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Elmer E. Vander Eide

January 19, 1925 August 25, 2012
Elmer E. Vander Eide
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ELMER E. VANDER EIDE, 87, of 15541 Elston Road, Fulton, IL, died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center North, Clinton, IA. Elmer was born January 19, 1925 in Garden Plain, IL to Hilcoe and Flora (Bonneur) Vander Eide. He was educated in the Garden Plain School of rural Fulton, IL. Elmer married Alberta J. Kramer on August 24, 1948 in Garden Plain, IL. She died February 21, 2002. He farmed, along with his wife, Alberta, in the Garden Plain, IL area. Elmer was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church in Fulton, IL and served as elder and deacon. He enjoyed animals and working with cattle and hogs, especially calves and baby pigs. He also enjoyed the outdoors and the wonder of nature and God"s creation. Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Pruis and Susan (Paul) Klount both of Morrison, IL; two sons, Arlyn (Mary Sue) Vander Eide and Roland (Lynda) Vander Eide both of Fulton, IL; ten grandchildren, Timothy (Christine) Pruis, Angela (Shane) Adams, Nathan (Sarah) Klount, Bryan Klount, Alison Klount, Jeffrey (Chris) Vander Eide, Julie (Joe) Lutz, Karen (Jeff) Merema, Jamie Vander Eide, and Joseph (Michelle) Vander Eide; one sister, Jeanette Schaver of Morrison, IL; one sister-in-law, Jessie Vander Eide of Morrison, IL; and one brother, Carl (Wilma) Vander Eide of Fulton, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alberta; one sister, Marian Newendyke; two brothers, Clarence Vander Eide and Orin Vander Eide.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM Wednesday " August 29, 2012 at the First Christian Reformed Church " Fulton, ILOFFICIATING: Rev. Philip Stel " Pastor: First Christian Reformed Church " Fulton, ILVISITATION: 4:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Fulton Township Cemetery " Fulton, IL

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