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Our Obituaries

Lambertus Strengholt III

June 20, 1922 - May 1, 2021

Lambertus M. Strengholt, III, age 98, of Holland, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Cape Coral, Florida. Bert was born on June 20, 1922 in Vlagtwedde, The Netherlands, to Lambertus and Sophia Strengholt. He married Linda Lou Hamelink in 1957 and was by her side for 58 years. Bert was a devoted family man who loved his children; he and Linda never fought. They also valued their church...
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Mathilda Hoekstra

January 21, 1926 - April 28, 2021

Mathilda Hoekstra, age 95, of Holland passed away peacefully on April 28, 2021. Mathilda was born on January 21, 1926 in Germany to Henry and Angela Turbanisch. She grew up in Germany, where she met Glen Hoekstra who was serving overseas in the US Army. In 1955 Mathilda came to the United States and married Glen. Mathilda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who...
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Richard Kornoelje

June 25, 1945 - April 28, 2021

Richard Kornoelje, age 75, of Holland, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Freedom Village. "God, grant that I may live to fish, until my dying day. And when it comes to my last cast, I then most humbly pray, when in the Lord's safe landing net, I'm peacefully asleep, that in His mercy I be judged as big enough to keep" – Fisherman's Prayer. Richard was a loving husband, father,...
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William "Bill" Porter

August 18, 1933 - April 26, 2021

William Porter, age 87, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 26, 2021 in his home. William "Bill" served his country in the Army in Germany during the Korean conflict as an ambulance driver. William was kind, compassionate, witty, and very loyal. The love of his life, Joyce, will miss him dearly. His children and grandchildren had tremendous respect for his knowledge, and he was good to...
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Laurel G. Pearson

February 10, 1944 - April 16, 2021

Laurel Pearson, age 77, of Holland (formerly of Dayton, OH), went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, April 16, 2021. He was a true servant of God and was a loyal husband, father, grandfather and friend. To view the graveside service of Laurel Pearson, please visit:
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Inez Kuipers

February 17, 1933 - April 15, 2021

Inez Kuipers age 88, of Holland, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Born in Muskegon, she was the daughter of Loyd and Mary (Cayten) Hopper, Sr. and was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert Kuipers, and a grandson, Justin Kuipers. Inez was a member of Central Avenue Christian Reformed and in her early career, worked in Muskegon for Viking Foods...
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Nancy Mae Schut

August 9, 1944 - April 14, 2021

Nancy Mae Schut, age 76, of Holland, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at her home with family by her side. Nancy was a strong and joyful woman, a wonderful mother, and a loving Mima. She courageously survived three battles with cancer before her fourth final fight. She attended Calvin University where she earned a BA in Arts and a Master's Degree in Arts and Teaching. She dedicated...
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Thomas E. Cummings

June 6, 1938 - April 13, 2021

Thomas E. Cummings, 82, of Northridge, CA and Holland, MI passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at his home at The Village of Northridge surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Jayne (Hoffs) Cummings with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. To view the graveside service of Thomas Cummings, visit:
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Henry Voetberg

January 20, 1928 - April 10, 2021

Henry Voetberg, age 93, passed away on April 10, 2021, at home surrounded by his family, and went to be with his Lord & Savior. Henry was born on January 20, 1928, in Tubbergen, Netherlands, and immigrated with his family to Drenthe, Michigan, in 1950. He served in both the Netherlands Army and the US Army. He was employed at DeLeeuw Lumber for 50+ years. Henry & Grada were members of Pine...
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Myra J. Zwiep

May 24, 1928 - April 7, 2021

Myra Jane Zwiep passed away peacefully at her residence in Freedom Village April 7 into the loving arms of Jesus. She was 92 years old. Her strong Christian faith was evident throughout her life and was passed down through three generations of her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who was always available for her family. She also was on the Resthaven...
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Alma Lou Gunneman

August 14, 1933 - April 7, 2021

Alma Lou (Dykema) Gunneman, age 87, passed away and entered into heaven on April 7, 2021 after a courageous battle with skin cancer. Alma was born in 1933, the tenth child of Peter and Jennie Dykema. Alma lived her younger years in Hudsonville where she attended Hudsonville Christian School. Then to Holland where she attended Holland Christian through 11th grade. One day while walking to a...
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Marcia Ann Kempers

August 24, 1928 - April 6, 2021

Marcia Ann (Den Herder) Kempers, age 92, went to be with her Lord on April 6, 2021 at Charter House, Rochester, Minnesota. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on August 24, 1928, to Harmon and Della (Hospers) Den Herder, she grew up in Zeeland, Michigan and graduated from Zeeland High School. She attended Hope College where she was a member of the Sorosis Society and later transferred to...
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Robert Amaya

April 13, 1968 - April 6, 2021

Robert Amaya, 52, of Holland, passed away on April 6, 2021, in Holland Hospital. Robert was born April 13, 1968, in Muskegon, to Jose and Blanca (Marinez) Amaya. Robert graduated from Muskegon Catholic High School and later started his 30 plus year career at Donnelly-Magna in 1987. He married Paulene Keuvelaar in 1993, and they raised their three children in Holland. They are members of...
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Eunice Voetberg

