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Jerome "Jerry" Deters

Obituary for Jerome "Jerry" Deters

August 21, 1931 - September 29, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 87


Jerome "Jerry" Deters age 87, beloved husband, father and grandfather, went to be home with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at his home after a lengthy battle with Parkinson's.

He was a member of Niekerk Christian Reformed Church where he served on council and as a Sunday School teacher. He had a passion for the Laotian Christian Reformed Church and served them for many years.

Jerry retired from Shorewood Realty as a Realtor and was preceded in death by 5 brothers and 2 sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years. Dorothy; children, Judy and Mohan Chacko of India, Mark and Sandra Rice of Zeeland, Randy and Mary Deters of Zeeland, Tom and Jan Deters of Holland, Mike and Barb Blystra of Zeeland, Amy Beil of Holland; 15 grandchildren. 16 great grandchildren; siblings, Henrietta Van Liere of Holland, Justin and Joyce Deters of Holland, Alvin and Marion Deters of Byron Center; in-laws, Leona Terpsma of Holland, Norman and Elaine Lokker of Holland; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, 545 Country Club Rd. Holland with Rev. James H. Scholten officiating. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th ST. Holland. Memorial contributions may be given to ARMA – Association for Reformed Ministries Abroad or Laotian Christian Reformed Church.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • ARMA -Association for Reformed Ministries Abroad
    4544 Van Buren St.
    Hudsonville, MI 49426
  • Laotian Christian Reformed Church
    940 Royce Ave
    Holland, MI 49423

Arrangements By

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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