Dawn Rider

December 26, 1962 ~
October 9, 2021

Dawn Marie Rider, age 58, of Jenison, passed away unexpectedly and was called to her heavenly home on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Dawn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who treasured her family. She had a fierce love and was a protector of her family and that was evident to all who knew her. Dawn was blessed with a servant’s heart and would help anyone out with any need. Love knew no borders with her family and friends. Dawn’s happy place was at her cabin up north. Every Friday afternoon the truck was packed and she could not get there quick enough! Above all, she lived life to the fullest, and her legacy will be forever remembered. She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Patricia Moran; sister Tracy; and father-in-law, Jud Rider. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 29 years, Duane; children, Paul and Cara Rider, Elicia Rider, Michael Rider, Zach and April Rider; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; father, Larry Lake; mother-in-law, Diane Rider; siblings, Sandi and Richie Lobbezoo, Debbie Proos, Randy and Sharon Lake, Jim and Brenda Weller, Mona and Tom Corl, Rocky and Katrina Lake, Larae Lake; two brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law and their spouses; several loving extended family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW with Pastor Dennis Gilbert officiating. Relatives and friends may meet the family Thursday, October 14, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation or to Safe Haven Ministries.

Visitation
Thursday, October 14
6:00pm - 8:00pm

MKD - Grandville
4145 Chicago Dr. SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Phone: (616) 534-8656

Funeral Service
Friday, October 15
2:00pm

MKD - Grandville
4145 Chicago Dr. SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Phone: (616) 534-8656

Leave Your Tribute Message

October 13, 2021 5:13pm
Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved wife Dawn. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours during this difficult time.

- Mary Mumby and family

October 13, 2021 9:46am
Dawn's heart was so pure. I will forever know her as my second mom. She will be missed for eternity. My heart is broken for the whole family. I love all of you from the deepest part of my heart.

- Tracy VanderLinde

October 12, 2021 8:20pm
Duane we are so sorry for your loss cuz. We have very fond memories of our times together, You are family!! Dawn will be missed until we see her again! Sending Love prayers to you and family. Bryan & Loretta

- Bryan & Loretta Sergent

October 11, 2021 11:56pm
We are so sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers you Duane and your family. She will be missed.

- Sue Haas

October 11, 2021 7:09pm
There are no words for how deeply Dawn will be missed. Rest in peace mom. I will always remember you and love you ❤

- Kristie Sackett

October 11, 2021 6:22pm
Duane We are truly sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for you Duane as you and Dawn were there for me when i needed you guys the most. She spent so many lunches with me just so I wasn’t alone. I’ll miss her always - Niki We love you Duane hugs to you and your family.

- Sean and Nicole Stevens

October 11, 2021 6:05pm
Duane we are so sorry for your loss sending lots of prayers

- Larry and Anita




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