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The Family Page as Listed in the Windmill Herald,
#933, September 7, 2001

Birthdays

Walter Baas, Jenison, MI, Aug. 7, 100th; Ida Bakker (Niewenhuis), Artesia, CA, Aug. 21, 100th; Ethel Boer, Sheldon, IA, Aug. 12, 100th; Cora Bult (Van Dyke), DeMotte, IN, Aug. 9, 80th; Nell Haagen (VandenBerg), Abbotsford, BC, Aug. 22, 90th; John Klompien, South Holland, IL, Sep. 1, 95; Edward L. Olivier, Otley, IA, Jul. 27, 80th; Esther Ozinga (Van Houten), Kentwood, MI, Aug. 28, 95th; James Snip, Archer, IA, Aug. 11, 80th; John Stegeman, St. Catharines, ON, Aug. 16, 85th; Elizabeth Sterenburg, Holland, MI, Aug. 24, 90th; Meine Tuinstra, Grandville, MI, Aug. 18, 90th; Jan van der Geest, St. Thomas, ON, Aug. 17, 75th; Bertha VanDerWerff, Lynden, WA, May 7, 85th;

Anniversaries

ARKEMA (Hofstra), Alan & Lorraine, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 10, 50th; BEUKEMA (Westerhof), Duane & Josephine, Caledonia, MI, Sep. 28, 50th; BOES (DeKruyter), Donald J. & Marie, Grand Rapids, MI, Sep. 5, 60th; BOS (VanRegenmorter), David & Nancy, Hudsonville, MI, Aug. 4, 40th; BOS (Zevenbergen), John P. & Nellie, Worthington, MN, Aug. 6, 60th; BRUURSEMA (Devries), Al & Eunice, Byron Center, MI, Aug. 4, 50th; BRUXVOORT (Jeltema), Harold & Elizabeth, Jenison, MI, Aug. 8, 40th; DEES (Bareman), Jack & Audrey, Terneuzen, ZL, / St. Thomas, ON, Aug. 28, 60th; DEHAAN, Erwin & Hilda, Lynden, WA, Aug. 16, 50th; DEKORNE (Grevengoed), Baldwin & Thelma, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 28, 60th; DEWEERD (Ohlmann), Roland & Joyce, Hudsonville, MI, Aug. 14, 50th; DEWOLDE (Dekker), Sierd & Geesje, Enschede, OV, / North York, ON, Aug. 29, 60th; DRAISMA (Dracht), Fred & Wilma, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 17, 50th; DYKSTRA (Scholten), Leroy & Henrietta, Hull, IA, Aug. 11, 50th; EDELMAN (Kruijt), Arie & Marie, Bodegraven, ZH, / Langley, BC, Sep. 23, 60th; ENDEMAN (Bouwers), John & Rita, Orangeville, ON, Aug. 18, 40th; HARTEMINK (Heusinkveld), Dick & Dina, Aylmer, ON, Aug. 17, 50th; HAVEMAN (Rietman), John & Geraldine, Hudsonville, MI, Aug. 8, 60th; HEERINGA (Hilbers), Jack & Jenny, Grimsby, ON, Aug. 15, 60th; HIBMA (Vanden Bosch), Clarence & Florence, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 7, 50th; HOLTVLUWER (DeGraaf), Henry & Leona, Jenison, MI, Aug. 10, 62nd; HUISMAN, Don & Lynda, Sheldon, IA, Jul. 28, 50; HUIZENGA (Katte), Nicholas & Joan, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 15, 50th; JONGS (Poll), William & Ann, Surrey, BC, Aug. 24, 40th; KLAVER, John & Truus, St. Marys, ON, Jul. 14, 50th; KOKE (Antuma), Keith & Marty, Chatham, ON, Aug. 12, 40th; KONING (Besselsen), Matthew & RoseAnn, Grandville, MI, Aug. 9, 40th; KOOPS Zuiderveen), Bernard & Jean, Holland, MI, Jun. 24, 65th; KOSTERS (Heyboer), Eugene & Carol, Dorr, MI, Aug. 4, 40th; KORVEMAKER (Talsma), Tiemen & Ann, Wyoming, ON, Aug. 4, 40th; LOF (DeBoer), Peter & Alice, Smithville, ON, Aug. 5, 35th; LOS (Kuik), Cal & Char, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 8, 45th; MANTEL, Mr. & Mrs. Jack, Orange City, IA, Jul. 23, 50th; PLANTAGE (Koerselman), William E. & Esther, Sioux Center, Aug. 16, 50th; POORT (Groenewegen), Jack & Dien, Leiden, ZH, / Burlington, ON, Aug. 29, 50th; POSTHUMUS (Jasper), Marion & Joyce, Spencer, IA, Aug. 9, 50th; POSTMA, Albert & Gerda, London, ON, Aug. 11, 50th; PRUIKSMA (Folkersma), George & Sally, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 4, 40th; RIEMERSMA (Huisman), Andrew & Rommy, Abbotsford, BC, Jul. 24, 50th; ROOK (Zandbergen), Henry & Cora, New Westminster, BC, Aug. 11, 40th; ROOY (VanDyk), Sidney & Mae, Penney Farms, FL, Aug. 21, 50th; SCHEPER (Wynia), William & Wilma, Ottawa, ON, / Grand Valley, ON, Aug. 31, 40th; STOUTJESDYK (Vanzytveld), Bud & Marilyn, Caledonia, MI, Aug. 15, 50th; VAN ALLSBURG (Roetman), Earl & Audrey, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 18, 50th; VANDE RIET (Voss), Rev. G. and Cora, Jenison, MI, Aug. 15, 60th; VANDER LINDE (Venema), Donald & Melvina, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 11, 50th; VAN DALEN (Van de Graaf), Peter & Corry, Grimsby, ON, Sep. 25, 50th; VAN DEEL (Boss), John & Grace, Crestwood, IL, Aug. 29, 60th; VANEGMOND (Flokstra), Bill & Margaret, Langley, BC, Sep. 2, 35th; VAN GEEST (Vander Borgh), Adrian & Jean, Blyth, ON, Aug. 25, 40th; VAN GEEST, Isaac & Bonnie, Grimsby, ON, Aug. 4, 40th; VANWISSEN (VanSpyk), John & Hendrika, Norval, ON, Oct. 7, 40th; VERKAIK, Rev. H. and June, Hudsonville, MI, Aug. 10, 45th; VINK, Peter & Bernice, Woodstock, ON, Jul. 2, 35th; VIS (Visser), John & Bertha, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 8, 50th; VLASBLOM (Vriesma), Richard & Kathryn, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 8, 60th; VOOYS (Meyvogel), John & Grace, Katwijk, ZH, / Surrey, BC, Sep. 24, 60th; VRIES, Joe & Jennie, Woodstock, ON, Jul. 7, 40th; VRUGGINK (Bolhuis), Milton & Cornelia, Hudsonville, MI, Aug. 1, 60th; WEEBER (Lightvoet), Robert J. & Dorothy J, Columbia, SC, Aug. 17, 50th; WIERSMA (Bress), Orvile & Beverly, Sheldon, IA, Nov. 23, (2000) 50th; WERKMAN (Vanderland), Jake & Irene, Bloomsbury, AB, Jul. 29, 35th; WOLFERT (Roosien), George & Margaret, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 20, 60th;

