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Betty Pol

September 19, 1930 ~ October 18, 2022 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Betty Pol Obituary

Betty Ann Pol passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at The Cottages in Pella, Iowa, at the age of 92.  She was born September 19, 1930, to  Edward Lukas and Wilhelmina “Minnie” (Van Zee) Vander Linden, near Tracy, Iowa. Betty received her education at the Tracy School. 

On April 15, 1953, she was united in marriage to Leonard Pol  at her parents’ home in Tracy. To this marriage they were blessed with five children: Sheryl, Larry, Joyce, Linda, and Mary. Betty was a homemaker, worked at the West End Café, Lee’s Variety, the lunch program at Pella High School, First Reformed Church custodian, and at Jaarsma Bakery. In her spare time, Betty enjoyed sewing, crocheting, reading, making puzzles, doing word search books and playing cards. She also enjoyed spending time outdoors tending to flowers and a garden.  

Leonard and Betty were members of First Reformed Church and then Trinity Reformed Church in Pella.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband Leonard, her parents Luke and Minnie Vander Linden, parents-in-law Peter and Irene Pol, and the following brothers and sisters and their spouses: Gerald and Blanche Vander Linden,  Jeanette and Everett J. Van Engelenhoven, Raymond and Alta Vander Linden, Leona and John Beekhuizen, Robert Vander Linden, Donald Vander Linden, and Willis Vander Linden; a sister-in-law, Phyllis (Warren) Vander Linden, grandson Michael Van Gorp, granddaughter-in-law Heidi Van Gorp, grandson-in-law Austin Antisdel, great granddaughter Emerson Watters, and several siblings-in-law.

Those left to cherish Betty’s memory are:

Sheryl and Gene Wolfswinkel, Pella

               Scott and Chelsea Van Gorp

               Eric and Janell Van Gorp

                               Josie, Jase and Nora

               Amber and Chad Watters

                               Alexis and Hope

               Brian Wolfswinkel

                               Hayden and Camdyn

               Beth and Andrew Holland

Larry Pol, Pella

Joyce and Troy Klein, Gallatin, TN

               Michele and Lewis Jumpeter

               Stacey and Ron Sarver

                               Kelvey and Kinley

Linda and Dennis Vander Molen, Clinton, MS

               Corey and Marie Vander Molen

                               Elizabeth and Madison

               Erin Vander Molen

               Katie Vander Molen

Mary Pol , Pella

               Derek and Cassie Roorda

                               Finnick and Wesley

               Nicole Antisdel

Brother: Warren Vander Linden, Lynden, WA

Sisters-in-law: Mary (Robert) Vander Linden, Danis (Donald Vander Linden) Hedrick, and Violet (Willis) Vander Linden



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October 23, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
1301 Main Street
Pella, IA 50219

Funeral Service
October 24, 2022

10:00 AM
Trinity Reformed Church
407 Franklin Street
Pella, IA 50219

Interment following funeral service
October 24, 2022

Oakwood Cemetery
1308 Columbus Street
Pella, IA 50219


Wesley Life Hospice - Pella
1742 Main St, Pella IA 50219


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