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The Family Page as Listed in the Windmill Herald,
#928, June 23, 2001

Birthdays

Celia Dykstra, Grand Rapids, MI, May 16, 90th; Janke Grasman, Brampton, ON, Jun. 2, 80th; Severt Haverhals, Sioux Center, IA, May 31, 80th; Helen Hulstein (Bouma), Denver, CO, May 16, 95th; Bertha Catherina Jissink (DeZoete), Hamilton, ON, Jun. 1, 90th; Ruth (Richtje) VanderHam (VanderMei), Red Deer, AB, May 29, 94th; Nettie VanderSchaaf, Sioux Center, IA, May 25, 90th;

Anniversaries

BATTERINK, Leo & Tena, Strathroy, ON, Jun. 14, 55th; BEINTEMA (Swart), Peter & Mary, Jenison, MI; BOOGAARD (Oudbier), Duke & Thelma, Hudsonville, MI, May 25, 45th; BOOMSMA (Hoekman), Martin & Helen, Georgetown, ON, Jun. 9, 40th; BOONSTRA (VanderLande), Fred & Dorothy, Hoogkerk, GR, / Dundas, ON, May 20, 55th; BROUWER (Sipkens), Tony & Frances, Cambridge, ON, Jun. 27, 50th; BUIST (VanderVeen), Jim & Jean, Ada, MI, May 25, 40th; COMPAGNER (Gaastra), Carl & Wynn, May 25, 40th; COOK (Timmer), Russ & Betty, Hudsonville, MI, May 19, 50th; DEJONG (DeNooy), Marlo & Joyce, Denver, CO, Jun. 14, 40th; DEKORTE (Halbersma), Grand Rapids, MI, May 19, 40th; DEMAAT (Gritter), Tom & Ruth, Grand Rapids, MI, May 18, 40th; DEMOOY (VandenBosch), Abram & Cornelia, Rijnsburg, ZH, / Exeter, ON, May 9, 50th; DEVREE (Vegter), Rudolph & Grace, Hudsonville, MI, May 22, 50th; DEVRIES (Boss), Glenn & Doris, Grand Rapids, MI, May 24, 55th; DONKER, Harvey & Linnea, Middelville, MI; DRAAYER (VanEerden), Sidney & Gladys, Grand Rapids, MI, May 30, 50th; DYS (Kloosterman), Bill & Rose, Hudsonville, MI, May 23, 60th; FISHER (VanderHill), Rev. R. & Gerry, Trenton, ON, Jun. 15, 40th; GROENEVELD, Arie & Cora, Bracebridge, ON, Jun. 5, 60th; HEEMSTRA (Nydam), Bill & Harriet, Ada, MI, May 26, 40th; HOOGENDOORN (Karreman), Peter & Nellie, Nieuwerkerk a/d IJssel, ZH, /Owen Sound, ON, Mar. 28, 55th; HOORNENBORG (Jansma), Henk & Rena, Surrey, BC, Jun. 17, 40th; HOORNWEG (Baggerman), Arie & Maria, Trenton, ON, May 23, 50th; HUMMEL (Moes), Willem & Diny, Lethbridge, AB, May 17, 50th; JAGT (Vermeulen), Lammert & Marianne, Waterdown, ON, Jun. 4, 30th; JURJENS (Lennips), Henry & Henrica, Gramsbergen, OV, / Strathroy, ON, May 26, 