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Kimberly Cornelissen-Purgiel

December 4, 1974 - March 7, 2017
Holland, MI



Sunday, March 12, 2017
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Northwood Chapel
295 Douglas Avenue
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 392-2348
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Sunday, March 19, 2017
11:00 AM EDT
Luella Collins Community Center


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Life Story / Obituary


Kimberly Jo Cornelissen-Purgiel, age 42 of Holland, MI, went to rest suddenly on March 7, 2017.

Kim was born on December 4, 1974. She was a loving mother of 4, daughter, sister, aunt, girlfriend, and future nana. She was a stay-at-home mom who provided childcare during the week. Kim had a huge heart and would always put others before herself. She had a one of a kind personality that would bring you happiness and make you remember her for a lifetime.

She is survived by her mother, Kathy “Nana” Cornelissen, her sisters, Kari Veenman and Kellee Geisler, her son, Nick Tuleja, her daughters, Bethany Tuleja, Bailee Pataky, and Mara Purgiel, and long time boyfriend Sergio Mascorro. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was welcomed into Heaven by many family members including her father, Perry “Bampa” Cornelissen, with open arms.

Visitation will be 1-3 pm Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the Dykstra Funeral Home-Northwood Chapel, 295 Douglas Ave. Memorial services will be 11 am, Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Luella Collins Community Center in Shelbyville, MI.