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Aleida De Boer

August 6, 1929 ~ February 27, 2020 (age 90)


Aleida De Boer was born August 6, 1929, to Hendrik Johan and Grada (Bulten) Heersink, in Laren,  Gelderland, Netherlands. She passed away February 27, 2020, at The Cottages in Pella.

Aleida grew up in the Netherlands and attended school there. She came to the United States when she was 18, with her family and settled in Alamosa, Colorado. 

On November 25, 1950, she was united in marriage to Gerben Heersink , following his death, she married Albert De Boer on April 12, 1984, and resided in Jenison, Michigan, then came to Pella after the death of Albert to live by family.

Aleida loved gardening and flowers, cooking and cats. She crocheted around hangers and made booties for many family members. She was a member of Baldwin Street Christian Reformed Church in Jenison, Michigan.

Aleida was preceded in death by her first husband Gerben Heersink, and their son Wesley, and her second husband Albert De Boer.

Aleida’s family:

Sons:    Harry (Madeline) Heersink, Ontario, California

            Stanley (Cindy) Heersink, Pella, Iowa


            Brandon Heersink

            Jeremy (Hilary) Heersink

            Alicia (Scott) Pearl


Patrick, Henry, Samuel, Haydee Heersink

William, Dayzy, Chayse, Charlotte, Theo, Hazel Pearl

and three step-great grandchildren


            William (Carol) De Boer, Wayland, Michigan

            Raymond De Boer, Grand Rapids, Michigan


Alesha, Kelly De Boer, Jessica and Paul Smith and Brande De Boer

Brother and Sister:

            Adolf (Florence) Heersink, Ontario, California

Johanna Senti, Ontario, California


            Geraldine Heersink, Chicago, Illinois

            Mary Byl, Jenison, Michigan

Several nieces and nephews

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Visitation With Family
March 2, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
1301 Main Street
Pella, IA 50219

Funeral Service
March 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
1301 Main Street
Pella, IA 50219


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