Honoring Tradition.
Celebrating Life.

Charlotte VanSetten

March 23, 1937 - November 20, 2020
Grand Rapids, MI



Sunday, November 22, 2020
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Van Strien Creston Chapel
1833 Plainfield Ave., N.E
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 361-2613

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Monday, November 23, 2020
1:00 PM EST
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Heritage Reformed Congregation
540 Crescent Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

The service will be held in the church Chapel. Friends may visit with the family from 12-12:45 pm at church. The service will be livestreamed at the link above. The audio can be found at the following address:



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Plymouth Christian School
1000 Ball Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary
2965 Leonard Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Life Story / Obituary


Charlotte VanSetten, age 83 of Grand Rapids, passed away November 19, 2020. Charlotte (Char) was born in the Netherlands in 1937 and immigrated to the United States at age 13 with her family. Char was devoted to the Heritage Reformed church family and was much loved by those around her in Plymouth Manor. Her generosity and sweetness was felt by many.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lottherus and Bastiana VanSetten; her sisters Elizabeth DeKeizer and Maria Riemersma; and her brother, William VanSetten. Char is survived by her sister Lena (Henry) Kamp and her sister-in-law Judy VanSetten; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral service will be held on Monday, November 23 at 1 PM in the chapel at Heritage Reformed Congregation, 540 Crescent Street NE with Dr. Joel Beeke and Dr. Maarten Kuivenhoven officiating. Friends are invited to visit with her family on Sunday, November 22 from 3-5 PM at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home- Van Strien Creston Chapel, 1833 Plainfield Ave NE and on Monday at the church from 12 – 12:45 PM. Interment in Fairplains Cemetery.

For those who wish, memorial contributions to either Plymouth Christian School or Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary are appreciated. To share a memory or to sign her guestbook, please visit www.heritagelifestory.com