Funeral services for Howard Van Daalen were held Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Burial was at Milford Cemetery.
Howard Van Daalen was born March 4, 1930, in Doon, S.D., the son of Henry and Frances Van Daalen. Howard served in the Korean War.
Howard was united in marriage to Joanne (Ladegaard) on Sept. 25, 1955. He worked at Spencer Foods, Eatons and the Fostoria Elevator throughout his life. He attended the First Lutheran Church in Milford.
Howard passed away Oct. 29 at the St. Lukes Lutheran Nursing Home in Spencer at 80 years of age.
He is survived by his daughters: Lois and Bob Becker of Spencer and Jackie Pruitt of Sherburn, Minn.; son, Larry and Shannon Van Daalen of Waverly; grandchildren: Sheila Pruitt, Amanda Van Daalen, Jason Van Daalen, Crystal Van Daalen and Scott Van Daalen; great-grandchildren: Brooke Duncan and Samantha Duncan; and brothers-in-law: Ron and Lois Ladegaard and Jim and Sandy Ladegaard.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Joanne; daughter, Sandra; brother, Robert Van Daalen; and sister, Marian Reiter.
Turner Jenness Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be submitted at turnerfuneralhomes.com.