Virginia Huizenga ’64 Jurries
Virginia “Ginger” Jurries, age 76, of Holland, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, January 26, 2019. She passed away at her home in Florida.
Ginger graduated from Timothy Christian School and Hope College and attended Western Theological Seminary. She was fun loving, caring, a good listener and had many friends.
She was a long time member of Christ Memorial Church where she served as a Care Elder. She also volunteered with Lakeshore Pregnancy Center, Boys and Girls Club of Holland, Resthaven, and Project Charlie. She served on the board of Northwestern College in Pella, Iowa. She authored three books and taught elementary school in Ann Arbor and suburban Chicago.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter H. and Elizabeth Huizenga; brother, Peter H. Huizenga and sister, B.J. Buntrock.
Ginger is survived by her husband of 55 years, Jim; children, Kristin (Dave) Allen of Texas and Steven Jurries of Costa Rica; Siblings J.C. (Tammy) Huizenga of Grand Rapids, Suzanne (Herman) Kanis of Holland; in-laws, Heidi Huizenga of Oak Park, IL., Virginia “Ginny” and Bob Postma of Ft. Meyers Beach, FL., Marian “Micki” Jurries of Petoskey; many nieces, nephews and countless close friends.