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Roelofje "Ruth" Slange Pennings
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1857
Heerenveen Municipality
Friesland, Netherlands
Death: Feb. 27, 1941
Grundy Center
Grundy County
Iowa, USA

Roelofje's first husband was Christoffel van Dijk (1852-1897). Her second husband was Jacob Bergmans (1861-1904). Both were born in Friesland, the Netherlands, and both are beleived to have died in New York Mills, Oneida Co., New York.

Mrs. A.J. Pennings passed away last week Thursday at the home of her daughter and son-in law Mr. and Mrs. John Wiersma at Grundy Center. Her death was due to old age. She would have been 84 years old on March 2.

Mrs. Pennings was the former Ruth Slanger and was born in Friesland, the Netherlands in 1857. She came to America with her husband in 1893 and settled in New York State,

Later, she lived in Grand Rapids, Mich., and came to town in 1911 when she married A.J. Pennings. She lived in Orange City until 1937. After the death of her daughter, Ann Van Dyke, she moved to Grundy Center and made her home with her daughter, Mrs. J.W. Wiersma.

She is survived by 1 son, G.C. Van Dyke of Utica, New York, 1 daughter, Mrs. J.W. Wiersma of Grundy Center and 9 stepchildren: Henry Pennings, John Pennings, Mrs. H.I. Muilenburg, Wm. Pennings, Mrs. Jake Bonnecroy all of Orange City Mrs. W. Rozenboom of Ottumwa; Rev. Mr. B. Pennings of Rotterdam Junction, New York; Rev. Mr. M. Pennings of of Blawenburg, New Jersey and Rev. Mr. G. Pennings, a missionary in Arabia.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock at Van Etten's Funeral Home and at 1:30 in the First Ref. church of Orange City with Rev. Mr. H. Colenbrander in charge. Interment was made in the Orange City cemetery.

Sioux County Capital 1941-03-06.

Family links: 
  Arent Jan Pennings (1852 - 1928)*
  Bert Van Dyke (1882 - 1923)*
  Anna Van Dyke (1891 - 1937)*
  Irene Bergmans Wiersma (1901 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
West Lawn Cemetery
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Created by: GS
Record added: Jan 10, 2013
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Roelofje Ruth <i>Slange</i> Pennings
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Roelofje Ruth <i>Slange</i> Pennings
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