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Margie Koetje

Obituary for Margie Koetje

December 29, 1932 - November 12, 2019
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 86


Margie Koetje, age 86, of Zeeland, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the Royal Atrium Inn in Zeeland.

Margie graduated from Northern Michigan Christian High School and was a member of Third Christian Reformed Church in Zeeland. She worked at Bosgraaf Greenhouse for many years and was an active volunteer at her church and at Paradise Bound Ministries. She was also a mentor for Revival Kids in Marion, MI.

Margie was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Marvin "Merk" Koetje in 2013 and a grandson, Logan Gamez.

Margie is survived by her:

Kathy (Roger) Dykstra of Hudsonville
Don (Pam) Koetje of Hudsonville
Jeff (Fiddo) Koetje of Cedar Hill, TN
Micki (Stuart) Stroven of Coopersville

Joseph Dykstra and Mindy Merritt
Rachelle (Kent) Bosma
Nathaniel (Nicole) Dykstra
Kayla (Greg) DeWeerd
Dirk (Erin) Koetje
Maggie (Tyler) Huizenga
Shakeiva Shaw
Alexandria (Aaron) Sandbulte
Anthony Stroven
Nelva Stroven

18 Great Grandchildren

Betty (George) Groen of California
Sy (Jan) Ellens of Kalamazoo

In Laws
Al Agema of Falmouth
Annetta Koetje of Cascade
Joan Koetje of Grandville
Hank (Harriet) Koetje of Byron Center

As well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services are planned for 10:00am Monday, November 18 at Third Christian Reformed Church, 10 W Central, Zeeland with Rev. Mark Timmer officiating. Burial will be in Highland Hillside Cemetery, Osceola County. Visitation is scheduled for 1:00-3:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm Sunday, November 17 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S State St., Zeeland. Memorial contributions may be made to Northern Michigan Christian Schools. Condolences may be left online at

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Northern Michigan Christian Schools
    McBain, MI

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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