Life Story / Obituary
Jean Hengst, 84 of Holland MI, passed away on December 7, 2021 in Holland.
Jean Hengst was born in IJlst, Friesland,Netherlands to Martin and Theresa Weerstra on July 8, 1937. Jean immigrated to the United States from the Netherlands in 1949 with her family and settled in the Holland, MI area. After attending nursing school in Grand Rapids, MI she met her husband, John Hengst.
A loving mother of six children, a grandmother of 11, and a great-grandmother of 7, Jean will be dearly missed. She is survived by her children and their spouses: Dan and Rhonda Hengst of Holland, Michael and Darcy Hengst of Holland, Deb Hengst of Zeeland, Mark Hengst of Los Angeles, CA, and Susan Hengst of New York, NY.
Jean is preceded in death by her husband John Hengst and their children, Ken Hengst and Jeffrey Hengst.
A memorial service will take place on Monday, December 13 at 12:00pm with a 1-hour visitation prior to the service at 11:00am at Graafschap Christian Reformed Church (5973 Church St, Holland) with Rev. Phil Kok officiating.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Graafschap Church.