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John Alfred Van Hout

Male 1924 - 2010  (85 years)


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  • Name John Alfred Van Hout 
    Born 15 Apr 1924  , Grant, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Obituary

    • John Van Hout, age 85 of Big Stone City, SD passed away February 12, 2010 at Northridge Residence in Ortonville.

      Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, February 15th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Big Stone City.

      Father Daniel Wolfgram will officiate and burial will be in the St. Charles Cemetery.

      Visitation will be Sunday at St. Charles Catholic Church beginning at 5 p.m. followed by a scripture and rosary service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church Monday morning, one hour prior to the Mass.

      Honorary bearers will be: Tara (Knoll) Huebner, Valerie (Knoll) Zumwalt, Heather Vanorny, Jerianne Lindman, and Elly Williams. Casket bearers will be: Dylan Jost, Tyler Osmera, Kyle Osmera, Matt Williams, Brian Vanorny, Gary Knoll, Chris Williams, Curt Lindman, Gerald Osmera, and Randy Jost.

      Military honors will be provided by the American Legion, Gertje-Van Lith Post # 229, Big Stone City, SD and V.F.W.Big Stone Lake Post #3964, Ortonville, MN.

      John Alfred Van Hout was born April 15, 1924, in Grant County, SD. He was the son of John Edward and Ida Ella (Jurgens) Van Hout. He attended school in Big Stone City. He served in the United States Army in Germany during World War II. He was united in marriage on November 5, 1946, with Geraldine Kvidera in Ortonville, MN.

      John was a life long resident of Big Stone City. He worked as a carpenter for Lundberg Construction. He was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church, a school board member and a member of the fire department. John was a lifetime member of both the American Legion and the V.F.W.

      John Van Hout is survived by his wife, Geraldine of Big Stone City, SD; nine children: Mike Van Hout of Big Stone City, SD; Carol and husband Gary Knoll of Ortonville, MN; Dave Van Hout and Theresa Vanorny of Watertown, SD; Marion and husband Randy Jost of Custer, SD; Deb and husband Curt Lindman of Blaine, MN; Karen and husband Chris Williams of Winona, MN; Gary and wife Donna Van Hout of Big Stone City, SD; Charles Van Hout of Big Stone City, SD; and Monica and husband Gerald Osmera of Weston, NE; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; one sister: Rosemary and husband Jerome Schmitt of Clark, SD.

      Also surviving are brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Frank (Emily) Kvidera; Phyllis Schluter; Vin (Diane) Kvidera; Rich (Carolyn) Kvidera; Rita (Norris) Sabe; Pat (Joanne) Kvidera; Arlene Van Hout; Bev Van Hout; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives.

      He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers: Elmer, Lloyd, and Jim.
    Died 12 Feb 2010  Ortonville, Big Stone, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 15 Feb 2010  St. Charles Catholic Cemetery, Big Stone City, Grant, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I7093  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2014 

    Father John Edward Van Hout,   b. 4 May 1890, , Grant, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1987, Clark, Clark, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Mother Ida Christina Ella Jurgens,   b. 19 Feb 1896, Melrose Twp, Grant, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1994, Clark, Clark, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 4 May 1915  Big Stone City, Grant, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2036  Group Sheet

    Family Geraldine Kvidera 
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F1238  Group Sheet