Jacob Kelderman, 87, of Lake Mills, IA, died Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at the Lake Mills Care Center in Lake Mills.
A service honoring Jacob's life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2012, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in North Lawn Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 12:30 p.m. until service time on Friday at the Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Jacob is survived by his wife Mildred, of Lake Mills; his daughter Connie Scarborough, of Rochester, Minn., his 3 granddaughters Amanda Nelson, Rebecca Beery and Debra Scarborough, and his 8 great-grandchildren Samantha, Cede and Kyle Beery, Krystal, Mitchell, and Anthony Anderson, Bryce and Skylar Ford. Jacob was preceded in death by his parents, his sister and an infant grandson.
Jacob Kelderman, the son of Albert and Fannie (DeHammer) Kelderman, was born August 4, 1925 at Prairie City, Iowa. He graduated from Oskaloosa High School. In April 1944, Jacob was united in marriage to Mildred Grover. Jacob served in the U.S. Army. He was a 40 year employee of the Goodyear Rubber Company where he was in sales and was a supervisor before retiring in 1975.