David Wabeke

  • Born: September 15, 1950
  • Died: May 21, 2018
  • Location: Hamilton, Michigan

Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464

Tel. (616) 772-2173

Tribute & Message From The Family

David Wabeke, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 and is now resting in peace.

David died sober and remained sober for the last 27 years. Through the years, he has impacted countless lives to do the same. He was known as the AA Sheriff and would literally give the shirt off his back to help someone in need. David was the heart of hearts for his wife, Margie and was a loving and caring father and grandfather. He was a proud Vietnam veteran and nurtured a humble pride his entire life of his service to country.

David was preceded in death by his parents: Marvin & Johanna (Joey) Wabeke and his sister, Kathy Cook.
He is survived by his wife, Margie; sons, Mitchell & Amanda Wabeke, Joshua & Sarah Wabeke, Kevin VanTatenhove & Sarah DelCore; grandchildren, Kenneth Neville, Nick Neville, Alivia Wabeke, Aiden Wabeke, Delayne Wabeke, Bryson Wabeke; sister, Nancy & Ron Clapp; brother, Larry Wabeke and Bea; brother, Randy Wabeke and Terri; twin brother, Doug & Betty Wabeke; brother, Bruce "Buck" Wabeke; sister-in-law, Mary & Dan Buck; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 3:00-7:00 pm, Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State St. Zeeland, MI 49464.

Funeral services with military honors will be at Noon, Friday, May 25 also at Yntema Funeral Home, Pastor Doug Bytwerk officiating.

Memorial contributions in David's honor may be made to Holland Alano Association.

Burial to take place in Riverside Cemetery in Hamilton.