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Albertus C. VanRaalte

Class of 2017 Generational Students

This year 118 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



Ty Van Wieren (Grand Haven, Mich.)
Mother - Carolyn Rink ’88 VanWieren
Father - Chris VanWieren ’87
Grandmother - Joyce Vanderborgh ’55 Rink
Grandfather - Willard Rink ’55
Grandmother - Joan TerHaar ’67 VanWieren
Grandfather - Clare VanWieren ’66
Great-Grandmother - Dorothy Schermer ’25 Rink
Great-Grandmother - Wilma Rottschafer ’35 VanWieren
Great-Great-Grandfather - William Rottschafer 1905

 

Fourth Generation

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

Abbigale Blackburn (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Catharine Johnson ’89 Blackburn
Grandmother - Margo Meengs ’62 Johnson
Grandfather - Douglas Johnson ’62
Great-Grandfather - William Meengs ’27

Duncan Bocks (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Elizabeth Becker ’90 Bocks
Father - Nathan Bocks ’89
Grandfather - George Becker ’58
Grandmother - Marjorie Mulder ’52 Bocks
Grandfather - William Bocks ’52
Great-Grandmother - Elizabeth Smith ’31 Becker
Great-Grandfather - Clarence Becker ’31
Great-Grandfather - Willis Mulder ’20

Luke Boeve (Northville, Mich.)
Mother - Martha Rynbrandt ’91 Boeve
Father - Kurtis Boeve ’90
Grandmother - Marilyn VanderWilt ’62 Rynbrandt
Grandfather - Calvin Rynbrandt ’61
Great-Grandmother - Annetta Karsten ’26 Rynbrant
Great-Grandfather - Abraham Rynbrandt ’22

Mara Droppers (Maitland, Fla.)
Mother - Lori Visscher ’83 Droppers
Father - Karl Droppers ’82
Grandmother - Mary Zweizig ’52 Visscher
Grandfather - Harrison Visscher ’51
Grandmother - Jean Brondyke ’51 Droppers
Grandfather - Neil Droppers ’52
Great-Grandfather - Anthony Droppers 1915

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

Andrew Haverdink (Zeeland, Mich.)
Mother - Jodie Anderson ’93 Haverdink
Father - Matthew Haverdink ’91
Grandmother - Arlene Beimers ’64 Haverdink
Grandfather - Gary Haverdink ’64
Great-Grandmother - Evelyn Kleinheksel (Hope Prep) Haverdink

Rebecca Howe (Dimondale, Mich.)
Mother - Marcia Dykstra ’74 Howe
Father - Gary Howe ’74
Grandmother - Mayneen Jellema ’45 Dykstra
Great-Grandfather - William Jellema 1915

Emily Joosse (Chillicothe, Ohio)
Father - Daniel Joosse ’87
Grandfather - Wayne Joosse ’61
Great-Grandfather - Henry Nyhof ’29

Cadan Kleinheksel (Spring, Lake, Mich.)
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

David Lunderberg (Grandville, Mich.)
Mother - Marla Hoffman ’82 Lunderberg
Father - Jon Lunderberg ’82
Grandmother - Carol DeVries ’57 Hoffman
Grandfather - Vernon Hoffman ’56
Great-Grandfather - Justin Hoffman ’22

Jeffrey Russcher (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Karen Smith ’84 Russcher
Father - Joel Russcher ’81
Grandmother - Jane Wezeman ’61 Smith Smit
Grandfather - Robert Smit ’66
Grandmother - Glennyce Kleis ’56 Moerman
Grandfather - Allan Russcher ’54
Great-Grandmother - Theresa Smallegan ’30 Russcher
Great-Grandfather - George Russcher ’29
Great-Grandfather - Clarence Kleis ’19

Anikka Van Eyl (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Mother - Lauri Lemmen ’85 Van Eyl
Father - Paul Van Eyl ’87
Grandmother - N. Ione Strick ’44 Lemmen
Grandfather - Lloyd Lemmen ’44
Grandmother - Miriam Gemmill ’53 Van Eyl
Grandfather - F. Phillip Van Eyl ’55
Step-Great-Grandmother - Hermina VanEgmond ’50 Van Eyl
Great-Grandfather - Harold Gemmill ’56

 

Third Generation 

Holly Bajema (Grandville, Mich.)
Mother - Sandra Vanderbilt ’85 Bajema
Father - Christopher Bajema ’85
Grandmother - Patricia Winchester ’62 Vanderbilt
Grandfather - William Vanderbilt ’61