August 17, 1928 - April 3, 2021

Eunice Voetberg age 92, of Holland, died Saturday, April 3, 2021 at an area care center. Livestream video link for the service She was preceded in death by her husband, John in 2001. Eunice emigrated to the United States in 1952 and was currently a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her loving children...
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Kenneth "Bud" Hulst

August 27, 1926 - April 1, 2021

Kenneth (Bud) Hulst, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at the age of 94. To view the livestream video of the service, please visit, Bud was born on August 27, 1926, served in the Navy's Pacific Theater in WWII, and returned to Holland where he had a long and successful career as a carpenter. He was an...
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Khammanh Inthisane

December 15, 1939 - March 30, 2021

Kammanh Inthisane, age 81 of Hamilton, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Visitation will be 5-8 pm Friday, April 9, 2021 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 East 16th Street, Holland. The funeral service will be 1 pm Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Hamilton Christian Reformed Church, 3596 47th Street, Hamilton.
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Elaine Dorn

November 12, 1938 - March 30, 2021

Elaine Dorn, age 82, passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 peacefully in her home. Elaine was a loving mother and grandmother who had a strong faith in God. She was very patient and persevering who was always there for everyone. She dearly loved her grandchildren and led them to the Lord. She enjoyed travel, puzzles, and knitting in her free time but loved her family most of all. She is...
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Shirley A. Ter Horst

March 11, 1930 - March 29, 2021

Shirley A. Ter Horst age 91, of Holland, was welcomed into the loving arms of Jesus on March 29, 2021. To know her was to love her. With a mischievous smile and twinkle in her eye, Shirley loved fiercely and embodied what it meant to live life to the fullest with Christ by her side. At 91 her mind was just as smart and sharp as it was in her early 20's. Her legacy lives on in the hearts of...
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Enzo Gregory Belleville

March 27, 2021 - March 27, 2021

Enzo Gregory Belleville, 20-week premature son of Maurice and Nicole Belleville, died Saturday, March 27, 2021. He weighed 4.3 oz. I love you with all my heart and soul, all the way to Jesus, always and forever no matter what! Always, always. Love Mama. Enzo was a blessing to all he touched. He provided so much love, joy, and compassion. May his light shine down upon us from the...
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Bryan David McGee

June 5, 1991 - March 24, 2021

Bryan David McGee, age 29, of Cadillac, MI entered his heavenly home on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 due to complications related to his congenital heart condition. When Bryan was born, his doctors did not expect him to survive, so his life was truly a gift from God and his family is incredibly grateful for the 29 years they were blessed to have with him. He brought tremendous pride and joy to...
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Eugene Panasuk

December 17, 1938 - March 22, 2021

Eugene Panasuk, age 82, passed away on March 22, 2021 in his home after a battle with cancer. Eugene grew up in Lackawanna, NY and moved to Michigan early in life to build on his foundry career by selling to and serving in the industry throughout North America. Eugene is survived by wife, Susan Fielder-Panasuk of Holland, MI; daughter, Judith Deborah Laudermilch of Waterford, MI; grandson,...
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Luis Ochoa III

October 21, 1986 - March 21, 2021

Luis Ochoa III, age 34 of Fennville, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021. A visitation for the family will be held Wednesday.
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Mackenzie Jayne Reeves

October 18, 1996 - March 18, 2021

To view the funeral service of Mackenzie Jayne Reeves, please visit: Mackenzie Jayne Reeves, age 24, died unexpectedly on March 18, 2021 and is now with her Heavenly Father. Mackenzie was an adored daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece, cousin, and friend. She was a graduate of Holland High School where she enjoyed drama and...
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Scott J Witteveen

November 13, 1956 - March 18, 2021

Scott J Witteveen, 64, entered into his eternal home and into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Scott was a man who loved Jesus, his church, and his family and he served others above himself. He will be treasured and dearly missed by his beloved wife of 42 years, Deb; Precious Children and Grandchildren: Katie and Kevin Rynbrandt (Andrew,...
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Donna Rae Skiles

March 5, 1944 - March 17, 2021

To view the Graveside Service of Donna Skiles, please visit: Donna Rae Skiles, age 77, of Holland, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Holland Hospital. Donna owned and operated Skiles Tavern in Holland and was a former President of the VFW Women's Auxiliary. Donna was preceded in death by her husband, David Skiles in...
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Jennifer Ruth Hampton

November 22, 1972 - March 14, 2021

On Sunday, March 14, 2021, Jennifer Ruth Hampton was killed in a car accident in Holland, MI. Born to Charles and Barbara (Settergren) Hampton on November 22, 1972 in Wooster, Ohio, she was educated in the Wooster Public Schools. She received her B.A. in Physics with honors from Oberlin College, her MPhil in Physics from University of Cambridge in England on a Churchill Fellowship. She earned...
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Tena Glupker

