Life Story / Obituary
Charlotte Slenk(Char) 97 was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on 7/24/22 at Rest Haven Care Center.
Char Slenk was born in Holland, MI to John and Ann Siebelink on 7/24/25. Char was born and raised in Holland, MI. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Char was a member of Maplewood Reformed Church which she served on many committees. Her passion was helping friends decorate their homes and knitting. Later in life, Char knitted hats for newborns for charitable causes. She always looked forward to a family tradition in which every Saturday her kids would meet and enjoy coffee. This tradition started at the family’s car lot and still going.
Char is survived by her 4 children. Larry and Marika Slenk, Mark and Karen Slenk, Gary and Christi Vollink, and Tom and Kathy Slenk. Grandchildren: Brian and Ellen Slenk, Bill and Rachel Snow, Brad and Katie Slenk, Matt and Kelly Slenk, Derek and Holly Schaaf, Jenna Vollink, Michael and Alicia Slenk, Eric and Kristen Slenk and Kurtis Slenk. She is preceded in death by her late husband, LaVern Slenk. Her late sister and husband, Joan and Ken Maursey. Her late sister in law, Ennis and Tony Klingenberg and late brother in law, Alvin and Jill Slenk.
Funeral service will be held at Dykstra Funeral Home on 7/28/22 at 11 am with Reverend Leigh Van Kempen officiating. Burial will be followed at Graafschap Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Dykstra Funeral Home on 7/28/22 at 10 am. Dykstra Funeral Home will be handling the funeral home arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Holland. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Rest Haven Care Center.