Nancy Ann Meekhof, age 73 of Spring Lake, danced into the loving arms of Jesus on Thursday, June 3, 2021. She was born on February 18, 1948 in Grand Rapids, MI to Howard and Wilma (DeRoller) Van Dusen. Nancy married Larry Meekhof on August 21, 1981 in Grand Rapids, MI.
She was a proud 1966 graduate of Ottawa Hills High School and went onto college at Western Michigan University, and later, obtained a Master’s degree in language arts. Nancy spent the next 20 plus years working with students who suffered from dyslexia and other learning differences.
Nancy is survived by her loving husband, Larry; daughter and caregiver, Kristin, and her son, Stephen Meekhof; her sister, Carol (Jim) Gehrke; her brother, Jerry (Ann) Van Dusen; and sisters-in-law, Beverly Jessup and Phyllis (Jerry) Hooker.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, James H. Vande Vusse, and his parents, Howard and Ann Vande Vusse; her parents, Howard and Wilma Van Dusen; and in-laws, Joe and Eleanor Meekhof.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Ottawa Community, Grand Rapids Right to Life, or SLD Read at https://www.sldread.org/.
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Hospice of North Ottawa Community
1309 Sheldon Road, Grand Haven MI 49417
Grand Rapids Right to Life
P.O. Box 901, Grand Rapids MI 49509-0901
2650 Horizon DR SE Suite 230, Grand Rapids MI 49546