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John Theodore Hoogland

Obituary for John Theodore Hoogland

February 12, 1923 - October 13, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 94


John Theodore Hoogland, passed away at age 94.

John was born February 12, 1923 in Bozeman, Montana to Frank and Margaret Hoogland. He married Esther Meengs in 1948 and after 71 years together (married for 69 years) were blessed with four children: Jan (Jeff) Kenniston, Frank (Deb) Hoogland, Brian (Melissa) Hoogland and Lisa (Louis) Timmer; 12 grandchildren: Kara (Craig) VanDenBerg, Karter (Allison) Klingenberg, Lauren Kenniston, Lindsey (Brad) Iverson, Katie (Austin) Dahm, Jamie (Drew) Durham, Samuel Hoogland, Sophie Hoogland, Jordan (Nick) Rameriz, Jenna (Keith) Campbell, Caitlin (Matthew) Vander Windt, Corrin Timmer, Lucas and Molly Timmer; 16 great grandchildren; siblings: Lester Hoogland, Arlene Dykstra and Eleanor and Burton Borr.

John moved from Montana at age 2. He was a US Army veteran and proudly served his country during World War II. He was a Gideon, active at Third Christian Reformed Church serving as deacon and elder. He was involved in many community organizations. John was employed by Prudential Insurance for 31 years.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State Street, Zeeland. The funeral service with military honors will be 11 a.m. Monday at Third Christian Reformed Church, 10 West Central Avenue, Zeeland. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Zeeland Christian School, Holland Christian School, Gideons International or the Holland Rescue Mission.

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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