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Cornelia "Cork" Dokter

Obituary for Cornelia "Cork" Dokter

August 15, 1934 - July 23, 2021
Holland, Michigan | Age 86


Cornelia "Cork" Dokter

Cork Dokter, age 86, of Holland, MI passed away on Friday July 23, 2021, at Vista Springs Holland Meadows.

Cork was born in Sully, Iowa and graduated from Holland Christian Schools. Cork loved raising her children and supporting her family. Cork was dedicated to volunteering while a church member at Prospect Park CRC and Victory Point Ministries in various roles. She loved BSF Bible Study groups and Stephens Ministries. Cork also enjoyed volunteering as a bus tour guide during Tulip Time. After her children were grown, Cork went on to get her LPN Degree and work with Hospice. She also served for many years going on short-term mission trips and disaster relief with World Renew (formerly CRWRC) and was a prayer warrior for many. Cork is a current member of Graafschap CRC.

Cork was preceded in death by her husband Donald "Don" Dokter; granddaughter Kara Dokter; sisters Sophia Hamberg, Marie De Vries, Betty Beyer; brothers, Adrian Geenen and Dick Geenen; and in-laws Pete Beyer, Jean Geenen and John Muyskens.

Cork is survived by her children Sheri Fris, Michael (Christina) Dokter, Kris (Jim) Ward, Kelly (Nancy) Dokter; grandchildren Dan (Tamra) Fris, Jenell (Scott) Buday, David (Heidi) Dokter, Daniel (Chelsye) Dokter, Jonathan Dokter, Joshua Ward, Rachel (Todd) Masker, Jessica (Nick Hettiger) Elder, Sara Dokter, Annie Dokter; twelve great grandchildren; brother John (Louise) Geenen; in-laws Jim Hamberg, Don De Vries, Ann Geenen and Betty Muyskens.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Monday, August 2, 2021, at Graafschap CRC, 5973 Church St, Holland, with Rev. Philip Kok officiating. Visitation will be 12:00-12:45 pm prior to service. Burial will be in Graafschap Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Michigan.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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