Jacob Remmenga

October 26, 2010 • Obituaries

Jacob Remmenga, 95, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2010, at Sunset Villa Care Center in Roswell. Jacob was born in Grunegan, Holland, on Nov. 13, 1914.

His family immigrated to the United States in 1921 and lived in Pella, Iowa His family later moved to Poplar Bluff and St. Louis, Mo. While in Iowa and Missouri, he drove a four- or five-head team of horses or mules to work the more than 100- acre farms for neighbors or other farmers. While in the Civilian Conservation Corp from 1937 to 1939 in Bardley, Mo., he planted trees and did road construction.

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