Serving West Michigan Since 1899

Louise Philippus

June 6, 1928 - January 5, 2016
Hamilton, MI



Friday, January 15, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church-St. Edward's Hall
110 North Cedar Street
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-4455


Friday, January 15, 2016
11:00 AM EST
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
110 North Cedar Street
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-4455


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.

Faith Hospice at Trillium Woods
8214 Pfeiffer Farms Drive
Byron Center, MI 49315
(616) 356-4820

Life Story / Obituary


Louise Philippus, age 87, of Holland passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

Louise worked at the McDonalds on South Washington for many years and was known for her love of walking.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur in 2013, daughters, Mary Ann Philippus and Charlotte Louise Philippus; grandson, Danny Boomsma; and a great-granddaughter, Kylee Boomsma; surviving are her children, John and Vicki Philippus of Saugatuck, Linda and John Boomsma of Byron Center, Jerome and Diana Philippus of Zeeland, Art and Patti Philippus of Holland, Peter and Joyce Philippus of Holland, Andrew Philippus of Hamilton, Elizabeth Philippus of Charlotte, NC, and Paul and Kim Philippus of Allegan; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 2 on the way; siblings, in-laws, nephews, nieces, and cousins.

A memorial mass will be held 11 am Friday, (January 15, 2016) at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Allegan, 110 North Cedar Street, with Father Alan Jorgensen officiating.

The family would enjoy gathering with any friends or relatives prior to the service beginning at 10:00 at St. Edward's Hall, which is on the lower level of Blessed Sacrament Church.

A private burial will occur at Pilgrim Home Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice at Trillium Woods - 8214 Pfeiffer Farms Drive;

Byron Center, MI 49315.

Arrangements are by the Dykstra Funeral Home-Mulder Chapel.