age 83 years of Bradenton, Florida, passed away on Sunday evening, January 31, 2016 at Hidden Lakes Assisted Living in Bradenton, Florida. She was born on June 29, 1932 in Gaines Township, Michigan to William & Jennie (Ditmar) Dykhuis. She had been an LPN at Pine Rest and Metropolitan Hospital, both in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Marie had also helped her husband run the Roy Tanis State Farm Insurance Office in Wyoming, Michigan. On May 14, 1952 she married Roy P. Tanis and he survives her along with 5 children: Denny (Sharon) Tanis, Louise (Wayne) Getchell, Rich (Paula) Tanis, Rod (Luann) Tanis, Phil (Kerri) Tanis; daughter-in-law, Deb Tanis; 11 grandchildren & 1 great grandson; 1 sister, Alida (Jason) Blawkamp; sisters-in-law & brothers-in-law: Lois Dykhuis, Nancy Dykhuis, Rev. Laverne Tanis, Elaine VanKuiken, Carol (Terry) Wyngarden. She was preceded in death by her son, Carl Joseph Tanis; brothers: Jim, Art, & Tom Dykhuis; by her sister, Sara Tanis; and by her brother-in-law, Don VanKuiken. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Bradenton Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Gerrit Besteman officiating. There will be no visitation, and interment will be at Reeman Cemetery in Reeman, Michigan. Suggested Memorial: Bradenton Christian Reformed Church. You can sign the online guest book at www.kroeze-wolffis.com. Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. 637 E. Main Street, Fremont, Michigan 49412. (231) 924-2130.
Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home
637 E Main St
Fremont, MI 49412
Published in The Bradenton Herald from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2016