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Dorothy Walters

Obituary for Dorothy Walters

June 18, 1922 - May 27, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 94


Dorothy Walters, 94, of Zeeland, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Dorothy was born in Zeeland on June 18, 1922, to John C. and Marie (De Bruine) Walters. She graduated from Zeeland High School. Dorothy was a member of Second Reformed Church until her marriage to Jerome Walters in 1946 when she joined First Reformed Church. Dorothy engaged in many church activities, singing in the choir, missions committees, and the ladies aid society. Dorothy retired as the bookkeeper from Michigan Celery Co-op in 1985 after several years of service. She and Jerome enjoyed traveling, wintering in Florida, golfing, and visiting with her children and grandchildren who live across the U.S.

She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Jerome, children: James and Bonnie Walters of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Jack and Donna Walters, Pensacola, Florida, John and Sue Walters of Allegan, Joel and Laurie Walters of Allen, Texas, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, in-laws: Arlene Huizenga, Bob and Marcia Walters, Bob and Evie Myaard, and several extended family.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, June 1, 2017, at First Reformed Church, 125 East Lincoln Ave., Zeeland. The Rev. Scott Van Oostendorp will officiate. Visitation will be 5-7 pm, Wednesday, at the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Providence at Home.

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Zeeland, MI 49464
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