Gortsema, Riley Jeanne
Riley Jeanne Gortsema, aged 18, of Grandville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 25, 2013. She was preceded in death by her brother, Travis Gortsema and her grandparents, Leonard Jr. and Bette Van Heest. Surviving are her parents, Doug and Julie Gortsema; brother, Chad Gortsema; sister, Natasha Gortsema; grandparents, Marvin and Twyla Gortsema; uncles, Steve and Sue Van Heest, Vic and Anne Van Heest, David and Kristi Gortsema, Brett and Kristie Gortsema; cousins, Carissa, Aaron, Jessica, Ben, Kyle, Peter, Andrew, Torie, Noelle, Alecia, Andrew, Leah. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 1 PM at the Hope College Dimnent Memorial Chapel, 277 College Avenue, Holland with Rev. Paul Boersma officiating. Relatives and friends may meet the family Tuesday from 5-9 PM at Matthysse-Kuiper-DeGraaf (Grandville), 4145 Chicago Dr. SW. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Siempre Para Los Ninos Children’s Home (siemprekids.org). The Gortsema family sponsors children from this orphanage and Riley, Julie and Doug visited this orphanage during spring break.
Riley Gortsema May 29, 2013
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