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Porter Funeral Home
Wednesday September 22nd, 2021
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Thursday September 23rd, 2021
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Gilbert C. Hoogendoorn

Rock Valley, IA: Gilbert C. Hoogendoorn, 87, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Monday, September 20, 2021, under the care of hospice at his son’s home in Rock Valley. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 23, at 2:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley with Rev. J.J. Witvoet officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley. Public visitation, with no family present, will be held Wednesday, September 22, from 5:00-8:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home.


Gilbert Cornelius Hoogendoorn, son of Merritt and Gertrude (Van Voorst) Hoogendoorn, was born June 3, 1934 near Alvord, Iowa. Gilbert married Roevina Van Ginkel on June 20, 1956. The couple lived most of their married years in Rock Valley, Iowa.


Gilbert was employed at Kooima Machine Works, now known as Total Component Solutions (TCS), for 42 years. He retired in March 2001. Gilbert enjoyed fishing, lawncare, woodworking, traveling, and photography. He was a longtime member of the Netherlands Reformed Congregation of Rock Valley.

Gilbert is survived by his wife of 65 years, Roevina; son, Michael (Marilyn) Hoogendoorn; 3 grandchildren and their families, grandson, Wendell (Nicky) Hoogendoorn and their children, Makiah and Avrey; grandson, Jeff (Crystal) Hoogendoorn and their children, Keegan, Masen, Hailey, Madisyn, and Aubree; and granddaughter, Amy (Joey) Hinderks and their children, Jaden, Kavan, and Peyton; brother, Jake (Kathy) Hoogendoorn; and sister, Marge (John) Vis. He was preceded in death by his parents.


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My deepest sympathies to your family! I always enjoyed helping Gilbert with his insurance.

Joyce Sipma Oct 13 2021 8:15 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gilbert Hoogendoorn

Joni L Wulf Sep 28 2021 10:42 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gilbert Hoogendoorn

Jericka Blankenship Sep 28 2021 9:00 AM

I did not personally know Gilbert, but I have been friends with Marg Vis since high school and I know Jake! My sympathy to the families of Gilbert, Marg, & Jake. May Gods Grace & Peace be with all of you at this time!

Lylis Van Donkelaar Sep 22 2021 10:47 AM

Our sympathy's and prayers are with you and your family Roevina, we have many great memories of you and Gilbert as mom and dad's wonderful neighbors and friends.

Joel and Norma Kannegieter Sep 21 2021 8:23 PM

I always in joyed him and his wife at Fellowship Village when I clean his room. My Sympathy to his wife and Family he will be miss. Angie Harris

Angie Harris Sep 20 2021 8:42 PM