October 6, 1926 - March 13, 2021

On March 13, 2021, Tena Glupker went Home to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Her parents were Siert and Anna (Sietsema) Venhuizen. She was born in Grand Rapids, MI, on October 6, 1926. She also lived in Allendale and Holland, went to school in Coopersville and graduated from Holland Christian. Tena married Howard Glupker on November 1, 1946. They had four children: Jim (Marti)...
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David Alan Treffers

July 20, 1963 - March 12, 2021

David Alan Treffers, age 57, passed away peacefully, with his wife of 39 years by his side, in their home on Friday, March 12, 2021. "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness." David was a man of faith who loved his family. He may have been rough on the exterior but was known and loved by many for...
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Paul E. Barman

June 12, 1928 - March 10, 2021

Paul E. Barman, 92, of Holland, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Paul was born June 12, 1928, in Holland to Albert and Margaret Barman. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Ruth Hoffman in 1951 and they raised their children in Holland. Paul worked and drove for Brewer's for over 35 years before his retirement. He was a lifelong attendee of...
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Marian Ruth Scholten

October 22, 1929 - March 9, 2021

Marian Ruth Scholten, a child of God, entered into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at the age of 91. Marian was a member of Graafschap Christian Reformed Church and former member of the Christian School Circle and Ladies Aid Society. She and her husband, Harvey, owned and operated the Rivulet Hurst Diary and Restaurant. Marian was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey; and...
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Jesse Gonzales

March 8, 2021

Jesse E. Gonzales, age 50, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 8, 2021. Jesse served as a nurse at Resthaven for over 20 years and recently served at Ely Manor in Allegan. He had a genuine love for the elderly community and devoted his time and attention to them. He loved music, playing piano, and enjoyed taking a yearly trip to Mackinaw Island. He was loved by his family and he was...
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Milton P. Steketee

July 14, 1925 - March 8, 2021

Milton P. Steketee age 95, of Holland, died Monday, March 8, 2021 at an area care center. He was a member of Graafschap Christian Reformed Church and a veteran of the Navy during WWII where he served on an aircraft carrier as an electrician. Most of his career was with Conrad, Inc and Thermotron as an engineer. After retirement he enjoyed spending time at the family cottage, golfing and...
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Anthony Crump

January 26, 1994 - March 7, 2021

Anthony Carter Crump, Age 27, was unexpectedly taken from us on March 7th, 2021. Anthony was a known comedian and prankster. He always made everyone laugh when he entered the room. His smile and goofiness were contagious and he always knew how to cheer someone up. Anthony loved his sons and family very much. They were very important to him and loved spending time with them. He always gave the...
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Steward "Stu" Van Dyke

April 13, 1941 - March 7, 2021

Steward "Stu" D. VanDyke, age 79, of Hamilton, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, March 7, 2021 after a lengthy battle with dementia. Stu was a lifelong resident of Hamilton, and a lifelong member of Hamilton Reformed Church. He spent many years as a respected upholsterer, working for Auto Top and Studio 2. He had a great sense of humor, a deep love for his family, and his Lord...
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Gordon A. Walters

May 18, 1941 - March 4, 2021

Gordon A. Walters, age 79, of Holland, passed peacefully into the arms of his Savior on Thursday, March 4, 2021. Gord was a member of Calvary Christian Reformed Church and owned Tulip City Asphalt Paving. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who loved the Lord. Gord was preceded in death by his sister, Lois Holtgeerts-Broekhuis. Gord is survived by his: Wife of 59 years,...
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Joyce L. Dalman

July 29, 1929 - March 2, 2021

Joyce L. Dalman, age 91, of Holland, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Resthaven Care Center. Joyce was a member of Central Wesleyan Church and loved to read and do puzzles. She was a stay at home mom for many years, in addition to working at Evergreen Commons, being the president of the Parent Teacher Association for 7 years, and working at the coffee shop her husband owned. Joyce was...
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Melody Freckman

June 21, 1953 - February 27, 2021

Melody Freckman, 67, died on February 27, 2021 from complications of Multiple Myeloma. She is survived by her husband and best friend, Bill Freckman, of 45 years. Together they raised 3 children, Eric, Melissa, and Brian, in the beautiful city of Holland, Ml. It was their joy and privilege during those years to serve in various capacities at Immanuel Church. Melody was born to Reverend...
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Gerald "Jerry" Braun

April 19, 1939 - February 27, 2021

Gerald "Jerry" Braun age 81, of Olive Township, completed his tasks here on earth and entered glory on Saturday, February 27, 2021. Jerry was a man who loved family, friends, and farming. He was an active member of North Blendon Christian Reformed Church and retired from Herman Miller following 22 years of employment. He was preceded in death by 2 sons, Randy and Jerry, Jr., a sister,...
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James E. Wolbert

June 22, 1952 - February 26, 2021

James E. Wolbert, age 68, of Zeeland, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021 at his home. James was a proud veteran of the US Army and a lifetime member of the American Legion, Post #6. He was also a member of Borculo Christian Reformed Church. James was preceded in death by his wife, LuAnn, in 2016 and his parents, Jay (2020) and Anna (1994) Wolbert. James is survived by his brothers,...
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Rudy Broekhuis

