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Garret Wisgerhof

Zoon van Teunis Wisgerhof en Neeltje (Nellie) Beijer, geboren 20-9-1873 USA IA Pella, overleden 26-4-1942 USA IA en begraven Sully Cemetery

Trouwt 18-1-1900 USA IA Otley Gijsbertha Maria Helena (Bertha Marie Helen) Crum, dochter van Gijsbertus Crum en Jacoba Teunissen van Maanen, geboren 26-5-1878 NL Valburg Zetten [74], overleden 28-11-1972 USA IA Newton en begraven bij haar man


  1. Nellie Wisgerhof, geboren 22-11-1900, overleden 10-9-2004 en begraven USA IA Newton Union Cemetery
    Trouwt Dr Cornelius Bernhard Welle, tandarts, zoon van Henry Welle en Dora van Spanckeren, geboren 12-8-1897, overleden 24-6-1980 en begraven bij zijn vrouw
  2. Gusbert Wisgerhof, geboren 6-12-1901, overleden 1901 USA IA en begraven Sully Cemetery
  3. Guy Harold Wisgerhof, geboren 6-12-1901 USA IA Sully, overleden 19-3-1973 USA IA Clear Lake en begraven Mason City Memorial Park Cemetery
    Trouwt 2-12-1934 USA IA Mason City Verlee Adeline Aurit, dochter van Joseph Gerrit Aurit en Luella Fry, geboren 21-10-1906 USA IA Inwood, overleden 22-10-1953 USA IA Mason City en begraven bij haar man
    Trouwt Hazel Clair Canon, dochter van James Thaddeus Canon en Effa Emma Belt, weduwe van Joseph Herbert Lerdal, geboren 11-3-1909 USA IA Dumont, overleden 31-5-2000 USA IA Clear Lake en begraven Dumont Cemetery
  4. Elza T Wisgerhof, geboren 23-1-1904 USA IA Jasper Co, overleden 2-11-1986 USA CA Vallejo en begraven Skyview Memorial Lane
    Trouwt 1941 USA NE Wayne Co Marcella M Donahue, geboren 11-1-1903, overleden 31-7-1990 en begraven bij haar man
  5. Reva Corine Wisgerhof, geboren 16-9-1905, overleden 11-10-1989 en begraven USA IA Sully Cemetery
    Trouwt 13-9-1927 USA IA Sully Darian Wayne Wildman, geboren 4-11-1899 USA IA Lynnville, overleden 1-4-1984 USA FL Saint Petersburg en begraven bij zijn vrouw
  6. Oliver Henry Wisgerhof, geboren 26-3-1907 USA IA Jasper Co, overleden 19-2-1998 USA IA en begraven USA IA Sully Cemetery
    Trouwt 16-6-1933 Hazel Viola De Prenger, dochter van Cornelus De Prenger en Cynthia Barendregt, geboren 1-6-1907 USA IA, overleden 8-5-1971 USA IA Sully en begraven bij haar man
    Trouwt Sylvia Thompson, weduwe van Vern John Armstrong, geboren 4-12-1908 USA IA LeMars, overleden 26-5-2001 USA VA Penn Laird en begraven USA IA Sully Cemetery
  7. Lester Gordon (Cody) Wisgerhof, geboren 13-11-1908, overleden 8-10-1971 USA IA Oskaloosa en begraven USA IA Sully Cemetery
    Trouwt 16-6-1933 Dorotha Dukes, geboren 19-8-1906, overleden 27-12-1988 en begraven bij haar man
  8. Anna Jeanette Wisgerhof, geboren 17-0-1910 USA IA Sully, overleden 3-10-2005 USA MO Holt en begraven IA Humboldt Co Lake View Cemetery
    Trouwt Ole Tjelle, zoon van Ole Tjelle en Martha Tjeranson, geboren 28-9-1900 USA IL Braceville, overleden 9-12-1983 USA IA Humboldt en begraven bij zijn vrouw
  9. Lorene Flora Wisgerhof, geboren 18-6-1912 USA IA, overleden 22-4-2007 USA CO Denver Co en begraven IA Sioux City Graceland Park Cemetery
    Trouwt George Samuel Bell, zoon van Frank E Bell en Elsie Louise Horsley, geboren 1910, overleden 4-1965 en begraven IA Sioux City Graceland Park Cemetery
    Trouwt Bob Smith
  10. Max Vernon Wisgerhof, geboren 11-5-1914 USA IA Sully, overleden 28-9-2011 USA MI Grosse Points Shores en begraven IL Galesburg Memorial Park Cemetery
    Trouwt 1938 USA IL Victoria Portia Armstrong, geboren 12-10-1911 USA OK Muskogee Co, overleden 17-10-1994 USA IL Galesburg en begraven bij haar man
  11. Howard Wisgerhof, geboren 15-1-1916 USA IA Jasper Co, overleden 18-5-1931 USA IA Jasper Co en begraven Sully Cemetery
  12. Emma Marguerite Wisgerhof, geboren 12-8-1917, overleden 5-10-2009 en begraven USA IA Newton Union Cemetery
    Trouwt 1943 Earl D Voss, geboren 1915, overleden 1954 en begraven USA IA Marengo IOOF Cemetery
    Trouwt 1966 Clifford James Bailey, zoon van Jesse Roy Bailey en Maude Alice Carr, geboren 11-5-1919, overleden 26-3-1990 en begraven bij zijn vrouw
  13. Karl Bernard Wisgerhof, geboren 19-8-1919 USA IA Jasper Co, overleden 18-11-1970 USA CA Pinole en begraven Richmond Rolling Hills Memorial Park
    Trouwt Eileen Marie Grether, dochter van William B Grether en Ella Bell Dunbar, gescheiden van Cecil Plummer, geboren 6-3-1915, overleden 5-8-1991 USA CA Vallejo en begraven Skyview Memorial Lane
  14. Carroll Bryan Wisgerhof, geboren 19-8-1919 USA IA Jasper Co, overleden 12-1982 USA CA Orinda Village en begraven IA Wall Lake Cemetery
    Trouwt Gladys Ruth Clark, geboren 31-1-1921, overleden 21-9-1996 USA CA Orinda en begraven bij haar man
  15. Earl Eugene (Wiskey) Wisgerhof, geboren 13-6-1921, overleden 10-1-1981 en begraven USA CA Lower Lake Cemetery
    Trouwt Galeda Marie McLeese, geboren 14-2-1919, overleden 27-10-1965 en begraven bij haar man
    Trouwt Merle Foster


