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Hannah Noordhoek age 92 of McBain passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Oct. 24, 2013, at Belle Oakes Living Center .Hannah was born on November 29, 1920 in Richland Township, Missaukee County, to Roy & Gertie (Kapen) Veltema . She married her beloved husband, Homer Noordhoek at Zeeland on July 15, 1946 and he preceded her in death on July 13, 1981.
Hannah had worked for B.F. Goodrich in Cadillac and had been bookkeeper at the Marion Lumber Company for many years. She had also been a cook at the McBain High School. She was a member of the Lucas Christian Reformed Church where she was a member of the Ladies Aid Committee. She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking, gardening , & playing piano. A special thank you to the staff at Belle Oakes Living Center for their kindness and excellent care while Hannah lived there for the past eight and a half years.
She is survived by a son, Gale (Linda) Noordhoek of Marion and a daughter in law, Sharon Noordhoek, wife of Elroy Noordhoed who passed away in 2007. Grandchildren, Dave (Rosie) Noordhoek of Pa., Julie ( Bob) Ebels of Falmouth, Mark Noordhoek of Florida, Daniel Noordhoek and Andrew Noordhoek of Marion.
Brothers , Corneal Veltema of Lansing and Mearl (Audrey) Veltema of Jenison
Sister, Grace VanScoyoc of Evart
In laws, Wilma Veltema of Hudsonville, Betty Spoelma of McBain, and Gladys (John) Kooienga of Jenison
Preceded in death along with her parents . brother, Adrian Veltema and sister, Agnes (Harry) Diekevers, stepbrothers, Roger Spoelma and Alvin Spoelma, In laws, Bud VanScoyoc, Joe Noordhoek, Neal Noordhoek, & Pauline Noordhoek,
Funeral services will be held 1:30 on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at the Lucas Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Steve VanNoort officiating. Burial will be in the Lucas Cemetery. Visitation will be Sat. from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Burkholder Family Funeral Home, 211 N. Pine St., McBain, Keith D. Burkholder, director, 231-825-8191. Memorial tributes may be made to the Lucas Christian Reformed Church or the Northern Michigan Christian School. Thoughts and prayers may be made at www.burkholderfamilyfuneralhome.com