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Rectangular shaped notice, folded to make an envelope, printing on inside pages. Cream colored document bordered in black, addressed to J. Vander Putten, R.R. 3 Holland, MI, USA, postmarked from Nederland two, gray colored 1 1/2 cent stamps. Printed on inside of folded pages written in Dutch: “Heden overleed tot onze diepe droefheid, na een kirtstondig lijden onze lieve Dochter, Zuster, leindochter en Verloofde, Hendrika Johanna Blansert, in den ouderdom van 24 Jaar. Haarlem, 29 April 1936. De crematie zal plaats hebben Zaterdag 2 Mei a. s. te Westerveld, na aankomst van trein 2 uur 14 aldaar.”. Google translated to English: “Today died to our deep sadness, after a wretched suffering our dear Daughter, Sister, granddaughter and Fiancée, Hendrika Johanna Blansert, in the age of 24 Years. Haarlem, 29 April 1936. The cremation will take place Saturday 2 May a. S. in Westerveld, after arrival of train 2 hours 14 there.”.
Jacob Vander Putten was born September 17, 1880 in the Netherlands. He died April 28, 1952 in Holland, MI. Jacob worked at Hart & Cooley for 25 years, retiring in 1945. He lived with his wife, Sara Wynders Vander Putten (1882-1968) in Holland, MI at 37 East 8th Street and, leter, at 702 North Shore Drive. Both are buried in Pilgrim Home. The Vander Putten’s adopted Jacob’s niece and nephew, Henry (1911-1969) and Grace (1913-1984) Vanden Hoff Vander Putten.
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Bos, Brenda E.