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Obituary of Nellie:
Daughter of Gerrit & Bertha (Crum) Wisgerhof; wife of Dr. CB Welle

Memorial Service: 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, September 14, 2004 at the United Presbyterian Church, 209 N. 2nd Ave. E. in Newton. Visitation: Friends may call from 12-6 P.M., Monday, September 13, 2004 at the funeral home. The family will greet friends from 4-6 P.M., Monday at the funeral home. Interment: 9:30 A.M., Tuesday, September 14, 2004 at the Newton Union Cemetery in Newton.

Those left to honor Nelle's memory are her daughter and son-in-law, Joan and James Tyler of Newton; two grandsons, John Tyler and his friend, Tami Cosby of Covington, Georgia and Tom Tyler and his wife, Caroline Costle of Alexandria, Virginia; her great-grandson Alexander Costle-Tyler of Alexandria, Virginia; brother, Max Wisgerhof of Galesburg, Illinois; her 3 sisters, Erma Bailey of Newton; Ann Tjelle of Holt, Missouri; and Lorene Smith of Santa Rosa, California; and many nieces and nephews.

Nelle was preceded in death by her parents, Gerrit and Bertha (Crum) Wisgerhof; husband, Dr. C. B. Welle in 1980; 8 brothers, Guy, Elza, Oliver, Lester, Howard, Carroll, Karl and Earl Wisgerhof; and her sister, Reva Wildman.

Nelle was the last surviving member of the first graduating class of Sully High School in Sully, Iowa. She also attended Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

Nelle was a homemaker and she had been a teacher in the Jasper County Rural Schools. Nelle had a profound interest in birds, wildflowers, gardening and natural history. She had always loved her home in Lambs Grove, Iowa. Nelle also loved to read and travel. She was very knowledgeable about the history of the Sully area.

Nelle was a member of the United Presbyterian Church; where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years and also belonged to the United Presbyterian Women, Chapter AO-PEO, 20th Century Club, Clio Club and the Jasper County Historical Society.

Memorials to the United Presbyterian Church or to the Skiff Medical Center Foundation may be left at the funeral home or at the church on the morning of the service.

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Obituary of Verlee:
Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, Iowa
October 23, 1953 page 7.

Clear Lake--Funeral services for Mrs. Guy H. Wisgerhof, 47, 318 N. Lakeview Drive, who died of a heart attack Thursday of at a Mason City hospital, will be held at the Congregational Church Sunday afternoon at 3. Dr. E. W. Day, pastor, will conduct the rites and burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Wilcox Funeral home is in charge.

