Updates for Attendees from 1960-1969
BCE-1965 Martha Louise Allard VanOrder
Martha L. (Allard) Van Order, 67, previously of Doylestown, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at York Hospital.
She was the wife of R. Bruce Van Order, Jr. The couple had celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary on July 26.
A funeral service was held on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at Codorus Church of the Brethren, Dallastown, Pa., with Pastor Jim Allard and Reverend Christine V. Blackford officiating.
Mrs. Van Order was born on October 7, 1943 in Barberton, Ohio, a daughter of the late Carroll and Zella V. (Indoe) Allard. Martha recently worked as a realtor for Century 21 Heritage until her retirement in 2007. Prior to, she worked as an educator in the York County School Districts.
Mrs. Van Order was an active member of Codorus Church of the Brethren where she was a Deacon and Sunday School teacher. Martha was a 1969 graduate of Millersville University where she obtained a Master's Degree in Elementary Education. She was a member of the York Quilters Guild, an active member of the Kiwanis Club of York and active in the Loganville 4H Club.
Along with her husband, R. Bruce, Mrs. Van Order is survived by a son, Jon Van Order and his wife Karine of Ardmore, Okla.; a daughter, Beth Van Order of Anchorage, Alaska; and twin children, Tim Van Order and his wife, Tiffany of Charlotte, N.C. and Lori McNew and her husband, Steve of Chambersburg; four grandchildren, Sophie Zella, Charlotte Marie, Camden Reiley and Elbridge Pierson; three brothers, Robert Allard and his wife, Betty of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Jim Allard and his wife, Janet of Sheldon, Wis., and David Allard and his wife, Gloria of Franklin, Tenn.; and two sisters, Linda Allard Gallen of Washington Depot, Conn., and Marianne Woodside of Doylestown, Ohio.
1961-Eileen Wilma Nelson
NELSON, Eileen Wilma (Rutberg) July 16, 1936 - April 26, 2011
After a life in service to her lord, Jesus Christ, a bright shining light has left us to share her radiant spirit with those gone before. Eileen was known for her desire to be involved, most notably her long association with her Alma Mater Alberta Bible College, as an instructor for the Alberta Association of Disabled Skiing, and as a volunteer for the 1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games.
Family was of utmost importance to Eileen. She shared her love, passion, intellect and zest for life to all members of her family. A wonderful wife, devoted mother, compassionate sister and doting grandmother sums up some of Eileen's amazing attributes. Her warm and open heart drew people to her and she collected friends effortlessly.
Remaining to reflect a life well lived is her husband Jock, daughter Belinda (Brian), sons Brad (Roma) and Barry (Kathryn); treasured granddaughters Chloe, Olivia and Ruby; sister Marilyn (Harry), and brothers Calvin (Iona) and Gerald (Jan). There was a celebration of her life on Friday, April 29, 2011 at Bow Valley Christian Church. In living memory of her a tree was planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane. 02/22/2012 Posted
1962- Jeannette Gilleres (Graham)
Jeannette “Sandy” Gilleres age 72 of Tracy, formerly of California, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Sanford Tracy Medical Center. Funeral services were held Monday, June 13 at the Tracy Church of Christ.
Jeannette Gilleres was born February 13, 1939 at Tracy, Minnesota to Albert and Irene (Thieman) Graham. She was baptized at the Church of Christ. Sandy graduated from Tracy High School in 1957, and from Minnesota Bible College with a degree in Christian Education. Following her schooling she moved to California to teach. Sandy later married Gordon Gilleres. Following her retirement from teaching, she returned to Tracy. Sandy worked part-time at Kid’s World in Tracy and part-time in accounting for a chain of four McDonald’s restaurants. She was active in the church while in California and at the Tracy Church of Christ where she was a member of the ladies group. Sandy enjoyed cooking and baking, and drawing and making cards. She loved sewing and making tie blankets, as well as singing and music.
Jeannette is survived by her children: Trina Malia (Guiseppe Puccio) and Jason Gilleres, both of California; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; her best friend Merlin Mickelson of Tracy; brother Ronald (Cindy) Graham of Hawaii and sister Sandra (Harry) Hedger of Minneapolis; and numerous other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents. 02/22/2012 Posted
1964-Donald Herman Kooy
Donald Herman Kooy passed from this life on August 12, 2011
He was born June 23, 1939. He graduated from Austin High School in 1958 and was married to Janice Keller in June of 1961. They resided in Willmar at the time of his death.
Don was a graduate of Minnesota Bible College and was involved in Ministry throughout his life time.
Besides his wife Don is survived by his sons Travis and Cindy Kooy of Columbus, Ohio, Ryan Kooy of Willmar and daughter, Penny Kooy of Anthem, Ariz. He has five grandchildren: Alyxandrya, Willmar, Sydny, Aedynn and Zane in Arizona and Ian Donald in Ohio and his sister and her husband, John and Judy (Kooy) Otto, Gilbert, Ariz. as well as Jan’s mother, Aileen (Keller) Roper and Jan’s five siblings. He was blessed to have numerous nieces and nephews both on the Kooy side as well as the Kellers.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Louise Kooy and a brother, Terry. There was a memorial Service in Don’s honor on Oct. 1, 2011, at the Willmar Assembly of God. 02/22/2012 Posted
BSL-1962 Leroy Randall
Leroy Randall's second book, "Livingstone's Rifle and other True Stories from Africa" with a forward by Earl Grice is now available. It may be ordered from Rosemary Spurlock at email@example.com for the price of $20.00 which includes postage and handling. 2/28/2012 Posted