John Fluit Sr.


Rock Valley, Iowa

October 12, 2021

John A. Fluit Sr., 84, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, at Hegg Health Center in Rock Valley. 

Funeral services were Thursday, Oct. 14, at Netherlands Reformed Congregation, Rock Valley, with interment in Valley View Cemetery, Rock Valley. 

John Andrew Fluit Sr. was born June 28, 1937, at Rock Rapids, Iowa, son of Henry and Anna (Wolf) Fluit. 

On March 31, 1959, he married Evelyn Hoogendoorn. They farmed near Inwood, Iowa, before retiring in 2005 and moving to Rock Valley. 

Survivors include his wife; four sons and three daughters, Harold (Betty) Fluit, Craig (Tammy) Fluit, Judy (Gerald) Van Tilburg, John (Anita) Fluit, Sherry (Norman) Van Ravenswaay, Shirley (Greg) Koenen and Daryl (Brenda) Fluit; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Clarence (Joyce) Fluit; sisters, Anna Marie Kaster and Joyce (Greg) Hetrick; sister-in-law, Sylvia Fluit; siblings-in-law, Gilbert (Angeline) Hoogendoorn, Gert Kelderman and Pete (Connie) Hoogendoorn.

He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law, Pete and Kate Hoogendoorn; three grandsons; brothers, Teunis, Wilmer and Henry Fluit; sisters-in-law, Liz and Deana Fluit, and brothers-in-law, Art Kelderman, Marlin Hoogendoorn and Ladell Kaster.

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