IN LOVING MEMORY OF
EILEEN M. KLOOTWYK
April 27, 1935
Rock Valley, Iowa
March 28, 2019
11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Netherlands Reformed Church; Sioux Center, Iowa
Rev. H. Hofman ~ Officiating
Visitation will be after 4 P.M. on Monday, April 1, 2019
with the family present from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.
at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon, Iowa
#384 vs 1-5 “The Searcher of Hearts”
#60 “Prayer for Defense and Guidance”
Organist: Harold Schelling
Tim Klein Travis Klein
Troy Klein Ryan Smit
Randy Smit Evan Jon Koerner
FINAL RESTING PLACE
East Lawn Cemetery
After today’s service, relatives and friends are invited
to join the family for lunch and fellowship in the
Corporate Centre at 950 N. Main Ave.
Sioux Center, IA 51250
Arrangements are under the care of the
Vander Ploeg Funeral Home; Sheldon, Iowa.
EILEEN M. KLOOTWYK
Eileen Mae Klootwyk, the daughter of Maass and Tillie (Driesen) Maassen was born April 27, 1935, in Rock Valley, Iowa where she grew-up and received her education in a country school. After school Eileen worked in a grocery store in Rovk Valley. On September 30, 1953, she was united in marriage to John Cornelius Klootwyk in Rock Valley, Iowa. After their marriage the couple lived in Rock Valley before moving to Sheldon, Iowa in 1957. Eileen helped her husband in the locker plant and for the past 36 years she has been an Avon sales representative. John preceded her in death on October 23, 2014, Eileen remained in her home, passing away on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon, Iowa, reaching the age of 83 years, 11 months and 1 day.
Eileen was a life-time member of the Netherlands Reformed Church in Sioux Center, Iowa. She enjoyed being with her family, camping, traveling, and selling Avon.
Left to cherish her memory is her children, Twyla and her husband, Ron Smit of Sheldon; Glenda, and her husband, Marlon Klein of Sheldon; Jeri and her husband, Ken Hoogendoorn of Boyden, Iowa; Mike and his wife, Leann Klootwyk of Orange City, Iowa; Jodi and her husband, Ron Koerner of Brookings, South Dakota; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren; two sisters, Fran and her husband, Jake Rus of Rock Valley, Iowa; (her special sister) Sally Koedam of Sheldon, Iowa and a sister-in-law, Joan Maassen of Rock Valley, Iowa; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John; her parents; a brother, Ray Maassen and a brother-in-law, Andy Koedam.
and it shall be given you;
and ye shall find;
and it shall be opened unto you;