WOLTHOFF, Wilma I. 1923-2016
WOLTHOFF, KIEWIET, SEALMAN
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/10/2016 at 07:43:32
Wilma I. Wolthoff, 93, of Grundy Center, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2016 at her home in Grundy Center, while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 7th from 4 to 7 PM at the Bethany Presbyterian Church, 315 G Avenue, Grundy Center, IA. A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 8th at 10:30 AM at the Bethany Presbyterian Church with Pastor Al Polito officiating. Burial will follow the service on Friday at the Rosehill Cemetery in Grundy Center, with a luncheon following in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made directed to the family.
Wilma was born on February 12, 1923, in Holland, Iowa, the daughter of Richard & Dena (Sealman) Kiewiet. She attended country school in Holland and later attended the Grundy Center High School, graduating with the class of 1941. After High School, Wilma attended Pitzi's Beauty School in Waterloo. On June 4, 1948, Wilma was united in marriage to Raymond Wolthoff at the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church in Holland. The couple welcomed two daughters into their family. Wilma began her long career as a beautician, working out of the shop in her home called the East End Beauty Shop. She retired in 2006, working in Grundy Center for over 60 years.
She was a member of the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center. Wilma enjoyed knitting, crocheting, cooking, baking and had a love of birds. She also enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening, and canning. She loved children, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by those she leaves behind.
She is survived by her daughters Rhonda Wolthoff of Grundy Center and Ranae (Leroy) Noltensmeier of Marion, IA; grandchildren Brian (Kelly) Noltensmeier of Marion, IA and Chris (Chad) Andersen of Springville, IA; great-grandchildren Claire Noltensmeier and Emily & Garrett Andersen; sisters Marion Luchtenberg of Des Moines, IA and Joyce Robertson of Grundy Center; sister-in-law Betty Wolthoff of Grundy Center.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; husband Raymond; brother Don Kiewiet; great-grandson Gabriel Andersen.
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