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Irwin "Ernie" DeJonge

Obituary for Irwin "Ernie" DeJonge

August 30, 1937 - July 24, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 80


Irwin "Ernie" DeJonge age 80, of Holland, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 following a brief illness.

He was a member of Saugatuck Christian Reformed Church. Ernie drove truck for 49 years. He worked with his family in DeJonge's Meat Packers and Byproducts and retired from Donnelly Corporation.

Ernie was preceded in death by his siblings, Lois Driesenga, Warren DeJonge, Harlow DeJonge and Donna Tyink.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Jan; children, Bob and Judi DeJonge of West Olive, Sandy and Tim VerHage of Allegan; step-sons, Troy and Chris Wieling of Zeeland, Todd and Jodi Wieling of Kalkaska, Tracey Wieling of Hamilton; 10 grandchildren, Sarah DeJonge, Julie and Kristi VerHage, Megan and Rachel Wieling, Tori, Jacob and Teri Wieling, Samantha and Trevor Wieling; brother, Tom and JoAnne DeJonge of East Saugatuck; in-laws, Gordon & Marilyn Wassink, Harold & Evelyn Wassink, Lauren and Leona Wassink, all of Holland, Marcia Martin of Oregon; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th St. Holland. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, July 30, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Community Health Center.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Holland Hospital Fund Development--Holland Community Health Center
    602 Michigan Ave.
    Holland, MI 49423

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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