Gerald "Jerry" Huyser

Obituary for Gerald "Jerry" Huyser

August 14, 1926 - July 12, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 90


Gerald "Jerry" Huyser, age 90 of Zeeland went home to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

Gerald was a member of Hudsonville Reformed Church. Previously, he served as full time organist for Beaverdam Reformed Church for 60 years as well as serving as an elder and Sunday School teacher. He was the owner of the Huyser Grocery Store in Beaverdam from 1950-1972 and retired as part owner of Royal Securities in 2001 after 19 years of employment and ownership.

Gerald is survived by his wife of 66 years, Thelma Huyser; children: Tim Huyser of Zeeland, Mary (Marlin) Westra of Beaverdam, Ruth Shuck of Holland, Cathy (Marty) Wick of Holland, Terry (Jennifer) Huyser of Byron Center; 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; brothers: Marvin Huyser and Jim (Vicki) Huyser; in-laws: Alice Stewart, Sophie Shane, Mary Jane Kleyn, and Sue Westra; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State Street, Zeeland. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 17, 2017 at Beaverdam Reformed Church, 7250 Ransom Street, Zeeland. Interment will be in Beaverdam Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Crossroads Prison Ministries or Holland Rescue Mission.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Crossroads Prison Ministries
    PO Box 900
    Grand Rapids, MI 49509
  • Holland Rescue Mission
    356 Fairbanks Avenue
    Holland, MI 49423

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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