Obituary for Gary Lee Koning

Born: Feb. 21st, 1947
Passed Away: Nov. 22nd, 2012


Sunday Nov. 25th, 2012
2:00pm to 4:00pm and
6:00pm to 8:00pm at Throop Funeral Home
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Monday Nov. 26th, 2012
10:00am to 11:00am at South Blendon Reformed Church
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Monday Nov. 26th, 2012, 11:00am at South Blendon Reformed Church
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Gary L. Koning, aged 65, of Lamont, was unexpectedly called home to his Lord Thursday, Nov 22, 2012. Gary was born Feb 21, 1947 in Grand Rapids MI to Kendall and Evelyn (Feenstra) Koning. He grew up in Lamont, graduated from Coopersville High School in the class of 1965, served in the U.S. Army during The Vietnam War and attended Calvary Church in Grand Rapids for the past several years. He was preceded in death by his mother Evelyn and father-in-law Stanley Vruggink. Gary is survived by his wife of 37 yrs. Beth; son Chris Koning; daughter Carmen and Jason Kopen; father, Kendall “Ken” Koning, sister, Patricia (Leo) VanHooren; mother-in-law Bonnie Vruggink; sister-in-law’s Mavis (Tom) Finnie, Jane (Rollie) Mellberg; brother-in-law Dennis (Shari) Vruggink and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Monday 11 am at South Blendon Reformed Church 4817 Port Sheldon Rd. Hudsonville 49426 (corner of Port Sheldon and 48th Ave) Rev Mark Kleinheksel officiating. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery in Lamont. Relatives and friends may meet the family Sunday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St, Coopersville 49404, and one hour prior to the service on Monday at Church. Memorial donations may be made to Cornerstone University/WCSG Radio, Attention Gift Processing, 985 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. An online guestbook may be signed at Throop Funeral Home, Coopersville Ph 616-837-8161


at Maplewood Cemetery
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