Carol Ann Hoksbergen

Carol Ann Hoksbergen

Carol Ann Hoksbergen
December 9, 1958 – June 18, 2018
Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 59

Carol Ann (Vander Meyden) Hoksbergen, 59, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, went to be with her Savior on Monday, June 18th at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. She fought a 5-year battle with cancer while maintaining a positive attitude that only God’s grace can provide. She was born the second of six children to William and Martha (Pothoven) Vander Meyden on December 9, 1958, in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Carol attended Oskaloosa Christian School and Pella Christian High School, where she graduated in 1977.

Carol was united in marriage to the love of her life, Dean Hoksbergen, in Oskaloosa on April 7, 1978. She worked at Oskaloosa Home Loan and Horizon Federal Savings Bank and then Mahaska Communications Group, where she enjoyed building relationships and taking care of customers.

Carol loved attending her grandchildren’s activities, especially coloring with her grandchildren, and she enjoyed giving of her time and gifts. She was an active member at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, where she attended her whole life, serving in various positions. She was a member of a Family Living group that met together for nearly 40 years for Bible Study and friendship. Carol’s deep faith in God supported her in her struggles and ultimately gave her peace.

Her family includes her husband, Dean; her sons and their families: Matt (& Rebecca) and grandchildren Eli, Rachel, Emily, and Jacob Hoksbergen, and Doug (& Christy) and grandchildren Lane, Anderson and Sage Hoksbergen. She is also survived by her parents William and Martha of Oskaloosa; her brothers and sisters: Sandy (& Jerry) Hughes of Oskaloosa, Diane Boot of Lake Worth, FL, Nancy (& John) Graham of Oskaloosa, Bruce (& Michelle) Vander Meyden of Oskaloosa, and Brian Vander Meyden of Brooklyn, NY; in addition to many beloved nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday June 22, 2018 at 10:30 am at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Oskaloosa with the Reverend John Jakes officiating.
A Family Prayer service will be in the fellowship hall on Friday June 22 at 10:15.
Burial will be in the Forest Cemetery in Oskaloosa. Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will begin after 11:00 am on Thursday, June 21 at Bethel Christian Reformed Church with the family present from 4-7 to greet friends and relatives.
Memorials may be made to the Oskaloosa Christian Grade School or the MHP Hospice Serenity House.

Carol’s family would like to whole-heartedly thank her doctors, nurses, and aides that walked with her through her cancer treatments and final days at the Serenity House.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Carol Ann Hoksbergen please visit the Bates Funeral Chapel Sympathy Store.



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