Sioux Center where he served on the consistory for 41 years.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Van Beek of Inwood; his children: Sharlene (Carlin) Groeneweg of Rock Valley; Marvin Van Beek of Larchwood; Paul (Dawn) Van Beek of Inwood; Randall (Karen) Van Beek of Ireton; Carolyn (Jamie) Van Beek of Inwood; David (Melissa) Van Beek of Inwood; Jeffrey (Jolene) Van Beek of Hull; 26 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by seven siblings; four in-laws from the Van Veldhuizen family and numerous nieces and nephews.
Albert was preceded by his parents; grandson, Kyle Dreke; two brothers, Cornelius Van Beek, Gerald (Wilmina) Van Beek; two brothers-in-law: Gerrit Van Veldhuizen and Junior Van Beek.