Mr. Richard Vander Werf, Age 74 of Fremont, died Thursday, May 29, 2003 in Grand Rapids. He was born Richard Vander Werf in Grand Rapids, Michigan the son of Nellie (Greep) and Ralph Vander Werf on January 08, 1929. He married Loretta Alice Eldred on July 31, 1950 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He was a Foreman for Van Ess until his retirement. He was a veteran having served in the Army during the Korean War from December 06, 1950 to November 27, 1952 when he was discharged as a SGT (T).
Survived by:
Wife: Loretta Vander Werf of Grant
Son: Duane & Deborah Vander Werf of Tampa, FL
Son: Bruce & Dawn Vander Werf of Zeeland
Daughter: Linda Corey-Vander Werf of Grant
Daughter: Kelly & Mark Napolski of Fremont
14 Grand children
7 Great Grandchildren
Sister: Connie & Harry Van Single of Dorr
Sister: Joanne & Roger Zeeff of Grand Rapids
Several Nieces & Nephews
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM from the McKinley Grant Chapel, on Monday, June 02, 2003 with Mr. David Joe Hatter officiating. Interment in Bridgeton Cemetery. Visitation 1-3 PM Monday before service.
- McKinley Funeral Home, Grant, 231-834-5613. http:\\