June 7, 2015
A memorial service for Sarah Ekema, 82, of Hartselle was Sun., June 14, at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Joey Wood officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.
Burial was in Hartselle City Cemetery.
Mrs. Ekema died Sun., June 7, 2015, at Decatur Morgan Hospital. She was born June 29, 1932, in Freeborn County, Minn., to Henry VandeKamp and Nellie Post VandeKamp. She was an LPN for Pella Regional Health Center in Pella, Iowa, before her retirement. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. John Peter Ekema and her parents.
She is survived by four sons, Ken Ekema (Jolene) of Everson, Wa., James “Jim” Ekema of Hartselle, Dave Ekema (Anne) of Morton, IL. and Phil Ekema (Lisa) of Hartselle; a daughter, Barb Mol (Verlyn) of Brunswick, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.