|Birth: ||Aug. 20, 1877|
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 1950|
Wife of Albert Houtsma.
Excerpt from a newspaper article regarding her death which appeared in the Sioux Center News:
O. City Woman Dies In Traffic Crash
Mrs. Houtsma was born at Riddot, Ill. She came to the Orange City vicinity in the 90's and married Albert Houtsma in 1899. They were the parents of 11 children, two of whom preceded her in death: Gerrit who died at the age of 12 many years ago, and Gertrude 43, who died 4 years ago. Mr. Houtsma died 5 years ago.
Surviving are the following children: Peter of Oglivie, Minn.; Tillie (Mrs. Lou Vander Plaats)
of Bejou, Minn.; Cornie of O.C.; Nettie (Mrs. Henry Hylkema) of San Antonio, Tex.; Henrietta (Mrs. Jas. Jasper) of O.C.; Clara (Mrs. Peter Van Otterloo) of Grand Rapids, Mich.; Tena (Mrs. Gt. Dolieslager) of O.C.; Marie (Mrs. J.C. McGowan) of Corpus Christi, Texas; and Anna (Mrs. Paul Schubert) of Grand Rapids. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Nettie De Vries of Sheldon and Mrs. Clara Baker of O.C.; and two brothers, Eben Wibben of Mission Hill, S.D., and John Dykstra of Ireton. Two sisters preceded her in death: Mrs. K. Vander Pol many years ago, and Marie Wassenaar who died last month.
Funeral services were held last Tuesday afternoon at the home and at the First Chr. Ref. Church, Rev. R. Bronkema officiated. Interment was made in the O.C. cemetery with the Van Etten funeral service in charge.
Sioux Center News 1950-07-20.
Gerrit Wibben (1851 - 1900)
Tietje De Graaf Wibben (1857 - 1899)
Albert Houtsma (1871 - 1946)*
Gertrude Houtsma (1902 - 1946)*
Gerrit Houtsma (1904 - 1917)*
Cornie Houtsma (1906 - 1986)*
Anna Wibben Houtsma (1877 - 1950)
Nettie Wibben De Vries (1882 - 1962)*
Clara Wibben Baker (1885 - 1952)*
Ebenezer Wibben (1892 - 1969)*
Marie Wibben / Muyskens Wassenaar (1896 - 1950)*
John Dykstra (1899 - 1988)*
West Lawn Cemetery
Plot: Long north center sec, fm west end counting fm the large evergreen trees going east row 23. Part of sec A. (fm iowagravestones.org)
Created by: O'side Native
Record added: Dec 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12614421