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Gladys Brummel

Obituary for Gladys Brummel

May 19, 1925 - July 20, 2020
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 95


Gladys I. Brummel, age 95, of Zeeland, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 at her home.

Gladys was a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church and was active in the Ladies Society and volunteered at Harvest Stand Ministries. She also sewed children's clothes for foreign missions.

Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, Garth, in 2004; daughter, Alice Gruessing, in 2019; infant children, Robert Garth, Sheryl Eilene, Sylvia Elaine, Paul Duane, David John; parents, Andrew and Caroline (Brandt) Machiela; son-in-law, Tom Greco, in 2015; sister, Florence Raak; in-laws, Gardiner Wieringa, Lucille Machiela, Gordon Raak, Clarence Raak, Harris Dyke, Gorden Wassink.

Gladys is survived by her:

Ronald (Evelyn) Brummel of Dale, IN
Charles (Sheryce) Brummel of Allendale
Cheryl Greco of Zeeland

12 Grandchildren
28 Great Grandchildren

John Gruessing of Zeeland

Delbert (Winnie) Machiela of Zeeland
Pauline Dyke of Holland
Lorraine Wierenga of Zeeland
Chet (Carrie) Machiela of Holland
Marilyn Wassink of Holland
Roger (Helene) Machiela of Holland

Dorothy Brummel of Holland
Nadene Klynstra of Mississippi

A family funeral service, with Rev. Jon Bosma officiating, will be held on Friday, July 24, at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Zeeland. Burial will be in Zeeland Cemetery. A public visitation, with social distancing restrictions, is planned for 4:00-7:00pm Thursday, July 23 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S State St., Zeeland. Memorial contributions may be made to Zeeland Christian Schools. Condolences may be left online at

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Zeeland Christian Schools
    334 West Central Avenue
    Zeeland, MI 49464

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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