Mrs. Wisgerhof was born Verlee Adeline Aurit, daughter of Joseph and Luella Fry Aurit, Oct 21, 1906 at Inwood. She attended school at Paulina, was graduated from Paulina High School and, in 1926 at Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls. She taught school at Boxholm and Nevada eight years. She was married to Mr. Wisgerhof at Mason City Dec 2, 1934. They have lived in Clear Lake since 1934.

Mrs. Wisgerhof was a member of the Congregational Church and taught a class in the church school six years. She also was active in other church depatments. She was a member of Today's club, the Twentieth Century Club, Civic League and Clear Lake Women's Club.

Besides her husband Mrs. Wisgerhof is survived by a daughter, Terry Sue, 9; a sister, Mrs. John T. Roseland, 336 N. Lakeview Drive; three nephews, Robert, John and Joseph Roseland; a niece, Miss Patty Roseland, and several uncles and aunts.

She was preceded in death by her father in 1922 and her mother July 27, 1948.

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Obituary of Hazel:


CLEAR LAKE - Hazel Wisgerhof, 91, of Clear Lake, died Wednesday (May 31, 2000) at the Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the First Congregational Church in Clear Lake, with the Rev. Thomas Healey, officiating. Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. Fourth St. in Clear Lake is in charge of services. The family suggest memorials to the First Congregational Church.

Hazel was born March 11, 1909, in Dumont, the daughter of James Thaddeus and Emma Effie (Belt) Canon. She graduated from Dumont High School and Hamilton Business College in Mason City. She moved to Clear Lake in 1946. Hazel dearly loved her children and grandchildren and they were a very active part of their life. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and especially playing bridge. Hazel was a member of First Congregational Church, Clear Lake.

Hazel is survived by three daughters, JoAnn Huey and her husband, Pete, of Clear Lake, Javotte Gorton and her husband, Gerald, and Judy Somers, both of Bloomington, Minn.; one sister-in-law, Beatrice Canon, of Dumont; 16 grandchildren, Jeff Gorton, Jay Gorton, Jill Tinsley, Michael Somers, Deborah Burke, Sandra Harsh, Shelley O'Brien, Denise Clipperton, Daniel Huey, Dawn Richardson, Duane Huey, David Huey, Drew Huey, Dustin Huey, Kelly Jennings and Tim Jennings; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; and her special friends, Chris and Alan Due, of Clear Lake. Her parents; two husbands, Dr. Joseph H. Lerdal and Guy Wisgerhof; daughter, Terry Sue Jennings; two brothers, Hildie and Lyle Canon; and two sisters, Lora Davis and Thada Brehmer, preceded her in death.

Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, (641) 357-2193.

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Obituary of Reva:
MARRIETTA, Ga. --" Funeral services for Reva C. Wisgerhof Wildman, 84, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of the Sully and Pella communities, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at Van Dyk-Duven Funeral Home in Pella. The Rev. Donald W. Plantinga, pastor of the Pella Trinity Reformed Church, will conduct services. Burial will be in Sully Cemetery. Memorials to the D and D Mission Homes or Clearwater Christian Church, both in Florida. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday. Family visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Wildman died Wednesday evening in Kennestone Hospital in Marietta. Survivors are daughter, Kay R. (Mrs. Carl) Ford of Marietta, Ga.; four grandsons; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ollie Wisgerhof of Sully and May Wisgerhof of Galesburg, Ill.; and four sisters, Erma (Mrs. Clifford) Bailey of Newton, Ann Tjelle of Goldfield, Nelle (Mrs. C. B.) Welle of Newton and Lorene Smith of Santa Rosa, Calif.

Mrs. Wildman was a former member of the Trinity Reformed Church in Pella. The daughter of Gerrit and Bertha Crum Wisgerhof, she was born Sept. 6, 1905 in Sully. She was married to Darion Wayne Wildman Sept. 13, 1927 in Sully. The Wildmans resided in Sioux City for 10 years before returning to Sully in 1938 where Mr. Wildman operated a drug store for 22 years. They moved to Pella in 1960 and, after their retirement in 1972, moved to Pinellas Park, Fla. Mr. Wildman died in April, 1984.

Newton Daily News, Newton, Iowa, October 13, 1989

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Obituary of Reva:

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. - Max Vernon Wisgerhof died Sept. 28, 2011. He was 97. He was born in Sully, Iowa, to Bertha (Crum) and Garrett Wisgerhof, and his death was the last of 14 siblings. He grew up in Sully, and graduated in 1936 from the University of Iowa, where he was captain of the cross country and track team in 1935.

