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Hattie Van Surksum Bothof
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1882
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1978
Murray County
Minnesota, USA

October 1, 1882 -- July 15, 1978

SERVICES: July 16, 1978, Chandler Reformed Church, Chandler, Minnesota. Interment in the Chandler cemetery, Chandler, Minnesota.

Mrs. Hattie (Van Surksum) Bothof was born at Orange City, Iowa, October 1, 1882 where she lived with her parents for sometime. Later the family moved to Westfield, North Dakota. When she was 13 years old the family moved to Orange City, Iowa.

On June 1, 1907 she was united in marriage to John Bothof.

They lived in Iowa for three years and then moved to the Leota and Chandler area where they farmed for 34 years.

They then moved into Chandler, Minnesota and resided there until 1 year ago when they made their home at the Edgebrook Nursing home at Edgerton, Minnesota.

Mrs. Bothof passed away at the Murray County Memorial Hospital in Slayton on July 15, 1978, at the age of 95 years, 9 months and 15 days.

She is survived by her husband, John, and six sons; Peter of Chino, California, Gerrit of Belgrade, Minnesota, Henry and Cornelius of Chandler, Minnesota, William of Euhi, Idaho and John of Slayton, Minn. One daughter, Johanna Van De Brake of Worthington, Minnesota also survives. There are 36 grandchildren, 88 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren, also surviving are 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

She was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren her parents, one brother, two sisters, two half brothers and two half sisters.

She was a Charter member of the Chandler Reformed Church and was married for 71 years.

Chandler Burial Ass'n, Chandler, Minnesota, obit.

Family links: 
  Gerrit Van Surksum (1844 - 1902)
  Johanna Mouw Van Surksum (1861 - 1932)
  John Gerald Bothof (1885 - 1981)
  Cornelius Edward Bothof (1916 - 2001)*
  William Bothof (1918 - 1986)*
  Brandina Van Surksum Bomgaars (1869 - 1942)**
  John Van Surksum (1870 - 1927)**
  Aartje Van Surksum Dykstra (1875 - 1946)**
  Hattie Van Surksum Bothof (1882 - 1978)
  Henrietta Van Surksum Klein (1884 - 1980)*
  Gerrit Van Surksum (1898 - 1978)*
  Edward Van Surksum (1901 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Chandler Memorial Cemetery
Murray County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: GS
Originally Created by: Paul Everett
Record added: Nov 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80512069
Hattie <i>Van Surksum</i> Bothof
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