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Joan Treffers

Obituary for Joan Treffers

July 25, 1941 - November 9, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 76


Joan Treffers, age 76 of Zeeland went home to rest in the arms of her Lord and Savior Thursday, November 9, 2017.

She is survived by her husband Joe of 54 years, her three sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren; Dave and Gwen Treffers (Mike Treffers and his fiancé Kristen Martin and Carrie and Russ King), Dan and Tam Treffers (Dani Treffers and her fiancé Alex Elenbaas, Noah, Jordyn and Tyler) Paul and Rachel Treffers (Kyle, Bret, Nick and Taylor) and four great grandchildren; she is also survived by her brothers: Bob and Ellen Walters and John Walters; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Hennie Albers, John Treffers, Julia Elgersma, Eveline Kaptein and Elsa Boersma.

Joan's brother Dick Walters preceded her in death.

Joan graduated from Holland Christian in 1959, attended Calvin College and fulfilled her love as a teacher working with children. Her grandchildren were the joy of her life. In retirement years she traveled and volunteered at World Renew and Zuni Christian School in Zuni, New Mexico.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State Street, Zeeland. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Drenthe Christian Reformed Church, 6344 Adams Street, Zeeland. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Zeeland Christian School.

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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