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Doris Mae (Dorn) DeBruyn

February 9, 1929 ~ September 13, 2019 (age 90)

Doris Mae DeBruyn, age 90 of Grand Haven, passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019 at a local care facility. She was born on February 9, 1929 in West Olive, MI to the late Albert and Anna (Peterson) Dorn. Doris married Jack DeBruyn on November 27, 1957 and he preceded her in death on July 21, 2010.

Doris retired from Grand Haven Stamped Products, where she worked for several years, and she previously worked for Eagle Ottawa Leather. Doris loved nature, and enjoyed watching the squirrels and birds from her window. She loved flowers, reading, taking trips to the casino, and painting with watercolor; she loved showing the several paintings she worked on throughout the years. Doris loved people, especially her family, which was most important to her. She will be loved and missed by many.

Doris is lovingly remembered by her daughters, Faith (Tom) Biros and Linda (Marc) Casemier all of Grand Haven; son, Scott DeBruyn of Spring Lake; 5 grandchildren: Shannon (John) Kran, Keith Biros (Darcie Jerovsek), Christine (Ryan) Wiltfong, Michelle Thoma (Jason Glenn), and Nathen DeBruyn; 10 great-grandchildren; and sister, Eva (Keith) Gift of Grant, MI. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Bradley DeBruyn; two sisters, Verna and Viola; and five brothers, Arnold, Marvin, Edward, Oscar, Albert, and Alfred Dorn.

The Funeral Service for Doris will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Klaassen Family Funeral Home with Pastor Doug Bytwerk officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Lake Forest Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be given to Hospice of North Ottawa Community or Lakeshore Assisted Living.


Donations may be made to:

Hospice of North Ottawa Community
1309 Sheldon Road, Grand Haven MI 49417
Tel: 1-616-846-2015
Web: http://www.noch.org/heartwood_detail.aspx?id=124

Lakeshore Assisted Living Homes
16331 Robbins Rd., Grand Haven MI 49417
Tel: 1-616-847-4242
Web: http://lakeshore.baruchsls.org/


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