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Born: August 2, 1911
Death: August 13, 2013

Helen Ruth Alderink, age 102 of Grand Rapids, formerly of Lowell, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 13, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clare; daughter, Kay Alderink; daughter-in-law, Cleta Alderink; siblings, Lilah Wylie, Dorothy Brake, Floy Coombe, Gerald Kyser, Leo Kyser, Donald Kyser, Kay Podd, Margaret Rose and Marie O’Connor. She is survived by her children, John (Marcia) Alderink, Miriam (Dewey) Horn, Ronald (Katie) Alderink, Marcia (Greg) Seeley; sister-in-law, Sharon Kyser; 16 grandchildren, many great and great-great grandchildren. Helen was a member of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union and the South Boston Bible Church. A funeral service will be Saturday 1:00 p.m. at South Boston Bible Church, 6958 Kyser Rd., Lowell MI 49331. Rev. Robert Roush officiating. Interment South Boston Cemetery. Visitation Friday 5-8 p.m. at Roth-Gerst Funeral Home, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell and Saturday 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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