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Albertus C. VanRaalte

Class of 2019 Generational Students

This year 103 incoming new Hope College students have alumni generational ties. If the information is incomplete or if we have missed someone, please send an email to alumni@hope.edu.

Fifth Generation

Abigail Cole (Ada, Michigan)
Mother – Margaret ’93 Cole
Grandmother – Carol ’67 Ver Meulen
Grandfather - John Ver Meulen Sr. ’65
Great-Grandfather - Victor Ver Meulen ’30
Great-Great-Grandfather - John Ver Meulen 1894

Elizabeth Fris (Holland, Michigan)
Mother – Allyson Davies ’86 Fris
Grandmother – Barbara Kruizenga ’56 Davies
Great-Grandmother – Dorothy Mulder ’30 Kruizenga
Great-Grandfather – Herman Kruizenga ’30
Great-Great-Grandfather – Cornelius Mulder 1899

Fourth Generation

Colin Bennett (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Cindy Rottschafer ’95 Bennett
Father - Darren Bennett ’93
Grandmother - Nancy Bush ’66 Rottschafer
Great-Grandfather - Raymond Bush ’38

Zachary Buys (Asheville, North Carolina)
Mother - Elizabeth Byrn ’93 Buys
Father - Matthew Buys ’92
Grandmother - Beth VanKuiken ’67 Buys
Grandfather - Christian Buys ’66
Great-Grandmother - Hermina ’36 Buys
Great-Grandfather - Ekdal  Buys ’37

Seth DeWitt (Hudsonville, Michigan)
Mother - Dawn DeYoung ’92 DeWitt
Father - Mark DeWitt ’87
Grandmother - Mary Kuiper ’63 DeWitt
Grandfather - Dennis DeWitt ’63
Great-Grandmother – Alma Cook ’33 Kuiper
Great-Grandfather – Chester Kuiper ’35

Alexandra Donaldson (Deer Park, Illinois)
Mother - Karen Tysse ’94 Allison
Grandmother - Patricia Derks ’63 Tysse
Grandfather - John Tysse ’60
Great-Grandfather - John Tysse ’29
Great-Grandfather - Albertus Derks ’26

Jessica Drew (Jenison, Michigan)
Mother - Susan Shuck ’90 Huber
Father - Matthew Drew ’93
Grandmother - Barbara Vermeer ’62 Myaard
Great-Grandmother - Leona Peelen ’35 Vermeer

Grace DuMez (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Deborah Doeden ’88 DuMez
Father - Timothy DuMez ’88
Grandmother - Elizabeth Wichers ’61 DuMez
Grandfather - Theodore DuMez ’59
Great-Grandfather - Willard Wichers ’31

William Kleinheksel (Spring Lake, Michigan)
Mother - Kristin Johnston ’88
Father - John Kleinheksel Jr. ’86
Grandmother - Sharon Van'tkerkhoff ’60 Kleinheksel
Grandfather - John Kleinheksel ’60
Great-Grandmother - Gertrude Jalving ’33 Kleinheksel
Great-Grandfather - Henry Kleinheksel ’36

Matthew Schuiling (Zeeland, Michigan)
Father - Todd Schuiling ’84
Grandfather - Norman Schuiling ’54
Great-Great-Great-Grandfather - Bouel DeVries 1865

Benjamin Stryker (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Nancy Trent ’90 Stryker
Father - Tom Stryker ’90
Grandmother - Mary VanKoevering ’60 Stryker
Grandfather - John Stryker ’60
Great-Grandmother - Marion Stryker ’31
Great-Grandfather - John Stryker ’32

Third Generation

Colin Baron (Zeeland, Michigan)
Mother - Kathryn Kolean ’95 Baron
Father - Randall Baron ’92
Great-Grandmother - Elaine Groustra ’52 Boers
Great-Grandfather - Albert Boers ’51

Micah Bieri (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Jennifer VanDuyne ’84 Bieri
Father - Robert Bieri ’83
Grandmother - Janet Groenewold ’59 Bieri
Grandfather - Arthur Bieri ’56

Abigail Brinks (Commerce Township, Michigan)
Mother - Robin DeWitt ’86 Brinks
Father - Kevin Brinks ’86
Grandfather - Donald Brinks ’52

