Edith J. Terlouw, 90

                Edith J. Terlouw, 90, passed from this life on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at MercyOne Newton Medical Center.  

                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 parents.

                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.

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