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Delores Jean Alofs

1940 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Delores Jean Alofs Obituary
Delores Jean Alofs, age 73, of Allegan, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born July 12, 1940, in Holland, the daughter of Evert and Joan (Knoll) DeWeerd. Delores retired as a school teacher from Longfellow after 35 years. She enjoyed volunteering at the First Congregational Church, Food Pantry, as well as at Allegan General Hospital. She was a member of Allegan Eagles for over 25 years. She was also a member of the Holland VFW. Delores enjoyed doing Zumba twice per week, loved gambling and traveling. She loved her friends and family. She will definitely be missed.

Delores is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Lisa Alofs; her grandson, Hunter; her brother, Erv DeWeerd; her sister, Mary (Jim) Nienhuis; her nephew, Joe; and her nieces, Jennifer and Brooke. She is preceded in death by her husband, David; and her sister-in-law,Peggy DeWeerd.

Friends may visit with the family for a Remembrance Gathering on Thursday, March 20, 2014, from 5-7 p.m. at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel. A Prayer Service will be that evening at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Jon Vugteveen will be officiating.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: , P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123-1718; and/or Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn Street, Allegan, Michigan 49010. Arrangements are being made by Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel. www.gordenfuneral.com
Published in The Holland Sentinel on Mar. 18, 2014
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