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Myrna Beekman

February 3, 1935 - June 7, 2017
Holland, MI



Monday, June 12, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Northwood Chapel
295 Douglas Avenue
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 392-2348
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
11:00 AM EDT
First United Methodist Church
57 West 10th Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-5205


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

United Methodist Women's Mission Fund
57 West 10th Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-5205

Life Story / Obituary


Myrna Beekman, age 82, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, was called home to her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

Myrna was born in Holland and was a lifelong resident. She graduated from Holland High School in 1953. Myrna was a life member of the First United Methodist Church. She was very active at the church and previously worked in the church office.

Surviving is her husband Donald of 62 years; children, Randy and Mary Beekman, Laurie and Randy Bezile, and Mark and Jill Beekman; 5 grandchildren, Megan and Bryan VerWys, Kendra and Wesley Garmon, Zachary Bezile, Mitchell Beekman, and Andrew Beekman; sisters, Mary Mowery and Nancy Meyer; in-laws, Arlene Northuis, Shirley and Wayne Larsen, and Carol Haverdink; nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Memorial services will be held 11 am, Tuesday (June 13), at the First United Methodist Church, 57 West 10th Street, with the Rev. J. Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald officiating.

Visitation will be 7-9 pm, Monday (June 12), at the Dykstra Funeral Home-Northwood Chapel, 295 Douglas Avenue.

Memorial contributions may be made to the UMW (United Methodist Women’s) Mission Fund.