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Stanley R. Louwsma

Obituary for Stanley R. Louwsma

September 21, 1926 - November 15, 2018
Drenthe, Michigan | Age 92


Stanley R. Louwsma, 92, of Drenthe, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018.

Stan was born September 21, 1926, in Drenthe, to Albert and Henrietta (Nykamp) Louwsma. Stan served his country during WWII in the U.S. Navy. In 1949, he married Gertrude Sneller and they raised their family in Drenthe. He worked as a wood furniture finisher at Colonial Clock and at Sligh Furniture. Stan also did furniture refinishing at his home for many years. He was a longtime member of Drenthe Christian Reformed Church.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Gertrude Louwsma, their children: Laurel Louwsma, Michael and Dawn Louwsma, LeaAnn and Dan Overweg; grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Courtney and Mike Van Dis (Jack, Maxton, Graceleigh), Dan and Trisha Louwsma (Skylar), Brandon and Jen Overweg, Amanda Overweg; and many extended family.

The Louwsma Family is very grateful for the care, kindness, and friendship they have all received from Stan's doctor, Dr. Christopher Howell and his staff.

A funeral service to honor the faith and life of Stan Louwsma will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, November 19, 2018, at Drenthe Christian Reformed Church, 6344 Adams Street, Zeeland MI 49464. Visitation will be 2-4 Sunday, at the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. Interment will be in West Drenthe Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Gideons International.

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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