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Harry L. Hartgers

December 29, 1935 ~ December 22, 2019 (age 83)


Harry Lee Hartgers was born on December 29, 1935, to Tunis and Cora (Olsthoorn) Hartgers north of Sully, Iowa.  

On October 11, 1957, he was united in marriage to Marlene Terpstra at the Third Reformed Church in Pella. To this union they were blessed with three children: Debra, Danny and Diane.

Harry worked for Midwest Manufacturing in Kellogg, Iowa, for five years and at Pella Corporation for 38 years. He also worked for lots of farmers, and he started his own stone business. His favorite hobby was raising red worms. He went on Red Rock Threshers and WHO tractor rides. He enjoyed going to toy auctions, and lawn and garden tractor auctions. He went to Pella basketball games and Vet’s Auditorium for many years. Harry also loved camping, helping his kids and grandkids with 4-H, and attending all his grandkids’ activities. He enjoyed playing pitch on Sunday nights with family.

Those left to cherish Harry’s memory are his wife Marlene and their family:

Debra and William Halpin, Vista, CA

   Nicole De Jong

   Amanda and Aaron Barr


   Zachary and Tiffany Halpin


Danny and Vicky Hartgers, Montezuma

   Tiffany and Taylor Yazel


   Tyler and Mallory Hartgers



Diane and Brian Van Vark, Pella

   Bailey and Ben Van Wyk


   Megan and Jason Van Zante

   Klage and Brooke Van Vark

He is also survived by his siblings: Anna Mae and Arvin Van Wyk, Vernon and Marge Hartgers, LaDonna Rooda, and Barb Hartgers.

Harry was preceded in death by: his parents; parents-in-law; and his brothers: Melvin Hartgers and Lewis Hartgers.

To send flowers to Harry's family, please visit our floral store.


December 26, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Third Reformed Church
708 East 13th Street
Pella, IA 50219

Visitation With Family
December 26, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Third Reformed Church
708 East 13th Street
Pella, IA 50219

Funeral Service
December 27, 2019

10:30 AM
Third Reformed Church
708 East 13th Street
Pella, IA 50219


Hospice of Pella
Pella IA

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