MOLENDORP, Gary 1940-1985
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 7/8/2014 at 15:02:08
Family Mourns Death Of Gary Dean Molendorp
Gary Dean Molendorp passed away around 8:45 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 1985, at the Maple Manor Nursing Home in Aplington after a long illness. He reached the age of 45 years, two months and 13 days.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 2, at 1:30 p.m. at the Colfax Center Presbyterian church. Pastor Arthur Ames was the officiating pastor.
Music was provided by Mrs. Raymond Hinders who was organist. A men's quartet, Marvin Nederhoff, Dean Harrenstein, Dwayne Sents, and Orlen Kruger sang two selections, "Just A Closer Walk With Thee" and "Mansion Over The Hilltop". They were accompanied by Mrs. Larry Stahl. Mrs. Wilbur Smit and Mrs. Deloris Bakker were in charge of flowers. Ushers were Herman Akkerman and John Seehusen.
Casket bearers were Michael Maas, Dean Diamond, Larry Andreessen, Gene Engelkes, T. J. Heronimus, and Lynn Molendorp. The interment service was held in the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Gary was born in Grundy Center on August 18, 1940, the son of Jerry and Elizabeth (Maas) Molendorp. He lived with his parents on a farm northwest of Wellsburg and when his mother passed away in 1968, he then made his home with his aunt, Mrs. Janet Rademaker, in Wellsburg. In 1975 he became a resident of the Maple Manor Nursing Home in Aplington.
Preceding him in death was his mother, Elizabeth, who passed away on May 6, 1968.
Those left to mourn his passing are: his father and step-mother, Jerry and Tena Molendorp of Parkersburg; one sister, Mrs. Dale (Jane) Kelley of Troy, Missouri; one brother, Bill Molendorp of Columbia, Missouri; one niece and one nephew, Joshua and Jennifer Kelley, both of Troy, Missouri, and many other relatives and friends.
The Doyen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 November 1985, pg 13
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