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Maggie Van Kley Achterhof
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1890
South Holland
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1991
Sioux Center
Sioux County
Iowa, USA

Taken from an article from Sioux Center Centennial of 1991...

Maggie Van Kley was born January 15, 1889 at South Holland, Illinois. In December, 1913 she married Ralph Achterhof at Sioux Center. They had four children: Lawrence, Florence, Floyd and Eugene. Ralph died on November 18, 1957.

Obituary reads...

Maggie Achterhof (nee Van Kley) passed away Thursday in Sioux Center at the age of one hundred and two years. On December 24, 1913 in Sious Center, she was united in marriage to Ralph Achterhof who preceded her in death on November 18, 1957. She is survived by three sons; Lawrence of Sioux Center, Iowa; Floyd of Sioux Center, Iowa; and Eugene of Camden, Maine; ten grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one infant daughter, Florence, at one month's age; two sisters and four brothers.

Maggie had a great love for flowers and a deep appreciation for the outdoors. Blessed be her memory.

Second obituary reads...

Maggie Achterhof, 102, died Thursday, October 3, at Sioux Center Hospital.

Services were at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 6, at Vander Ploeg Chapel in Sioux Center with the Rev. Harold Lenters and the Rev. Mark DeWitt officiating. Burial was in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Sioux Center.

The former Maggie Van Kleys was born January 15, 1889, at South Holland, Illinois. She married Ralph Achterhof December 24, 1913, at Sioux Center. he died November 18, 1957.

Survivors include three sons, Lawrence and Floyd, both of Sioux Center and Eugene of Camden, Maine; 10 grandchildren;20 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter. Florence; two sisters; and four brothers. Appears 9 October 1991 
 
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 Parents:
  Florus Van Kley (1852 - 1943)
  Pietertje Huisman Van Kley (1858 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Roelf Achterhof (1890 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Lawrence W. Achterhof (1915 - 2000)*
  Florence Nelvina Achterhof (1919 - 1919)*
  Floyd E. Achterhof (1921 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Aart Van Kley (1876 - 1968)*
  Mary Vander Veen Van KLey Blankespoor (1878 - 1963)*
  Herbert Van Kley (1881 - 1957)*
  Andrew Van Kley (1884 - 1941)*
  Maggie Van Kley Achterhof (1890 - 1991)
  William VanKley (1895 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memory Gardens Sioux Center Cemetery
Sioux Center
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Achterhof
Originally Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Apr 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69118189
 

Rest in peace...
- Nancy
 Added: Apr. 29, 2011
 
 
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