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Dwight Vredenburg

Tuesday, March 5, 2002

Funeral Services for Dwight C. Vredenburg, 88, were held Monday, March 4, at the First United Methodist Church in Chariton, with the Reverend Gary DeGeest officiating. Burial was in the Chariton Cemetery, Chariton.

Fielding Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

A memorial fund has been established with Northridge Living Center, Methodist Church, Rural Health Care Advantage Hospice.

Dwight passed away on February 28, with complications from a stroke, at the Lucas County Health Center.

Dwight was born January 17, 1914, the son of David and Kate Vredenburg in Lamoni, Iowa. He married Ruth Taylor on April 25, 1937 in Missouri.

Dwight worked as CEO of Hy-Vee Food Stores, Inc., in Chariton for 51 years.

He served in the Coast Guard during WWII.He was a member of the Chariton School Board, Graceland University Board, Indian Hills Community College Board of Directors; Aeolians Singers; Choir Director RLDS and Methodist Church. He belonged to the Rotary; Masons; Russell Town Band; and he loved music.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Taylor, two sons; Chuck Vredenburg, Storm Lake; John Vredenburg, Chariton; one daughter, Martha Vredenburg, Muscatine; one sister, Helen van Der Kamp, Rock Island, IL., 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.