Herman Veurink, age 95, passed away Sunday, October 1, 2006 at the Boulevard Hills Nursing Home, Rochester Hills , Michigan . He was preceded in death by his beloved spouse and partner  of  58 years, Genevieve. He is survived by daughter, Mary Jane Zegers of Rochester , MI., son, Dr. Charles H ( Mary) Veurink of Winter Park, Fl., and daughter, Martha A Veurink of Gorham , ME. ; five grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was born in Newaygo County on October 22, 1910, and graduated from Kent City High School in 1929.   A long time resident of Grant, he was a farmer and then co-owner of H-G Fertilizer in Grant until retirement in 1980.  He will be remembered for his service and dedication as Grant Village President and as a long term  member of the Grant School Board.  While a member of the Grant Reformed Church, he served as both Deacon and Elder.  After retirement, upon relocation to Fremont , he was a contributor to the Fremont Area Foundation and a member of the First Congregational Church.  As a member of the Ramshorn County Club, he enjoyed playing golf until the age of 90. Memorial services will be held  3 PM Sunday, October 8  at McKinley Funeral Home, Grant Chapel with Rev. Frank Vietze officiating; followed by interment at Hilton Cemetery, Casnovia.  The family will receive relatives and friends from 2 PM until time of service on Sunday. In lieu of flowers, please consider  the Herman & Genevieve Veurink Memorial Fund, Fremont Area Foundation.

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