Allegan County News & Union Enterprise Obituaries

Obituary: Larry J Ter Avest

On September 12th, Larry J Ter Avest went to his heavenly home surrounded by his family. To honor Larry’s wishes we will not list his achievements, other than to say he loved his Lord and Savior and always wanted to honor Him with his life. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ter Avest, his baby sister Betty, his brother John, his stepmother Betty Bailey, his in-laws Mr. and Mrs. Clare De Went. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carol, his children Dr. Kristi Ter Avest-Thede and Cory, Rev. Todd Ter Avest and Beth and his six grandchildren Taylor, Tristyn, Ty, Elijah, Anna, and Fritzlin, his sister Linda Wieringa, brother Bill Ter Avest (Sandy) and sister-in-law, Sherry Bergsma (Jerry). Per Larry’s wishes cremation and a family graveside service was held. Friday night, September 22, visitation will be held at Corner Bible Church from 6-8 p.m. Additionally, visitation will occur from 2-4 p.m. prior to the memorial service that will be held on Saturday, September 23, at Living Hope Community Church in Richland at 4 p.m. conducted by Rev. Todd J Ter Avest. A luncheon and time of fellowship will follow.
Memorial contributions can be given to either Corner Bible Church or Living Hope Community Church.

Leave a Reply