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Stella "Steenwyk" Scheele

Obituary for Stella "Steenwyk" Scheele

December 9, 1924 - December 30, 2018
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 94


Stella Scheele, 94, of Zeeland, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018.

Stella was born to Jacob and Alice (Knoll) Steenwyk on December 9, 1924, in Byron Center.

She is survived by her sister Anna Boschma of Zeeland, her brother Edward and Rita Steenwyk of Hudsonville, her brother-in-law Richard Straight of Zeeland, and many nieces and nephews. Stella was preceded in death by her husband Herman Scheele in 1993, her Steenwyk siblings: John, Herman, Joe, Lou, Jake, and Annette Straight. Stella served as a cashier in several local grocery stores prior to her retirement

Stella was a longtime member of North Street Christian Reformed Church. She volunteered at church as a Sunday school teacher, and was a member of the Dorcas Society.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. Her pastor, Rev. Shaun Furniss will officiate. Visitation will be 12:00-1:00 pm prior to the funeral service. Interment will be in Beaverdam Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Ascending Leaders or Genesis Church.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Ascending Leaders
    Attn. Mike Johnson
    3947 Field Crossing Ln.
    Sugarland, TX 77498
  • Genesis Church
    C/O David Conrads
    P.O. Box 132
    North Liberty, IA 52317

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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