Anne Klifman

November 16, 1932 - September 22, 2017
Grand Rapids, MI



Monday, September 25, 2017
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Van Strien Chapel
1833 Plainfield Ave., N.E
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 361-2613
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
1:00 PM EDT
Calvary Church Chapel
707 E. Beltline Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Life Story / Obituary


KLIFMAN – Mrs. Anne

With the same grace she demonstrated each day of her life, on September 22, 2017 Anne Eleanor Klifman passed into her heavenly home. The life lessons she taught will be treasured by her children: Harvey (Terri) Klifman, Douglas Craig Klifman, Diane (Gary) Ergang and Timothy Klifman. Born November 16, 1932, her life of contentment was modeled by her parents, John K. and Hattie Sikkema. Also pre-deceased by her siblings Ken, Henry, Johnny and Peter Sikkema, Lila Sikkema, Mary Lou Sikkema and an infant son. Inspired to live a life of faith, acceptance and kindness are her grandchildren: Emily (Dale) Wojcik, Kara (Scott) Eldridge, Katie (Kevin) Meyering, Nickolas (Justine) Ergang, Tyler Klifman, Lucas Klifman, as well as her 8 precious great grandchildren. Her ever supportive surviving siblings are Cyril ( Ethel) Sikkema, Andrew (Sharon) Sikkema, Ron Sikkema, Aleda and Charles Burkholder, Arla and (Ken) Roede, Ardith Sikkema and many beloved nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with her family Monday September 25 from 5 – 8 P.M. at the Heritage Life Story Funeral Home, Van Strien – Creston Chapel, 1833 Plainfield N.E. Funeral services will be held Tuesday September 26, 2017 at 1 P.M. in the Chapel of Calvary Church 707 E. Beltline Ave N.E. Interment will be in Fairplains Cemetery.