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Elizabeth "Beth" Roche

March 5, 1960 - September 16, 2022
Holland, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Elizabeth "Beth" Roche, age 62, of Holland, passed away Friday, September 16, 2022.

Beth was a devoted wife, mother, sister, daughter and faithful servant of Christ. She shared her special love to many close friends and family. Beth's legacy of her family loving one another, keeping joy & laughter close was very important to her. She was a huge resource and support to her family and close friends. Given her heart for Jesus and love for people she was exceedingly generous with her time, talent, and intelligence. Beth was exceptionally talented and enjoyed filling her time with creative hobbies like knitting, art, house remodel, puzzles, as well as, cooking and baking which she was known for. She always made certain everyone was fed. As an intellectual, Beth also had a passion for science and research. She was known for her great sense of humor and being an absolute beauty, inside and out. She was loved by everyone that knew her and she will truly be missed.

Beth is survived by her loving husband, Sean Roche; children, Teresa Roche, Karen Korreck, Bridgett (Luke) LaLone, Andrea (Rob) DeFouw, Jessica (Joel) Myaard, Katie Roche, Tim (Adrianna) Roche and John (Elisa) Roche; mother, Rae Flanders; siblings, Christopher (Jone) Flanders, Todd (Mary Jane) Flanders and Robin (Bill) Duclos; grandchildren, Isaac, Emily, Samuel and Hannah Oberlin, Elizabeth, Clarice and Thomas Korreck, Rogan and Vivian LaLone, Robyn, Charley and Weston DeFouw, Cody and Maxwell Myaard, Maddox and Madlynn Benedict, and Jack and Benjamin Roche.

Beth was preceded in death by her father, David Flanders; daugher, Jennifer Elizabeth Roche and a granddaughter, Kailey DeFouw.

A celebration of life will take place at a later date.

Professional service entrusted to the Mulder Chapel.