Vesta Yvonne Rehkopf

GLENN — Vesta Yvonne Rehkopf, 87, of Glenn, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo.

She was born on July 26, 1928, to Ernest and Nellie Draper in Muskegon. Vesta graduated from Luther High School. Vesta and Miles met on April 2, 1946, and married two months later on June 2. Their love never faltered and now they are reunited in death. Vesta worked for Consumers Power in the Fennville office as well as Bohn Aluminum. She was a member of the Glenn United Methodist Church where she played the piano and organ. She also was a member of the Eastern Star of Evart.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Miles R. Rehkopf; daughter-in-law, Millyann Rehkopf; her six brothers and sisters and a half-brother.

Vesta is survived by her children, Myles (Sally) Rehkopf, of Glenn, and Yvonne (Ken) Grimes, of Woodbury, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Mathew (Jacquie) Rehkopf, Glenn (Amy) Grimes and David (Nicole) Grimes; and half-sister, Barbara Deloach, of Florida; and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at the Glenn United Methodist Church. Funeral services will follow visitation at the church with the Rev Harold F. Filbrandt officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Vesta’s memory to the Glenn United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 46, Glenn, Michigan 49416. Vesta will be laid to rest in Taylor Cemetery in Ganges Township. Kindly share your thoughts and memories on the family’s online guestbook a FilbrandtFFH.com.

The family is being helped by the Filbrandt Family Funeral Home of South Haven.