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Arlene Kleinheksel

January 30, 1936 - August 13, 2023
Holland, MI



Thursday, August 17, 2023
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Overisel Reformed Church
4706 142nd Ave
Holland, MI 49423


Friday, August 18, 2023
11:00 AM EDT
Overisel Reformed Church
4706 142nd Ave
Holland, MI 49423


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.

Camp Beechpoint
3212 125th Ave
Allegan, MI 49010
(269) 673-6155
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Life Story / Obituary


Arlene Rose Kleinheksel, age 87 of Holland, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 13, 2023.

Arlene was born to Gerrit & Hazel Bleeker on January 30, 1936 in Hopkins, MI. She enjoyed reading, gardening, traveling, and leading Bible studies. She was a member of Overisel Reformed Church and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be missed by all.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Andrew Kleinheksel; great-granddaughter, Hailey Joy Kleinheksel; brother, Harvey Bleeker; and sisters, Ruth Harmsen & Alma Rynbrandt.

Arlene is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Earl; sons, Brian (Nancy) Kleinheksel, Kevin (Mary) Kleinheksel, Jeff (Nancy) Kleinheksel; grandchildren, Sara (Shad) Krull, Joel (Michelle) Kleinheksel, Megan (Jacob) Hassevoort, Benjamin (Megan) Kleinheksel, Katelyn Kleinheksel, Keith Kleinheksel; 7 great-grandchildren; sisters, Doris (Richard) Miller, Laura (Harvey) Veldhuis; in-laws, Mary Verberg, Virginia Kleinheksel, Cliff Sale, Ruth (John) Stanley, along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A visitation will take place on Thursday, August 17 from 6-8pm at Overisel Reformed Church. A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 18 at 11:00am at Overisel Reformed Church. Burial will be at Overisel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Camp Beechpoint.