The Ottumwa Courier

February 25, 2013

Peter Van Ooyen, 93, Oskaloosa


OSKALOOSA — Peter Van Ooyen, 93, of Oskaloosa, died Feb. 23, 2013, at the Mahaska Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa; with Rev. Tom Boomershine officiating. Military rites will be given by members of the Oskaloosa American Legion and VFW at the funeral chapel following the funeral. As was his wish, he will be cremated following the funeral ceremony.

Visitation will begin at noon Wednesday at the funeral chapel with family present from 5–7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to the American Legion or to Mahaska Hospice Serenity House.

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