Life Story / Obituary
Ronald A. Engelsman, age 78, of Hamilton passed away Monday, April 3, 2023 at Resthaven Care Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Donna (Ross) Engelsman.
Ron was employed for many years at General Electric. Later in life he developed a ministry of evangelism with a special heart for the people in Russia, making many trips there in the past several years. He also ministered at nursing homes in the Western Michigan area. Ron enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member of the Fennville Rod and Gun Club.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years Yvonne and children: Rodney Engelsman of Holland and Vicky (Dean) Brandt of Hamilton; grandchildren: Katrina Harrington, Rocky (Rya) Schippa II, Candice Schippa, and Tiffany (Christopher) Strowenjans; great grandchildren: Ryleigh, Gauge, Shawn, Emma and Rocky III; sisters: Audrey (Donald) Foss of Hamilton, Diane (Harold) Lutz of Holland and Patti (Mike) Dykstra of Hudsonville; sister-in-law: Jan Buhrt of Jacksonville, FL; nieces, nephews and cousins.
A burial will take place in Bentheim Cemetery. Arrangements are by Dykstra Funeral Homes-Mulder Chapel.