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La Vern "Lefty" and Dolores Aalderink

Obituary for La Vern "Lefty" and Dolores Aalderink

July 19, 1933 - June 29, 2019
Borculo, Michigan | Age 85


LaVern "Lefty" and Dolores Aalderink, 85 and 84 years respectively, of Borculo, passed away on June 29 and July 14, 2019.

Lefty was born July 19, 1933, and raised in Hamilton, the son of Gary and Sadie (Albers) Aalderink. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Dolores was born November 10, 1934, in Borculo, to William and Cornelia (Rynsberger) Austof. Dolores graduated from Holland Christian High School. Lefty and Dolores married on January 8, 1953. They were longtime members of Borculo Christian Reformed Church. Lefty and Dolores also owned and operated Crestview Golf Course for many years. They enjoyed their motorcoach traveling for many years driving through all 48 lower states and visiting all 50.

Dolores and Lefty are survived by their children: La Vonne Doan VanDenBerg (Mike), La Nell Aalderink and Gary W. Aalderink (Lisa); 3 grandchildren: Mike (Pam) Doan, Riley (Keegan) Aalderink and Kaley Aalderink; 2 great granddaughters Nicole and Anika Doan; Lefty's sister Betty (Bruce) Eding, Dolores' sister Bernice Nienhuis, and many extended family and friends.

A memorial service in honor of Dolores and Lefty will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Borculo Christian Reformed Church, 6444 96th Ave., Zeeland. Visitation will be 10:00-10:45 prior to the service. Private interment services will be in Borculo Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice of North Ottawa Community. Arrangements are by the Yntema Funeral Home, Zeeland.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Hospice of North Ottawa Community
  • Hospice of North Ottawa Community
    1309 Sheldon Road
    Grand Haven, MI 49417

Arrangements By

Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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