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Saturday, April 17th, 2010
Vera Hoekstra
Vera Jean High Hoekstra, 87, Grand Rapids, Mich., died March 17, 2010, in Grand Rapids, Mich.
She was born Feb. 14, 1923, in Rockford, to F. Lloyd and Mary Williams High. She married Phil Hoekstra, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Dennis Potter, Grand Rapids; a brother, Robert E. High, Rockford; two grandsons, and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Margaret Post and Dorothy Bollenbacher.
She worked as a bookkeeper at The Little Elevator and as a teller for The Rockford National Bank in Rockford. She also worked at Neon Products in Lima.
Funeral services were held March 21, 2010, at Mayflower Congregational Church, Grand Rapids.
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