Paul Michael Treffers

  • Born: October 30, 1973
  • Died: July 26, 2019
  • Location: Zeeland, Michigan

Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
Tel. (616) 772-2173

Tribute & Message From The Family

Paul Michael Treffers, 45, of Zeeland, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019, at his home.

Paul was born in Zeeland on October 30, 1973, to Joe and Joan Treffers. He attended Zeeland Christian School and graduated from Holland Christian High School in 1992. Paul graduated from the Police Academy and worked for Ottawa County SWAP for five years. Paul then started working in the car business with his brother Dan at Wyrick Auto Sales. Paul enjoyed his family and spending time with them hunting, golfing, and hanging out in the barn. Paul's faith life also inspired him to make Christ the center of their home, and that the boys were raised and trained to the Word at home, church and school. They are members of Ridgepoint Community Church. Paul was preceded in death by his mother Joan Treffers in 2017, and a flower in memory of Joan will be prominent.

He is survived by his wife, Rachel, Paul's sons Kyle and Bret, Rachel's sons Nick and Taylor; father Joe Treffers, brothers: Dave and Gwen Treffers, Dan and Tam Treffers; parents-in-law: Harold and Linda Vollink, sister-in-law Rebecca and Matt Vander Kooi, and many extended family and friends.

A funeral service to honor the faith and life of Paul Treffers will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, July 30, at Ridgepoint Community Church, 340 104th Ave., Holland MI 49423. Visitation will be 5:00-8:30 pm, Monday, at the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland 49464. Private interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. Memorials to Zeeland Christian School.

Condolence & Memory Journal


Dear Rachel, so sorry to hear of your loss. You lived behind us in Holland for 8 years and our girls Stacey, Courtney so enjoyed playing with you and Rebecca. We all live so close, it would be lovely to connect again. Please know you will be in all of our prayers. Jane Heemstra

Posted by Jane Heemstra - Grandville, MI - Friend   August 02, 2019

Joe and family

My sympathy to all of you in the passing of your son and brother. May God give you Peace and Understanding. May you have strength in the days ahead,

Posted by Marcia TenBroeke - Zeeland, MI - Friend   July 29, 2019

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family!! Paul will be missed!

Posted by Vicki Hughes - Zeeland, MI   July 29, 2019

Our sympathies to all of the Treffers family.

Posted by Terry & Cherie Boetsma - holland, MI - Friend   July 29, 2019

Dan, I was shocked and saddened to hear of your brother's passing. You have my sincere sympathy on your loss.

Posted by Mark Graham - Holland, MI   July 29, 2019

Sincere Christian sympathy to Rachel, the boys, Dan & Tam and kids and the entire extended family.

Posted by Terry Vander Lee - Holland, MI - Family Friend   July 28, 2019

Our heartfelt condolences to the Treffers family.

Posted by Eddy & Vicki Swamy - Holland, MI - Family Friend   July 28, 2019

Dan, Joe and others, We extend our deepest sympathy to each of you in this loss of your loved one and our good friend.
John and Linda

Posted by John DenBleyker - Zeeland, MI - Friend   July 28, 2019

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