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 Grace Gertrude <I>Wichers</I> Broersma

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Grace Gertrude Wichers Broersma

  • Birth 16 Nov 1905 Kansas, USA
  • Death 3 May 1989 Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 15361881

Grace Gertrude Broersma
A funeral service for Grace Gertrude Broersma, of 306 Liberty St., Lynden, was held at Third Christian Reformed Church on Monday May 8, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Gerrit Sheeres officiating. Interment followed at Monumenta Cemetery.

Mrs. Broersma died suddenly at her home on Wednesday, May 3, 1989, at the age of 83. She was born on Nov. 16, 1905, in Jewel County, Kansas, to Marinus and Annie Wichers. In Ireton, Iowa, on April 4, 1926, she was married to Lawrence Broersma. They came to Lynden from Zilla, Wash., in 1941. Mr. Broersma preceded her in death in 1985. Grace was a homemaker and a member of the Third Christian Reformed Church. She was also active at the Lynden Senior Center.

She is survived by her eight sons, Lloyd and wife Kay of Lynden, Marvin and wife Chris of Byron Center, Mich., Garrett and wife Marlene of Bellflower, Calif., Bob and wife Ruth of Grand Rapids, Mich., Ted and wife Dena of Granger, Wash., Ben and wife Bea of Ada, Mich., Dennis and wife Marcia of Byron Center, Mich., and Ken and wife Carol of Ferndale; four daughters, Marge De Young and husband Neal of Wyoming, Mich., Elsie Roosma and husband Gene of Ferndale, Joyce Friend and husband Clarence of Zillah, and Dorothy Bredeweg and husband John of Byron Center, Mich.; a brother, Ben Wichers, of Royal Oak, Mich., and a sister, Henrietta Thaete of Lynden; 45 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren.

For those wishing to make contributions in Grace’s memory, the family has suggested Lynden Christian Schools, 515 Drayton St., Lynden, WA 98264.

Services were under the care of Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden.

Published in the Lynden Tribune, 10 May 1989.


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  • Created by: Luke Broersma
  • Added: 14 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15361881
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Grace Gertrude Wichers Broersma (16 Nov 1905–3 May 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15361881, citing Monumenta Cemetery, Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Luke Broersma (contributor 46857903) .