Steve Fennema

May 13, 1947 ~
April 6, 2021

Harold Steven Fennema, age 73, of Hudsonville, passed away peacefully after a long battle with Parkinson’s and leukemia and went to be home with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Steve was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He had a servant’s heart and loved helping others. Steve enjoyed working on cars and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Frances Fennema; brother-in-law, Gord Faber. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 44 years, Jane; children, Rick and Diane VanderWest, Sherry and Mike Austin, Randy and Kiersten VanderWest, Ron and Angie VanderWest; grandchildren, Kevin VanderWest, Brandon and Rachel VanderWest, Malyn and Keith Heyboer, Mitch VanderWest, Jaci and Joe Timmermans, Jamie and Jason Ferguson, Jenna Austin, Joe and Alice Austin, Kati and Ricky Sanford, Molly VanderWest, Maegan and Isaac Riddle, Levi Lutz, and Violet Lutz; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Luanne and Norm VanSolkema, Kathy Faber, Karie and Doug McCann; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Joy and Harold Dekkenga, Joan and Dave Velting, and Jim and Diane VanderGiessen; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 10, at 11 am at Jenison Bible Church, 6360 14th Ave. Hudsonville, with Pastor Mark Bouslog, Pastor Rich McCarrell, and Pastor Lee Buer officiating. Burial Floral View Memorial Gardens. Relatives and friends may meet the family Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW. Those who wish, may make memorial contributions to Harbor House Ministries in Honor of Kevin VanderWest (919 44th St. Jenison, MI).

Visitation
Friday, April 9
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Phone: (616) 534-8656

Visitation
Friday, April 9
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Phone: (616) 534-8656

Funeral Service
Saturday, April 10
1:00pm

Jenison Bible Church
6360 14th Ave.
Hudsonville, MI 49426

Leave Your Tribute Message

April 10, 2021 11:09am
We were so sorry to hear that Steve has passed from this life to his his new eternal life. We know he is in a much better place, but also know your hearts are broken. We pray for God’s healing and for a family reunion like no other when we are all together again in heaven. Love from our family to your’s.

- Barb Moseler

April 08, 2021 4:14pm
Jane and family...we are saddened but joyful knowing that Steve is home. We have only warm memories of him.

- Mike & Sylvia Erspamer

April 08, 2021 9:07am
Jane, I am so sorry for your loss. Steve was always such a pleasure to help in the office when he came in for his eyes. He was always such a gentle spirit and a kind man. You are in my prayers. With sincere sympathy, Ginger Behrens (Georgetown Eye Associates)

- Ginger Behrens




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