Jennie Dryfhout

November 30, 1916 - May 24, 2016
Shelbyville, MI

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Visitations


Saturday, May 28, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
East Martin Christian Reformed Church
510 118th Ave.
Martin, MI 49070

Services


Saturday, May 28, 2016
2:00 PM EDT
East Martin Christian Reformed Church
510 118th Ave
Martin, MI 49070

Contributions


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.

East Martin Christian Reformed Church
510 118th Ave.
Martin, MI 49070

East Martin Christian Schools
510 118th Ave.
Martin, MI 49070

Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

GallaRe
110 W. Allegan St.
Otsego, MI 49078
(269) 692-3951
Driving Directions

Plainwell Flowers
117 S. Main
Plainwell, MI 49080
(269) 685-8055
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Life Story / Obituary


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Jennie (Buikema) Dryfhout, 99, entered her eternal home on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Jennie was born in Chicago, Illinois as the 7th of 11 children to Benjamin and Mary (Dykhuis) Buikema. Jennie was proceeded in death by her husband Neil in 1986 and her parents; Neil’s parents; Henry and Henrietta (Opt’Holt) Dryfhout; all of her and Neil’s siblings and in-laws, grandsons; Jeremy Michael Dryfhout, Kyle James Dryfhout and great grandson Brandon Mark Brummel. Family remaining to carry on Jennie’s legacy are: Daughter, Carol & Marvin Venema, their six children and thirteen grandchildren. Daughter, Connie (Cornelia) and Dale DeGroot, their two children and twelve grandchildren. Son, Neil (Cornelius) and Roxie Dryfhout, their two children and six grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Son, Chuck (Charles) and Maria Dryfhout, and their four children and six grandchildren. Celebration of life service for Jennie will be officiated by Rev. Derek Noorman at East Martin Christian Reformed Church, 510 118th Avenue, Martin, Michigan at 2:00PM on Saturday, May 28th, 2016. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 on the same day. Interment will be at East Martin Cemetery in Martin, Michigan. The family would like to express their gratitude to Jennie’s caregiver Angela Roe, and to the staff of Borgess Hospital for their diligence and compassionate care of Jennie in her final days. Memorial donations can be made to East Martin Christian Reformed Church or East Martin Christian Schools.