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Edwin C. Redder II

March 9, 1950 - May 11, 2024
Holland, MI



Friday, May 17, 2024
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Mulder Chapel
188 West 32nd Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-2348
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Saturday, May 18, 2024
2:00 PM EDT
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First Reformed Church
630 State Street
Holland, MI 49423


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.

Corewell Music Therapy Program
100 Michigan St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Corewell Health Hospice
750 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(866) 542-7945
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Life Story / Obituary


Edwin Charles Redder, II (Eddie), 74, of Holland, MI, passed away on May 11, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Eddie was born in Holland, MI, to Edwin and Janet Redder on March 9, 1950. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Print Making from Hope College and worked as a Graphic Designer for Herman Miller, Mendenhall Jones & Leistra Advertising, Dawson & Company, R. Merrifield, and Jager & Associates. He concluded his career with Herman Miller, retiring with 20 years of service. In retirement, he worked as a Visitation and Funeral Assistant for Dykstra Funeral Homes. Eddie enjoyed art, music, and traveling with his family. His family was his greatest pride and joy, and he embraced every new addition wholeheartedly. He was also an avid University of Michigan football fan, faithfully following their National Championship run. He was an active member of the Holland congregation of the New Apostolic Church.

Eddie is survived by his wife Jill; children Becky (Ryan) Boersema of Holland and Nathan (Chloe) of Seattle, WA; sister Lynda of Holland; and grandson Owen. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Janet.

A funeral service will be held at First Reformed Church on Saturday, May 18, at 2 PM with Evangelist Scott Heidema officiating. Visitation will be held at Dykstra Funeral Home – Mulder Chapel on Friday, May 17, from 4-7 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to CorewellHealth – Music Therapy Program or Corewell Hospice.

For those unable to attend the service in person, a live stream will be available HERE