Jurrian D (Jerry) Reinsma
Zoon van Gertrude Korver en Dick Reinsma, geboren 16-11-1911 USA IA Orange City, overleden 11-12-1996 USA IA Orange City en begraven West Lawn Cemetery
Trouwt 24-8-1943 Sarah Ann (Dolly) Wiersma, dochter van Pier Wiersma en Alijda Kosters, geboren 13-3-1922 USA IA Alton, overleden 5-1-2014 USA IA Sanborn en begraven USA IA Orange City West Lawn Cemetery
Sarah Ann was born on March 13, 1922, in Alton, the daughter of Pier and Alyda (Kosters) Wiersma. She was raised mostly in Orange City, where she attended elementary school.
On August 24, 1943, she married Jurrian D. Reinsma in Orange City. They made their home in Orange City, where she was a homemaker. She also worked at the DX Coffee Shop and later operated Dolly and Jerry's Coffee Shop, both in Orange City. "Jerry" passed away on December 11, 1996, in Orange City.
About 1999, "Dolly" became a resident of the Pioneer Memorial Home in Orange City. In 2008, she transferred to assisted living at the Prairie View Home in Sanborn.
She was a member of the Redeemer United Reformed Church and an associate member of the Cornerstone United Reformed Church in Sanborn. In earlier years, she participated in the women's organizations at her church.
Mrs. Reinsma was also a member of the Birthday Club. She enjoyed crocheting, reading, and playing dominoes.
Survivors include her son and his wife, Larry and Audrey Reinsma, of Wheaton, Illinois; a daughter and her husband, Lois and Frank Russell, of Shafter, California; a son-in-law, Richard Vanden Hoek, of Sanborn; nine grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, a great-great-granddaughter; two sisters, Wilma Foreman and Helen Huizenga, both of Orange City; and a sister-in-law, Marie Wiersma, of Redlands, California.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Lyla Beth Vanden Hoek and Leann Biesecker; a sister, Darlene White; and a brother, Kenneth Wiersma.
Obituary & Photo is from The Oolman Funeral Home
Leann Gertrude Biesecker, 49, Des Moines, formerly of Orange City, died Saturday, December 8, at Wesley Acres Community Hospice in Des Moines. Services were Wednesday, December 12, at Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City, with the Reverend Ralph Pontier officiating. Burial was at West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City.
Leann Biesecker, daughter of Jurrian D. and Sarah Ann (Wiersma) Reinsma, was born March 23, 1958, in Orange City, where she was raised and attended the Christian school, unity Christian High School and Northwestern College. She earned a masterís degree at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul. She then became the activities director for a nursing home in Minneapolis. She later moved to Des Moines, where she was a pharmaceutical salesperson for Cardinal Health.
Survivors include her mother, Sarah 'Dolly' Reinsma of Orange City; two sisters, Beth 'Lyla' and Richard Vanden Hoek of Sanborn and Lois and Frank Russell of Wasco, California; and a brother, Larry and Audrey Reinsma of Wheaton, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her father, Jurrian D. 'Jerry' Reinsma.
Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.