July 10, 1953 - February 24, 2021

To view the Livestream of Rudy's funeral service please go to Rudy Broekhuis, age 67, of Fennville, unexpectedly passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Holland Hospital. Rudy was a member of Christ Memorial Church and former member of Park Christian Reformed Church. He worked at Herman-Miller for 19 years in...
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Bernard D. Kool

May 8, 1927 - February 21, 2021

Bernard Kool, 93, of Grand Haven, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Bernard served in the US Army during WWII and was a longtime member of Robinson Baptist Church. He worked in construction for many years and loved spending his time fishing. He is preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Janet (Vanden Beldt) Kool; and his daughter, Beth Jones. Bernard is survived by his...
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Helen Jean Smith

December 4, 1922 - February 19, 2021

Helen Jean Smith, age 98, of Holland, passed away Friday, February 19, 2021 at her home. Helen Jean was a member of Christ Memorial Church and a WWII veteran of the US Navy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob William Smith; son, Scott Smith, both in 2015; and her four siblings. Helen Jean is survived by her daughter, Cheri Smith of Holland; daughter-in-law, Sara Smith of...
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Edwina "Winnie" Welton

January 12, 1923 - February 11, 2021

Edwina (Winnie) Welton, age 98, died peacefully on February 11, 2021 after family and friends were able to visit with her to share memories of a life well-lived. She is survived by two children, a daughter-in-law, five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Jack Welton, her son, Roy Welton, and her great grandchild, Alex Torres. ...
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Randall W Dykstra

April 11, 1949 - February 10, 2021

Randall Dykstra Funeral Service Video Link: Randall W. Dykstra, age 71, of Hamilton unexpectedly passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Randy was a member of Ganges United Methodist Church and, prior to retirement, had worked at GE, ALTL, and Perrigo. In his spare time, Randy enjoyed riding...
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Leonzo R. Villa

October 2, 1965 - February 10, 2021

Leonzo R. Villa, age 55 of Holland passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. He worked at Formed Solutions in Holland, where he was known for his silliness and the way he joked around with his coworkers and friends. Leonzo was a loving husband, father, son and brother who will be deeply missed by all those who survive, including: his wife, Hilda Villa; children: Anthony Villa and...
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Gary Hogle

February 12, 1960 - February 9, 2021

Gary Hogle, 60, of Grand Rapids, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Gary was born in Florida on February 12, 1960. Gary graduated from high school and did some college training. He was currently working at J. Bos Vending. Gary's girlfriend is Beth Ann Pifer and they live in Comstock Park. Gary enjoyed using and collecting firearms and was a strong proponent of the Second...
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Terry D. Stewart

April 17, 1966 - February 2, 2021

Terry Stewart age 54, of Holland, died unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. He worked for Consumers Power Company for 27 years covering most of the stations in West Michigan. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish. He had a passion for flying, earning his multi engine rating and instructor's license. He taught flying at Muskegon Community College for a few...
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Alan E. VanOpstall

July 22, 1952 - February 1, 2021

Alan Earl VanOpstall, age 68, beloved husband and father, passed away after a brief battle with cancer. Al worked as the city assessor and the director of economic development for the city of Wyoming before opening Vansco Appraisal Co. as a residential appraiser, which he ran for approximately 30 years. Al spent his life seeking to do what was right and honest in the eyes of God for his family...
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Marvin J. Jalving

November 16, 1924 - February 1, 2021

Marvin J. Jalving, 96, of Holland, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021. Marvin was born November 16, 1924, in Holland, to Clarence and Elsie (Van Dyken) Jalving. He graduated from Holland High School in 1943. Marvin joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943. He was a ball turret gunner on a B17 bomber for 23 missions from England over occupied territory. Marv went to College of Advanced...
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Todd J. Carriere

October 23, 1978 - February 1, 2021

Todd James Carriere age 42, of Otsego, died unexpectedly on Monday, February 1, 2021. He was born in Flint in 1978 and grew up in Davison, MI. He attended the Davison Community Schools and the Knopf Learning Center in Flint. He has lived in Otsego for the past two and a half years and lived in Holland for 10 years. Todd loved tie dyed shirts, Star Wars, camping, swimming, walking,...
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Henry "Hank" Walker

February 24, 1937 - January 30, 2021

Henry D. Walker 83, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021 in Grand Haven, Michigan. Henry is survived by children: Jeff (Dana) Walker, Reta Walker; 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A private family burial was held at Restlawn Cemetery in Holland.
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W. Wayne Leys

January 12, 1944 - January 30, 2021

Reverend W. Wayne Leys, age 77, of Zeeland was welcomed into his Heavenly Home on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Pastor Wayne loved the Lord and he loved the church of Jesus. He served as pastor of CRC churches in: Colorado Springs, CO, Elmhurst, IL, Atlanta, GA, Littleton, CO, and Lockport, IL. Wayne served on the Board of Trustees of the CRCNA for six years, three of those as president. He was...
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Mary E. Martin

