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The Family Page as Listed in the Windmill Herald,
#687, June 24, 1991

Birthdays

Rev. J.H. Brink, Grand Rapids, Mich., Jun. 10, 85th; Len Dykstra, Holland Home, North Haledon, N.J., Jun. 9, 90th; Frank John Flach, Holland Christian Homes, Brampton, ON, Jun. 11, 90th; Anne Nieboer (Gritter), Wellingstone Christian Home, Hamilton, ON, Jun. 1, 80th; Tjitske Rauwerda (Brouwer), Jarvis, ON, May 8, 85th; Anne Smies (Roerdink), Oostburg, Wis., Jun. 17, 90th; John R. Schwier, husband of Viola, North Haledon, N.J., Jun. 15, 80th;

Anniversaries

BAAK (DenBraber), Rev. H. & Doris, Grand Rapids, Mich., Jun. 7, 40th; BEIMERS (VanderPloeg), William & Feikje, St. Anna Parochie, Friesland / Renfrew, ON, May 16, 45th; BEEN (Waasdorp), Martinus & Cornelia (Corry), Den Haag / Harriston, ON, Jun. 13, 40th; BISHOP (Hoeksema), Fred & Delores, Muskegon, Mich., Jun. 7, 45th; BLAUWKAMP (Redder), Albert J. & Florence, Hudsonville, Mich., May 30, 50th; BOERMAN (Deters), Clarence (Kelly) & Helene, Zeeland, Mich., May 3, 50th; BOETSMA (Bosch), Martin & Henrietta, Zeeland, Mich., May 29, 50th; BOODEN (Brunsting), Marine & Ann, Kalamazoo, Mich., Jun. 6, 55th; BOONSTRA, Fred & Dorothy, Hoogkerk, Groningen / Dundas, ON, May 20, 45th; BORGMAN (VandeBurg), Bernard & Celesta, Holland, Mich., May 23, 45th; BREUKER (Kolkman), John H. & Winnie, Holland, Mich., May 15, 45th; BRUXVOORT (Boender), Herman & Cornelia (Kay), Newton, Iowa, May 29, 50th; BRUYN (DeReus), Dominicus & Wilhelmina, Scheveningen / Brantford, ON, May 28, 50th; BUURMA (DeBoer), Everett & Sophie, Holland, Mich., May 28, 50th; DEBOER (VanderMey), Henk & Joanne, Winnipeg, Man., Jul. 9, 25th; DEKLEER (Roodenburg), William & Margaret, Alameda, Calif., May 23, 40th; DEROO (Bruins), Clarence & Hilda, Wyckhoff, N.J., Jun. 11, 45th; DULLEMOND (Alblas), Johan & Janna, Richmond, ON, May 27, 55th; DYKSTERHUIS, Klaas & Pieterke, Burlington, ON, Jun. 11, 60th; ESSEBAGGERS (Doerr), Harold J. & Catherine, Spring Lake, Mich., Jun. 14, 50th; FEENSTRA (Ykema), John & Joyce, Allendale, Mich., Jun. 11, 50th; FENNEMA (DeBeer), Edward E. & Anna, Palos Heights, Ill., Jun. 8, 70th; GEERS (Wyn), Gerrit & Johanna, Wyoming, Mich., Jun. 19, 50th; GRUPPEN (Boetsma), Herman E. & Kathryn, Zeeland, Mich., Apr. 25, 50th; HAGA (Verbeek), Gordon & Alice, Grand Rapids, Mich., May 29, 50th; HORLINGS, Henry & Gail, Nieuwe Pekela / Cookstown, ON, Jun. 4, 45th; JENEMA (Jager), Jay & Janet, Falmouth, Mich., Jun. 7, 45th; KAMSTRA (DenBeste), William & Marie, Sheldon, Iowa, Jun. 6, 50th; KIELSTRA (Hoogstra), Ray & Sien, St. Thomas, ON, Jun. 6, 35th; KNIGHT (KNEGT) (Maas), Bill & Mary, St. Catharines, ON, May 27, 25th; KOOPS (Visbeek), Ralph & Anne, Cambridge, ON, Jun. 11, 25th; MANS (Verdorn), Arie & Alice, Orange City, Iowa, Jun. 10, 50th; MEESTER (VanEngelenburg), Calvin & Eveline, Pella, Iowa, Jun. 15, 40th; MOESKER (Batterink), Ralph & Hennie, Wyoming, ON, Jun. 2, 30th; OBBINK (Groeneweg), Ed & Betty, Edgerton, Minn., Jun. 6, 40th; POPPEMA (VanKlaveren), Frank & Geneva, Holland, Mich., May 29, 50th; PRANGER (Borger), Harold & Mae, Littleton, Colo., Jun. 6, 45th; ROZEBOOM (Geerdes), William & Leola, Nampa, Idaho, Jun. 8, 50th; SCHAAFSMA (Spierenburg), Nicolaas & Maria, Shelburne, ON, May 27, 30th; SCHARRINGA (Rustenburg), Peter & Rita, Waterdown, ON, May 25, 35th; SLAGER (Osterhout), James & Wilhelmina, Sayville, N.Y., Jun. 8, 35th; STAM (DeWit), Gerrit & Helen, Holland, Mich., Jun. 5, 45th; STEENWYK (Petroelje), Louis & Anna, Zeeland, Mich., May 21, 45th; STEHOUWER (Goulooze), Adrian L. & Eleanor, Grand Rapids, Mich., Jun. 3, 50th; STEHOUWER (Lourens), Melvin & Anne, Coopersville, Mich., May 23, 50th; SWAVING (Link), Dick & Anna, Worthington, Minn., Jun. 7, 40th; TAMMINGA (Heemstra), Clarence & Edna, Holland, Mich., May 25, 40th; TEKRONY (VanBeek), Everett & Corky, Castlewood, S.D., Jun. 21, 40th; TOLSMA, Rev. W. & Jeanette, Sand Lake, Mich., Jun. 17, 60th; VANDERVEENEN, William H. & Joan, Grand Rapids, Mich., Jun. 12, 50th; VANDERVLIET (Kingma), Arthur & Minnie, Hippolytushoef, Wierengen / Dunnville, ON, Jun. 7, 45th; VANDERWEIDE (Oppenhuizen), Rev. P. & Claire, Vergennes, Vt., Jun. 5, 40th; VANDEWEERT (DeVries), Gary & Eleanor, Genesco, N.Y., Jun. 8, 40th; VANDYK (DenArend), Cornelis & Nellie, Shalom Manor, Grimsby, ON, May 27, 60th; VANRHEE (VanNoord), Gordon & Jeanette, Grandville, Mich., Jun. 13, 50th; VANSCHOUWEN (Walstra), Rev. C. & Sue, Sioux Center, Iowa, Jun. 8, 40th; WERKEMA (Meyer), Klaas Jan (John) & Catharina, Embro, ON, Jun. 14, 40th; WESTERHOF (Hovius), Bill & Trientje, Maple Ridge, B.C., May 23, 40th; WESTVEER (Gritter), William & Grace, Grand Rapids, Mich., Jun. 6, 50th; WITTE (VanHarten), John & Gertie, St. Catharines, ON, May 15, 40th;

