Catherine De Jager
De Jager, 80, of Waupun, went to live with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday,
September 2, 2015.
was born April 3, 1935 in the town of Alto, the daughter of Albert and Jennie
Navis Mulder. Following graduation from Brandon High School she was employed
for many years at Damsteegt Drug Store. On August 19, 1954 she married Frank De
Jager at Alto Christian Reformed Church. Catherine was a life-long member of
Alto Christian Reformed Church where she was a member of its mixed chorus,
Ladies Aide Society, Faith Bible Society, and was a Sunday School Teacher.
Following her marriage to Frank, she worked at Gysbers Supermarket and also
Helen’s Kitchen for 32 years. She volunteered her time at Bargains Galore. As a
family, they did a lot of hiking.
is survived by her husband, Frank De Jager of Waupun; three daughters: Kathleen
(Carl) Huizenga of Fox Lake, Rosalie (Steve) Homan of Waupun, and Cindy (Dan)
Vander Wal of Hudsonville, MI; a son, David (Jessica) De Jager of Waupun; 16
grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Willis Mulder of Waupun
and Harold (Gert) Mulder of Waupun; a sister, Julia Broadway of Waupun; sisters-in-law: Georgene Mulder and Joan
Mulder; and several nieces and nephews.
was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters: Marion Sanders and Christena
Ter Beest; and three brothers: Junior, Albertus and Alvin Mulder.
services for Catherine De Jager will be held Saturday, September 5, 2015 at
10:30 a.m. at Alto Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Forsell Gappa
officiating. Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery. Friends and relatives of
Catherine De Jager may call on the family on Friday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral
Home in Waupun from 4-7 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until
the time of service.
Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at
www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send