Obituary for Harold James Raterink

Born: Feb. 14th, 1926
Passed Away: Sep. 19th, 2014

Visitation

Monday Sep. 29th, 2014
6:00pm to 8:00pm at Coopersville Christian Reformed Church
Directions to Coopersville Christian Reformed Church

Service

Tuesday Sep. 30th, 2014, 11:00am at Coopersville Christian Reformed Church
Directions to Coopersville Christian Reformed Church

Obituary

Harold James Raterink, aged 88, of Coopersville, went to be with his Lord on Friday, Sept 19, 2014. He was born February 14, 1926 in Grand Rapids to Gilbert and Martha (Kosten) Raterink. He was preceded in death by his parents, great granddaughter, Hannah Raterink; two sister, Virginia Weimer and Mildred (Mel) Barton. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII on the Antietam. Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Betty; six children, Judi (Steve) Holland, Jim (Cindy) Raterink, Deb (John) Goller, Jerry (Marsha) Raterink, Bruce (Judy) Raterink and Beth (Jeff) Ferguson; 17 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; sister, Betty (Lee) Troyer, brother, Earl (Leila) Raterink and brother-in-law Harry Weimer. Memorial Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, Sept 30, 2014 at the Coopersville Christian Reformed Church, 200 Henry St., Rev. Steve Bussis officiating. Burial Rosedale Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Monday, Sept 29 from 6 to 8 pm at the Coopersville Christian Reformed Church. Memorial contributions to Love Inc., PO Box 131, Allendale, MI 49401, Right to Life, 2340 Porter St SW, P.O Box 901, Grand Rapids, MI 49509-0901 or Samaritans Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607-3000. An online guestbook may be signed at throopfh.com Throop Funeral Home, Coopersville,616-837-8161

Burial

at Rosedale Memorial Park and Cemetery
Directions to Rosedale Memorial Park and Cemetery