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Platoon Seargeant 

Rolla L. Anderson 

Rolla was the son of Clara Ann and William H. Anderson of Illinois. The last born of seven children, he was the last surviving member of his immediate family. His wife, Patricia, also preceded him in death.  

Rolla enlisted into the Marine Corp Reserves in 1941. He was assigned to a program the Marines had established for recruiting, educating and training future officers of the Corp. His active duty was from July 1, 1943 to November 15, 1945. Rolla was assigned to Western Michigan University for one year in the V-12 program. He was then transferred to Paris Island and on to Camp,LeJeune, NC for basic training. He spent an additional six months at Quantico, VA for Officers training. Rolla returned to Camp LeJuene where he and 18 other officers were chosen for assignment to Camp Montford Point. Rolla was an Adjutant of the Battalion and functioned as a Training Officer to the Marines stationed there. He remained in this position until he was instructed to report to Great Lakes Naval Station where he was discharged. Following his discharge, Rolla earned his BS Degree from Western Michigan University, followed soon by his Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan.  

Rolla began his teaching and coaching career at Marshall High School in 1945, and continued his distinguished career at Kalamazoo College where, during his tenure as Director of Athletics, Kalamazoo College won nine all sports trophies. Mr. Anderson was inducted into seven Hall of Fames. Mr. Anderson’s passion for athletics lead him to receive many varied awards, culminating with the Athletic Center at Kalamazoo College being named in his honor in 1980.   

Rolla was active in the affairs of the community and his church. He was a 65-year member at First Baptist Church serving on many committees there. He was also very involved in community, civic, and athletic associations.

Rolla has three daughters who survive: Julie Paulsen (Donald), Susan Van Dis (William), and Mary Pickell (John, III). He has seven grandchildren who survive him: Jill Paulsen Fitch (Warne), Bradley Paulsen (Jaime), Mark Paulsen (Jacquelyn), Andrew Van Dis (Emily), Daniel Van Dis (Lindsey), John Pickell, IV (Stefanie), Jeffrey Pickell. Rolla and Patricia’s beloved grandson, James Underwood Pickell preceded Rolla in death. Rolla and Patricia have 16 great grandchildren.    

Mr. Anderson was laid to rest with full military honors next to Patricia, his loving wife of 65 years, at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan. 

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3rd Class Petty Officer

Richard Barber


Richard was born in Detroit, MI on December 4, 1949 to Edward and Ruth Barber. A graduate of Plymouth High School Class of 1968, he soon joined the United States Navy where he served his country as a Radioman 3rd Class Petty Officer from 1969 to 1973. During his time in the military, Richard served in Viet Nam and was part of the ‘Brown Water Navy’ whose job it was to patrol the rivers and also pick up any South Vietnamese survivors. The ‘Brown Water Navy’ utilized Swift Boats (also known as PCF = Patrol Craft Fast) and also PBR’s (Patrol Boat River). Richard was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia at Little Creek Naval Base after Viet Nam.

Richard was united in marriage with Virginia (Burgie) Barber on March 2, 1974 and they celebrated 43 years of marriage. He attended college at Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Western Michigan University. He was employed as a Finance Officer with Kalamazoo County Family Court for 26 ½ years and retired in 2003. He was a life member of the V.F.W., Disabled American Veterans and annual member of the American Legion. He enjoyed golfing and spending time with his three grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife Virginia “Ginnie” Barber; his daughter, Cynthia (Jerry) Dennany; grandchildren, Evelyn, Lazarus and Gabriel; his sisters Dianne Barber, Margaret Carter, Gayle Nelson; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Alecia Barber.

 Mr. Barber was laid to rest in Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI with full military honors.

Mr. Barber was honored the month of October 2018.



