Janet L. Dykema, age 76 of Holton, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Health Services in Fremont following complications from cancer. Janet was born on June 3, 1943 in Muskegon to Robert Leonard and Martha Jean (Haynes) Beehler.
Janet graduated from Muskegon High School and later attended Muskegon Community College. She married Charles M. Dykema on May 22, 1964 in Muskegon and Charles preceded her in death on April 6, 2011. Janet has been a resident of the Holton area since 1975 when she moved from Grand Haven. Janet started working at the Old State Bank in Fremont and later began work at the Gerber Employees Federal Credit Union where she worked in the loan department for over 20 years until her retirement in February 2011. Janet was a member of the Reeman Christian Reformed Church, enjoyed reading, gaming, and mowing her yard and the animals and cats at her house. She always had a vegetable garden and enjoyed canning the vegetables from the garden. She truly treasured the time she spent with her grandchildren.
Janet is survived by her children, Greg (Amy) Dykema of Holton; Terri Dykema of Muskegon; Kim (Jason) Woods of Muskegon; 6 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren and 1 great grandchild due in a few months; her sister, Jolynn Byal of Fort Wayne, Indiana; 2 nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Dykema.
VISITATION : Saturday, May 30, 2020 from 12:15pm – 1pm at the Reeman Cemetery – 6731 S. Brucker Ave Fremont MI 49412 with GRAVESIDE SERVICES at 1pm at the Reeman Cemetery. Friends attending the visitation and graveside services are asked to wear a mask. In lieu of flowers, friends may consider memorial contributions to Wellspring at Reeman Christian Reformed Church in Fremont. Friends may send a condolence or share a memory with the Dykema family online at www.crandellfh.com. Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home – Fremont Chapel. 231-924-0800