January 21, 1922 - January 29, 2021

Mary Evelyn Poynter Martin passed away peacefully on January 29, 2021. She was 99 years old, a milestone she reached only eight days earlier. While weakened with age in her last months, she was alert and recognizing her family until nearly the very end. We will all miss her bright, loving and ornery self. She was born Mary Evelyn Poynter in Fortescue, Missouri, a small town on the Missouri...
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Cathy L. Arens

January 6, 1950 - January 28, 2021

Cathy L. Arens, age 71, of Holland, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021 in Sebring, Florida. Cathy was a member of Maranatha Christian Reformed Church and worked as a beautician in Holland for over 40 years. She graduated from Hamilton High School in 1968 and liked to golf, travel, sing and dance. Cathy was preceded in death by her father, Archie Jordan; step-father, Leon Rithamel;...
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Shane Russell

February 12, 1974 - January 24, 2021

Shane Russell, age 46 of Zeeland, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021 after a short struggle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Lecia; his daughters: Brianna and her fiancé Jake Pledger, and Jordyn; his mother Penny (Bill) Mears; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Dianna (Jerry) Rodanhisler, Paul (Laura) Commons, Philip (Linda) Commons, Carl (Michelle) Commons, and nieces,...
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Marcia J. Greving

May 23, 1936 - January 24, 2021

Marcia Jean Greving (Koning), age 84 of Holland MI, passed away from natural causes and went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 24, 2021. She and Melvin, her husband of 56 years, enjoyed family vacations, bowling, hot fudge sundaes, playing cards, and winters at Nettles Island in Florida in the company of many friends. She loved her job at Family Fare in Holland serving as the Health...
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Brandon Lee Boerigter

January 3, 1973 - January 22, 2021

Brandon Boerigter, 48, of Hamilton, passed away suddenly on Friday, January 22, 2021. Brandon was born January 3, 1973, in Holland, Michigan, to Gene and Sally (Haakma) Boerigter. He graduated from Hamilton High School and Grand Valley State University. Brandon started working at Prince Corporation and was currently working for Yanfeng. Brandon and his family are very grateful for all his...
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Alberta "Babe" Veltman

March 10, 1930 - January 18, 2021

Alberta "Babe" Veltman, age 90 of Holland, entered into her heavenly home on Monday, January 18, 2021. Alberta was born in Grand Rapids on March 10, 1930, to Albert and Ada Vander Wall. As the youngest of nine children, she was given her lifelong nickname, Babe, by her siblings at an early age. Babe graduated from Calvin College with a nursing degree and began working at Butterworth Hospital...
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Karen F. Smeltzer

May 26, 1938 - January 16, 2021

Karen F. Smeltzer age 82, of Holland, met her Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 16, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen "Fred" in 2018. Karen attended Central Wesleyan Church and worked a nurse for local hospitals and private practice offices. She was an avid reader and loved to knit and crochet. Karen is survived by her children, Scott Smeltzer of Fremont, Jeffrey...
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Patricia Veen

November 5, 1950 - January 15, 2021

Patricia Veen, 70, of Hamilton, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021. Pat was born November 5, 1950, in Holland, to Alfred and Hazel (Schrotenboer) Langejans. She graduated from Holland Christian High School and married David Lee Veen in 1972. Pat enjoyed working for Broekhuis Growers, where she worked for 20 plus years before her retirement. She was preceded in death by her parents,...
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Domonique M. Anaya

September 4, 1998 - January 10, 2021

Domonique Marie Anaya age 22, of Holland, died Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was born in Holland and graduated from Holland High School. She went on to earn a degree in Graphic Media Management from Ferris State University and was currently employed by WestRock as a Graphics Designer. She had a huge heart and was happiest when she was surrounded by family. Domonique was preceded in death...
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Carol Lynn Lange

November 30, 1950 - January 6, 2021

Carol Lynn Lange, age 70, of Holland, passed away peacefully from natural causes on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Carol was born in Holland on November 30, 1950 to John and Dorothy Timmer. After graduating from Holland High School, Carol worked in customer service at: Kmart, Big Lots, Hobby Lobby and JCI. Carol enjoyed bowling, horseback riding, boating and fishing. She also loved crafting...
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Beverly Schlaack

August 30, 1934 - January 5, 2021

Beverly Schlaack, age 86 of Holland, formerly of South Haven, passed away Tuesday, January 05, 2021 at her home. Beverly was a member of First Reformed Church in Holland and was preceded in death by her husbands, Jack C. French and Robert L. Schlaack; grandson, Jesse Knotts; and great granddaughter, Mackenzie Mohney. Beverly is survived by her son, Dale (Pam) French of Mattawan; daughters,...
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Ronald "Ronnie" Grego

April 5, 1977 - January 1, 2021

Ronald L. Grego Jr., age 43 of Holland, was welcomed into his heavenly home on January 1, 2021. Ronnie was born in Oak Park, Illinois on April 5, 1977 to Ronald and Chris Grego. Growing up Ronnie was a talented athlete and had accepted a scholarship to play Division 1 football at Northwestern University. However, Ronnie's life was forever changed after contracting encephalitis in 1995. ...
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Leon Scholten

