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Gay A. (Wiersema) Geerlings

September 26, 1931 ~ January 25, 2020 (age 88)


Mrs. Gay A. Geerlings, age 88 of Fremont, MI. passed away on Saturday afternoon, January 25, 2020 at the Newaygo Medical Care Facility in Fremont.  She was born on September 26, 1931 in Muskegon, Michigan to Thomas & Gertrude (Groenink) Wiersema.  Gay was a member of Reeman Christian Reformed Church, and she had been employed by Deerfield Apartments for many years until she retired in 2001 as the Assistant Manager.  On September 28, 1951 she married Alfred W. Geerlings and he preceded her in death on June 12, 2019.  She was also preceded in death by 4 sons:  Roger, Gary, Kevin, & Brian Geerlings; and by 3 brothers:  John, Bruce, & Howard Wiersema.  Gay is survived by 2 daughters:  Mary (Dennis) Helmus of White Cloud., MI., Lynne Geerlings of Wyoming, MI.; 2 grandchildren:  Andrea (Alex) Mathew, Aaron (Nicole) Helmus; 5 great grandchildren:  Ezra, Axel, & Cyrus Mathew, Alecia & Austen Helmus; 3 sisters:  Doreen VanDyke of Hudsonville, MI., Kay (Ben) Kruithoff of Grant, MI., Merele (Gordon) Katt of Sun City, Arizona; and by her sister-in-law, JoAnn Wyngarden of Fremont, MI.  A Memorial Service celebrating Gay's life will be held at 6:00 PM on Monday evening, February 10, 2020 at Reeman Christian Reformed Church with Pastor Les VanDyke officiating.  Food and a time to visit with the family will immediately follow the service at church.  Interment will be in Reeman Cemetery.  Suggested Memorial:  Wellspring Adult Day Services, a ministry of Reeman Christian Reformed Church.  You can sign the online guest book at  Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.    

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Memorial Service
February 10, 2020

6:00 PM
Reeman Christian Reformed Church
6121 S. Fitzgerald Avenue
Fremont, MI 49412


Wellspring Adult Day Services
6121 S. Fitzgerald, Fremont MI 49412

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