John Klingenberg

  • Born: August 2, 1936
  • Died: September 12, 2020
  • Location: Zeeland, Michigan

Yntema Funeral Home

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

Tribute & Message From The Family

John Klingenberg, age 84 of Zeeland passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years Shirley; his children and grandchildren: Bev and Dan Hoeve (Aaron Hoeve and Anna and Cody Lenters) and Jim and Pam Klingenberg (Cameron and Sarah Klingenberg, Eric and Bridget Klingenberg, Michael and Larissa Klingenberg, Kyle Klingenberg, and Josiah Klingenberg and his fiancé Faith Hempel); sisters-in-law: Micki and Harris Pieper and Char and Bill Reicks.

John was a long time member of First Christian Reformed Church in Zeeland where he served as an elder and deacon and was part of the church plant of Life Quest Church. John also served on the school board at Zeeland Christian School.

In his working career John worked for Chris-Craft, Baker Furniture and retired from Haworth. He also served as a reserve in the Zeeland Police Department for nearly 25 years.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State Street, Zeeland. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, September 18, 2020 at First Christian Reformed Church, 15 South Church Street, Zeeland. John's family asks that masks are worn at the funeral service. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Set Free Ministries or the Bridge Youth Center.