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Gertie Dumond

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Funeral services for Mrs. Gertie Dumond, 85, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Sat-urday, April 19, 2008, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service.

Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday with the family present 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home.

Gertie passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Gertie Dumond, the daughter of Anthony and Sophia (Rozeboom) Roskam, was born Oct. 6, 1922, in Rock Rapids.. Her childhood years were spent in Rock Rapids, where she received her education.

Gertie continued to live in Rock Rapids and then Alvord until moving to Spencer in 1983. She worked in housekeeping at Spencer Hospital until her retirement. She was a faithful member of Hope Reformed Church in Spencer.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers: Dick Roskam and Cornie Roskam; and one sister, Gertrude Tietsma.

Gertie is survived by two daughters: Joy Hickman and her husband, Jack of Forest City, and Sophie Johnson and her husband, Al of Spencer; four grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters: Henrietta Van Hill of Alvord, Gerrit Roskam and his wife, Emma of Sioux Center, Elizabeth Vande Wiede of Inwood, Tony Roskam and his wife, Bea of Ankeny, Leonard Roskam and his wife, Harriet of Hudson, S.D., Sophie Zomer and her husband, John Sr. of Larchwood, and Hilda Van Voorst and her husband, Jake of Lester; and two sister-in-laws: Tillie Roskam of Rock Rapids and Muriel Roskam of Hospers.

Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.