Katherine Elaine Vanderhoof
Katherine Elaine Vanderhoof
  • January 21, 1931 - January 20, 2016
  • Boonville, Missouri

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Katherine E Brizendine Vanderhoof (1931-2016)

Katherine E Brizendine Vanderhoof, 84, of Boonville passed away at Katy Manor Nursing Home on January 20, 2016. Private burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery under the direction of William Wood Funeral Home, 517 Fourth Street, Boonville, Missouri.

Katherine was born at Lupus, Missouri on December 23, 1931 to Newton and Amelia Berger Brizendine. She was married on January 8, 1956 to Alvin Vanderhoof. She was baptized into the Baptist Faith at the age of thirteen. She was employed at Toastmaster for sixteen years. She loved reading and especially loved watching Bill Gaither Homecoming Gospel Videos. She also loved helping her children with housework and yard work. She also loved pink carnations.

She is survived by her husband, Alvin, two daughters – Janelle Selsor of Boonville, MO, Jeanna and her husband Steve Braithwaite of Gore, Virginia. Two sons – John Vanderhoof of Richardson, Texas and Jeffrey Vanderhoof of Gladstone, MO. One Sister – Bonnie Seifert and her husband Lloyd of Fort Scott, Kansas and one brother – Rev. John Wesley Brizendine of Ozark, MO. Two Granddaughters and three Grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers – Glenn, Clifford and Wayne Brizendine and one sister Marceline McCoy and one four month old Grandson Zane Braithwaite.

The family requests memorials to Mt. Zion Building Fund in care of Alvin Vanderhoof, 712 Rice Ave Boonville, MO 65233.