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Ray Terpstra

Obituary for Ray Terpstra

April 6, 1939 - March 30, 2018
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 78


Raymond Terpstra Jr., age 78, of Zeeland, entered into Glory Friday, March 30. 2018.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Judy (Bleeker) Terpstra; his children, grandchildren and great granddaughter: Curt and Vicki Terpstra (Will), Ron and Kryci Kempkers (Jordyn and Nicholas), Lori and Rick De Visser (Jenessa and her fiancé Michael [Brinslee], Austin), Kim and Larry Modrzynski (Ashley and David, Samantha, Kathryn), Kathy and Steve Langeland (Carson, Spencer, Nolan) and Mark Terpstra (Mark, McKenzie, Bryanna and Brady); brother Andy and Cherrill Terpstra; mother-in-law: Gertrude Bleeker Van Rhee; brothers and sisters-in-law: Mike and Shirley Bleeker, Randy and Janet Bleeker and Barb and John Blair.

Ray was preceded in death by his sister and her husband Ethel and Don Overweg.

He was a mechanic at Auto-Electric for several years and then drove truck as an owner/operator until he started driving for Roadway, retiring in 2000 after 29 years and over 1 million miles. Ray also worked for many years at Short Cut Garage.

Ray was a member of Christ Memorial Church.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 2, 2018 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 East 16th Street, Holland. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in the sanctuary at Christ Memorial Church, 595 Graafschap Road, Holland. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Holland or Providence Health Care and Rehabilitation.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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