50th; KLOS, Bert & Eke, Chilliwack, BC, Jun. 12, 40th; KORTEN (Vroom), Albert & Nell, Vineland, ON, May 19, 40th; KORVEMAKER (Schaafsma), Arend & Diane, Camlachie, ON, Jun. 16, 40th; LAMMERS (Hunink), Arie & Gerda, Beamsville, ON, Jun. 15, 50th; LANGSTRAAT, Rod & Alma, Orange City, IA, May 31, 40th; MAREMA (DeJonge), Glenn & Lois, Hudsonville, MI, May 19, 40th; MEINTS (Post), Auke & Fennie, Houston, BC, Jun. 5, 45th; MIDDELJANS, John & Margaret, Kitchener, ON, May 20, 40th; MOORLAG, John & Edith, Lynden, WA, Jun. 5, 50th; NAGELKERK (Baker), Abe & Lillian, Grandville, MI. May 27, 65th; NIJEHOLT, James & Wilma, Burlington, ON, May 15, 60th; RANG (Bruinink), Willem & Audrey, Enschede, OV, / Dunnville, ON, May 17, 50th; RAUWERDA (Hielema), Cor & Susan, Jordan Station, ON, May 5, 40th; RIEWALD (Vanít Hof), Walter & Doris, Grand Rapids, MI, May 28, 55th; RINGNALDA (Molewyk), John & Lavina, Byron Center, MI, May 16, 60th; SCHAAFSMA (Spierenburg), Nico & Ria, Shelburne, ON, May 27, 40th; SCHARRINGA (Rustenberg), Peter & Rita, Waterdown, ON, May 25, 45th; SCHEMPER, Clarence & Edith, Sheldon, IA, May 28, 65th; SCHILDHOUSE (Knoll), John & Thelma, Grand Rapids, MI, May 11, 50th; TERWISSCHA, Gerald & Frances, Lynden, WA, Jun. 8, 50th; TIGCHELAAR (Potter), Peter & Frances, Grand Rapids, MI, May 30, 60th; TJOELKER, Charles & Leona, Everson, WA, Jun. 1, 50th; VAN DER HEIDE (Tanis), Albert & Coby, Surrey, BC, May 5, 30th; VANDERPLOEG (VanZoeren), John & Lois, Grand Rapids, MI, May 28, 60th; VANDERWEIDE (Oppenhuizen), Peter & Claire, Oskaloosa, IA, Jun. 5, 50th; VANDRUNEN (WUST), Arie & Adriana, Kingsville, ON, May 29, 60th; VANENGELENHOVEN, Gerrit & Jennie, Sioux Center, IA, May 24, 45th; VANHORSSEN, Don & Elvera, Maurice, IA, Jun. 2, 40th; VANKOEVERING (Weaver), Lavern & Catherine, Grand Rapids, MI, May 31, 55th; VERBURG (Zylstra), Rev. A.J. & Gertrude, Munster, IN, May 29, 50th; VERHEY, Harry & Rita, Georgetown, ON, May 17, 50th; VERMEER (Vonk), Dr. Wallace & JoAnne, Orange City, IA, Aug. 9, 50th; VERSTEEG (Dallinga), Henry & Fennie, Winnipeg, MB, May 30, 45th; VYN (Bosma), Jacob & Gepke, Opperdoes, NH, / Ancaster, ON, May 14, 65th; WERKEMA (Meyer), Klaas Jan (John) & Catharina, Woodstock, ON, Jun. 14, 50th;

