William J Schalekamp
Zoon van Cornelius (Neal) Schalekamp en Willemtje (Willemina, Wilhelmina, Minnie) van Roekel, geboren 2-9-1906 USA IA Orange City, overleden 1-12-1983 USA IA Sioux City en begraven USA IA Orange City West Lawn Cemetery
Trouwt 7-11-1929 USA IA Orange City Grace Reinders, dochter van Gerard Reinders en Maggie S Stuurop, geboren 18-9-1903 USA IA Orange City, overleden 3-3-1983 USA IA Sioux City en begraven 5-3 USA IA Orange City West Lawn Cemetery
Mrs. Grace Schalekamp, 79, of Orange City passed away Thursday, March 3, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Sioux City.
Grace was born Sept. 18, 1903, near Orange City, the daughter of Gerard Reinders and Maggie Stuurop Reinders.
On Nov. 7, 1927, she married William James Schalekamp at Orange City. They lived in Orange City all their lives, becoming residents of the Heritage House Nursing Home in July of 1981.
Mrs. Schalekamp was a member of the First Reformed Church of Orange City.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Russell (Mary) Van Marel of Ames and Mrs. Gary (Myrna) Kreykes of LeMars; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. John (Ada) Boone and Mrs. Martin (Pauline) Van Der Maaten; brother, Gilbert Reinders and sister-in-law, Mrs. Henry (Henrietta) Reinders, all of Orange City.
Mrs. Schalekamp was preceded in death by sister, Mrs. William (Gertrude) Mulder; brother, Henry Reinders; and infant grandson, Dirk Kreykes.
Funeral services were held. Saturday, March 5, at the First Reformed Church, with the Revs. Cecil Martens and Frank Snuttjcr officiating. Interment followed at West Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of the Van Etten-Oolman Funeral Home of Orange City.
Sioux County Capital 1983-03-10.
Mr. William J. Schalekamp, 77, of Orange City, passed away Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Marian Health Center in Sioux City.
William James Schalekamp was born Sept. 2, 1906, the son of Cornelius Schalekamp and Wilhelmina Van Roekel Schalekamp.
On Nov. 7, 1929, he married Grace Reinders at Orange City. "Bill" was manager of the Farmers Co-op Gas and Oil Station in Orange City until the 1940's. He then operated the Sunrise Hatchery, also in Orange City. In 1968 he became head custodian at Northwestern College in Orange City and continued to work there parttime until health problems forced him to retire in 1981.
In July of 1981, Mr. and Mrs. Schalekamp became residents of the Heritage House in Orange City. Mrs. Schalekamp passed away March 3, 1983.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Russell (Mary) Van Marel of Ames and Mrs. Gary (Myrna) Kreykes of LeMars; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two brothers, Adrian and Marion, both of Orange City. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by an infant grandson, Dirk Kreykes; two sisters, Gcnevieve Kleinwolterink and Leona Brunsting; and brother, Richard.
Mr. Schalekamp was a member of the First Reformed Church of Orange City, where he had been very active in earlier years, serving on the consistory as both elder and deacon and teaching Sunday School and catechism classes.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 3, at the First Reformed Church with the Rev. Cecil Martens officiating. Interment followed at West Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of the Van Etten-Oolman Funeral Home of Orange City.
Sioux County Capital 1983-12-08.
Committal services were held at the American Reformed Church at Orange City, Monday afternoon, March 7, for Dr. Russell D. Van Marel, 38, veterinarian and former Orange City resident, who was fatally injured Friday near Stratford, Iowa, when his pickup truck collided with a semi-trailer truck on a snow-packed road.
Van Marel had pursued a veterinary practice at Stratford the past 12 years and was mayor of the town at the time of his death.
Burial was made in West Lawn cemetery at Orange City.
Dr. Van Marel was born at Maurice January 11, 1933.
He married Mary Schalekamp August 20, 1955, at Orange City.
He was graduated from Orange City High School, Northwestern Junior College and from the School of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, Ames.
Survivors include the widow; a daughter, Debra; two sons, Steven and Ross; his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Arie Van Marel of Orange City, and his grandfather, William Van Horssen of Orange City.
Sioux Center News 1971-03-11.
Mary Jane (Schalekamp) Van Marel was born December 22, 1932 to William and Grace (Reinders) Schalekamp in Orange City, Iowa.
On August 20, 1955, Mary was united in marriage to Russell Dean Van Marel, who preceded her in death at Stratford, Iowa on March 5, 1971.
Mary received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Home Economics from Iowa State University in 1955 and 1975 respectively. She spent her career teaching in the Stratford, South Hamilton and Ames community school districts. Mary was a long-time member of First United Methodist Church in Ames.
Mary passed away on June 15, 2015 at 82 years of age.
Source of obit & photo by Adams & Soderstrum Family of Funeral Homes