Evelyn Ann Weststeyn passed away on February 7, 2012 at Bethany Home. She was 90 years old and had been a long time resident of Ripon, California. She was born on March 8, 1921 in Doon, Iowa. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed baking, gardening and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur Jacobus Weststeyn and their three children, Dolores Carlson and her husband, Gary of Ripon, Robert Weststeyn and his wife JoAnn of Montana, and Carol Madsen and her husband Robert of Ripon. She is also survived by eight grandchildren: Sheri Heinrich (Randy), Michael Carlson (Patti), Tami Kuhlman (Scott), Stacey Meneses (Danny), Josh Weststeyn (Olivia) and Jennifer De Jong (Chad), Christopher Madsen (Christina), Lynnelle Madsen, 12 great grandchildren and many beloved family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, August and Dora Stettnichs, six brothers and one sister.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at Deegan-Ripon Memorial Chapel. A celebration of the life and faith of Evelyn Weststeyn will be held on Friday, February 10, 2012. It will be held at Calvary Reformed Church at 10:00 A.M. with the Ripon Cemetery as her final resting place.
Memorial gifts can be made to Bethany Home, 930 W. Main Street, Ripon, CA 95366. Her family deeply appreciates the tender care given to Evelyn by the Bethany Home staff during her residency. She will be lovingly remembered.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Thursday, February 9, 2012