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HERONIMUS, Annie 1894-1983

HERONIMUS, POPPEN, SIEFKEN

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/24/2013 at 13:04:17

Mrs. Heronimus Services Held

Mrs. Annie Heronimus passed away at 11:45 p.m. Sunday, March 6 at the Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, where she had been a patient for eight days.

Funeral services were held at the Holland Christian Reformed Church on Wednesday, March 9 at 1:30 p.m. Rev. William Van Hal officiated.

Musical interludes of "Because He Lives" and "Jesus Savior, Pilot Me" were rendered by Mrs. William Van Hal, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

Casket bearers were George Heronimus, Julius Heikens, Glenn Siefken, Donald Maifield, Wilbur Heronimus and Paul Siefken.

Dale Weichers, Edward Schoolman and Edwin Brower served as ushers. Mrs. Dale Weichers and Mrs. Ralph Murphy were in charge of the floral arrangements.

Interment was in the Colfax Center Cemetery, rural Holland.

Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshment.

Mrs. Heronimus was born June 6, 1894, at Holland, the daughter of Henry A. and Antje Poppen Siefken. She attained the age of 88 years and nine months. She grew up and attended elementary school in Holland.

On September 14, 1911, at the Colfax Center Church parsonage, she was united in marriage to Paul P. Heronimus. After their marriage they farmed in the Holland area. In March of 1922 her husband passed away. In 1923 she moved and made her home in Holland, where she clerked in the general stores for many years.

She was a member of the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church and later transferred to the Holland Christian Reformed Church. She was a charter member of the King's Daughters Society of the church. She also taught Sunday School for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister and one son-in-law, Henry Bode.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. John (Evelyn) Lupkes of Kesley and Mrs. Tony (Caroline) Kuiper of Sanborn; one son, Calvin Heronimus of Loveland, CO; three brothers, Gerhard Siefken of Bristow, John Siefken of Holland and Henry Siefken of Grundy Center; two sisters, Mrs. Caroline Maifield of Allison and Mrs. Bertha Allgood of Holland; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial fund has been established. The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home, Grundy Center, was in charge of the arrangements.

--newspaper clipping, source unknown


 

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