NEDERHOFF, Florence 1923-2016
NEDERHOFF, EEKHOFF, HOFFMAN
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/7/2016 at 11:02:24
Florence J. Nederhoff, 92, of Grundy Center, Iowa, and formerly of Wellsburg, Iowa, entered eternity Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Arlington Place in Grundy Center while under the care of Unity Point Hospice. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016, at the First Christian Reformed Church in rural Wellsburg with Pastor Dan Brouwer officiating. A private family burial will be held prior to the service at the First Christian Reformed Church Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at the First Christian Reformed Church, 12419 185th Street, Wellsburg, Iowa. Doyen-Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg is caring for Florence and her family.
Florence J. Eekhoff, daughter of Peter and Grace Hoffman Eekhoff was born on September 5, 1923, in Grundy County, Iowa. She received her education in Wellsburg, graduating in 1941 from Wellsburg High School. On December 16, 1941, she married Edward O. Nederhoff in her parents' home near Wellsburg. The couple resided on the family farm southwest of Wellsburg where Florence was as a loving wife and mother of four children. In 1982 Edward and Florence moved into their retirement home in Wellsburg. Edward entered eternity on January 17, 1995. Due to health concerns, Florence moved to Arlington Place in Grundy Center in 2013. She was active in the First Christian Reformed Church as a Sunday school teacher and participated in the Queen Esther Society Bible Study. She was also active in the Timothy Sisters Society as a supporter of Timothy Christian School. Florence loved reading books, gardening, counted cross stitch, embroidery, and quilting. Her grandchildren each received a quilt that she lovingly made.
She is survived by her children: Stanley (Marlys) Nederhoff of Mason City, IA; Karen (Larry) Bosma of Sanborn, IA; Eldon (Lynn) Nederhoff of Wellsburg, IA; and Arlan (Cindy) Nederhoff of Sioux Center, IA. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Ordie Eekhoff and Donna Blythe; brother-in-law, Carl H. Nederhoff; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Florence was preceded in death by her husband Edward and her brother Lester Eekhoff.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to the family to be donated to Florence's choice of Christian charitable organizations.
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