Rev. Bernard Woudenberg

  • Born: February 16, 1931
  • Died: November 17, 2020
  • Location: Jenison, Michigan

Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464

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Tel. (616) 772-2173

Tribute & Message From The Family


Rev. Bernard Woudenberg, age 89, of Jenison, passed away and went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, November 17, 2020. He was born in Grand Rapids on February 16, 1931, to Bernard and Lucy (Hanko) Woudenberg.

Bernie was widowed 12 days previous when his wife of 67 years, Frances (Kerkstra) Woudenberg passed away on November 5, 2020. Rev. Woudenberg and Fran are survived by their children: Philip and Cindy Woudenberg of Arizona, and Luanne and Phillip Warnicke of Kalamazoo; grandchildren: Josh Warnicke, David Warnicke, Aubrey (Shane) Higgins, Mike Woudenberg and Dan Woudenberg; Bernie's brother Herm Woudenberg.

Rev. Bernard Woudenberg served the Protestant Reformed denomination as a minister in Grand Rapids, Edgerton, MN, Lynden, WA, Kalamazoo, and they retired in 1996. They retired to the Hudsonville/Jenison area and became members of Georgetown Protestant Reformed Church. They often went on mission trips together to Jamaica, Tasmania, and Romania.

A joint family funeral service for both Bernard and Frances will be held at Yntema Funeral Home on November 18, 2020. Memorials may be made to Georgetown Protestant Reformed Church. Graveside services and burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery. Arrangements by the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland MI 49464.