Serving West Michigan Since 1899

Roger L. De Weerd

March 14, 1929 - November 12, 2019
Holland, MI



Saturday, November 16, 2019
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
First Reformed Church
630 State Street
Holland, MI 49423


Saturday, November 16, 2019
11:00 AM EST
First Reformed Church
630 State Street
Holland, MI 49423


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.

Hospice of Holland
270 Hoover Blvd
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-2972
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Resthaven Maplewoods Cottages
49 East 32nd St.
Holland, MI 49423

Life Story / Obituary


On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, Roger L. De Weerd, loving father to Mary (Bob) Hamm, Dianne (Kevin) Kuipers, Carol Zeh, Lisa (Marcio) Menezes, Laura (Dan) Miller, passed away at the age of 90.

Roger was born in Holland, Michigan on March 14, 1929. He grew up as a member of 4th Reformed Church and was a current member of First Reformed Church. Mr. De Weerd had a long accomplished career at Consumers Power and retired in 1991 after many years of service. He was gifted with his hands and enjoyed wood working as a hobby. Roger also enjoyed playing cards, fishing and camping with his family and friends. Roger and his late spouse Jennie loved traveling and visited, Hawaii, Europe, Alaska and they traveled across the United States.

Mr. De Weerd is also survived by 14 adoring grandchildren and 16 cherished great-grandchildren; brother, Jim (Roxanne) De Weerd; sister, Phyllis (Lynn) Post. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Jennie De Weerd (Mennenga) and his daughter, Susan Lynn.

The family will receive visitors Saturday November 16, from 10:00 am to 10:45 am at First Reformed Church, 630 State Street, Holland. A funeral ceremony will follow the visitation at 11:00am at First Church. Pastor John Zwyghuizen officiating. Private interment will take place in Pilgrim Home Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Resthaven Maple woods Cottages or to Hospice of Holland.

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Professional services entrusted to the Dykstra Funeral Home – Mulder Chapel.