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Peter Terpsma

Obituary for Peter Terpsma

February 14, 1927 - December 2, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 90


Peter Terpsma, age 90, of Zeeland, went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 2, 2017.

Born in Holland, he attended Holland High School and served in the US Navy during WWII. Peter was a long time, faithful member of Bethany Christian Reformed Church and previously served as a deacon and elder. Peter was employed by Oven Fresh Bakery as a driver salesman.

Peter was a man of deep faith and had a kind and gentle spirit. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He enjoyed sports, especially bicycling by Lake Michigan with his wife, Mary. Peter and Mary enjoyed the last 25 winters at their home in Parrish, Florida, where they had many special friends.

Peter was preceded in death by his son Peter in April, 2017.

Peter is survived by his:

Wife of 69 years, Mary

Sons (both of Grand Rapids)
David Terpsma
Daniel (Jessica) Terpsma

Sally Terpsma of Mears

Michelle Wright
Rachel and Tony Thampan
Elizabeth and Ted Mosies
Jeremy and Melissa Terpsma
Matthew and Keiko Terpsma
Eric and Holly Terpsma
Stacy Terpsma
Allyson Terpsma

Great Grandchildren

Special Niece
Wilma Terpsma

Special thanks for the care provided by Appledorn Assisted Living and Hospice of Holland.

Visitation is scheduled for 9:30-10:30am Tuesday, December 5 at Bethany Christian Reformed Church, 11 E 32nd St., Holland. Funeral services will follow at 11:00am with Pastor Dan Walcott officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to World Renew.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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