William Tuynman

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WM. TUYNMAN SHWX COUNTY PIONEER At FAlftVlBW MONDAY Was 94 Years Old and During the Paat Year Had Lived With His Daughter Near Hawarden Wm. Tuynman, a long time resident , of the Rock Valley vicinity, passed away at the home of his daughter, . Mrs. Otto Coyer, at Fairview at 9s45 Monday evening. Mr. Tuynman had . not- been active for the past year but was np and ate ChristmAs dinner with . the family. He was taken ill Monday ; and pneumonia developed which caused caused his death that evening. Funeral services will be held from . the Coyer home at 1 o'clock this afternoon afternoon and from the Methodist church . in Rock Valley, Burial will be made In a cemetery near Rock Valley beside . his wife. William Tuynman was born in Holland Holland April 7, 1844, and so was past 94 years of age at the time of his passing. passing. He grew to young manhood in was married there to March 21, 1871. They Holland and Annie Tysen came to America in 1885, locating on a farm near Orange City where they lived for one year. They then moved to the vicinity of Hurley, S. D., and \ resided there three years when they moved onto a farm near Rock Valley. He retired from the farm in 1911 and moved to Rock Valley. His wife passed away July 30, 1917, and after her death he made his home with his children. children. For the past year, until November, November, he lived with his daughter, Mrs. J. G. Benson, northeast of Hawarden, when he went to Fairview to live with JJrs. Coyer. He was the father of ten children, two of whom preceded him in death. , Cornelius passed away April 30, 1916, and John died March 19, 1923,, The ohUdren who survive him are Mrs, -Nellie Hasditt, Sioux Falls? j Peter assuror i«i»**s£j 1 ^Fairmont, N.' D.;* Rey- V noldi Tuynman, Madison, S. D,; Mrs. . J. G. Benson, Hawarden; Mrs. Otto Coye|, Fairview, S. D.; Henry Tuyn- man, Madison, S, D. There are also 42 grandchildren and 18 great grandchil- den who survive him. Mr. Tuynman was a great traveler and ^crossed the Atlantic ocean 19 *times, going back to his native land .-•nine times after coming to America to make his home, He had a keen memory and even in his advanced age '; could relate many of his experiences of , the early day here and in Holland. He was of the pioneer type and endured many hardships in his early years while establishing a home and adjusting adjusting himself fpjlihe customs of a new land. His wife, who passed away 21 years ago last July,'died in * similar way as Mr, Tunyman and at the same lour of the same day in the week. of to Chamber

Clipped from The Independent29 Dec 1938, ThuPage 1

The Independent (Hawarden, Iowa)29 Dec 1938, ThuPage 1
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