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Jeanette Esther (Sikkenga) Wolting
October 7, 1923 ~ September 30, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old
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Jeanette Esther Wolting, 99, of New Era, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2023, with her family at her side. She was born October 7, 1923, in Montague, the daughter of Jerry and Florence (Weesies) Sikkenga.
After graduation from Montague High School in 1941, Jeanette attended Muskegon Business College while being employed at the Shaw Walker Company office. She later took the position as payroll clerk at the Agustrane Corporation in Muskegon.
On December 27, 1945, Jeanette married L. Jay Wolting of New Era. She was a member of New Era Reformed Church. Here she taught Sunday School classes, was a member of the Mary Martha and Helping Hands groups and served as a 4H leader for many years.
Jeanette is survived by: her children, Wallace (Debbie) Wolting, Beth (Steve) Quigley and Deb (Scott) Dillingham; daughter-in-law, Marcia Jeske; brothers, Jay (Joanne) Sikkenga and Gordon (Chris) Sikkenga; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Jeanette was preceded in death by: her parents, Jerry and Florence; husband, L. Jay Wolting; son, Joel Wayne Wolting; sisters, Ruth Newmyer, Elaine Smeelink, Elizabeth DeVos; brothers, Elmer Sikkenga, Dale Sikkenga and Wayne Sikkenga.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am, Saturday, October 7, 2023, at New Era Reformed Church, 4775 First Street, New Era, Michigan 49446, with Pastor Ben Oliveira officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm, Thursday, October 5, 2023, at Harris Funeral Home, 267 N. Michigan Avenue, Shelby, Michigan 49445. Burial will be held 10 am, Saturday, October 7, 2023, at the New Era Cemetery
Memorials may be directed to: New Era Reformed Church, 4775 First Street, New Era, Michigan 49446 or the Margaret D. Fuehring Memorial Care Center, 701 E. Main Street, Hart, MI 49420.
Harris Funeral Home, in Shelby, is in charge of arrangements.