Louise Hulshof

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Louise Elizabeth Hulshof, 94, of Gordonville died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Gir­ardeau.

She was born Feb. 12, 1913, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of John J. and Bernandine Brauer Brands. She and Bernard W. Hulshof were married Oct. 15, 1935. He died Dec. 30, 2001.

Hulshof was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, St. Ann's Sodality and the church quilt club.

Survivors include three sons, James Hulshof of San Francisco, Calif., Bernard Hulshof of Augusta, Ga., Bill Hulshof of Chesterfield, Mo.; a daughter, Anna Marie Merchant of Gordonville; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, three brothers and three sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson. Parish prayers will be at 7.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church, with Monsignor Edward Eftink and the Rev. David Hulshof officiating. Burial will be in Portageville Cemetery at Portageville, Mo.