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David Den Bleyker

Obituary for David Den Bleyker

July 2, 1939 - June 16, 2017
Graafschap, Michigan | Age 77


David Den Bleyker, 77, of Graafschap, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Dave was born July 2, 1939, in Holland, to Oliver and Jean (Hofmeyer) Den Bleyker. Dave attended Holland Christian High School and married Marilyn Jongkryg. He was a lifelong member of Graafschap Christian Reformed Church where he served as a deacon and elder, cadet leader, and church school leader. Dave retired after 18 years of service from Holland Christian Schools. He also served on the Graafschap Fire Dept. for over 40 years, retiring after serving 12 years as chief. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Kendal Den Bleyker, in 2012.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marilyn, their children: Doug and Barb Den Bleyker, Bryan and Lauri Den Bleyker, Kara and Eric Van Bronkhorst, grandchildren: Brandon, Jessica, Chad; his brother Vern and Bev Den Bleyker, sister Faye and Les Eding, sister-in-law Elaine and Dave Holstege, several nieces, nephews, and extended family.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, June 23, 2017, at Graafschap Christian Reformed Church, 5973 Church Street, Holland MI 49423. Visitation will be 5-8 pm, Thursday also at Graafschap CRC. Interment will be in East Saugatuck Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Holland Christian Schools, or Hospice of Holland.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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