Bernie Vander Veen, age 90, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, October 25, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his siblings Connie Bronkhorst, Florence Koster, Tressa Rynsberger, Ed Vander Veen, Harriet Heyes, Ryven Vander Veen, and Dorothy Vander Veen.
He is survived by loving wife of 69 years, Jean Vander Veen; children Nick (Diane) Vander Veen, Linda (Al) Miedema, Laura (Harry) Koster, Marilyn (Bob) Becksvoort, and Eric (Jen) Vander Veen; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; siblings Ken (Marge) Vander Veen and Marian Kraima; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019 at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Home, 312 N. Main Street, Wayland, MI 49348. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Wayland Christian Reformed Church, 303 E. Elm Wayland, MI 49348, with visitation from 11 - 11:45 a.m. prior to the service. Pastor Jerry Zandstra will be officiating. Interment to follow at Hooker Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers and in memory of Bernie, contributions may be made to World Bible League or St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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