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Karen Westing

Obituary for Karen Westing

May 5, 1931 - May 20, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 87


Karen Westing, 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Grace and Theodore Voetberg, her brothers Jacob and Wayne.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Stuart; children Jim and Sandra Westing of Zeeland, John and Vickie Westing of Zeeland, Pat and Harlan Halma of Sunnyside, WA, Joan and Dave Schultze of Morganton, NC, Judi Westing of Mission Viejo, CA; 16 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Ann Voetberg of the Netherlands, brother Hank and Grada Voetberg of Holland, brother Fred Voetberg of Wyoming, MI, brother Gerb and Lila Voetberg of Zeeland, and sister-in-law Mary Voetberg of Holland.

She emigrated from the Netherlands in 1950 when she was 19 years old. She worked as a nurse at Holland hospital. She was a member of Central Wesleyan Church. She was a loving, kind-hearted soul. She lived and walked her faith and shared her love for Jesus. She enjoyed flowers, old hymn sings, Shipshewana and all things Dutch. She will be deeply missed by her family.

The family will receive visitors on May 24th from 5:00 to 7:00pm at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, located at 315 E. 16th Street, Holland. A memorial service will be held at the same location on May 25th at 11:00am. Memorial contributions may be given to Forgotten Man Ministries.

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315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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