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Herman George Van Hamersveld, Jr.

May 24, 1926 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 93)

Went to be with his Lord and Savior, Saturday evening, June 8, 2019 at his residence. Herman was born May 24, 1926 in Kalamazoo the son of the late Herman, Sr. and Magdalene (Smith) VanHamersveld. He was a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Prior to his retirement, Herman was the co-owner of the family business, Van's Furniture. He was a life member of Third Christian Reformed Church where he served as Elder and Deacon, and taught Sunday School.

On June 10, 1948, Herman was united in marriage to his loving wife of nearly 71 years, Angelyn (VanAppledorn) who survives. Also surviving are his children, Dr. Daniel (Lori) VanHamersveld, Mary Vlietstra, Steven (LaTanya) VanHamersveld, David (Susan) VanHamersveld, Debra (Rob) Gray; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; his brother Dale (Dorothy) VanHamersveld; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday July 27, 2019 at Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services, 3926 S 9th St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009. Friends and Family are welcome to a visitation for Herman one hour prior to the service. A private interment will be in Mt. Home Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the Kalamazoo Christian Schools, or Third Christian Reformed Church Music Fund. To view Herman's personalized guestbook please visit

Donations may be made to:

Kalamazoo Christian School Association
2121 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo MI 49008
Tel: 2693812044

Third Christian Reformed Church - Music Fund
2400 Winchell Avenue, Kalamazoo MI 49008
Tel: 2693432400

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