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Chester "Chet" Prins

Obituary for Chester "Chet" Prins

December 1, 1928 - February 12, 2017
Holland, Michigan | Age 88

Obituary

Chester "Chet" Prins, age 88, of Holland, passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Resthaven Care Center.

Chet was a lifelong member of Graafschap Christian Reformed Church. He served in the US Army in Korea and was known to his friends as "Jet Set Chet".

Chet was preceded in death by his wife, Annabelle, in 1998; son, Terry, in 2011; step-great granddaughter, Hope Klinkers; and siblings, Arlene Vanden Brink and Norman Prins.

Chet is survived by his:

Wife of 15 years, Sandy

Children
Chip and Sue Prins
Jack Prins
Tom and Deanna Prins
Deb and Joel Petroelje all of Holland

Daughter-in-law
Darci Prins of Holland

Step-children
Todd and Ronda Hulst of Hamilton
Tami and Kurt Klinkers of Hamilton
Holly Plaster of Zeeland

15 Grandchildren
12 Great grandchildren
8 Step-grandchildren
4 Step-great grandchildren

Brother
Ron and Carol Prins of Holland

In-laws
Peggy and Kim Van Order of Hamilton
Joyce Hamstra of Zeeland
Joanie Hamstra of Zeeland
Isla Hamstra of Arizona
Dorothy Hamstra of Spring Lake

Funeral services with Military Honors are planned for 11:00am Thursday, February 16 at Graafschap Christian Reformed Church, 5973 Church St., Graafschap. Dr. Stan Scripps will officiate. Burial will be in Graafschap Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for 1-3pm and 6-9pm Wednesday, February 15 also at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Holland and Graafschap CRC Benevolence Fund.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Graafschap CRC Benevolence Fund
    c/o Graafschap Christian Reformed Church
    5973 Church St.
    Holland, MI 49423

Arrangements By

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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