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Juella Gruppen

November 12, 1928 - August 24, 2017
Holland, MI



Sunday, August 27, 2017
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Mulder Chapel
188 West 32nd Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-2348
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Monday, August 28, 2017
1:00 PM EDT
Graafschap Christian Reformed Church
5973 Church Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-5008


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Right to Life of Michigan

Life Story / Obituary


Juella (Judy) H. Gruppen, age 88, of Holland died Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Resthaven Care Center.

Judy was a member of Graafschap Christian Reformed Church. She enjoyed being at home and taking care of her family. Judy was preceded in death by her husband Gordon Gruppen in 2016, a daughter Linda Kleinheksel in 1998, a brother Gerald Nykamp in 1947 and her parents.

She is survived by her son: Garry and Carla Gruppen of Bentheim; son-in-law: Ken and Nancee Kleinheksel of Hamilton; grandchildren: Lisa and Derrick Huizenga, Carla and Tim Borr, Allison, Jordan and Andrea Gruppen; great grandchildren: Ella, Mollie and Cason; several nieces, nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, August 28, 2017 at Graafschap Christian Reformed Church, 5973 Church Street in Holland. Rev. Dr. Stan Scripps and Rev. Peter W. DeHaan will be officiating. Burial will be in Graafschap Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-5 pm, Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Dykstra Funeral Home – Mulder Chapel, 188 West 32nd Street in Holland. Memorial contributions may be given to Right to Life of Michigan. To sign an on-line registry or leave a memory please visit