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Bernard "Bernie" Terpstra
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Birth: May 5, 1923
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1998
Gallatin County
Montana, USA

In 1940 Bernard (16 y) lived with his parents, farmer Jacob 52 y) and Effie (45 y) Terpstra, and his siblings Theresa (19 y), Henry (18 y), Gerard (14 y) and Jacob (12 y) at a rented home at Holland, Hilly Side Road, Gallatin County. In 1935 they lived in the same house.

On 17 August 1948 he married at Bozeman, the seat of Gallatin County, at the age of 25 years to the seven years younger Ella Mae Freswick, daughter of Cornelius Freswick and Henrietta Postema.

In 1997 the couple resided at Bozeman. They had then (at least) four children, Larry, Rob, Wally, and Lori, all of the Spokane, Washington, area.

Bernard died in July 1998 at Bozeman at the age of 76 years. In May 2011 his widow Ella Mae looks to be still alive.
Family links: 
  Jacob Terpstra (1887 - 1975)
  Effie Ungersma Terpstra (1895 - 1972)
  Ernest J. Terpstra (1918 - 2005)*
  Bernard Terpstra (1923 - 1998)
  Gerard H. Terpstra (1925 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Hills Cemetery
Church Hill
Gallatin County
Montana, USA
Maintained by: Peter Hakze
Originally Created by: Jim Harrison
Record added: May 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70223808
Bernard Bernie Terpstra
Added by: Jim Harrison
Bernard Bernie Terpstra
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