In memory of
Charles A. Westra
Westra, Charles A. Grand Rapids Charles A Westra, aged 88 of Grand Rapids, went to be with his Lord on Friday, October 14, 2016 at the Christian Rest Home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary R. Westra; his siblings, Wilbur (Josephine) Westra, Frank (Greta) Westra, Wessell (Willena) Westra. He is survived by his children, Thomas (Sue) Westra, Richard Westra (Conrad Anaya), Susan (Ron) Griffin; his grandchildren, Sarah Westra, Jenna Westra, Justin Westra, David Westra, Mary Rose Griffin, Eric Griffin, Stephenie Griffin; his sister, Jeannette Roose; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Larry (Jane) Hager, Nancy Deters, David (Dorothy) Hager, Patricia Hoolsema; many nieces, nephews and friends. Charles honorably served his country in the US Army during both World War II and Korean Wars. He retired from Old Kent Bank. He was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, brother and a friend to all who knew him. He will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered. A service to celebrate Charles' life will be held on Thursday, October 20 at 2:00 pm at Westend Christian Reformed Church, 1015 Westend Ave. NW, with visitation at the church on Thursday from 1:00 PM until the service begins at 2:00 pm. Contributions in his memory may be made to Christian Rest Home Foundation. To read more about Charles' Life, to leave your own memory of him, visit his web page at www.lifestorynet.com
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