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Life Story / Obituary
Sally Jo Jeltema aged 63, of Grand Rapids, passed away with her family at her side on February 9, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Alice Tuinman. Sally is survived by her children, Monica Kennedy and Sam (Rachael) Jeltema; grandchildren, Devon, Kellen, Lillian, Breydon, Jaelyn, and Talon; and sisters, Ruth (Don) Brummel, Mary (Rog) Visser, Linda (John) O’Connor, Susan (Mart) Jeltema, and Julie (Brian) Failing. She was a loving mother and will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Sally attended Alpine Ave Christian Reformed Church, West Side Christian School and Grand Rapids Christian High School. She loved ice skating and sledding at Richmond Park near her home on the West Side of Grand Rapids. Sally spent many summers at the beach with her family. She also enjoyed fishing, Nature, the wind in her face on the back of a motorcycle, reading a good book, and the comfort of her kitten on her lap. Memorial Service will be held at 3 PM on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Remembrance Church, 4575 Remembrance Rd. NW. Friends and family will gather from 2-3 PM at the church. Contributions in her memory may be made to the family to offset funeral expenses. Her beautiful smile, lovable laugh, and sassy character, was loved by all.