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The Family Page as Listed in the Windmill Herald,
#1004, August 23, 2004

Birthdays

Maggie Alons (Holtrop), Sanborn, IA, Aug. 29, 100th; Adrian Bouma, Edgerton, MN, July 16, 80th; Gertrude Eylander (Huisenga), Grand Rapids, MI, July 30, 95th; Herb Groenewegen, Hamilton, ON, Aug. 12, 80th; Rev. J. Matheis, who served the country as a navigator on a B-24 during WWII, receiving the Distinguished Flyer Cross and Purple Heart Award, Lynden, WA, Aug. 5, 80th; Edna Mulder, Orange City, IA, July 31, 80th; Anna Postma, Bloomfield, ON, Aug. 2, 85th; Dorothy Walkotten Sweetman, North Naledon, NJ, Aug 7, 95th; Katharine Tackema, Sussex, NJ, Sept. 10, 90th; Ralph VanderZee, Lynden, WA, July 27, 90th; John W. Van Maanen, Newton, IA, 90th;

Anniversaries

ANKER, Martin & Janet, Lynden, WA, Aug. 8, 50th; BREGMAN (Nell), Robert & Agnes, Teeswater, ON, July 24, 50th; BRUGGEMAN, Ernest & Corrie, Salford, ON, June 5, 50th; CROEZE, Bruce & Pat, London, ON, 40th; DE JONG (Vos), Gilbert & Dorothy, Leighton, IA, Aug. 4, 50th; DEKKER (Versteeg), John & Gerda, Strathroy, ON, Aug. 28, 40th; DEVRIES (Snaterse), Diemer & Elisabeth "Bep", Beaconsfield, QC, July 13, 50th; DOUMA, Peter & Johanna, Lynden, WA, Aug. 1, 65th; DYKEMA (Hommes), Al & Lois, July 26, 35th; ENGBERS (Vander Molen), Larry & Viola, Pella, IA, Aug. 5, 40th; GROOTERS (Gunstra), Bob & Barb, Grandville, MI, Aug. 4, 50th; HELMS (Ellens), Evart & Sena, Byron Center, MI, Aug. 4, 60th; HOLTVLUWER (De Graaf), J. Henry & Leona, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 10, 65th; JELTEMA (Rath), Marvin & Eleanor, Grand Rapids, MI, July 13, 50th; KLEINWOLTERINKS, Edwin & Emilene, Sibley, IA, Aug. 18, 50th; KOOPMANS (Holmes), Ken & Delores, Jenison, MI, July 28, 50th; KORSTANKJE, William & Margaret, Lethbridge, AB, July 24, 45th; KORTHALS, Harold & Ardis, George, IA, Aug. 8, 50th; KROL (Van Haitsma), Herb & Wilma, Byron Center, MI, Aug. 6, 50th; LANDSTRA (Quakkelaar), Richard & Eleanor, Mecosta, MI, July 30, 50th; OOSSE (Riddering), Russell & Linda, Grand Rapids, MI, July 31, 40th; RENKEMA (Mattoon), Robert & Donna, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 1, 35th; SCHOULS (Tamminga), Rev. Carl & Margaret, Chatham, ON, Sept. 5, 40th; SILVIS, Lawrence & Bertha, Nooksack, WA, Aug. 14, 50th; SPAANS, Dick & Madelyn, Ada, MI, Sept. 22, 50th; STEHOUWER (Kok), Rev. A. & Janet, Zuidland, NL, July 10, 50th; STREYLE, Gustavo & Ramona, Hull, IA, July 15, 45th; STROOBOSSCHER, Marc & Dora, Smithville, ON, Aug. 8, 40th; TE BRAKE (Blyleven), Jacob "Jim" & Joyce, July 31, 40th; VANDERPLOEG (Theule), Fred & Grada, Cutlerville, MI, July 27, 50th; VANEERDEN (Means), Jack & Katie, Grand Rapids, MI, Mar. 4, 60th; VAN GELEUKEN, Matt & Nelllie, London, ON, June 26, 50th; VAN KOOTEN, Richard & Dorothy, Pella, IA, Aug. 6, 50th; VAN MIDDENDORP, John & Mary, Aug. 7, 45th; VAN ROEKEL (De Vries), Lawrence & Gertrude, July 31, 55th; VEENHOF (Suk), Nic & Jane, London, ON, July 24, 50th; VELTMAN (Tiesinga), Arthur & Donna, Grand Rapids, MI, July 23, 50th; VOORBERG, Bob & Grace, Kettleby, ON, July 23, 50th; WEERSING (Lanning), Dale & Shirley, Kentwood, MI, July 28, 55th; WEESSIES, Henry & Christina, St. Mary's ON, Nov. 15, 50th; ZEKVELD (Hengeveld), Jacob & Ada, Wyoming, ON, Aug. 13, 40th;

