Mary Blystra

  • Born: November 16, 1944
  • Died: April 27, 2019
  • Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
Tel. (616) 392-2306

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mary Blystra, age 74, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Trillium Woods in Grand Rapids.

Mary was born in Holland and raised her family there. She was an LPN serving in elder care for her entire career and worked for Resthaven, Appledorn, and retired from Freedom Village.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Sally Naber, and her son Jonathan Blystra.

She is survived by her daughter, Sarah (Max) Weir, daughter-in-law, Jodi Blystra; grandchildren; Stephanie (Austin) Hoelscher; Christopher Blystra, Joshua Blystra, Maxwell Weir; great grandson, Harper Hoelscher; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

A time of visitation with the family is 4:00-6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Langeland Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th St. Holland, MI 49423.

Memorial contributions may be given in Mary's honor to Pillar Church, 57 E. 10th St. Holland, MI 49423.

Interment to be in Graafschap Cemetery.

Condolence & Memory Journal

As you remember your love one, as God heals your broken hearts (Psalm 147:3), may your cherished memories continue to bring you peace, comfort, and strength to endure.

Posted by A friend   May 05, 2019

No bond is as great as that between a parent and child. My deepest condolences are with you as you grieve.

Posted by A friend   May 02, 2019

Remembering your great love story today and always.

Posted by A friend   May 02, 2019

Mary was a dear friend and a gentle soul. She showed such courage and grace during some difficult days that she had. I so admired that about her! Peace dear friend........

Posted by margaret jungblut - Holland, MI   April 30, 2019


Mary was a sweet, funny lady; and a blessing to those around her. My sincere condolences to the family during this difficult time.

Posted by Lauri Kolean - HOLLAND, MI - Friend   April 30, 2019

She is my cousin and I loved her very much. I have not seen her since her mother passed but I think about her a lot. Sorry for your lost ladies ❤

Posted by Janice Herring - Rockford, MI - Family   April 28, 2019

My heartfelt condolences to the family for your loss. May you be comforted by your cherished memories, as you await the fulfillment of Gods promise to one day be reunited with your loved one again (John 6:40)

Posted by A friend   April 28, 2019

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