Margaret Heemstra




Born: May 30, 1924
Death: January 11, 2018

Margaret Heemstra, age 93 of Grand Rapids, formerly of Lowell, went to be with the Lord Thursday, January 11, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert (1989); son Gary (2012), and daughter-in-law Kathy. She is survived by her children Linda Brifnek, Nancy (Jack) Kits, Roger Heemstra; sisters Julie Dice, Lee Stukkie; sisters-in-law Kay Rozema, Shirley Riemersma; 16 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; also nieces and nephews. Margaret was everything a mother should be; strong, guiding, understanding and giving. She was honest, forthright, confident and able. Her relaxed, flexible and tolerant ways were admired by us all; but mostly she was a loving woman who was always there when we needed her. We love you mom. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, January 16, 11:30 a.m. at Ada Christian Reformed Church, 7152 Bradfield St SE, Ada. Pastor Douglas Wood, Raybrook Manor Chaplain officiating. The family will greet friends and relatives from 10:00-11:30 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment Bailey Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 25200 Telegraph Rd., Ste 100, Southfield, MI  48033-7443 or an organization of choice supporting Alzheimer’s disease victims.

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