Beginning in 1936 he taught in the high school in Victoria, Ill., where he met Portia Armstrong, a teacher, and they married in 1938. He subsequently worked for the American Chicle Company (recruited by his brother-in-law) and was an officer in the U.S. Army in World War II, in the Medical Administrative Corps (as an athletic coach). From 1948 he worked for the Intra State Telephone Company in Galesburg, Ill. He was acting manager there when he retired in 1978.

He was active in the Methodist Church, the Boy Scouts of America (Silver Beaver Award), charities, educational endeavors, and professional organizations. After the death of his wife in 1994 he lived in the Seminary Estates in Galesburg, where he enjoyed the presence of new and previously known friends. In 2005 he moved to Michigan to be close to his son, Max (Mary), his granddaughter, Elizabeth (Anthony) Pariano, and his great-grandsons, Nicholas (8) and Joseph (7). He lived for five years in ShorePointe Village in St. Clair Shores. He embraces the lives of others, and he opened his life to them.

A memorial service will be at noon Nov. 12 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Home in Galesburg. His ashes will be interred in Galesburg. In lieu of flowers, he wished memorials be contributed to the Galesburg Rescue Mission and Women's Shelter, the OSF St. Mary Hospital Foundation, both in Galesburg, and the United Methodist Church in Victoria.

Published in The Register-Mail on October 9, 2011

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Obituary of Erma:
Erma Marguerite Bailey died on Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at Park Centre, her home since 1998. Services will be at the United Presbyterian Church on Friday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m., following a visitation with the family at 10 a.m. Interment will be at the Newton Union Cemetery. The services are being arranged by the Wallace Family Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bailey, 92, was born on Aug. 12, 1917, on a farm near Sully to Garret and Bertha (Crum) Wisgerhof. Erma was the 11th child and last daughter of their 14 children. Erma graduated from Sully High School in 1934 and attended business college in Sioux City for two years.

She was employed at the office of the Sully Cooperative until her marriage in 1943 to Earl Voss of Marengo. They farmed near Marengo until Earl's death in 1954. Erma then returned to Sully and again worked at the Cooperative. In 1959, Erma moved to Newton where she worked at the Peoples' Natural Gas office for five years, and then at Mid Iowa Savings and Loan until her retirement in 1971. In 1966, she was married to Clifford Bailey, who died in 1990.

Erma's affiliations included the United Presbyterian Church, groups in her church, and the Clio Club. She greatly enjoyed her many friends and relatives.

Her survivors include her brother, Max Wisgerhof of St. Clair Shores, Mich.; her two granddaughters, Kathryn Bailey Nielsen (Bruce) of Peoria, Ill., and Jennifer Bailey Petoske (Terence) of Chicago, Illinois and their families; daughter-in-law, Jan Bailey of West Des Moines; nieces, Joan Tyler of Newton; Marcile Ratcliff (Mel) of Lynnville; Kay Sterling Ford of Tallahassee, Fla.; Sue Anderson (Dr. R. A.) of Cheyenne, Wyo.; Diane Shea (Don) of Redding, Calif.; Carlene Schrag (Stan) of Lincoln, Neb.; Vicki Casey (Mike) of Aurora, Colo.; Sherri Wisgerhof of San Francisco, Calif.; Judy Halvorson (Bruce) of Napa, Calif.; and Nana Tjelle of Goldfield; and nephews, Jerry Tjelle (Merlyn) of Holt, Mo.; Lynn Bell (Gerri) of Sonoma, Calif.; Dr. Max Wisgerhof II (Mary) of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.; and Denny Wisgerhof (Joyce) of Orinda, Calif.

Erma was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, sisters and spouses, Nelle Welle (Dr. C. B.), Reva Wildman (Wayne); Lorene Bell Smith (George, Bob); Ann Tjelle (Ole); sister-in-law, Portia Wisgerhof, and her brothers and spouses, Guy (Verlee, Hazel); Oliver (Hazel, Sylvia); Lester (Dortha); Howard; Karl (Eileen); Carroll (Ruth); and Earl (Galeda); stepson, Ron Bailey; nephew, Tom Tjelle; niece, Terry Jennings; and others.

Erma was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, grandmother and aunt. Memorials are suggested to the United Presbyterian Church or to the Park Centre Good Samaritan Fund.

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