Irene De Jonge, age 94, passed away on February 19, 2017.
She was a member of Westshore Christian Church. She exercised her green thumb in the garden and loved cooking, fishing, animals and nature. She was known and loved for her never failing energy.
Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Marinus in 1971.
She is survived by her children; John & Rosemary De Jonge of Reed City, Charles & Kathy De Jonge of Big Rapids, Mary & Walter Bahm of Holland, Thomas & Catharine De Jonge of Grand Haven, and Vernon & Brenda De Jonge of Grand Haven; many grandchildren and great grand-children; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert De Jonge, Eunice Schrotenboer; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial services are 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State St. Zeeland, MI 49464. Burial will take place in Zeeland Cemetery following the memorial service.
The family wishes to thank Spectrum Zeeland Community Hospital for the excellent care their mother received. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Spectrum Zeeland Community Hospital.