Jeanetta Van Der Kamp, 97, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at Newton Village Health Care Center in Newton. Thursday, Jan. 17, prayer services will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Pella, with visitation starting at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Sully Cemetery. Memorial donations may be given to Christian Opportunity Center or Sully Christian School.
Jeanetta Van Der Kamp, daughter of Rennier and Sarah (Vander Leest) Dieleman, was born Sept. 28, 1921, near Sully. Jeanetta grew up in the Sully area and received her early education at Sully Christian School.
Dec. 24, 1941, Jeanetta was united in marriage with Floyd Van Der Kamp at Sully First Reformed Church parsonage. They were blessed with three children: Gary, Judy, and Steven.
Floyd and Jeanetta moved to Pella in 1979, and she started working at Pella Corporation, retiring in 1987. In her spare time, she enjoyed sewing, embroidery, and flower gardening. Floyd and Jeanetta were members of Trinity Reformed Church in Pella.
She is survived by her three children and their spouses: Gary (Linda) Van Der Kamp of Newton, Judy (Donovan) Harthoorn of Sarasota, FL, and Steven (Judy) Van Der Kamp of Ames; five grandchildren: Tamera and Mark Chew, Tracy Hamilton, Jeffery Harthoorn, Bradley Botos, and Jill and Darrin Frey; eight great-grandchildren: Samantha Harthoorn, Cody Hamilton, Tyler Hamilton, Tiara Chew, Victoria and Johnna Botos, and Parker and Avery Frey; sister: Erma Ver Ploeg of Arizona; nieces and nephews; and many dear friends.
Jeanetta was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her parents-in-law Paul and Gertie (Van Genderen) Van Der Kamp, sisters: Velma Van Der Kamp, Helen Van Der Zyl, and Margaret Bullington; brothers: Harold Dieleman, Clifford Dieleman, Clarence Dieleman, and Marvin Dieleman.