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Joan Berens

Obituary for Joan Berens

July 13, 1930 - May 16, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 86


Joan Berens, 86, of Drenthe, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017, at her home.

Joan was born July 13, 1930, at the family home in Drenthe, to Herman and Minnie (Beyer) Berens. She was a lifelong member of Drenthe Christian Reformed Church. Joan worked for many years at Palmbos Eggs prior to her retirement. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother Howard Berens, sister Anita Lamer, brothers-in-law: Andrew Lamer and Arthur Schipper.

Joan is survived by her sister Lavina Schipper of Holland; several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Joan's family is grateful for the faithful service in the past 7 years of Alliance Home Health Care for the tremendous care provided to Joan, especially through the hands of Nancy Weener.

A funeral service to honor the faith and life of Joan Berens will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, May 19, 2017, at Drenthe Christian Reformed Church, 6344 Adams Street, Zeeland, MI 49464. Her pastor, Rev. Aaron Greydanus will officiate. Visitation will be 4-6 pm, Thursday, at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Drenthe CRC.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Drenthe Christian Reformed Church
    6344 Adams
    Zeeland, MI 49464

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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