Rena Hellenga, 94, of Three Oaks, Michigan died Wednesday morning, December 29, 2004 in Berrien Springs, Michigan.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday morning, December 31, 2004 at Pobocik Funeral Home Connelly-Noble Chapel, Three Oaks with the Reverend James Bos officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Chikaming Township, Michigan. Friends may call from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Friday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Hellenga and her twin sister Sadie were born December 24, 1910 in Three Oaks to George and Martha (Hartog) Portinga. On March 28, 1931, in Crown Point, Indiana, she married Alfred Hellenga. Mr. Hellenga preceded her in death on February 26, 1993. She was a member of the First Reformed Church in Three Oaks.
Survivors include her daughters, Joanne Muldoon of St. Joseph, Michigan; Lorraine Toji of Sewell, New Jersey; Diana (Edward) Marsilje of Holland, Michigan and Lorna (Tom) Conrad of St. Joseph, Michigan; grandchildren, Al Muldoon, Jim (Beth) Muldoon, Kristin (Kurtis) Kossen, Karin (James) Monnett and Karl Marsilje; great grandchild, Kate Monnett; brother Art (Elsie) Portinga of Stevensville, Michigan, her sister-in-law Mildred Carlen of Decatur, Michigan and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.Print Obituary & Condolences