Bastian G. Hoogenboom
Nov. 3, 1922 - Feb. 20, 2013
GOSHEN — Bastian G. “B.G.” Hoogenboom, 90, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.
He was born Nov. 3, 1922, in Goshen to Leonard S. and Arlie (Elzerman) Hoogenboom. He married Lina Belle Vance on June 5, 1942, in Millersburg.
She survives along with two daughters, Victoria A. (Delaine “Barney”) Barhydt of Millersburg and Cindy K. (Hector) Rios of Las Vegas; two sons, Ronald B.G. Hoogenboom of Albuquerque, N.M., and Roger K. (Susan) Hoogenboom of Elkhart; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Albert (Mary) and Cornelius (Shirley) Hoogenboom, both of Goshen.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Agnes Hoogenboom; four brothers, Arthur, Abraham, Leonard and Frederick Hoogenboom; and a grandson, Asher Ray Myers.
Mr. Hoogenboom was a lifetime Goshen resident. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in Europe during World War II.
He worked in construction for Maple City Construction and served as building commissioner for the City of Goshen. He was an Elkhart County deputy.
He was a member of Goshen Greene Road Church and of VFW Post 985, where he had served as commander and chaplain.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home. Pastor Dave VanderWiele, Goshen Greene Road Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Benton Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Goshen Greene Road Church.