William VandeKieft, Jr.
- July 31, 2012
- Jackson, Michigan
of William's Passing
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“We are very sorry for your loss.
1 of 12 | Posted by: Jim and Vicki Antonini - Fremont, MI
“I remember Bill as a professional leadership trainer. He was always welcome by those working in the various headquarters. He had one of the most...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Rodger Drueke - Grand Haven Mi
“We are sorry for your loss. Your dad always went out of his way to help my dad with anything he needed help with at the cottage. They will be...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Mike and Ann DeYoung - MI
“My family and I would liek to send our deepest sympathies and condolences in this most difficult time to you and your family.
4 of 12 | Posted by: Chip Bender - Redford, MI
“Brad, I am very sorry for your loss. May you find peace in God. I will be praying for you and your family.
5 of 12 | Posted by: Alex Hacias
“We have many fond memories of Bill and Nancy and family at their cottage. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
6 of 12 | Posted by: Damon, Stephanie, Zeb, Saul, and Aram Brown - MI
“Paula and Bradley, I had the honor of having your father as a professor at Spring Arbor University. It was a wonderful man and helped me put my...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Gayle Wireman - Anderson, SC
“Paula and Brad,
Your parents were wonderful people. This tragedy is unimaginable. You have our prayers because there are just no words.
8 of 12 | Posted by: Jennifer VanConant Lang - MI
“Brad, I am extremely sorry for your loss. During this difficult time please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
9 of 12 | Posted by: Matthew Krolicki - Detroit, MI
Again, deepest condolences and sympathy to you and your family. I pray that you are able to find peace in knowing that they are safe at...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Tarra Andonoff
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless!!
11 of 12 | Posted by: Jon Garner - Co-Worker
“Dear Brad and Family,
Very sorry for your loss. May God hold you in his arms and comfort you with blessings.
My thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy Proudfoot - Friend
VandeKieft, William Jr. & Nancy Ann
Of Jackson, went home to be with the Lord suddenly on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at their cottage in Fremont, MI. Bill was the son of William and Dorothy (Post) VandeKieft born Aug 23, 1946 in Grand Rapids, MI. Nancy was the daughter of Russell and Betty (Houwerzyl) Karel born July 9, 1948 in Grand Rapids, MI. They are survived by two children, Bradley (Dorothy) VandeKieft, and Paula (Bob) Louagie, five grandchildren, Brendan, Brett and Bryce VandeKieft, Danielle and Dominick Louagie. They are also survived by Nancy's mother, Betty Karel, Bill's sister's Joan VandeKieft, Norma (Craig) Darow and family, Nancy's brothers, Tom, Steve, and Doug (Diana) Karel and family. Bill retired from Consumers Energy and was a professor at Spring Arbor University. Nancy worked at Spring Arbor University and Northwest Community Schools. They were very active in the Jackson First Presbyterian Church and the community. They dearly loved spending time with their grandchildren who were the center of their world. They enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends at their cottage. According their wishes cremation has taken place. A celebration of their lives will be held at the FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM, Reverend John A. Toth officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Music Fund 743 W. Michigan Avenue, Jackson, MI 49201.
Family will receive friends at the church Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00.
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