S: Family Memories
BC: This memory book has been compiled and edited by Karen (Hinken) Brinks December 2009 Thanks for the memories!
FC: Family Memories
1: This Family Memory Book is dedicated to our Mom, Ruth (Mulder) (Hinken) Rotman on the occasion of her 80th birthday. We Love You, Mom!
2: Mom - Kathryn Ruth Mulder Born November 14, 1929 Parents: Clarence & Fanny (Hofmeyer) Mulder | Clarence & Fanny Mulder Family | Siblings Ruth, Ethel, Harry, Bern, Rog & Gerald | Mom in the 1940's | Mom & friend Mary Lou | Ethel & Ruth | Bathing Beauty!
3: Dad - Howard Earl Hinken Born January 7, 1925, Died October 26, 1976 Parents: J. Albert & Jennie (Broene) Hinken | Dad | Albert & Jennie Hinken | The Hinken Home | Dad in his army military police uniform | Army days! | Dad at home on the farm
4: The Early Years Howard & Ruth married on June 14, 1950 and traveled to California on their honeymoon
5: Celebrating their 25th Wedding Anniversary with the extended family in June 1975. In October they took their anniversary trip to Hawaii .
6: Gail Elaine Hinken Born June 20, 1951 1969 High School Graduation from Calvin Christian 1973 Calvin College Graduation
8: Karen Faye Hinken Born October 8, 1952 1970 High School Graduation from Calvin Christian 1974 Western Michigan Univ. graduation
10: Gary Dale Hinken Born March 1, 1957 1975 High School Graduation from Calvin Christian
12: Beth Ann Hinken Born March 24, 1958 1976 High School Graduation from Calvin Christian
14: Duane Alan Hinken Born June 11, 1963 1981 High School Graduation from Calvin Christian 1985 Grand Valley College graduation
16: Fun family times
18: The Hinken hunting cabin in the Upper Peninsula and Canadian Mindemoya fishing trips were repeat vacation destinations.
21: Some vacations were spent at cottages with the Wallingas and Grandpa and Grandma Mulder. Other trips included: 1964 East to New York 1968 West to Yellowstone 1970 to Maine 1972 to Florida
22: 1953 | 1958 | 1963 | 1966 | 1971 | 1972 | Family Pictures
23: Our house at 2952 Sharon Ave. in Wyoming, MI Below shows the road construction in 1971 in front of our house. | Note the small kitchen above. In 1958 Dad built an addition to give us an eating area and enclosed porch.
24: The Hinken Family in 1971 Back Row: Glady, Alice, Gert, Net, Laurie, Ethel Front Row: Dad (Howard) Ed, Cap, J. Albert (Grandpa), Jim and Morrie
26: The Mulder Family in 1965 Back: Bern, Harry, Rog, Gerald Center: Ethel, Ruth Front: Parents, Clarence & Fanny | Above: 2006 Left: Joe & Ruth, Gerald & Karen, Rog & Gerry, Louie & Ethel, Harry & Ethel, Bern & Vieve in July 2009.
28: June 16, 1978 The double wedding of Pete & Beth Miedema and Bert & Gail Wories | Jim & Karen Brinks November 17, 1977 | Gary & Laurie Hinken May 8, 1980 | Duane & Lori Hinken March 14, 1998
29: Joe & Ruth Rotman January 3, 1998
30: Mom & Joe Left top: Celebrating Joe's 75th birthday - November 2001 Left bottom: Celebrating their 10th Wedding Anniversary - January 2008
31: Right: Gary Hinken Family 2006 Below: Pete Miedema Family 2009 | Above: Jim Brinks Family 2008 Below: Duane Hinken Family 2008 | Left: Bert Wories Family 2008
32: Happy 80th Birthday, Mom! We celebrated Mom's 80th birthday at the Hudsonville Grille Banquet Room on her birthday - November 14, 2009 | We are so thankful for all the Mulders, Hinkens, Rotmans and family members who came to help celebrate!