PELLA – Nellie Meurs Branderhorst was born November 11, 1925, at Opperdoes, The Netherlands, to Jan and Trijntje Visser Meurs. She went to her heavenly home on Monday, August 19, 2013, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House at the age of eighty-seven.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2013, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Pella, Iowa. Visitation will begin at Noon on Thursday at the Pella Garden Chapel Funeral Home with family present 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening. Memorials may be given to Hospice of Pella.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Kathy and Darrell Noteboom of Alton, Iowa, Nick and Lynn Branderhorst, Jr., of Pella, Iowa, and Marlo and Lori Branderhorst of Fort Dodge, Iowa; three brothers; fourteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren.