John H. Drenth, Jr.
Mr. Drenth was born March 7, 1934, in Portage, MI, a son of John and Jenny (Nuismer) Drenth and had been a lifelong area resident.
John enlisted in the Air Force, serving in Korea, and continued serving in the reserves after his enlistment time was completed.
John was preceded in death by his parents; seven siblings; daughter, Suzanne Detienne; and a son-in-law, Michael Denaway. On June 21, 1955, John married the former Alta Hewson who survives. Also surviving are his children, Faye Drenth-Thurman and her husband, Jerry Thurman, Gayle Denaway, and John C. Drenth; five grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Drenth was lain to rest with full military honors in
Mr. Everest Memorial Park, Kalamazoo, Michigan.