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Kathryn N. Slykhuis

May 6, 1934 — December 9, 2022

Boyden, Iowa

 

 

Kathryn N. Slykhuis

Boyden, Iowa

            Kathryn N. Slykhuis, age 88, of Boyden, Iowa passed away on Friday, December 9, 2022, at her home in Boyden, Iowa.  Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at First Reformed Church in Boyden with Pastor Heath DeJong ~ officiating.

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          Burial will be in the Sheridan Township Cemetery in Boyden.

          Visitation with family present from 5 – 7 P.M. on Monday, December 12, 2022 at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home – Boyden.

 

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

KATHRYN N. SLYKHUIS

 

BORN

May 6, 1934

Hull, Iowa

PASSED AWAY

December 9, 2022

Boyden, Iowa

 

FUNERAL SERVICE

11:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 13, 2022

First Reformed Church; Boyden, Iowa

Pastor Heath DeJong ~ Officiating

 

CONGREGATIONAL HYMNS

“Blessed Assurance”

“In The Garden”

Organist:  Leila Moret

 

CASKET BEARERS

Craig Van Meeteren               Mark Moret

David Egdorf                         Matt Jurgens

John Tracy                            Nick Slykhuis

 

FINAL RESTING PLACE

Sheridan Township Cemetery

Boyden, Iowa

 

After today’s graveside service, relatives and friends are invited to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

 

Arrangements are under the care of the

Vander Ploeg Funeral Home; Boyden, Iowa.

KATHRYN N. SLYKHUIS

 

     Kathryn (Humme) Slykhuis was born May 6, 1934, to William and Grace (Prins) Humme in Hull, Iowa.  She lived on an acreage by Hull and eventually moved to the Humme farm east of Boyden.  She attended Boyden School, graduating with the class of 1951.  She worked at Boyden Grocery Store. 

     On March 1, 1957, she married Delmar “Jack” Slykhuis at the William Humme home.  They made their home in Boyden their entire married life.

     She was a member of First Reformed Church of Boyden.  She held several part-time jobs – Demco Manufacturing, Siouxland Floral, H & M Market and Farmer’s Savings Bank, retiring at age 60.

     In January 1960, Wanda joined their family.  They have many fond memories of the times they spent together.  Some of the special times they treasured were Hawkeye games, visiting the Amish, high school sporting events, and going out to eat at their favorite places.

     She is survived by her husband, Jack and daughter, Wanda.  She is also survived by sister-in-law, Mrs. John Humme, sister, Lori (Bob) Belsaas, and other relatives and friends.

     Preceding her in death are her parents, William and Grace Humme and her brother, John Humme.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, December 12, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Vander Ploeg Funeral Home - Boyden

712 Main St., Boyden, IA 51234

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

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

Vander Ploeg Funeral Home - Boyden

712 Main St., Boyden, IA 51234

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