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Shirley Gruizenga

November 4, 1946 - July 28, 2018
Portage, MI


Committal Service

Thursday, August 2, 2018
2:30 PM EDT
Fort Custer National Cemetery
15501 Dickman Rd
Augusta, MI 49012
(269) 731-4164

Arrive between 2:15pm and 2:30pm.

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Kairos Dwelling Home
2945 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
(269) 381-3688
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Life Story / Obituary


A lifelong resident of Portage, Shirley (Kloosterman) Gruizenga went home to be with her Lord early Saturday morning, July 28th, 2018. She loved caring for everyone, even after retiring from her 40 year nursing career. She saw the beauty in everything. Shirley is survived by her husband of 47 years, Dave and her son, Fate. Cremation has taken place. Services will be held at Fort Custer National Cemetery on Thursday, August 2nd at 2:30pm. Memorial donations may be made to Kairos Dwelling.

Wife, Mother, Sister

Forever in our hearts