Roger Kleinheksel ’60
He was born on July 24, 1938, in Hamilton, MI. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Virginia (Top ’60) Kleinheksel; his children, Rev. Mark and Nancy Kleinheksel, Michael and Christine Kleinheksel, Chip and Karen Kleinheksel ’91 Ware; grandchildren, Chase Kleinheksel, Kenzie Kleinheksel, Cassidy LeDuc, Abby and (Max) Teener, Renee Ware, Josh Kleinheksel, Sophie Kleinheksel, Stefanie and (Colton) Kloote, Alex Kleinheksel and his brothers and sisters; Mary Verburg, Earl and Arlene Kleinheksel, Cliff and Lois Sale, and John and Ruth Kleinheksel ’66 Stanley; in-laws Jerry and Lois VanderKooi, Dale and Isla Compagner and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service to honor the faith and life of Roger Kleinheksel will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, January 14, 2022, at First Reformed Church of Zeeland, 125 E. Lincoln Ave., Zeeland MI 49464. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 pm, Thursday, at the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland MI 49464. Private interment will be in Overisel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First Reformed Church Missions, Western Theological Seminary, or Words of Hope.