Life Story / Obituary
Jack H. Faber, age 82, of Holland went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 22, 2018. He was one of 5 children born to Elizabeth and Henry Faber. He graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High School in 1953, he served in the Army and later married Esther Faber on August 9, 1957. In 1971 they moved to the Holland area. Jack and Esther found a home at Harderwyk Christian Reformed Church. Jack loved Harderwyk Church and was very involved in church council, Neighbors Plus and a variety of other committees. Jack and Esther had a passion for travel, they traveled many places in the country and all over the world. Jack was not only passionate about his faith but also his family. Spending time with his family was most important to him including his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sadly Jack suffered from congestive heart failure, he will be missed but never forgotten by all those who survived him.
Jack was preceded in death by his loving wife Esther of 55 years.
Surviving are his three children, Michael (Kathy) Faber, Barbara (Michael) VanderPloeg, John (Rhonda) Faber, all of Holland; April (Aaron) Kiekintveld, Lindsey (Jason) Slenk, Jordan (Marissa) Smith, Ashley VanderPloeg, Dustin (Brie) Smith, Kelsey Faber, Adam Faber, Jacob Faber and Ryan Faber; 7 great grandchildren.
Also surviving are brothers and sisters, Kathleen (Hardy) Ritsema of Laguna Woods, CA .,Gordon (Kathy) Faber of Sparta and Robert (Deannie) Faber of Jenison, sisters-in-law, Betty Vander Meer, Barbara De Hoek both of Grand Rapids, Linda (Boyd) Berends of Zeeland; and nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Monday February 26, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Harderwyk Ministries. Officiating will be the Revs. Dominic Palacios, John Burden and Mary Dewitt. Burial will be at Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday February 25, 2018 at the Northwood Chapel, Dykstra Funeral Home Inc. from 5-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to The Neighbors Plus – Harderwyk Ministries.