Tyler Brinks (Commerce Twp, Mich.)
Mother - Robin DeWitt ’86 Brinks
Father - Kevin Brinks ’86
Grandfather - Donald Brinks ’52

Rebecca Brumels (Holland, Mich.)
Father - Kirk Brumels ’88
Grandmother - Doris Taylor ’62 Brumels
Grandfather - Bruce Brumels ’59

Emily Buck (Flint, Mich.)
Mother - Mary Lynn McNally ’84 Buck
Father - Douglas Buck II ’81
Grandmother - Marlene Gouwens ’61 McNally

Carter Collins (Fowlerville, Mich.)
Mother - Nancy Conn ’91 Collins
Father - Christopher Collins ’92
Grandmother - Judith Pell ’67 Conn

Natalie Curry (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Mother - Nancy Walchenbach ’84 Curry
Grandmother - Elaine Bielefeld ’46 Walchenbach
Grandfather - Donald Walchenbach ’49

Michael Custer (Zeeland, Mich.)
Mother - Karen Kossen ’84 Custer
Father - Timothy Custer ’83
Grandmother - Ruth Laning ’60 Custer

Corrine DeWitt (Norton Shores, Mich.)
Father - Mark DeWitt ’77
Grandfather - Warren DeWitt ’50

Stanna Dorn (Lewiston, Mich.)
Grandmother - Margot Fisher ’60 Dorn-Dutcher
Great-Grandmother - Anne Voskuil ’25 Fisher

Madeline Finn (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Jane Custer ’86 Finn
Father - Douglas Finn ’85
Grandmother - Ruth Laning ’60 Custer

Thomas Finn (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Jane Custer ’86 Finn
Father - Douglas Finn ’85
Grandmother - Ruth Laning ’60 Custer

Jacob Helder (East Lansing, Mich.)
Mother - Linda Hardin ’86 Helder
Father - Richard Helder ’85
Grandmother - Lee Fasce ’54 Helder
Grandfather - Bill Helder ’54

Lauren Jolly (Chelsea, Mich.)
Mother - Joni Beemer ’89 Jolly
Grandmother - Betty Kelder ’65 Beemer

Caleb King (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Mother - Julie McCoy ’92 King
Father - David King ’90
Great-Grandmother - Alice Clark ’34 Meyer

Janna Kollen (Holland, Mich.)
Grandfather - Wendell Kollen ’64
Great-Grandfather - Harvey Kollen ’28

Mary Magan (London, England)
Father - Michael Magan ’88
Grandfather - Michael Magan ’62

Alex Markos (Houston, Texas)
Grandmother - Lois Hoeksema ’'57 Van Lare
Grandfather - Donald Van Lare ’57
Great-Grandmother - Deane Pelgrim ’25 Van Lare
Great-Grandfather - Elmer Van Lare ’25
Great-Grandmother - Martha Koppenaal ’25 Hoeksema
Great-Grandfather - Martin Hoeksema ’25

Max Milanowski (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Linda Oegema ’83 Milanowski
Grandmother - Phyllis Andre ’48 Oegema
Grandfather - Cornelius Oegema ’51

Christian Otteman (Zeeland, Mich.)
Mother - Sabina DeWitt ’92 Otteman
Father - Andrew Otteman ’91
Grandfather - Jacob "Jack" DeWitt ’32
Grandmother - Shirley Otteman ’46 Outhouse

Bethany Redeker (Harland, Wis.)
Mother - Joreen Domkowski ’85 Redeker
Father - Joel Redeker ’84
Grandmother - Elsie VandeZande ’57 Redeker
Grandfather - Jerrald Redeker ’56

Zachary Schaap (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Heather Jacob ’88 Schaap
Father - Todd Schaap ’89
Grandmother - Barbara VanderWerf ’64 Jacob
Grandfather - George Jacob ’63

Brian Schrems (Zeeland, Mich.)
Mother - Renee Selover ’86 Schrems
Grandmother - Prudence Haskin ’50 Selover
Grandfather - Carl Selover Sr. ’50

Hope Stamas (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Mother - Laurie Heystek ’92 Stamas
Father - George Stamas ’90
Great-Grandmother - Mary Ruby Carpenter ’41 Steketee
Great-Grandfather - Cornie Steketee ’39

Elizabeth Vande Bunte (Holland, Mich.)
Father - Chris Duryee ’90
Grandfather - Graham Duryee ’66