Morgan Buursma (Grandville, Michigan)
Father - Tim Buursma ’87
Grandfather - George Buursma ’49

Caleb Bylsma (Hudsonville, Michigan)
Father - Daniel Bylsma ’84
Grandfather - Gary Bylsma ’60

Megan Clark (Panama, New York)
Mother - Kathi Damsteegt ’91 Clark
Grandmother - Elaine Vander Werf ’60 Damsteegt

Connor Collins (Fowlerville, Michigan)
Mother - Nancy Conn ’91 Collins
Father - Christopher Collins ’92
Grandmother - Judith Pell ’67 Conn

Monika DeWitt (Zeeland, Michigan)
Father - Thomas DeWitt '90
Grandfather - Jacob DeWitt '32

Tessa De Young (Beaver Dam, Wisconsin)
Mother - Holly Anderson ’90 DeYoung
Father - James DeYoung ’88
Grandmother - Doris Adams ’52 DeYoung

Caroline Finn (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Jane Custer ’86 Finn
Father - Douglas Finn ’85
Grandmother - Ruth Laning ’60 Custer

Mackenzie Greendyke (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Krista Ostema '95 Greendyke
Great-Great-Grandfather - Jacob Althuis 1914

Katherine Helder (Lansing, Michigan)
Mother - Linda Hardin ’86 Helder
Father - Richard Helder ’85
Grandmother - Leonore Fasce ’54 Helder
Grandfather - Bill Helder ’54

Emily Hofmeyer (Holland, Michigan)
Father - Mark Hofmeyer ’84
Grandmother - Ruth Ausema ’61 Hofmeyer
Grandfather - Terry Hofmeyer ’61

Madeline King (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Mother - Julie McCoy ’92 King
Father - David King ' 90
Great-Grandmother - Alice Clark ’34 Meyer

Samuel Kuiper (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Mother - Mary Norden ’87 Kuiper
Father - Mark Kuiper ’86
Grandmother - Eleanore Short ’51 Norden
Grandfather - Russell Norden ’49

Erin LaBarge (Hudsonville, Michigan)
Mother - Martha Weener ’85 LaBarge
Father - John LaBarge Jr. ’85
Grandfather - Sherwin Weener ’62

Taylor LaBarge (Hudsonville, Michigan)
Mother - Martha Weener ’85 LaBarge
Father - John LaBarge Jr. ’85
Grandfather - Sherwin Weener ’62

Olivia Lorence (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Mary Hofmeyer ’83 Lorence
Grandmother - Ruth Ausema ’61 Hofmeyer
Grandfather - Terry Hofmeyer ’61

Madison Lynema (Hudsonville, Michigan)
Grandmother - Victoria VanWestenburg ’45 Elliott
Great-Grandfather - Isaac VanWestenburg 1909

Mackenzie Mitchell (Okemos, Michigan)
Mother - Michelle Imhoff  ’92 Mitchell
Father - John Mitchell ’90
Grandmother - Ann Knudsen ’64 Mitchell
Grandfather - Donald Mitchell ’63

Anders Northuis (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Pamela Bulthouse ’81 Northuis
Father - Mark Northuis ’82
Grandmother - Eunice Schipper ’52 Northuis
Grandfather - Donald Northuis ’55

Gretta Nyboer (Nunica, Michigan)
Mother - Cynthia Hartman ’74 Nyboer
Father - Andrew Nyboer ’74
Grandfather - Andrew Nyboer ’39

Matthew Olson (Grand Haven, Michigan)
Mother - Laura McCool-Graham ’90
Father - Robert Olson ’89
Grandmother - Karen Nyhuis ’60 Olson
Grandfather - Arthur Olson ’59

Geffrey Plasman (Caledonia, Michigan)
Grandfather - Ron Plasman ’64
Great-Grandfather - Gerald Plasman ’35

Katrina Rietberg (Holland, Michigan)
Father - Jon Rietberg ’80
Grandfather - Roger Rietberg ’47

Taylor Rink (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Catherine Vander Kuy ’83 Rink
Father - Daniel Rink ’82
Grandmother - E. Joyce VanderBorgh ’55 Rink
Grandfather - Willard Rink ’55

