Claren Vande Krol Obituary

Claren Dale Vande Krol
Claren Dale Vande Krol
Claren Dale Vande Krol

October 10, 1939 - October 2, 2011
Born in Taintor, Iowa
Resided in Branson, MO
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Claren Dale Vande Krol, 71, formerly of the Des Moines area, passed away at home in Branson, Missouri on October 2, 2011 after a long, brave battle. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Berean Assembly of God Church. Visitation will be from 4 – 8 p.m., Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the church. Burial will be at Rising Sun Cemetery.

He was born on October 10, 1939 to Russell and Johanna (Meppelink) Vande Krol in Taintor, Iowa. Claren grew up in Lynnville, Iowa and served two years in the US Army. Claren married Carolyn Mark on March 22, 1964. They had 3 children (Calvin, Pamela, Tracey). He loved spending time with his family and playing games. His grandchildren were his joy and he loved his time with them.

He loved God and served his church as deacon, usher, bookkeeper, and bus driver. Claren truly believed that God had a plan for his life and also for his death. Claren's faith never faltered.

Claren is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carolyn; his three children, Calvin Vande Krol (Lori), Pamela (Raymond) Castro and Tracey (John) Sala; five grandchildren, Zackery Vande Krol, Andrew Vande Krol, Emma Castro, Jacob Sala, and Max Sala; a stepmother, Margaret Vande Krol; two brothers, Delwin Vande Krol and Doug Vande Krol; one dear sister, Lilian Breckinridge; two brothers-in-law, Ron Mark and Craig Mark, two sisters-in-law, Jan Anthony and Cindy Vande Krol and many nieces and nephews.

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Berean Assembly of God Church
5225 East University
Pleasant Hill, IA 50317
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Berean Assembly of God Church
5225 East University
Pleasant Hill, IA 50317
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
10:00 AM
Rising Sun Cemetery
Rising Sun Dr. & University
Pleasant Hill, IA US 50327
Wednesday, October 5, 2011