Stephen James Donker  October 29 2022

Stephen James Donker October 29 2022

October 29 2022
Obituary Please share a memory of Stephen to include in a keepsake book for family and friends. View Tribute Book Stephen James Donker, of Alto, Michigan was welcomed into the loving arms of his Savior on October 29, 2022. Steve passed away unexpectedly while vacationing with his loving wife in Pompano Beach, Florida. Steve was born on February 1, 1950, in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Marvin and Gladys Donker. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sandra (Huizinga), their children Sam (Michelle) Donker, Katie Kilbourne, Josh (Sarah) Donker, and grandchildren Zoe (Jake), Ella, Saige, and Emery Donker, Brooklyn and Bryce Kilbourne, Hayden and Emmett Donker. Also survived by his brothers, Dick (Sandra), Mark (Rose), Daniel (Debra) and his in-laws Ed Huizinga, Nancy (Tim) Rottschafer, and Richard (Ruth Peckelder) Huizinga. Predeceased by his parents and sister-in-law Nancy Huizinga. A man of great faith, Stephen was passionate about mission work and was generous with both his time and resources. He loved his Peace Church family, where he served in many different capacities. His love of the Lord was clear to all who knew him. He loved to say that “Heaven awaits!”, and it was often said that he had an angel on his shoulder protecting him throughout his full and adventurous life. Stephen loved the outdoors and all things nature related, especially mountain climbing and hiking. He was greatly appreciative of time spent traveling with Sandy and his family. He always felt blessed with wonderful family and friends and would express his gratitude often. He was the co-owner of Stedfast Construction, where he was able to share his faith with his employees and clients. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him family, friends, and co-workers alike. Visitation will be held at Peace Church on Friday, November 4, from 2 PM to 4 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM. A memorial service led by Pastor Ryan Kimmel will take place at Peace Church at 11 AM on Saturday, November 5, with one hour of visitation before, beginning at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Stephen’s memory to Peace Church Missionaries, 6950 Cherry Valley Road, Middleville, MI 49333.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Stephen James Donker October 29 2022.

Zaagman Memorial Chapel

Death notice for the town of: Grand Rapids, state: Michigan

death notice Stephen James Donker October 29 2022

obituary notice Stephen James Donker October 29 2022

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