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NEDERHOFF, Eita 1904-1973


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/18/2016 at 10:33:53

Mrs. O. Nederhoff Died Saturday Funeral Tuesday

Funeral services for Mrs. Odie Nederhoff were held Tuesday afternoon, June 26, at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church. Rev. Kasjen Tebben of Cedar Falls was officiating clergyman. The Messengers Quartet, Richard Schafer, Arnold Eiten, Lary Riebkes and Melvin Haupt sang two selections. Mrs. Henry L. Vandevoort was organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. Gary Fairbanks and Mrs. Lee Boomgarden. Pall bearers were Ronald Nederhoff, George Nederhoff, Jr., James Nederhoff, Wayne Nederhoff, Steven Nederhoff and Raymond Nederhoff. Interment was made in the cemetery of the First Christian Reformed Church.

Mrs. Odie H. Nederhoff passed away around 9 o'clock Saturday morning, June 23 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center following a lingering illness. She had entered the hospital in Marshalltown on April 5th and then on May 1st was transferred to the hospital in Grundy Center. She reached the age of 69 years, 1 month and 4 days. During her time of illness, her faith in Christ was evident to all those around her by her patience and uncomplaining attitude. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and set a good example for her family to follow.

She was born Eita Bunger on May 19, 1904 on a farm in Shiloh township, southwest of Wellsburg, the daughter of A. C. and Gertie (Eiten) Bunger. She attended the rural school in the area. On January 11, 1927 she was united in marriage to Odie H. Nederhoff at the First Christian Reformed Church Parsonage by the Rev. H. C. Bode. Following their marriage they made their home on a farm southwest of Wellsburg. In the fall of 1966 they retired from this farm and moved to Wellsburg. They were privileged to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on January 11, 1972 with their family.

Mrs. Nederhoff was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg, having made confession of her faith in Jesus Christ on October 17, 1926. She was a member of the Ladies' Guild of the Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, (Gertie), Mrs. Ben Eiten.

Those left to mourn her passing are her husband, 4 sons and 1 daughter: Henry O. Nederhoff of Wellsburg, George Nederhoff Sr. of Wellsburg, Arthur Nederhoff of Holland, (Pearl) Mrs. Paul Van Soelen of Ames, Marvin Nederhoff of Wellsburg; 15 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; one sister (Tillie), Mrs. John Reents of Wellsburg; two brothers, Coert A. Bunger of Wellsburg and Lambert A. Bunger of Wellsburg and many other relatives and friends.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 28 June 1973, sec 2, pg 1


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