Traverse City Record-Eagle


June 17, 2014

Teanis Doornbos

Died June 14, 2014

ALLENDALE — Teanis Doornbos, age 87, of Allendale passed away on June 14, 2014, at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. Teanis was born on March 21, 1927, in Aetna Township, Missaukee County, to Abel and Martha (Schaaf) Doornbos. 
He married Ruth E. Mattison on Nov. 13, 1948 at the First Baptist Church in Cadillac. He then married Patricia Kay Connor VanBelkum on June 12, 1970, at the South Community Methodist Church and she preceded him in death on Jan. 8, 1996. On Aug. 24, 1996 he married Donna Ann Phillips at Boon and she survives.
He leaves behind his wife, Donna Ann Doornbos of Allendale; his children, Greg Doornbos, and Dan (Tammy) Doornbos both of Traverse City, Den Doornbos of Jenison, Mich., Lori Brasseur of Tustin, Mich., Jim (L.J.) VanBelkum of Colorado Springs, Colo., Pam (Hershel) Boyer of Middleville, Mich., Joe (Michelle) VanBelkum of Ada, Mich., Jerry Lynn (Doug) House of Big Rapids, Mich., Cindy Humphrey of Hudsonville, Mich., and Bridgette (John) Ujlaky of Jenison. Also surviving are two sisters-in-law, Carol Doornbos of Allendale and Betty Doornbos of Hudsonville.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., on June 20, at the Lucas Rehoboth Reformed Church with Rev. Ben Bielenberg officiating with burial in the Prosper Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jennings Community Church or the American Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements were made by the Burkholder Family Funeral Home, 211 N. Pine St., McBain 231-825-8191. Thoughts and prayers may be left at www.burkholderfamilyfuneral

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