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Julia Antionette Walvoord

Julia Antionette Walvoord
b: 17 AUG 1912
d: 15 APR 2007
Biography
Julia Walvoord ’34 Van Wyk of Southampton, Pa., died on Sunday, April15, 2007. She was 94.

The daughter of the Reverend William C. 1908 and Jennie (Renskers)Walvoord, she was born in Byron Center, Mich., and grew up inWilliamson, N.Y.

After graduating from Hope, she earned Master of Religious Educationdegree from New York Theological Seminary in 1937.

She held teaching certificates in Michigan and New York. Inpartnership with her late husband, Herbert Van Wyk, she ministered tocongregations in Iowa, New York, New Jersey, Michigan and finally inHolland, Pa., where she lived for 41 years. She also did missionarywork in Japan.

She was president of the Reformed Church Women from 1974 to 1977 anddelegate to the Fifth Assembly of the World Council of Churches heldin Nairobi, Kenya, in 1975. She served on the Board of Education ofthe RCA for 14 years and on the Board of Managers of the NationalDepartment of Women’s Work of the RCA from 1965 to 1973. She alsoserved as a denominational representative to the North AmericanAlliance of Reformed Churches from 1970 to 1976. Her co-authored studyof Romans 1-8, “Gods Incredible Gift,” was published in 1979.

She had many gifts and hobbies, but her defining gift was the love andcaring that she imparted to her family and friends.

In addition to her husband of 70 years, she was preceded in death byher son, Bruce M. Van Wyk; her twin brother, Christian H. ’34 (MarieVerduin ’34) Walvoord; and another brother, Jonathan D. Walvoord.

Survivors include her children, Paul H. ’60 (Pamela) Van Wyk ofGreencastle, Ind., and Carl ’67 (Carol VanMiddlesworth ’67) Van Wyk ofTall Timbers, Md.; her daughter-in-law, Mikki Van Wyk of Potomac, Md.;one brother, Raymond Walvoord of Williamson, N.Y.; sevengrandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Facts
  • 17 AUG 1912 - Birth - ; Byron Center, Kent, Michigan, USA
  • 15 APR 2007 - Death - ; Holland, Pennsylvania, USA
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
 
Julia Antionette Walvoord
17 AUG 1912 - 15 APR 2007
  
 
  
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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
Birth
Death
Marriageto Living Cuvelier
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) Herbert S. Van Wyk
Birth15 JAN 1910
DeathBEF 2007
MarriageBEF 1938to Julia Antionette Walvoord
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Julia Antionette Walvoord
Birth17 AUG 1912Byron Center, Kent, Michigan, USA
Death15 APR 2007 Holland, Pennsylvania, USA
MarriageBEF 1938to Herbert S. Van Wyk
FatherWilliam Christian Walvoord
MotherJohanna Wilhemina Renskers
CHILDREN
MPaul Herbert Van Wyk
Birth27 DEC 1938Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA
Death16 OCT 2013Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, USA
Marriageto Living Vicha
Marriage01 JAN 1984to Pamela Jager
MBruce Mark Van Wyk
Birth24 MAY 1940
DeathBEF 2007
MarriageUNKNOWNto Private
MLiving Van Wyk
Birth
Death
Marriageto Living Van Middlesworth
Descendancy Chart
Julia Antionette Walvoord b: 17 AUG 1912 d: 15 APR 2007
Herbert S. Van Wyk b: 15 JAN 1910 d: BEF 2007
Paul Herbert Van Wyk b: 27 DEC 1938 d: 16 OCT 2013
Pamela Jager b: UNKNOWN
Bruce Mark Van Wyk b: 24 MAY 1940 d: BEF 2007
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