Semmy Riekerk, The Netherlands

Semmy Riekerk was born in 1916 in Amsterdam and was raised as a Lutheran. She remembers her father as being a cosmopolitan man, who considered himself a citizen of the world. Semmy’s parents instilled in her a strong sense of responsibility for one’s actions. She married her husband Joop (Johannes Theodore) Woortman in 1938. He … Continue reading Semmy Riekerk, The Netherlands