Sandra Lanning ’51 Hemple
Sandra J. Hemple, age 93, of Holland, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at the American House Senior Living Center in Holland.
Sandra graduated from Hope College in 1951 and taught kindergarten in West Ottawa Schools for 35 years. She was a cast member in 14 plays with the Holland Community Theater and a volunteer tour guide during Tulip Time for many years. Sandra had a real heart for the less fortunate and volunteered at Holland Hospital, Western Seminary, and many area nursing homes. She was a member of Christ Memorial Church.
Sandra was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Hemple, in 2011 and her beloved sister, Marla Lindsay, in 2019.
Sandra is survived by her nieces, Valorie (Ed) Holwerda, Natalie (Greg) Block, Teresa (Randy) DeGraaf, Denise (John) DeVries; nephews, Tom (Lisa) Zuidema, Tim (Karen) Zuidema and several great and great-great nieces and nephews.