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Betty Jo Timmerman

Betty Jo Timmerman (VanderWal), age 80, of Jenison was called home to rest in the arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. She was the daughter of Henry and June VanderWal, who preceded her in death. Betty was a faithful and longtime member of Southwest Protestant Reformed Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry, in 2013 after 57 years of marriage; brother, Ken VanderWal; in-laws, Floyd Darland, Luke Timmerman, Janet Byam, Faye and Ray VanTil, Wilma and Basil Hafer, Jane Kuiper. Betty will be lovingly remembered by her children, Deb and Jeff Cole, Dave and Jackie Timmerman, Gary Timmerman, Todd and Susan Timmerman, Kevin and Sally Timmerman, Mike and Kari Timmerman; 15 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; siblings, Dar Meehan, Pat Darland; in-laws, Ike Kuiper, Ann and Bernie Wychers. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at Southwest Protestant Reformed Church, 4875 Ivanrest Avenue SW, Grandville, with Rev. David Noorman officiating. Interment Georgetown Township Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Friday at the church from 6-7 p.m. prior to the service. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Heritage Christian School in Hudsonville, Michigan. “I have fought the good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day; and not to me only, but to all them that love his appearing.” 2 Timothy 4:7-8.

  1. I will miss our wonderful conversations, your smile, and your kind heart Aunt Bet’s. I know you wanted to go be with Uncle Hank and now you are but my heart is still broken and I will miss you so very much.

    - Melissa Spino
  2. There are so many childhood memories especially all the years of camping adventures that I still talk about today. Even though you will be missed we rest in our faith that you are in a better place, happy with Uncle Henry and my dear mother Jane.

    - Diane (Kuiper) Bryant
  3. To all of the family,
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. God’s peace and love surround you all at this difficult time.
    We really cherish the memories of all the talks and laughs we had with your parents when we were neighbors on Joosten St.
    We know that Hank and Betty are together again in Heaven.
    Cherish all your memories!

    - Bill and Barb Bigler

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