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Arlene Yonker

Obituary for Arlene Yonker

September 5, 1925 - September 1, 2018
Bentheim, Michigan | Age 92


Arlene Yonker, of Bentheim, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018, just four days before her 93rd birthday.

Arlene was a longtime member of Bentheim Reformed Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She cherished her family and enjoyed spoiling them with home baked treats.

Arlene was preceded in death by her husband Garry in 2005; as well as her siblings: Henry Compagner, Sylvia DeHoop, Wilma Groenheide, Adrian Compagner, Luella Dekker, Ivan Compagner, Una Hulst/Nykamp, and Donna Wassink.

Arlene is survived by her children: Jane (Duane) Vis of Zeeland, Jill (Ted) Yonker of Grand Haven, James (Jackie) Yonker of Hamilton, and Joel (Dawn) Yonker of Hamilton; grandchildren: Jen (Rob Gielezyk) Vis, Matt Vis, Jacob Yonker, Andrew Yonker, Reece Yonker, Jared Yonker, Jonathan Yonker, Joshua Yonker (fiancé Audrey Heath), Justin Yonker, Jessica Yonker; and great-grandchildren: Willa and Wren. Also surviving are in-laws: Marianne Yonker, Polly Stroven, and Bev Compagner as well as many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the many caregivers at American House as well as Hospice of Holland.

Memorial services are 10 a.m. Friday, September 7, 2018 at Bentheim Reformed Church, 3997 38th Ave. Hamilton, MI 49419. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday, September 6 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street. Rev. Doug Baker and Rev. Jon Delger will officiate. Memorials may be given to Hospice of Holland.

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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