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Gordon Sterken

1937 ~ 2019 (age 81)

Gordon Sterken, age 81 went to be with his Lord, Wednesday, September 18, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Daryl and Dena Sterken; in-laws, George and Tena Veldhouse; brother-in-law, Howard Veldhouse.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years Judy Sterken; children, Todd Sterken, Terry (Patty) Sterken; grandchildren, Todd Sterken Jr., Journey Ann Sterken; siblings, Norman (Leona) Sterken, Karen Dawn Graham; in-laws, Marv (Marlene) Veldhouse, Garry (Betty) Veldhouse, Jerie Veldhouse, Sharon (Jack) Vandenberg,Norman (Sandy) Veldhouse, Roger (Sue) Veldhouse, Donna (Larry) Terrell, Sandy (Bruce) Lutz; many loved nieces and nephews.

Gordon loved the Lord, his family, his bible study group, coffee buddies, golf, fishing, and his Florida home in the winter. His favorite saying was, “That’s alright”. He loved to joke with people. Ephesians 2:8-9, ’For it is by grace you have been saved through faith and not of yourselves, it is the gift of God not by works so no one can boast’.

Visitation with the family will be held from 5-8PM, Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Gun Lake Community Church, 12200 W M 179 Hwy, Wayland, 49348

Memorial service will be held at 11AM Monday, September 23, 2019 at Gun Lake Community Church, with an hour of visitation prior to service.

Pastor Dan Byer will be officiating.   

In honor of Gordon, contributions may be made to Gun Lake Community Church or Mel Trotter Ministries.  The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at

Donations may be made to:

Gun Lake Community Church
12200 West M-179 Highway, Wayland MI 49348
Tel: 1-269-795-7903

Mel Trotter Ministries
225 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids MI 49503
Tel: 1-616-454-8249

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