Hermina (Minnie) Burgers
Dochter van Wouter (Walter) Burgers en Hendrika Bos, geboren 9-6-1884 09:00 NL Bennekom , overleden 15-4-1963 en begraven USA IA Carmel Reformed Church Cemetery
Trouwt Henry Vander Vliet Sr, geboren 18-4-1876, overleden 20-11-1954 en begraven bij zijn vrouw
Mr. Vander Vliet was born Dec. 10, 1904, in Sioux County, the son of Henry and Minnie (Burgers) Vander Vliet. He lived his youth and received his education in the Carmel area.
He married Nellie Brunsting Jan. 15,1925, in Hull. The couple lived in the Hull and Sioux Center areas before moving to Sanborn in 1935. They fanned southwest of Sanborn and moved to Sheldon in 1956. She died July 28, 1982. He continued to make his home in Sheldon until moving to Prairie View Retirement Home at Sanborn on May 18,1989. Mr. Vander Vliet was a member of the First Reformed Church of Sheldon.
Survivors include three daughters, Angeline "Ann" Miller of Paullina, Mrs. Lyndon (Mary) Greimann of Rochester, Minn., and Mrs. Les (Virginia) Lameyer of Sioux Falls, S.D.; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Cornie Vander Vliet of Luveme, Minn.; and two sisters, Winnie Ver Mulm of Rock Valley and Mina DeJong of Montevideo, Minn.
He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Geneva and Nelva; a granddaughter; two sisters; and four brothers.
Rock Valley Bee 1994-02-23.
Mrs. Vander Vliet, the former Nellie Brunsting, was born Dec. 14, 1902, in Sioux County and was raised in the Hull vicinity.
She married Walter Vander Vliet Jan. 15, 1925, at Hull. They lived in Hull until 1935 when they moved to a farm west of Sanborn. They farmed there until 1955 when they retired and moved to Sheldon. She was a member of the First Reformed Church.
Survivors include her husband; four daughters. Mrs. Kenneth (Angeline) Miller of Paullina, Mrs. Walter (Geneva) Nagel of Peterson, Mrs. Lyndon (Mary) Greimann of Rochester. Minn, and Mrs. Lester (Virginia) Lameyer of Sioux Falls, S.D.; one brother, Cornie of Boyden; two sisters, Mrs. Tony (Harriet) Van Ommeren of Sheldon and Mrs. Egbert (Marie) Wegter of Hull; 16 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Sioux County Index 1982-08-02.
Winnie was born September 26, 1909 near Carmel, Iowa, daughter of Henry and Minnie (Burgers) Van Der Vliet. She married William Ver Mulm on December 29, 1931 on the homestead near Carmel. Together they lived in Rock Valley where William did trucking and later was a partner in a machine shop. They later farmed NW of Rock Valley for 20 years. After William's death on November 7, 1973, Winnie moved to Rock Valley, where she was an active member of Calvin Christian Reformed Church and the Ladies Aid. Winnie also was active member of Rock Valley's Senior Citizen's Club and enjoyed having suppers with her friends at the Senior Center and helping with making cookies. Winnie recently celebrated her 100th Birthday on September 26, 2009 with family and friends and enjoyed all the cards and memories of the day.
Surviving relatives include her sister, Mina De Jong of Montevideo, MN; sisters-in-law: Katherine Van Der Vliet of Sioux Center, IA, Nellie Van Der Vliet of Rock Valley, Winnie Van Der Vliet of Luverne, MN and Dorothy Ver Mulm of Sanborn, IA.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William; brothers: Walter, Henry, Edward, Gerrit, Andrew and Cornie Van Der Vliet; sisters: Tillie Moss and Hettie Ver Mulm.
Porter Funeral Home obit.
Mrs. Gertrude Vander Vliet was born to Jake and Minnie (Oostenink) De Boer on October 24, 1913, in Rock Valley. She married Henry Vander Vliet, Jr. on July 3, 1934, at Carmel. He died January 22, 1974.
She was a member of Carmel Reformed Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family,sewing and crocheting.
Survivors include one son and two daughters, Marlene and Adam Punt, Harold and Lorna Vander Vliet and Sharon and Norman Snieder, all of Sioux Center; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six sisters, Dena Blankespoor of Hull, Mina Bartels and Geneva Huisman, both of Sioux Center, Jeanette Wesselink of Rock valley, Henrietta Moss of Luverne, Minnesota, and Coba Raak of Orange City; and one brother, John De Boer of Rock Valley.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Jerry, Frank and Dick De Boer.
Sioux Center News 2000-02-02.
