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Willempje Rijken (Emma Ryken)

Dochter van Johannes Ryke en Petertje Rozeboom, geboren 27-5-1877 10:00 NL Bennekom [157], overleden 24-5-1958 USA IA Oskaloosa en begraven Forest Cemetery

Trouwt Teunis Kelderman, geboren 19-11-1869 04:00 NL Bennekom [292], overleden 26-10-1957 USA IA Oskaloosa en begraven bij zijn vrouw


  1. Peter Tunis Kelderman, geboren 17-11-1895 USA IA Taintor, overleden 13-11-1971 USA IA Oskaloosa en begraven USA IA Leighton Evergreen Cemetery
  2. John Kelderman, geboren 15-8-1900 USA IA Leighton, overleden 8-7-1984 USA IA Mahaska Co en begraven USA IA Oskaloosa Forest Cemetery
  3. Gysbert (Guy) Kelderman, geboren 29-9-1901 USA IA Richland Township, overleden 3-9-1971 USA IA Oskaloosa en begraven Forest Cemetery
  4. Petronella (Nellie) Kelderman, geboren 2-10-1906 USA IA Taintor, overleden 14-2-1995 USA IA Pella en begraven Leighton Evergreen Cemetery
    Trouwt 1-8-1925 USA IA Pella Henry John Langstraat, zoon van Leendert Langstraat en Aagje Lukas, geboren 3-2-1899 USA IA Marion Co, overleden 2-5-1972 USA IA Oskaloosa en begraven bij zijn vrouw
  5. Tunis Kelderman, geboren 14-1-1910, overleden 5-7-1983 en begraven USA IA Oskaloosa Forest Cemetery
  6. Garrit Kelderman, geboren 1-9-1912 USA IA Mahaska Co, overleden 14-11-2000 USA IA Oskaloosa en begraven USA IA Leighton Evergreen Cemetery
    Trouwt 24-4-1936 Sylvia Van Weelden, dochter van William/Willem Van Weelden en Janke Bouman, geboren 8-7-1916 USA IA Harrison Township, overleden 9-3-2007 USA IA Oskaloosa en begraven bij zijn haar man


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Obituary of Sylvia Van Weelden
Sylvia Kelderman: Sylvia passed away Friday morning at White Oak Estates at the age of 90 years, eight months, and one day.

She is survived by her children and their spouses: Jeanne Roozeboom , Tom & Janet Kelderman and Gary & Jeri Kelderman all of Oskaloosa; Kenneth & Delrea Kelderman of Fouke, AR and Jay Kelderman of Chapel Hill, NC; fifteen grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; her siblings and their spouses: John & Ruth Van Weelden, Dorothy De Ronde, Henry & Grace Van Weelden, Ray & Wilma Van Weelden, and Harold & Eileen Van Weelden, all of Oskaloosa; Anna Kelderman of Mesa, AZ; Rev. James & Adrianna Van Weelden of Ontario, Canada; Ernest & Mary Ann Van Weelden of Wesley, IA; and Frances & Les Spoelstra of Redlands, CA; and many nieces and nephews.

Sylvia Kelderman, daughter of William and Jennie Bouma Van Weelden Sr., was born July 8, 1916, south of Oskaloosa in Harrison Township, the second of fourteen children. She received her education in rural schools through the 8th grade, and then helped her parents at home and by working for other families doing housework and babysitting. Sylvia married Garrit Kelderman April 24, 1936, in Oskaloosa. Together they farmed and milked cows in the Oskaloosa and Kirksville areas. In addition to her work on the farm, Sylvia cleaned homes for several families in the Oskaloosa area.

In 1992, Sylvia and Garrit moved into Oskaloosa and after 64 years of marriage, Garrit passed away November 14, 2000. Due to health problems Sylvia moved to White Oak Estates in 2002. Sylvia was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church. She enjoyed gardening, especially growing flowers and truly had a green thumb. She also enjoyed quilting and ceramics.

Besides her parents, Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, Garrit; a daughter, Ellen in infancy; a great grandson, Tyler Howard; three brothers: an infant brother and Peter and William Jr. Van Weelden; a sister, Jean Boender and a son-in-law: Everitt Roozeboom.

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