Gerdina Dresselhuys Obit 1913
0. room and the fine silver were- of Mrs. Gerdina Dresselhuys, an olj resident of LeMars, died at her home, 61? Cedar street, on Saturday night, April 5, 1913, following a illness. Mrs. Dresselhuys had been ill for the past year, suffering from diabetes, and for some time it hac been known that recovery was hopeless and that the end was near. Dresselhuys was a native of Holland and was born at Yoorste October "1841, where-she grew to v/omauhoori and was married to Dr. G. F. Dresselhuys, and to this union nine children were born, seven girls and boys, who are Mrs. Fred Weenink, Oarnes; Fred Dresselhuys, Wagner, South Dakota; Mrs. Wm. Blessing, Chicago; Mrs. C. L. Loftier, Denver, Colo.; Clarence Dresselhuys, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, South Dakota; Mrs. C. W. n'onds, Omaha, Nebr.; Misses Haltie, Haltie, E f f i e and Mathilda of LeMars. Following the death of her husband, which occurred in Holland, Mrs. Dresselhuys brought her f a m i l y of children to LeMars, has been their home since. She also survived by one sister, Mrs. J. Wandscheer, of Sioux Center. Tlie funeral will be .held from the residence residence at hall" past two oh Tuesday fH'ternoon, Rev. M. O. Lambly, pastor f.f the First Congregational chnrcri. officiating, the deceased having been n member of that church for many years.--LeMars Sentinel.