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Gerrit J. Schierbeek

Obituary for Gerrit J. Schierbeek

December 12, 1930 - May 1, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 87

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Gerrit J. Schierbeek, age 87, of Holland passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lois; his children: Elwyn and Bette Schierbeek, Marlene and Dan Sloothaak, Paul and Audrey Schierbeek, Calvin and Deb Schierbeek and Linda and Paul Witte; his grandchildren and great grandchildren: Kathlyn and Adam Miller, Bethany and Matt Reimink (Morgan and Paige), Jonathan and Mallory Schierbeek (Addisyn, Gerrit and Wesley), Amanda Sloothaak, Timothy Sloothaak, Thomas Sloothaak, Kellie Sloothaak, Nathan and Kristen Schierbeek, Kevin Schierbeek, Ryan Schierbeek, Michael and Katrina Schierbeek (Lewis), Amy Schierbeek, Madalyn and Seth Hanstra, Trenten Witte and his fiancé Ariana Brondyke and Mason Witte and his fiancé Anna Wolters; his sister Annie and Ed Prinsen; sisters-in-law: Dena Schierbeek and Shirley and Jay Hop.

He was preceded in death by his great granddaughter Jocelyn Schierbeek.

Gerrit proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a lifelong carpenter and worked in the maintenance department at Hamilton Community Schools where he retired from. Gerrit was a member of Messiah's Independent Reformed Church.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2018 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 East 16th Street, Holland. The funeral service with military honors will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Messiah's Independent Reformed Church, 4528 48th Street, Holland, MI 49423. Interment will be in Overisel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Holland, Holland Christian Schools or Hudsonville Christian School. www.langelandsterenberg.com

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315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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