Welcome to the memorial page for

Jacob Hoogewerf

June 12, 1927 ~ November 17, 2017 (age 90)

The Piano Brothers

Jacob Hoogewerf age 90 of Griffith, passed away on Friday November 17, 2017.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years Letha; sons Bert Hoogewerf ,  and Dirk Hoogewerf ; 7 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren, and by his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jacob and Rinkje Hoogewerf; siblings Ted, Bud, Hilda and Grace and by his daughter Rita.

Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday November 21, 2017 from 3:00 pm- 8:00 pm at WHITE FUNERAL HOME located at 921 W. 45th Avenue in Griffith.

Jacob retired from Highland Lumber after 43 years. He was a member of the Teamsters Union Local #142 and the NW Indiana Deaf Club. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family

For information please call WHITE FUNERAL HOME at 219-924-4100 or visit us at


 Service Information

November 21, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
White Funeral Home
921 W. 45th Avenue
Griffith, Indiana 46319

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