SIOUX CENTER—Marion “Bud” Rozeboom, age 87, of Sioux Center, Iowa, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Royale Meadows Care Center of Sioux Center.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 24, at First Reformed Church in Sioux Center, with the Rev. Roger Voskuil officiating. Family will gather at the church for a prayer service at 10 a.m. followed by burial at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Sioux Center, with military honors by Doornink-Brunsting American Legion Post 199.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at the Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center.
Memorials may be directed to Sioux Center Health Royale Meadows Care Center.
Marion Wilbur Rozeboom was born on Feb. 22, 1932, in Sioux Center, IA, the son of John H. and Anna (Kruizenga) Rozeboom. He grew up in Sioux Center and later graduated from Sioux Center High School. Bud served in the U.S. Army from June 15, 1953, to May 6, 1955. While stationed in Germany he took part in a traveling basketball team. On Jan. 18, 1956, he was united in marriage to Gertrude Den Herder in Sioux Center. Together they raised four children: Linda, Jerry, Dale and Pam.
After his time in the service, Bud worked for Den Herder Trucking from 1955 to 1974. In 1974, Bud and Gert started Rozeboom Trucking which they owned and operated until 1999. He had an amazing ability to do math in his head, especially when it came to the business and animals. Bud also enjoyed farming and visiting with friends over a cup of coffee at Doc’s Cafe and McDonald’s. His greatest joy was his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He loved sports and fully enjoyed watching his grandchildren’s sporting events. He will be greatly missed.
Bud is survived by four children: daughter, Linda (H. Robert) Goltz of Midland, MI, their children, Eric Goltz, Christopher (Natalie) Goltz, and Abby (Brandon) King; son, Jerry (LuEllyn) Rozeboom of Walker, IA, their children, Lee (Karoline) Rozeboom, Laine (Ben) Boesenberg, and Lance (Kristin) Rozeboom; son, Dale (Patricia) Rozeboom of Janesville, WI: their children, Mark Rozeboom, Marie (Andrew) de Stadler and Molly Rozeboom; daughter, Pam (Paul) Beaver of Sioux Center, IA: their children, Kaitlin (Ryan) Hoogeveen, Rees (Logan) Beaver and Madison (Chris) Borchers; great-grandchildren, Gabriel Goltz, Elijah Goltz, Lincoln King, Piper King, Lucille Rozeboom, Theodore Rozeboom, Matilda Rozeboom, Jared Boesenberg, Remington Boesenberg, Lance Arnold Rozeboom II, Bastian Rozeboom, Annabelle de Stadler, Luke de Stadler, and Dylan Hoogeveen; one sister, Eldine Wegener of Sun City, AZ; three sisters-in-law: Arta (Marvin) Schoep, Rosalie Prins and Ruth (Ivan) Mulder; and nieces, nephews and other extended family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude Rozeboom; parents, John and Anna Rozeboom; and four siblings, Alice Van Wyke, James Rozeboom, Dick Rozeboom and Gerrit Rozeboom.