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In Memory of Henrietta Eernisse

May 22, 2013

Henrietta Eernisse 
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Henrietta Eernisse
In March of 2013 Henrietta became a resident of the Edgebrook Care Center where she died on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the age of 93.
1919 - Henrietta Eernisse - 2013

Henrietta Eernisse was born November 15, 1919 to Jake and Gertrude (De Raad) Vande Brake on a farm near Edgerton, Minnesota, Pipestone County. She was baptized and professed her faith in the Reformed Church in Edgerton and attended country school. On February 1, 1940 Henrietta married John J. Eernisse in Chandler, Minnesota and they made their home on a farm northeast of Chandler. They farmed there for 54 years until 1994, when they retired and moved into Chandler. Henrietta then moved into the Edgebrook Estates in 2010. She was a member of the Chandler Reformed Church and was active in the church's Ladies Aid. John and Henrietta were active in helping when the church was built. She enjoyed gardening, vegetables and flowers, sewing, embroidery, bowling and playing cards. Henrietta and John also enjoyed traveling to Indiana to visit their sons every year, and help sell Christmas trees. In March of 2013 Henrietta became a resident of the Edgebrook Care Center where she died on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the age of 93.

Henrietta is survived by her daughter Carol (Larry) Van Dyke, Chandler, MN; two sons: Allen (Linda) Eernisse, Solsberry, IN and Leon (Sandy) Eernisse,f Bloomington, IN; eight grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; four brothers: Duane (Ora) Vande Brake, Mt. Washington, KY, Larry (Alice) Vande Brake, Bellflower, CA, Vernon Vande Brake, Placerville, CA, and Melvin (Dee) Vande Brake, Imley, NV; sister-in-law Grace Vande Brake, Bellflower, CA; nieces, nephews and friends. Her husband John Eernisse; her parents; five brothers: Orville, John (Grace), Dewey (Cornelia), Jake (Arlis) and Gary Vande Brake; sister Margaret (Tony) Veld; sister-in-law Audrey Vande Brake preceded her in death.


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