Obituaries

Trientje "Tina" Afman, widow of Berend, St. Thomas, ON, June 21, 88; Cornelius "Archie" Ansems, widower of Marilyn, London, ON, July 14, 64; Leona Suzanna Margaretha Bananto (Callewaert), wife of John Jr., b. Schiedam, ZH, / d. Portsmouth, RI, Jun. 27, 51; Ralph Barkhuis, Woodstock, ON, June 23, 40; Ralph Bolt, widower of Eunice, Grand Rapids, MI, July 28, 90; Bertha Bosman (Blauw), widow of Benjamin, Elmhurst, IL, June 10, 95th; Henry Cornelius Boterhoek, husband of Harriet, Hospers, IA, July 18, 74; Hendrika "Helen" Bouw, widow of Gerrit, Ridgetown, ON, July 11, 91; Nicolas Jacob Cleveringa, husband of Wilmina, Orange City, IA, July 14, 77; Adelyn de Boom (Netten), wife of Conard, Sioux Center, IA, July 10, 71; Emmanuel "Manny" Julien De Geest, husband of Irene, July 14, 78; Tjitske de Haan (van Schepen), widow of Lippe, St. Exeter, ON, July 4, 93; Doreen Marilyn DeJong, wife of Bill, Brucefield, ON, June 13; Walter DeLange, widower of Harriet, Kentwood, MI, July 21, 99; Oscar Denys, widower of Rachel, previously widower of Maria, Chatham, ON, July 5, 95; Marinus Josephus de Rond, husband of Paulina Cornelia Graste, previously widower of Cornelia, London, ON, June 15, 83; Dorothy Eva Dieleman, widow of John Henry, Woodstock, ON, July 9, 84; Jan Donselaar, husband of Connie, Maple Ridge, BC, July 30, 84; Gladys Driesenga, wife of Arend, Beaverdam, MI, July 24, 79; Anna Dykstra, widow of Richard, Hull, IA, July 16, 91; Martena Dykstra, wife of John, Rock Valley, IA, Aug. 1, 76; Elisabeth Regina Elfring (Van Den Breekel), Picture Butte, AB, July 1, 83; George Evenhouse, husband of Trudy, Holland, MI, July 29, 80; ***Gerritje "Grace" Ferwerda, London, ON, June 18, 100; Akke Folkema, widow of Marten, Woodstock, ON, June 30, 89; Hilda Gerritsen, widow of Johan, Grimsby, ON, June 25, 99; Peter Haagsma, husband of Arlene, Ontario, CA, May 20, 60; Jannie "Jan" Harris, widow of Thomas, b. Rotterdam, ZH, / d. Tillsonburg, ON, June 20, 83; Cora Herms, widow of Floyd, Cutlerville, MI, July 31, 91; Gerrit "Gary" Heynen, widower of Sandra, SiouX Center, IA, July 26, 62; Dirk Hilberdink, husband of Jantina, Kingston, ON, July 7, 85; Cornelis Hoevelaken, Strathroy, ON, June 16, 74; Marguerite Holwerda (Luikaart), widow of Cornelius, Grand Rapids, MI, July 21, 101; Charleen Gayle Hoogland (Maston), widow of Ralph, Ireton, IA, July 31, 71; Mary Huyser, widow of Cornie, Inwood, IA, July 22, 87; Dorothea "Dora" Huisman, widow of Peter, Aylmer, ON, July 22, 73; Hans Robert Janssen, husband of Sharon, b. Utrecht, UT, / d. London, ON, July 5, 50; Paul Kleyer, husband of Carol, Rock Valley, IA, July 31, 68; Frances F. Kooiker (Faber), wife of Donald, Spirit Lake, IA, July 29, 74; Eva Frieda Lubbers (Andries), wife of Ben, b. Buitenzorg, NEI, / Anaheim, CA, May 26, 71; Aliene June Lummen (Bultman), widow of Arie, Grand Rapids, MI, July 22, 91; Gerrit Lynema Jr., husband of Hilda, Wyoming, MI, July 18, 72; Donald Meyer, husband of Marie, Hudsonville, MI, July 28, 89; Henriette Meyer, widow of Ralph, Townsend, ON, June 30, 90; James "Jim" Meyerink, husband of Elizabeth, b. Rotterdam, ZH, / d. Chatham, ON, June 16, 78; Robert Mouw, fiancÚ of Irene Schnurr, previously widower of Judy, Sheldon, IA, Aug. 