Nantko Boltjes – Herman Boltjes

Herman Boltjes

September 18, 2008
Kalamazoo, MI


Nantko Boltjes – Angie M. (Boltjes-Grimm) Skinner

Angie M. (Boltjes-Grimm) Skinner

Angie M. (Boltjes-Grimm) Skinner, age 92 of Three Rivers died Sunday April 10, 2016 at Three Rivers Health. She was born in Groningen, The Netherlands on Sep. 15, 1923 the daughter of Hendrik and Anna (Robbes) Boltjes. She was a longtime Vicksburg resident and employee of Simpson Lee Paper Company.

Survivors include three sons, Richard (Linda) Grimm of Three Rivers, Steven (Kelly Gray) Grimm of Vicksburg, and Louis (Carol Chamberland) Grimm, Jr. of Mendon; daughter Barbara Grimm (Allan) Brown of Three Rivers; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and brother, Henry Boltjes of Comstock. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, James Jay Grimm; and two husbands, Louis Grimm Sr. and Harold Skinner; sisters Minnie Paulson and Henrieatta Nuyen; and brothers, Harm, Herman, and Nantko Boltjes.

A graveside service will be held 11 am Wednesday April 13, 2016 in Vicksburg Cemetery. Assistance was provided by the Eickhoff Funeral Home of Mendon. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Nantko Boltjes – Gordon R. Boltjes

Gordon R. Boltjes Obituary

Boltjes, Gordon R. Kalamazoo Age 59, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Gordon was born in Kalamazoo on October 13, 1955 to Nantko and Lois (Wilkins) Boltjes. He worked for many years at Kalamazoo College as a baker and for the Kalamazoo Gazette. Gordon was preceded in death by his parents and his maternal grandparents, Obie and Adie Wilkins. Gordon is survived by his sister, Krista (Robert) Hoeksema; nieces, Gabby Hoeksema and Brooke and Adalynn Zaworski; nephew, Nathan Zaworski-Tysman; special cousin, Laura Zaworski and best friend, Jeanette Reynolds. A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Comstock. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral on the day of the service beginning at 12:00 PM.

Nantko Boltjes

Subject: [MIKALAMA kalamazoo] Nantko Boltjes

Subject: [MIKALAMA kalamazoo] Nantko Boltjes
Date: 6 Jun 2002 13:17:16 -0600

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Nantko Boltjes - Passed away Wednesday morning, November 7, 2001 in Toledo, OH. Mr. Boltjes was born January 3, 1930 in Groningen, The Netherlands, the son of Henry and Anna (Roberts) Boltjes. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed at Hercules Powder Inc. for 40 years. He served in the Korean War, and was a member of the VFW Post #5262. Surviving are two sons, John Corbin and wife, Karen of Toledo, OH, Gordon Boltjes of Kalamazoo; two brothers, Henry Boltjes of Kalamazoo, Herman Boltjes and wife, Nancy of Kalamazoo; sisters, Minnie Paulson of Asuza, CA, Angie Skinner and husband, Harold of Three Rivers, and Henrietta Nuyen of Comstock; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brother, Harm Boltjes in 1995; father, Henry in 1988; and mother, Anna in 1974. Cremation has taken place in Toledo, OH. Services for the family will be held at a later date. source: Kalamazoo Gazette Nov 8, 2001 (submitted by a volunteer, no further information)