NEDERHOFF, Carl H. 1870-1963
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Date: 9/6/2012 at 23:32:32
Carl H. Nederhoff, Pioneer Resident, Dies at Age of 93
Carl H. Nederhoff passed away Thursday afternoon, November 14, at the age of 93 years, 8 months and 4 days.
Mr. Nederhoff was born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nederhoff on March 10, 1870 in Shiloh Township, Grundy County. On October 28, 1895 he was united in marriage to Ella Cordes. To this union seven children were born. Mr. and Mrs. Nederhoff farmed southeast of Wellsburg, and Mr. Nederhoff continued to live on the same farm in retirement until he entered a home for the aged about a year and a half ago. He was a member of the Reformed Church of Wellsburg.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Feb. 14, 1935, and one daughter, Mrs. Harm Diekman; also by one brother and two sisters. He leaves to mourn his passing six children: Tillie, (Mrs. Emory Schafer) of Beaman; Albert of Wellsburg; Henry of Grundy Center; Ann, (Mrs. Merlin Dorsey) of Waterloo; Jennie, (Mrs. Harry Meyer) of Wellsburg; and Tena, (Mrs. Art Ziesman) of Eldora; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, besides a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday at the Henry C. Nederhoff home at 1 p.m. and later at the Wellsburg Reformed Church, with the Rev. Gideon Wolbrink as clergyman.
Irwin Abels, Harold Lindaman, Richard Ross and Eugene Ruter formed a quartet who sang, accompanied by Miss Marcella Neessen, organist.
Mrs. John Olthoff and Mrs. George Schmidt were flower attendants, and Raymond Diekman, Clarence Diekman, Gerald Mehmen, John Miller, Ronald Rieken and Wilbur Laurence were pallbearers. Interment was in the Wellsburg Reformed cemetery.
--Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 21 November 1963
Carl H. Nederhoff Rites Here Mon.
Carl H. Nederhoff died Thursday afternoon at the Lutheran Nursing Home in Cedar Falls. He was in his 94th year. About two years ago he fell and fractured a bone in one hip. He was a patient for several months in the Grundy hospital following that accident and was not able to walk again. His health failed gradually following the accident and death was attributed to advanced age and complication.
Lived in Grundy Co. All His Life
Mr. Nederhoff was born in Shiloh township, Grundy county and lived all of his life on a farm there until he was taken to the hospital and the nursing home. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nederhoff among the first families in Shiloh township. There were four members in the Henry Nederhoff family aside from the parents. Carl was the last of that branch of the family to be taken by death.
Services were held at one o'clock Monday afternoon at the Henry C. Nederhoff home and later at the Reformed church in Wellsburg, with Rev. Gideon Wolbrink, officiating. Burial was in the cemetery adjoining the church.
The pallbearers were Raymond Diekman, Clarence Diekman, Gerald Wehmen, John Miller, Ronald Rieken and Eugene Ruter. Music was by Irwin Abels, Harold Lindaman, Richard Ross and Eugene Ruter. Miss Marcella Neessen was the organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. John Olthoff and Mrs. George Schmidt. There was a large attendance at the funeral.
Married in 1895
Carl Nederhoff and Ella Cordes were married Oct. 28th, 1895 at Wellsburg. There were seven children born to this union. They continued to reside on their farm southeast of Wellsburg during all of their married life. The wife and mother died February 14th, 1935. Others who preceded him in death was one daughter, Effie, Mrs. Harm Diekman, also one brother and two sisters.
Surviving are six children: Tillie, Mrs. Emory Sheaffer of Beaman; Albert of Wellsburg; Henry of Grundy Center; Ann, Mrs. Merlin Dorsey of Waterloo; Jennie, Mrs. Harry Meyer of Wellsburg; and Tena, Mrs. Art Ziesman of Eldora; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, besides a host of other relatives and friends.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 21 November 1963, pg 11
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