Life Story / Obituary
Marion K. Gries, age 99, of Holland, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 at American House.
Marion was born and raised in Detroit. At an early age, Marion met her husband Lester, at church. They were married in 1943 and spent 62 years together. Marion was employed at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for many years. Lester and Marion enjoyed traveling with her sister Lorraine across the country and Europe. She was also a volunteer at Holland Hospital, Tulip Time and was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lester in 2005 and sister Lorraine Foote.
Marion is survived by her sons, James and Susan Gries and David and Marilyn Gries, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be at 11:00 am, Friday, June 2 at Zion Lutheran Church of Holland with the Rev. Ryan Winningham officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Fort Custer National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Holland or Zion Lutheran Church. Arrangements are by Dykstra Funeral Home, Mulder Chapel, 188 W. 32nd Street. T