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Ryan Witters

March 23, 1974 - September 15, 2021
Holland, MI



Saturday, September 25, 2021
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Central Wesleyan Church-Student Center
446 West 40th Street
Holland, MI 49423

Please use entrance H

Life Story / Obituary


Ryan Job Witters, age 47, of Holland went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

Ryan attended Central Wesleyan Church where he was a small group leader, involved in the coffee shop, an usher, did security detail and helped with the children’s ministry kiosk. He graduated from Cedarville University with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Ryan was employed at Yanfeng, formerly Prince Corporation and JCI. He was passionate about sports especially supporting his sons in little league and tennis. The family enjoyed camping in Michigan with Hill and Hallow in Pentwater being Ryan’s favorite place. He also liked to plan trips including taking his family to Europe. He had a keen interest in anything pertaining to WWII and woodworking. And had a passion for cooking and sharing his creations with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Charles and Evelyn Witters and Charles and Lynn Seerveld.

He is survived by his loving wife Cherith of 25 years and sons: Blaine and Hayden; Parents: Chuck and Geri Witters of St. Johnsbury, VT; sisters and brother: Vanessa and John Giambrone of St. Johnsbury, VT, Adam and Kris Witters of Ada, MI and Amanda and Nathan Paradis of Troy, VT; parents-in-law: Dennis and Darla Somerville of West Sunbury, PA; grandmother-in-law: Peggy Longiotti of Transfer, PA; sisters-in-law: Amanda and Robert Pile of Charlott, NC, and Liane Somerville of West Sunbury, PA; and his beloved Dachshunds: Ansel, Liezel and Jonas; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A gathering celebrating Ryan’s life will be from 12:00-3:00 pm, Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Central Wesleyan Church-Student Center, 446 West 40th Street in Holland, please use door H.

Arrangements are by Dykstra Funeral Homes-Northwood Chapel.