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GROENDAL, Frederick R.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle   Muskegon, Michigan   21 December 2000   Page 7B

GROENDAL, MR.  FREDERICK R.  (Widower of Marva)  Muskegon  Mr. Fred R. Groendal, age 65, died Tuesday December 19, 2000 in Muskegon.  He was born November 3, 1935 to Jacob and Minnie (Doornbos) Groendal in Muskegon, and had been a life resident.  He retired as a truck driver from Dykstra Food Service where he had worked for 32 years.  Mr. Groendal was also a member of the Fruitport Eagles.  On November 22, 1968 he married the former Marva Panozzo, and she preceded him in death on April 11, 1999.  SURVIVORS include 4 children, Matthew (Susan) Groendal of Midland, Dean (Diana) Groendal of Muskegon, Pamela Jean (David) Unger of Crestview, Florida, and Debra (Harvey) Dean of Hesperia; 11 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; mother, Minnie Groendal; 1 brother, Henry (Jean) Groendal of Ludington; 3 sisters, Virginia Arneberg, Lois (Bill) Workman, Frances (Alex) Lazarock all of Muskegon; and 1 sister-in-law, Judith Groendal of Muskegon.  He was preceded in death by 1 son, Jon F. Groendal, 1 brother, James Groendal, and 1 brother-in-law, Paul Arneberg.  SERVICES will be 1 PM Friday at Sytsema Funeral Home  737 Apple Avenue  with Pastor John H. Brown officiating.  There will be no visitation.  MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS can be made to the Hackley Cancer Center.

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GROENDAL, HENRY “HANK” MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 24 August 1989, Page 8D

GROENDAL, MR. HENRY “HANK”, Muskegon.  Mr. Henry “Hank” Groendal, age 78, died very unexpectedly Wed., August 23, at Mercy Hospital.  Born Dec. 13, 1910 in Muskegon, he had been a life resident.  He had been employed at Teledyne Continental Motors for 30 years, retiring in 1970, was an avid outdoorsman, and was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of WW II.  On Dec. 16, 1958, he married the former Martha L. Gibbs in Indiana.  Survivors include his wife, Martha; 2 sons, Berton (& Lois) Reed of Muskegon, Roger (& Virginia) Reed of FL; 2 daughters, Bonnie (& Dale) Schmiedeknecht of Muskegon, Molly (& Jay) Jacobs of Holland; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law, Betty Groendal of Muskegon.  Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Fri. at the Sytsema Chapel, Rev. Sherwin Weener officiating, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery.  Visitation: 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. today.  —Sytsema 737 Apple Ave.

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GROENDAL, Jacob (Mr)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon Michigan, 2 August 1980, Page 14

598 S. Brooks Rd. Mr. Jacob Groendal, age 76, died Friday afternoon at his home.  A  life resident of Muskegon, he was born May 11, 1904 and married the former Minnie  “Betty” Doornbos on July 25, 1925.  He was a machinist for 43 years at Teledyne  Continental retiring in 1969, and was a member of the Fellowship Reformed Church.   SURVIVORS His wife Minnie, 3 Daughters, Mrs. Paul (Virginia) Arneberg of Twin Lake,  Mrs. William (Lois) Workman of Spring Lake and Mrs. Alex (Frances) Lazarock of  Muskegon, 3 Sons, Henry of Lakeland, FL, Fred of Muskegon and M/SGT James  Groendal stationed in N. Dakota, 18 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren, 2 Sisters,  Mrs. Walter (Gertrude) Johnson of Tulsa, OK and Mrs. Burt (Clara) Henderson of  Muskegon, 1 Brother, Henry of Muskegon.  SERVICE Monday at 11:00 A.M. at the  Clock Funeral Home with the Rev. Sherwin Weener officiating.  Interment Restlawn  Cemetery.  VISITATION Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM.  MEMORIAL:  Building Fund of  Fellowship Reformed Church or Regional Development Center.--Clock