Obituaries

Bert R. Boat, Dallas, TX, Jul. 20, 93; Jay Bolthouse, husband of Joyce, Marne, MI, Aug. 9, 75; Stella Bomgaars (De Beer), widow of Anthony, b. Tzummarum, FR, / d. Orange City, IA, Jul. 21, 96; Marinus Boogerd, widower of Maria Paulina, Langley, BC, Aug. 19, 86; Jannigje Brouwer, wife of Arie, Alliston, ON, Jun. 22, 89; Hubert Claessens, widower of Trudy (Guertjens), Springfield, ON, Jul. 19, 74; Maria J. Croon, Fresno, CA, Jul. 1, 85; Marinus DeBat, husband of Cora, Kalamazoo, MI, Jul. 26, 73; Greta DeBoer (VanderHaar), widow of Chris, Wyoming, MI, Aug. 7, 86; Gerrit (Butch) De Bruin, husband of Lorraine, Rock Valley, IA, Jul. 30, 80; David DeHaan, Iowa City, IA, Aug. 2, 38; Gertrude De Haan (Scholten), wife of Sidney, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 10, 80; Paulona Elvira Dias (Kluge), b. Jokjakarta, Dutch East Indies, / Hillsboro, OR, Apr. 9, 89; Herman Eggink, widower of Nettie (Van Heuvelen), b. Barchem, GL, / Sibley, IA, Jul. 21, 97; Stanley Elzinga, husband of Dorothy (Flietstra), Granville, MI, Jul. 31, 80; James Faber, Rock Rapids, IA, Jul. 30, 46; Chase Geltink, son of Mark and Clarise, London, ON, Jun. 17, 2; Ievon G. Gilhuys (Van der Zon), b. Djenar, Java, Dutch East Indies, / d. Hawthorne, CA, May 3, 75; Elmer Hibma, husband of Gertrude (Runia-Greenfield), previously widower of Goldess (Ringling), Spirit Lake, IA, 80; Virgil Hofmeyer, husband of Johanna (Kleinwolterink-Van Aalsburg), previously widower of Geraldine (Koerselman), Sheldon, IA, 88; Willem Jansen, husband of Metje (Bremer), previously widower of Aaltje, Aylmer, ON, Jul. 3, 89; Hendrik Jongedyk, husband of Louise (Kroes), Aylmer, ON, Aug. 1, 78; Jack B. Jonker, husband of Mary, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 1, 61; Ethel Mae Inít Veld, wife of Klaas (formerly of Inít Veld Meat Market), Pella, IA, Aug. 4, 89; Rosemary Jane Larink, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 2, 68; Harry Matthyssen, husband of Nell (DeSchutter), b. Steenbergen, NB, / d. Tillsonburg, ON, Jul. 7, 70; Kenneth Preston Merkley, Canadian war veteran, husband of Hendrikje (Scheffers), ThunderBay, ON, Jun. 25, 77; Ann Mary Minnema, MD, Caledonia, MI, Aug. 4, 50; Gertie Nagelkirk, widow of Frank, Zeeland, MI, Aug. 7, 95; Janet Nykamp (Baatje), wife of E. John, Woodstock, ON, Jul. 9, 59; Margaret Peelen (Scheerhoorn), widow of Joe, Sibley, IA, Jul. 26, 87; Clarence Plooster, widower of Evelyn, Jenison, MI, Aug. 2, 78; Joyce Reichardt (Lammerding), wife of Fred, b. Batavia, Dutch East Indies, / d. Roseville, CA, Jun. 19, 65; Minnie Renkema, Hamilton, ON, Jul. 4, 40; Edward J. Ribbens, husband of Betty, Holland, MI, Aug. 7, 74; Gladys C. Rietberg (Hendrix), widow of Albert J., Jenison, MI, Aug. 12, 88; Cornelia Roon, widow of William, Allendale, MI, Aug. 3, 91; Everitt M. Roozeboom, Pella, IA, Aug. 4, 68; Alfred R.H. Rzebrsziczek, husband of Geertje, Lethbridge, AB, Jun. 27, 91; Elisabeth J. Sikkema, widow of Henry, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 10, 88; Hilda Sikkema, Marion, MI, Aug. 5, 83; William Gerardus Spanjers, husband of Wilhelmina (Scheepers), Tillsonburg, ON, Aug. 8, 73; Lawrence Steenhoek, widower of Dorothy J. (Keuning), Prairie City, IA, Aug. 4, 81; Alan J. Ten Haken, husband of Arnette E. (Vis), of Hull, IA, d. Sioux Falls, SD, Jul. 31, 60; Henrietta Teitsma, widow of Cornelius, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 4, 94; James Ter Louw, husband of Helen Faye (Wyma), Pella, IA, Jul. 28, 55; Fannie Terpstra (DeGood), wife of Oscar, Jenison, MI, Aug. 5, 90; Pearl Tiedeman (Westra), widow of Lawrence, Hull, IA, Jul. 20, 82; Maria Henrica Uitvlugt, wife of Hendrik, London, ON, Aug. 8, 80; Wilma van de Geest, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 11, 83; Hans Vandenbos, husband of Anne (McLennan), Abbotsford, BC, Aug. 12; Peter VandenBroek, husband of Ria (Vanderwyst), St. Thomas, ON, Jul. 15, 63; Evelyn Joanne Vanderee (Boot), wife of Jack, Richmond Hill, ON, Aug. 15, 34; Anna Vandermeer (VanDalen), Bellflower, CA, Jun. 28, 95; Juella VanderVeen (Bajema), wife of Nick, Lynden, WA, Aug. 8, 65; Sharon Vander Wilk (Knoll), wife of David, Jenison, MI, Aug. 3, 52; Julia Y. VandeWallle, widow of Medard, Delhi, ON, Aug. 2, 85; Cornelis Simon van Dijk, husband of Suzanna, b. Naaldwijk, ZH, / d. San Pablo, CA, Apr. 3, 75; Marinus Bertus Van Groen, b. Bussum, NH, / d. Burnaby, BC, Aug. 12, 68; Freda Van Haitsma, wife of Charles, McBain, MI, Aug. 6, 85; Hubertus M. Van Niekerk, widower of Guurtruida (Winder), Rodney, ON, Jul. 7, 84; Dorothy Van Niewaal (Schakel), widow of Clarence, Pella, IA, Jul. 21, 72; Martin Van Zee, husband of Gertrude (Lourens), Des Moines, IA, Aug. 1, 90; Versaevel (Van Peperstraten), Woodstock, ON, Jun. 24, 90; Angeline Visser (Slobe), widow of Leonard, Sioux Center, IA, Jul. 25, 83; Carlton Vredevoogd, husband of Janet, previously widower of Trena, Hudsonville, MI, Aug. 8, 85; Joannes Maria Wormer, husband of Greet (Tientjes), b. Sengkang, Celebes, Dutch East Indies, / d. Escondido, CA, May 14, 69; Allan Zietsma, husband of Anna (Veenstra), Strathroy, ON, Jul. 3, 85; Anna Zomermaand (Statema), wife of Henry, Sioux Center, IA, Aug. 4, 83;

Graduations

Greg D. Schow, Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida;