Frieda Froukje Bovenberg

February 20, 1931April 8, 2018

Frieda Froukje Bovenberg died peacefully in her home Sunday April 8, 2018. She was loved by all and at the time of her passing was surrounded by family and friends. Frieda enjoyed a very wonderful blessed life and lived life to its fullest. Her tough five-year battle with cancer did not keep her from always being loving, caring and giving. She lived to the age of 87. Frieda was a Santa Clara Valley resident for 60 years. She lived with her husband for 35 years and raised two children. For over 25 years she worked at National semiconductor and was one of the original employees that helped organize one of the founding electronic Silicon Valley companies. The highlight of her career was working for the ALIC division in failure analysis After Frieda's husband Pieter passed she took on ballroom dancing. As a ballroom dance competitor, she excelled and quickly won numerous competitions and received many awards over a 20-year span. She loved dancing and always found ways to give back to the passion that she loved, she danced up until the last year before she passed. Frieda loved her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter Molly Klupfell (Michael Klupfell) from Port Townsend, Washington: Peter Bovenberg (Tamara McMackin) from Campbell, California: grandchildren Courtney Bovenberg and Parker Bovenberg. Memorial service will be held at Lima Family Santa Clara Mortuary Saturday April 14, 2018 at 1 p.m. address 466 North Winchester Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95050


  • Memorial Service Saturday, April 14, 2018

Frieda Froukje Bovenberg

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