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Harriet C. Van Groningen (Stuitje)

June 4, 1924 – November 21, 2017

Harriet Van Groningen
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Obituary for Harriet C. Van Groningen (Stuitje)

Harriet C. Van Groningen, nee Stuitje, age 93, beloved wife for 64 years to the late Rev. Dr. Gerard "George" Van Groningen (2014). Loving mother of Betty (Herman) Westendorp, Rev. Jerry (Sherri), Jay (Laura), John (Patti), Rev. Dr. Willis “Bill” (Connie), Beverly (Bob) Jonkman, Dave (Dawn) and Dr. Chuck (Laura). Cherished grandmother of 34. Dearest great-grandmother of 45. Fond sister of the late Betty Potter, Sadie, Jack Stuitje, and Frank Stuitje. Dear aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Mom's was a well-lived life; with resilience and creativity, she exemplified a life of gracious hospitality.
Her warmth, gentle spirit and genuine empathy were a blessing to her family, friends and acquaintances.
With a quiet, hidden strength and a strong faith she left a treasured legacy.

Visitation Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4-8 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:00 a.m. at Colonial Chapel 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Burial private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Dr. Palos Heights, IL 60463 for the Gerard and Harriet Van Groningen Presidential Scholarship Fund preferred. Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400

Visitation

When Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Colonial Chapel
Address
15525 S. 73rd Ave.
Orland Park, IL
Location Information
Harlem to Wheeler Dr. (15500 S.) Turn west and go one block. Colonial Chapel will be on the north side of Wheeler Dr.

Service Information

When
Thursday, November 30th, 2017 10:00am
Location
Colonial Chapel
Address
15525 S. 73rd Ave.
Orland Park, IL
Location Information
Harlem to Wheeler Dr. (15500 S.) Turn west and go one block. Colonial Chapel will be on the north side of Wheeler Dr.

Interment Information

Location
Burial Private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Address
20953 W. Hoff Road
Elwood, IL