January 27, 1920 - December 24, 2020

To view the Funeral Service of Leon Scholten, please visit Leon Scholten, age 100, of Holland, passed away on December 24, 2020 at Resthaven Maple Woods Cottage with family by his side. Leon proudly served in the US Army during World War II. He was a lifelong member of Graafschap CRC and loved the Lord with all his heart. Leon...
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Margery "Peggy" Fitzgerald

September 15, 1920 - December 23, 2020

Margery "Peggy" Fitzgerald passed away on December 23, 2020 at the Inn of Freedom Village in Holland, Michigan. Born September 15, 1920, Peggy was a lifetime Holland resident. She spent her youth on 12th Street developing friendships that lasted nearly a century. When her parents purchased the land on Ottawa Beach Road from Hope College, Peggy moved to Bramblewood, a place she would call...
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Leonard J. Van Bragt

March 10, 1936 - December 22, 2020

Leonard Van Bragt, age 84, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at an area care center. Leonard Jacob Van Bragt was baptized for the remission of his sins in 1971 and worshipped with Holland Church of Christ and later with Lakeshore Church of Christ. As a young man he played Santa w/o the suit to the children he knew. He liked to make goulash and Hungarian Sauerkraut and would not share...
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Janet Clements

March 27, 1933 - December 21, 2020

Janet M. Clements, age 87, of Hamilton, went to her Heavenly Home on Monday, December 21, 2020. Janet was born March 27, 1933 in Monticello, Kentucky to Ramie and Eva Cross. She graduated from Wayne County High School and Lindsey Wilson College. She and her husband Kenneth Dishman moved to Hamilton in 1956. She was employed by the Holland Evening Sentinel for 20 years. Moved to North...
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Constance Howe Stanulis

June 6, 1930 - December 20, 2020

Constance Howe Stanulis (née Langan), our darling, feisty mom passed away after complications from a fall on December 20, 2020. She was born June 6, 1930 in Boston to Thelma and James Langan, younger sister to Jackie, and had fond memories of visiting the family home in Maine and looking for starfishes as a young girl. She particularly loved her Uncle Gauga, a physical therapist who helped...
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Marlyn June Kane

November 22, 1926 - December 19, 2020

Marlyn June Kane, age 94, was born on November 22, 1926 to Oscar and Margaret Ming. She passed away on December 19, 2020 at home with family by her side. Marlyn lived in Holland all her life and attended Holland High School. During that time in school, she developed an interest in secretarial work and business, this continued throughout her adult life. After raising her family, she started a...
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Hazel A. Boeve

April 12, 1935 - December 18, 2020

Hazel Ann Boeve went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Rest Haven Care Center in Holland. She will spend this Christmas in heaven with her husband Wayne who preceded her in death just six months ago. Hazel was born on April 12, 1935 to John and Susan (Gruppen) DeRoo in Zeeland, MI. After her graduation from Zeeland High School, Hazel married her true love, Wayne...
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J. Daniel Marslender

December 11, 1942 - December 16, 2020

James Daniel Marslender of Holland, MI passed away on December 16, 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. Dan was born on December 11, 1942 to Ralph Gay and Virginia Louise Marslender in Omar, WV. Dan graduated from Logan High School in 1961 before joining the United States Air Force. After serving his country, Dan went on to Marshall University to earn his degree in Business. He spent his...
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Leanne Herrema

January 20, 1954 - December 14, 2020

Leanne Joy Herrema, age 66, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2020. Leanne was born in Ferrysburg, Michigan to Gerald and Marian Rosema. She graduated High School from West Michigan Christian and received her undergraduate degree from Calvin College. During her college years, she loved working at Camp Roger and passed that tradition to her children who also spent many summers there. ...
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Simona R. Escobar

January 5, 1929 - December 10, 2020

Simona R. Escobar, age 91, of Holland, was welcomed into her heavenly home on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Simona was born on January 5, 1929 in Cotulla, Texas. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. Her family was a priority and she was always there when needed. In order to provide for her family she worked until retirement at Old Dutch Garden....
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Jay Wolbert

January 31, 1928 - December 10, 2020

Jay Wolbert, age 92, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020. He is survived by his children: Jim Wolbert, Tricia and Mike Alexander, Randy and Pat Wolbert, and Bill and Tammy Wolbert; 5 grandchildren: Steven Alexander, Seth Wolbert, Sam Wolbert, Valarie Wolbert, and Jennifer Wolbert, and his sister Marcia Wolbert. Jay was preceded in death by his wife Anna in 1994 and his daughter-in-law...
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Gordon Klouw

October 23, 1929 - December 8, 2020

Gordon Klouw, 91, passed from this life and went into eternity with his Savior on December 8, 2020. He was raised in Grand Haven. Graduated from Calvin College and Seminary and did postgraduate studies at U of M. Following his military commitment with the United States Coast Guard during the Korean War, he served three churches as an ordained pastor, one in Holland and two in Southern...
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Yan Hing Chau

April 5, 1952 - December 7, 2020

Yan Hing Chau, age 68, of Holland, passed away Monday, December 7, 2020 at his home. Yan is survived by his: Wife Ching Chau Children Samnang Vong and Soknimol Soeun Chhoeung Mason and Maccius Mason Ngan Chau and Kimhak Oeng Hing Schierbeek and Andrew Schierbeek Hoeung Chau Kinh Chau and Kheang Tea Chhoeungsuoy Chau Services are planned for 11:00am-2:30pm on Friday, December...
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Gertrude J. Brink

