S: Kari's Memories 1973-1983
BC: Lasting Memories...
FC: Kari's Memories 1973-1983
1: Kari Lynn Velthouse | January 24, 1973 8 lbs. 2 ozs. 21" 10:12 a.m. at Blodgett Hospital Grand Rapids, MI
2: Debbie and Jody Velthouse holding Kari | Amy, Dawn (holding Kari) Debbie & Jody Velthouse | Dawn, Kari, Mom, Dad and Amy
3: Above, Grandma Maat is talking to Kari. To the right, Dawn is holding Kari. Belose is Mom & Dad with Kari, Dawn and Amy
4: Celebrating Grandpa & Grandma Maat's anniversary. Sitting on the sofa with Grandpa & Grandma from left to right are: Bruce, Janice, Kari. On floor from left to right are: Amy, Dawn, Vicki & Brian.
5: Dawn and Kari | Amy, Kari and Dawn
6: Kari at 3 months old.
7: On the left, Kari is 6 months old. On the right, Kari is 1 year old. | Kari loved emptying out the bread drawer, then playing in it.
8: Kari's 1st Birthday | Amy, Dawn and Kari
9: Dad, Dawn, Mom, Kari & Amy | Amy, Kari & Dawn | Kari & Mom | Amy, Kari & Dawn
10: Dawn, Amy & Kari playing on the swingset in our backyard | The beginning of Faith PRC. Organized Jan. 1973 The Velthouse family is second row from the back on the left hand side. Dad is holding Amy and Mom is holding Kari. Dad has a light colored suit jacket on. We met in Jenison Christian School's gym.
11: Above, I think Kari is washing Amy's hair; To the right, Kari is writing a little note. Below, Dawn, Kari and Amy are getting cleaned up!
12: The top, right picture shows Kari, Dawn and Amy burying Dad. The other pictures are all of Kari.
13: The top, left picture is Dawn, Kari & Amy.The top, right picture is Amy, Kari & Dawn. The middle, left picture is Kari, Dad & Dawn. The middle, right picture is Kari. The lower pictures were taken of Mom, Kari & Dad at Grandpa & Grandma Maat's house on Christmas.
14: Dawn, Amy & Kari playing in the snow!
15: Easter Sunday Kari is 2 years old in these pictures
16: Celebrating Kari's birthday with "Old-Grandpa" Velthouse and Grandma Ann | Kari, Dawn and Amy | Kari loves her big wheel
17: Kari & Dawn | Dawn, Kari & Amy | Kari opening & holding what became her favorite doll- Bethany.
18: In the picture on right is Kari and Chad Huber | Taking a trip to Kentucky and Tennessee with the Hubers
19: Dawn, Kari & Amy playing with some kitties at Grandpa & Grandma Maat's farm. | Kari on Grandpa Maat's lawn mower. We loved sitting on that thing!
20: The Velthouse's
21: Kari~ 3 Years Old
22: The two pictures on the left are Kari with her cousin, Rob Velthouse. The picture below is Kari getting a ride from Dad in Sandy Pines
23: Welcoming Sara Jean Velthouse to our family. January 10, 1977
24: Kari~ 4 Years Old | Kari and Sara
25: Dawn, Amy, Kari & Sara | Great-Grandma Korhorn joins us for a couple of pictures!
26: On the top left, Kari is on her Dad's shoulders at Grandpa Maat's farm. The left, middle picture of the Velthouse's is taken at King's Island. The lower left picture is taken at Cutshaw's Campground on Gun Lake. The bottom, middle picture is Kari & Chad Huber at 12th Ave Park. The pictures on right are Dawn, Amy & Kari celebrating Amy's birthday at Grandpa & Grandma Maats.
27: Our lot and trailer at Sandy Pines. 1978 | Dad, Dawn, Mom, Kari & Amy at the Museum of Scince & Industry
28: Top left picture is: Kari, Amy, Janice, Brian, Sara & Dawn. I believe it is Uncle Gary sitting on the sofa. Grandpa Maat is on the left corner of the picture. The lower left picture shows us arriving at Grandpa and Grandma Maat's. The lower right picture is: Amy, Dawn holding Sara, Debbie holding Kari and Jodi holding Rob.
29: Above, Amy, Sara, Kari & Dawn. To the left is Kari, Dawn & Sara. To the right is Kari, Sara, Amy & Dawn.
30: The top three pictures are Kari and Sara | To the left is Amy and Kari. To the right is Kari entertaining.
31: Dawn, Amy & Kari visiting Grandma Maat in the hospital.
32: Kari's 5th Birthday | Kari's Kindergarten Class picture. 5 1/2 years old
33: Fun in the snow! | Kari & Sara | I guess I've always loved chatting!
