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Nancy K. DeWilde

Obituary for Nancy K. DeWilde

January 3, 1956 - January 30, 2018
Beaverdam, Michigan | Age 62


Nancy DeWilde, 62, of Beaverdam, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

Nancy was born in Grand Rapids, on January 3, 1956, to Fred and Annette (Van Eerden) Vanden Berg. Nancy married Ken DeWilde in 1980. Nancy worked for 24 years as a letter carrier at the Zeeland Post office and was a great friend and neighbor to those on her postal routes. Nancy and Ken also enjoyed animals on their hobby farm. They raised goats, a few cattle, golden retrievers (donating puppies to Paws with a Cause), and horses. Ken and Nancy also were instrumental in starting a local food drive. Nancy loved spending time with her family and friends. Summers at the beach or at the pool with her nieces, nephews and their children were some of her favorite moments. Ken preceded Nancy in death on August 31, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her brother Fred as well as her parents.

She is survived by her children: Nancy and Dan Derick of Nashville, IL, Mike and Annie Marie DeWilde of Dallas, TX, Annette and Steve Thoel of Nashville, IL; four grandchildren: Michael (Chantelle) Derick, Josh (Jessica) Derick, Anthony (Liz) Thoel, Courtney (Mike) Kongevick; one great-granddaughter Nora Derick, her sisters: Judy and Randy Hyde of Cleveland, OH, Mary and Greg Green of Holland, Shirley and John Elders of Zeeland; her in-laws: Jan and Riek DeWilde, Gerrie Borgeling, Nell and Peter Page, Henk and Carol DeWilde, Marianne and Bob Groot, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are 1:00 pm, Sunday, February 4, 2018, at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. Visitation is 4-6 pm, Saturday, also at Yntema Funeral Home. Interment will be in Beaverdam Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Paws with a Cause or Hospice of Holland.

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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