March 23, 2008
10:30 A.M. Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Second Christian Reformed Church
After Noon on Tuesday, March 25, 2008
with family present 5:00 - 7:00 P.M.
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Christian Reformed World Missions
Husband: Norman Nieuwsma of Pella, Iowa
Son: Les (Carla) Nieuwsma of Pella, Iowa
Daughter: Marla (Clint) Vos of Sully, Iowa
February 1, 1935 - March 23, 2008
Cornelia Mae Nieuwsma, daughter of Bastian and Henrietta (Schippers) Goemaat, was born February 1, 1935 in Pella, Iowa. She passed away Sunday, March 23, 2008 at the Pella Regional Health Center-Long Term Care at the age of seventy-three.
On December 28, 1953 Mae was united in marriage with Norman W. Nieuwsma in Pella, Iowa. To this union two children were born: Les and Marla.
Mae was employed in the printing department of Pella Corporation for twenty years. She enjoyed reading, sewing, crocheting, and yard work. Her favorite place was "home." Mae and Norm were members of the Second Christian Reformed Church.
Those left to cherish her memory are: her husband, Norman; her son and his wife: Les and Carla (De Nooy) Nieuwsma of Pella; his daughter and her husband: Marla and Clint Vos of Sully; grandchildren: Levi (April) Nieuwsma, Luke Nieuwsma and his fiance' Jeanetta Groenendyk, Lance Nieuwsma, Curt (Candice) Vos, Mindy (Ben) Six; Lindsay Vos and her fiance' Jonathan Golliet, and Stacia Vos; great-grandchildren: Brenden Six, Colton Vos, Bailey Vos, Makenna Six; and two sisters: Lillian (Ralph) Van Roekel and Rose (John) Van Den Berg.
Preceding her in death were her parents and her sister, Bonnie Miller.