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Ella M. Rosenboom

December 7, 1920 — December 24, 2019

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ELLA M. ROSENBOOM

BORN
December 7, 1920
Boyden, Iowa
PASSED AWAY
December 24, 2019
Sheldon, Iowa

FUNERAL SERVICE
11:00 A.M. Saturday December 28, 2019
United Presbyterian Church; Boyden, Iowa
Rev. Andrew Hilla ~ Officiating

Visitation
with family present will be from
10 - 11 A.M. at the church
on Saturday, December 28, 2019.

CONGREGATIONAL HYMNS
Pg 435 “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” Vrs 1&3
Pg 458 “Gentle Shepherd”
Pg 511 “now I Belong to Jesus” Vrs. 1&2
Organist: Anita Kray

CASKET BEARERS
Randal Rosenboom Bruce Rosenboom
James Rosenboom Kevin Rosenboom
Norm Beltman Jeff Meyn

FINAL RESTING PLACE
East Lawn Cemetery
Sheldon, Iowa

After today’s 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; Boyden, Iowa

ELLA M. ROSENBOOM
Ella Martha Rosenboom was born December 7, 1920 to Andrew and Katherine (Habben) Rosenboom on the family farm north of Boyden, Iowa. She received her education in Boyden Public school and graduated from the 8th grade. She chose not to continue her education and so she helped with housework and the daily farm chores. In her mid-teens she began working for neighbors as a hired girl; house cleaning duties, cooking etc. As the years went by, she learned to drive the car and then could do office cleaning at some of the business places in Boyden. She also cleaned homes in and around the Boyden and Sheldon areas. She sold her country home in June of 1997 and moved into Boyden. She resided in Boyden until suffering a stroke and was no longer able to care for herself. It became necessary for her to live at the Sanford Senior Care and she moved there in August 1, 2013. She passed away at Senior Care on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 reaching the age of 99 years and 17 days.
She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Boyden. During her lifetime she enjoyed playing her piano. She was an avid reader of story books and loved taking care of African Violets. She always enjoyed a walk in the Boyden City Park weather permitting.
Ella is survived by one sister, Helen Dammann of Sheldon, Iowa and a brother, Bill and his wife, Leona Rosenboom of Sheldon, Iowa; a sister-in-law, Fern Rosenboom of Primghar, Iowa; nephews, Randy (Heather) Rosenboom of Estherville, Iowa; Bruce (Jayne) Rosenboom of Sioux Center, Iowa; James (Rhonda) Rosenboom of Primghar, Iowa and a niece, Myrna (Rodney) Heimensen of Primghar, Iowa also other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, John Rosenboom.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, December 28, 2019

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

United Presbyterian Church

817 Lincoln, Boyden, IA 51234

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Service

Saturday, December 28, 2019

11:00 - 11:45am (Central time)

United Presbyterian Church

817 Lincoln, Boyden, IA 51234

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Burial

East Lawn Cemetery - Sheldon

700 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103

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