Ethelyn Van Leeuwen ’46 Rezelman

Ethelyn Van Leeuwen ’46 Rezelman was born on June 20, 1922 in Jackson, Michigan and died on August 7, 2016 in Valparaiso, Indiana.

The Hope college alumna (class or 1946) and breast cancer survivor (1981) taught in a number of elementary schools and lived in Lapeer, Michigan for more than 54 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband Alvin P. Rezelman (class of 1946) and will be lovingly remembered by her daughters: Ann Rezelman of Warrenton, Virginia (Class of 1979), Jan (Mrs. Randy) Bays of Valparaiso, Indiana, and Sue Williams (Mrs. Wayne) Gunder of Carmel, Indiana (Class of 1982).  She was proud of her grandchildren: Ryan, Jennifer, Kevin, and Ellen.

Mrs. Rezelman spent her retirement years enjoying travel, completing jigsaw puzzles, reading, contributing to a number of charities, plus active involvement in church and social activities.

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