Terry Jelsema

February 21, 1958September 10, 2021

Terry Jelsema, age 63, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Jelsema; mother, Deloras Jelsema (Brenner). He is survived by sister, Debra (Jeff) Pierce; special friends Rob Brenner and Dave Crow.

Terry loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing, and farming where he raised chickens and cows.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Home, 4330 18th Street, Dorr, MI 49323. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the funeral home with visitation from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to the service. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 16, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, September 16, 2021


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James Durkee

September 15, 2021

Terry and I were great child good friends! One of my fondest memories was playing little league baseball with Terry.. We won our league championship when we were around 11 . Terry was our pitcher and he was good. So glad I had a chance to catch up with him early last Spring. Love you my friend!

Lorrie (Lenard)Jones

September 14, 2021

We did have some fun and happy times together. Memories kept! “Rest in peace now without worries or pain”!

Treasure Ringnalda

September 12, 2021

A great person who loved the outdoors; & allowed us to have great, funny memories hunting in & fishing.

Rest in Peace our friend....