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GROENDAL, James M. (Mr)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon Michigan, 20 April 1999, Page  4B (Husband of Judith) Muskegon Mr. James M. Groendal,  age 58, died Sunday evening, April 18, 1999, at his home.  He  was born August 1, 1940 in Muskegon to Jacob & Minnie  (Doornbos) Groendal and resided here until 1959 when he  joined the U.S. Air Force.  Upon his retirement from the  military in 1984 as a Master Sergeant, he returned to  Muskegon where he has since lived.  From 1984-1998, Mr.  Groendal worked at Weyburn-Bartel as a drill press operator.   He was a member of Fellowship Reformed Church.  In his  spare time, Mr. Groendal loved drawing, woodcrafting,  hunting, painting, being “out-of-doors” and his grandchildren.   On November 6, 1959 he married the former Judith R. Doriot  and she survives  him along with his mother, Minnie Groendal  of Muskegon; 3 children, Denise  Renee (Randy) King of  Muskegon, Tamara Lea Groendal-Mason of Belding and   James J. (Karen) Groendal of Holland; 5 grandchildren,  Nichole Denise  Kinder, Lucas Brian King, Nathan H. P. C.  Mason, Ashley MaShell Groendal and Jacob M. T. Groendal; 2  step-grandchildren, Janelle and Ryan King; 2 brothers, Henry  (Jean) Groendal of Ludington and Frederick Groendal of  Muskegon; 3 sisters, Virginia (Paul) Arneberg, Lois (William)  Workman and Frances (Alex) Lazarock, all of Muskegon; his  father & mother-in-law, Eugene & Nina Doriot of Muskegon,  his sister-in-law, Carol (Craig) Babcock of Boston, MA; and  many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his  father, Jacob, brother-in-law Ernest E. Doriot in 1981, and his

sister-in-law, Marva Groendal on April 11, 1999.  SERVICES  will be 1:00 P.M.  Thursday at Fellowship Reformed Church  (4200 E. Apple Ave.) with the Revs. Donald Vandenberg and  Neal VanHeest officiating.  Burial will be in Sunrise Memorial  Gardens with military services under the auspices of the  Muskegon County Council Veteran’s of Foreign Wars.   VISITATION with the family will be from 7-9 P.M. Wednesday  at Fellowship Reformed Church.  MEMORIAL GIFTS to  Hospice of Muskegon-Oceana, Fellowship Reformed Church or  the Hope Lodge in Indianapolis will be appreciated.   Arrangements by Sytsema Funeral Home 737 Apple Avenue

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GROENDAL, JUDITH R. MRS. (DORIOT)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 28 February 2003, Page 3B

GROENDAL, MRS.  JUDITH R. , (Widow of James M.), Muskegon.  Mrs. Judith R. Groendal, age 61, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2003 at her home.  She was born June 17, 1941 in Tomahawk, WI to Eugene T. and Nina R. (Fairfield) Doriot and lived in the Muskegon area most of her life except 25 years while her husband served in the U.S. Armed Forces.  On November 6, 1959, she married James M. Groendal in Muskegon and he preceded her in death on April 18, 1999.  She was a member of Fellowship Reformed Church and loved crafts.  SURVIVORS include 3 children, Denise Renee (Randy) King of Muskegon, Tamara Lea (Ben) Groendal-Bradbury of Belding, and James J. (Karen) Groendal of Holland; 5 grandchildren, Nichole Denise Kinder, Lucas Brian King, Nathan H.P.C. Mason, Ashley MaShell Groendal, and Jacob M.T. Groendal; 2 step-grandchildren, Janelle and Ryan King; her mother, Nina Doriot of Muskegon; her sister, Carolyn (Craig) Babcock of Fayettevill, Georgia; sister-in-law, Susan Doriot of North Muskegon; her late husband's siblings, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Workman, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Lazarock, Mr. and Mrs. Hank Groendal; many nieces and nephews; and several close friends.  Along with her husband, Jim, she was also preceded in death by her father, Eugene T. Doriot, brother, Ernest E. Doriot, father and mother-in-law, Jacob and Betty Groendal, bothers and sisters-in-law, Paul & Virginia Arneberg and Fred & Marva Groendal.  A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held 1:00 PM Monday, March 3, 2003 at the

Sytsema Funeral Home, 737 Apple Avenue, (231) 726-5210, with the Rev. Greg Vander Meer officiating.  INTERMENT will take place at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.   VISITATION with Mrs. Groendal's family will be 2-4 and 6-8 PM Sunday at the funeral home.  MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS may be made to Hospice of Muskegon-Oceana.

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GROENDAL, MARTHA L. MRS.

