Spirit Lake, IA: Martha Int Veld, 81, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, died Monday, July 15, 2019 at her home. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 19, at 11:00 AM at the Spirit Lake United Methodist Church with Pastor Vicki Fisher officiating. The family invites everyone to a luncheon at the church following the service. Burial of cremated remains will be held at a later date at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley, Iowa. Visitation, with the family present, will be held Thursday, July 18 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM at the church. Memorials may be given to Kindred Hospice Spirit Lake.
Martha (Kersbergen) Int Veld, daughter of Gerrit and Jennie (Lolkus) Kersbergen, was born June 7, 1938 at Rock Valley, Iowa. Martha graduated from Rock Valley High School in 1955. Martha married Marvin Int Veld on November 18, 1954. The couple was married for 44 years until Marvin’s death on August 27, 1998.
Martha worked for the Naval Base Credit Union in Sioux City, Iowa from 1969-1972. She later worked at the Eye Care Center in Sheldon, Iowa from 1982-2002. Upon moving to Spirit Lake in 2002, she cleaned houses until her retirement.
Martha was a member of the Eastern Star for 50 years. She enjoyed to sit in her chair and crochet doilies. In her younger years, Martha and Marvin enjoyed camping and square dancing. Martha was a member of the Spirit Lake United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her three children; Michael Int Veld, Marva Seeders, and Michelle Int Veld; six grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Nel Van Beek; one brother, John Kersbergen; and many nieces and nephews.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents, Gerrit and Jennie; husband, Marvin; brother, Jim Kersbergen; and brother-in-law, Rick Van Beek.