Lois Hospers ’48 Jalving

Lois ( Hospers) Jalving, age 97, of Holland, passed away Friday, January 13, 2023, at the Village at Appledorn.

Lois was born October 13 ,1925 to Gerrit and Anna ( Ameele) Hospers in Ontario Center, NY. She graduated from Hope College in 1948, and marriedMarvin Jalving on June 23, 1951. She taught school for several years before becoming a mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Lois was a member of the Reformed Church in America and did many volunteer jobs in church as well as in schools and the community. She loved to read and do crafts until she lost her eyesight.

Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin, in 2021; and siblings, Gerrit, Eugene, and Eunice.

Lois is survived by her children, Judy ’74 ( John) Mills of Norton Shores, Jane (Eric) Schweinzger of Grand Rapids, Jill ’82 (Marc ’82) Vander Meulen of De Tour Village, MI; 5 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren.

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