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Glada Assink

August 11, 1933 - October 23, 2016
West Olive, MI



Tuesday, October 25, 2016
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Northwood Chapel
295 Douglas Avenue
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 392-2348
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
11:00 AM EDT
Harlem Reformed Churc
6854 144th Ave.
Holland, MI 49424


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.

Hospice of Holland
270 Hoover Blvd
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-2972
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Harem Reformed Church Benevolent Fund
6854 144th Ave.
Holland, MI 49424

Life Story / Obituary


Glada Mae Bakker Assink age 83 of West Olive died Sunday, October 23,2016 at her home surrounded by her family.

Born in Holland, Glada was a lifelong member of Harlem Reformed Church. In 1985 she and her husband Bernard started B-Glad Antiques.

Bernard passed away in 1999. She is also preceded in death by her daughter Bonnie Henley, 5 grandchildren and parents, Jacob and Dora Bakker.

She is survived by her daughters; Cristi Assink of Holland, Cindy Dirkse of W. Olive, Tamie Assink of Weberville, MI., 5 grandchildren,18 great grandchildren, brothers and sister; Ronald (Helen) Bakker of Arizona, Yvonne (Don) Higgs of Holland, Keith (Jean) Bakker of Grand Haven, brother in law, Loren Rigterink of Hamilton, sisters in law; Cora Vanden Bosch of Zeeland, Dorothy Schrotenboer of Zeeland, Hazel Assink of West Olive and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 11:00AM at Harlem Reformed Church, 6854 144th Ave., Holland with Revs. John Nyitray and Steven Smallegan officiating. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call on the family tonight (Tuesday) 5-8 at the Northwood Chapel, Dykstra Funeral Homes, 295 Douglas Ave., Holland.

Please consider memorial contributions to Hospice of Holland or Harlem Reformed Church Benevolent Fund.