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Obituary for Joan Bruins

July 22, 1932 - April 20, 2018
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 85


Joan Bruins, 85, of Zeeland, died Friday, April 20, 2018.

Joan was born July 22, 1932, on the Bruins family farm in North Blendon. Joan was one of eight children born to Benjamin and Clara (Visser) Bruins. Joan worked for GE for 34 years before retiring. She volunteered at Heritage Health and Rehab in Zeeland for many years. Joan was a longtime member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church of Zeeland, where she was a member of their bell choir for 14 years. She was preceded in death by her siblings: Marguerite Bruins, Junior Bruins, Eleanor Michmerhuizen, Bernard Bruins, Marian Rubingh, Chester Bruins, and Bernice Bosscher.

She is survived by her sister-in-law Mrs. Ruth (Roger) Bremer, and her sister-in-law Mrs. Chet (Joan) Bruins, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

A funeral service to honor the faith and life of Joan will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 541 East Main Ave., Zeeland 49464. Her pastor, Rev. Daniel Kinnas, will be officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 pm, Monday, at the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland 49464. Interment will be in Blendon Twp. Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel CRC Building Fund, or Hospice of Holland.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Bethel CRC Building Fund
    541 East Main Ave.
    Zeeland, MI 49464

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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