Pella Chronicle

October 4, 2009

50th Anniversary


Henry and Leona Van Arkel celebrated their 50th anniversary with family over the Labor Day weekend. Henry Van Arkel and Leona Van Donselaar were married on Sept. 29, 1959 at her parent’s home in Oskaloosa. Their children are: Luann (Arlen) Phillips of Oskaloosa, Kathy Groenendyk of Leighton, Joyce (Delwin) Vonk of Oskaloosa, Margie (Kip) Greenhalgh of Oskaloosa, Loretta (Doug) Witzenburg of Sigourney and Doug (Jenna) Van Arkel of Oskaloosa. Their grandchildren are: Aaron (Beth) Phillips, Josh and Alyssa Phillips, Ashley and Brad Vonk, Zach and Megan Greenhalgh, Gretchen, Connor and Emma Witzenburg and Hayley and Hannah Van Arkel.