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  • Janet F. Gesink Obituary Photo
    Janet F. Gesink, 85

    May 22, 1933 - December 12, 2018

    Janet Gesink, 85, passed away on December 12, 2018. Janet was born on May 22, 1933 to Jacob and Edith Dekker in Lansing, Illinois. She attended Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan and met Owen Gesink there. They...


  • Jason P. VanderWoude Obituary Photo
    Jason P. VanderWoude, 32 Holland, Michigan

    March 18, 1986 - December 10, 2018

    Jason VanderWoude, age 32, of Holland, unexpectedly passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 at his home. Jason was employed at Meijer, Inc. and enjoyed fantasy football, online gaming and his cat, Hobbes. Jason was...


  • Evelyn Huisman Obituary Photo
    Evelyn Huisman, 88 Holland, Michigan

    August 31, 1930 - December 9, 2018

    Evelyn Huisman, age 88, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin; daughter, Wilma Hirdes; and son, Dennis Huisman. She is survived by her children; Minerva ...


  • Brantly A. Speet Obituary Photo
    Brantly A. Speet, 28 Holland, Michigan

    June 3, 1990 - December 4, 2018

    Brantly A. Speet age 28, of Holland, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018. He was a 2009 graduate of Hamilton High School and was the manager of Fast Track Car Wash and Detailing for 10 years where he greeted everyone with...


  • Robert "Bob" Beagle Obituary Photo
    Robert "Bob" Beagle, 76 Holland, Michigan

    April 25, 1942 - December 4, 2018

    Robert "Bob" Beagle, age 76 of Holland, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Bob was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He had a strong faith in God and was active at Greene Road Church in Goshen,...


  • Warren K. Parker Obituary Photo
    Warren K. Parker, 88 Holland, Michigan

    February 15, 1930 - December 3, 2018

    Warren Kendall Parker (Pete) age 88, of Holland, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, December 3, 2018. He was born on February 15, 1930 in Dayton, Ohio. Warren is survived by his wife of 63...


  • Tang Vongphachanh Obituary Photo
    Tang Vongphachanh, 67 Zeeland, Michigan

    April 12, 1951 - November 24, 2018

    Tang Vongphachanh, 67, of Zeeland, died Saturday, November 24, 2018 at her home Services are 1:00 pm, Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th Street, Holland MI 49423. ...


  • Cornelius "Neil" Van Heest Obituary Photo
    Cornelius "Neil" Van Heest, 86 Holland, Michigan

    September 22, 1932 - November 23, 2018

    REV. CORNELIUS A. (NEIL) VAN HEEST, age 86, of Holland On Friday afternoon, November 23, Neil ran straight into the arms of his Lord. Under Hospice care at his Lakeside Vista residence, he was surrounded by the...


  • Helen Hasty Obituary Photo
    Helen Hasty, 91 Holland, Michigan

    September 1, 1927 - November 23, 2018

    Helen Hasty, age 91, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018. Helen was a hardworking and loving mom and worked for Hart & Cooley her entire career. She ended her time there as a welder. She enjoyed sewing,...


  • Jean Davis, 92 Holland, Michigan

    August 12, 1926 - November 22, 2018

    Jean Davis, age 92 of Holland, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Jean was preceded in death by her husband Millard Davis in 1981. Jean is survived by her children: Colleen and Brad Grenier of Holland,...


  • Anne Billings Obituary Photo
    Anne Billings, 83 Holland, Michigan

    May 3, 1935 - November 19, 2018

    Anne Billings, age 83, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 and is now with her Lord and Savior. Anne was a caring mother who loved her family. She moved to the Holland area about 6 years ago to be near family....


  • Samantha "Sam" Empson Obituary Photo
    Samantha "Sam" Empson, 38 West Olive, Michigan

    March 29, 1980 - November 17, 2018

    Samantha "Sam" Empson, age 38 unexpectedly passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Sam graduated from West Ottawa High School and received her Associates degree from Davenport University. She was employed by...


  • John E.N. Howard Obituary Photo
    John E.N. Howard, 99 Holland, Michigan

    July 8, 1919 - November 16, 2018

    Dr. John E.N. Howard, age 99, of Holland, Passed away Friday, November 16, 2018 at Holland Hospital. John served in the US Army during WWII and was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Robert and Hettie Howard; son...


