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Elsa Vander Ploeg

Obituary for Elsa Vander Ploeg

August 4, 1923 - January 16, 2016
Holland, Michigan | Age 92

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Elsa Vander Ploeg, age 92, of Holland, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Resthaven Care Center's Boersma Cottage.

Elsa, a faithful follower of Jesus Christ, was a longtime member of Central Avenue Christian Reformed Church where she was very active, especially in the Choir and Bible School. Up until the mid-1970's, Elsa and her husband, Abe, owned Holland Tractor Sales. She also volunteered at Resthaven.

Elsa was preceded in death by her husband, Abe; sister, Marian (Haven) Zwier; brother, Don DeBoer; and brother-in-law, John Vander Ploeg.

Elsa is survived by her:

Children
Ellen (Bart) DeJong of Jenison
Steven (Elizabeth) Vander Ploeg of Allendale
Marcia (Rich) Nykamp of Holland
Glenn (Cris) Vander Ploeg of Zeeland

11 Granchildren
17 Great Grandchildren

Brother
Robert (Oveta) DeBoer of Denver, CO

In-Laws
Ann DeBoer (David) Hager of Grand Rapids
George (Rika) Vander Ploeg of Holland

Funeral services are planned for 11:00am Monday, January 25, at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E 16th St., Holland, with Rev. James Scholten officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for 2-4pm Sunday, January 24, also at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Holland Christian Schools and the Central Avenue Christian Reformed Church Building Fund.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Central Avenue CRC Building Fund

Arrangements By

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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