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Elaine DuBois

Obituary for Elaine DuBois

November 21, 1950 - September 22, 2018
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 67


Elaine DuBois, age 67, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at her home in Zeeland.

Elaine was born and raised on a wheat farm in Bozeman, Montana. After receiving her degree from Trinity Christian College, she taught for a short time at Chicago Christian High School. Once her own children were a little older, she was a longtime substitute teacher in Southwest Chicago Christian Schools. She was also an active member of Calvin CRC in Oak Lawn, IL, serving as a Gems leader and pastoral worker.

Elaine was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and baking for her family.

Elaine is survived by her husband, Al DuBois; children: Mark and Sharon DuBois, Ryan and Kelly DuBois, Dale and Laura DuBois; grandchildren: Natalie, Hope, Sadie, Thijs, Arie, Jansen, Ryk and Calvin. Also surviving are Elaine's father, Herman (Pat) VanderVos; and siblings: Roland and Betty VanderVos, Connie and Peter Anderson, Howard and Joyce VanderVos, Alvin and Rita VanderVos and Tim VanderVos; in-laws: Emily Seager, Doug DuBois; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Elaine was preceded in death by her mother, Theresa (DeBlecourt) VanderVos, sister-in-law, Sharon VanderVos, and brother-in-law, Ron Seager.

A funeral service to honor Elaine's life will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, September 28, 2018, at Drenthe Christian Reformed Church, 6344 Adams Street, Zeeland, 49464. Visitation will be 4-8 pm, Thursday, September 27 at the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland, 49464. Interment will be in West Drenthe Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Zeeland Christian Schools, Muskegon Christian Schools or Southwest Chicago Christian Schools.

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Zeeland, MI 49464
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