Debra Lynn Veldheer, age 63 of Grand Haven, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at home. She was born on April 10, 1956 to Charles and Vera (Buckner) Sutton in Grand Haven, MI. Debra married Charles Veldheer on January 25, 1975 in Grand Haven. He preceded her in death on August 2, 2000 after 25 years of marriage.
Debra loved being outdoors, and had a passion for fishing, gardening, and doing yardwork. She also enjoyed traveling, getting on the open road and seeing the sights. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and will be lovingly remembered and missed by her family.
Debra is survived by her two daughters, Amy Veldheer and Elizabeth (David) Dahlstrom; four grandchildren: Chloe, Gavin, Elaina, and Wesley; her mother, Vera Sutton; two sisters, Charlene Giuchici and Susan (Kevin) Mazzocco; two brothers, Ken and Richard Sutton; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; and her father, Charles Sutton.
The Memorial Service will be at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Klaassen Family Funeral Home, with Pastor Richard Brest officiating. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. Interment will be at Grand Haven Township Lakeshore Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to Harbor Humane Society or the American Cancer Society.
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