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Alys Eringa Beltman
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1909
South Dakota, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1996
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA

Mrs. Alys Beltman, age 86, of Alton, passed away Monday, March 4, 1996 at the Heritage House Nursing Home in Orange City.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 7, at 10:00 a.m., at the Alton Reformed Church in Alton. The Rev. Roger Voskuil will officiate. Interment will follow at Nassau Township Cemetery, near Alton. Visitation will be after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Van Etten Oolman-Van Gelder Funeral Home in Orange City.

Alys was born September 27,1909, at Running Water, South Dakota, the daughter of Ulbe and Maaike (Rypstra) Eringa. She attended schools in South Dakota and graduated from the Northwestern Academy in Orange City in 1928 and the Northwestern Junior College in 1930. After teaching school for two years, she continued her education at Park College in Parkville, Missouri.

On February 21,1934, she was united in marriage to William Beltman at Melvin. They farmed south of Orange City until 1972, when they retired into Alton. Mr. Beltman passed away March 29,1989, at Sioux City.

In August of 1995, Mrs. Beltman became a resident of the Happy Siesta Retirement Home in Remsen, and in January of 1996, she transferred to the Heritage House.

She was a member of the Alton Reformed Church, where she was active in the Prayer Circle. She had been a Sunday School teacher for many years, including teaching an adult women's class for twenty years. She had been active in Reformed Church Women's Ministries, where she held offices on the local and classical level. She was a member and former officer of the Northwestern College Women's Auxiliary and served several terms on the board of directors of the Sioux County Sunday School Association.

Survivors include her three sons and their wives: Norman and Karel, of Alton; Dennis and Dawn, of rural Orange City; and Brian and Darlene, of Columbia, South Carolina; and six grandchildren, Sheila Vande Street, Sharla Beltman, Paul Beltman, Daniel Beltman, Jessica Beltman, and Matthew Beltman.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceeded in death by a grandson, Thomas Beltman, four sisters, and a brother.

Siouxland Press - 6 March 1996 
Family links: 
  Ulbe Eringa (1866 - 1950)
  Maaike Rypstra Eringa (1872 - 1941)
  William Beltman (1903 - 1989)*
  Grace Eringa Vander Wey (1894 - 1982)*
  Dora Eringa (1896 - 1936)*
  Jessie E Eringa Isaak (1898 - 1982)*
  Pierre Eringa (1902 - 1960)*
  Thyrza Eringa Harmelink (1904 - 1986)*
  Alys Eringa Beltman (1909 - 1996)
*Calculated relationship
Nassau Township Cemetery
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Brad Foster
Record added: Apr 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68941728
Alys <i>Eringa</i> Beltman
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