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Donald Hamstra

Published: Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST
Donald Hamstra

MORRISON – Donald Hamstra, 93, of Morrison, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Resthave Nursing and Retirement Home in Morrison. He worked at Morrison Community Hospital as a purchasing agent.

Donald was born Aug. 19, 1920, in Morrison, the son of Dewey and Johanna (Bielema) Hamstra. He married Clara Medema on Feb. 20, 1943, in Fenton. She preceded him in death on Nov. 4, 1977. He was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison.

Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn (Robert) Vandermyde of Morrison, Donna (Robert) Thompson-Borchardt of Leesburg, Fla., and Beth (Louis) Zavala of South Elgin; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He also was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Alma Meinema and Dorothy Boonstra; and two brothers, Marvin Hamstra and Ralph Hamstra.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Morrison. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Ken Renkes, director of congregational care at Ebenezer Reformed Church, officiating. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison.

Memorials have been established to Ebenezer Reformed Church and Resthave Nursing and Retirement Home.

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