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Betty Herlein

December 16, 2021
Holland, MI



Wednesday, December 22, 2021
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Northwood Chapel
295 Douglas Avenue
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 392-2348
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Thursday, December 23, 2021
11:00 AM EST
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Christ Memorial Church
595 Graafschap Rd
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 796-3370
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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.

Christ Memorial Church - Library
595 Graaschap Rd
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 796-3370
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Life Story / Obituary


Betty Herlein, age 82 of Holland, passed away December 16, 2021.

Betty worked at Holland Public Schools for over 30 years as a Resource teacher and also worked in the Library.

She was a long-time member of Christ Memorial Church. She enjoyed knitting, cross stich, and loved to read. Her greatest hobby however, was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and will be missed by all.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 35 years, James; granddaughter, Tiffany Herlein; grandson, Johnathon Herlein, and sister, Lois Lawrenz.

She is survived by her son; Steve (Regina Gracia) Herlein, grandsons; Josiah Herlein, Jakob Herlein; granddaughter, Brenna Herlein; brother, Laverne (Alma) Sterenberg; brothers-in-law, Gilbert Lawrenz, Ron (Pat) Herlein, along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A visitation will be on Wednesday, December 22 from 5-7pm at Dykstra Funeral Home - Northwood Chapel (295 Douglas Ave. Holland). Funeral service will be on Thursday, December 23 at 11:00am at Christ Memorial Church (595 Graafschap Rd, Holland).

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Christ Memorial Church - Library Fund.