Edith J. Terlouw, 90, passed
from this life on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at MercyOne Newton Medical
Edith Jean Terlouw was born
Sept. 15, 1928, in Newton. She was a graduate of the Sully High School and
later a graduate of Drake University in Des Moines with a bachelor’s degree in
human resources. For many years, she worked in health services in the Des
Moines and Grinnell areas. She retired as a case worker for the Jasper County
Department of Human Services. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and
loved her. She attended the Newton First Assembly of God Church and enjoyed
international travel and socializing with people.
Edith is survived by her sister
Illa Guthrie of Newton; her brother Vernon (Gloria) Terlouw of Killduff; her
four nieces; and her many friends.
She was preceded in death by her
A time of remembrance and
graveside service were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, at the Sully
Cemetery. Following the graveside, a fellowship time and lunch followed at the
Sully Community Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be left to a charity of your choosing. Online condolences may be left at www.pencefh.com.