Obituaries

Rena Alberda (Pater), widow of Peter, Holland, MI, May 17, 88; Edward Berghuis, husband of Thresa (Ahrenholz), Englewood, CO, Apr. 14, 93; Duane U. Beving, husband of Adriana (DeWaard), Silver Spring, MD, Jan. 5, 69; Ada L. Biesheuvel (Nieuwendorp), wife of Rich, Lynden, WA, May 17, 69; Marie S. Boshoven, Grand Rapids, MI, May 9, 92; Lubbert Bouwman, widower of Uilkje (DeGroot), Taber, AB, May 3, 96; Ron K. Bronkema, husband of Tina, Grand Rapids, MI, May 23, 38; Ryan John Byle, son of Tom & Jan, Walker, MI, May 19, 14; Joanne W. Crabtree (Jongeneel), wife of Arnie, Lynden, WA, May 14, 71; Doris R. DeBlaey, Grand Haven, MI, May 8; Jack DeBoer, widower of Jessica, previously of Esther, Mesa, AZ, Feb, 17, 79; Pieter Roelof DeHaan, widower of M. Elizabeth (Vermeulen), Grimsby, ON, Apr. 4, 93; Emma Dekkinga, widow of Joseph, Grandville, MI, May 26, 85; Barbara R. DeRuiter (Wierenga), wife of George, Grand Rapids, MI, May 27, 73; James DeRuiter, husband of Eileen (Thomassen), Pella, IA, May 11, 60; Hubert DeVries, widower of Clara, Oakfield Twp, MI, May 27, 82; Janna DeVries (Vlonk), b. Roden, GR, d. Petrolia, ON, Apr. 2, 95; Chester J. DeWit, husband of Catherine, Kentwood, MI, May 23, 81; John DeWitt, widower of Helen (Elgersma), b. Waddinxveen, ZH, / d. Vineland, ON, May 4, 91; Larry (Libbe) Dupon, husband of Shirley (Douwes), b. Burgum, FR, d. Townsend, ON, 71; Simon J. Dykstra, husband of Sylvia, Holland, MI, Apr. 2, 75; Patricia Ann Eikenhout, Grand Rapids, MI, May 28, 47; Dr. Henrietta Eppink, instructor at the Michigan State University School of Nursing, established a library which bears her name, Sioux Center, IA, May 12, 93; Stanley Richard Faber, husband of Grace (Heusinkveld), Arlington, WA, May 19, 68; Robert J. Feenstra, husband of Suzanne, Walker, MI, May 19, 53; Fygie (Fay) Fledderus (Veltman), wife of Evert, B. Hardenberg, OV, d. Brighton, ON, May 1, 66; Ethel Gosselink (VanZante), widow of Raymond, Pella, IA, May 19, 88; Theodorus Grosveld, husband of Stefania, b. Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies, / d. Moreno Valley, CA, May 6, 62; Marilyn Jean Guikema, wife of Charles (Chuck), Caledonia, MI, May 19, 53; Peter Edwin Harmelink, widower of Lillian (Vrieze), Alton, MI, May 20, 89; Boukje Hees (VanGelder), wife of John, Vancouver, BC, May 25, 70; Kenneth Alan Hemkes, husband of Eileen, Grand Rapids, MI, May 29, 46; Dorothy A. Hondorp, widow of Milton, Grand Rapids, MI, May 12, 85; John C. Hoogerhyde, Bradenton, FL, May 16, 100; Klaas David Huisman, Grand Rapids, MI, May 26, 78; Raymond Huyser, husband of Katherine (Schoep), Rock Valley, IA, May 16, 79; Ethel J. Joldersma, widow of Robert N., Fremont, MI, May 20, 86; Jacques (Jack) Johan Keasberry, husband of Jane, b. Tegal, Dutch East Indies, / d. Pasadena, CA, 87; John H. Kleinwolterink, widower of Loraine Dorothy (VanderMeide), Orange City, IA, May 17, 91; Jolene Marie Koning, Plainwell, MI, May 25, 20; Corrie Korstanje (Hoogendam, Dupree), widow of Johan, previously widow of Johan Hoogendam, b. Rotterdam, ZH, / d. Brampton, ON, May 8, 85; Steve Kiel, husband of Henrietta (Hulstein), Sheldon, IA, May 21, 85; Vivian Kuiper, widow of John, Holland, MI, May 17, 76; Robert Langerak, husband of Florence, Grand Rapids, MI, May 10, 71; Mrs. Richard (Dick) Lindeman, husband of Grace, Redlands, CA, Mar. 30, 83; Anna Luitjens (VanGelderen), widow of William, Sibley, IA, May 15, 87; Henry Maassen, widower of Anna (Jellema), Sheldon, IA, May 17, 104; Alice Masselink (Hofman), widow of John, Scarborough, ON, Apr. 27, 98; Marilyn Medendorp, Grand Rapids, MI, wife of Arnold, Sparta, MI, May 25, 60; Evelyn M. Mejeur, widow of Hubert, Wayland, MI, May 25, 91; Wilma Mellema, wife of William (Bill), Newaygo, MI, May 21, 74; Margaret D. Mensink, wife of Wilmer J., Wyoming, MI, May 27, 76; Ernst Gustav Michaelis, husband of Yvonne (Ladage), b. Bogor, Dutch East Indies, / d. Newport Beach, CA, Apr. 16, 74; Jacob (Bud) Newhouse, husband of Lois, Zeeland, MI, Mar. 21, 83; Harvey Palmbos, widower of Cora, Jenison, MI, May 28, 83; John Edward Pessink, husband