Gerda Kristiansen

Female 1914 - 2007  (93 years)


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  • Name Gerda Kristiansen 
    Born 29 Mar 1914  Kvong, Kvong Sogn, Vester Horne Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 26 Apr 1914  Kvong Kirke, Kvong Sogn, Vester Horne Herred, Ribe Amt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Sep 2007  Tendercare, Ludington, Mason County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Plainfield Township Cemetery in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I946  Rossen Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2016 

    Father Jens Kristian Kristiansen,   b. 17 May 1884, Åsted, Kvong Sogn, Vester Horne Herred, Ribe Amt Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1924  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ane Marie Frederikke Sørensen,   b. 26 Jun 1887, Fåborg, Fåborg Sogn, Skast Herred, Ribe Amt, Danmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 7 Nov 1911  Kvong Kirke, Kvong Sogn, Vester Horne Herred, Ribe Amt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F313  Group Sheet

    Family Harry Dick Schaap,   b. 27 Nov 1898,   d. 18 Feb 1990, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married Nov 1933 
    Children 
     1. Arnold Schaap
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F314  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Ane Marie Frederikke Kristiansen/Christensen (nee Sørensen) with her 5 children.
    Ane Marie Frederikke Kristiansen/Christensen (nee Sørensen) with her 5 children.
    My grandmother, Ane Marie Kristiansen, with her children a few years later when they moved into a slightly better house. Gerda is on my grandma's left, then Ane Marie, Arne, and in front row: Raymond, Birtha, and Gunnar. (Raymond Madsen, May 2016)
    Oscar II
    Oscar II
    The vessel that Jens Kristian Kristiansen, his wife Ane Marie Frederikke Sørensen and their 4 children Arne, Gerda, Berta and Gunnar Kristiansen travelled with when immigrating to the USA in 1921

    Documents
    Jens Kristian Kristiansen, wife Ane Marie Frederikke Sørensen and children Arne, Gerda, Gunnar and Berta in Passenger list from Copenhagen to the USA 6 Oct 1921
    Jens Kristian Kristiansen, wife Ane Marie Frederikke Sørensen and children Arne, Gerda, Gunnar and Berta in Passenger list from Copenhagen to the USA 6 Oct 1921
    Gerda Kristiansen
    Gerda Kristiansen
    Birth and baptism record from The Danish Church Books, 1914

  • Notes 
    • Gerda Schaap, age 93, of Ludington, MI, passed away on September 6, 2007 at Tendercare of Ludington. She was born on March 29, 1914 in Denmark, daughter of Jens and Marie (Sorensen) Christensen. She attended Scottville High School and graduated in 1933. Gerda married Harry D. Schaap in November of 1933 and was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Ludington. Gerda is survived by her son, Arnold Schaap of Grand Rapids; step-sons, Richard (Charlotte) Schaap of Havana, FL, Rodger E. Schaap of Ruby Creek, MI, Russell (Grace) Schaap of Blythe, CA and eight step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Harry in January 1991, three brothers, Arne Christensen, Gunner Christensen, Raymond Christensen and her sister, Bertha Madisen. Funeral Services for Gerda will be held on Saturday, September 15th at Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center located at 3060 W. US 10, Ludington, MI at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor William Huether officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place at the Plainfield Township Cemetery in Grand Rapids, MI. Memorial contribution in memory of Gerda can be directed Hospice of Michigan. The family has entrusted Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center with arrangements.