NEDERHOFF, Henry E. 1903-1960
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Date: 12/23/2016 at 11:47:41
Henry E. Nederhoff Succumbs to Heart Attack Tuesday a.m.
Funeral services for Henry E. Nederhoff who passed away from a heart attack at his home in Ackley at about 7 a.m. Tuesday, will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the First Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg. The Rev. Bernard Visscher will be the officiating minister.
Prayer services for the family will be held at 12:45 p.m. in the family home.
The deceased will lie in state in the Fritz Funeral Home in Ackley until 3 p.m. Thursday, then in the family home until the time of the services.
Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Nederhoff was born December 15, 1903, in Grundy county, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ebbo Nederhoff.
He and Mrs. Nederhoff and his daughter Leola had recently moved to their new home in Ackley from their farm between Steamboat Rock and Wellsburg.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mrs. George Sautner, Jr. of California, and Leola of Ackley; one son, Melvin of Steamboat Rock; and his mother, Mrs. Ebbo Nederhoff.
--The Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 5 May 1960, pg 1
Obituary of Henry E. Nederhoff
Funeral services were held at the First Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg on Friday, May 6 for Henry E. Nederhoff of Ackley, the son of Mrs. Ebbo H. Nederhoff and the late Ebbo H. Nederhoff of Wellsburg. The Rev. B. Visscher officiated.
Mr. Nederhoff was born December 15, 1903 on a Grundy County farm two miles west of Wellsburg, and died suddenly May 3, at 7:00 a.m. at his home in Ackley of a heart attack. He suffered a first severe heart attack November 30, 1959 and was taken to the Allen Memorial Hospital at Waterloo where he spent three weeks. He seemed to have recovered completely until his fatal attack on Tuesday. He reached the age of 56 years, four months and 18 days.
Mr. Nederhoff attended rural schools in Grundy County as a boy. He was baptised and joined the First Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg on March 29, 1927 and was a faithful member. On February 14, 1929, he was united in marriage to Anna Heikens at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. They moved on their Hardin County farm near Steamboat Rock and lived there until July 2, 1959 when they moved to their home in Ackley. Since then, he and his son had been farming together. This union was blessed with three children, Leola, at home; Genevieve, (Mrs. George Sautner, Jr.) of Mountain View, Calif.; and Melvin, living on the home place in Hardin County.
Mr. Nederhoff is survived by his wife; his three children, one daughter-in-law and one son-in-law; his mother, Mrs. Ebbo Nederhoff and two brothers, Ben and Ted of Wellsburg. He was preceded in death by his father on February 25, 1934.
Pallbearers were Arend Fisher, Noble De Neui, Dick De Neui, Evert Bleeker, Mathew Kannegieter and Albert Kies. Taking care of the flowers were Mrs. Arend Fischer, Mrs. Noble De Neui and Mrs. Matthew Kannegieter.
Those from a distance attending the funeral of Henry E. Nederhoff on Friday were Mr. and Mrs. Ben Riekena of Worthington, Minn.; Mrs. Carl Krambeck of Spencer; Mrs. Frank Mori, Mrs. Grace Meyer and daughters, Carol and Shirley, Jake Meyer and daughter, Lola and Mrs. Harold Rosken, all of Everly; Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Riekena, Renk and Wendel, Mr. and Mrs. John Riekena, Mr. and Mrs. Gratus Riekena, Edward and Dutch Riekena, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Riekena, all of Forest City; Mrs. Roy Gresenhus of Mason City; Mr. and Mrs. Henry L. Meyer of Prinsburg, Minn.; and Mr. and Mrs. John Fisher of Toledo.
--The Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 12 May 1960, pg 5
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