Hendrik Roelof Oostveen passed away on April 6, 2021 at the age of 93. Hank was born on April 6, 1928 to Reschel Steren and Joseph L. Oostveen. Hank grew up in the Netherlands during World War II.
Hank married Maria Fasol on April 28, 1951 in Dalfsen, Netherlands. Later that year they moved to South Africa where they had five children. June of 1965 they sold all of their belongings and moved their family to Utah in order to be sealed in the LDS Temple. They were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple July 6, 1965.
Hank made a career as an Electrician. He later started his own electrical company called Hanks Electric that he operated from 1972-1997, that business became a family business that is still operating today.
Hank and Maria dedicated their life to family history. They served a mission from 1997-1999 in Johannesburg, South Africa, teaching about family history and recording the history of the African people. After completing his life mission, he passed away on April 6, 2021 in Vernal on his 93rd birthday.
Hank is survived by his sons: Robert (Darlene) Oostveen of Vernal, Utah, Ernst (Shanna) Oostveen of Orem, Utah, Alex (April) Oostveen of Riverton Wyoming; and daughter Marian (Kevin) Fryer of Cedar City, Utah. He was Oupa (grandpa) to 18 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his sweet wife Maria of 60 years, his son Richard, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Monday, April 12, 2021 at 3:00p.m. at the Cedar City Cemetery (685 North Main Street, Cedar, City, Utah). Close friends and family are invited to a visitation at 2:00p.m. at the Cemetery.
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