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Anna "Ann" Essink

Obituary for Anna "Ann" Essink

October 4, 1923 - June 25, 2018
Hamilton, Michigan | Age 94


Anna (Ann) Essink, age 94 of Hamilton, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, June 25, 2018.

Ann was born on October 4, 1923 to Edward and Gertrude (Krol) Wabeke and was the sixth of eight children.

Ann and her husband, Ted, were farmers growing melons and gladiolas for many years. She was also a big part of M & R Greenhouse, from planting seeds to selling plants.

Ann was a member of Overisel CRC. She had a passion for sewing and was a member of the church Sewing for Missions group for many years. She made endless quilts, giving most of them to charity and loved making them for her family. Even when her eye sight was deteriorating, she would put together quilts with a little assistance.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband Theodore Essink in 2000 as well as by her siblings Wilcey, Seward, John, James, Marvin, Edward and Lorraine.

She is survived by her sons: Mark (Lori) Essink, Tom (Penny) Essink; grandchildren: Brad (Jennifer) Essink, Jessica (Alex) Sale, Michelle Essink; great-grandchildren: Cameron and Maddilyn Essink, Easton and Brently Sale; also surviving are sisters-in-law Bette Essink, Anne Wabeke and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, June 29, Overisel Christian Reformed Church, 4738 142th Ave. Holland, MI 49423. Visitation is 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursday, Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. Rev. Bernard Mulder will officiate. Memorials are to Hospice of Holland or Overisel CRC.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Overisel Christian Reformed Church
    4738 142nd Ave
    Holland, MI 49423

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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