Anna J. (Hendriske) Koskamp (1925 - 2001)

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INDEPENDENCE– Anna J. Koskamp, 86, of Independence, Iowa and formerly of Oostburg, Wisconsin, died Sunday evening, December 4, 2011 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo, Iowa.
Anna was born on August 19, 1925, in Oostburg, Wisconsin the daughter of Anthony J. and Delia B. (Dirkse) Hendrikse. She attended the Oostburg Elementary Schools, and was married to Peter S. Koskamp on October 12, 1945 in Oostburg, Wisconsin. The couple lived in Wisconsin prior to moving to Independence, Iowa in 1967 where she graduated from the Independence High School in 1976. Anna was employed with as a clerk Fareway Foods until her retirement in 1977.
She was a member of The Independence Christian Women's Club, the Ladies Musical Society, and the Gideon's.
She is survived by her husband; Peter Koskamp, Independence, IA., three children; Dianne (Gerald) Lienbenstein, Normal, Illinois, Susan (Donald) DeKok, Alton, IA., and Thomas (Donna) Koskamp, Independence, IA., eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and three brothers; Irwin Hendrikse, Oostburg, WI., John Hendrikse, Sheboygan, WI., and Richard Hendrikse, Oostburg, WI.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother; Peter Hendrikse, and two sisters; Nelda Walvoord, and Wilma Droge.
Friends may call from 3 to 7 PM Wednesday at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Friday at the Wenig Funeral Home, Oostburg, WI., where friends may call from 9 A.M. till services. Burial will be in the Hingham Cemetery, Oostburg, WI.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal on Dec. 7, 2011