Lorraine Feenstra

April 2, 1953 ~
April 29, 2021

Lorraine Feenstra, age 68, of Allendale, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 29, 2021. She was preceded in death by her father, Theodore Key; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Joyce Feenstra; brothers-in-law, David Feenstra and Roger Feenstra; nieces, Laura Feenstra and Laura Grossenbacher. Born April 2, 1953 to Ted and Cathy Key, she grew up in Coopersville, attending Allendale Christian School and Unity Christian High School where she met her husband, Rob. They married while she was attending Calvin College and resided in Allendale. She had a passion for music and taught piano from her home while raising her children and then returned to school, attending Grand Valley State University, where she obtained her music education degree in December 1999. Hired by West Michigan Academy of Arts and Academics, she spent 19 years teaching choir, piano, voice lessons, music theory, and directing musicals. Her passion for music and her students shone bright at WMAAA and she was loved by her students. Lorraine’s love of Christ was also evident in her life as she was involved in her church and community as choir director, organist, GEMS leader, Kids Hope mentor, various committees, and had begun a job in her church office after retiring from WMAAA. Lorraine enjoyed spending time at her trailer with her Crystal Lake Campground family. She and Rob loved to travel and took trips to England, Scotland, Ireland, Europe, Alaska, Peru, and more. Lorraine loved her grandchildren with all her heart and enjoyed having them at her house, as well as making sure to go to as many of their concerts, sporting events, plays, and other activities as she could. She will be dearly missed by her husband of 47 years, Rob; children, Amy (Peter) Clark, Katie Hughes, Joel Feenstra (Lauren Abraham), Adam (Michelle) Feenstra; grandchildren, Peyton, Leah, Samara, Sarah, Isaiah, Tyler, Jacob, and Nathan; mother, Catherine Key; siblings, Ken (Cathy) Key, Jim (Pam) Key, Pat (Den) Grossenbacher, David (Nicole) Key; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Janice (Herb) Everman, Bern (Cheryl) Feenstra, Grace Feenstra, and Margaret Feenstra; many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and extended family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 11 am at Second Church of Allendale, 6950 Lake Michigan Drive, with Rev. Adam Nordyke and Rev. Harold Veldman officiating. Relatives and friends may meet the family Tuesday, May 4, from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Second Church. The service will be available via livestream at www.secondchurchallendale.org and will be broadcast to the parking lot on FM 97.5. Burial Allendale Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Allendale Christian School or Unity Christian High School.