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Quartermaster 3 

 Robert A. “Bob” Baugher

Bob was born in Kalamazoo on September 13, 1931, the son of the late Al and Alice (Flick) Baugher. Bob graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1949. Bob served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, where he completed four tours in Korea from January 3, 1951 until October of 1954. Bob’s most significant duty was aboard the USS H. W. Tucker. In 1955, Bob married Myra Long and they enjoyed 62 years of marriage. Myra joined Bob in eternal rest December 27, 2018. Three children survive, Teri Charlton of Lawrence, Michael Baugher of Lawrence and Bruce (Karen) Baugher of Paw Paw; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Bob was employed by National Water Lift for fourteen years and retired from the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department after 20 years of service.

Bob was lain to rest with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan.

Mr. Baugher was honored the month of April 2019.



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Staff Sergeant

Elmer Bonselaar

Mr. Bonselaar was born July 7, 1925, in Holland, MI the son of Henry and Ada (Boeve) Bonselaar and came to Kalamazoo in 1935. He served with the U.S. Army during WWII in France, the Rhineland, and Central Europe and was awarded the Silver Star Medal for Gallantry in Action when he voluntarily participated in a reconnaissance patrol into enemy lines. Mr. Bonselaar was also the recipient of 2 Bronze Battle Stars and a Purple Heart Medal. He resided in Bay City, MI from 1947-51, then returned to Kalamazoo where he was employed by Langeland Chapels until 1961. He was then employed as service manager by Art Post American Motors and later by Dick Loehr Auto Sales until his retirement. Mr. Bonselaar was a member of Southern Heights Christian Reformed Church where he served as Deacon. He also taught Sunday School for many years in Alamo Avenue Christian Reformed Church. On February 27, 1947, he was married to Virginia R. Langeland, who survives. Also surviving are three daughters, one son and spouses and their children, Kathleen and David Durian (Vicky, Bob, Steve), David and Carol Bonselaar (David, Lynne, Kristine), all of Portage; Nancy Lemmen Bonselaar (Michelle, Michael, Matthew) of Kalamazoo, and Ellen “Cricket” Hensley (Brock, Trey) of Portage; at the time of Elmer’s passing he was survived by one brother and three sisters and spouses, Julius and Cora Bonselaar of Kalamazoo, Wilma and John Bultje of Parchment, Josephine and John Razenberg of Kalamazoo, Hester and John Koning of Portage; his mother in law, Mrs. Laurine Langeland of Kalamazoo.

Mr. Bonselaar was laid to rest with full military honors in Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan.

Mr. Bonselaar was honored the month of January 2019.


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Corporal 

Dale M. Brock


Dale was born November 24, 1931 in Kalamazoo to the late Troy and Bernice (Crowe) Brock. He was united in marriage to Gail Pratt on January 28, 1956. Dale was a lifelong member of Kalamazoo Free Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from November of 1951 until 1954. Dale traveled the world while in the Marines. He was a top gunner, but after being asked to train in radio, he spent much of the war time on a Korean hill in a radio van. This change kept him safe, as none of the other gunners came home. Dale led a life full of faith, love, and adventure. He worked in the paper industry for over 40 years, eventually becoming superintendent, and spent two years in the African nation of Rwanda in the mission field with Gail and their young children. He helped build a hospital while Gail taught the children of the community at Happy Hill School. He was a true handyman who was always willing to lend his time and talents to helping others with construction projects. In fact, he built the family home. Hunting (bagging many deer), fishing, trapping, and watching his beloved Pistons and Tigers were some of Dale’s favorite hobbies, especially when done with family and friends. He was an avid sports enthusiast who over the years never missed an opportunity to watch his grandchildren play. Dale’s legacy will live on through loved ones and all the lives he impacted. Dale is survived by his wife, Gail Brock; children, Cameron (Dawn) Brock and Renae (Jim) Baumgart; 7 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sister, Belva (Dan) Carr; and many nieces and nephews. Dale was preceded in death by a son, Brent Brock; siblings, Allen (Carol) Brock, Wilma (Syd) Hale and David (Dolly) Brock.

Dale was buried with full military honors in East Cooper Township Cemetery.

Mr. Brock was honored the month of May 2018.



