Charlotte Boelens, age 102, of Three Rivers, formerly of Lansing, IL. passed away on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010 at her home which she maintained unassisted until her passing. She was born on June 24, 1908 in Grand Rapids, MI. the daughter of the late Rev. Frank and Celia (Top) Doezema.
Charlotte was also preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Peter Boelens; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and the Rev. Durant Van Oyen; son-in-law, Paul Vander Velde; grandson-in-law, Chris Kingma and five sisters.
She leaves to cherish her memory three children, Dr. Peter (Eleanor) Boelens, Alice Vander Velde and Frances (the Rev. Ronald) Redder; twelve grandchildren, twenty five great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 at the Hohner Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ronald Redder and the Rev. Timothy Raakman officiating.
Memorials may be donated to the Cary Christian Center, P.O. Box 57, Cary, MS. 39054. Envelopes available at the funeral home.