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Rosalind "Rose" DeJong

December 18, 1926 - June 11, 2018
Holland, MI



Thursday, June 14, 2018
11:00 AM EDT
Grandville Cemetery
3570 Prairie Street SW
Grandville, MI 49418
(616) 530-4985


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Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Michigan Chapter
2944 Fuller Ave, NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 459-4558
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American Cancer Society, W. Michigan Area Service Ctr.
129 Jefferson Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 364-6121
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Life Story / Obituary


Rosalind “Rose” B. DeJong, age 91, of Holland died Monday, June 11, 2018 at Resthaven Care Center.

Rose was a member of Central Park Reformed Church. She was a wonderful vocalist, organist, and she taught piano lessons for many years. Rose was a choir director at First Reformed Church in Fremont, MI and at Grace Reformed in Wyoming, MI. She was an excellent seamstress, and most recently was knitting hats for little children. She was preceded in death by her husband John DeJong in 2008 and a son John Jr. in 2002.

She is survived by her daughter: Sandra DeJong-Jones of Holland; sister-in-law: Mae Scholten of Arizona; nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be at 11:00 am, Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Grandville Cemetery, 3570 Prairie Street, Grandville, MI 49418. Rev. Gary Van Koevering will be officiating. Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Dykstra Funeral Home – Mulder Chapel. To sign an on-line registry or leave a memory please visit