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Airman First Class

Jeff Burkey

Jeff was born November 10, 1941 in Kalamazoo to the late Boyd and Theda (Finzer) Burkey. A graduate of Kalamazoo Central High School class of 1959, he later served in the U.S. Air Force at the Grand Forks Air Force Base as an aircraft mechanic until honorably discharged in September 1966. Jeff was employed at the Upjohn Company for 30 years. In 1986 he received the W. E. Upjohn Award as acknowledgement by both his customers and area engineers for his performance as a pipefitter. Jeff invested much energy towards the well-being of others, especially his family, and was always ready to help a friend or neighbor.

Surviving Jeff are his wife, MerriKay Oleen-Burkey; his children, Joel (Deborah) Burkey and David (Julie) Burkey and their mother Sally (Michael) Pickens; 5 grandchildren, Cole, Raeann, Madeline, Joseph, and Samuel; brother, Kim (Leilani) Burkey; niece, Brett (Nicholas) Toman; godson, Jeff Anderson; and other relatives and friends. Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, Boyd and Theda Burkey, and his in-laws, Stet and Jo Catton, and Walt and Virginia Oleen.

Jeff was laid to rest with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan.

Jeff was honored the month of January 2020.



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Airman Second Class

Burt “Bud” Preston

Cilley, Jr.

Bud was born October 30, 1931 in Vicksburg, MI, the son of Burt and Geraldine (Hopkins) Cilley. Bud was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving from 1950-1954 during the Korean Conflict. While in the service, Mr. Cilley and his family were stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska, where Mr. Cilley used Morse Code to communicate weather reconnaissance information to pilots. He was President and owner of Lake Street Lumber Company. Bud was a member of the Second Christian Reformed Church. He served as elder and deacon at Grace and Heritage Christian Reformed Churches. He also served on the board of Park Village Pines, Kalamazoo Christian High School, Home Builders Association, Credit Managers Association, and Lake Alfred Ministries (Florida), and was a Westwood Little League baseball manager. Surviving are his wife of 65 years: Ruth (Dyksterhouse) Cilley; three children: Kenneth (Ann) Cilley, Karen (Joe) VandenAkker and Kimberly (Robert) Haveman; 14 grandchildren: Rachel (Alec) Kyser, Lydia (Kris Hammond) Cilley, Benjamin Cilley, Sarah (Erik) Furdero, Abigale Cilley, Rebekah VandenAkker, Daniel (Katie) VandenAkker, Julia VandenAkker, Anna (Andrew) Steendam, Leah (Brett) Krosschell, Nicole (Sean Kidd) Wright, Nathan Haveman, Katie (Luke) Zwart and Stacie (Ryan) Strayhorn; 13 great-grandchildren: Jessica, Autumn, Landon, James, Emersyn, Lillian, Arie, Lyla, Madelynn, Charleigh, Avis, Ember, and Adeline; a brother-in-law: Wesley Hauschildt; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his parents and sister: Carla Hauschildt.


Mr. Cilley was laid to rest with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan.

Mr. Colley was honored the month of September 2019.



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Seaman First Class

Eileene A. Cordell


Private First Class

Alfred Truman “Jack” Cordell

Eileene was born on October 4, 1923 in Detroit, MI, the daughter of Willard and Adele (Rohrig) Thompson. She graduated high school then joined the U.S. Navy during World War II, serving her country as a Seaman First Class (WAVE) stationed at the US Naval Barracks at Washington, D.C.

Eileene’s passions were baking for her family and enjoying her grandchildren. She also enjoyed traveling extensively with her daughter, watching football, NASCAR, golf and the Olympics.

Ms. Cordell was laid to rest with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI

Jack was born December 18, 1924 in Washington to James D. and Edna (Gray) Cordell. A proud veteran, he served in the U.S. Army during WWII, stationed with the 3rd Division E-Company. Mr. Cordell survived the ally landing at Anzio, which he never spoke of in the years following the war.

