ELIZABETH VAN’T HOF, age 90, of Leota, died Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at the Edgebrook Care Center in Edgerton. She was born May 11, 1931, in Leota, to James and Jennie (Jongetjes) Verbrugge. She attended the Leota Christian School.
Liz married Tony Van’t Hof on June 6, 1952, at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota. Their marriage was blessed with four children. Liz worked for over twenty five years as a cook at the Leota Christian School. She also helped Tony on the farm and she especially enjoyed the bottle-feeding calves. After she retired, Liz enjoyed volunteering at the Bibles for Missions Thrift Store in Worthington.
She was a lifetime member of the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota where she also made her profession of faith. She enjoyed going to the Leota Café for coffee and visiting with her friends. She had a deep love for her grandchildren and they could always count on getting something good to eat. She also loved going to the grandkids school activities.
Liz is lovingly remembered by her two sons, Leon (Donna) Van’t Hof, Leota; and Gene (Brenda) Van’t Hof, Leota; daughter, Vonda (Rick) Danneman, Leota; thirteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren, & one on the way; and a brother, Dr. James (Marcia) Verbrugge, Athens, GA.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tony in 2014; daughter, Donna in 2015; two sisters, Marie Schelhaas and Lorraine Van Niewenhuizen; two brothers-in-law, Bert Schelhaas and Don Van Niewenhuizen; two nephews; and a niece.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota; and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Funeral will be 10:30 am Friday at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church, in Leota, officiated by Pastor Marlin Van Schepen. Burial will be in the Leota Community Cemetery.
Dingmann Funeral Home and the Leota Burial Association are in charge of arrangements.
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