Grand Haven Tribune: Henry Reyenga

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Henry Reyenga

• Jun 26, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Henry “Hendrik” Reyenga, 99 years, resident of Village at the Pines in Grand Haven, Michigan, formerly of Delavan, Wisconsin, went home to be with his heavenly father on June 25, 2019.

Henry was born in 1920 in the Netherlands to John and Hildegarde (Zomer) Reyenga. They immigrated to America in 1920 and lived in Sturtevant, Wisconsin. In 1945, he married Anna Nieuwenhuis in Delavan, and they were married for 70 years. Henry was a member of the Delavan Christian Reformed Church.

Henry is survived by his children: John (Mary) Reyenga, Richard (Judy) Reyenga, Sally (John) Henderson and Henry (Pam) Reyenga Jr.; 16 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; his sister, Arlene Torrenga; sisters-in-law, Dora Haak and Dorothy Reyenga; cousin, Louis (Tina) Zomer; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2019, at The VanZantwick Chapel of Sytsema Funeral & Cremation Services, 620 Washington Ave., Grand Haven, MI 49417, with the Rev. Henry Reyenga Jr. officiating. Visitation is at 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service. Burial will take place following the service at Lake Forest Cemetery. Memorials can be directed to Christian Leaders Institute, Spring Lake, Michigan, or Delavan Christian School, Delavan, Wisconsin. Please sign the family’s online guestbook at

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