Jeanette Miedema

Dates

February 19, 1922 - March 3, 2016

Obituary

 

Jeanette Miedema was born to Case and Rena (Terpstra) Maliepaard on February 19, 1922 at Inwood, IA.  She attended grade school in the Sioux Center area.  Jeanette married Henry Miedema on January 31, 1945.  She was a farm wife when the family lived at Maurice-Hawarden, IA.  In 1959 the family moved to South Dakota.  Jeanette was a nurse’s aide at the Methodist Hospital for several years.  Following that she kept the books for Miedema Sanitation.  In her retirement she did volunteer work for the RSVP at the Thrift Store which she loved.  She liked helping people and was awarded Volunteer of the Year from the First Reformed Church for taking several ladies to church each Sunday.

Jeanette is survived by her four children: Jan (Lyle) Bruinsma of Stickney, SD, John (Pam) Miedema of Mitchell, SD, Beverly (Darrel) Wolff of Columbia, IL, Phil (Kathy) Miedema of Mitchell, SD; one brother, Gary (Delores) Maliepaard of Grand Rapids, MI; nine grandchildren:  Kurt Bruinsma, Keith Bruinsma, Kris Bruinsma, Kyle Bruinsma, Jeff Miedema, Mandy Buck, Kim Beyer, Travis Denison and Drew Denison; two step-granddaughters:  Megan Wolff and Kayla Compton, eighteen great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; four sisters-in-law, Henrietta (Doug) Ribbens, Thressa Cleveringa, Dorothy (Leroy) Kleene, Frieda Bierma and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her husband, Henry (June 8, 1985), sisters and brothers-in law: Nell Vander Veen, Hattie, Pearl (Eilert) Bloemendaal, Tena (Leonard) De Kruyf, Kay (Chuck) Spoelhof, Trudy (Ken) Split, Ida (Rich) Van Donge, Bill Bierma and Nelson Cleveringa.

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Monday, March 7, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location
First Reformed Church
516 West 14th
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Monday, March 7, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Location
First Reformed Church
516 West 14th
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


Posted by Kunkel Construction on March 8, 2016
So sorry John & Pam for your loss of your mother. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you at this time. God Bless you all.
Posted by Marjean Long Lovrien on March 5, 2016
So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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