June 29, 2008
10:30 A.M., Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Calvary Christian Reformed Church
After Noon, Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Family will be present 5:00-7:00 P.M., Tuesday
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Calvary Willing Workers Society
Pella Christian Grade School
Sons - Howard (Phyllis) Hugen - Pleasant Hill, Iowa
Bob (Betty) Hugen - Knoxville, Iowa
Jim (Joyce) Hugen - Oskaloosa, Iowa
Roger (Linda) Hugen - Pella, Iowa
Daughter - Nancy DuPree - Lake Worth, Florida
May 16, 1922 - June 29, 2008
Wilma Vanden Berg Hugen was born on May 16, 1922 to George and Annie Kelderman Vanden Berg in Pella, Iowa. She passed away on Sunday morning June 29, 2008 at the Pella Hospice Comfort House at the age of eighty-six.
Wilma was united in marriage with John Hugen in Pella, Iowa on August 16, 1940. To this union five children were born: Howard, Robert, James, Nancy, and Roger.
John and Wilma farmed in the Peoria and Pella area for fifty-four years, retiring in 1994. They continued to live on the farm until moving to Pella in November of 2001, where she resided at the time of her death. Wilma was employed at Central College in Environmental Services for over twenty-five years. She was a member of Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Pella where she was an active member of the Willing Workers Society.
Wilma is survived by her five children and their spouses: Howard and Phyllis Hugen of Pleasant Hill, Bob and Betty Hugen of Knoxville, Jim and Joyce Hugen of Oskaloosa, Nancy DuPree of Lake Worth, Florida, and Roger and Linda Hugen of Pella.
She also leaves nine grandchildren: Amy and Bryan Maach, Ryan and Kelly Hugen, Troy and Brenda Hugen, Robin and Curt Vink, Chad and Kari Vander Linden, Derek and Lisa Hugen, Jason and Slyvana DuPree, Rochelle and Curt Veenstra, Dustin and Molly Hugen; twenty-six great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Margaret Brass and Jeanette Little.
Wilma was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, John in 2004; two grandsons: Ashley Hugen and Scott DuPree; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Hugen; son-in-law, Dan DuPree; and two sisters: Wilhelmina Schuring and Artie De Groot.
Wilma spent a great deal of time working in various church organizations and doing volunteer work. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.