Maxine Hop

October 01, 1933 - October 30, 2014 

Maxine Hop

October 01, 1933 - October 30, 2014 

Obituary for Maxine Hop

Maxine Hop, age 81, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Spectrum Health – Butterworth in Grand Rapids.

Maxine was a member of North Holland Reformed Church her whole life. She was a teacher in the Wednesday evening program for many years. She was a teacher’s aide at West Ottawa Public Schools working with the special needs kids for almost twenty years.

Maxine loved to golf and bowl with her husband and other family members. Maxine was a master quilter. Her hands have sewn hundreds of quilts through the years. Almost all were given away as gifts to family and friends. She participated in the North Holland prayer quilt ministry making quilts for those needing encouragement, love and support.

She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years Junior Hop, her children Randall (Bev) Hop, Debra (Don) Vos, Karen (Dwain) Kamphuis and Beth Ann (John) Zoet; her grandchildren Ryan (Stephani) Hop, Jeffrey Hop (fiance Amie), Amy Hop (fiancé Max), Jonathan (Joelle) Vos, Rachel (Brad) Haan, Leah (Phil) Meiste, Phillip Kamphuis, Lauren Kamphuis, Jana (Tim) Zweering, Ross Zoet, and Bryan Zoet. She is also survived by her great grandchildren Carter and Alexa Hop, Charlie and Sadie Zweering, Lucas J. Vos and Cole B. Haan. Maxine is survived by her brothers Jason (Esther) Ebels, Bern (Jean) Ebels, Don (Nancy) Ebels, Bob (Marilyn) Ebels, by sister Pauline Rouwhorst, sister-in-law Mary Ebels; by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Sherwin and Delores Hop, Alverne and Arlene Hop, Robert and Thelma Hop, Elaine and Neil Jacobsen and Judith Kronemeyer.

Maxine was predeceased by a brother Glenn Ebels, sister Annabelle VandenBelt and brother-in-law Floyd VandenBelt, and brothers-in-law Claude Rouwhorst and Harold Kronemeyer.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11 A.M. at North Holland Reformed Church, 12050 New Holland St, in Holland. Rev. Steven DeVries will be officiating. Burial will take place in North Holland Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday, October 31, 2014 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 P.M. at Lakeshore Memorial Services, 11939 James Street in Holland. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the North Holland quilt ministry.

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