Doris Kleinheksel

January 09, 1921 - April 25, 2012 

Doris Kleinheksel

January 09, 1921 - April 25, 2012 

Obituary for Doris Kleinheksel

Doris (Van Hoven) Kleinheksel, age 91 of Holland, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Oak Crest Manor of Holland.

Doris was a member of Christ Memorial Church. She was a graduate of Hope College, where she was a member of the Sigma Iota Beta sorority (SIB) and the Glee Club. Doris was a Big Band Singer and an avid bridge player. She was a member of the Michigan Association of Retired State Teachers, the Etta Fox Quester’s Group, the Holland and Zeeland Literary Clubs. She was a vocal music teacher in West Ottawa Public Schools where she was instrumental in providing musicals for students.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Kleinheksel II and brother, Ronald Van Hoven.

She is survived by her children:
John Henry III and Karen Kleinheksel
Kathleen and Ronald Rumble
Mary Kay and A.J. Visser
Peter Kleinheksel
Amanda Joy Kleinheksel and Ryan Maitland
Michael and Eva Rumble
Kristin and David Lieberth
Tracy and Alex Gabrielsen
Todd and Felicity Visser
Aric Visser and Kimberly Baker
Mathew and Teddi Visser
Great Grandchildren:
Aletha Maitland Kleinheksel, Leah, Lauren, and Jackson Rumble, Jessica, D.J., Jaret, and Whitney Lieberth, Max and Ruby Gabrielsen, Sebastian, Sophie, Loveday, Jessica, Milla, Aleksander, Luke, and Dirk Visser.
Donna Van Hoven
Special Friend:
Carol Van Kampen
Many nieces and nephews

A memorial service will be 2:00pm Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Christ Memorial Church, 595 Graafschap Road in Holland (Please use entrance D and E) with the Rev. Bill Boersema officiating. A time of fellowship will follow the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spectrum Hospice and Palliative Care, American Heart Association, American Kidney Foundation, or to a charity of one’s choice.

The family is being served by Lakeshore Memorial Services, Holland.

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