Jack was a union sheet metal worker for over 32 years before retiring. He was a proud member with the Local 360 and Local 105, and a past officer with the AFL-CIO.

Mr. Cordell was laid to rest in a private cemetery in Redlands, CA.

Mr. and Mrs. Cordel were honored the month of June 2018.


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                          George E. Craven                         

Craven, George E. Sr. Sgt. Major, retired, was born September 21, 1940 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. He retired from the US Army with multiple awards for his work in the service as a sniper with multiple deployments in combat situations and wars. Additionally, he retired from the Department of Defense—where he worked for the Air Force as a civilian specialist and received awards for his dedication to his work on "special projects." Among the awards Mr. Craven received are the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, Certificate of Achievement, and expert level recognition with the carbine, rifle, and pistol. George loved his family, wood working, and listening to audio books, he will be deeply missed by all his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marlene; his fathers; his stepmother; and a great-granddaughter. He is survived by his mother, Anna Louise; his wife, Evelyn; 6 children; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and several siblings and cousins.

Mr. Craven was lain to rest with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan.

George was honored the month of          March, 2021

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Private First Class, E-3

Marlene Ann Craven

Marlene was born on August 2, 1940, in Kalamazoo, to Oscar and Donna (Armstrong) Thompson. Marlene was a strong-minded woman who believed that to honor ones’ country was the most important gift. She joined the U.S. Army at the age of 18, serving her country during the Vietnam War Era. Ms. Craven’s specialty during her service was in cartography. Throughout the years she continued working in various jobs for the military branches with the Department of Defense. Marlene enjoyed reading, listening to music, playing cards, and watching sports, but the most important part of her life was her family. Surviving are her four children Ruth Craven, George Craven, Jr. (Julie), Tambra Craven and Gina Craven; grandchildren Matthew Craven, Bruce (Crystal) Stewart; Anna (Charles) Nichols; Tabitha Craven; James Craven; Sarah Craven; Victoria and Jeremy; 19 great-grandchildren; a sister Mary Lou Tripp; nieces and nephews; by her ex-husband George (Evelyn) Craven and several other special family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, and by her siblings Ernest, Lloyd, George, Violet, and Virginia.

Marlene was lain to rest with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan.

Marlene was honored the month of       February 2021.

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Corporal

Burl Andrew Davidson, Sr.

Burl Andrew Davidson, Sr. was born in Texas Township, MI on July 27, 1929 to Frederick and Trena (Blue) Davidson. Burl graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School. He vigilantly served his country, as a military policeman stationed at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, during the Korean War. After the war, Burl worked as a repair technician at Moore TV for over 40 years before he retired. He did not enjoy retirement, so he went to work part time as a delivery man for a local printing company for many years. He enjoyed getting out and meeting people. Burl’s whole life was spent in Kalamazoo, except during his military duty. He loved having his family over especially the grand and great-grand-children. Burl always made time for his hobbies which included restoring antique cars especially his 1937 Ford Pickup. He also enjoyed renewing his friendships at his army reunions in Wisconsin. Burl loved his family. He is survived by his two daughters Shirley (James) Davidson Fankhauser, Gail Davidson Moore; his daughter-in-law Kathleen Davidson; eight grandchildren William (Jen), Christopher, Hilary (James), Tammy (Tom), Robert (Ashley), Darcie (Jim), Kristine (Benjamin) and Burl “Andy” Davidson III; eight great-grandchildren William, Catherine, Genevieve, Jonathan, Austin, Grayson, Alan and Aria; a sister Florence Davidson Haney. Burl was preceded by his wife of 66 years, Mary Ellen (Vleugel) Davidson; his son Burl A. Davidson, Jr.; his parents Frederick and Trena; a brother Jack Davidson; and two sisters Naomi Davidson Ames and Jacqueline Davidson West.

Mr. Davidson was laid to rest at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan, with full military honors.

Mr. Davidson was honored the month of September 2018.



