Ruth Van Der Kolk

February 20, 1928 - January 23, 2005 

Ruth Van Der Kolk

February 20, 1928 - January 23, 2005 

Obituary for Ruth Van Der Kolk

Ruth Van Der Kolk, age 76, of Holland died Sunday, January 23, 2005 at her home.

She was a member of Real Life Fellowship Church and was involved with Coffee Break Ministries and Women’s Bible Study.

She is survived by Her husband of 57 years Elmer and children:
Bette Jones of Zeeland
Ron and Jan Van Der Kolk of Holland
Diane and Jim Bloem of Louisville KY
Charles and Kathy Van Der Kolk of Holland
Tom and Laura Van Der Kolk of Holland
Wayne and Laura Van Der Kolk of Lansing
Bruce and Pam Van Der Kolk of Zeeland
Dave and Terry Van Der Kolk of Holland
Jon and Lisa Van Der Kolk of Holland
36 Grandchildren
6 Great-Grandchildren
Brothers- and Sisters-in-law:
Dorothy and Richard Kapenga of Holland
Hazel and Glenn VanderKamp of Holland
John and Perle Van Der Kolk of Forest Grove
Glen and Alice Van Der Kolk of Hudsonville
Several nephews nieces and cousins

A celebration ceremony will be 3:15 PM Tuesday, January 25, 2005 at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church 545 Country Club Road in Holland. Reverends Daryl Pierce and Gene Los will be officiating. Her body will be donated to the University of Michigan.

Visitation will be Monday from 6-9 PM at Lakeshore Memorial Services 11939 James Street in Holland and Tuesday from 1-3 PM at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be given to His Seed Sowers-Haiti or Real Life Fellowship Church. An on line registry book is available at for those who cannot attend the services.

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