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Welcome to the memorial page for

Janet Vande Guchte (Dekker)

April 15, 1924 ~ August 2, 2017 (age 93)

Janet  Vande Guchte (Dekker), age 93, of Grandville, formerly of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, entered eternity with her Lord on August 2, 2017.

Janet was born on April 15, 1924 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to Edward and Joanne Dekker. She was preceded in death by her husband Christian “Chris” Vande Guchte, son David Vande Guchte, brother Robert Dekker, and sisters Doris Roth, Joan Verhelst and Lois Potter. 

She is survived by her children Jack (Dottie) Vande Guchte, James Vande Guchte, Jill (Robert) Bouws and Tom (Mary) Vande Guchte; 11 grandchildren and 18 great- grandchildren; sister-in-law Carol Dekker, sisters Edythe Good and Carla (Curtis) Walser; brothers James Dekker and Edward (Jackie) Dekker; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Rev. Howard (Ginny) Vande Guchte and Judy (Jack) Knosher; and many nieces and nephews.

Janet married her husband Chris in March, 1944 shortly before he left for military service in Europe. They were married for 73 years. She was a very supportive wife and mother, and enjoyed golfing, bowling, and spending time with her family. Over the years, she also volunteered in various church activities.

A memorial service will be held for Janet at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Cook Memorial Chapel (East Building), 4235 Prairie St. SW, Grandville. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Interment at Grandville Cemetery. 

The family wishes to thank the staff of Sheldon Meadows and Spectrum Health Hospice for the excellent and compassionate care they provided for both Chris and Janet. 

Memorial contributions in memory of Janet may be made to Sheboygan County Christian School, 418 Geele Street, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 53083. 

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


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
August 11, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Cook Memorial Chapel (East building)
4235 Prairie Street SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Memorial Service
Friday
August 11, 2017

1:00 PM
Cook Memorial Chapel (East building)
4235 Prairie Street SW
Grandville, MI 49418


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