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Betty Grace Den Dulk
March 13, 1931 ~ September 5, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
Betty Grace den Dulk was born on March 13, 1931 in Modesto, California and entered into heaven on Tuesday, September 5, 2023 in Ripon at the age of 92. Betty Grace was born to John and Susie Nykamp and was the oldest of two daughters. She was a lifelong resident of Ripon and attended Ripon Christian Schools, graduating in 1949. She married Arie E. den Dulk III on March 10, 1950.
Betty Grace became a member at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church shortly after her marriage to Bud. She enjoyed being a homemaker and loved spending time with Bud, her children, and grandchildren. Betty Grace and her husband Bud enjoyed traveling together and often opened their home to family and friends. Betty Grace was creative by nature and enjoyed spending her spare time oil painting, crafting, and sewing clothing for her son and four daughters. She had an unwavering faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and taught her children at a young age to love the Lord, while understanding the importance of prayer and church attendance. Her relationship with the Lord and her family were most important to her.
Betty Grace was preceded in death by Bud, her beloved husband of 61 years and her only sister Alice and Alice’s husband, Joe Steigenga. She is survived by her children, Bonnie and Dale DeBie, Shirley and John Reyneveld, Lorie and Ed Machado, Nancy and Tim Bunnell and John and Melody den Dulk; along with her grandchildren Lisa and Greg Bauman, Krista and Richard Kohl, Monica and Dan Caetano, John and Melissa Reyneveld, Kelly Tenente, James and Brittany Reyneveld, Eddie and Mindi Machado, Elayna and Matt Ng, Meagan Mayfield, Ron and Karen Machado, Fred and Lori Bunnell, Susan and Chris Green, Kurt and Brittany Bunnell, Scott Bunnell, Natalie and Adam Merrill, Danielle and Brad Hoekzema, Arie and Kourtney den Dulk; and her 38 great grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law, Edith den Dulk, Alice den Dulk and Audrey and Bill Hekman.
A graveside service will be held on September 30th at 10:00 AM at Ripon Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 11:00 AM at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church.
In loving memory, please send remembrances to Ripon Christian Schools, 435 Maple Avenue in Ripon, 95366 or Bethany Home, Skilled Nursing Facility, 930 W. Main St. in Ripon, 95366.
Saturday September 30, 2023 10:00 AM Ripon Cemetery 320 N. Stockton Avenue Ripon, CA 95366
Saturday September 30, 2023 11:00 AM Immanuel Christian Reformed Church 517 Orange Ave. Ripon, CA 95366