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Leona Bouws

Obituary for Leona Bouws

March 16, 1927 - April 30, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 90


Leona Bouws, 90, of Zeeland, formerly of Holland, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Leona was born in Holland, Michigan, on March 16, 1927, to Cornelius and Dora (Por) Vryhof. She graduated from Holland Christian High School and later married Gord Bouws. Leona and Gord raised their family in Holland Heights and they were charter members of Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church. At church, Leona was a choir member and part of the Household Bible Studies. She was preceded in death by her husband Gord in 2002.

Leona is survived by her children: Kathy Kuiper of Holland, Robert and Jill Bouws of Grand Rapids; grandchildren: Betsy and Brian Turnbull of Seattle WA, Emily Heerema of Holland, Joel and Jackie Kuiper of Eugene OR, Eric Duemler of Grand Rapids; great-grandchildren: Erica, Samuel, Max, Micah, Lilly; brother Wesley and Fran Vryhof, sisters-in-law Carol Vryhof, Zaida Vryhof, and a large extended family.

The Bouws family is grateful for the loving care Leona received from the staff of Vista Springs and Hospice of Holland.

A service to honor the faith and life of Leona Bouws will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, May 12, 2017, at Holland Heights CRC, 836 East 8th Street, Holland 49423. Visitation will be 10:00-10:45 am prior to the service at church. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to The House, a ministry of the CRC, P.O. Box 51212, Seattle WA 98115.

Arrangements by Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, Holland.

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315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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