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Subject: Jessie TIMMER
Date: 16 Apr 2005 14:21:44 -0600
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Surnames: TIMMER, VANDERVEEN, POSTHUMUS, DEDIE, WIERSMA, VANDENHEIEVEL, HETTINGA, FOSTER, KRAMER, HART, GRANADO, OPT'HOFF
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TIMMER, Mrs. Jessie
Went home to be with her Lord on Friday, April 15, 2005. Jessie was born December 29, 1902, in Holland, Michigan, the daughter of Henry and Winnie (VanderVeen) Posthumus, and was the last surviving child. She has been a Kalamazoo area resident for over 70 years, had helped operate the family farm in Texas Corners for many years, and was a longtime member of the First Reformed Church of Portage. On February 22, 1923 she was united in marriage to John Timmer, who preceded her in death on January 17, 1980. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Susie DeDie, Clara Wiersma, Maggie Posthumus, Katie VandenHeievel, Sam, Garrett, George, John, Pete and Hank (Henry) Posthumus. Surviving are her daughter, Dena Hettinga of Mattawan; grandchildren, Karen (Jeff) Foster, Susan (Thomas) Kramer, Dawn (Greg) Hart, Bonnie (Rey) Granado, Jimm Opt'Hoff; great-grandchildren, Andy, Travis, Justin, Brandon, Jacob, Nicholas, Johnathan, Jesse and Alicia; and several nieces and nephews. Fune!
ral Services will be held 1:00 Monday at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Portage Chapel, 411 E. Centre Ave. with Rev. Edwin Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Portage Chapel. To make a lasting memorial in Jessie's memory please remember the World Missionary Evangelism, Inc., P.O. Box 660800, Dallas, TX 75266, or to the First Reformed Church of Portage. www.langelands.com
Published in the Kalamazoo Gazette on 4/16/2005. (posted by a volunteer-no family connection)