OBITUARY

Bettelou Harkema

June 13, 1946March 20, 2021
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Bettelou Harkema, age 74, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 20, 2021. She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Harkema and her parents Oscar and Betty Harkema. She will be forever cherished by her children Todd (Naomi) Smits, and Kristin (Sheldon) Bowling; grandchildren Marcus, Bethany, Kaylee, Joshua, Jeffrey, Paige, Bryce, and Piper; and many extended family and friends.

Bettelou enjoyed knitting, being near the water, reading the Bible, traveling, and especially spending time with her family.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Cook Funeral Home - Byron Center Chapel, 2067 84th St. SW, Byron Center, MI 49315. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Cook Funeral Home - Byron Center Chapel. Pastor Justin Guess will be officiating. Bettelou will be laid to rest at Winchester Cemetery.

In memory of Bettelou and in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at www.cookcaresbyron.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 24, 2021

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 24, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, March 25, 2021

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