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Obituaries

February 20, 2013

Bastian ‘B.G.’ G. Hoogenboom

GOSHEN — Bastian “B.G.” G. Hoogenboom, 90, died Wednesday at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.

He was born Nov. 3, 1922 in Goshen, to Leonard S. and Arlie (Elzerman) Hoogenboom.

He married Lina Belle Vance June 5, 1942 in Millersburg.

She survives along with two daughters, Victoria A. (Delaine “Barney”) Barhydt, Millersburg and Cindy K. (Hector) Rios, Las Vegas, Nev.; two sons, Ronald B.G. Hoogenboom, Albuquerque, N.M. and Roger K. (Susan) Hoogenboom, Elkhart; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Albert (Mary) and Cornelius (Shirley) Hoogenboom, both of Goshen.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Agnes Hoogenboom; four brothers, Arthur, Abraham, Leonard and Frederick Hoogenboom; and a grandson, Asher Ray Myers.

A lifetime Goshen resident, Mr. Hoogenboom served in the Army Air Corps in Europe during World War II.

He worked in construction for Maple City Construction and served as building commissioner for the City of Goshen. He was an Elkhart County deputy.

A member of Goshen Greene Road Church, he was also a member of VFW Post #985 where he had served as commander and chaplain.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service on Saturday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen. The Rev. Dave VanderWiele, Goshen Greene Road Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Benton Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to Goshen Greene Road Church.

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