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Obituary: Charlotte G. Rietveld

June 11, 1934 – January 21, 2022

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Charlotte G. RietveldCharlotte G. Rietveld, nee Jansma, age 87, of Beecher, IL went home to her Lord and Savior on Friday, January 21, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Peter H. Rietveld. Loving mother of Joy (late Bob) Huizenga, Paul (Lucille) Rietveld, Peter (Jori) Rietveld, and mother-in-law of Michele (Brian) Rutledge. Cherished grandmother of 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her son, Don Rietveld, by her great-granddaughter, Kora Abbott, and by her parents Charles and Grace Jansma. Charlotte was loved by all and will be deeply missed.

Visitation Monday, January 24, 2022, from 9 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. The service will be live streamed at Private family interment at Skyline Memorial Park – Monee, IL. Memorial contributions to Providence Hospice (18601 N Creek Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477) are greatly appreciated. For more information, please call 219-322-7300 or visit our online obituary and guestbook at

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