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Cecilia Wiersma Brower
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1902
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 26, 1979
Ocean Grove
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA

Brower, Cecelia, Mrs. Fred Sr.- 1902-1979


Posted By: Linda Vander Linden - Volunteer
Date: 4/19/2010 at 12:48:09

Mrs. Fred Brower Sr., 76, formerly of Orange City, died Saturday, May 26, at a nursing home in Ocean Grove, N.J.

Services were at 10 A.M., Wednesday, at the Van Etten-Oolman Funeral Home, Orange City, with the Rev. John T. Ebbers of Calvary Christian Reformed Church officiating. Burial was in West Lawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Brower, the former Cecelia Wiersma, was born Oct. 22, 1902, in Orange City. She was married May 28, 1923, in Orange City, Mr. Brower died in 1951.

Mrs. Brower had been a schoolteacher in Boyden and a dormitory mother at Northwestern College in Orange City. She was a member of the Christian Reformed Church in Goshen and was a charter member of Calvary Christian Reformed Church.

She left Orange City several years ago to live with her children.

Survivors include a son, Fred of Mesa, Ariz.; three daughters, Mrs. Marjorie H. Van Lummel of Wayside, N.J., Mrs. Eileen F. Westerbeek of Goshen and Mrs. Frieda B. Scharf of Greenville, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; three great grandchildren, and five sisters, Mrs. Anne Ring and Mrs. Dorothy Topma, both of Boise, Idaho, Mrs. Deanne Koerner of Northwood, Iowa, Mrs. Margaret Sterken of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mrs. Helen Kuiper of Holland, Mich.

Source: Sioux Center News, June 6, 1979 
Family links: 
  William Wiersma (1876 - 1938)
  Fannie Vedders Wiersma (1873 - 1964)
  Frederick William Brower (1898 - 1951)*
  Marjorie H. Brower Van Lummel (1924 - 1993)*
  Frederic Wilton Brower (1925 - 1990)*
  Morris Leslie Brower (1928 - 1928)*
  Deane Wiersma Koerner (1898 - 1990)*
  John William Wiersma (1900 - 1974)*
  Cecilia Wiersma Brower (1902 - 1979)
*Calculated relationship
West Lawn Cemetery
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
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Originally Created by: Debra Polly
Record added: Apr 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89111080
Cecilia <i>Wiersma</i> Brower
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Cecilia <i>Wiersma</i> Brower
Added by: Sharon Christensen
Cecilia <i>Wiersma</i> Brower
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Your son-in-law Arnold was a nice patron to me when he came into the Elkhart Public Library where I worked from 1996-2008) to borrow books. I saw you had no memorial on F.A.G. and decided to give you one and link you to your daughter. RIP. ;D
- Debra Polly
 Added: Apr. 25, 2012

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