Obituary for Ronald Jay Vellenga

Ronald Jay Vellenga

Birth Date: Jan. 11th, 1943
Date Passed: Nov. 23rd, 2017


Ronald Jay Vellenga age 74, of Muskegon, MI died Thursday, November 23, 2017 at home with his wife at his side. Ronald was born on January 11, 1943 in Muskegon, MI to the late Simon and Bessie (Hage) Vellenga. He married Jean Alice (Gould) Vellenga on June 5, 1999 in Muskegon, MI. He was a mail carrier for the United States Post Office. Ron is survived by his wife of 18 years: Jean A. Vellenga of Muskegon. Son: Christopher (Kimberly) Derry of Allegan, Daughter: Maranda (Michael) Woolf of Grand Rapids. 2 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren. Several Step Children, grandchildren & great Grandchildren. Cremation has taken place with a Memorial Service on Thursday, November 30, 2017 At 11:00am at the Lakes Community Church of the Nazarene. The family will receive friends from 10:00am until time of service. Memorials may be directed to: Lake Community Church of the Nazarene. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511.


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