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Roger Henry Kuipers

December 24, 1927 ~ June 12, 2017 (age 89)
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KUIPERS - Roger Henry Kuipers, age 89, of Byron Center, was called to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 12, 2017.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Jean Ludema Kuipers, his son, Roger John Kuipers, his sisters Mick Northhouse and Pat Kraker Bannink, his sister-in-law, Sue Ludema and brothers-in-law Bud Ludema, Ken Northhouse, Bernie Kraker and Lloyd Bannik. 

He will be lovingly remembered by his loving wife, Shirley Wynsma Kuipers, his sons Ron Kuipers, Randy (Sally) Kuipers, grandson, Seth Kuipers, his daughter Diane (Jim) Loosenort, his grandchildren Bob (Marne) Loosenort and Jodi Loosenort, his daughter, Rhonda (Dale) Winters, his grandchildren Jess (Dan) Wiers, Marc Winters, Cassie Winters, Katie Jean (Zach) Herrema and great-grandchildren Kenley, Jaelyn and Lawton Wiers, his brother Dale (Beverly) Kuipers, his precious friends Den and Jan Oeverman and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Roger was proud to serve his country as a Marine in WWII.  He was a faithful and generous member and served as an elder at Second Christian Reformed Church of Byron Center.  He loved hunting, fishing and riding horses.  He enjoyed vegetable farming on his farm in Byron Center until he was 85 years old. 

A time for family and friends to visit with Roger’s family will be held Wednesday from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the Cook Funeral Home, 2067 84th St. SW, Byron Center.  Funeral services will be held at 11 am Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Second Christian Reformed Church of Byron Center, 7588 Byron Center Ave., with Pastor Adam Nordyke officiating.  Interment will be at Winchester Cemetery. 

The family welcomes memories and messages in their guestbook online at www.cookcares.com.  Memorial contributions may be made to Moline Christian Schools or MediLodge of Wyoming.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Moline Christian Schools
1253 144th Avenue, Moline MI 49335
Web: http://molinechrsch.org/

MediLodge of Wyoming
2786 56th Street, Wyoming MI 49418
Web: http://medilodgeofwyoming.com/



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
June 14, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
2067 84th Street SW
Byron Center, MI 49315

Visitation
Wednesday
June 14, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
2067 84th Street SW
Byron Center, MI 49315

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 15, 2017

11:00 AM
Second Christian Reformed Church of Byron Center
7588 Byron Center Ave., S.W.
Byron Center, MI 49315


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