Janice Agnes Steensma
02/08/1943 - 07/07/2021
Obituary For Janice Agnes Steensma
Janice Agnes Steensma, age 78 of Walker, passed away and entered into Eternity on Thursday, July 7, 2021.
Janice was born on February 8, 1943 to Martin and Helen (Purdy) Steensma in Grand Rapids, MI. She graduated from Union High School in 1961 and served hospital staff and patients as a loving and caring nursing assistant at Spectrum health for many decades.
Janice is survived by her sister, Leora "Lee" Beurkens, her brother, John Steensma; sister in law, Elaine Steensma and 2 nieces, and 4 nephews. She was very loved by several great nieces and nephews and also great- great nieces and nephews whom she was like a second grandmother to and will be greatly missed by.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Chuck Steensma, sister in law Leatrice (Pinky) Steensma, and Brother in law, John Beurkens Jr.
To honor Janice's life, there will be a visitation to be held from 6:00pm - 8:00pm on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at the Hessel - Cheslek Funeral Home, 88 East Division Street in Sparta. Her memorial services will be held at 11:00am on Monday, July 12, 2021 at the same location.
The family will also greet relatives and friends one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home starting at 10am.
A burial ceremony will take place immediately after funeral services in the Washington Park Cemetery. A small gathering to celebrate her life to follow afterwards to be announced at the funeral and at the memorial graveside.
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Sympathy to the family. Wish I could be there! Good memories with Janice, a quiet,kind & caring person. We use to play in the alley next to her house. Her parents visited Grandma Steensma and her & I would play games there.
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