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Gertrude Vander Veen
December 6, 1919-May 31, 2019
Gertrude obit
Gertrude Vander Veen passed away peacefully at Bethany Home in Ripon, on May 31, 2019.  She was born in The Netherlands and immigrated to the USA in 1953 with her husband and three children.  Another son was born in 1957.      
   She lived in Modesto until 2001, then moved to Ripon to Bethany Home Sunset Apartments.  Her husband, Norman Vander Veen, passed away in 2012.  They traveled frequently to different parts of the world.
   She loved to knit and crochet.  This handiwork was cherished, displayed and used by her family.
   Gertrude loved her family, Hank (Nelleke) Vander Veen, Margaret (Leo) Van Vliet, Bert (Nancy) Vander Veen, Harold (Vicki) Vander Veen, 10 grandchildren, and numerous great and great- great grandchildren.  She also leaves behind her dear sister-in-law Rinske Wijma, who lives in The Netherlands.
   A memorial service will be held at the Modesto Christian Reformed Church, Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
   Remembrances can be sent to Bethany Home and Modesto Christian Reformed Church.

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Wednesday, June 5, 2019