DYKHUIS – Denise Marie Dykhuis aged 50 of Lowell passed away September 20 2011 following her battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents Wayne and Avis Hoag; her sister Debbie. She is survived by her husband Scott; wonderful children including sons Justin Scott (Mandy) Dykhuis of Edmore Cody John Dykhuis of Lowell and daughter Amanda Marie (Dave) Kerman of Lowell. Denise was also blessed with four lovely grandchildren Liberty Riley Dakota and Hunter; father and mother in-law Ken and Elaine Dykhuis; brothers Michael Hoag Stuart Hoag Kevin Hoag; sisters Mindy (Calvin) Potter Terri Hoag; also several in-laws aunts uncles nieces and nephews cousins great nieces and nephews and many very special friends. Denise and Scott both were from the Alto/Lowell area and shared a marriage for 31 years while he stood by her side each day during the journey she fought until the end. Denise enjoyed card and craft making cooking and family gatherings. Visitations will be held at Roth- Gerst Chapel 305 N. Hudson Lowell 6-9 PM. Funeral Service will be held at Alto Baptist Church 6015 Bancroft. Interment Merriman Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society 129 Jefferson S.E., Grand Rapids MI 49503.