Deacon DE RAAD Eldert

Deacon DE RAAD Eldert

Male 1921 - 2010  (89 years)

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  • Name DE RAAD Eldert 
    Prefix Deacon 
    Born 2 Mar 1921  Parkersburg, Butler, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 45E5F9045D5F3147BE7B1066ABA3AA62645D 
    Died 28 Mar 2010  Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (OBIT: Eldert DeRaad, 89, of Clarks Grove, died on Sunday, March 28, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Center in Albert Lea.

      Born on March 3, 1921, in Parkersburg, Iowa, he was the son of John and Nettie (Boelmann) DeRaad. He attended school in Hollandale. Following his schooling, Eldert served in the U.S. Army from 1942 until his honorable discharge in 1946. Eldert married Avis Marie Larson on Jan. 10, 1944. He worked for John Ravenhorst Tile Co., Minnesota Highway Department and had also owned DeRaad Service Station with his brother, Nanko. Eldert retired from the Rural Electric Association in 1983. He enjoyed gardening and doing yard work as well as spending time with his family. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Clarks Grove, where he served as a church deacon and taught Sunday school. He also served on the township board.

      He is survived by his wife, Avis of Clarks Grove; children: Karen Nielsen of Clarks Grove, Dale and Cindy DeRaad of Waseca, Max and Sharon DeRaad of Wyoming, Lori and Terry Fuller of Waseca, Keith and Cyndy DeRaad of Bloomington and Mary Ortiz of Albert Lea; daughter-in-law, Kathleen DeRaad of Rochester; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Dena Citurs of Albert Lea and several nieces and nephews.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Dennis; son-in-law, Paul Nielsen; granddaughters: Melissa and Sara DeRaad; sisters: Etta Arends, Ella Arends and Minni Molle; and brothers: Earl, Jack, Nanko and Jerry.

      Memorial services will be held on Friday at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Clarks Grove with the Rev. Jamie Cameron officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Clarks Grove Cemetery.)
    Buried Aft 28 Mar 2010  Clarks Grove, Freeborn, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Clarks Grove Baptist Cemetery 
    Eldert & Avis (Larson) De Raad gravestone
    Eldert & Avis (Larson) De Raad gravestone
    Deac. Eldert DeRaad
    Person ID I81344  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2016 

    Father DE RAAD John,   b. 30 Jul 1878, Midwolda, Groningen, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1962, Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother BOELMAN Etta,   b. 15 Apr 1882, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1947, , Freeborn, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 31 Aug 1900  Holland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F31850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family LARSON Avis Marie,   b. 22 Jul 1920, Clarks Grove, Freeborn, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 2012, Waseca, Waseca, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1944  Clarks Grove, Freeborn, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • (married at First Baptist Church.)
    Children 
     1. DE RAAD Dennis,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
     6. Living
     7. Living
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F31844  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Deacon Eldert De Raad
    Deacon Eldert De Raad
    Eldert & Avis Marie (Larson) DeRaad
    Eldert & Avis Marie (Larson) DeRaad
    Eldert DeRaad military photo
    Eldert DeRaad military photo
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II

  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #50505055 by Lori Fuller 31 Mar 2010.

    2. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #9204691 by Lori Fuller 30 Jul 2004.

    3. [S1006] Correspondence-Internet-Lori (De Raad) Fuller, 1 Apr 2010 10:20 pm.