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R. Edwin Zylstra
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Obituary for R. Edwin Zylstra

R. Edwin Zylstra, age 90, former resident of Western Springs. Beloved husband of the late Jean; loving father of Patricia (Byron) Hoekstra, Paul (Nancy) Zylstra, and Cynthia (Carl) D’Acosta; devoted grandfather of Michael (Jennifer) Hoekstra, Joel (Kristen) Hoekstra, Laura (Todd) Kyle, Roger Zylstra, Corie Zylstra, Jenora D’Acosta, C.J. (Jen) D’Acosta, and Alyssa (Kyle) Wolfe; great-grandfather of Alison, Caleb, Benjamin, Andrew, Isaac, Elias, Levi, Owen, Felicity, Elijah, Madelynn, and Samuel; fond brother of Ron “Doc” (Joyce) Zylstra, the late Lou Zylstra, and the late Bea Stadt; uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Wednesday, July 26th, 4-8pm at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Rd. (3 blks. So. of Roosevelt Rd) Lombard. Memorial Service Thursday July 27th 11 am at The Christian Reformed Church of Western Springs, 5140 Wolf Rd, Western Springs. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to World Renew, 1700 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508 are appreciated. For info: 630-932-1500.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Knollcrest Funeral Home

1500 South Meyers Road
Lombard, IL 60148

Memorial Service




11:00 AM
Christian Reformed Church of Western Springs

5140 Wolf Road
Western Springs, IL 60558

Cemetery Details


Mt Auburn Cemetery

4101 S Oak Park Ave
Stickney, IL 60402

Memorial Contribution

World Renew


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