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Dana Marie Gezon

April 26, 1951 ~ October 4, 2019 (age 68)

Dana Marie Gezon, age 68 of Grand Haven, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019 following a brief illness. Dana was born on April 26, 1951 in Holland, MI.

She attended Grand Valley State University and Western Michigan University, earning degrees in Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work, as well as a secondary teaching certificate.

Dana spent her entire career at Ottawa County Community Mental Health where she was the director of Training and the Recipients Rights Officer.

Dana was married to her husband, Gary Ruttan for 36 years. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and volunteering at her church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Larry and Lorraine Gezon; and husband, Gary Ruttan, in 2018.

Dana is survived by her daughter, Laura Boter; granddaughter, Layla; her step-children, Peter Ruttan (Lucinda) and Jennifer Serafin; her sisters, Sue Kuyers and Linda Andersen; her brother, Larry (Becky) Gezon; several step-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and an amazing church family.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am Monday, October 14, 2019 at St. John’s Episcopal Church of Grand Haven with Rev. Dr. Jared Cramer officiating. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2019, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Klaassen Family Funeral Home in Grand Haven.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Harbor Hospice of Muskegon or St. John’s Episcopal Church of Grand Haven would be appreciated.


Donations may be made to:

Harbor Hospice
1050 W. Western Avenue #400, Muskegon MI 49441
Web: http://www.harborhospicemi.org

St. John's Episcopal Church
524 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven MI 49417
Tel: 1-616-842-6260
Web: https://www.stjohnsepiscopal.com/


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