August 16, 1928 - December 5, 2020

Gertrude Brink age 92, of Holland, died Saturday, December 5, 2020 at an area care center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Laurence in 2000 and sons, Brad in 2007 and Matthew in 1975, a granddaughter Allison Brink, and son-in-law James Lutzke in 1999. Gertrude was a member of East Saugatuck Christian Reformed Church where she was active in many areas of congregational life. In...
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Dixon M. Raymond

March 19, 1926 - December 4, 2020

Son, brother, husband, father and GP to his two grandsons, Dixon "Dick" Raymond died at age 94 on December 4, 2020 in the Inn at Freedom Village. Born in Buffalo, NY, he grew up on a farm near Springville, NY. Weary of taking care of the chickens he joined the Canadian Army's Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa at age 15 and spent more than four years in His Majesty's service. The regiment landed on...
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Renee R. Reed

July 31, 1954 - December 4, 2020

Renee Reed, age 66, of Holland and formerly of Belding, passed away Friday, December 4, 2020 at her home. Renee graduated from Lowell High School and Montcalm Community College and worked as a Veterinary Assistant at Belding Veterinary Hospital. She was creative, artistic, and a Master Gardener; she also volunteered her time and talents with the Belding Area EMS, Belding Historical Society and...
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A. Donald Postma

July 12, 1929 - November 29, 2020

A. Donald Postma, age 91, passed away November 29, 2020. He was born on July 12, 1929 in Holland, Michigan to Andrew and Ruth Postma, graduated from Holland High School and went on to get both his Bachelors and Master's Degrees from the University of Michigan. While at University of Michigan he was captain of the university rifle team. During that period, he earned more than 80 medals and...
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Burton "Bud" Borr

August 17, 1929 - November 28, 2020

Burton Jay (Bud) Borr (91), entered the gates of heaven 11/28/2020. He was born 08/17/1929 to John and Lena Borr. He lived his life in Holland. He worked for the City of Holland for 40 years at the Holland Police Department. He started as a patrolman and worked his way up to Captain. He was in charge of Tulip Time traffic for many years. Bud and Eleanor enjoyed summers boating on Lake...
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Yut Tun

May 3, 1962 - November 28, 2020

Yut Tun, 58, of Holland, passed away at Holland Hospital on Saturday, November 28, 2020. Yut was born in Battambong, Cambodia, on May 3, 1962. In 1979, she fled from the Khmer Rouge with her family. Yut, her brother, and her cousin escaped to Thailand and the Kowedan Camp there. They moved later to the Mairout Camp in Thailand because they were orphans when Yut was 20. Six months later they...
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Patricia L. Spoor

June 28, 1939 - November 27, 2020

Patricia L. Spoor age 81, of Holland, died Friday, November 27, 2020. She was a member of Trinity Reformed Church. Patricia was the daughter of John and Delia Prince and is survived by her husband of 64 years, James; daughters, Brenda Spoor and Jamie and Robert Boersen; grandchildren, Zachary Boersen, and Aubrie Boersen and Louay Aldakhel; great grandchildren, Laila and Zara; sister, Verona...
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Claudia Ruiz

October 28, 1950 - November 27, 2020

Claudia Ruiz, age 70, went to be with her Lord and Savior early Friday morning, November 27, 2020 surrounded by her family. Claudia attended Resurrection Life Church of Holland and was employed as a facilitator at Herman Miller for 29 years and enjoyed retirement for the last 12 years of her life. As a wife, she brought the energy to life and always cared and loved with everything she had....
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Peter "Pete" Hartsuiker

January 6, 1938 - November 26, 2020

Peter E. "Pete" Hartsuiker, age 82 of Holland, formerly of Fennville, passed into eternal life on Thursday, November 26, 2020 from complications related to heart disease. His daughter and sister-in-law, Alyce were at his side. He was born January 6, 1938 in Douglas, Michigan to Herman and Doris Hartsuiker. He is survived by his loving daughter, Christyne "Chris" Overbeek and the Overbeek...
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Allen Bos

August 24, 1943 - November 26, 2020

Al Bos age 77, of Zeeland, entered his heavenly home on Thursday, November 26, 2020. Al was born in Holland, to Hyo and Winnifred Bos on August 24, 1943. He graduated from Holland High School and started working at Nelson Steel soon after. Al retired from Bert Reimink Plumbing and Heating following 40 years of employment. In his retirement he worked for Walters Gardens. Al married Lynn in...
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Bernard Haak

September 15, 1932 - November 25, 2020

Bernard J. Haak age 88, of Holland, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Bernie was born in Zeeland, the son of Charlie and Fannie Haak. He attended Holland Christian High School and Davenport College. He worked as an accountant for General Electric and then at GMB Architecture + Engineering. He was an active member of Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church and...
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Elizabeth A. Bennett

