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Kenneth RouwhorstSeptember 23, 1926 ~ July 5, 2017 (age 90)
Kenneth L. Rouwhorst age 90 of Grand Haven, passed away July 5, 2017 at Heartwood Lodge in Spring Lake. Ken was born September 23, 1926 to the late Charles & Susie (Bolthouse) Rouwhorst in Grand Haven. He married Frieda Stille September 1, 1951 in Grand Haven. Ken worked for Anderson Bolling Co for 30 years and retired from General Motors after 10 ½ years of service. He was a member of the United Lutheran Church and a life time member of the Grand Haven Eagles. Ken loved to hunt, fish and bowl. His favorite sport was golf and at the age of 80 had a hole-in-one. Ken could build anything and was proud of the fact that he built his own home and was considered to be quite the handyman. Ken is survived by his loving wife, Frieda of 65 years; daughters, Kim Suber, Kerri (Jerry) Mc Lean; son, Michael (Genia) Rouwhorst all of Grand Haven; grandchildren, Nicole Suber, Lance (fiancé, Becca Sarber) Rouwhorst, Miles Rouwhorst; great grandchild, Arlo Rouwhorst; brothers, Bob (Mary) Rouwhorst, Melvin (Rosalie) Rouwhorst and Ernie (Sally) Rouwhorst. Also surviving are his in-laws, Edna Herron, James (Janice) Stille, Fred (Donna) Stille all of Grand Haven and Chris Rouwhorst of Florida. He was preceded in death by brothers, Harvey, Charles and James; infant daughter, Beverly Ann. The service for Ken will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017 at United Lutheran Church with Pastor Earl Merz officiating. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the United Lutheran Church or the Ken Rouwhorst Memorial Fund. Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign Ken’s online guest book.
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United Lutheran Church
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