Familie Ruud

Maria Elisabeth van Kampen
(1884-1943)

My maternal grandmother. During the blackout in World War II she walked into a canal in Amsterdam and drowned.



Johan Marinus Stuurman
(1905-1968)

My father in 1906.



Johan Marinus Stuurman
(1905-1968)

Together with his brother Johannes Josephus (1903-1948) in 1910.



Theodora Bernardina Everarda Jansen
(1911-2004)

My mother (on the left) with two of her siblings in 1914.



Johan Marinus Stuurman
(1905-1968)

My father in 1925.



Johan Marinus Stuurman and Theodorus Bernardus Everardus Stuurman
(1930) - (1934)

My brothers in 1935.



Johan Marinus Stuurman and Theodorus Bernardus Everardus Stuurman
(1930) - (1934)

Together with our maternal grandparents Jansen in 1935.



Johan Marinus Stuurman
(1930)

My brother in 1937.



Erica Stuurman
(1940)

My mother and sister in 1940.



Erica Stuurman and Rudolf Stuurman
(1940) - (1945)

My sister and I in 1945.



Rudolf Stuurman
(1945)

My mother and I in 1948.



Johan Marinus Stuurman and Christina Bentvelzen
(1930) - (1933-2016)

At their wedding in 1951.



Johan Marinus Stuurman
(1905-1968)

The members of the gymnastics club 'Sport Staalt Spieren' celebrating their 10th anniversery in 1951. My father was founder and chairman.



Johan Marinus Stuurman and Theodora Bernardina Everarda Jansen
(1905-1968) - (1911-2004)

My father and mother in Bad Ischl (AUT) in 1956.



Johan Marinus Stuurman and Theodora Bernardina Everarda Jansen
(1905-1968) - (1911-2004)

My father and mother in Bardolino (IT) in 1957.



Theodora Bernardina Everarda Jansen
(1911-2004)

Maria Anna Stuurman (1897-1989), my mother and Bertha Stuurman (1898-1982) in 1976. Both the sisters Stuurman were dedicated 'soldiers' of the Salvation Army.



Elisabeth Stuurman
(1911-1931)

She was my father's favourite sister. Her cause of death was recorded as a fall of a staircase. However the real circumstances were mysterious. My father was devastated and it led to a complete break with his family with exception of his two other sisters Maria Anna and Bertha. They acted as go-between for the different family members.



Elisabeth Stuurman and Willem Frederik Gotjé
(1911-1931) - (1908-1980)

My father always suspected that Willem Frederik Gotjé had something to do with the death of Elisabeth Stuurman.