3, 61; John Nyssen, husband of Patricia, London, ON, June 23, 73; Arend Nywening, husband of Freda, Thamesville, ON, July 2, 65; Harold Robert Overbeek, Grand Rapids, MI, July 19, 78; Mary Jane Pater (VanderGriek), widow of Jacob, Grand Rapids, MI, July 26, 97; Catharine Post, Byron Center, MI, July 28, 84; Edward John Reinders, husband of Marjorie, Orange City, IA, July 17, 80; Rev. G. Rienks, husband of Afina, Paris, ON, June 19, 90th; Gerardus "Gerry" Roefs, husband of Lambertha, London, ON, July 20, 79; Robert K. Roodvoets, husband of Brenda, Grayling, MI, July 19, 80; Thys Rumph, widower of Annigje, Brampton, ON, June 12, 92; Grace Scheerhoorn (Dykstra), widow of Jerry, Grand Rapids, MI, July 30, 90; Theodora "Teddie" Schelling, wife of Dick, Sioux Center, IA, July 26, 71; George Schuit, husband of Jenny, June 17, 77; Evert Sikkema, husband of Klazina, June 19; Iris Florence Smith (Kelaart), Vancouver, BC, July 25, 77; Corrie L. Strybosch (Van Oorschot), widow of John, Strathroy, ON, June 29, 70; Rev. G. Terpstra, husband of Claziena, Grand Rapids, MI, July 26, 78; Jason Teunissen, son of Randal & Donna, Kiel, WI, July 21, 23; Adriaan Tichelaar, widower of Teunisje, Woodridge, MB, June 17, 68; Stephen "Mike" Michael Timmers, husband of Cathy, Strathroy, ON, July 22, 43; Anna Touw (Van Der Sluis), wife of Abram, Wyckoff, NJ, June 30, 86; Harry VanAsseldonk, husband of Nancy, Ingersoll, ON, July 6, 72; Johanna van de Laer, widow of Peter, London, ON, June 18, 85; Wayne Vande Pol, husband of Mary, previously widower of Kathryn, Pella, IA, July 16, 86; Jessica VanderGriend, daughter of Roger & Ramona, Chowcilla, CA, July 14, 16; William B. Vanderkelen, husband of Ginger, Sand Lake, MI, July 26, 65; Lisa Lynn VanderVeen (TeSelle), wife of Butch, Lynden, WA, July 24, 33; Elmer Van Egdom, husband of Zeanna, Rock Valley, IA, July 18, 80; Gerald V. Van Gessel, husband of Donna, Grand Rapids, MI, July 19, 70; Frank VanMastrigt, widower of Dini, Grand Rapids, MI, July 17, 89; Richard E. Van Oss, husband of Ruth, Zeeland, MI, July 26, 71; Henry Albert Van Roekel, husband of Wilma, Black Oak, IA, July 20, 92; Johanna Van Til (Van Someren), Highland, IN, widow of Nick, June 25, 91; Deanetta "Dee" H. Veenstra, wife of Robert, Grand Rapids, MI, July 27, 88; Lois Ruth Veltman (Post), widow of Nelson, Grand Rapids, MI, July 26, 89; Martin Verbrug, widower of Klara, Iroquois, ON, June, 20, 95; Jacob J. Verbrugge, widower of Kay, Grand Rapids, MI, July 21, 88; Evonne Marjorie Versluis, widow of Robert, Grand Rapids, MI, July 20, 75; John Victory, husband of Wilma, Jenison, MI, July 31, 82; Rens Visser (Elgersma), widow of Clarence, Flamborough, ON, June 25, 88; John H. Wiechers, widower of Anna, Hawarden, IA, July 24, 89; Jerry Winters, Kentwood, MI, July 24, 64; Melvin Wissink, husband of Gloria, Rock Rapids, MI, July 28, 74; Albert Johan Zuur, husband of Pauline J. (Van de RiviŰre), b. Cheribon, NEI, / Downey, CA, Feb. 13, 73;

Miscellaneous

Amanda Arenburg, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with Childhood and Family Relations, King's University College, ON; Robert Kregel, founder of Kregel Publications, honourary degree from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary;