Background Image

Hope College April 2013 : Page 28

Craig Greshaw, Charlotte Faith, Jan. 3, 2013. Aaron Jubar ’00 and Jill Spalding ’01 Jubar, Cole Joseph, July 22, 2009; and Corinne Hope, June 1, 2012. Allicia Stojic ’00 Smrha and Adam Smrha, Aaron Jonathan, Sept. 24, 2012. Sara Palmer ’00 Talsma and Matthew Talsma, Conner Jay, Dec. 18, 2012. Melissa Sloothaak ’01 Brouwer and Robert Brouwer, Landon Douglas, Feb. 19, 2013. Mary Klokkert ’01 Hallihan and Matthew Hallihan, Dylan, Oct. 9, 2009. Heidi Hickman ’01 Henson and Nathaniel Henson, Nora Clay, Dec. 2, 2011. Matthew Holmes ’01 and Jennifer Joubran ’02 Holmes, Vivian Marie, Jan. 17, 2013. Brian Kieft ’01 and Kimberly VanDerWende ’01 Kieft, Evan Matthew, July 23, 2012. Jill Schaap ’01 Kraker and Bradley Kraker, Emersyn Joy, Dec. 16, 2012. Douglas Mulder ’01 and Robyn Mulder, Zoe Diane, Dec. 27, 2012. Kristin Nelson ’01 O’Brien and Shawn O’Brien, Samuel Joseph, July 11, 2012. Joellen DeLong ’01 Shellenbarger and Andy Shellenbarger, Alec Joseph, May 10, 2011. Taylor Werkman ’01 and Vincent Halliday, Camden Riley Werkman Halliday, May 18, 2012. Benjamin Wing ’01 and Heather Dustin ’02 Wing, Evan Daniel, Aug. 5, 2011. Jessica Case ’02 Eisenberg and Adam Eisenberg, Esther Michelle, Sept. 7, 2012. Anna King ’02 and John Vest, Elijah William, Dec. 20, 2012. Ross Poll ’02 and Kara VanAssen ’03 Poll, Hudson Ross, Dec. 6, 2012. William Schubert ’02 and Katie Bauman ’03 Schubert, Joseph William and Zeke Thomas, Oct. 17, 2012. Bethany Buege ’02 Thompson and Gabriel Thompson, Elijah Lance, Nov. 5, 2012. Jay Thwaites ’02 and Mary Chambers ’03 Thwaites, Patrick Ryan, Jan. 2, 2013. Trevor Weston ’02 and Sarah Weston, Lucille Susan, Nov. 16, 2012. Jennifer Coleman ’03 Hendricks and Brian Hendricks, Scott Robert, Nov. 8, 2012. Susan DeLange ’03 Hudec and Carl Hudec, Carter Andrew, June 1, 2012. Jessica Davis ’03 Koehle and Karl Koehle, Gretchen Milada, June 25, 2012. Rachel Powers ’03 Llanes and Robert Llanes, Robert Wade, Aug. 31, 2012. Jessica Oosting ’03 Luepke and Michael Luepke, Hunter Michael, Dec. 13, 2012. Amy Sato ’03 Flessner and Christopher Flessner, Landon David, Aug. 26, 2011. Nicole Yelding ’03 Sinclair and Morgan Sinclair, Dovahl Fitzgerald, Dec. 31, 2012. Andrea Brani ’04 Marietta and Frank Marietta, Francesca Richelle, Feb. 11, 2013. Julie Wiant ’04 Meyers and Andrew Meyers ’05, Aiden Joshua, Dec. 1, 2012. Kyle Nevenzel ’04 and Amber Nevenzel, Adam Robert, Jan. 20, 2013. Michelle Smith ’04 Sandeen and Andrew Sandeen, Zarya Jill, Nov. 2, 2012. Sarah Bolman ’04 Sobel and Andrew Sobel, Josie Mae, Oct. 17, 2012. Tamara Bovenkerk ’04 Timm and Adam Timm, Isaac Jean, born Dec. 16, 2011; welcomed home as foster son, Jan. 12, 2012; adopted on Nov. 1, 2012. Lindsey Brink ’04 Van Dis and Daniel Van Dis ’05, Logan Anderson, Dec. 5, 2012. Sarah Lamer ’05 DeVisser and Michael DeVisser, Maxwell Jay, Nov. 17, 2012. Dinah Rios ’05 Pereira and Danny Pereira, Emanuel Efrain, Nov. 9. 2012. Tara Van Hoven ’05 Poore and Andrew Poore, Hadley Joy, Jan. 3, 2013. Travis Spaman ’05 and Lindsey Schaap ’06 Spaman, Henley Marie, Jan. 8, 2013. Meg Barlow ’06 Bartlett and Nick Bartlett, Gracie Jo, Oct. 26, 2012. Julia Wylie ’06 Bryant and Paul Bryant, Wylie James, Nov. 11, 2012. Jeffrey Carlson ’06 and Shawna Buche ’06 Carlson, Myles Todd, Jan. 11, 2013. Kyle Cox ’06 and Sarah Blankenship ’06 Cox, Abigail Kathryn and Ellen Carol, Jan. 23, 2013. Adam Locker ’06 and Leah DeWitt ’06 Locker, Harper Anne, Feb. 14, 2013. Bethany Klunder ’06 Nyboer and Granger Nyboer ’07, Douglas, Oct. 22, 2012. Robert Sweas ’06 and Krista Sweas, Paul Robert, Oct. 15, 2012. Jennifer Stults ’07 Dykema and Mark Dykema ’07, Audrey, Dec. 7, 2008; and Charlotte Anne Marie, Oct. 29, 2011. Sarah Franks ’07 Klooster and Kyle Klooster, Claire Charlotte, Nov. 18, 2012. Carolyn Morse ’08 Singley and Evan Singley, Logan Ellis, March 16, 2012. Lynde Seaver ’08 Szczembara and Daniel Szczembara, Molly Marie, Oct. 25, 2012. Roxanne Fisnick ’09 Adkins and Matt Adkins, Ella Marie, Feb. 20, 2013. Mackenzie Borgondy ’09 and Chris Batterbee ’10, Beau Brady, Nov. 12, 2012. Brittany Posma ’09 Knapp and Nicolas Knapp, Foster Wyatt, Feb. 11, 2013. Victoria Baar ’10 Zokoe and Caleb Zokoe, Jameson Andrew, Aug. 6, 2012. 