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Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 1 March 1992, Page 8D

GROENDAL, MRS. MARTHA L., (Widow of Henry), Muskegon.  Mrs. Martha L. Groendal, 79, died Sat., Feb. 29, 1992.  She was born May 28, 1912, in White Cloud, MI and moved to Muskegon in 1942 from Indiana.  She was a member of Fellowship Reformed Church and of its Ladies Aid.  She was preceded in death by her husband Henry on Aug. 23, 1989 and by 2 sisters and 1 brother.  SURVIVORS include 2 sons: Berton (Lois) Reed of Muskegon, Roger (Virginia) Reed of FL; 1 daughter, Bonnie (Dale) Schmiedeknecht of Muskegon, 1 step-daughter, Molly (Jay) Jacobs of Holland; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers, Frederick (Donna) Gibbs and James M. Gibbs of FL and George (Vera) Gibbs, Jr. of Grand Rapids.  SERVICES will be 1:00 PM Tues. at the Sytsema Funeral Home, 737 Apple Avenue, With Rev. Jerry Worrel, officiating.  Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.  Visitation: 2-4 & 7-9 PM Monday.  Suggested memorial: American Cancer Society.

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GROENDAL, Marva Jean (Mrs)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 13 April 1999, Page 5B

Wife of Fred, Muskegon.  Mrs. Marva Jean Groendal, age 56, passed away Sunday evening, April 11, 1999.  She was born June 16, 1942 in Muskegon and was a life resident.  She worked for many years at the Steak-N-Egger, and also at Diversions.  She married Frederick R. Groendal on November 22, 1968 and he survives her along with 4 children, Pamela Jean (& David) Unger of Crestview, FL, Debra (& Harvey) Dean of Hesperia, Matthew (& Susan) Groendal of Midland, Dean Groendal of Muskegon Hts., 11 grandchildren, her mother and father, Anna and Bernard Kochmanski of Muskegon, 3 brothers, Jim (& Connie) Panozzo of Muskegon, Ray (& Karen) Panozzo of Muskegon, John (& Diane) Kochmanski of Grandville, 4 sisters, Jeanette (& Bill) Phillips of Grandville, Marie (& Walter) Faltinowski of Ferrysburg, Mary (& Al) Carpenter of Muskegon, Diane (& Todd) Engleman of Muskegon, many nieces and nephews.  SERVICES will be 10:30 AM Thursday at Sytsema Funeral Home 737 Apple Avenue with Pastor John H. Brown officiating.  There will be no visitation.  For a more lasting memorial, please consider Hospice of Muskegon-Oceana.

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GROENDAL, MINNIE MRS. (DOORNBOS)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 17 February 2003, Page 3B

GROENDAL, MRS. MINNIE, (Widow of Jacob), Muskegon.  Mrs. Minnie Groendal, age 96, passed away Saturday, February 15, 2003 in Muskegon.  She was born June 25, 1906 in Muskegon to Frederick and Hattie (Dykema) Doornbos and lived all of her life in the area.  On July 25, 1925, she married Jacob Groendal in Spring Lake, MI and he preceded her in death on August 1, 1980.  She was a member of Fellowship Reformed Church and the Ladies Aide.  SURVIVORS include 2 daughters, Lois (Bill) Workman and Frances (Alex) Lazarock both of Muskegon; 1 son, Henry (Jean) Groendal of Ludington; 1 daughter-in-law, Judith Groendal of Muskegon; 19 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren; 2 sisters-in-law, Anna Wierenga and Joanne Wierenga; many nieces and nephews; and her many good friends at Fellowship Reformed Church.  She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Virginia Arneberg, 2 sons, Frederick (and wife, Marva) Groendal and James Groendal.  A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held 11:00 AM Friday, February 21, 2003 at Fellowship Reformed Church with Pastor Greg Vander Meer officiating.  INTERMENT will take place at Restlawn Cemetery.  VISITATION with Minnie's family will be one hour prior to the funeral, 10-11 AM Tuesday at church.  MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to Fellowship Reformed Church.  Arrangements handled by Sytsema Funeral Home 737 Apple Avenue (231) 726-5210

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GROENENDAL, Robert William

Birth Notice

Muskegon Chronicle, February 23, 1920

To Mr. & Mrs. William Groenendal, February 18, a son, Robert William

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