34: To the left: Left to right, back row: Dawn, Vicki, Amy, Bruce, Brian. Front row: Kari, Grandpa & Grandma Maat and Janice. Bottom left picture is Grandma Maat and Mom. Bottom right picture, Left to right, Back row: Uncle Gary, Dawn, Brian, Uncle Mike, Vicki. Middle row: Kari, Dad (Irv), Mom (Barb) holding Sara, Grandpa & Grandma Maat, Aunt Sylve, Brian. Amy and Janice are in the front row.
35: Family vacation at Niagara Falls. The picture on left is Kari, Dawn, Amy & Mom
36: The pictures at left and the top right picture were taken when the Velthouse's went to Deer Park Funland. In the middle picture at right, Kari was asked to come up from the audience to help the magician. In the lower right picture, Kari is playing in the sandbox in her backyard.
37: Below: Back row: Dawn, Dad (Irv), Grandpa (Henry), John, Bob, Jody. Middle row: Amy, Mom (Barb), Grandma (Henrietta), Debbie, Jerri, Sharon holding Emily. Front row: Kari, Sara and Rob
38: The Velthouse Family
40: Kari's 1st grade picture 6 1/2 years old
41: Top left, Dawn, Amy, Sara & Kari. Top right: Sara & Kari. Middle, left: (left to right) Debbie, Dawn, Sara, Jodi, Unle Bob, ,Kari & Amy. Bottom left picture is Grandpa & Grandma Maat with Dawn, Amy, Kari & Sara. Bottom right picture is (left to right) Kari, Amy, Sara, Dawn, and Heidi Huber.
43: Kari's 2nd grade picture 7 1/2 years old
44: Kari's 3rd grad picture. 8 1/2 yrs. old
45: The picture at left is Grandma and Grandpa Velthouse at Christmas time. Grandpa died on Christmas Day | In the middle picture, "Old" Grandpa Velthouse is in the background. Back row is Amy, Jodi, Dawn. Front row is Kari, Sara,, Emily, Rob is holding Craig. The bottom right picture shows Amy, Dawn and Kari showing off their Christmas gifts.
46: Kari with her stocking on Christmas morning. | Brian is in the chair and Kari & Sara are on the floor
47: Holly Ondersma (in the red and white shirt) celebrating Kari's 7th birthday with her. | Above is Kari and Sara with Bethany, Kari's favorite doll. The lower pictures are Chad Huber and Kari on Grandpa & Grandma Maat's farm.
48: Kari's 4th grade picture 9 1/2 years old
49: Kari's 9th Birthday | Kari's birthday party. Left to right. Back row: Brenda Yonker, Sara (in black chair), Kari, Becky Lotterman, Cheri Vanderlip, Middle row: Kim Berens, Brenda Huizinga,. Front row: Sue Overway, Holly Ondersma, (don't remember who the girl in the center is), Janna Haveman, Jill. Sitting on the air hockey is Melanie Offringa and Cindy Kaptein..
50: The top, left picture is Sara & Kari. The top right picture is Dawn, Amy, Sara & Kari. The middle left picture is Cheri Vanderlip, Sara and Kari. The middle, right picture is Rob, Craig, Sara, Kari & Emily Velthouse. The lower, left picture is Cheri, Kari & Sara on the tramp. The lower, right picture is our house at 1701 Newcastle in Jenison.
51: Top left picture is Amy, Kari, Sara & Dawn. Top rigt picture is Jodi, Amy holding Craig, Debbi in the red shirt, Kari in front of her, Dawn in the back with Sara in front of her, Rob in front of her and Emily on the right. In the middle left picture, Kari is sitting on Bruce's lap. Vicki is to the right, Brian and Sara are to the left. Grandma Maat is in the lower, left picture
52: Cheri Vanderlip, Kari & Sara celebrating Kari's 10th birthday. | The top right picture is Kari, Sara, Amy, Sally Ondersma & Dawn celebrating Sara's birthday
53: Grandma & Grandpa Maat | Back row is Uncle Mike, Uncle Gary, Barb, Irv, Dawn, Bruce, Middle row: Brian, Grandma & Grandpa Maat, Amy Front row: Kari, Sara, Janice | On the sofa is Kari, Sara, Nancy, Janice. Dawn & Amy are in front of the sofa. | Dawn, Grandma Korhorn, Amy, Kari and Sara visiting Grandma in Sunset Manor. | March, 1983
54: Kari & Sara floating down the river. Cheri Vanderlip, Kari & Sara ready to try spending the night outdoors. | Kari & Sara helping Mom prep before she starts a day of canning.
55: Kari's 5th grade picture 10 1/2 years old
56: Nancy, Kari, Sara, Brian & Grandpa Maat | Kari, Brian and Grandpa Maat | Dawn, Kari, Amy, Sara and Uncle Gary | Kari, Amy & Sara
57: 3 months | 6 months | 1 year | 2 year | 3 year | 4 year | 5 year | 6 year | 7 year | 8 year | 9 year | 10 year