Beintema, Peter Jan Hilvert Peter Jan Hilvert Beintema, age 52, of Byron Center, peacefully passed into Jesus' arms on Wednesday October 8, 2014. Peter was born to Hilbrand "Bill" Beintema and Martha Tina Beintema (nee Eefsting) on November 18, 1961, in Grand Rapids, MI. His father, Bill Beintema, his father-in-law, Burt Pegman, and brother-in-law, Randy VanDrunen, preceded him in death. Peter will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 16 years, Susan Beintema (Pegman); his children, Tyler and Rhiannon; his mother, Martha Beintema; sister and brother, Tina (Tim) Burgess, Eric Beintema; mother-in-law, Evelyn Pegman; sisters-in-law, Mary VanDrunen, Marge (Bill) Wicksall; special uncle, Girb (Barb) Eefsting; special cousin, Jan Hilvert (Boukje) VanTongeren; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins. The funeral service will be held 11 am Monday, October 13, at Covenant Christian Reformed Church, 7171 Willard Ave. SE, with Rev. Cal VanderMeyden officiating. Interment in Blain Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Peter may be made to the children's education fund at South Christian High School. The family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home, and Monday one hour prior to the service at the church.