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Obituary for Rick Windemuller

July 18, 1954 - May 3, 2018
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 63


Richard Windemuller, 63 of Zeeland, MI, passed from this life into eternal life after winning a more than 9 year battle with cancer on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Rick was born July 18, 1954.

Rick graduated from Unity Christian High School and then Ferris University with a bachelor's of science degree in heavy equipment and diesel machinery. He was a faithful and active member of Niekerk Christian Reformed Church where he had served as deacon and elder and served on the building committee.

He is survived by Nancy, his loving and devoted wife of 43 years and children, Jeremy and Anita Windemuller and Paul & Brittany Windemuller. He was the beloved papa to 10 grandchildren. Father, Edward and Angela, brothers and sisters; Mike and Carolyn Windemuller, Gail and Chuck Alles, Steve and Deb Windemuller, Mark and Carol Windemuller, Nancy and John Sedlar, Dr. Fernando and Ana Windemuller and in laws, Robert and Ellen Van Eyck and Steve and Betty Snow. Rick was preceded in death by his mother, Delores Windemuller and his parents-in-law, Richard and Mary Van Eyck..

In recent years, Rick had his own tractor repair business, Rick's Repair. He was the service manager for Holland Bus Company for 16 years. Rick had been an owner of an Allis Chalmers farm equipment dealership, Modern Power Equipment for 22 years. He also enjoyed sharing a hay business, AgGreen, with his son, Paul and brother, Mark.

Rick served on the Zeeland City Rescue, later becoming, Zeeland City Fire-Rescue for 24 years as an EMT.

A celebration of Rick's life will be held at Niekerk CRC on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 10:30 with seminarian and friend, Ross Hoekstra officiating. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 on Monday, May 7 at Niekerk's Family Center with a nursery provided both days. Burial will take place at West Drenthe Cemetery in Zeeland.
Memorial contributions may be made to Libertas Christian School, Hospice of Holland or Niekerk CRC.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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