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Memorial/In Honor Gifts

Wiersum, Fern G. -- Fern G. (Spronk) Wiersum, age 73, of Jenison was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 21, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was a loving wife, mom, and grandma who treasured her family. Fern graduated from the Blodgett School of Nursing and worked for Spectrum Health as an RN for many years. She served her Lord with her time and talents in many ways which included volunteering at her church, Jenison Christian School and Rehoboth Christian School. Fern was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Alma Spronk; parents-in-law, Carl and Theresa Wiersum; sister-in-law, Debra Spronk; and nephew, Clinton Spronk. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 49 years, Carl; children and grandchildren, Brian and Amy Wiersum (Carley, Ellie), Carla and Robert Schaaf (Robert Jr., Mark, Thomas), Kevin and Amber Wiersum (Gavin, Addie, Ashleigh), Krista and Ernie Selvig (Maggie, Ty); brothers, Delmar and Jolene Spronk, Leon and Cynthia Spronk, Gordon Spronk, Randall and Beth Spronk; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Baldwin Street Christian Reformed Church, 2101 Baldwin Street, Jenison, with Rev. Don Van Slyke officiating. Interment Georgetown Township Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the familyTuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Drive SW. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to Rehoboth Christian School. Condolences may be sent online at 

In Memory of Fern Wiersum


To make a Memorial/In Honor Gift:

You can make a tax-deductible donation to Rehoboth Christian School as a gift in honor or in memory of someone. Memorial gifts are a thoughtful and tangible way to honor the life and memory of a beloved relative or friend. Gifts can also be made in special honor of celebrations such a milestone birthdays or anniversaries. All gifts made in honor or in memory are published in our quarterly newsletter. If you wish to make a gift in honor or in memory of someone, please make checks payable to Rehoboth Christian School and send to PO Box 41, Rehoboth, NM 87322. Also, please indicate in "memo" line on check who the gift is in memory/in honor of and if there is a *designation for scholarship/endowment. Gifts in honor of memory can also be made through paypal below. Please include name of individual in space available. 

*All non-designated gifts will go towards Rehoboth's Annual Fund.