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Jennie VanDeWeerd

Dochter van Gijsbert (Bert) van de Weerd en Nennetje (Nancy, Anna) De Kruif, geboren 27-10-1892 USA IA Maurice, overleden 24-2-1986 USA IA Sanborn en begraven USA IA Primghar Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Trouwt Henry Ganzevoort, zoon van Celes Ganzevoort en Helena Catharina Stekelenberg. geboren 17-8-1889 USA IA Hospers, overleden 13-12-1918 USA IA Hospers en begraven Hospers Cemetery

Trouwt 16-2-1926 John Brink, weduwnaar van Jessie Roos (overleden aan de griep) zoon van Sander Brink en Jane Van Dijk, geboren 4-3-1886 USA IA Hospers, overleden 3-12-1966 USA IA Primghar en begraven Pleasant Hill Cemetery


  1. Annetta Evelyn Ganzevoort, geboren 27-5-1912 USA IA O'Brien County, overleden 14-2-1996 USA WA Everett en begraven USA WA Lynnwood Floral Hills Cemetery
    trouwt Edward D Hau, geboren 1906, overleden 1987 en begraven USA WA Lynnwood Floral Hills Cemetery
  2. PFC Cyril Henry Ganzevoort, geboren 1914, overleden 1978 en begraven USA IA Hospers Cemetery
  3. Lena Ganzevoort, geboren 1-8-1915 USA IA Summit Township, overleden 30-9-2006 USA NE Lincoln en begraven USA IA Primghar Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    trouwt 23-9-1933 John Matheson
    trouwt 6-6-1964 USA MN Jackson Robert W Beatty, geboren 1915, overleden 24-3-1996 USA IA Orange City en USA IA Primghar Pleasant Hill Cemetery


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Obituary of Jennie

Primghar - Funeral services for Jennie Brink, 93, were Feb. 27, 1986 at 1:30 p.m., in the American Reformed Church, Primghar. The Rev. David Landegent officiated with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Primghar. Mrs. Brink passed away Feb. 24 at Prairie View Care Center, Sanborn.

The daughter of Gilbert & Nancy (De Kruif) Vander Weerd, she was born Oct. 27, 1892 in Maurice. She married Henry Ganzevoort and he died Dec. 13, 1918. She married John Brink, Feb. 16, 1926 and he died Dec. 3, 1966. She spent most of her lifetime in the Primghar vicinity and enterd Prairie View Home September 1, 1973.

Mrs. Brink is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ed (Annetta) Dau, Everett, WA; and Mrs. Robert (Lena) Beatty, Paullina; three step-daughters, Mrs. James (Jennie) Huygens, Hospers; Nellie Luhrs, Primghar; and Mrs. John (Artie) Vander Pol, Primghar; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and two sisters, Bertha DeGraff, Sanborn; and Mrs. Ralph (Rose) Romberg, Paramount, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, son, Cyril Ganzevoort and a granddaughter, Vivian Riddle.

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Lena (Ganzevoort) Beatty was born on Sunday; August 1, 1915 in Summit Township, O'Brien County, Iowa. She received her education in a country school in Highland Township near Primghar. On September 23, 1933, she was united in marriage to John Matheson and they had two children, Donna and Del. After their marriage the couple lived near and in Primghar.

On June 6, 1964, she was united in marriage to Robert W. Beatty in Jackson, MN. The couple made their home in Paullina, where they owned and operated Paullina Farm Equipment. Her husband preceded her in death on March 24, 1996 in Orange City, IA. Lena remained in the family home until moving to Lincoln, NE to make her home near her son. Lena (Ganzevoort) Beatty, age:91 passed away in Lincoln on Saturday, September 30, 2006.

Those left to mourn her passing are her: daughter, Donna and her husband, Ron Bergeson of Sioux City, IA; a son, Del and his wife, Sandy Matheson of Lincoln, NE; three grandchildren, Michael Matheson of Lincoln, NE; Scott Matheson and his wife, Margaret and their children, Scotty, Brian and John of Davisburg, MI and Jane and her husband, Steve Bartunek of Lincoln, NE; a great-granddaughter, Amber Matheson Konradi and her husband, Lance and their children, Kaleigh and Ava of Lincoln, NE; step-great-granddaughter, Gail and her husband, Danny Richters and their children, Cameron, Cayden, Taylor and Reagan of Utica, NE; two step-grandchildren, Brad Bergeson and his wife, Diane and their children, Brian, Kate and Liz of Sioux City, IA and Rod Bergeson of Sioux Falls, SD and his children, Christine, Caroline and Daniel; two step-sisters, Nellie Luhrs of Primghar, IA and Jennie Huygens of Hospers, IA; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, a sister, Annetta Dau; a brother, Cyril Ganzevoort; a step-sister, Artie Vander Pol; one niece, Vivian Riddle and a nephew, Larry Ganzevoort. May they rest in peace and may Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek and may the souls of your loved ones rest in peace.

After today's service, relatives and friends are invited to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church. Funeral services will begin at: 10:30 a.m. on Friday; October 6, 2006 at the First Presbyterian Church in Paullina; O'Brien County, Iowa. Interment will be at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home, Paullina, Iowa is entrusted with the arrangements and the care of the family.

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