Larry Jay Kooienga, age 61, of Allendale, went to be with his Lord on Friday, October 8, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Paul Kooienga. Larry will be lovingly remembered by his children, James Kooienga, David Kooienga and Stephanie Woodwyk, Jessica and Rod Baker; grandchildren, Laci Kooienga, Natalie Kooienga, Logan Kooienga, Jasper Kooienga; mother, Eleanor Kooienga; sister, Sharon Van Dam, brother, Gary Kooienga; many friends and family. Larry loved his grandchildren and spending time with them. They were the light of his life. Relatives and friends may meet the family Friday, October 15, 2021, from 5-8 p.m. at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf, 6651 Scott St., Allendale. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the family to assist with funeral expenses.