Kirsten Van Wieren (Grand Ledge, Michigan)
Mother - Janet Sterk ’84 Van Wieren
Father - Robert Van Wieren ’84
Grandmother - Merry DeWaard ’61 Van Wieren

Emily Van Wingen (Nunica, Michigan)
Mother - Kim Naber ’88 Van Wingen
Grandmother - Ruth Wolford ’54 Van Wingen
Grandfather - Thomas VanWingen ’51

Jack Veld (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Susan Bosch ’86 Veld
Grandfather - Theodore Bosch ’56
Great-Grandmother - Marthena Bayles ’26 Bosch
Great-Grandfather - Randall Bosch ’26

Annie Veld (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Susan Bosch ’86 Veld
Grandfather - Theodore Bosch ’56
Great-Grandmother - Marthena Bayles ’26 Bosch
Great-Grandfather - Randall Bosch ’26

Roger Veldman (Hudsonville, Michigan)
Mother - Cheryl Zuidersma ’88 Veldman
Father - Roger Veldman ’89
Grandfather - Jay Veldman ’58

Carolyn Williams (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Mother - Susan Renner ’90 Williams
Father - Michael Williams ’91
Grandmother - Carole DeYoung ’67 Renner
Grandfather - Thomas Renner ’67

Jenna Winkler (Grand Haven, Michigan)
Mother - Kathryn Bruins ’88 Winkler
Father - Todd Winkler ’88
Grandmother - Bonnie Beyers-Bruins ’61
Grandfather – J. Calvin Bruins ’61

Katarina Zomer (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Joy Brumels ’91 Zomer
Father - David Zomer ’91
Grandmother - Doris Taylor ’62 Brumels
Grandfather - Bruce Brumels ’59
Grandmother - Carol Zwart ’61 Zomer-DeRuiter
Grandfather - William Zomer Jr. ’58


Second Generation

Kayla Aimesbury (Battle Creek, Michigan)
Mother - Elizabeth Winslow ’89 Aimesbury

Evangeline Anderle (Peabody, Massachusetts)
Mother - Janine Post ’90 Anderle
Father - Joel Anderle ’90

Kirstin Anderson (Potterville, Michigan)
Father - Robert Anderson ’90

Gabrielle Barber (Lake Orien, Michigan)
Mother - Joelle Nelson ’90 Barber

Carley Beemer (Sawyer, Michigan)
Mother - Janet Carlson ’87 Beemer

Eliza Beird (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Anna Glendening ’88 Beird
Father - William Beird ’88

Joshua Blackburn (Muskegon, Michigan)
Mother - Susan Gasper ’92 Blackburn
Father - Peter Blackburn ’91

Hannah Braak (Ankeny, Iowa)
Father – David Braak ’82

Kaitlyn Caltrider (Mason, Wisconsin)
Mother - Suzanne Marceny ’82 Caltrider
Father - Bruce Caltrider ’82

Chloe Caltrider (Mason, Wisconsin)
Mother - Suzanne Marceny ’82 Caltrider
Father - Bruce Caltrider ’82

Mary Carpenter (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Bethany Faber ’97 Degraaf

Damon Cove (Middleville, Michigan)
Father - Andrew Cove ’98

Elisabeth Craig (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Mother - Kiyoi Dekker ’77 Craig

Rylie Dalton (Rockford, Michigan)
Mother - Nanci Nastase ’91 Dalton
Father - Patrick Dalton ’91

Paetyn DeVries (Hudsonville, Michigan)
Father - Randall DeVries ’86

Justin DeYoung (Mokena, Illinois)
Father - Kevin DeYoung ’89

Reece Dils (Saline, Michigan)
Father - Jeff Dils ’85 

Ellen Disher (Zeeland, Michigan)
Mother - Kathy Mandeville ’90 Disher
Father - Jeffrey Disher ’87

Ivy Gibson (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Janice Johnson ’83 Williford
Father - John Gibson ’81

Ashley Heidlauf (Saint Charles, Illinois)
Grandmother - Ardis Daining ’63 Huizenga
Grandfather - Paul Huizenga ’60

