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Daryl Boerman

Obituary for Daryl Boerman

January 16, 1945 - August 7, 2018
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 73


Daryl Boerman, 73, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

Daryl was born in Holland, to Harvey and Josephine (Dekker) Boerman, on January 16, 1945. He graduated from Zeeland High School, and started working construction soon after. Daryl worked as a general contractor and did concrete construction, and masonry. Daryl married Mary Lou Gras in 1965, and they raised their three children in Zeeland. They were members of Faith Reformed Church. Daryl served in the Army National Guard, the Army Reserves and was a member of the Gilbert Karsten American Legion Post. He was preceded in death by his parents, his parents-in-law, Jacob and Gladys Gras, his brother Ronnie Boerman, his in-laws: Bill Schaap, Jim Blystra, and Patti Vander Zwaag.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary Lou, children and grandchildren: Steve and Tracey Boerman (Mitch, Brett, Karisa) of Dorr, Scott and Mary Jo Boerman (Andrew, Alec) of Zeeland, Sandi and Mike Haverdink (Trenton, Austin, Brayden) of Hamilton; sisters: Beverly Schaap, Joan and Ron Morse, Karen and Gary Brouwer; in-laws: Norm and Marge Gras, Ken and Judy Gras, Larry and Sue Gras, Beverly Blystra, Rick Vander Zwaag, and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

The Daryl and Mary Lou Boerman Family is profoundly grateful to all of their family and friends who were so helpful and have been wonderfully kind and generous over the past few years.

A funeral service to honor the faith and life of Daryl Boerman will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, August 11, 2018, Faith Reformed Church, 220 West Central Ave., Zeeland 49464. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 pm, Friday, August 10 also at Faith Church. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Reformed Church.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Faith Church
    220 W. Central Ave.
    Zeeland, MI 49464

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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