Ashley Ann Holtrop was born April 13, 1985, in Sheldon. She is the daughter of Myron Holtrop and Sherie Ginger. She lived her youth in Sheldon where she attended school and graduated from Sheldon High School.
She was a faithful member of the First Reformed Church in Sheldon, where she was baptized and made profession of her faith. She enjoyed visiting with pastor Dave.
Ashley liked to ride motorcycle with her dad. She was learning how to quilt from Vicki. She loved to go shopping with her mom and they enjoyed having taco pizza together. She was a fan of the San Francisco 49ers.
She will be remembered as a happy person and a good mom, who loved her family and her babies.
Those left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Kylie Rae Katka of Sheldon; her parents, Myron and Vicki Holtrop of Sheldon, Sherie Ginger and Roman Arens of Remsen; her grandparents: Marvin Holtrop of Sheldon, Marlene and Bernie Jungers of Hospers, and Dan and Elaine Ginger of Primghar; sisters, Mindy Holtrop of Sheldon, Heather Holtrop and special friend Shawn Cromer of Muscatine, Anita and husband Tony Tabbert of Omaha, Neb., Pamela Ruden and special friend Kevin Harrison of Sioux City, Danielle Roethler of Larabee, Rachel and husband Brian Klein of Sheldon; brothers, Scott Ruden of Sheldon, Adam Ruden of Sheldon; and her special friend, Dustin Brown of Hartley.
She was preceded in death by her son, Cody Lee Holtrop.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at First Reformed Church in Sheldon with the Rev. David Brower officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon. Visitation was Sunday from 1 to 8 p.m. with the family present 2 to 4 p.m. at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sheldon.
Casketbearers were Scott Ruden, Adam Ruden, Dustin Brown, Danny Ginger, Todd Stearns and Kirk Stearns.
Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.andringa.com.