November 4, 1934 - November 24, 2020

Elizabeth A. Bennett age 86, of Holland, died Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Elizabeth was the daughter of James and Elzada Bennett, attended Holland Public Schools, and graduated from Grand Rapids Orthopedic High School. She was a lifelong member of Third Reformed Church. Elizabeth is survived by her brother, Jim (Maggie) Bennett of LaFollette, TN; nephews, James (Melinda) Bennett and...
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Joel Boeve

August 11, 2005 - November 23, 2020

Joel Boeve, 15, of Hamilton, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020. Joel was born in Holland, Michigan, on August 11, 2005, to Ryan and Heather (Venema) Boeve. He was the youngest of the three Boeve children. Joel was a freshman at Hamilton High School and he attended the youth group at East Saugatuck Church, and family attended Cultivate. Joel loved sports of all kinds, participating...
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Jasper Poll

October 12, 1926 - November 22, 2020

Jasper Poll, age 94, passed away at his home on Sunday, November 22, 2020. Jasper was humble and did not enjoy the spotlight. Faith, Family, and the Farm were his top three priorities. He was a patient, loving, and hardworking father, grandfather, and friend. He was a lifelong member of Hamilton Reformed Church and served his community through the Farm Bureau and in multiple roles. He was...
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Linda J. Jipping

October 4, 1939 - November 21, 2020

Linda Joyce Jipping age 81, of Holland, died Saturday, November 21, 2020 at her home following a brief illness. Linda's work history started as a secretary at General Electric and switchboard operator at Russ' Restaurant (12 years). She served as church secretary at Bethel CEC in Lansing IL, 14th Street CRC in Holland (7 years) and Fellowship Reformed Church in Holland. Linda retired from...
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Don R. Wiersma

November 21, 1942 - November 19, 2020

Don R. Wiersma age 77, of Holland, completed his life on this earth and entered into the presence of his Savior on November 19, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Margie; her children and grandchildren, Paul and Jessica Hoekstra (Noah, Ella, Meta), Jeff and Joan Van Fossan (Karsten, Kolin), Mark and April Homkes (Anna, Katelyn, Elizabeth), Andrew and Terese Hoekstra (Olivia, Carter,...
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Ronald Clausing

May 20, 1944 - November 18, 2020

Ron was called home Wednesday November 18, 2020 after a courageous battle with COVID-19. He is now alive and well, celebrating Eternal Life with Jesus and his family and friends who have gone before. Ron is survived by his wife of almost 50 years Char, his 3 daughters Carrie (Al) Block of Crivitz, Wisconsin, Jamie (Dan) Schubert of Granger, Indiana, Amanda (Mark) Ralson of Oswego, Illinois and...
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Robert "Bob" Kragt

June 26, 1943 - November 16, 2020

Robert (Bob) Kragt, age 77, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020 peacefully in his home surrounded by his family. Bob was known as a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was God fearing and a man of his own style. He was fun-loving and lived life to the fullest. He honored his country by serving in the Army for 12 years. He had many friends and had a large network of relationships....
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Jose G. Garcia

April 9, 1944 - November 14, 2020

Jose G. Garcia age 76, of Holland, died Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Holland Hospital. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gertrudes "Tula" Garcia, father, Antonio Garcia and uncle, Joe Garza. Jose retired from Bentler Bohn Hydro Aluminum following 38 years of employment and was a member of the Elks Lodge. He is survived by his sons, Jose and Brandy Garcia of Holland, Javier and...
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Phoyphet Sabandith

July 1, 1955 - November 9, 2020

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Phoyphet Sabandith, of West Olive on Monday, September 9th, at the age of 65 years. Phoyphet was predeceased by her loving husband of 48 years, Sathien Sabandith. Phoyphet was born in Laos, however, due to the Vietnam conflict, she and her family had to migrate to the United States of America during the year 1979. Phoyphet...
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George Darke

August 23, 1938 - November 9, 2020

George Joseph Darke, age 82, peacefully transitioned into the arms of his Heavenly Father on November 9, 2020. George was born to George and Irma Darke on August 23, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan. He married his soul mate, Raenella (Sue) Rushing on November 8, 1958; served his country with a 20-year career with the United States Coast Guard as a Chief Petty Officer First Class and retired a...
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Wilbur G DeVries

February 9, 1938 - November 9, 2020

Wilbur G. DeVries, age 82, of Holland, went to be with his Lord on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Holland Hospital. Wilbur and his wife, Therese, moved to Holland, MI from De Motte, IN in 2004. He was a member of Maranatha Christian Reformed Church. While in De Motte, he delivered eggs to Chicago for 25 years and then drove truck for an excavating company. He loved his church, where he was an...
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Raymond "Tony" Kiekintveld

January 2, 1929 - November 8, 2020

Raymond (Tony) Kiekintveld age 91 passed away on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020. Better known as Tony, he was born on Jan. 2, 1929 and lived in the Holland area all his life. He graduated from Holland High School in 1947. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerrit and Rena, his first wife, Hazel Ann Kroll and grandson, Kyle Kiekintveld, brothers, Jim, Don, Gord, and sister Gladys Jekel, brother-in...
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