Nellie Ruesink

Nellie Elizabeth Ruesink, 96, Corsica, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center, Corsica.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Grace Reformed Church, Corsica. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Corsica. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the church with a 6:30 p.m. prayer service.

Koehn Brothers Funeral Home, Corsica, is handling arrangements.

She was born on Dec. 26, 1914, in Corsica to John and Elizabeth (Beukelman) Vanden Hoek.

On June 16, 1933, she married John G. Ruesink at her parentsí farm near Corsica.

They farmed southwest of Corsica until 1979, when they moved into town.

She was a member of Grace Reformed Church.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her stepmother, Effie; three brothers: Arie, Cornelius and Marion Vanden Hoek; her mother- and father-in-law: Henry and Dena Ruesink; three stepbrothers: Jim, Cornie and Adrian Beukelman; two stepsisters: Gerit Korevaar and Nellie Star; three nephews and two nieces.