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Marvin Petroelje

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Marvin Petroelje Obituary
Marvin J. Petroelje age 78, of Holland, died Saturday, June 21, 2014 at an area care center. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Sean Nyland; sister, Grace Behrens and brother, Gerald Petroelje. Marve was the son of Martin and Cora Petroelje.

He earned his PH.D. in History and taught at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa for 11 years. He retired from S. Abraham and Sons as a System's Analyst. He enjoyed hobbies of Photography, wood carving and reading, and often volunteered with World Renew for their disaster relief services. He was a member of Maranatha Christian Reformed Church.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marguerite, children, Kathleen Petroelje of Grand Rapids, Jeanne Petroelje of Holland, Mark Petroelje of Holland; 7 grandchildren; siblings Pat Hoekstra of Holland, Anna Mae and Ray Sterken of Zeeland, Bea and Marv Keen of Holland; in-laws, Phyl Petroelje of Holland, John Groeneveld of Pinellas Park, Florida; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Maranatha Christian Reformed Church, 918 Central Ave. Holland with Rev. Matthew Stob officiating. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th t. Holland. Memorial contributions may be given to World Renew.
Published in The Holland Sentinel on June 22, 2014
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