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Obituary for Lindsay Chandler

December 7, 1992 - November 2, 2017
Holland, Michigan | Age 24

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Lindsay Chandler, 24, of Holland, died unexpectedly on November 2, 2017, in Grand Rapids.

Lindsay was born December 7, 1992, in Grand Rapids. She attended Black River Public School and graduated with honors from Holland High in 2011. Lindsay served honorably in the U.S. Army from 2012-2014. She loved art, dogs, music, the outdoors, native American culture, hockey, and her country. As a teenager, she was active in the Ottawa County 4H Program, training her beloved collies, Cash and Delta, in obedience and agility. She also served in the Michigan wing of the Civil Air Patrol, earning the prestigious General Billy Mitchell Award. At the time of her passing she was a student at Great Lakes EMS Academy in Grand Rapids. Along the way, she fought a valiant battle with bipolar disorder, and she became an outspoken advocate for people struggling with mental illness.

She is survived by and deeply missed by her mother Leanne Jacques and Paul Blain of Holland, her father Greg and Ericka Chandler of Grand Rapids, her younger sister Megan Chandler of Pittsburgh, grandmother Clarissa Chandler of Lincoln Park, MI, aunts and uncles: Carrie (Terry) Frost of Lincoln Park, MI, Melinda Simms of Concord, N.H., Michele (Jack) Blondin of Columbia, S.C.

A service in honor of Lindsay will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th Street, Holland. Visitation is 4-8 pm Monday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Lindsay Chandler EMS Scholarship Fund at gofundme.com, Re-Member.org, Harbor Humane Society, any mental health organization, or organ and tissue donation organization.

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315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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