Donald Van Lente

January 17, 1922 - May 10, 2012 

Donald Van Lente

January 17, 1922 - May 10, 2012 

Obituary for Donald Van Lente

Donald Van Lente, age 90, of Park Township, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, May 10, 2012.

He was a charter member of the Ventura Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was the grower and owner of Van Lente Blueberry Farms and was a member of the Michigan Blueberry Growers Association since 1948. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and Paul Van Lente, and a sister Doris Slager.

He is survived by his wife, of 69 years, Bernice
Donna and Ed Kleibusch of Standale, MI
Joanne and Ronald Kopka of Plainwell, MI
Barbara and Terry Burlingame of Grandville, MI
Betty and Mike Mulcrone of Laingsburg, MI
Norma and Dave Rininger of Holland
Lois Van Lente and Mustafa Gheriani of Fenton, MI
Daniel and Linnay Van Lente of Park Township
17 Grandchildren
17 Great-grandchildren
Elizabeth Curti of Fort Gratiot, MI
Many nieces, nephews and cousins

A funeral service will be 1:00 PM Monday, May 14, 2012 at the Ventura Baptist Church, 16240 Quincy Street, in Holland. Rev. Timothy Durey will be officiating. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be Sunday from 7-9PM at Lakeshore Memorial Services, 11939 James Street, in Holland. Memorial contributions may be given to His Harvest Stand – Home Repair Ministry.

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