  • Will Murphy Obituary Photo
    Will Murphy, 49 Atlanta, Georgia

    February 1, 1969 - November 15, 2018

    Will "Mac" Murphy, age 49, of Holland, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Marietta, GA. Will was born on February 1, 1969 to Annie Mae Murphy (mother) and Will McLaurin (father, deceased). Will accepted...


  • Debra Jacobs Obituary Photo
    Debra Jacobs, 58 Schaumburg, Illinois

    May 7, 1960 - November 13, 2018

    Debra Jacobs, age 58, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Debra graduated from Holland High School and earned her bachelors of Finance at Northern Michigan University. She worked for American Airlines for over...


  • Richard  Vandervelde Obituary Photo
    Richard Vandervelde, 80 Holland, Michigan

    October 31, 1938 - November 9, 2018

    Richard A. Vandervelde, age 80, died on November 9, 2018. Richard was born in Waxahachie, Texas. His parents, Ben and Fran Vandervelde, were on the faculty of Trinity University. As musicians, they fostered a...


  • Wilma G. Vannette Obituary Photo
    Wilma G. Vannette, 95 Holland, Michigan

    June 22, 1923 - November 7, 2018

    Wilma G. Vannette, age 95, of Holland, died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles in 1980. Wilma was a member of Maranatha Christian Reformed Church and former...


  • Sarah A. Schrotenboer Obituary Photo
    Sarah A. Schrotenboer, 97 Holland, Michigan

    March 11, 1921 - November 6, 2018

    Sarah (Styf) Schrotenboer, age 97, of Holland, Michigan, entered the presence of the Lord she loved on November 06, 2018. Sarah was born in Zeeland, Michigan, on March 11, 1921 to John and Jennie Styf. In 1940, she...


  • Douangsy Sombounsouk, 53 Zeeland, Michigan

    March 1, 1965 - November 5, 2018

    Douangsy Sombounsouk, age 53, of Zeeland, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2018 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 East 16th Street, Holland. The funeral...


  • Edward F. Havlik Obituary Photo
    Edward F. Havlik, 74 Holland, Michigan

    March 26, 1944 - November 3, 2018

    EDWARD F. HAVLIK, 74 Edward F. Havlik, born March 26, 1944, died peacefully at his home in Holland, Michigan on November 3, 2018, surrounded by family and a lifetime of friends. Ed is survived by his wife, Nancy ...


  • Janna Nauta Obituary Photo
    Janna Nauta, 70 Holland, Michigan

    January 1, 1948 - November 1, 2018

    Janna Nauta, age 70 of Holland, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Born on January 1, 1948 in Friesland, Netherlands. She moved to the United States in 1953 with her family. Janna was a member of Real Life...


  • Donald "Don" Bronsink Obituary Photo
    Donald "Don" Bronsink, 82 Holland, Michigan

    July 9, 1936 - October 31, 2018

    Donald Lee (Don) Bronsink age 82, of Holland, went to sleep in Jesus on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Don was the son of Gerrit and Mary Bronsink who preceded him in death along with his 11 siblings. He was a...


  • Herbert Stewart Obituary Photo
    Herbert Stewart, 86 Holland, Michigan

    February 14, 1932 - October 31, 2018

    Missionary / Evangelist Herbert Stewart, 86 went on to his Heavenly home on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Herb had a passion for his grandchildren and his greatest desire was for each and every one...


  • Charlotte (Lottie) Hieftje Obituary Photo
    Charlotte (Lottie) Hieftje, 86 Hamilton, Michigan

    December 17, 1931 - October 29, 2018

    Charlotte (Lottie) Hieftje (86), of Hamilton, passed into the presence of her Savior on October 29, 2018. Lottie was a member of Hamilton Reformed Church. She retired from Hamilton Farm Bureau. She volunteered for...


  • I. John Hesselink Obituary Photo
    I. John Hesselink, 90 Holland, Michigan

    March 21, 1928 - October 28, 2018

    John was a lover of books, music, baseball, teaching ... and pancakes. He had a gift for explaining complex theological issues in a way understandable to almost anyone, making no distinctions in the respect he held for...