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Aletha Oldenkamp

April 13, 1924 — December 19, 2022

Sheldon, Iowa

 

Aletha Oldenkamp

Sheldon, Iowa

            Aletha Oldenkamp, age 98, of Sheldon who passed away on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon, Iowa. Her funeral service will be at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at the First Reformed Church in Sheldon with Rev. John Swoyer ~ officiating.

            Burial will be the East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon, Iowa.

            Visitation with family present will be from 11:30AM until service time on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at the First Reformed Church in Sheldon.

The service will be live streamed on the First Reformed Church's website. https://www.sheldonfirstreformed.com/

Arrangements are under the care of the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon.

 

 

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

ALETHA OLDENKAMP

 

BORN

April 13, 1924

Sheldon, Iowa

PASSED AWAY

December 19, 2022

Sheldon, Iowa

 

FUNERAL SERVICE

1:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 27, 2022

First Reformed Church; Sheldon, Iowa

Rev. John Swoyer ~ Officiating

 

 

CONGREGATIONAL HYMNS

“In The Garden”

“Amazing Grace”

“Blessed Assurance”

Pianist:  Ingetta Tutje

 

CASKET BEARERS

Mike Oldenkamp                             Neil Oldenkamp

Keagan McCarty                        Andrew Oldenkamp

Chase Oldenkamp                                Tavien Siefkin

 

FINAL RESTING PLACE

East Lawn Cemetery

Sheldon, Iowa

 

After the graveside service relatives and friends

are invited to join the family in the

fellowship hall of the church.

 

Arrangements under the care of the

Vander Ploeg Funeral Home Sheldon, Iowa

 

 

ALETHA OLDENKAMP

      Aletha Oldenkamp the daughter of Andrew and Sarah (Brink) Boone was born April 13, 1924 in Sheldon, Iowa. Aletha grew-up on a farm south of Sheldon where she received her education in a country school. On February 14, 1946, she was united in marriage to Alvin Oldenkamp on a farm south of Sheldon. After their marriage the couple farmed south of Sheldon until 1963, they then moved to a farm south of Boyden, Iowa and in 1969 they moved to a farm southwest of Sheldon. In 1981, they moved into Sheldon. Alvin preceded her in death on July 24, 1996. Aletha remained in their home until moving to the Christian Retirement Home. Aletha passed away on December 19, 2022 at Sanford Senior Care in Sheldon, Iowa reaching the age of 98 years, 8 months and 6 days.

     Aletha was a life-long member of the First Reformed Church in Sheldon. She enjoyed cooking, baking, camping and fishing.

     She is survived by her 4 sons and their wives, Daryl (Judy) Oldenkamp of Hilliard, Florida; Dean (Cindy) Oldenkamp and Doug (Vicki) Oldenkamp both of Sheldon, Iowa; Dale (Carla) Oldenkamp of Austin, Texas; all of her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

     She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents; 2 brothers, Edward A. (Esther) and Alexander “Sandy” (Florence) Boone and 3 sisters, Tillie Boone; June (Harold) VanBeek and Leona (William “Bill”) Moret.

     

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

11:30am - 1:00pm (Central time)

First Reformed Church

1101 7th St., Sheldon, IA 51201

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

1:00 - 1:45pm (Central time)

First Reformed Church

1101 7th St., Sheldon, IA 51201

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