Willard J. (Bill) Bergsma
— Mr. Willard J. (Bill) Bergsma, aged 78, of Grand Rapids, went home
to be with his Lord and Saviour Thursday, November 21, 2002. He was preceded
in death by his brother, Garrett; and his son-in-law, Greg Towne. He is
survived by his wife, Ruth; his children, Peggy (Donald) Phillips, David
(Ruth) Bergmsa, Becki (Ron) Connor; 11 grandchildren; five great grandchildren;
his sisters, Nellie (John) Lenger, Helen (Bob) Smits; his brother-in-law,
Fred (Florence) Neipp; several nieces and nephews. The family would like
to thank the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans and Heartland Hospice for their
care and support. The Funeral Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, November
25, at the funeral home, Rev. John Lowder, Rev. Scott Rolff, and Rev. Bob
Petrovich officiating. Interment Kent Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions
to Berean Bible Church Building Fund.
Published in the Grand Rapids Press on 11/23/2002.