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John J. Timmer

Obituary for John J. Timmer

March 14, 1938 - March 2, 2018
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 79


John J. Timmer, age 79 of Zeeland, entered into his heavenly home on Friday, March 2, 2018.

John was a lifelong member of Drenthe Christian Reformed Church where he served as both an elder and deacon. John was a hard worker and loved his work on the farm. He also served on the boards of the Hudsonville Farmers Coop and the Ottawa County Farm Bureau. John's family knew him as a gentle, loving and generous man, and he will be deeply missed.

John is survived by his wife of 60 years, Alma Timmer; children: Judy (Rod) Westveld of Zeeland, John (Margaret) Timmer of Holland, Jill (Dale) Stewart of Dillon, MT, Jack (Beth) Timmer of Zeeland; 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are siblings: Sybella (James) Hoeve, Linda (Charles) Land, Jim (Carol) Timmer; in-laws: Geneva (Bob) Hoeve, Ruth Woudwyk, Brenda (Don) Woodwyk, Janice (Jim) Blood, Gord (Pat) DeRoo; as well as many nephews and nieces.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, on Monday, March 5, 2018, at Drenthe Christian Reformed Church, 6344 Adams St. Zeeland, MI 49464. Pastors Doug Hoeve and Chris Timmer will officiate. Visitation will be 4-7 pm, Sunday, March 4 at the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. Burial will be in West Drenthe Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Westland Bible Mission, 250 Camp Trail, Dillon, MT 59725 or Right to Life of Michigan, 607 Heritage Ct. Holland, MI 49423.

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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