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LENDERTS, Ida 1896-1983


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/14/2016 at 07:49:50

Ida Lenderts Services Held

Services were held Monday, October 3 at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Wellsburg for Ida Lenderts. Pastor Ronald Fisher conducted the services.

Mrs. Wilbert Ubben was organist. Mrs. Ronald Fisher and Mrs. Brent Fisher sang "Going Down the Valley," and "Meet Me There."

Pallbearers were Glen Hinders, Casjen Boelman, Calvin Vanderwerf, Chester Vanderwerf, Bernard Eilderts and Leonard Lenz. Ushers were LeRoy Kruse and Lester Rieken.

Interment was in the church cemetery.

Ida was born April 5, 1896, in German township, Grundy county, the daughter of Casjen and Simpka (Lindaman) Vanderwerf. She was baptized in infancy and got her education in the county school and church school. She was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ until she married Ben Tjabring January 28, 1920. They farmed in the Ackley and Austinville areas and were members of the Christian Reformed Church of Austinville.

They raised one foster son, Leonard Lenz of Ackley. Ben passed away April 24, 1946. On August 23, 1949 she was married to John Lenderts of George. They made their home in the town of George. She was a faithful member of the Lyon County First Presbyterian Church, attending adult Sunday School class and services and was a member of the Dorcas Society.

John passed away February 12, 1979. Several months following, when her health failed, she moved to Maple Manor Home in Aplington on August 5, 1979 where she passed away September 30, 1983, reaching the age of 87 years, 5 months and 25 days.

Preceding her in death were her parents, four brothers, three sisters, and one grandson and her husbands.

Surviving are her foster son, Leonard Lenz and his wife Lena, her stepson, Orval Lenderts and wife Eunice of George, Merle Lenderts and wife LaNelle of Adel, WI, two sisters, Anna Hinders of Ackley, Sucela (Mrs. Koert) Eilderts of Ackley, one brother-in-law, Geo. G. Boelman of Ackley, sisters-in-law Daisey Vanderwerf, Grace Vanderwerf and Emma Vanderwerf, all of Aplington; six grandchildren and many nephews and nieces and friends.

The Brandt-Fritz Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 20 October 1983, section 2, pg 1


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