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Lois Rinsema Smits

Obituary for Lois Rinsema Smits

September 4, 1952 - August 12, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 65


Lois Rinsema Smits age 65, of Holland, died Sunday, August 12, 2018 at her home.

She was a member of Park Christian Reformed Church and worked as a Media Specialist for Holland Christian Schools.

Lois is survived by her husband of 45 years, David; daughters, Valerie and Seth Davies of Grand Rapids, Jane and Mark Adama of Tucson, Lori and Steven Evenhouse of Frankfort, IL; 8 grandchildren, Koen, Tysen and Brielle Davies, Evan, Annika and Kaitlyn Adama, Henry and Evelyn Evenhouse; brothers, Judd and Linda Rinsema of Phoenix, Clyde and Beth Rinsema of Muskegon; sister in law, Janet and Fredric Burghgraef of Grand Rapids, brothers in law, Glenn
and Sharlotte Smits of Crete, IL and Wes and Donna Smits of Denver.

Lois' career was highlighted by her work developing the media centers at many of the Holland Christian Schools and instilling a love for reading in the students. Since retiring, she had been overseeing the children's book section at Ditto. She loved to golf, hike and travel. Her 8 grandchildren were the joy of her life.

Funeral services will be 11:00am Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Park Church, 1496 W. 32nd St. Holland with Rev. Daniel Steen officiating. Burial will be in Graafschap Cemetery. Visitation willbe 3-7pm Friday, August 17, at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th St. Holland. Memorial contributions may be given to Holland Christian Schools Media Centers, Park Church Mission Fund or Hospice of Holland.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Park Church Mission Fund
    1496 W. 32nd St.
    Holland, MI 49423

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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