Cornelia "Kay' (VanPopering) Rietman

Jul 14th 2007

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Cornelia "Kay" (VanPopering) Rietman, aged 94, of Jenison, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 14, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Evert Rietman, and her daughter, Esther C. VanderLaan. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Arlene (John) Sella and Maria (Robert) Scoby; her son-in-law, Henry VanderLaan; her 13 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Roberta Reitman, Gwen VanPopering, and Mildred VanPopering. During her years working at GM Diesel, "Kay" was very active in the union, UAW Local #167. The funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Georgetown United Methodist Church (2766 Baldwin Dr. - Jenison), with Pastor William Bills officiating. The family will meet with relatives and friends on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Cook Funeral Home (1889 Baldwin Dr. Jenison). Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society. If you are unable to attend the service or visitation, please sign the family's memory book at Cook Funeral and Cremation Services