2012. Gary Hamilton ’92, Master of Business Administration with a specialization in healthcare management, Indiana Wesleyan University, magna cum laude . Kim Collins ’98 Towler, Master of Arts in counseling, Wayne State University, August 2007. Laura Collins ’02, master’s degree in communication with a leadership emphasis, Spring Arbor University, Nov. 17, 2012. Jason Mejeur ’04, Master of Business Administration, Colorado Christian University. Jennifer Stults ’07 Dykema, Master of Fine Arts in poetry, Murray State University. Jeni Hansen ’08 Sincoff Gard, master’s in art education, University of Florida, 2012. Leigh Austin ’09, Master of Social Work, University of Michigan School of Social Work, July 2012. Staci Pessetti ’10, Master of Medical Science Degree, with highest honors, and induction into Pi Alpha, the National Physician Assistant Honor Society, Physician Assistant Program at Methodist University, Dec. 15, 2012. Jeri Pitcher ’11, Master of Social Work, Loyola University Chicago, May 2012. law, Helen Borr; an aunt; and nieces, nephews and cousins. Robert Burton ’49 of Grand Rapids, Mich., died on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. He was 85. He was an otolaryngologist and had a practice in Grand Rapids. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Nella Pyle ’53 Burton; three children, Mary (Todd) Nelp, Bob (Julie Yen) Burton, and Jim (Ann Murphy) Burton; and six grandchildren. Doris Plyter ’55 Cole of Williamson, N.Y., died on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. She was 82. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Cole; and two daughters, Nancy Plyter and Barbara Lettis. Survivors include two daughters, Anne (Dan) VanEenwyk and Marcia (Dean) Rochevot; her son-in-law, Ed Lettis; seven grandchildren; brother, Walt (Marge) Plyter; and sisters, Ethel (Dave) James and Lucy Stroble. Paul DeKok ’51 of Holland, Mich., died on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. He was 85. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He was a chemist for Parke Davis & Co. Survivors include his wife, Olga Kilian ’49 DeKok; three children, David (Lisa Brittingham) DeKok ’75, Gretchen DeKok, and Daniel (Nancy) DeKok; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eva Dow and Sylvia DeKok; and many nieces and nephews. Don Dephouse ’60 of Holland, Mich., died on Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013. He was 73. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He retired in 2011 after practicing for more than 40 years as an ophthalmologist at the Sight Eye Clinic. He was preceded in death by his sister, Sally Walters. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Cynthia Holt Dephouse; his children, Derek (Elaine) Dephouse, Link (Bridget Crotty ’94) Dephouse, and Erin (B.) Puckett; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob (Judy) Walters, and Larry (Lisa) Holt; and his nieces. Kathryn Douma ’41 DePue of Grand Ledge, Mich., died on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. She was 93. She taught English, journalism and Latin at Grand Ledge Public Schools. She continued to tutor students in Latin past her 90th birthday. She was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip DePue. Survivors include her sister, Adrianna (Russell) Rutgers; sons, Daniel DePue and Mark (Jane) DePue; two grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Robert DeYoung Sr. ’50 of Wyoming, Mich., died on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. He was 86. Deaths The college is often privileged to receive additional information in celebration of the lives of members of the Hope community who have passed away. Please visit the expanded obituaries we have made available online if you wish to read more about those whose loss is noted in this issue. William Arendshorst ’38 of Hol land, Mich., died on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. He was 96. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He was an ophthalmologist, chief of medical staff and chief of surgery at Holland Hospital and founded the Holland Eye Clinic. Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Elizabeth (Betty) Arendshorst; children, Bill (Donna) Arendshorst, Tom (Sharon) Arendshorst, John (Nicki) Arendshorst, and Jane Arendshorst ’82 (Rick) Schutt; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Barbara Borr-Veurink ’82 of Holland, Mich., died on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. She was 80. She was an organist emerita of Hope Church. Survivors include her children, Scott (Jan) Veurink, Martha Hamons, Ken Borst and Beth (Ric) Beltran; seven grandchildren, including Alison Fouts ’01 (Aaron ’00) Schantz; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Nyenhuis and Kathy (David) Prince; sister-in-Advanced Degrees Constance Goldzung-Eckart ’83, certificate of advanced graduate studies degree in educational leadership, Armenian International College, 2013. April Adams ’88 Rollins, Master of Education for students with exceptionalities accessing the general education curriculum, having endorsements in autism, emotional disabilities and other learning differences, George Mason University, 28 News News From From Hope Hope College College

Previous Page  Next Page

Publication List
Using a screen reader? Click Here