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Lester Feenstra

d. March 3, 2012

Mr Lester Jack Feenstra, age 85, of Coopersville, was called home to his Lord Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. He was born in Grand Rapids MI to Thomas and Irene (Kroontje) Feenstra who preceded him in death. Lester was also preceded in death by his son Timothy Feenstra on March 3, 2012, brother Raymond and sister Evelyn Koning. Lester is survived by his wife of 61 years Rose (McDonald); children, Vicky (Todd) Walcott, Terry (Isabel) Feenstra, Michelle (Eric) Abbey and Scott (Melanie) Feenstra; daughter-in-law Diane Feenstra; 15 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; brother Donald (Millie) Feenstra; brother-in-law Ken Koning; sisters-in-law, Ruth Lamberts, Mary Latrielle, Marie McDonald, Lorraine McDonald and several nieces and nephews. He served in the US Army during Korea. Lester owned and operated the Mobil Station on Plainfield and Leonard in Grand Rapids for many years and also the Mobil station on Fruitridge Ave. He was also retired from APV Baker where he worked as a Machinist. He was a member of Grand Rapids 1st Church on 44th St and was a longtime resident of the Coopersville area. Funeral services will be held Friday, 11 am at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St, in Coopersville, with Rev Kerry Watts officiating. Burial in Maplewood cemetery, Lamont. Relatives and friends may meet the family Thursday from 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home in Coopersville. Memorial donations may be made to Impact Campus Ministries C/O Jeff VanderLaan, P.O. Box 82925 Tampa FL 33682 or Grand Rapids 1st Church, 2100 44th St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49519. An online guestbook may be signed at Throop Funeral Home Coopersville, 616-837-8161


Thursday Nov. 20th, 2014
6:00pm to 8:00pm at Throop Funeral Home
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Friday Nov. 21st, 2014, 11:00am at Throop Funeral Home
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at Maplewood Cemetery
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