Obituary for Rick John Woudstra

Born: Nov. 23rd, 1964
Passed Away: Feb. 4th, 2013


Friday Feb. 8th, 2013
5:00pm to 8:00pm at Throop Funeral Home
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Saturday Feb. 9th, 2013, 11:00am at Throop Funeral Home
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Rick “Woody” Woudstra, age 48, passed away unexpectedly in Florida. Woody loved to laugh and joke with family, and friends, loved music and had a passion for writing. Hope Builders Ministries of Newaygo held a special place in his heart because of his love of people and helping others. He is survived by his wife, Dawn; children, Rick (Chelsea) Woudstra, Eric Woudstra (Cassie Witte), Bethany Woudstra (Burton), Cody Woudstra, Brandon Woudstra; grandchildren, Mason, Makayla, Ricky, Rylee, Melody and Reese; parents, Mike and Bonnie Woudstra; former wife, Karen Sue Woudstra; brothers Mike (Gerri) Woudstra, James (Amy) Woudstra and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday 11 am at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St, Coopersville, 49404. Relatives and friends may meet the family Friday from 5 to 8 pm at the Throop Funeral Home in Coopersville. Memorial donations may be made to Hope Builders Ministries, 9393 Croswell, Newaygo, MI 49337. An online guestbook may be signed at Throop Funeral Home Coopersville, 616-837-8161