OBITUARY

Margaret De Haan

April 12, 1955May 3, 2021

Margaret Jane DeHaan April 12, 1955 – May 3, 2021

Margaret Jane DeVries was born on April 12, 1955, to Case and Evelyn DeVries in Long Beach, CA, and went to be with the Lord on May 3, 2021 at home in Timnath, CO. She had one older brother, Garrett, and one older sister, Julia. She met her husband of 46 years, Larry, at Ontario Christian High School their junior year when they were locker buddies and had been together ever since. They married in 1975 and had four kids – Sarah, Casey, David, and Laura.

Margaret dedicated her early life to being a loving mom and supportive dairy wife. She was active in serving God and community in church and school. After the kids were grown, she and Larry lived life to the fullest. They started a new life in Colorado and many family members followed. They traveled all over the world and eventually bought a winter home in Indian Wells, CA. She not only loved to travel, she loved to plan trips for others. The trips that she planned were always memorable and always included her special touch.

When they were home, Margaret was the ultimate hostess, always welcoming family and friends into her home. She had a special gift of making her kids, grandkids, family, and friends feel special and loved. She created so many special memories for all of us that we will treasure forever.

She is survived by her husband, Larry; her children, Sarah (Tom) Lanting, Casey (Janelle) DeHaan, David (Lori) DeHaan, and Laura (Jeremy) Jones; and her nine grandchildren, Tara Lanting; Anja, Selah, Clara, and Darla DeHaan; Emily and Henry DeHaan; and Brendan and Kacey Jones, as well as her siblings Garrett (Carla) DeVries and Julia (Tony) Van Loon; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Wilma DeJong, Loren and Thressa Struiksma, and Henry and Pattie DeHaan, as well as many extended family members.

Our beloved Wife, Mother, and Beppe will be greatly missed but we know that she is with her Lord in her heavenly home.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 11:00 at LifeBridge Christian Church in Longmont, CO.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Margaret DeHaan, to her grandchildren’s schools: Ontario Christian School – Ontario, CA (Brendan and Kacey) Flatirons Academy – Westminster, CO (Emily and Henry) Northern Colorado Christian Academy – Eaton, CO (Anja, Selah, Clara, and Darla) Resurrection Christian School – Loveland, CO (Tara)

Services

17 May

Memorial Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lifebridge Christian Church

10345 Ute Hwy
Longmont, CO 80504

Memories

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Jane Vanderham

May 10, 2021

Our sincere sympathy with the passing of precious Margaret. She was a very beautiful, sweet friend. Such a joy to be with her. She will be missed greatly. Thoughts & prayers are with you & the family at this difficult time. May God’s loving comfort & peace be with you. Love, Corry & Jane Vanderham

Elgene Van Dyk

May 9, 2021

My condolences to you, Larry, and to each and all of you. I will totally miss Margie. I was blessed to share some really wonderful times with her.

Loren and Maria McCoy

May 8, 2021

We met Margaret years ago at Redlands Christian School. She always made sure that everybody felt welcome where ever she was.
A loving woman, we are blessed to have known her.
Our deepest sympathies to the whole family!!!

Sharon Zwaagstra

May 7, 2021

Meindert and I were so very sorry to learn of Margaret's passing. Our hearts and prayers are with Larry and the children and grandchildren and all her family. Margaret was the most gracious, kind and loving woman. We praise God that she is home in the arms of Jesus and reunited with her beloved parents, and know that we will be together in eternity.

Patricia Karich

May 6, 2021

My family and I were fortunate enough to have met and spent some happy, joyful time with Margaret and Larry DeHaan during Bible study and potlucks when they were living in Mead. We are deeply saddened to hear of Margaret's passing. We will be keeping your family in our hearts and prayers during this time. May the Peace and Comfort of OUR LORD JESUS & FATHER in Heaven be with you all.

Judy Nunnikhoven

May 5, 2021

Larry and family. Nuper and I are so sorry to hear about Marge and our pray and hearts go out to you and your family. I am double sad that we were not able to see you guys in Tucson, it has been too long since we seen you guys.

Love Nuper and Judy.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY