Garden Chapel

Esther M. Tromp

February 28, 2014
Pella, Iowa

10:30 A.M., Monday, March 3, 2014
First Baptist Church
Pella, Iowa

Beginning at Noon on Sunday, March 2, 2014
with family present 2:00 - 4:00 P.M.
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Pella, Iowa

Hospice of Pella

Graceland Cemetery
Pella, Iowa

In Memory Of

Esther M. Tromp
Pella, Iowa
(Age 88)

January 7, 1926 - February 28, 2014

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Esther M. Tromp was born on January 7, 1926, to Peter and Anna Rozeboom Roskamp near Edgerton, Minnesota. She passed away Friday, February 28, 2014, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House at the age of eighty-eight.

She received her early education in schools near her home and received her GED degree at the age of forty.

On August 1, 1944, Esther was united in marriage with William Vander Weide. They were blessed with seven children: Wilma Joyce, Harvard Gene, Marva Jean, Carol Joyce, Sally Jo, Ned Orlin, and Jayne. William passed away June 14, 1964

On February 19, 1966, Esther married Cornie Tromp and to this union a daughter, Cimberly Ellen was born. Their family became a blended family with Esther's children and Cornie's son, Kenny.

Esther's employment through the years was helping her parents on the farm, caring for her blind sister as a teenager, waitress at the West End Café in Pella, receptionist for Dr. Frank Overman, owner of Pella Floor Crafters and Carpet Cleaning, clerk at Red Lollipop, and cook at Hiltop Manor. She was an excellent seamstress, loved to crochet, and share her talents and gifts with her family. She loved to bake and her children remember the fresh homemade bread waiting for them after school.  Esther was a long-time active member of the First Baptist Church where she sang in the choir.

Esther is survived by her family as listed; her two sisters: Florence Vanden Bosch of Edgerton, Minnesota and Mona Westera of Slayton, Minnesota; sister-in-law, Bernice Vermeer of Pella; and brother-in-law and his wife, Gary and Muriel Tromp.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, William and Cornie, her infant daughter, ten sisters, one brother, and her son-in-law, Steve Budding.


Harv and Lois Vander Weide – West Des Moines, Iowa
Doug and Dawn Vander Weide
Emma, Grace, Jack (JD), Job, Angela, Godwin
Leanne and Ryan Vande Kamp
Anna Shea, Olivia

Marva and Steve Hollebrands – Pella, Iowa
            Mike and Jeanne Hollebrands  
                        Emily, Hannah
            Sarah Hollebrands  

Carol and Steve (deceased) Budding – Pella, Iowa
            Troy and Lorie Budding  
            Brant and Lisa Budding  

Sally and Carl Van Dusseldorp – Jackson, Michigan
            Tami and Derek Scott  
            Robin and Zoran Novak  
                        Ryan, Nolen
            Carrianne Van Dusseldorp  

Ned and Cindy Vander Weide – Colfax, Iowa
            Jason Vander Weide  
                        Paige, Gavin
            Dustin Vander Weide

Jayne and Steve Langrud – Pella, Iowa
            Travis and Julie Vander Wert  
            Tiffany and Joel Ehler  
                        Alex, Aanna

Cimberly and Matthew Hansen – Urbandale, Iowa
            Gerrit, Joshua, Jordan, Cassie

Kenny and Sharon Tromp – Plattsburg, Missouri
            Kayla and Tom Lawerance  

And many other loved children from blended families.

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