PLANTINGA GEERTRUIDA "TRUDY" (NEE BAKKER) Born July 8, 1926 in The Netherlands, passed away at the Church of Christ Care Center in Clinton Township on Friday, May 25, 2012 after a courageous battle with Alzheimers. She was preceded in death by beloved husband Maarten. Trudy is survived by her daughter Martine Prasnjak (Gregory) and son Paul Plantinga (Constance). She was the adored grandmother of Miranda Zagacki (Joseph) and Laura Adolph, and recently became a great-grandmother to Joseph Maarten Zagacki. She is survived by her sister Coreen Van Lewen. Her brother Jan Bakker also preceded her in death. Donations in her memory to the Alzheimers Organization would be greatly appreciated by the family.
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Hi Connie and Paul. Paul I was so sorry to read about the passing of your Mom. My Mother-in-law also had Alzeheimers and it is a devasting disease for everyone. Please know that she is in a better place and her suffering is now over. God Bless all of you at this most difficult time. Love, PAM
May you find comfort in your fondest memories. Your mom was beautiful person. With heartfelt thoughts.
My family mourns with yours at this difficult time. Sincerely, Mr. and Mrs. John Mason and family.
condolences with the death of your mother, in mind we are with you
Trudy and I worked together at Uptown Office Br.1 NBD in the GM Bldg. for several years. I retired a few years before her but we stayed in touch.She was one of my very best friends and I loved her so much. I last heard from her Dec. of 2011. I miss her SO much! And I know you, her family, do too.