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Hollis Brouwer

June 20, 1927 - May 24, 2016
Holland, MI



Thursday, May 26, 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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Friday, May 27, 2016
1:00 PM EDT
Harlem Reformed Church
6854 144th Avenue
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 399-1767


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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Life Story / Obituary


Hollis Brouwer, age 88, of Holland, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Hollis retired from Holland Hitch after 30+ years of employment.

He was a member of Harlem Reformed Church for over 60 years.

Hollis is survived by his wife Ruth, of 69 years; children, Rosemary and John Baumann and Larry and Brenda Brouwer; 3 grandchildren, Brent and Lynn Baumann (Avery and Mya), Steve and Shelly Koeman (Leah, Megan, Ashley, Macy, and Brooke), and Dustin Brouwer; brothers and sister, Junior and Nancy Brouwer, Arlene and Alvin Blaukamp, and Theodore Brouwer; in-laws, Roger Smeenge, Shirley Jacobs, Roger and Hermina Jacobs, Joyce Jacobs, Lois and Lloyd Immink, Judy and Dale Windemuller, Sharon and Rick de Haan, Paul and Marie Jacobs, David and Cindy Jacobs, Arlene and Ron Morley, Arlene Koeman, and Glenn and Shirley Schrotenboer; nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Funeral services will be 1 pm Friday (May 27) at Harlem Reformed Church, 6854 144th Avenue, with the Rev. John Nyitray officiating.

Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be 5-8 pm today (May 26) at the Dykstra Funeral Home-Northwood Chapel, 295 Douglas Avenue.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Holland.