NEDERHOFF, Ben E. 1908-1972
NEDERHOFF, RIEKENA, STAHL
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/18/2016 at 09:45:36
Funeral Thursday For Ben Nederhoff
Funeral services for Ben E. Nederhoff were held on Thursday afternoon, August 10 at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church. Rev. Harold Hollander was officiating clergyman. Music was given by Richard Schafer and Lary Riebkes who sang two duet number. Mrs. Henry L. Vandevoort was organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. Richard Schafer and Mrs. Roger Nederhoff. Pall bearers were Alan Lutterman, Marvin Werkman, Melvin Nederhoff, Edward Boyenga, Leslie Meester and Carl J. Nederhoff. Interment was made in the First Christian Reformed Church cemetery. Doyen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Nederhoff died suddenly Monday afternoon, August 7, while driving his truck on a Hardin county road 6 1/2 miles west of Wellsburg. Cause of death was attributed to a hart attack. He reached the age of 64 years, 5 months and 1 day.
He was born on a farm in Shiloh township west of Wellsburg on March 6, 1908, the son of Ebbo H. and Lena (Riekena) Nederhoff. He attended the rural school in the area. He graduated from the Wellsburg high school in 1928. On March 25, 1936, he was united in marriage to Miss Luella Ruth Stahl. Following their marriage they lived on a farm in Shiloh township west of Wellsburg. This union was blessed with one daughter, Linda Lu, now Mrs. Ted W. Van Deest. They were privileged to celebrate their silver wedding anniversary on March 25, 1961, with their family and friends.
Mr. Nederhoff was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg, having made his confession of faith in Jesus Christ on June 9, 1928. He served on the church consistory as a Deacon from 1950 to 1955.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Henry E. Nederhoff, and one grandson, Allen Dean VanDeest.
Those left to mourn his passing are his wife, Luella; one daughter, Linda Lou, Mrs. Ted Van Deest of Wellsburg; his son-in-law, Ted W. Van Deest; one granddaughter, Sherri Van Deest; one grandson, Kevin Van Deest; one brother, Theodore E. Nederhoff of Wellsburg; and a host of other relatives and friends.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 17 August 1972, sec 2, pg 1
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