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Signalman Third Class

Robert J. Durian

Bob was called to his eternal home by his Lord and Savior on January 20, 2018. He was born January 4, 1926 in Kalamazoo, the son of Dirk and Tene (Tillema) Durian and was a lifelong Kalamazoo resident. Bob served in the U.S. Navy for 2 years during WWII as a signalman aboard the USS Garrard. The USS Garrard was an attack transport that served with the US Navy during WWII. She carried men, cargo, and mail to various fleets and eventually transported liberated prisoners back to the states. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as an electrician with Engbers Electric. Bob was an active member of both Milwood and Grace Christian Reformed Churches, where he served in many capacities including several terms on the church council. He also served on the boards of the Kalamazoo Christian Schools and Park Village Pines. Bob had a great love of music. He used his voice to sing praises in many settings, including 63 years with the Singing Crusaders. He was a member of the first varsity basketball team of Kalamazoo Christian High School in 1941, and remained a loyal Comet booster for over 75 years. Bob loved his family and was a devoted Christian. On June 19, 1944, he was united in marriage to Jeanette DeVries, the love of his life for 73 years, who preceded him in death on September 26, 2017. He was also preceded in death by his parents, by his beloved son Ken Durian, and brothers Matt, Rich and Bill. Bob is survived by his children, David (Kathy) and Barb (Marc); daughter-in-law Diane; six grandchildren, Vicky (Al), Bob (Karla), Steve (Tammy), Kristy (Jeff) and Susan (Kirk), Chad (Sheri); 14 precious great grandchildren; in-laws Gerrie Durian-Napp, Carol Visser, Joyce (Harold) Alphenaar; several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Durian was laid to rest with full military honors in Fort Custer National Cemetery,

Augusta, Michigan.

Mr. Durian was honored the month of December 2018.


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Sergeant

DONALD LEE VERHAGE

‘Baby Huey’

Mr. Verhage was born on May 15, 1945 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. On June 24, 1966, he was married to Cynthia A. Wells. Don served in the US Navy Reserve and Michigan National Guard for several years. His primary specialties in the service were as a satellite system operator and food service specialist. Mr. Verhage received several commendations among which are the Professional Development Ribbon (2), Armed Forces Reservist Medal, Army Reserved Component Achievement Medal, and the Broadsword 3GS (12 years). He was employed by General Motors in Kalamazoo for 35 years until his retirement. Don volunteered at American Red Cross and United Way of Kalamazoo. He was a proud member of the N.R.A. (National Rifle Association) and enjoyed fishing and hunting. Don was active in the Oakwood Neighborhood Association helping to improve Kalamazoo’s Oakwood Neighborhood. He was also a member of Kalamazoo County R.A.C.E.S. (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service) and City of Kalamazoo C.D.A.A.C. (Community Development Act Advisory Committee). Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Cyndy Verhage; their two children: Jennifer Verhage and Jason (Janis) Verhage; three grandchildren: Jonah, Eliana and Maci Verhage; sister-in-law: Pam (Bill) Ingraham; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his mother: Leona (Miller) Verhage; brother: Alan Verhage (as a child); and two half-sisters: Barb Laurin and Evelyn Cole. 

Mr. Verhage was entombed with military honors at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

 

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Sergeant

Theodore “Ted” Weaver

Ted was born August 30, 1943, in Lancaster, PA, the son of Warren and Ada (Bucher) Weaver. He has been a Kalamazoo area resident since he attended WMU. During the Vietnam Era, Ted served in the United States Marine Corps. Ted received the Schanning Award from the 4th Bridge Company for his work as the company’s training non-commissioned officer. On June 23, 1967, he was united in marriage to Dorothy L. (Wellington) Weaver. He had a servant’s heart and found great pleasure in helping others. Ted was one of the prayerful saints who helped forge the foundation of The Bridge Church. His legacy will be honored there for many years. He was employed for several years as a financial planner, first with John Hancock Financial from 1967 to 1999 and then with The Wiser Financial Group from 1999 until his retirement in 2016. Ted was an avid sports fan, especially for his “PA teams”, the Steelers, Phillies and Penn State. However, he was much more of a fan of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchild. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Dorothy L. Weaver; daughter Kalee Weaver; son Jeff (Melissa) Weaver; five grandchildren Alexis, Levi, Lydia & Landon Warren and Jackson Weaver; a great-granddaughter Camryn; a brother William (Alice) Weaver; and many other special family and friends. Ted was preceded in death by his father Warren Weaver and by a brother Ronald Weaver, his mother, Ada Weaver passed soon after Ted.

