David Lee Rienstra, 79
A memorial service for the Rev. David Lee Rienstra, 79, of Tecumseh, will be held at noon Sunday, March 17, at the Dawt Church of Christ after the Sunday church service. Lunch will be served afterward at the Antler in Gainesville. Mr. Rienstra died peacefully on Nov. 10, 2018, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
He was born March 7, 1939, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of August and Gertrude Hoogeboom Rienstra, Dutch immigrants from Friesland, Netherlands.
Mr. Rienstra is survived by Diane Rienstra, his wife of 21 years; children, David Rienstra Jr. and wife Kathi, Sherilyn Rienstra and husband Matt and Kathryn Pruiett; stepsons Rick LaFevers and wife Traci, Scott LaFevers and wife Mandy, and Martin LaFevers and wife Liz; grandchildren Jonathon, Heather, Jadon, Grant and Lilian Rienstra; step-grandchildren Carly, Annie, John and Jake, Kintla, Dylan and Taylor LaFevers; his brothers, Bill Rienstra and Pete Rienstra and their spouses; and several nieces and nephews.
The complete obituary was published in the Dec. 12, 2018, edition of the Times.