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Christian Herman Walvoord

Christian Herman Walvoord
b: 17 AUG 1912
d: 05 FEB 1985
Biography
Julia A. Walvoord Van Wyk, a devoted leader in the Reformed Church inAmerica, died on Sunday, April 15, 2007, at Twining Village HealthCare Center. She was 94.

Born in Byron Center, Michigan, Julia grew up in Williamson, NY, andwent on to attain a Bachelor of Science degree from Hope College in1934 and a Master of Religious Education degree from New YorkTheological Seminary in 1937. She held teaching certificates in bothMichigan and New York.

In partnership with her late husband Reverend Herbert S. Van Wyk,Julia ministered to congregations and communities in Iowa, New York,New Jersey, Michigan, and finally Holland, PA, where she lived herlast 41 years. She also did missionary work in Japan.

On a national level, Julia was the President of the Reformed ChurchWomen from 1974 to 1977 and delegate to the Fifth Assembly of theWorld Council of Churches held in Nairobi, Kenya in 1975. She servedon the Board of Education of the Reformed Church in America for 14years and on the Board of Managers of the National Department ofWomen’s Work of the Reformed Church in America from 1965 to 1973. Shealso served as Denomination Representative to the North AmericanAlliance of Reformed Churches from 1970 to 1976. Her co-authored studyof Romans 1-8, God’s Incredible Gift, was published in 1979.

Julia had many gifts and hobbies but her defining gift was the gift oflove and caring that she imparted to her family and friends.

Julia was the daughter of the late Reverend William C. and JennieRenskers Walvoord, the mother of the late Bruce M. Van Wyk, the sisterof the late Christian H. Walvoord (her twin brother) and the lateJonathan D. Walvoord, and the beloved wife of the late Reverend Dr.Herbert S. Van Wyk, to whom she was married to for 70 years. Julia issurvived by her dear children and their spouses Paul H. Van Wyk andhis wife Pamela of Greencastle, IN, Carl W. Van Wyk and his wife Carolof Tall Timbers, MD, her daughter-in-law Mikki Van Wyk of Potomac, MD.She is also survived by one brother, Raymond A. Walvoord ofWilliamson, NY. Her 7 dear grandchildren include Laura Van Wyk, MarkVan Wyk, Christin Van Wyk Greiman, Carrie Van Wyk, Kathryn Wilford,Matthew Jager and Heather White. She has one great-grandchild, CatelinGreiman. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her memorialservice Thursday, April 19, 2007 at 11:00 AM at Addisville ReformedChurch, 945 Second Street Pike, Richboro, PA 18954, where the familywill receive condolences from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Interment will beprivate.
Facts
  • 17 AUG 1912 - Birth -
  • 05 FEB 1985 - Death - ; Holland, Allegan, Michigan, USA
  • Nobility Title - Rev.
Ancestors
   
Christiaan Jan Walvoord
02 FEB 1841 - 26 FEB 1920
 
 
William Christian Walvoord
27 DEC 1883 - 12 OCT 1958
  
  
  
Janna Gertruida Lammers
10 APR 1844 - 01 OCT 1916
 
Christian Herman Walvoord
17 AUG 1912 - 05 FEB 1985
  
 
  
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Johanna Wilhemina Renskers
16 OCT 1886 - 30 SEP 1961
  
  
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) William Christian Walvoord
Birth27 DEC 1883Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA
Death12 OCT 1958 Pultneyville, Wayne, New York, USA
Marriage29 JUN 1911to Johanna Wilhemina Renskers at Cedar Grove, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA
FatherChristiaan Jan Walvoord
MotherJanna Gertruida Lammers
PARENT (F) Johanna Wilhemina Renskers
Birth16 OCT 1886Wisconsin, USA
Death30 SEP 1961 Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA
Marriage29 JUN 1911to William Christian Walvoord at Cedar Grove, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
MChristian Herman Walvoord
Birth17 AUG 1912
Death05 FEB 1985Holland, Allegan, Michigan, USA
Marriage24 JUN 1937to Marie Jeanette Verduin
MJonathan Derwin Walvoord
Birth06 DEC 1915
Death07 JUN 1979
Marriage02 JUN 1939to Jean Toor
MLiving Walvoord
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FJulia Antionette Walvoord
Birth17 AUG 1912Byron Center, Kent, Michigan, USA
Death15 APR 2007Holland, Pennsylvania, USA
MarriageBEF 1938to Herbert S. Van Wyk
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Christian Herman Walvoord
Birth17 AUG 1912
Death05 FEB 1985 Holland, Allegan, Michigan, USA
Marriage24 JUN 1937to Marie Jeanette Verduin
FatherWilliam Christian Walvoord
MotherJohanna Wilhemina Renskers
PARENT (F) Marie Jeanette Verduin
Birth18 OCT 1912Cook, Illinois, United States
Death14 MAY 2004 Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States of America
Marriage24 JUN 1937to Christian Herman Walvoord
Father?
Mother?
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Marriageto Living Fassler
Marriageto Living Smith
FLiving Walvoord
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MLiving Walvoord
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