Lois Tysse ’38 Strom

Lois Tysse ’38 Strom, daughter of the late Rev. Gerrit Tysse (1894) and Eva Van Oostenbrugge, passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016 in Holland at 99 years of age. The Tysse’s were longtime residents of Holland, residing on East 13th Street across from Western Theological Seminary from about 1918 into the 1960s. The Tysse… Continue Reading →

Gladys Van Lare ’39 Rohrer

Born on October 22nd, 1918 in New York, and entered into rest on October 8th, 2016 in Fremont, California at the age of 97. Survived by her sons, Fred Rohrer (Diana) of Pleasanton, CA, and Tom Rohrer (Ann) of Lafayette, CA; granddaughters Erin Alves (Joe) of Arroyo Grande, CA, and Carrie Rohrer of Tangier, Morocco;… Continue Reading →

Julia Bruischat ’32 Drost

Julia Bruischat ’32 Drost, 103, of Fillmore, peacefully passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Resthaven Care Center. Julia was born on March 12, 1914, in Holland to John and Dena Bruischat. She fondly remembered her days at Hope College/ High School and was proud to be a graduate of the Class of 1932. Throughout… Continue Reading →

Ruth Muilenburg ’36 Jeffery

Ruth Muilenburg ’36 Jeffery died peacefully at the incredible age of 102. Born November 30, 1914, Ruth, also known Mom, Mud, Gma, and GG, saw and touched more in her lifetime than most. Ruth was a woman of many talents and passions. She taught 3rd grade for 23 years,was an accomplished cellist for 86 years, and… Continue Reading →