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Gertrude "Gertie" Roetman De Haan
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1881
Zwolle Municipality
Overijssel, Netherlands
Death: May 4, 1968
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA

Funeral services were held at the First Reformed church in Orange City May 8 for Mrs. Gerrit J. DeHaan, 87, longtime resident of Orange City community, who died at the Orange City hospital May 4. Services were conducted by the Rev. R. Van Heukelom and burial was made in West Lawn Cemetery at Orange City.

Mrs. DeHaan, nee Gertrude Roetman, was born in The Netherlands July 3, 1881. She was married to Gerrit DeHaan at Orange City February 13, 1908. The couple made their home on a farm near Orange City until retiring and moving into Orange City about 25 years ago. Mrs. DeHaan had been a resident of the Hull Nursing home the past few months.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Anna Roetman of Orange City; six sons, Henry, Marion and John, all of Orange City, Chris of Chester, S. D., Gary of Detroit, Mich., and Bernard of Sioux Falls; 20 grandchildren and 54 great grandchildren.

-Obituary from The Sioux Center News (5/23/1968)

Gertje was born in the former province of Zwollerkerspel.

Arrived in New York from Amsterdam, Netherlands 30 Oct 1882 on ship Surrey.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Gerrit Roetman (1829 - 1907)
  Marrigje C. Kanis Roetman (1849 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Gerrit J. De Haan (1869 - 1951)*
 
 Children:
  Henry G. De Haan (1905 - 1980)*
  Gary John De Haan (1907 - 1995)*
  Marion F. De Haan (1909 - 1988)*
  Bernard De Hann (1914 - 1992)*
  Swier John De Haan (1919 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Roetman (1862 - 1912)**
  Timen Roetman (1866 - 1914)**
  Jantje Roetman De Groot (1872 - 1933)**
  Henry Roetman (1877 - 1911)*
  Zwier Roetman (1878 - 1966)*
  Gertrude Roetman De Haan (1881 - 1968)
  Jennie Roetman (1884 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
West Lawn Cemetery
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Plot: North Center Section, Row 13
 
Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Jan 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13160878
Gertrude Gertie <i>Roetman</i> De Haan
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Rest in peace...
- Nancy
 Added: Jan. 28, 2006
 
 
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