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Eleanor Tellinghuisen

July 24, 1922 - October 12, 2015
Holland, MI



Tuesday, October 13, 2015
5:00 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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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
2:00 PM EDT
Overisel Reformed Church
4706 142nd Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
(269) 751-8744


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.

Overisel Reformed Church Memorial Fund
4706 142nd Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
(269) 751-8744

Life Story / Obituary


Eleanor Tellinghuisen, age 93, of Holland, went to be with her Lord and Savior, on Monday, October 12, 2015 at American House.

Eleanor was a member of Overisel Reformed Church for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. August Tellinghuisen on June 16, 2006.

Surviving are her daughters, Ruth and Bud Milwid of Dadeville, AL and Lois Hamrick of Ocala, FL; 3 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, Teri and Mark Strohmeyer (Scott and Kate, Will, and Sara), Leah and Greg Holt (Payton and Connor), and Brett and Jennifer Hamrick (Cole and Austin); sister, Ruth Plasman of Zeeland; sister-in-law, Marian and Claude Hill of Hudson, FL; nephews, nieces, cousins, and a very special friend, Mary Van De Wege of Holland.

Funeral and committal services will be 2pm Wednesday, at the Overisel Reformed Church, 4706 142nd Avenue, with the Rev. Dennis Perkins officiating.

Burial will be in Overisel Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-7 pm Tuesday (today), at the Dykstra Funeral Home-Mulder Chapel, 188 West 32nd Street.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Overisel Reformed Church Memorial Fund.