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Arlene Vander Hulst

Obituary for Arlene Vander Hulst

September 6, 1929 - May 5, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 87


Arlene Vander Hulst, age 87 of Zeeland passed into Glory on Friday, May 5, 2017 surrounded by her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents Fred and Kate Zylman.

Arlene is survived by her loving husband of almost 64 years, Ernest; her children: Linda Lewis of Zeeland, Larry (Carol) Vander Hulst of Bath, MI and Mary (Jack) Haley of Holland; 10 grandchildren: Sara (Brian) Weiderman, Katelyn (Anthony) Ysquierdo, Ryan (Holly) Lewis, Matthew (Betsy) Vander Hulst, Ben (Lacey) Vander Hulst, Jenna (Michael) Calhoun, Jackie Haley, Mandie Haley, Jen (Joe) Lewis and Faith Haley; 15 great grandchildren: Braden, Carter, Mason, Tanner, Jackson, Zoey, Olivia, Cameron, Hailey, James, Jaliyah, Lee, Christopher, MacKenzie and Azaylia; sisters: Ann Klaver and Frances Staat; sisters-in-law: Connie Vanden Brand and Viola Genzink and several nieces and nephews.

Arlene worked at Swifts, Russ' Eastown and in later years helped her husband manage Blueberry Corners; her greatest joy however came from being a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She cherished and looked forward to weekly Saturday visits with her family for food and a time of fellowship.

Arlene was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA).

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 8, 2017 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 East 16th Street, Holland. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2017 also at the funeral home. Interment will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Holland Christian Schools or Hospice of Holland.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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