David “Dave” Warren Sides, age 58 of Grand Haven, passed away on March 19, 2021 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on January 23, 1963 in Grand Rapids, MI to Warren and Alyce (Lundberg) Sides. Dave married Lori Reed on May 5, 1984 in Grand Rapids.
After his graduation from Creston High School, he then graduated from Grand Valley State University with his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Dave went on to become partner at Delong & Brower CPA Firm, where he worked for most of his career. He attended Lakeshore Baptist Church, and was a member of the Michigan Association of CPAs (MICPA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). Dave was a big U of M fan who loved being outdoors, traveling, snow-skiing, and biking. He also played in softball leagues for 46 years. Family was most important to him, and he cherished the time spent with them; especially his grandchildren.
Dave is remembered and missed by his wife of 36 years, Lori Sides of Grand Haven; their two daughters, Melissa (Jeremy) Humphrey and Allison Sides; their two sons, Justin (Tricia) Sides and Austin (Morgan) Sides; seven beloved grandchildren: Malachi, Alexander, and Evelyn Humphrey & Vanessa, Mitchell, Kendall, and Juliet Sides; his mother, Alyce Sides; mother-in-law, Nancy Reed; his two sisters, Kathleen (Richard) McEvoy and Jane Tucker; siblings-in-law, Greg (Kellie) Reed, Linda (Ted) Gerrard, and Becky (Sean) Malone; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Warren Sides; and brother, Richard Sides.
The Funeral Service for Dave will be held at 6:00 p.m. on March 24, 2021 at Lakeshore Baptist Church with Pastors Nate Birkholz and Wayne Muri officiating. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the service at the Church, from 4 to 6 p.m. Masks and Social Distancing is required at all services. Interment will take place at Grand Haven Township Lakeshore Cemetery.
For those unable to attend, the service will also be live-streamed at www.lakeshorebaptistchurch.com.
Memorial Contributions may be made to On Goal Ministries or the Lakeshore Baptist Church-Youth Ministry.
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On Goal Ministries
920 Round Bottom Rd., Milford OH 45150
Lakeshore Baptist Church-Youth Ministry
17306 Church Hill Dr., Grand Haven MI 49417