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Alvin Bruursema

Alvin Bruursema

Mannelijk - 2016

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  • Naam Alvin Bruursema 
    Geslacht Mannelijk 
    Overleden 16 feb 2016 
    Persoon-ID I147  Bruulsemas Tree
    Laatste wijziging 27 apr 2016 

    Vader Thijs Bruursema,   geb. 19 nov 1904, Dwingeloo, Westerveld, Drenthe, Netherlands Zoek alle personen met gebeurtenissen in deze plaats,   ovl. 02 mei 1978, Byron Center, Michigan, USA Zoek alle personen met gebeurtenissen in deze plaats  (Leeftijd 73 jaren) 
    Moeder Jennie Folkertsma 
    Gezins-ID F34  Gezinsblad

    Gezin Eunice de Vries 
     1. Jim Bruursema
    +2. Gary Bruursema
    +3. Sharon Bruursema
    +4. Susan Bruursema
    +5. Mary Jo Bruursema
    Laatste wijziging 27 dec 2016 
    Gezins-ID F42  Gezinsblad

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    • Alvin Bruursema, age 86 of Byron Center, went to be with his Lord February 16, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Eunice Bruursema; his parents Tyce and Jennie Bruursema; his son Jim Bruursema; his granddaughter Lisa Boersma; his brother Ken Bruursema and his sister Mary Hoeksema.

      Al will be lovingly remembered by his children: Gary (Terrie) Bruursema, Sharon (Jim) Smith, Susan (Robert) Morris, and Mary Jo (Dan) Groenveld; the joys of his life, his 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; his brothers and sisters: Tyce (Alva) Bruursema, Marvin (Shirley) Bruursema, Annamae (Bob) Tanner, John (Mary) Hoeksema, Edward (Marjorie) Bruursema, and Dennis Bruursema; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Bud (Theresa) DeVries and Norm (Shirley) DeVries; and many nieces and nephews.

      Al served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Following his discharge, he owned and operated Al’s Sunoco. For 30 years, he volunteered on the Byron Township Volunteer Fire Department, 7 years as the chief. He was a lifelong member of the First Byron Center Christian Reformed Church. Al loved to serve and volunteered with Mel Trotter Ministries, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, and Crossroads Bible Institute-Prison Ministries.

      A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10:30 AM, Saturday, February 20, 2016, at First Byron Center Christian Reformed Church, 2450 85th St SW, Byron Center, with Reverend Tom Groelsema officiating. Interment will be at Winchester Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with Al’s family Friday, February 19, 2016, from 3-7 PM at the Cook Funeral Home, Byron Center Chapel, 2067 84th SW, Byron Center. Contributions in memory of Al may be made to Hospice of Holland or Mel Trotter Ministries or Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. Al’s family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at