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Lorraine B. Andre

Obituary for Lorraine B. Andre

May 14, 1939 - September 8, 2020
Hudsonville, Michigan | Age 81


Lorraine B Andre, age 81, on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, went to be with her Lord and Savior, as she was surrounded by her loving husband, Carl, and family.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents, John and Joanne Hopp, sisters, Ruth Newhouse, Marcia Esteves, in-laws; Roger Smallegan, Daryl Newhouse, Ruth DeVries, Carolyn Andre, Hilda Hopp.

She will be greatly missed by her husband, Carl, the love of her life for 62 years, and her family and friends. Surviving are her husband and children: Bob (Donna) Andre, Linda (Dave) Walters, Susan (Bill) Patmos; grandchildren: Jennifer (Dave) Ryskamp, Mary (Jerry) Shinkonis, Doug (Jolynn) Patmos, Laura (Brad) Stevens, Dena (Chris) Strebel, Kerri (Brett) Kalkman, Lisa (Parker) Moore, Derek (Kristi) Walters, Joseph (Justine) Patmos, Will (Kyra) Andre; 20 great grandchildren. Her sisters, Mary Smallegan, Betty (Chris) Sikkema, brother, Ken (Carol) Hopp, brothers-in-law, Andy (Nancy) Andre, Ron De Vries, Jamie Esteves.

Lorraine was the secretary at Alward Elementary School for over 23 years. She was a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother. She loved all her family, and her great grandchildren were a special blessing. The family would like to thank Faith Hospice for their loving care.

A service to celebrate Lorraine's life will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 11, 2020 at South Blendon Reformed Church, 4817 Port Sheldon Rd. Hudsonville, with Rev. Gary Jarvis officiating. To view the service live stream, please visit
Burial will be in Forest Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12 – 1:30 p.m. Friday prior to the service at church. Memorial contributions can be made in Lorraine's memory to Love, Inc. 3300 Van Buren St. Hudsonville, MI 49426. The family is being served by Yntema Funeral Home. To leave a condolence and more information, please visit

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