Tena Pollema

Tena Pollema

Mrs. Tena Pollema, age 97, of Hull, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2015, at the Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center. There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, November 4, at 10:30 a.m., at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hull. The Revs. Loren Kotman and Carl Klompien will officiate. Interment will follow at the Hope Cemetery in Hull. Visitation will be after 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull. Tena was born on November 25, 1917, in rural Hull, the daughter of Robert and Theodora (Rodenburgh) Vander Werff. She was raised at Hull. On December 28, 1938, she married John William Pollema in Hull. They farmed near Doon, Boyden, and Hull for 28 years. In 1966, they moved into Hull, where they were custodians of the First Christian Reformed Church for 23 years. Later, they enjoyed living at the Homestead Cooperative in Hull. “Bill” passed away on August 23, 2005, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, after 66 years of marriage In July of 2012, Tena moved to Royale Meadows. She was a member of the First Christian Reformed Church, where she participated in the ladies organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Pollema enjoyed camping and having regular family gatherings, usually every two weeks. Survivors include her six sons and their wives, The Rev. Vernon and Betty Pollema, of Bakersfield, California; Robert and Pat Pollema, of Sioux Center; Wilmar and Betty Pollema, of Hull; Dale and Mary Pollema, of Rock Valley; Keith and Carol Pollema, of Sioux Falls; and Wes and Rhonda Pollema, of Rock Valley; 21 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Grace Hartog, of Sanborn; and Esther Rozeboom, Roberta Boogerd, and Theodora Lokhorst, all of Hull; a brother, John Vander Werff, of Sanborn; and many nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson; two brothers, Cornie and Bill Vander Werff; and two sisters, Wilma De Wild and Ella Juffer. Memorials will be directed to the Hull Christian School.
November 25, 1917 - October 30, 201511/25/191710/30/2015
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Mrs. Tena Pollema, age 97, of Hull, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2015, at the Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center.There will be a funeral service on Wednesday, November 4, at 10:30 a.m., at the First Christian Reformed Church in Hull. The Revs. Loren Kotman and Carl Klompien will officiate. Interment will follow at the Hope Cemetery in Hull. Visitation will be after 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Oolman Funeral Home in Hull....

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Nov
03
Family Visitation
Tuesday, November 03 2015
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Oolman Funeral Home - Hull
319 Black Forest Road
Hull, IA 51239
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Nov
04
Funeral Service
Wednesday, November 04 2015
10:30 AM
First Christian Reformed Church - Hull
1121 Fifth Street
Hull, IA 51239
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