Adeline Sybesma ’46

Adeline Sybesma, age 99, of Holland passed away Saturday, April 8, 2023 at Resthaven Maple Woods.

She was born in Holland and received degrees from Hope College and New York Theological Seminary. Adeline taught in public schools in Michigan and California and served as a teacher for the Reformed Church in America, in Hong Kong, NYC and Japan. She served in the offices of deacon and elder at the Elmendorf Reformed Church in NYC, and as an elder at First Reformed Church in Holland. During her retirement she volunteered at her church and for Good Samaritan Ministries.

She was preceded in death by her parents Abel and Mary (Boss) Sybesma, sister Laurine (Don) Breuker and brothers Simon (Gertrude) Sybesma and Russell (Elaine) Sybesma.

She is survived by her sister-in-law: Elaine Sybesma of Holland and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

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