Jennie Van Reulder
Jennie Van Reulder, 93, of Chandler, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at Edgebrook Care Center, Edgerton. Born March 8, 1912, in Leota, she was the daughter of William and Susan Kallemeym Moret. She married Gerald Van Reulder on March 9, 1937, at her p...
Jennie Van Reulder, 93, of Chandler, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at Edgebrook Care Center, Edgerton.
Born March 8, 1912, in Leota, she was the daughter of William and Susan Kallemeym Moret. She married Gerald Van Reulder on March 9, 1937, at her parents' home in Chandler. He preceded her in death.
She attended Country School District 57. As a young woman, she worked as a housekeeper for several neighbors and later went to a Minneapolis beauty school for one year. She returned to southwest Minnesota and worked as a beautician's apprentice in Luverne. After marriage, they made their home in Chandler. In the late 1930s, she opened "Jennie Wren's," a beauty shop in Chandler, which she owned and operated for many years. In 1942, they moved to a farm outside of Chandler and in 1963 moved to Minneapolis. While in Minneapolis, she worked as a nurse's aide, a med nurse, and cared for several individuals privately in their homes. In 1976, they moved back to Chandler. She was a member of Chandler Reformed Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was also active in the church building committee and Ladies Aid. She was active in the senior citizens center. In November 2002, she became a resident of Pipestone Good Samaritan Home, Pipestone. In September, she moved to Edgebrook Care Center, Edgerton.
Surviving are three daughters, Jennet Mollema, Chandler, Marilyn Walhof, New Brighton, and Conni Parrish, El Segunda, Calif.; two brothers, John (Dorothy) Moret, Slaughters, Ky., and John (Francis) Moret, Jeffers; two sisters, Sophia Sorenson, Dana Point, Calif., and Adrianna Wagley, Luverne; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, with a 7:15 p.m. prayer service, at Chandler Funeral Association Chapel, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Chandler Reformed Church, Chandler.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will be in Chandler Memorial Cemetery, Chandler.