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Subject: [MIKALAMA] John WOLTHUIS
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2011 01:45:11 -0000
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Surnames: WOLTHUIS, KIEWIET, HENDRICKS, KLIMEK, DESNESS, SHERMAN, BOELMAN
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Mr. John WOLTHUIS, S. 27th St., Vicksburg, Died Tuesday evening, November 28, 1978. Mr. WOLTHUIS was born September 18, 1897 in Oostwald, Netherlands, tce [sic] son of John and Elsie KIEWIET WOLTHUIS and had resided in Vicksburg since 1924. He was (a) retired cement mason. (He) Was a member of Wakeshma Baptist Church. On July 5, 1924 was married to Myrtle HENDRICKS, who survived. Also surviving are three sons, John, Lewis R. and William A. all of Vicksburg; three daughters, Mrs. E. J. (Mary Ann) KLIMEK and Ms. Betty DESNESS both of Kalamazoo, Mrs. William (Elsie) DESNESS of Vicksburg; one brother Henry of Kalamazoo; two sisters, Mrs. Trena SHERMAN of Kalamazoo and Mrs. Onie BOELMAN, Waterloo, Iowa; 20 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one daughter and one brother. Friends may call at the Rupert-Durham Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 and where services will be h!
eld Friday at 1 PM, Rev. Eldon Hall of the Wakeshma Baptist Church officiating. Interment, Vicksburg Cemetery. The family suggests memorials may be made to the Franklin Community Hospital. source: Kalamazoo Gazette Nov 1978 (Submitted by volunteer, no family connection and not responsible for content)
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