Janet Schripsema

  • Born: February 27, 1924
  • Died: October 7, 2018
  • Location: Holland, Michigan

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423

Tel. (616) 392-2306

Tribute & Message From The Family

Janet Schripsema, age 94, passed away on October 7, 2018.

Janet was a loving wife and caring mother and grandmother. She was a member of Rose Park Reformed Church. She loved her community and enjoyed being a Dutch Dancer for many years. She found joy in gardening, knitting, and sewing. She was a survivor of both Polio and cancer.

Janet was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Schripsema; son-in-law, Tim Osbeck; and grandchildren, Carrie Prince, Brian Prince, Justin Penfold.
Janet is survived by her children; Judy & Jim Prince, Jim & Mary Schripsema, Jack & Rita Schripsema, Jill Veldhoff, Jeff Schripsema, Jan Osbeck; grandchildren, Rob & Lisa Prince, Brad & Jennifer Prince, Sara & Fred Hackett, Becky & Shaun Heimlich, Michele & Don Hopper, Jay (John) & Catherine Schripsema, Kelly & Andy Keimig, Jennifer Veldhoff & Shawn Hermanson, Julie & Chad Overweg, Jamie & Josh Bearden, Matt Osbeck (fiancé, Lauren Hill), Kevin & Jenn Osbeck; twenty-six great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; brother-in-law, Ken Scripsma; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm Friday, October 12, 2018 at Langeland Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th St. Holland, MI 49423.

Funeral services are at 11:00 am Saturday, October 13, 2018 also at the funeral home officiated by Rev. David VanOpstall.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Resthaven Care Center.

Burial to take place in Zeeland Cemetery.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Jim & Mary and family, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Posted by Ken/Lois Essenburg - Collinsville, TX   October 11, 2018

Dear Schripsema Family, i am saddened to read of your mother's passing in the paper today. Please know I am sending love to you all.

Posted by Margo Zeedyk - Holland, MI - Friend   October 10, 2018

Our deepest sympathies to your entire family. Many fond memories growing up with the other huge neighborhood family.

The Birce's

Posted by Sue Birce - Holland, MI   October 10, 2018


Very sorry for your families loss sounds like she had a wonderful life. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family

Posted by Rich Dragomer - Stevensville, MI   October 10, 2018

Condolences to you and your family Jeff we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Reggie and Pat Smith - Byron Center, MI   October 10, 2018

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