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Wilbur August Lettinga, age 86, of Holland, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 7, 2022, on the anniversary of his son Michael’s passing in 2011. He was preceded in death by his wives, Sharon, Mary Kay, and Judy; his son, Michael; stepson, Jeff; and brother, Theodore. Bill was the founder of Lettinga and Assoc., Co-founder of Laser Alignment, along with his sons Bill and Michael formed the Kentland Corporation, also was involved in the Kentwood Savings and Loan, GMI Composites, and Legacy Trust. Bill served on many boards, including Hope Network, Spectrum Health, and for almost 50 years at Davenport University. He was also a strong supporter of many area churches and Christian Schools. He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Bill and Rochelle Lettinga, Pastor Missy Lettinga, Cynde and Steve Damstra, Connie Lettinga and Robert Barto; stepchildren, Ben Ipema, Denise and Tim Tamminga, Diane and Brian Bartels; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brothers, Vern and Pat Lettinga, Ralph Lettinga, sister-in-law, Elly Lettinga; his caregivers, Renae Torres-Mares, Holly Schmidt, and his “adopted” daughter Carolyn Doyle; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, August 12, 2022, at Harderwyk Ministries, 1627 W Lakewood Blvd, Holland, 49424 with Pastor Bill Lindner officiating. Burial Rest Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet the family Wednesday 6-8 pm and Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Michael P. Lettinga Pediatric Fund at Hope Network, Davenport University Foundation, or the South Christian Foundation.