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Henry Gorter

d. March 22, 2014

Henry Gorter, 90, of Waupun, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Golden Living Center-Continental Manor in Randolph.

Henry was born April 20, 1923 in Hinsdale, IL, the son of John P. and Henrietta Schurman Gorter. On February 12, 1946 he married Dorothy DeVries in Munster, IN. Following their marriage the couple resided in Wheatfield, IN and later moved to the Beaver Dam area where the couple farmed until moving to Waupun in 1991. Henry was a member of Grace United Reformed Church in Waupun.

Henry is survived by his three sons, John (Ineen) Gorter of Vero Beach, FL, Arnold (Janet) Gorter of Waupun, and Clarence (Jean) Gorter of Harrison, WI; a daughter, Sharon (David) Sjoerdsma of Randolph; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Henry was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Gorter; 3 brothers; and a sister.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun and on Wednesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Henry Gorter will be held Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Grace United Reformed Church of Waupun with Rev. Talman Wagenmaker officiating.


Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery.
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