Gertrude Catharina Van Kwawegen East, beloved daughter of Goosen and Metta Van Kwawegen, passed away Tuesday morning, July 7, 1998 at her home.

Grace is as her name. She was loyal, devoted and courageous. She has strengthened the lives of many people. Her tenacity and her love inspired all of the people she associated with at the Salt Lake Home. A very special thank you to Mrs. Fern Hennessey of the home for her tender loving care of Grace. Her friends over the years will remember her for the valiant course she pursued in her life. Grace and her brother Bert ran Prompt Cleaners for 35 years.Grace was preceded in death by her husband John East, her parents and, her beloved brother and partner Hubert C. Van Kwawegen.

She leaves behind her brothers Adrianes C. Van Kwawegen of Gouda, Holland, Cornelis A. Van Kwawegen of SLC, Utah, sister, Catharina G. Romijn of SLC, Utah, her devoted nieces, Jorita McGregor, Las Vegas, Nevada, Charlotte Day-Berry, Houston, Texas, Flossie Gaydos, Chino, California, and nephew Roy Romijn, Houston, Texas and their children.

Cryptside services will be held on Friday, July 10, 1998 at 12 noon, at Larkin Sunset Lawn 2350 East 1300 South, SLC, Utah. Friends may call Friday 10:30-11:30 am at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary 4760 S. State St.

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