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Gerry P. (Hoogenboom) Van Elzelingen

September 27, 1924 ~ December 15, 2017 (age 93)

Mrs. Gerry P. Van Elzelingen, age 93, of Grand Haven passed away December 15, 2017 at Mercy Campus in Muskegon. She was born on November 27, 1924 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands to the late Jan and Geertje (Frank) Hoogenboom. Gerry married Lawrence (Larry) Van Elzelingen on May 19, 1954 in Rotterdam. He passed away December 30, 2010. She worked for the Grand Haven Public Schools as a playground supervisor retiring in 1987. Gerry was a very active member of Trinity Reformed Church serving coffee and cookies. She was a talented seamstress, loved flowers, gardening, crocheting, knitting, traveling, camping and enjoyed wintering in Florida for 18 years. Gerry is survived by her loving family; Cindy (Al) Zimmerman of Grand Haven, James (Pat) Van Elzelingen of Wyoming; 4 grandchildren; Steven (Wanda) Zimmerman, Kassandra (Brandon) Moomey, Jordan & Sarah Van Elzelingen; 2 great grandchildren; Mason Byron and Silas Van Elzelingen. She was preceded in death by 8 siblings. The Funeral Service for Gerry will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Trinity Reformed Church with Pastor Randy Bremmer officiating. Interment will be in Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Friends are invited to meet the family 5—8 p.m. Monday at Klaassen Family Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be given to Trinity Reformed Church or Love in Action. Please visit to sign Gerry’s on line guest book.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Trinity Reformed Church
1330 S. Ferry Street, Grand Haven MI 49417

Love in Action
1106 Fulton Street, Grand Haven MI 49417

 Service Information

December 18, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Klaassen Family Funeral Home
1500 Robbins Road
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Funeral Service
December 19, 2017

11:00 AM
Trinity Reformed Church
1330 S Ferry St.
Grand Haven, MI 49417

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