Person:Arnoldus Ultee (21)

Dr. Arnoldus Johannes Ultee
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Name[1][2] Dr. Arnoldus Johannes Ultee
Alt Name[1] Dr. John Ultee
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 2 Nov 1921 Jember, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
Emigration[1] 1954 Waynesboro, Virginia, United States
Occupation[1] 1954 Waynesboro, Virginia, United StatesResearch associate, DuPont Company at Benger Lab
Education[1] Utrecht, Utrecht, NetherlandsUniversiteit,
Death[1][2][3] 28 Jan 2009 Fishersville, Augusta, Virginia, United States
Burial[1][2] Waynesboro, Virginia, United StatesRiverview Cemetary
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    Arnoldus Johannes "John" Ultee
    (November 2, 1921 - January 28, 2009)
    Waynesboro, Virginia
    Dr. A John Ultee

    Arnoldus Johannes Ultee, 87, of 816 Gwynne Ave., Waynesboro, died in his sleep at 1:15 AM on Jan. 28,2009 at the Shenandoah Nursing Home in Fishersville. He was born November 2, 1921 in Djember, Java in the former Dutch East Indies of Dutch parents, the late Dr. A J Ultee and Daisy F. C. M. Corporaal of the Netherlands. He was preceded in death by his sister, Dr. Judith Ultee/Valcke of Alumunecar, Spain on Feb. 12, 2007. While in Camden, S.C he was preceded in death by his second wife, Virginia Kennedy Ultee on Dec. 14, 1978. In 1979, DuPont transferred him back to Benger Lab in Waynesboro. In 1982, he met and married Mary Deffenbaugh Ultee who survives him. After 11 years at Utrecht University, Ultee earned cum laude degrees with a doctoral in chemistry and master degrees in plant physiology and math. He worked for three years in wool chemistry and then, in 1954, emigrated to the United States to work for the DuPont Company at Benger Lab in Waynesboro. He ended his career there as a research associate in 1990 after nearly 37 years. While at DuPont, he was involved in the early development of "Lycra"as well as working on other fibers there and in Camden, SC. He was the author of some twenty publications and had his name on six U.S. patents. After retiring, he became active in growing.currants and gooseberries with his stepson John Trainum. He also started a seven-year study of Farsi as a senior scholar at the University of Virgina in order to read the medieval literature of Persia. He belonged to many Societies in relation to philatelic study groups, as well as mycological interests, being an avid mushroom collector. He co-authored with Dr. Albert Casceiro, a topical catalog of mushroom stamps in the late 1990's. He is survived by five children and six grandchildren; Dr. Maarten Ultee and son Nick of Tuscaloosa, AL; Dr. Michiel Ultee with wife Dr. Pat Dedert and two sons Jeffrey and Tim of Hillsborough, NJ; Dr. R. Frank Ultee with wife Bea and daughter Elizabeth of Plattsburgh, NY; Drs. Hans Coops of Utrecht, Netherlands; and Irene Ultee and husband Dr. Mark McClenahan, and sons Alex and Jonathan of Fredericksburg. Also surviving are five stepchildren. Dr. and Mrs. Richard Anthes of Boulder, CO; Mr. and Mrs.Gary Anthes of Arlington; Mr. John Trainum and Mr. and Mrs. Clay Trainum of Waynesboro; and Mr and Mrs. David Pepin of Fairfax. There will be a private burial in Riverview Cemetery and a memorial service at a later date to be announced. McDow Funeral Home is handling the burial. Memorial contributions may be made to the Music Program, First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 877, Waynesboro, VA 22980, or Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Hwy., Ste. 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911.

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    Arnoldus J Ultee
    Geboorte: 2 nov 1921
    Overlijden: 28 jan 2009
    Laatst bekende woonplaats: Waynesboro, Virginia 22980, USA
    SSN staat van uitgifte: Virginia