Obituary for Chad Michael VanDyke

Born: Jan. 24th, 1985
Passed Away: Nov. 27th, 2010


Wednesday Dec. 1st, 2010
2:00pm to 4:00pm and
6:00pm to 8:00pm at Throop Funeral Home
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Thursday Dec. 2nd, 2010, 11:00am at St Joseph's Catholic Church
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Chad Michael VanDyke, aged 25, of Coopersville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov 27, 2010. Chad had a passion for life, and was a dedicated, caring, and awesome friend to all he knew. He enjoyed sports, was a 2003 graduate of Kenowa Hills High School where he played football, and worked at Coopersville Car Care. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Irv Jansma Sr. and uncle Irv Jansma Jr. Chad is survived by his mother and father Brenda and Ron VanDyke; brother, Jason VanDyke; grandparents, Paul and Maxine VanDyke, and Ruth Jansma; uncles and aunts, Fred (Nancy) VanDyke, Norm (Karen) VanDyke, Lynette (Marty) Lozon, Cheryl (Mark) Lozon, Brian Jansma and Mary, Rick Jansma, Steven (Lynn) Jansma, Michael (Lorri) Jansma, Kim Jansma and Jeff, Lisa (Tom) Sturtevant; loving cousins and many friends. Relatives and friends may meet the family Wed. 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the Throop Funeral Home, Coopersville. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday 11:00 am at St Joseph Catholic Church, 18876 8th Ave, Conklin MI 49403. Memorials in Chad’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society. An online guestbook may be signed at Throop-Coopersville ph 616-837-8161