NEDERHOFF, Carl H. 1928-2016
NEDERHOFF, DRESSELHUIS, RINGENA
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/19/2016 at 16:25:42
Carl H. Nederhoff, 88, of Wellsburg, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at the Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 15th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church in rural Wellsburg. The funeral service will be held on Friday, December 16th at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church, preceded by an hour of visitation. Burial will follow the funeral service at the church cemetery, where military honors will be conducted. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Carl was born on August 3, 1928, on the family farm in rural Wellsburg, the son of Oldig O. & Ada (Dresselhuis) Nederhoff. A lifelong resident of Wellsburg, he attended grade school at Shiloh # 9 and later attended the Wellsburg High School. For several years, he helped on the family farm. In 1950, Carl enlisted in the United States Army, where he was stationed in Germany during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged in 1952. On September 16, 1953, Carl was united in marriage to Kathryn Ringena at the Wellsburg Reformed Church. They became the parents of 4 sons, Mike, Bruce, Kevin & Jeff. They later moved to the Nederhoff home where they farmed and milked cows for over 37 years. In November of 1990, Carl & Kate moved into the town of Wellsburg, following Carl and Kate's retirement.
He was a lifelong member of the First Christian Reformed Church, where he served on the church council and attended Men's Forum, was a past board member of the Timothy Christian School, a past board member of the Mid-America Dairy Association and he and Kate were care takers at Friendship Manor in Wellsburg, for many years. Carl very much enjoyed coffee time with friends and family and hosting family from Germany and the Netherlands. What brought the most joy to Carl was spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Carl is survived by his 4 sons, Mike (Mary Jean) Nederhoff of Wellsburg, Bruce (Dorinda) Nederhoff of Grundy Center, Kevin (Beth) Nederhoff of Wellsburg and Jeff (Wendi) Nederhoff of Greene; 10 grandchildren Jonathan (Megan) Nederhoff of Wellsburg, Anthony Nederhoff of Cedar Falls, Brooke (Paul) O'Kane, Brianne (Kevin) Neuberger and Brittane Nederhoff, all of Ackley, Alex (Liz) Nederhoff of Pearland, TX, Austin & Aaron Nederhoff of Wellsburg and Cody & Karly Nederhoff of Greene; 5 great-grandchildren Emma, Evan, & Ada O'Kane and Lauren & Tenley Neuberger, all of Ackley; sisters Donna Blythe & Ordie Eekhoff; sisters-in-law Wilma Ross and Thelma Ringena; extended family in Germany and the Netherlands. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Kathryn; granddaughter Anna Marie Nederhoff; brothers Edward and Willis Nederhoff; sisters Grace Luppen, Etta Heikens, Frances Primus & Inez Deters.
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