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Donald Eugene Isenga

January 20, 1930 ~ May 13, 2017 (age 87)
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ISENGA -  Donald Eugene Isenga, age 87, went to be with his Lord, unexpectedly, Saturday, May 13, 2017. 

He was born to Preston and Jenny Pepper, and was adopted and raised by his special grandparents, Siert and Gertrude Isenga, all of whom have preceded in death.  He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Catherine Oosterink, Betty Langerak, Marge Meyers, Doris Berkens-Brown; brothers, Harold Isenga, Jim Isenga, Bob Isenga, and Gerald Pepper. 

Don will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth “Betty” Isenga (Veltkamp); his children, Eugene and Sally Isenga, Mike and Sandy Isenga, Darlene and Walt Shuck, Sharon and Terry Bush, Bonnie and Rick Yntema, Rick and Brenda Isenga; his 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Al and Jeanne Pepper, Norm and Vita Pepper, Barb and Vern Klamer, Ed and Pat Pepper, Dick and Diane Pepper; his sister-in-law, Shirley Isenga; and Betty’s surviving relatives. 

Don was a Korean War Veteran of the U.S. Army.  He retired from Osterink Construction after working there for 45 years.  Don was a Charter Member and attended his whole life at First Reformed Church in Grandville.  He was a people person who knew someone wherever he went.  Don was always willing to lend a helping hand, and was faithful to support folks by attending funerals, or serving in church. 

A time for relatives and friends to visit with Don’s family will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2017 at Cook Funeral Home in Grandville, 4235 Prairie St. SW (West building).  Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 16 at First Reformed Church of Grandville, 3060 Wilson Ave., S.W..  Rev. Bud Pratt will officiate.  Interment will be at Georgetown Cemetery. 

In honor of Don, contributions may be made to First Reformed Church of Grandville - Missions Fund. 

The family welcomes memories and messages in their guestbook online at www.cookcares.com.


Charitable donations may be made to:

First Reformed Church of Grandville - Missions Fund
3060 Wilson Ave., S.W., Grandville MI 49418



 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
May 15, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cook - Grandville (West building)
4235 Prairie St., S.W.
Grandville, MI 49418

Visitation
Monday
May 15, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cook - Grandville (West building)
4235 Prairie St., S.W.
Grandville, MI 49418

Funeral Service
Tuesday
May 16, 2017

11:00 AM
First Reformed Church of Grandville
3060 Wilson Ave., S.W.
Grandville, MI 49418


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