Bossardet, Bert Marvin age 83, went to be with his Lord, Monday, March 13, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents Edsel and Lillian Bossardet and his brother David Bossardet. He will be remembered by his wife of 55 years, Margie Bossardet; children Barri (Torry) Hiddema, Bert (Malissa) Bossardet II, Becki (Greg) Heeres, Brian Bossardet, Brenna (Brent) Cox, Brice (Rachael) Bossardet; grandchildren Tyler, Savanna (Lee), Olivia, Remi, Ashton, Alexa, Austin, Addisen, Trevor, Caroline, Coco, Collins; siblings Tom (Pinky) Bossardet, Reah John, Richard (Pam) Bossardet, Linda (Ernie) Sears, Doug (Sandy) Bossardet, Julie (Scott) Crane; many nieces, nephews and friends. After graduating Zeeland High School in 1951, Bert spent 14 and one-half years in the U. S. Navy during the Korean conflict and Vietnam War. After the service, he was a dance instructor for several years. He then worked for Amway until he retired in 1995. Bert was always surrounded by his beloved family. He enjoyed golf, hunting, bowling, dancing, attending sports events, and the peace of the northern woods. Visitation with the family will be held from 5-8PM Friday, March 17, 2017 at Cook Funeral Home (East Building - Memorial Chapel) - 4235 Prairie St. SW, Grandville, MI. The funeral service will be held at 11AM Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Grand Rapids First Assembly of God 2100 44th Street SW, Wyoming, MI 49509. Pastor Tim Ryder will be officiating. An additional visitation will be held at 10AM Saturday prior to the service. A private family graveside interment service will be at Grandville Cemetery. In honor of Bert and in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Spectrum Health Hospice. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at www.cookcares.com .
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