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Donna Boven

Obituary for Donna Boven

July 6, 1945 - April 18, 2017
Holland, Michigan | Age 71


DONNA BOVEN (Vander Veen), age 71, of Holland, formerly of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully into the loving arms of her Savior on Tuesday, April 18. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Gertrude Vander Veen. Donna attended South Christian High School and Reformed Bible College (now Kuyper College) in Grand Rapids. She was a prayer warrior for her family and friends. She had a giving nature and opened her home to many in need. She reached out to many in her community and enjoyed her work with special needs students at Ken-O-Sha Elementary. She did outreach work with the Kent County Jail. She was an active member of Millbrook CRC, Immanuel Reformed, and currently, Brookside CRC. Donna is survived by her daughter, Anita (Jerome Roys), granddaughers Angela (Kurtis) Schwaiger, Erica (Scott) Roys-Russo, great-grandson, Todd Russo; daughter, Michelle (Bryan) Mangus, granddaughter Carly (Cody) Bartman, grandson Nicholas Mangus. She is also survived by her siblings, Bonnie (Wally) Palutke, Gary (Mickey) Vander Veen, Lin (Gary) Yakabowski, and Dale (Janette) Vander Veen, as well as many nieces and nephews. Services will be at Langeland-Sterenberg-Yntema Funeral Home, 315 East 16th Street, Holland, Michigan, at 11:00 on Saturday, April 22. Visitation will be from 10-10:45, before the service. Burial will be at Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Brookside CRC, Grand Rapids, MI

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315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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