Obituaries

Russel Achterhof, husband of Rose, Holland, Mich., May 27, 62; Clarence Bol, Seattle, Wash., May 2, 71; Bernice Borst (Schipper), husband of Edward, b. Holland, Mich., d. Lynden, Wash., May 29, 79; Henry R. Bosman, husband of Hermina, formerly of Kenosha, Wis., d. Grand Rapids, Mich., Apr. 29, 77; Felix Bouma, husband of Aleida (Kleinhoven), Aylmer, ON, 88; Jacob R. Byma, husband of Winnie (Bakker), Bellflower, Calif., May 6, 67; George De Weerd, husband of Leona (Kootstra), Holland, Mich., May 29, 75; Ella De Witt (Van Omen), widow of Bernard J., of Zeeland, Mich., at Valparaiso, Ind., May 22, 87; Dirk Stephen Doorenbos, son of missionaries Dr. Harvey & Margaret Doornbos, currently in Aira, Ethiopia, b. Grand Rapids, Mich., d. Reno, Nev., May 17, 31; Martha Dykstra (Ver Ploeg), widow of Tunis (1990), Pella, Iowa, May 25, 92; Jacob Feddema, widower of Frederika (Daling, 1962), of Strathroy, ON, formerly of Metcalfe & Warwick Townships, ON, Jun. 1, 91; Harriet Haan (Dekker), widow of Leonard, Crestwood, Ill., March 29, 79; Thomas Heeringa Jr., husband of Rachel, son of Lynden, Wash. pioneers Thomas & Ziena Heeringa, Seattle, Wash., May 14, 68; Anna Hoefnagels (Van Heugten), widow of John F., Strathroy, ON, May 25, 88; Benjamin Hoeksema, husband of Marie (Onstank), widower of Bessie J. (Karr, 1971), Knoxville, Iowa, May 24, 88; Effie Hofmeyer (De Graaf), of Holland, Mich., at Milwaukee, Wis., May 30, 76; Gerrit Hop, husband of Marie, Artesia, Calif., Apr. 1, 76; Hesseltje (Hazel) Huberts, wife of Jacobus (James), Strathroy, ON, May 30, 82; Goldean Kooiman (Vogelaar), wife of Howard, b. Orange City, Iowa, d. Custer, Wash., May 25, 57; Henrietta Johanna Kraai (Kots), wife of Harold, Orange City, Iowa, May 25, 85; Minnie Kruithof (Wyma), wife of Walter C., widow of Russell Harrington (1968), Holland, Mich., May 26, 83; Yantje (Jennie) Wilhelmina Miller (Hollinga), widow of Elmer (1990), b. Varseveldt, immigrated to Orange City, Iowa in 1921, d. Red Bluff, Calif., May 13, 76; Catharina Nauta, widow of Albertus (1986), Deer Park Villa, Grimsby, ON, May 29, 75; Anna Nieuwendorp (De Jong), widow of Jake H. (1967), Sheldon, Iowa, May 8, 83; Grietje Nonkes, (Volders), widow of John, Blyth, ON, May 25, 68; Edwin Benjamin Plaggemars, husband of Sarah, Holland, Mich., May 23, 95; Gerda Ples, Vancouver, B.C., May 28; Brainerd L. Poest, husband of Helen, Zeeland, Mich., May 24, 76; Johanna Roelofs (Zwiers), widow of Herman (1969), who immigrated to Iowa in the early 1900ís, Lynden, Wash., May 15, 93; Grietje Ryzebol (Ridder), widow of Henry, Winnipeg, Man., May 1, 89; Anna Schout (Rookus), widow of George (1960), Zeeland, Mich., May 28, 85; David Abraham Smit, son of Walter & Lorraine Smit, grand_son of Abraham & Aggie Smit, Jarvis, ON, May 27, 16; Klaas K. Spenst, husband of Elizabeth, Clear brook, B.C., Jun. 1, 85; Ralph Sytsma, who served on the Allegan County Board of Commissioners for 23 years, & as its chariman since 1987, husband of Ethel (Wykstra), of Allegan, Mich., at Grand Rapids, Mich., May, 72; Remy Van Bruwaene, husband of Mary Lou (Van Driessche), Aylmer, ON, Jun. 1, 75; Sebe Vande Bunte (Klooster), wife of Lester, Hudsonville, Mich., May 28, 89; Adrian Vanden Bosch, husband of Frances, Zeeland, Mich., Jun. 4, 90; Marie van der Beek (Gartsman_Branderhorst), wife of Lambert A., twin sister of Gerrit of London, ON, b. Sleewyk, Zuid_Holland, emigrated to Iowa in 1949, d. Pella, Iowa, May 30, 72; Gerrit Vanderhill, husband of Jantje (Zylstra), Strathroy, ON, Jun. 2, 90; William Vander Ven, husband of Wilma, Rochester, Mich., May 26, 78; Paul Van Kooten, husband of Lucille, Denver, Colo., Apr. 27, 75; Barend (Barney) H. VanSteeg, husband of Gerritje (VanGortel), widower of Reintje (1969), Exeter, ON, May 23, 81; Alida C. VanVeelen, wife of William, Wyoming, Mich., May 16, 85; Wilma V. Veldhuizen (DeVries-Boender), wife of Harold, Oskaloosa, Iowa, May 23, 65; Anske (Andy) Vellema, husband of for 66 years of Baukje (Miedema), Strathroy, ON, Jun. 2, 84; Egbert (Ed) Sietse Venema, husband of Margaret (Schuiling), Burlington, ON, May 28, 67; Cornelius Vermeer, widower of Trinette, Shalom Manor, Grimsby, ON, May 22, 85; Anton (Tony) F. Westerhof, husband of Angie, Holland, Mich., May 25, 83; Frances Wevers (Van Someren), wife of Theodore, Wyoming, Mich., May 9, 69; Johan Zee, husband of Yu Ying, Vancouver, B.C., May 30, 86;