Florence Ethel Kochuyt, age 93 of Brooklyn, formerly of Grinnell, died Sunday morning, June 14, 2015 at Brooklyn Community Estate. Per her wishes, there will be no services. Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn is assisting the family with arrangements.
Florence is survived by her children, John “Jack” Irwin (Gay), Betty Ann Wolos (Ed), and Chuck Kochuyt (Jean); ten grandchildren, Kevin, Debbie, Lisa, Brad, Edward, Christine, Cheryl, Shellie, Josh, and Jeremy; twenty-four great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister Charlotte.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Henry, Raymond, and George, a sister Helen, a son Terry Lee Kochuyt, and a grandson Richard.
Florence Ethel Ameye was born May 20, 1922 in Patterson, New Jersey, the daughter of Edmond and Rose Lippens Ameye. She completed her education through the eighth grade. Florence was a homemaker and mother. She enjoyed traveling, camping, crocheting, and cross stitch. She knitted baby hats for the local hospitals obstetrics and nursery departments. Her world revolved around her family, and she cherished the many family gatherings and activities. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.