Anna Vande Bunte (Holland, Mich.)
Father - Chris Duryee ’90
Grandfather - Graham Duryee ’66

Emily VanDyken (Zeeland, Mich.)
Mother - Beth Kooienga ’87 VanDyken
Father - Douglas VanDyken ’87
Grandmother - Carol Fischer '61 Kooienga
Grandfather - William Kooienga '61

Karissa Winkler (Grand Haven, Mich.)
Mother - Kathryn Bruins ’88 Winkler
Father - Todd Winkler ’88
Grandmother - Bonnie Beyers ’61 Bruins
Grandfather - Cal Bruins ’61

 

Second Generation 

Kirby Arendsen (Zeeland, Mich.)
Mother - Cindi Riemersma ’87 Arendsen

Jamie Baarman (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Nancy Klaver ’89 Baarman

Ashley Balkema (Schoolcraft, Mich.)
Mother - Melanie DeGooyer ’92 Balkema
Father - Mike Balkema ’91

Nancy Benda (Birmingham, Mich.)
Grandmother - Nancy Goeman ’65 Alciatore

Joel Bera (Rockford, Mich.)
Father - George Bera ’84

Megan Beyer (Holland, Mich.)
Grandmother - Betty Beyer ’70

Sophia Bouma-Prediger (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Celaine Bouma-Prediger ’79
Father - Steven Bouma-Prediger ’79

Brendan Cassell (Byron Center, Mich.)
Mother - Michelle Woudstra ’89 Cassell
Father - Chris Cassell ’89

Grace Deighton (Farmington Hills, Mich.)
Father - Kevin Deighton ’80

Nicole DeNeef (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Joni VanderZouwen ’84 DeNeef
Father - John DeNeef ’88

Alyssa DeYoung (Mokena, Ill.)
Father - Kevin DeYoung ’89

Kendall Dice (Allendale, Mich.)
Father - John Dice ’87

Margaret Dickinson (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Mother - Sarah Eberhard ’87 Dickinson
Father - Michael Dickinson ’87

CaliRose DiGiuseppe (Portage, Mich.)
Mother - Jennifer Wallgren ’81 DiGiuseppe

John Dood (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Father - J. Lindsey Dood ’87

Gunnar Elder (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Mother - Angela Oatis ’89 Elder

Lane Ellens (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Rachel DeHaan ’08 Ellens

Elizabeth Ensink (Hudsonville, Mich.)
Mother - Karen Buiter ’86 Ensink

Sarah Fazio (Holland, Mich.)
Father - Len Fazio Jr. ’76

Alex Fredrickson (Zeeland, Mich.)
Father - Jeff Fredrickson ’91

Jessica Granger (Lansing, Mich.)
Mother - Lisa Reenders ’89 Granger
Father - Keith Granger ’89

Dirk Greene (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.)
Mother - Ardis Kelsey ’82 Greene
Father - Perry Greene III ’81

Joshua Groenhof (Zeeland, Mich.)
Grandfather - Randall Menken ’77

Abbie Harlow (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Heidi Woehl ’87 Harlow
Father - Jeff Harlow ’85

Karalyn Headley (Erie, Pa.)
Mother - Kristin Keisling ’89 Headley

Rachel Herman (Lutherville, Md.)
Mother - Rhonda Howard ’84 Herman
Father - James Herman ’84

Karl Heusinkveld (Herndon, Va.)
Father - Paul Heusinkveld ’72

Kimberly Hodgson (Caledonia, Mich.)
Mother - Jayne Courts ’85 Hodgson

Allison Hopkins (Ada, Mich.)
Mother - Mary Karcis ’89 Hopkins
Father - Keith Hopkins ’89

Kelsey Hosner (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Karen Smith-Hosner ’85

Nicole Hutchins (Carmel, Ind.)
Father - Gary Hutchins ’80

Gerrit Immink (Zeeland, Mich.)
Mother - Connie Eding ’89 Immink
Father - Barry Immink ’87

Michelle Jager (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Nancy Wolffis ’83 Jager

Blake Johnson (Eaton Rapids, Mich.)
Mother - Teresa Penhorwood ’82 Johnson
Father - David Johnson ’73

Drew Johnson (Zeeland, Mich.)
Mother - Barbara Swanson ’81 Johnson
Father - Robert Johnson ’80

