Tekla “Terri” Van Prooyen Pawlosky (née Schrikkema) passed into eternal life on June 21, 2020 at the age of 80. She is survived by her children Joellen (Rick) Dykstra, Jeanine (Dennis) Kinzie, and John Van Prooyen; grandchildren: Sam, Luke and Tony Dykstra, Spencer, Mitchell and Monica Kinzie; sister Trudy (late Frank) Ward; In-laws Jim & Millie Van Prooyen, Dianne (late Glen) Van Prooyen, Burton & Ardess Van Prooyen, Paul & Deborah Pawlosky, and Mary & Lenny Brown. She was preceded in death by husbands George Van Prooyen and Dick Pawlosky.
Terri lived in Highland, North Webster, and Dyer, IN and enjoyed wintering in Marco Island, FL for many years. Terri frequently volunteered at church and school. She loved music and was always a choir member. She was currently a member of New Life Christian Reformed Church. Terri was an excellent secretary for the First Christian Reformed Church of Highland and the Highland Police Department. She was president of the North Webster Park Board for many years, creating the “Music in the Park” program. She was a wonderful mother and servant of the Lord.
Visitation will be held at Faith Church Highland, 8910 Grace Street, Highland, IN 46322 on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, with the funeral service following at 7:00 pm. Pastor Tim Huizenga officiating. Private interment will be at Hope Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Highland Christian School. Memories may be shared at hillsidefhcares.com
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