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Lillian Slenk

Obituary for Lillian Slenk

June 14, 1928 - October 24, 2017
Holland, Michigan | Age 89


Lillian Slenk, age 89, of Holland passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. She was a beautiful, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.

Lillian graduated from Holland Christian and was a charter member of Providence CRC. She was a floral designer for many years. She loved to swim, walk, was an incredible cook, and creative gal. She treasured family get-togethers, lunches with her sisters, spending time with her grandkids. She had a sensitive but strong spirit, was full of love for others and a pillar of faith for her family. You always knew how much you were loved because she had the ability to cry, laugh, encourage and celebrate through every milestone.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John in 2010. She is survived by her children, Terry (Kristi) Slenk, Mike (Belva) Slenk, Deb (Joe) Baillargeon, Jana (Mike) Stejskal, all of Holland, Rick (Lori) Slenk of Annapolis, MD, and Sally (Verlan) Van Wyk of Grinnell, IA. Her siblings, Euni Timmer, Elte Klynstra, Nancy (Jim) Meyer, and Lee (Carol) Karsten. She was blessed with 20 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.

Funeral services are planned for 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 27, 2017 at Providence CRC, 821 Ottawa Ave., Holland, with Pastor Bryan VanSoelen officiating. Burial will be in Graafschap Cemetery. Visiting hours are from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 26, at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E 16th St., Holland. Contributions may be made to Holland Christian Schools, Sully Christian School or Annapolis Area Christian School.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Sully Christian School
    12629 S. 92nd Ave.
    Sully, IA 50251
  • Annapolis Area Christian School
    716 Bestgate Rd.
    Annapolis, MD 21401

Arrangements By

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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