|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1884|
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 1978|
Flora De Graaf, age 93, of Orange City, passed away Wednesday, March 8, at the Heritage House Nursing Home in Orange City, where she had resided since August.
She was born December 27, 1884, on a farm near Alton. On Feb. 24, 1904, she married Andrew De Graaf on that same farm. They farmed north of Alton, moving to town in 1947. Andrew passed away in 1962. Mrs. De Graaf moved to Orange City the following year.
She was a member of Trinity Reformed Church of Orange City.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Clifford (Ethel) Bogaard, of Orange City; one son, Marion, of Canyon Country, California; 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Jennie Stronks, of Orange City, and Mabel Eason, of Alton.
In addition to her husband, she was preceeded in death by two sons, Frank and Arthur, and one daughter, Mrs. William Van Rooyan.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 10, at the Trinity Reformed Church. The Rev. Donald R. Lenderink officiated. Interment was at the Newkirk Cemetery, under the direction ol the Van Etten-Oolman Funeral Home of Orange City.
-Obituary from The Alton Democrat
Sjoird Richard Sipma (1842 - 1932)
Mary (Maria) M. VerHeul (VerHuel) Sipma (1856 - 1948)
Andries De Graaf (1880 - 1962)*
Frank Eugene De Graaf (1905 - 1931)*
Marion De Graaf (1908 - 1987)*
Jeanette De Graaf Van Rooyen (1910 - 1962)*
Arthur De Graaf (1915 - 1961)*
Ethel Florence De Graaf Bogaard (1919 - 2004)*
Jennie Sipma Stronks (1876 - 1979)*
Johannah (Hannah) Sipma Marks (1882 - 1951)*
Flora Sipma De Graaf (1884 - 1978)
Sip Sipma (1887 - 1966)*
Mabel Sipma Eason (1891 - 1980)*
Plot: Middle Section, Row 8
Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Dec 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12802249