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Henrietta Kleinheksel

August 17, 1928 - September 12, 2022
Holland, MI



Friday, September 30, 2022
4:00 PM EDT
Central Wesleyan Churches Legacy Room
446 West 40th Street
Holland, MI 49423

Please use entrance I.
A lunch and gathering of family and friends will immediately follow the service.


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Zero Gravity

Life Story / Obituary


Henrietta Kleinheksel, age 94, entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Monday, September 12, 2022.

Henrietta was born on August 17, 1928 in Rock Valley, Iowa to Marinus and Minnie (Maasen) Rozeboom. She and her 4 siblings later moved to Holland where Hennie graduated from Holland High School and worked at Snack Shack and Holland Shoe Factory.

She was a member of Central Wesleyan Church. She was married to her loving husband, Rudy for 74 years. Hennie was a stay at home mom and she loved to bless her children and grandchildren by always giving a helping hand and doing fun activities with them. Her grandchildren remember with fondness the meaningful letters she wrote to encourage their faith in God. God and family were the most important things to her.

She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Rick Kraker; sisters, Gertrude (Ray) Mokma; Dorothy (Russ) Borgman; her brother and sister-in-laws, Don and Marilyn Brower and Norman Kleinheksel.

She is survived by her husband, Rudy; son, Larry (Lin) Kleinheksel and daughters, Judy (Ron) Frego; Carla (Ed) Kraker/Bricker; 11 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Also, survived by her sister Reka (Ivan) DeJonge; brother James (Mary) Rozeboom, and sister-in-law, Norma Kleinheksel.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, September 30 at 4 pm at Central Wesleyan Churches Legacy Room, 446 West 40th Street in Holland, please use entrance I, with a lunch and visitation after the service. Pastor Lynn Bruce will officiate. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Zero Gravity.

Arrangements are by Dykstra Funeral Homes-Mulder Chapel.