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Renee Ann (Vanderwey) Brink

August 17, 1971 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 48)


Renee Ann Brink, age 48 of Robinson Township, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones, after a long illness. She was born on August 17, 1971 in Sussex, New Jersey to Donald and Martha (Sytsema) Vanderwey. Renee married Scott Brink on July 6, 1991 in Sussex, NJ.

Renee was a member of Lifetree Community Church and the Grand Haven Elks Lodge. She loved going camping, taking trips to the beach, going dune-riding at Silver Lake, and playing cards, especially euchre. Renee also enjoyed gardening and took pride in canning her own fruits and veggies. She had a great sense of humor and everyone who knew her appreciated her personality and wit.

Renee will be lovingly remembered and missed by her husband of 29 years, Scott; her mother, Martha Vanderwey; mother-in-law, Elaine Brink; her two sisters, Martha Jane (John) Miedema and Terri (Tom) Visser; sisters-in-law, Tricia (Thom) Bartels, Tammy (Chad) Berghorst, Rachelle (Matt) VandeBunte; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Vanderwey; and father-in-law, James Brink.

The Funeral Service for Renee will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Lifetree Community Church with Pastor Jeff Elzinga officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Robinson Township Cemetery.

The family requests memorial contributions be made online to their Go-Fund-Me account, “Scott and Renee Brink” https://www.gofundme.com/f/scott-and-renee-brink. 

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August 1, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
LifeTree Community Church
10933 Lake Michigan Dr.
West Olive, MI 49460

Funeral Service
August 1, 2020

11:00 AM
LifeTree Community Church
10933 Lake Michigan Dr.
West Olive, MI 49460

Cemetery Interment

Robinson Township Cemetery
10780 N Cedar Dr.
Grand Haven, `MI 49417


Go Fund Me - Scott and Renee Brink
ONLINE ONLY, Grand Haven MI 49417
Web: https://www.gofundme.com/f/scott-and-renee-brink

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