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Konrad Marcus

Obituary for Konrad Marcus

April 22, 1930 - October 30, 2017
Holland, Michigan | Age 87


Konrad Hugh Marcus age 87 of Holland (formerly of Hilton Head, SC), was received into the loving arms of Jesus on Monday, October 30, 2017.

Konrad was a graduate of Holland Christian High School and Calvin College. He was a private pilot and an inventor. He spent his career at Donnelly Mirrors, Prince Corporation, and Marcus Automotive. He held numerous patents, including the double-lamination process allowing for day-night rearview mirrors and the illuminated vanity visor. His children also fondly remember some of his less commercially successful inventions.

Konrad is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Veenstra) Marcus; His children Connie (Glen) Vander Well, Pat Hoekstra, Deb (Rick) Dykstra, Jon (Jane) Marcus, Tim (Tracie) Marcus, Matt (Renae) Marcus, Kristin (Todd) Smith, and Steve (Elizabeth) Marcus; His stepchildren, Mary (Roland) Rusticus, Mark (Becky) Veenstra, Mitch (Sandy) Veenstra, and Melanie (Larry) Coallier; His sister Elizabeth (Lee) Huizenga; sister-in-law Connie Marcus; as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Konrad was preceded in death by his parents John and Ada Marcus; his wife, Jeanne Marcus; his brother David Marcus; his son-in-law, Thomas Hoekstra; and his grandson Nathan Marcus.

A memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 3, 2017 at Hillcrest Christian Reformed Church, 3617 Hillcrest Road in Hudsonville. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017, at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th St in Holland. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Holland Christian Schools or Calvin College.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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