Serving West Michigan Since 1899

John Swierenga

March 24, 2016
Luther, OK



Saturday, April 2, 2016
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Christ Memorial Church (Chapel)
595 Graafschap Rd
Holland, MI 49423
1 (616) 396-2305


Saturday, April 2, 2016
1:00 PM EDT
Christ Memorial Church (Chapel)
595 Graafschap Rd.
Holland, MI 49423
1 (616) 396-2305

Please use entrance D.


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.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14
1185 Matt Urban Dr.
Holland, MI 49423

Back to God Hour Ministries International
4489 Byron Center Ave SW #E
Wyoming, MI 49519

Life Story / Obituary


John B. Swierenga, age 66, of Luther Oklahoma, died at the hands of a hit & run driver on Thursday March 24, 2016.

John was a 1967 graduate of Holland Christian High, was a US Navy veteran of 10 yrs, spent most of his adult life in the Chicago area, retired from Belt Railway, and moved to Oklahoma to spend time with his daughter & grandchildren.

John is survived by his wife Katie Swierenga, of Luther, Oklahoma, daughter Jamie (Ryan) Graham of Luther Oklahoma, stepson Bryan St Pere of Evansville Indiana, stepdaughter Diane (Jim) Bogusz of Woodbury Minnesota, 8 grandchildren

Mother Jacquelyn Vogelzang of Holland, Mi, Brother Donald (Cheryl) Swierenga of Holland, Mi, sister Cathie (Roger) Van Liere of Zeeland, Mi: beloved Aunt Pearl Heerspink, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1:00 pm in the chapel at Christ Memorial Church in Holland. Please use entrance D. Visitation will be 1hr prior to service in the chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Joel Giles. Burial with Full Military Rights will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans or Back to God Ministries International in lieu of flowers. For more information please visit