In memory of

   John Veenstra



John Veenstra, age 82, of Jenison, was unexpectedly called home on Friday, August 7, 2009, while surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Kyle Ritsema; three brothers; and two sisters. John had a kind and gentle spirit with a special love and compassion for others. He proudly served his country in the US Marines during WWII. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Elaine Veenstra; his children, Jim and Jeri Veenstra of TN, Kathy and Denny Alderink of Hamilton, Ken and Deb Veenstra of Jenison; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his twin brother, Louie and Barb Veenstra; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Audrey Veenstra, Evelyn Veenstra, Jay Lutke; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday 11:00 a.m. at Cottonwood Church, 1101 Cypress, Jenison with Rev. Matthew Palsrok officiating.  Interment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to "The Gathering" Building of Cottonwood Church.

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