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Harriet L. Haverdink

Obituary for Harriet L. Haverdink

November 19, 1927 - August 12, 2017
Hamilton, Michigan | Age 89


Harriet Haverdink, age 89, of Holland, went home to Jesus on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Vista Springs Holland Meadows.

She was a current member of Christ Memorial Church and a former member of East Saugatuck Christian Reformed Church. Harriet and her husband Harvey lived on the family farm in Hamilton for 65 years.

Harriet enjoyed working on many church committees and traveling throughout the U.S. in their motorhome. She enjoyed playing golf with her husband and family and spending time at their second home in Florida.

Harriet loved her Lord and Savior and raised her family to love the Lord. She deeply loved and treasured her large family beyond measure. She will be greatly missed for her love, faith, sense of humor and wisdom.

Harriet was preceded in death by her beloved husband Harvey in November 2016. They were blessed to be married nearly 70 years.

Harriet is survived by her daughters, Julie Haverdink and Barbara (Rick) Hulst of Holland and Louise (Leon) Koops of Hamilton and sons, David (Judy) Haverdink, Dale (Marcia) Haverdink, Paul (Cathy) Haverdink, Ronald (Jodi) Haverdink all of Hamilton and Doug (Sara) Haverdink of Holland; 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson; and sisters, Cornelia Arens, Sylvia Dykstra, Martha (Jake) Terpstra.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in the Sanctuary at Christ Memorial Church (entrance C), 595 Graafschap Rd, Holland with Rev. John Kleinheksel officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Hamilton. Visiting hours will be 4:00-7:00pm Tuesday, August 15, at Langeland Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E 16th St., Holland. Memorial contributions may be made to Holland Christian Schools Tuition Grant Fund and Hospice of Holland.

The Haverdink family greatly appreciates the care and compassion given to Mom by Lisa and Rachel with Holland Hospital Home Health and also by Pam Wicks and the staff at Vista Springs Holland Meadows. We praise God from whom all blessings flow!

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Holland Christian Schools Tuition Grant Fund
    956 Ottawa Ave
    Holland , MI 49423

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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