Christina Marie Thielke, age 49, of Holland, passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family under hospice care, on Monday, January 10, 2022. She was born September 11, 1972, in Grand Rapids, daughter of Daniel Norman and Judy Ann (Lake) Thielke. Christina graduated from Lakeview High School, where she played clarinet, with the Class of 1990. She continued her education at Montcalm Community College completing and Associate’s Degree and then at Grand Valley State University, completing her Bachelor’s Degree in 1997. Christian worked in several capacities, and most recently was an Account administrator with Workbox Staffing. She loved the great outdoors and an avid country music fan, taking in a concert whenever she could. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, watching television, spending time with family and friends, and always enjoyed an invitation to enjoy dinner out at a good restaurant.
Christina is survived by her father, Dan Thielke of Holland; two step-sisters, Anna Dykstra of Morley and Michelle Schonfelder of Ionia; an uncle, several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her, mother, Judy Ann (Lake) Thielke her grandparents and several aunts and uncles.
Services will take place on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at Verdun Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 303 S. Bridge Street, Belding, Michigan 48809. The family will greet visitors beginning at 11:00 a.m. and a memorial service will take place at 12:00 Noon, with Pastor Brady Nemmers, officiating. Interment will take place at 3:00 PM on Friday, may 6, 2022, at Fairplains Cemetery, 2056 Diamond Ave., NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505, with Brady Nemmers offering graveside prayers. Those wishing to express their sympathy through a memorial donation are welcomed to consider The B Foundation. Envelopes will be available at the service or by contacting the Verdun Family Funeral Home at (616) 794-1300 or verdunfh.com.