John Richard Bouma, 19282009 (aged 80 years)

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John Richard /Bouma/
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John Richard
Surname
Bouma
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Jacob Zelvius
19021952
Birth: September 13, 1902 18Zijldijk
Death: July 28, 1952Portage, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
mother
19051989
Birth: September 28, 1905Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA
Death: August 14, 1989Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
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John r. Bouwma
19282009
Birth: August 8, 1928 25 22Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Death: March 13, 2009Portage, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
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John r. Bouwma
19282009
Birth: August 8, 1928 25 22Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Death: March 13, 2009Portage, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
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http://tributes.com/obituary/show/John-R.-Bouma-85576835 As he was being comforted by his daughter Sally here on earth, John was welcomed into heaven by his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and his daughter, Nancy, who preceded him in death on November 24, 2007. John was welcomed into heaven by his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and his daughter, Nancy, who preceded him in death on November 24, 2007. John was born in Portage on 8-8-28 to Jacob and Gertie Bouma, who preceded him in death. He attended Portage Public Schools. He was a home builder for 22 years and retired as a broker/realtor after 39 years. He served his church in the building committee, as an elder and as church administrator. John also served on the Kalamazoo Christian School Board and was past President of the Kalamazoo Christian School Association. He enjoyed golfing and singing with the Singing Crusaders of Kalamazoo. Last October, he celebrated his 60th wedding anniversary to Armintha (Scheffers) Bouma by visiting his daughter and son-in-law in Arizona. In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Ken (Brenda) Bouma of Kalamazoo, Jay and Steve Bouma of Portage, and daughter, Sally (Brian) Rishaw of Tempe, AZ; grandson Lon (Michelle, great-grandsons, Ethan and Ezra) Bouma, granddaughter, Brooke (Casey, great grand-daughter, Ella Rae) Gill and Summer (Ty) Monroe. Survivors also include his sisters, Janet (Herman) Franke, Eleanor Batts, Dorothy (John) Balkema and Beverly (Paul) Mepyans. He will be missed so much each day. We take comfort that he now lives in heaven with his Lord and Savior. "Well done my good and faithful servant".You may meet with the family at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Portage Chapel, 411 E. Centre Ave. on Sunday and Monday from 6-8 PM. Services will be held at the Prairie Edge Christian Reformed Church, 9316 Oakland Drive on Tuesday at 11:00 AM with his pastors, Phil Kok and Harold Cupery officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Singing Crusaders, the Kalamazoo Christian Schools or Prairie Edge Christian Reformed Church. www.langelands.com 343-1508