Life Story / Obituary
Sherry L Yonkers (Rettinhouse) passed away unexpectedly October 18, 2016. Sherry was born April 5, 1947 in Grand Haven, MI to Beatrice and Robert Rettinhouse. Sherry was a lifelong resident of resident of Fruitport Mi. She was a Fruitport graduate, class of 1965. After graduation she went on to work for Anderson Bowling, Spring Lake MI. Howmet Muskegon MI served over 20 years as Fruitport township clerk. Retiring as Hudsonville City Clerk Hudsonville MI. Sherry loved more than anything and survived by her daughter Tamara A Yonkers and grand-doggies Grace Kelly and Danika. Sherry also loved gardening as she was a master gardener. She was a charter member of the Fruitport Lions, a member of Fruitport Congregational UCC 8th St Fruitport MI, also sang in the church choir. She was a volunteer for Harbor Hospice and a lifelong member of Camp Paradise Whitehall, MI. Sherry looked forward to gathering every third Monday of each month with her girls club. They have met every month since graduation in 1965. Sherry is proceeded in death by her parents and her two brothers Sam Rettinhouse and Scott Johnson. Sherry is survived by her daughter Tamara A Yonkers, her two sisters Pam (Mike) Williams, Robin (Grayling) VanderVelde, Brother Larry Johnson and her three loving exchange students Silverio, Maikka, and Javier. She so loved many nieces and nephews. Sherry had many friends. Her light, laughter, and beautiful smile will always be remembered. Visitation will be held an hour before the service on Saturday October 22nd at 10:00 am. Service will be help at Fruitport Congregational United Church of Christ 9 N 8th Ave, Fruitport, MI 49415 on Saturday October 22nd at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Paws With a Cause and/or American Red Cross.
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