Dr. Simon J. Kistemaker

Seminole, Florida

Oct 21, 1930 – Sep 23, 2017


Tuesday, October 21st 1930
Saturday, September 23rd 2017
University of Michigan


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Reese Funeral Home Inc Obituary

Dr. Kistemaker was born on October 21, 1930 and passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Dr. Kistemaker was a resident of Florida at the time of passing. Born in 1930 during the Great Depression and surviving the years of the World War II occupation in The Netherlands, Dr. K immigrated to Canada at the age of 17. God's leading and provision called him to study at Calvin College, the University of Michigan, Calvin Seminary, and the Free University of Amsterdam where he received his Doctorate of Theology. OR Give online at:, click on the donate tab and designate ''In Memory of Simon J. Kistemaker Reformed Theological Seminary 1231 Reformation Drive Oviedo, FL 32765 A Memorial service to celebrate the life of Dr. K will be held at Christ the King Presbyterian Church, 5400 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 12:00 noon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Kistemaker Scholarship Fund at the Reformed Theological Seminary.

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