In memory of
Fredric Burghgraef
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In memory of
Fredric Burghgraef
Burghgraef, Fredric Age 87, entered his heavenly home April 1, 2021. Fritz was born September 12, 1933 in Racine, WI to the late Douwe and Cora (Mulder) Burghgraef. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Robert Burghgraef and sister-in-law, Lois Smits. Fritz was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a longtime active member of Westview Christian Reformed Church. On September 5, 1958, Fritz married Janet Smits. His wife of 62 years survives as do their children, Kent (Debra) Burghgraef of South Holland, IL, Dale (Sheryl) Burghgraef of Grand Rapids, Gary (Melanie) Burghgraef of Rockford, Kaye Burghgraef of Grand Rapids, Curtis (Wendy) Burghgraef of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Scott (Britainie), Brent (Danae), Keith (Elizabeth), Chad (Carley), Kyle, Aaron, Emma, Chase, Morgan, Mason; and 10 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother and sisters-in-law, Glenn (Sharlotte) Smits of Crete, IL, Wesley (Donna) Smits of Denver, CO, David (Jan DeBoer) Smits of Holland, Janice Holwerda; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Friday April 16th from 5-8 PM at Westview CRC, 2929 Leonard St. NW. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 2 PM at Westview CRC. Friends may visit with family following the service with refreshments provided. Interment will be in Rosedale Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Cary Christian Center, Bible League International, or the charity of choice. To read more of Fritz's life story, leave a memory or condolence visit www.heritagelifestory.com
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In memory of
Fredric Burghgraef
Burghgraef, Fredric Age 87, entered his heavenly home April 1, 2021. Fritz was born September 12, 1933 in Racine, WI to the late Douwe and Cora (Mulder) Burghgraef. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Robert Burghgraef and sister-in-law, Lois Smits. Fritz was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a longtime active member of Westview Christian Reformed Church. On September 5, 1958, Fritz married Janet Smits. His wife of 62 years survives as do their children, Kent (Debra) Burghgraef of South Holland, IL, Dale (Sheryl) Burghgraef of Grand Rapids, Gary (Melanie) Burghgraef of Rockford, Kaye Burghgraef of Grand Rapids, Curtis (Wendy) Burghgraef of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Scott (Britainie), Brent (Danae), Keith (Elizabeth), Chad (Carley), Kyle, Aaron, Emma, Chase, Morgan, Mason; and 10 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother and sisters-in-law, Glenn (Sharlotte) Smits of Crete, IL, Wesley (Donna) Smits of Denver, CO, David (Jan DeBoer) Smits of Holland, Janice Holwerda; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Friday April 16th from 5-8 PM at Westview CRC, 2929 Leonard St. NW. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 2 PM at Westview CRC. Friends may visit with family following the service with refreshments provided. Interment will be in Rosedale Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Cary Christian Center, Bible League International, or the charity of choice. To read more of Fritz's life story, leave a memory or condolence visit www.heritagelifestory.com
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Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
2120 Lake Michigan Dr NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
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