FC: Our Family History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
1: My name is Yolanda Westerik and this is a little of the history of my family in pictures. I am the 7th child of Roelie & Berend Westerik. These pictures capture a little bit of the life of my family. | December 2014
2: Roelofje Gelderman & Berend Westerik
4: Born to Berend Westerik & Roelofje Gelderman : Jentje (Westerik) Eggink born August 31,1946 in Nieuwleusen Albertje (Westerik) Zabel born April 15,1948 in Avereest Aaltje Geertruida (Westerik) Webb born on November 21, 1949 in Avereest Henriette (Westerik) Longbottom born April 14, 1952 in Winnipeg Roelien (Westerik) Van Geemen born April 14, 1952 in Winnipeg Brent Westerik born January 29,1955 in Winnipeg Yolanda Christine (Westerik) Platt born on July 27,1957 in Winnipeg Carol Lynn (Westerik) Novak born on August 19,1964 in Winnipeg
5: plus Gordie, our foster child
15: 24 Kern Drive Transcona, Manitoba
19: With Gordie, the first of many foster children we shared our home with.
22: Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories. | Brent & Yolanda
23: Christmas | 1964
24: Church in Balkbrug where mom & dad were married | 25 years later mom and dad return to celebrate!
25: 25th Wedding Anniversary March 1st, 1971
26: Our Ancestors | Gelderman
27: Looking back at mom's family
28: Evert van Buren Born 5 November 1864 in Staphorst Married to Jentje Meester Born 20 December 1860 in Staphorst Parents of Albertje Gelderman-van Buren Born 10 November 1893 in Staphorst Deceased 15 August 1980 Nieuwleusen
29: Willem Gelderman Born 19 August 1838 in Avereest Married to Meeuwesina Luten Born November 17, 1840 in Staphorst Parents of Hendrik Gelderman Born 19 April 1882 in Havlte Deceased 25 April 1960 in Avereest
30: Born to Opa & Opoe Gelderman: Zina (Gelderman) Breman 1912 Evert Gelderman 1914 Jenny (Gelderman) Vandenbosch 1916 Willem Gelderman 1918 Jan Gelderman 1920 Ge Gelderman 1922 Roelofje (Gelderman) Westerik 1924 Henny (Gelderman) Klooster 1927 Roelof Gelderman 1930 Janny (Gelderman) Linde 1931 Klaas Gelderman 1932
32: Janny, Klaas, Roelof | Three of mom's siblings with a helper.
33: Roelof, Roelofje, Henny | S i b l i n g s
35: Visits with family always a time of CELEBRATION!
36: Oom Klaas
37: Opoe Gelderman visiting Canada
38: The Gelderman Family
41: The ocean did not keep Opoe from visiting her children and meeting her grandchildren
46: Tante Ge from Oom Roelef, mom, Uncle John & Tante Janny & Tante Ge from Devenvaart
48: Our Ancestors | Westerik
49: House that mom grew up in, but dad's sister eventually bought.
50: Jan Westerik Born January 1, 1848 in Hattem married to: Berendina Nagelhoud Born October 5, 1854 in Hattem Parents of : Bernard Westerik born September 5, 1883 in Haatem Deceased May 28,1949 in Nieuleusen R. Deuzeman married to: Aaltje Krikke Parents of: Jentje Deuzeman born September 28,1883 in Averest Deceased December 21, 1967
51: Born to Opa & Oma Westerik Johan Roelof Westerik born October 31,1910 Aaltje (Westerik) Kroon) born February 17, 1912 Bernard (Westrik) born January 21, 1916 Roelina (Westerik) Veenstra born Dec 21, 1917 Jentje(Westerik) Steenbergen born October 8, 1921 Berend Westerik July 29, 1924 Berendina (Westerik) Bouman February 25, 1930
52: Opa & Oma Westerik
54: Our Family History
56: Dad & Mom with Tante Lien & Uncle Gerben Oma Westerik visiting Canada With Carol and Yolanda
58: For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God, that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.