Corinne Engelsma

August 20, 1920 - November 14, 2016
Grand Rapids, MI



Thursday, November 17, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
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Friday, November 18, 2016
10:00 AM EST
First Netherlands Reformed Congregation
1261 Beckwith NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Friends may visit with her family at church from 9-9:30 AM



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Plymouth Christian Schools
1000 Ball Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Life Story / Obituary


Mrs. Corinne Engelsma, age 96 of Grand Rapids, passed away November 14, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore, in 2012 and great grand-daughter, Abbie Joy Blom. Corinne is survived by her children David and Beth Engelsma, Mary and Dirk Knibbe, Daniel and Sharon Engelsma, Janet and Paul DeVisser, Ted and Nancy Engelsma, and Tom and Deb Engelsma; 30 grandchildren, 114 great grandchildren; her brother and sister-in-law Dan and Jane DeMeester, her sister and brother-in-law Ruth and Dick Kamp; brothers-in-law Donald Engelsma, James Engelsma, and sister-in-law Barb Koning; as well as nieces, especially Marilyn De Maaged, nephews and cousins. Her funeral service will be held on Friday, November 18 at 10 AM at First Netherlands Reformed Congregation, 1261 Beckwith NE. Mrs. Engelsma reposes at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home - Alt & Shawmut Hills Chapel, 2120 Lake Michigan Drive NW where friends may visit with her family on Thursday from 6-8 PM and again at church from 9-9:30 AM on Friday. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Plymouth Christian Schools. To share a memory or sign the online register, please visit