Cameron Jones (Holland, Mich.)
Father - Philip Jones ’91

Paul Kieffer (Clayton, Mo.)
Mother - Blythe Denham ’77 Kieffer

Melissa Kindinger (Walkerville, Mich.)
Mother - Deanna Weaver ’85 Helmlinger

Olivia Klamt (West Olive, Mich.)
Father - John Klamt ’83

Jessica Klaus (Saugatuck, Mich.)
Father - Brian Klaus ’90

Kathleen Kooiker (Hamilton, Mich.)
Father - Rick Kooiker ’81

Elizabeth Kort (Grandville, Mich.)
Father - Tom Kort ’83

Maryn Kuiper (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Mother - Michelle DeBoer ’85 Kuiper
Father - Bruce Kuiper ’84

Jeremy Lambrix (Shelby, Mich.)
Father - Bradley Lambrix ’78

Robert Lampen (Mequon, Wis.)
Grandmother - Esther Plumert ’56 Lampen
Grandfather - Laverne Lampen ’56

Andrew LaRoche (Hudsonville, Mich.)
Mother - Ann Pitsch ’87 LaRoche

Kara Lurvey (Howell, Mich.)
Mother - Patricia Callam ’86 Lurvey

Jonathon Maat (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Shari Speet ’87 Maat
Father - Douglas Maat ’88

Bennett McKey (Stevensville, Mich.)
Mother - Brenda Bryker ’82 McKey
Father - Ronald McKey ’82

Lauren McNally (Chesapeake, Va.)
Father - Matthew McNally ’79

Baileigh Mesman (Ontario, Calif.)
Mother - Kimberly Steigenga ’89 Mesman

Jared Miller (Frisco, Texas)
Mother - Barbara Whitehouse ’88 Miller

Lyndsy Miller (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Donna Walker ’90 Miller
Father - Marc Miller ’89

Ellary Neil (Holland, Mich.)
Father - Matthew Neil ’82

Carly Parker (Westlake, Ohio)
Grandmother - Alice Gravenhorst ’51 Cook
Grandfather - Paul Cook ’50

Sarah Peterson (Holland, Mich.)
Father - Jonathan Peterson ’84

Alyssa Pinkham (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Janet Mielke ’84 Pinkham
Father - Stephen Pinkham ’83

Hannah Potter (Whitehall, Mich.)
Father - Bruce Potter ’82

Kyle Rae (Southlake, Texas)
Father - Gary Rae ’78

Paige Recknagel (Norton Shores, Mich.)
Father - Jeffrey Recknagel ’83

Elizabeth Reeg (Spring Lake, Mich.)
Mother - Abby Madison ’86 Reeg

Laura Schmidt (Yorktown, Ind.)
Father - Jonathan Schmidt ’81

Emily Simmons (Mount Clemens, Mich.)
Mother - Tammy Swain ’88 Simmons

Jenna Sloan (Wayland, Mich.)
Father - John Sloan ’77

Abigail Smith (Jackson, Wyo.)
Grandfather - Martin Scholtens ’64

John Stack IV (Muskegon, Mich.)
Mother - Holli Holstrom ’92 Stack
Father - John Stack III ’93

Alec Thomson (Jackson, Mich.)
Mother - Janis Rudnick ’88 Thomson
Father - Zachary Thomson ’90

Jonathan Tilden (Westmont, Ill.)
Father - Pete Tilden ’85

Nathan Vance (Holland, Mich.)
Mother - Katharine Payne ’90 Vance
Father - Peter Vance ’90

Rebekah VanSlooten (Allendale, Mich.)
Mother - Karen Brower ’86 VanSlooten

Andrew Villanueva (Zeeland, Mich.)
Mother - Kimberly Goodwin ’92

Anna Voskuil (Bloomington, Ind.)
Mother - Nancy Birch ’93 Voskuil
Father - Derek Voskuil ’93

Karsten Weeldreyer (Jenison, Mich.)
Father - Dirk Weeldreyer ’86

Grant Wheeler (Novi, Mich.)
Mother - Tina Mann ’90 Wheeler
Father - Tim Wheeler ’89

Holly Wierenga (Jenison, Mich.)
Mother - Brenda Jo Conant ’88 Wierenga
Father - Dean Wierenga ’88

Wesley Wright (Johnson City, Tenn.)
Stepfather - Douglas Edema ’73

Gabriel Zwyghuizen (Zeeland, Mich.)
Grandmother - Helene Bosch ’61 Zwyghuizen
Grandfather - John Zwyghuizen ’59