Raymond "Tony" Kiekintveld

  • Born: January 2, 1929
  • Died: November 8, 2020
  • Location: Holland

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423

Tel. (616) 392-2306

Tribute & Message From The Family

Raymond (Tony) Kiekintveld age 91 passed away on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020.
Better known as Tony, he was born on Jan. 2, 1929 and lived in the Holland area all his life. He graduated from Holland High School in 1947. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerrit and Rena, his first wife, Hazel Ann Kroll and grandson, Kyle Kiekintveld, brothers, Jim, Don, Gord, and sister Gladys Jekel, brother-in-law, Donald Wierda and sisters-in-law: Ang and Harvey Geerlings, Marcia Wierda. Tony retired from West Michigan Uniform in 1991. Before working at West Michigan Uniform, Tony worked at Canteen Service.

Tony loved to travel and enjoyed camping. He visited 49 states only missing Oregon. He enjoyed walking and was very proud of walking the Mackinaw Bridge for 58 years. His last walk was in 2016 with the last few years with the help of a wheelchair when his health would not allow it.

Tony spent the last 16 months at Medilodge of Holland and the Kiekintveld family would like to thank the Medilodge staff for their loving care.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Hazel R. (Wierda) Kiekintveld. Four sons, Rick and Nancy from Grandville, Rex and Mary, Scott and Sally, Brad and Tricia, all from Holland and one daughter, Sara and Keith Vereeke from Zeeland, their grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Joel and Stacey (Naomi, Emma, Sydney), Eric and Krissi(Joshua, Brianna), Rachel and Chris(Jonathan, Vincent, Taylor, Alexa) Jessica and Cory(Ava, Ivy), Emily and Dave(Andrew, Lydia, Maya), David(Ella, Claire, Alex, Georgia), Lisa and Jeremy(Evan, Ayana, Isaac, Arie), Ryan and Ashley(Hadley, Lauren, Everett), Aaron and April(Camden, Evianna), Austin, Bethany, Cailey, Nathan, sister-in-law Betty Wierda, brothers-in-law:Ted(Gladys) Wierda, Warren(Norma) Wierda, Ken(Barb) Wierda, many nephews, nieces, and cousins.

A private celebration of Tony's life will be on Saturday, Nov.14 at 12:00 noon.
You can watch livestream http://www.noordelooscrc.org/resources/stream.cfm

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Holland, 270 Hoover Blvd, Holland MI 49423, or The Christian Reformed Conference Grounds, 12253 Lakeshore Drive, Grand Haven MI 49417.

Arrangements by Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th Street, Holland MI 49423.

Condolence & Memory Journal

What a beautiful service your children did for Tony! They captured his love of the Lord along with his love and commitment to his family. We will miss him but rejoice in him being healthy and healed in heaven.Sending love and continued prayers for your family.

Posted by Dale and Marka Nienhuis - Holland, MI - Friend   November 14, 2020

Our sympathy to the family.
I enjoyed working with "Ramon" for many years.
Gary & Barb Blaukamp

Posted by GARY BLAUKAMP - ZEELAND, MI - Coworker   November 10, 2020

May you experience God's peace and presence and be blessed with wonderful memories

Posted by Maury DeYoung - Kentwood, MI - Friend   November 10, 2020

Hazel and family,

We want you to know how sad we are to hear of Tony's passing. We will continue to hold you up in prayer and you go through the days ahead. May you feel God's presence.

Ken and Arlene Van Woerkom

Posted by Arlene Van Woerkom - Zeeland, MI   November 09, 2020

We express our sympathy to the Kiekintveld family.
Gary enjoyed working with "Ramon" for many years at WM Uniform. We had many good times together. He was a great guy.
Gary & Barb Blaukamp

Posted by GARY BLAUKAMP - ZEELAND, MI - Friend   November 09, 2020

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