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Obituary for George Van Der Kooi

September 11, 1940 - November 16, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 77


George E Van Der Kooi, age 77, of Borculo, passed away at home peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Thursday morning, November 16, 2017, surrounded by family following a short battle with cancer.

George was a pillar in his church Shekinah Revival Ministries (Faith Christian Center) including being an Elder, Deacon, Trustee and greeter. He is best known for his loving service to others, camping with his family, golfing with his friends and his faith in Jesus. George was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Kay Van Der Kooi (Veldheer) of 57 years and his children, Mary and (Joe) Beelen, Lois Van Der Kooi and (Larry Cleveringa), Daniel and (Vicki) Van Der Kooi, Ruth and (Kevin) Nagelkirk, Mark and (Alicia) Van Der Kooi, Anna and (Dave) Cook, Philip Van Der Kooi, 30 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, John Van Der Kooi, Catherine and (Dale) Moes, Bertha Driesenga, Joel and (Vivian) Van Der Kooi, Lawrence and (Janice) Van Der Kooi, Beverly Jaarsma, Hazel and (Norlan) Feenstra, Marvin and (Mary Jo) Van Der Kooi, Marie and (Steven) Grassmid; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Vernin Veldheer, Lawrence and (Wilma) Veldheer, Lillian Veldheer, Elmer Veldheer, Ruth Marlink, Esther Veldheer, Glenn and (Marcia) Veldheer and June Veldheer and (Jack Millard).

He is preceded in death by his brothers and sisters (Elaine Van Der Kooi), (Harris Driesenga), Kenneth and (Helen) Van Der Kooi, James Van Der Kooi; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald and (Frances) Veldheer, (Esther Veldheer), Russell Veldheer, (Marlene Veldheer), (Randall Marlink), Wayne Veldheer, and (Roger Bartels).

Visitation is 1:00-3:00 pm & 5:00-7:00 pm, Monday, November 20, 2017 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State St., Zeeland, Michigan, 49464.

Funeral services are at 11:00 am, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Shekinah Revival Ministries, 1941 Washington Ave. Holland, MI 49423 with Pastor Cliff White officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Holland or Blossoming Rose Ministries.

Burial to take place at Olive Township Cemetery.

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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