of Talena Grace, Grand Rapids, MI, May 22, 91; Gerald Poest, widower of Rolena, Zeeland, MI, May 23, 93; Leendert Adrianus Poot, husband of Maria (Meinders), Brampton, ON, May 7, 92; Helen Ravensbergen (Guyt), widow of John, Stoney Creek, ON, Apr. 4, 98; James Allen Riemersma, husband of Carla (Hoel), Hudsonville, MI, May 24, 60; Geraldine Roelofs, Drenthe, MI, May 12, 88; Paul Romijn, widower of Janna (Bikker), Flamborough, ON, May 16, 99; Rosella Rozema (Kruis), wife of Adrian, Dutton, MI, May 25, 84; Mary Ruth Schans, widow of Marvin, Grand Rapids, MI, May 29, 88; Frank (Fritz) Steketee, husband of Sara Jane, Ada, MI, May 18; Nelson Terpstra, husband of Pearl Luella (VanderBeek), Sully, IA, May 15, 81; Louis (Louie) Tolman, Hudsonville, MI, May 30, 71; Gerald L. Tubergen, husband of Helen, Grand Rapids, MI, May 25, 76; Alice VanBeek, Orange City, IA, May 24, 79; Gerald VanBelkum, husband of Carol, Sparta, MI, May 18, 82; Wilma VanBreemen (VanDelft, DeJong), widow of Aart, previously of Dick VanDelft, Grimsby, ON, Apr. 29, 92; Henry VandeKieft, widower of Sarah Marie (Rempe), Pella, IA, May 9, 86; Henri VandenBergh, husband of Nora (Spier), b. Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies, / d. Mission Viejo, CA, May 16, 81; Everett T. VanderArk, widower of Christine, Comstock Park, MI, May 29, 80; Aagje (Agnes) VanderGiessen, widow of Tony, Burlington, ON, Mar. 22, 75; Bern VanderKolk, husband of Femmy, Fruitland, ON, Mar. 18, 78; Jacob VanderKuylen, husband of Henny (Reinink), b. Dwingelo, DR, / d. Listowel, ON, Mar. 19, 75; Nellie W. VanderMey (VanWyk), widow of William, Lynden, WA, May 15, 85; Candace Stephanie VanderWiel, Beamsville, ON, Mar. 20, 19; Annie VandeVelde (DeWilde), wife of Derk, b. Zwartsluis, OV, / d. Terrace, BC, Apr. 17, 76; Henry P. VanGorp, husband of Ann M., Merritt Island, FL, May 17; Wilbur VanHall, husband of Janet (Beekhuizen), Tracy, IA, May 17, 74; Bernard VanHuizen, husband of Florence, Coopersville, MI, May 21, 83; Adrian Hermanus VanKester, widower of Ann, b. Poeldijk, ZH, d. Hamilton, ON, Apr. 26, 82; Roger VanLiere, husband of Vivian (Huyser), Holland, MI, May 7, 69; Gerdena VanMaanen (VanderSchaaf), wife of Tom, Hull, IA, May 18, 76; Gerrit VanOgtrop, widower of Mina Anna (DeReuver), b. Hattem. OV. d. Peterborough, ON, Mar. 31, 75; Hendrika VanOsch (VanOostrom), widow of Johanas (Jos), Fort Erie, ON, May 2, 93; Francis VanZante, husband of Ellen, Pella, IA, May 17, 87; Arie Versluys, husband of Corrie (Lagemaat), Burlington, ON, Mar. 21, 83; Jack Voorthuyzen, husband of Jennie, Waterdown, ON, May 2, 74; Johanna G. Vos (Stoffels), widow of Pieter, Kitchener, ON, Mar. 20, 86; Marian E. Vruggink, widow of Harold, Hudsonville, MI, May 23, 87; Cornelia ďCorrieĒ Maria Wessels, widow of Rudolf, Kingston, ON, May 1, 76; Shirley J. Willemstein, Wyoming, MI, May 27, 52; Catholine J. Wynstra (DeHamer), wife of Sydney, Kenosha, WI, Apr. 20, 79; Clarence Zigterman, husband of Rose (Klooster), Lansing, IL, Apr.

Graduations

Amanda Marie Lake (DenBraber), Masterís degree in Speech and Language Pathology, Michigan State University; Derek Masselink, Durante Kreuk Prize in Landscaping Architecture, UBC, Vancouver, BC; Thomas Arnold Roozendaal, Gold Medal of College of Dental Surgeons of BC, Head of the Graduating Class in Dentistry, DMD degree, UBC, Vancouver, BC; Carolyn Ingrid van Gurp, M.A. Degree from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, NS, the Governor General medal for achieving highest academic standing in the Masterís program;

Awards

Amanda Marie Lake (DenBraber), Masterís degree in Speech and Language Pathology, Michigan State University; Derek Masselink, Durante Kreuk Prize in Landscaping Architecture, UBC, Vancouver, BC; Thomas Arnold Roozendaal, Gold Medal of College of Dental Surgeons of BC, Head of the Graduating Class in Dentistry, DMD degree, UBC, Vancouver, BC; Carolyn Ingrid van Gurp, M.A. Degree from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, NS, the Governor General medal for achieving highest academic standing in the Masterís program;