Ryan Holman (Holmen, Wisconsin)
Father - Eric Holman ’92

Zachary Hulst (Caledonia, Michigan)
Grandfather - James Hulst ’66

Addison Huss (Brighton, Michigan)
Mother - Jodi Townsend ’89 Huss
Father - Brad Huss ’88

Kailee Keiser (West Chester, Pennsylvania)
Mother - Kathryn Kar ’90 Keiser
Father - Christopher Keiser ’90

Hannah Keyser (Traverse City, Michigan)
Mother - Hannah Ritchie ’81 Keyser

Shelby Krohn (Bad Axe, Michigan)
Mother - Nancy Bischer ’93 Macchiarella

Courtney Kuiper (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Mother - Michelle DeBoer ’85 Kuiper
Father - Bruce Kuiper ’84

Abigail Kyros (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Mother - Sally Conway ’89 Kyros
Father - Thomas Kyros ’89

Alexander Kyros (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Mother - Sally Conway ’89 Kyros
Father - Thomas Kyros ’89 

David Lakanen (Upland, Indiana)
Mother - Heidi Baehr ’87 Lakanen
Father - John Lakanen ’87

Hayley Landstra (Grandville, Michigan)
Mother - Shawn  Erskine ’90 Landstra

John Larson (Norton Shores, Michigan)
Mother - Jane Vander Ploeg ’86 Larson
Father - Erlund Larson ’87

Rachel Lau (Grandville, Michigan)
Mother - Anne Beld ’84 Lau

Cara Maas (Hudsonville, Michigan)
Father - Thomas Maas ’78

Kristen Marsman (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Rhonda Hale ’84 Marsman
Father - Dean Marsman ’83

Jarrett Matson (Mahwah, New Jersey)
Mother - Debra Kort-Matson ’86

MacKenzie Micho (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Father - Mark Micho ’87

Jalynn Mitchell (Laingsburg, Michigan)
Mother - Dina Zurchauer ’88 Mitchell
Father - Gregory Mitchell ’89

Aleah Mitchell (Laingsburg, Michigan)
Mother - Dina Zurchauer ’88 Mitchell
Father - Gregory Mitchell ’89

Noah Poll (Zeeland, Michigan)
Mother - Laurie Camiller ’92 Poll

Andrew Ragains (Western Springs, Illinois)
Mother - Sarah Morrow ’92 Ragains
Father - Jeff Ragains ’90

Claire Reendeers (Grand Haven, Michigan)
Father - Scott Reenders ’84 

Christian Rhoades (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Jill Schrotenboer ’88 Rhoades
Father - Peter Rhoades ’89

Emma Schipper (Holland, Michigan)
Father - Tim Schipper ’82

Nathan Schloff (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Brenda Laninga ’89 Schloff
Father - John  Schloff ’89

Rylee School (Baraboo, Wisconsin)
Mother - Anna-Marie Postmus ’90 School

Ashley Stegenga (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Mother - Michelle VanderJagt ’87 Stegenga

Isaac Tilden (Zeeland, Michigan)
Father - Pete Tilden ’85

Laura Van Putten (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Pamela Ourada ’98 Van Putten
Father - Mitchell Van Putten ’85

Grace Van Wienen (Hudsonville, Michigan)
Grandfather - John Van Wienen Jr. ’65

Luke VanBlois (Grandville, Michigan)
Mother - Rebecca Weigle ’91 VanBlois
Father - Brent VanBlois ’90

Andrew VandeBunte (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Father - Eugene VandeBunte ’72

Mark VanderStoep (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Jill Vredevelt ’87 VanderStoep
Father - Scott VanderStoep ’87

Allison VanderStoep (Holland, Michigan)
Mother - Jill Vredevelt ’87 VanderStoep
Father - Scott VanderStoep ’87

Emily Veldman (Coopersville, Michigan)
Grandfather - Jay Veldman ’58 

Hannah Weeldreyer (Jenison, Michigan)
Father - Dirk Weeldreyer ’86

Jarod Wolters (Zeeland, Michigan)
Mother - Rajean Wuerfel ’90 Wolters

Alexandra Yonker (Hudsonville, Michigan)
Father - Daniel Yonker ’92