November 18, 2014
10:30 A.M., Friday, November 21, 2014
Sully Christian Reformed Church
Will begin at 12:00 noon, Thursday, November 20, 2014
with family present 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Sully Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Sully Christian School
May 9, 1920 - November 18, 2014
Jeanetta Beyer Olsthoorn was born on May 9, 1920, to John and Trinnie Eeling Beyer near Sully, Iowa. She went to her eternal home on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at the age of ninety-four.
Jeanetta attended Taylor School near Sully. Her first job was at the Maasdam Sorghum Mill cooking for the men that worked there. Then she worked in different homes as a hired girl. On January 27, 1944, she was united in marriage with Henry Olsthoorn at the Sully Christian Reformed Church parsonage. They were blessed with one daughter, Sheryl Lynn. During the first years of marriage they lived near Reasnor, then moved to a farm north of Sully, where her daughter now resides
She was employed at the Coffee Cup Café in Sully for thirty years. During her employment at the Coffee Cup, she worked for seven different owners. She was known by her family and all who knew her as an excellent cook and baker. Jeanetta was a member of the Sully Christian Reformed Church and a member of the Ruth Circle. She also served as a 4H leader. Henry and Jeanetta moved to Sully in 1974. She then went to Fair Haven East in 2008 and to Jefferson Place in 2011, where she resided till the time of her death.
Those honoring her memory are: her daughter and son-in-law: Sheryl and Craig Baarda; two grandsons and their wives: Ryan and Gina Baarda and their children, Shykira, Camden, and Logan, Shaun and Kristy Baarda and their daughter, Brooke. Jeanetta is also survived by her sister-in-law, Sandy Beyer, and brother-in-law, Leo Vande Krol.
Jeanetta was preceded in death by her husband, Henry, in 1984; her brothers: Paul (Lucille) Beyer, Ben Beyer, Fred Beyer, Frank (Leora) Beyer and Chris Beyer; her sisters: Grace, who died in infancy, Marie (Herman) Bokhoven, Pauline (Melvin) Nikkel, and Nellie Vande Krol.
Jeanetta was an energetic, caring, and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.