NEDERHOFF, Ada 1893-1990
NEDERHOFF, HAVINGA, DRESSELHUIS
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 8/4/2010 at 16:41:30
Ada Nederhoff Services Held
Ada Nederhoff, 97, of Wellsburg, passed away at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at the Ackley Presbyterian Home.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church, Wellsburg, on Tuesday, June 12. Rev. Thomas J. Vos officiated.
Richard Schafer sang "What A Friend We Have In Jesus" and "Have Thine Own Way Lord." He was accompanied by Miss Elizabeth Eekhoff.
Casket bearers were Dan Blythe, Rollin Primus, Jerome Heikens, Bruce Nederhoff, Terry Deters, Henry Eekhoff, Mark Nederhoff, Stanley Nederhoff and Ron Klaasen.
Ushers were Lee Bakker and Melvin Nederhoff. Mrs. Donald Purvis and Mrs. Dick D. Werkman were in charge of the floral arrangements.
Interment was in the church cemetery.
Ada Nederhoff was born on April 19, 1893, in Drieborg, Netherlands to Edde and Ettie Havinga Dresselhuis.
She had her early schooling in the Netherlands and came to America with her sister in June of 1910 to join their brother Henry.
On June 26, 1913, she was united in marriage to Oldig O. Nederhoff at his parents' home in Grundy county, and they farmed at the home place west of Wellsburg. To this union, nine children were born at their farm. They farmed until they retired and moved to Wellsburg in the '50s and her husband Oldig passed away December 17, 1969.
Ada remained active at home and helping with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a gracious and kind, caring lady who never wanted any recognition for her help in the caring for others.
She is survived by eight children and they are all from the Wellsburg area. Grace Luppen, Edward Nederhoff, Ordie (Mrs. Harold Eekhoff), Frances (Mrs. Claus Primus), Inez (Mrs. Rodney Deters), Carl Nederhoff, Willis Nederhoff, Donna (Mrs. Alvin Blythe); 20 grandchildren and 57 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oldig, one daughter, Etta, two infants, two sons-in-law; two grandchildren; four brothers and four sisters.
A memorial fund has been established.
The Doyen-Abels Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 14 June 1990, pg 8
Grundy Obituaries maintained by Tammy D. Mount.
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