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Rest Haven Homes
1424 Union NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
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Life Story / Obituary
Berniece M. Rinzema, age 88 of Grand Rapids, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 16, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold. Bernie is survived by her children Kenneth & Beverly Rinzema; Michael & Jane Rinzema; Ruth & David Wooden; Kathy & Douglas Quist; grandchildren (and great grandchildren) Nathan & Elaina Rinzema (Mason), Craig and Keith Rinzema, Chris & Matt Kloosterman (Jill), Tim & Alesha Rinzema (Shane, Emmett, April and Scarlet), Angie, Rosie and Mei Lin Wooden, Jonathan and Emily Quist; brother, John Scholtens; sister Ruth & John Ymker; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Gerrie (Ray) Breen, Joan (Paul) Kremers, Wilma Poelman, Bob (Julie) Rinzema, Ann Keller; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Jake Scholtens, and sister, Jeanette Andree. The service to remember her life will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home - Van Strien Creston Chapel where friends are invited to visit with her family on Monday from 6-9 PM. Memorial contributions to either Rest Haven Homes or Trinitarian Bible Society are appreciated. To read more about Bernie's life, to share a memory or photo or to sign her guestbook, visit www.lifestorynet.com