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January 26, 1948 - October 14, 2019

A memorial visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Michigan Cancer Center.

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Age 71, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019. Jan was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on January 26, 1948, the daughter of the late Earnest L. and Ferne A. (Bradeen) Best. She was employed as a lead dietician at Comstock Public Schools for many years. Jan enjoyed gardening, antiques, fast cars and road trips. She loved her family and her animals. Jan is survived by her husband, William “Bill” Holmes; daughters, Christine (Chris) Leroi and Tara (Bruce) Skaggs; grandchildren, Hunter (Bailey) and Chase Verschoof, Alex Engelman and Jordyn Skaggs; great-granddaughter, Daphne Engelman; step-children, Kim (Greg) Snow, Bill, Jr., Danny, Karen and Kristy Holmes; several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Earnest (Jungeu) Best, Karen (Rowland) Howell, Richard Best and Mary (Damian) Mello; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.