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Nelda Voskuil

January 2, 1920 — January 1, 2018

Nelda Antoinette Voskuil, 97, of Cedar Grove, passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018, at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Sheboygan Falls.Nelda was born on January 2, 1920, in the Town of Holland to Louis and Jennie (Nyenhuis) Voskuil. She was a graduate of Cedar Grove Memorial Academy and continued her education at the County Normal School and University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh where she obtained her Bachelors degree in education. Nelda worked as a faithful educator for many years at various school districts. She was a member of Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Cedar Grove where she served as the church librarian for many years as well in the Missions Society. She enjoyed traveling, photography, calligraphy, and playing bridge. Above all, she was an important part of her families life, an example of faith, contentedness, and demonstrated a servant heart.Nelda is survived by her sister-in-law, Audrey Voskuil of Chattanooga, TN; six nephews, Wilfred (Lana) Gesch Jr. of Spokane, WA, Curtis Lou (Elizabeth) Gesch of Telkwa, BC, Jeffrey Paul (Jerilyn) Gesch of Cedar Grove, Brian Lee (Kathy) Gesch of Cedar Grove, Kevin Jan (Gwen) Gesch of Town of Holland, Timothy Lou Voskuil of NM; three neices, Lynn (James Kastely) Voskuil of Houston, TX, Susan Jean Voskuil of NC, and Lisa Voskuil (Michael) Baker of Huntsville, AL. She was further survived by many great and great-great nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.Nelda was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Jennie Voskuil; two sisters, Elinore Mae Gesch, Harriet Joan Voskuil; a brother, Louis Junior Voskuil; a brother-in-law, Wilfred Gesch Sr., and a great-nephew, Jeffrey Brian Gesch.A funeral service to celebrate Nelda's life will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018, at Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Cedar Grove at 11:30 am with Rev. David Cornette officiating. A burial will take place at Cedar Grove Cemetery.Relatives and friends may greet the family at Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Cedar Grove on Monday, January 8, 2018 from 9:30 am until the time of service at 11:30 am. A memorial fund is being established in her name for Oostburg Christian School.For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfh.com. The Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the Voskuil family with arrangements.

Visitation

Monday, January 8, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church
136 Union Avenue Cedar Grove 53013, United States

Funeral Service

Monday, January 8, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church
136 Union Avenue Cedar Grove 53013, United States
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