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Joanne M. Kleinhuizen

Joanne M. Kleinhuizen

Nov. 10, 1938 - July 15, 2013

PRINSBURG - Joanne M. (Bonnema) Kleinhuizen, age 74, of Prinsburg, died Monday evening, July 15, at her home in Prinsburg.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 19, at First Christian Reformed Church in Prinsburg. Interment will be in the Holland Township Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the First Christian Reformed Church in Prinsburg and one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Tri-County Funeral Home in Prinsburg.

Joanne Mae Kleinhuizen was born November 10, 1938 in Whitefield Twp. to Barney & Wilhemina (Bruggers) Bonnema. She attended Sunnyside School and graduated from Raymond High School. She was married to Melvin Kleinhuizen on April 11, 1958. She was a member of First Prinsburg Christian Reformed Church where she was part of Bible Club, Mission Club, and taught Sunday School. She worked for Service Oil of Prinsburg, Inc. as a bookkeeper from 1972-2004. She was a volunteer for CRWRC/Disaster Relief Services in North Carolina, Florida, and Iowa. She volunteered for the New 2 You Thrift Store. She loved reading, knitting, crocheting, fishing, gardening, traveling and cooking meals for her family. She enjoyed and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren who will all miss her greatly.

She is survived by three daughters: Denise & Tom Bakker, Donna & Craig Groen, and Darlene & Ronn Duininck all of Prinsburg. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren 16 great grandchildren, two brothers: Stanley & Pat Bonnema of Hoyt Lakes; and Harvey & Fran Bonnema of Olympia, WA., two sisters: her twin, Joyce Slagter of Prinsburg and Rosie & Julius Brouwer of Raymond, and three sisters-in-law: Jean & Ron Johnson of Raymond, Emma Bonnema of Raymond; and Geneva & Gordy Grussing of Clara City; and many other friends and relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband Mel in 2012, her parents, and her brothers, Roland, John Henry, Benjamin and Marlin Bonnema.