Jacob Verburg, 92, of Vergennes


VERGENNES — Jacob Verburg quietly passed away into eternity into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 19, 2024, in his temporary home at Gazebo Senior Living in South Burlington.

He was born on June 17, 1931, the second of four siblings, to Adrianus and Wijntje (de Haan) Verburg in Nederhorst den Berg, The Netherlands. After a full life he is now away from the body and at home with the Lord (2 Cor. 5:8) and awaiting a new body sown in weakness and raised in power (1 Cor. 15:43).

He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Harmke Smedes Verburg, and son, Sander. The family he helped to raise is his legacy. He will be remembered in love by his children: Adriaan and Shari Verburg, Sjabbo and Joann Verburg, Wynie and Lou Vorsteveld, Anje and Harold DeGraaf, Elisabeth and Mark Angier, and Case and Betty Verburg. He was also blessed with numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren: Josh and Joni, Adri, Kara, Kylie; Luke and Kristen, Daniel, Michael; Laura and Kevin, Ada; Tessa and Tell, Jonah, Zeke, Steve, Caroline; Heather; Jake and Ellen; James and Katie; Maria and Ben, Gerrit, Joanna, Katherine, Caleb; Ethan and Barb, Evelyn, Oscar, Caroline; David and Sarah, Henry, Theodore, Beatrice; Victoria; Troy; Robert and Madison; Geneva and Jared; Anton and Cassie, Lucy, Johannah, Maxwell; Jacklyn and David, Matthias, Willem, Peter, Abram; Hans; Jessica and Jamie, Aries, Artemis, Iris; Nicholas; Michael; Tristan; Renae; Derrick and Sarah, Vivian; Hillary and Satyajeet; Theresa and Oliver; Jeanine; Hannah and Alex, Elliana, Samuel, Gabriel; Reuben; Avery; Seth; and Lynnea.

A service of Thanksgiving in his memory will be held Tuesday, May 28, 2024, D.V., at 11 a.m. at the Champlain Valley Christian Reformed Church in Vergennes. Visiting hours will also be at the CVCRC on May 28, starting at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be sent to CVCRC, 73 Church St., Vergennes, VT 05491. ◊


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