September 6, 2021
Alice N. Diekevers, 96, of Inwood, Iowa, passed away Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, at Fellowship Village in Inwood.
Memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at Porter Funeral Home, Inwood, with inurnment in Richland Cemetery, Inwood. Visitation with the family present will be from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
Alice Van De Berg was born Nov. 6, 1924, in Sioux Center, Iowa, to John and Ada (Doornink) Van De Berg. She graduated from high school.
On Jan. 14, 1948, she married Marvin Kuyper and they lived in the Inwood area. He died April 30, 1981.
On March 19, 1993, she married Gerrit Diekevers. They made their home in Hospers, Iowa. Following Gerrit’s death, she moved back to Inwood and worked as a nurse aide at Canton-Inwood Hospital.
Survivors include five daughters, Norma (Alan) Maurer of Larchwood, Iowa, Diane (Verlyn) Wildeboer of Canton, South Dakota, Carol (Douglas) Friest of Harrisburg, South Dakota, Eloise Hoekstra of Rock Rapids, Iowa, and Mary (Warren) Koele of Hull, Iowa; son-in-law, Richard Ekle of Canton; brother, Elmer Van De Berg of Sioux Center; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; son, James Kuyper; daughter, Elaine Ekle; son-in-law, Scott Hoekstra, and two grandchildren.