Sharon DeKorne VanHouten

Profile Updated: March 5, 2011
Residing In: Grand Rapids, MI USA
Spouse/Partner: Ben Van Houten
Occupation (current & former): former editor, organist; now freelance proofreader
Additional Children Information: *Lisa Walhout (1965)--adjunct voice prof at Calvin; husband, Matt; children--Anneke (18), Klaas (16)
*Ben More…(1968)--writer; wife, Heather; children--Jackson (5), Alex (19 mos)
*Michael (1970)--Web designer; wife, Natalie; children--Willem (12), Hannah (9)
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I enjoy reading, volunteering, perusing cookbooks, and card-making (I know--not very exciting). Ben and I love traveling, especially to national parks; spending time with grandchildren; getting together with friends; singing in church choir; and attending concerts.

School Memories you would like to share:

Music has played an important role in my life. This was especially true during high school years. Concert Band with Mr. VanderPuy was the best; the rehearsals, concerts, festivals, and trips brought much enjoyment. Noontime "recitals" by Ken Medema were also memorable.

I'm grateful for the wonderful group of friends I met while at GRCHS; our friendships continue, and we still gather a few times a year.

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