Jeffrey Waterstone ’77

of Lamoni, Iowa, the son of Alan Richard and Mary Lou (Weber) Waterstone, was born in Detroit, Michigan on June 25, 1955. Jeff entered into eternal rest on April 14, 2020, at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Jeff attended Franklin High School and enjoyed playing baseball. Jeff graduated from high school in 1973, in Livonia, Michigan. He then attended Hope College earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in 1977. He later obtained his Masters Degree in Business Administration in 1981, from Western Michigan University. In 1977, Jeff married Kathy Brinks. They were blessed with three sons, Matthew, Kyle, and Mark. On March 22, 2014, Jeff married Tanya Marie Barnard at Trinity Christian Church, of which they were both members. They made their home in Lamoni, Iowa. Jeff worked for Herman Miller, an office equipment manufacturer, when his sons were young. After moving to Lamoni, he was employed as CFO at Industrial Hardfacing for several years. Before his death he was working at Graceland University in Lamoni. Jeff was a member of Trinity Christian Church and enjoyed attending Sunday services. In his free time, Jeff enjoyed getting to visit his children and grandchildren, reading, watching sports, and traveling. His parents preceded him in death. Left to cherish Jeff’s memory is his wife, Tanya Waterstone of Lamoni, Iowa; sons and their wives, Matthew and Sarah Waterstone of Bronxville, New York, Kyle and Ashley Waterstone of Redondo Beach, California, and Mark and Samantha Waterstone of Holland, Michigan; grandchildren, Willem, Bram, Simon, Winn, and Hazel; sisters, Lisa Morrison of Greensboro, North Carolina and Pam Waterstone of San Anselmo, California; and other relatives and friends. Jeff’s family would especially like to thank the nurses at Mercy Hospital for their compassion while caring for Jeff and all the people who offered up prayers on his behalf.

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