Mrs, Vander Vliet was born June 22, 1920, to John and Ella (Franken) Niessink, three miles east of Sioux Center. At the age of three her family moved to a farm one mile east of Sioux Center, where she lived until her marriage to Gerrit Vander Vliet on January 30, 1946. They farmed near Maurice for two years. They then began farming the Niessink family farm east of Sioux Center. Her husband preceded her in death on July 30, 1968, at the age of 52. She continued to reside on their farm until settling into her apartment at Crown Pointe in 2001.
After suffering a stroke in August of 2006 she became a resident of Royale Meadows Care Center. She was known as an excellent seamstress and for her beautiful crocheted and knitted items. Over the years she made many mittens, caps and quilts which she donated to the needy. Her grandchildren will always remember her for all the cookies and games she shared with them. She was a lifelong member of First Reformed Church of Sioux Center.
Survivors are her son and daughter-in-law, Harlyn and Kathlene Vander Vliet of Sheldon; son, Gregory Vander Vliet of Whitensville, Massachusetts; two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Anthony Bonnema of Sioux Center and Eileen and Norman Krull of George; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; five sisters-in-law, Win Ver Mulm of Rock Valley, Katherine Vander Vliet of Sioux Center, Nellie Vander Vliet of Rock Valley, Mina De Jong of Montevideo, Minnesota, and Winnie Vander Vliet of Luverne, Minnesota; and numerous nieces,and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, Lubbert "Louie" Niessink.
The Vander Vliet family prefers memorials be directed to Hope Haven.
Sioux Center News 2006-12-27.
Nellie was born December 17, 1921 on a farm near Carmel, Iowa, the daughter of William and Cornelia "Kay" (Hulshof) Feekes. Having grown up on a farm, Nellie often talked about picking corn by hand in the fall rather than attending school. She loved school and continued that passion for learning the rest of her life.
On February 13, 1947, Nellie was united in marriage to Andrew Van Der Vliet at Carmel. Together, they farmed west of Carmel. After Andrew died on December 3, 1987, she moved to Rock Valley in July 1988 and later made her home at Four Seasons in Rock Valley in 2001. Nellie will forever be known for her servantís heart. She loved the Lord and shared that often with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, whom she loved spending time with. She was an active member at Carmel Reformed Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher and a member of Ladies Aid. Nellie was heavily involved with baking cookies at the Senior Center, Foster Grandparent Program, and Friendship Bible Study. She also volunteered at Whispering Heights and distributed library books at Four Seasons.
Nellie is survived by her children, Glenn (Paula) Van Der Vliet of Sheldon, Iowa, Arlis (Stan) De Weerd of Rock Valley, Iowa, and Brian (Jana) Van Der Vliet of Sioux Center, Iowa; 9 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; sisters, Edna Van Abbema of Inwood, Iowa and Mina Mouw of Sioux Center; and brother-in-law, Pete Moerman of Rock Valley.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Andrew; son, Arlin; brothers, John and Ted Feekes; sister, Catherine Moerman; and great-grandchildren, Evan and Sophia.
Porter Funeral Home
Mina (VanderVliet) DeJong was born on July 16, 1921 in Sioux County Iowa to Henry and Minnie (Burgers) VanderVliet. She had 6 brothers and 3 sisters. She attended school in the Sioux County area.
On February 25, 1939 she married Raymond DeJong in St. Cloud, MN. They lived in Iowa for a period of time until 1950 when they moved to the Montevideo area. They had 8 children together. On New Years Eve of 1958 the family was traveling back from a visit in Iowa and was involved in a car accident. In that accident Minaís husband and two children were killed and she was left to raise 6 children on her own.
Mina worked for the Montevideo Schools for over 20 years in food service. She enjoyed cooking and visiting with the children as they came through the lunch line. She also enjoyed quilting, crocheting, and playing cards. She was a long time member of Hope Reformed Church in Montevideo and would bring flowers to the sick and shut-ins as a part of church ministry. Family remembers that she would make a cake to eat after church every Sunday. Her grandchildren remember that she was a fun-loving grandma who liked to play cards with her grandchildren.
Mina is survived by her children: Marvin (Beva) DeJong, Montevideo, Vernon (Barb) DeJong, Montevideo, Leonore (Brad) Johnson, Montevideo, Karl (LaVon) DeJong, Dawson, Cheryl (Harv) VanRoekel, Alexandria, and Darrell (Vicki) DeJong, Minnetonka; 20 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren as well as other extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond and two children, Roger and Debra in 1958; grandson, Darrell Glenn in 1980 and her 9 siblings. Blessed be her memory.
*Headstone reads birth year as 1922, but is incorrect.