WULF, Elsie 1897-1983
WULF, HEIKENS, MEYER
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Date: 12/17/2016 at 08:15:05
Family, Friends Mourn Passing Of Elsie Wulf
Funeral services for Mrs. Elsie Wulf were held on Saturday, July 2, at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church. Pastor Bruce Baillie officiated at the services.
Richard Schafer sang two selections. He was accompanied by Elizabeth Eekhoff, organist. Mrs. Abe deNeui and Mrs. Naomi Peters were flower attendants.
Pallbearers were Clifford Kitzman, Wallace Kitzman, William Kitzman, Glen Bakker, Ronald Ladehoff, and Brett Kitzman.
Interment services were held in the First Christian Reformed Church cemetery.
The Doyen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Wulf passed away 8:30 on Thursday evening, June 30, at the Long Term Care Unit of the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center due to complications of advanced age. She reached the age of 86 years, 2 months and 20 days.
She was born on a farm in Shiloh township, northwest of Wellsburg, on April 10, 1897, the daughter of Julius and Henrietta (Meyer) Heikens and received her education in the rural school in the area.
On February 25, 1920, she was married to William D. Wulf at the parsonage of the First Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg. Following their marriage they made their home on a farm northwest of Wellsburg.
Following the death of her husband on June 27, 1974, she continued to make her home on the farm.
In December of 1979, she became a resident of the Long Term Care Unit of the Grundy County Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Wulf was a long-time member of the First Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg having joined by confession of faith on October 15, 1920. She was a member of the Ladies Guild of the church until her health began to fail.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, two sisters, Mrs. Maggie Wilts and Mrs. Anka Noordman; five brothers, Julius, John, Ebbo, Henry and Harry Heikens. An infant sister and two infant brothers also preceded her in death.
Those left to mourn her passing are two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Harriet) Kitzman of rural Conrad; Miss Julia Wulf of Grand Rapids, MI; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Anna Nederhoff of Ackley and many other relatives and friends.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 July 1983
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