Anne Vermeulen Kalamazoo Anne died early Thursday morning, September 2, 2010 at her home. She was born May 18, 1919 in Kalamazoo, MI a daughter of John and Gertrude (Oosterhouse) Hoppe. Anne and her husband, Robert lived in Kalamazoo and Okemos in Michigan and King of Prussia in Pennsylvania. She was a talented musician and taught piano lessons at her home for many years. Anne also served as the organist and choir director at Fourth Reformed Church, North Park Reformed Church and Bridgeport Presbyterian Church. Anne retired from the East Lansing Public Schools after serving there as a librarian. In her free time, Anne enjoyed playing cards with her friends and working on needlepoint projects. Anne especially loved spending time with her grandchildren at their vacation home on Lake Leelanau. On August 22, 1947, Anne was united in marriage with Robert Vermeulen, who survives. Also surviving are: two children, Nancy Anne (Daniel) Craig of Pheonix, AZ and Robert Eric (Beth) Vermeulen of DeWitt, MI; four grandchildren, John Lutchko, Daniel Lutchko, Christian Dane Vermeulen and Darby Vermeulen; one great-granddaughter, Lilianne Lutchko; a brother, John (Lois) Hoppe; and nieces and nephews. Private burial services will be held Tuesday morning in Fort Custer National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held 2:00 Tuesday afternoon at Second Reformed Church, 2323 Stadium Drive, with the Rev. Mr. Kevin V. Hart, officiating. Anne's family will greet guests one hour prior to the service at church. Memorials may be directed to Second Reformed Church. Arrangements by Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St. Please visit www.langelands.com to sign Anne's online guest book or leave a condolence to her family. 269-343-1508
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Langeland Family Funeral Homes Memorial Chapel
622 South Burdick Street Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Published in Lansing State Journal on Sept. 4, 2010