Van Schaack Christmas Letter 2018

Joyce Van Schaack December 23, 2018 389 No Comments

Merry Christmas

Jim and Joyce continue their 69 years together going to church and enjoying Joyce’s families’ visits. Joyce worked tirelessly on the California elections and with the DAR. They also continue to make new discoveries with family genealogy. Jim has retired and has been transferring old family movies, photographs and slides, and creating videos which will… Read more »

Van Schaack Christmas Letter 2017

Joyce Van Schaack December 25, 2017 166 No Comments

Santa & Snowflakes

2017 is almost over and 2018 will be here too soon. Jim and Joyce Van Schaack’s 68th wedding, and son Chris 57th birthday, so the family enjoyed thanksgiving celebrations together with twenty family and friends. The Van Schaack’s were thinking about Joyce’s sisters Janice and Lorene with November birthdays, surely they celebrated with sister’s LuWanna… Read more »

Van Schaack Christmas Letter 2016

Joyce Van Schaack December 25, 2016 195 No Comments

Merry Christmas with Fun

Jim and Joyce celebrated their 67th anniversary this year with son Chris, Mary and all the rest of the family at Thanksgiving. They so enjoy children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Jim has completed the V.S. Family’s history to the 1300s in the Netherlands, and Joyce continues the Anderson family almost as far back. They enjoy… Read more »

Van Schaack Christmas Letter 2015

Joyce Van Schaack December 25, 2015 182 No Comments

Christmas Stockings

2015 has flown by. We’ve made some changes in our household as our daughter, Dana, moved to California to be her favorite Dad and Mom. Our office has been turned into her busseling business in the Martial Arts field. Jim has moved his studio to the den and Joyce’s office is now in the master… Read more »

Van Schaack Christmas Letter 2014

Joyce Van Schaack December 25, 2014 150 No Comments

Let It Snow Merry Christmas

This year Jim and Joyce had their 65th Anniversary and celebrated the day by baking cookies with daughter Dana and grandchildren Eva and Sam De La Torre. They had the entire family for dinner on Thanksgiving and then a 65th Wedding Anniversary celebration the following Saturday. Jim continues working with son Lee, designing remodels in… Read more »

Van Schaack Christmas Letter 2013

Joyce Van Schaack December 25, 2013 202 No Comments

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Jim and Joyce went visiting this last summer. In June, they enjoyed family time, site seeing and some great times with brother-in-law Roy Powell in Vancouver, WA and niece Waneen and hubby Jon, near Seattle. They continued their travels to visit niece Vicki and Bob, who are spending much of their time enjoying grandchildren Conrad… Read more »

Van Schaack Christmas Letter 2012

Joyce Van Schaack December 25, 2012 184 No Comments

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

The Van Schaack Family is thankful for a wonderful 2012. This year we had a few health issues, but we came out on top! Hello Hollywood!!! One of the top events of the year came when Grumman’s Chinese Theatre invited Jim to exhibit his Historic Hollywood series of drawings in the theatre’s gallery in Hollywood,… Read more »

Van Schaack Christmas Letter 2011

Joyce Van Schaack December 24, 2011 189 No Comments

Christmas & New Years Wishes

A well attended event in October was enjoyed by many relatives as they rallied in Southern California. The Anderson clan had a wonderful time renewing memories for the elders and fun times for youngsters (under 50). Joyce enjoyed sisters Lorene (Ind.) and LaVern (Burbank). Also visiting with Joyce and Jim in 2011 were family members… Read more »

Van Schaack Christmas Letter 2010

Joyce Van Schaack December 25, 2010 191 No Comments

Christmas Snow Scene

It’s time again to share our wonderful 2010 with family and friends: Jim and Joyce continued their yearly travel to Indiana and Orlando in June, Pennsylvania and Washington D.C. in July, and then returned to D.C. in September with great Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation events. They continue their love of genealogy by enjoying the Kutztown… Read more »