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Mary Ruth Van Langevelde

Obituary for Mary Ruth Van Langevelde

October 20, 1931 - July 30, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 86


Mary Ruth Van Langevelde, age 86, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018.

Mary was a faithful wife, devoted to her family and had a genuine love for her extended family and friends. She earned her Masters in Teaching later in life while raising her family. She taught 6th grade in Fennville Schools for 20 years, faithfully using her generous lifestyle to enrich the lives of others and continuously saw the good in everyone. She enjoyed Community Theatre, participated in the Evergreen "Reactors" and the Appledorn kitchen band and was a lover of animals.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale "Soupy", in 1996.

She is survived by her children; Rick & Paula Van Langevelde, Karen & Steve Brookhouse, Mike & Cindy Van Langevelde; grandchildren,
Amy Van Langevelde, Beth & Dirk Kuipers, Will & Leah Van Langevelde, Anna & Bill Palmer, Abby & Dan Medewar, David & Kari Van Langevelde, Corey Van Langevelde;
12 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Shirley VanLangevelde; sister-in-law, Joyce & Ken Mast, and many nieces and cousins.

Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 pm on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Langeland Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th St. Holland, MI 49423.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Friday, August 3 also at Langeland Sterenberg Funeral Home officiated by Pastor Jennifer Ryden.

Memorial contributions may be given in Mary's honor to Embody Christ, Hospice of Holland or the Harbor Humane Society.

Burial to take place in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Embody Christ
    2014 South Shore Dr.
    Holland, MI 49423

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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