Isabele F. Jonkers

Isabele F. Jonkers, age 83 of Kadoka died Friday evening, May 29, 2009, at the Kadoka Nursing Home.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, June 3, at the Murdo Cemetery with Pastor Ray Greenseth officiating.

Isabele F. Jonkers was born on March 17, 1926, the daughter of Henry and Kathrine (Burma) Jonkers in Kadoka, SD. She grew up in the Belvidere area and graduated from Kadoka High School.

As a young lady, she moved to Chicago, IL, where she worked as a telephone operator for Bell Telephone Company for many years. After she retired, she continued to live in Chicago until 2004 when she moved back to Kadoka. She resided in the Kadoka Nursing Home until the time of her death.

Grateful for having shared her life include five nephews, Marvin and Valerie Feddersen of Murdo, Milton and Judy Feddersen of Murdo, Melvin and Lana Feddersen of Murdo, Lyle Feddersen of Mount Vernon, and John Feddersen of Murdo, and also a niece, Yvonne Byrd of Murdo.

Isabele was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Kathrine Jonkers; two brothers, John and Bud Yonkers; and six sisters, Min West, Ann Stainbrock, Fern Jonkers, Clara Jonkers, Lea Jonkers and Harriet Feddersen.

Arrangements were with the Rush Funeral Home of Kadoka.