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Martha Rose Wielenga

Obituary for Martha Rose Wielenga

April 6, 1921 - July 28, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 96


Martha Rose Wielenga, 96, of Zeeland, passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017.

Martha was born April 6, 1921, in Zurich, Switzerland, to Albert and Martha (Kohler) Grau. She immigrated to the United States with her family in 1927. Martha graduated from Grand Rapids Central and contributed to the war effort in manufacturing during WWII. After the war she met Pier Wielenga and they married in June of 1949. Martha and Pier raised their family in Zeeland and they were members of the Holland Gospel Chapel.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Pier, their children: Nancy Wielenga of Holland, Phillip and Marni Wielenga of Traverse City, Lydia and Paul Murray of Bellaire, Tom Wielenga and Susan Kiss of Hollywood, FL, Susan and Joseph Mahan of Ocala, FL; their grandchildren: Benjamin, Daniel, Jenny, Corrie, Nathan, Samuel, Hana, Erin, Bethany, Rosaleen, Colin; great-grandchildren: Audrey, Skye, Tadd, Brennan, Evelyn, Lillian, Elecia; and her brother Richard Grau of Schoolcraft.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the Holland Gospel Chapel, 106 West 26th Street, Holland, 49423. Visitation will be 6-8 pm, Tuesday, at the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. Chapel Interment will be in North Holland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Holland Gospel Chapel.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Holland Gospel Chapel
    106 West 26th Street
    Holland, MI 49423

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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