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Evelyn Ruth Lenters

Obituary for Evelyn Ruth Lenters

May 8, 1927 - June 16, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 91


Evelyn Ruth Lenters, age 91, of Holland, left her life on Earth and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 16, 2018, after losing her courageous battle with cancer.

Evie was born on May 8, 1927 to Ed and Sena Helder. She and her seven siblings grew up on their farm in East Holland. Evie was a beautician but also worked at a sewing factory in Holland during WWII. She became a detailed seamstress and made many clothes for her family and many costumes for church pageants. She loved her family, flowers, nature and especially loved the beach.

Evie was preceded in death by her husband Gillis in 1989, her parents, and her sisters, Alma Boeve, Gladys Dykhuis and Joanne Van Slooten.

Evie is survived by her two daughters, Vicki and Glenn Brink, and Gina and Doug Leppink; grandchildren and great grandchildren, Brian and Allison Brink (Maddie, Jackie, Jonathan and Mia), Kyle and Nicole Brink (Stella, Greta and Andile), Shawn and Rachel Brink, Benjamin Brink, Daniel and Ashley Leppink (Eloise), Jeffrey Leppink and fianceƩ Amber Martinez, Nathan Leppink and fianceƩ Kristin Wendel. She is also survived by siblings and in-laws, Hazel Van Slooten, Bea Boeve, Carolyn and Mike Vander Ploeg and Harvey and Donna Helder.

Evie's family would like to thank her Providence church family, where she was a charter member and attended Adult Bible Study; as well as her extended family, friends and neighbors for all the cards, visits and support given to her. Also, a very special thanks to Resthaven Maplewoods, Resthaven Boersma cottage and Hospice of Holland for the love and care given to her in her final years.

Funeral services will be 12:00pm on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Providence Church, 821 Ottawa Ave, with Rev. John Hutt officiating. Burial will be in Graafschap Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8pm on Friday, June 22, at Langeland Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 East 16th Street; Holland. Memorial contributions may be given to Holland Christian Schools and Resthaven.

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315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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