Jane M. Ramaker, 74, of Zeeland, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017.
Jane was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on February 6, 1943, to Walter and Ethel Wynsma. Jane attended high school and later married Ken Ramaker. Jane and Ken raised their family in Zeeland and they were members of Community Reformed Church. In 1986, Jane, Ken, along with their daughter Kathy all graduated together from Zeeland High School. Before her retirement, Jane worked for Zeeland Public Schools. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her daughter Kathy Ramaker in 2016.
She is survived by her husband, Ken Ramaker, children: Pam Ramaker of Wyoming, Martha and Brian McLaughlin of Grainger, IN, Michael Ramaker of Zeeland, Jody Ramaker of Zeeland; 3 grandchildren Kaylyn Marie Dreyer and fiancé Jordan Martinez, Patrick McLaughlin, Catherine McLaughlin; 4 great-grandchildren: Laylanie, Sophia, Andres, and Leo; brother Roger and Yvonne Wynsma, Nancy and James Den Hollander, nieces and nephews.
A funeral service to honor the faith and life of Jane Ramaker will be held at 12:00 noon, Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Community Reformed Church, 10376 Felch Street, Zeeland. The Rev. Greg Ten Brink will officiate. Visitation will be 5-8 pm, Wednesday, at the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Zeeland Action Coalition-Fred Kerr Scholarship, C/OTodd Kamstra-Zeeland West HS, 3390 100th Ave., Zeeland MI 49464, or to the charity of one's choice.
"This too shall pass"