On September 4, 2017, Ted entered into his heavenly home. It is with confidence the first words he heard were, “Well done my good and faithful servant”.

Mr. Weaver was interred with full military honors in his beloved Pennsylvania.

Mr. Weaver was honored the month of August 2019.



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Corporal 

Basil R. Van Linder

Mr. Van Linder was born March 3, 1926, in Plainwell, MI the son of the late Clinton Van Linder and Pearl (Granger) Van Linder-Stevens. During World War II, Basil, who was only 17, joined the Marines, along with his older brother, Ronald, to proudly serve his country. With his Marine brothers, Mr. Van Linder found himself participating in the battle of Iwo Jima where he considered himself lucky to make it home when so many of his comrades did not. While on Iwo Jima, he fought as part of the 3rd Division, 2nd Battalion, 9th Regiment, Easy Company. He also served in Guam and China during his time in the Marine Corps. He loved America and was proud of his service; but like so many others, preferred not to talk about his wartime experiences.

After the war, he attended watch repair technical school and became a part-time watchmaker while his full-time job for several decades was working as a machinist for Winkle Machine Company/Kalamazoo Manufacturing. Basil enjoyed playing the banjo; was an avid golfer; and was a devoted and extraordinary husband and father. He studied Spanish and taught himself how to speak the language. On July 21, 1951, he was united in marriage to his loving wife of nearly 65 years, Dorothy R. Graham, who preceded him in death on February 1, 2016. He was also preceded in death by a grand-daughter, Jaime; brother, Ronald; and a baby sister, Charlotte. He is survived by his children, Howard (Janice) Holcomb, Sharon (Larry) Sincler, Karen (Peteris) Berzins, Marcia (Howard) Snyder; 6 grandchildren, Heather, Matt, Jesse, Miranda, Emilia and Jakob; and several great-grandchildren.

Basil had a wonderful sense of humor. He was a perpetual optimist who was always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needed it. Through his difficult final years he never gave up hope that he would get better. He took everything in stride. He never gave up on rehabilitation after his open-heart surgery or his broken hip, no matter how difficult it became. He was tough both physically and mentally and would always make the best of what life dished out. The event that gave him the most pause was the death of his beloved wife, Dorothy.

Mr. Van Linder was laid to rest beside his beloved wife Dorothy with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery on February 24th of 2017.

Mr. Van Linder was honored the month of April 2018.



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Sergeant 

Calvin Vander Kooy

Mr. Vander Kooy was born on September 29, 1929 in Kalamazoo, MI, a son of Jacob and Gertrude (VanSomeren) and had been a lifelong area resident. Calvin entered the US Army in January of 1951. While in service to his country, Mr. Vander Kooy was stationed in Japan, where he drove a tank. He was honorably discharged in December of 1952.

Mr. Vander Kooy retired from Cadillac Uniform Company where he worked in sales and delivery. Calvin was a member of Third Christian Reformed Church, enjoyed traveling and sports. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Marjorie Scheffers and a brother, Vern Vander Kooy. On July 16, 1953 Calvin married the former Marilyn VanderKlok, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters and their husbands, Susan (Roger) Visker of Elwood, IL and Sally (Bruce) Triemstra of Portage, MI; seven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; a brother and his wife, Donald (MaryJo) Vander Kooy of Kalamazoo, MI; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Vander Kooy was laid to rest in Fort Custer National Cemetery with full military honors.  

Mr. Vander Kooy was honored the month of March 2018.


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