Margaret Catherine DeVries
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Margaret Catherine DeVries

March 18, 1920 - September 02, 2005

Margaret Catherine DeVries

March 18, 1920 - September 02, 2005


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Ordering through the funeral home helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship with. Through this service, you will be able to leave a longer message of support to the family via a card with the picture of your selection that will be included with your thoughtful gesture. As well as a photo of your arrangement and message will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender, allowing you the opportunity to choose a different arrangement if you wish.

The price of these selections also include the funeral home caring for the flowers after the funeral and delivering them to the family, or various care facilities where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.

Memorial Candles

A Perpetual Tribute

The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.

Memorial Trees

Circle of Life

In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

Sympathy Cards

A Thoughtful Gesture

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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.

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A Helping Hand

The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.

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Obituary for Margaret Catherine DeVries

Margaret DeVries, age 85, of Zeeland, formerly Grand Rapids, died Friday, September 02, 2005 at Oak Crest Manors. She was a member of the Second Reformed Church in Zeeland. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. She is survived by her husband Lloyd and: Sisters in law: Mary Takas of Grandville Vivian Doornbosch of Florida Ruth Urgelles of Florida Nephews nieces: Barbara and Mike Moyes of Grand Ledge Judy and Roger Wynsma of Holland Donald and Judy Takas of Byron Center Gerald and Joan Takas of Grandville Dale and Carolyn Takas of Belmont Several cousins Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Sunday, September 4, 2005 at Lakeshore Memorial Services 11939 James Street in Holland. Dr. John Schmidt will be officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Grand Rapids. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2-3 PM at Lakeshore Memorial Services prior to the ceremony. Memorial contributions may be made to Second Reformed Church. An on line registry book is available at for those who cannot attend the services.

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