Gertrude Kalmink, age 94 of Zeeland went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, January 28, 2017.
She is survived by her children: Jack and Mary Kalmink of Grosse Pointe Park, MI, Nancy and Paul Vryhof of Holland and Sally and Carl Kok of Zeeland; 8 grandchildren: Jen (Jeff) Maccagnone, Katie (Andy) Crowley, Jon (Kristin) Kalmink, Matt (Jodi) Vryhof, Melissa (Nate) Zondervan, Theo (Heather) Kok, Ben (Leslie) Kok, Abby (Christopher) Wolters, 19 great grandchildren; and her sister-in-law Erma Kalmink of Zeeland.
Gert was preceded in death by her husband Howard in 1994. Her brothers and their wives: Peter and Jeannette Staal and Ken and Grayce Staal and her brother-in-law Robert Kalmink.
Gert was a member of Third Christian Reformed Church and was active in many church and school activities. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Gert died as she lived with dignity, love, a great sense of humor, and the knowledge that her savior was ready and waiting.
Visitation will be 1:30-2:45 p.m. Thursday at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State Street, Zeeland; the funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Bethany Christian Services. www.yntemafh.com