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Grace "Ethel" Leep Elzinga
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1909
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 2012
Highland
Lake County
Indiana, USA

Grace stayed from 1911 until March 1923 with her parents and siblings in or near the former tiny Dutch settlement Cramersburg in the southwestern part of the Canadian south central province Saskatchewan. Her family moved then to the Dutch gardeners settlement Highland, Lak Couny, in the utter northwestern part of Indiana, adjacent to Chicago in Illinois.

Grace Leep (20 y) lived in 1930 in the also Dutch settlement Munster, Lake County, in the utter northwestern part of Indiana as a maid with mr. Joseph G (68 y) and Minnie M (66 y) Ibach.

Grace married on 25 August 1932 to Martin G Elzinga.

Her husband Martin Elzinga of Highland passed away on 27 July 1996 at the age of 87 years. He was survived by [his wife] Grace (nee Leep); one son, Wayne (Babe) Elzinga of Griffith; three daughters, Marilyn Sodo of Cedar Lake, JoAnn Martinez of Highland and Judy (Dr. Marty) Doot of Villa Park, IL.; one brother, Albert "Toots" (Martha)Elzinga of Dyer; sister, Sarah Clouser of Schererville; one sister-in-law, Anne Elzinga of South Holland, IL.; 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Obituaries of Grace (Leep) Elzinga:

Grace was born on 21 October 1909 and passed away on 9 November 2012. Grace was a resident of Highland, Indiana at the time of her passing. She was preceded in death by her husband Marty. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:00 AM at New Life Christian Reformed Church. Burial at Hope Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Monday, November 12th from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Rd., Highland, IN. Amazing Grace was a woman whose life reflected her love for God and other's. She volunteered for 20 years with CRWRC. Memorials may be given to them.

Grace (Leep) Elzinga
October 21, 1909 - November 9, 2012
GRACE ELZINGA HIGHLAND, IN Grace Elzinga, age 103 of Highland, IN, passed away November 9, 2012. She is survived by her three loving daughters: Jo Ann Martinez, Marilyn Sodo and Judy Doot. She was deeply loved by her 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and her sister, Jane Van Willigan. With her in heaven are her dear husband, Marty; and favorite son, Wayne; and her legendary Leep sisters and brothers. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:00 AM at New Life Christian Reformed Church. Burial at Hope Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Monday, November 12th from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Rd., Highland, IN. Amazing Grace was a woman whose life reflected her love for God and other's. She volunteered for 20 years with CRWRC. Memorials may be given to them.

Visitation
Monday, November 12, 2012 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Kuiper Funeral Home

Funeral Service
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 | 10:00am
New Life Christian Reformed Church
 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward K Leep (1876 - 1958)
  Jennie De Vries Leep (1879 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Martin Elzinga (____ - 1996)
 
 Siblings:
  Nicholas E Leep (1903 - 1967)*
  Anna Leep Hoogeveen (1904 - 1994)*
  Garrett Leep (1905 - 1990)*
  Clara Evelyn Leep Pettit (1907 - 2008)*
  Anthony E Leep (1908 - 1975)*
  Grace Leep Elzinga (1909 - 2012)
  Jane E. Leep VanWilligan (1911 - 2014)*
  Theodora Leep Wells (1913 - 2005)*
  James E Leep (1914 - 1997)*
  Henry Leep (1914 - 1914)*
  Sarah Leep Porter (1916 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hope Cemetery
Highland
Lake County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Peter Hakze
Record added: Apr 30, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109750613
Grace Ethel <i>Leep</i> Elzinga
Added by: Peter Hakze
 
Grace Ethel <i>Leep</i> Elzinga
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