Lorraine Rykse

July 1, 1926 - April 9, 2016
Grand Rapids, MI

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Visitations


Tuesday, April 12, 2016
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
Driving Directions

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
Driving Directions

Services


Wednesday, April 13, 2016
1:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
Driving Directions

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.

Westside Christian School
955 Westend Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-3925
Web Site

Westend Christian Reformed Church
1015 Westend Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-3077
Web Site

Flowers


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

Ball Park Floral
8 Valley Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 459-3409
Driving Directions
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Life Story / Obituary


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Loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend passed away peacefully April 9, 2016. She was born July 1, 1926 in Grand Rapids the daughter of the late Adrian and Irene (Pembrook) Maghielse. Lorraine was married to Donald Rykse for 65 years before his death in 2011. Also preceding her in death was her sister, Irene Dyk. Lorraine is survived by her children, Thomas Rykse of Grand Rapids, Joel (Ruth) Rykse of Mears, Randy (Mary) Rykse of Kent City, Ed (Noreen) Rykse of Sparta, and Donna Zukowski of Grand Rapids; 16 grandchildren; and 30 great grandchildren. Lorraine was a member of Westend Christian Reformed Church. She loved the outdoors, picture taking and interior decorating. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, April 12th from 2-4 and 6-8 at the Heritage Life Story Funeral Home, Alt & Shawmut Chapel 2120 Lake Michigan Drive NW. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 13th at the chapel. A private burial will take place at Rosedale Memorial Park. Memorials may be directed to Westside Christian School or Westend Christian Reformed Church.