GRASSNICK, Herman E.
Passed away Thursday evening, August 28, 2003. Herman was born February 7, 1923 in Besoeki, Indonesia, the son of Friedrich and Moerkani Grassnick. He emigrated from The Netherlands in 1962, and has been a Kalamazoo area resident since that time. He was employed with Fabri-Kal from 1962 until his retirement in 1988; and was a member of the Teamsters Union. He was a member of the Calvary Chapel of Kalamazoo Valley. On December 24, 1952, Herman was united in marriage to the former Sonja Hillebrandt, who survives. Also surviving are his children, Erwin and Cynde Grassnick of Aurora, CO, Hermann and Christy Grassnick of Mattawan, Carla and Mark Williams of Gobles, Fritz and Ida Grassnick of Aurora, CO, David and Jill Grassnick of Highlands Ranch, CO, Cindy and Chuck Brown of Portage; 14 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchild-ren. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 2 at the Calvary Chapel of Kalamazoo Valley (1211 Fulford, off Lake St., next to Sackett Brick Co.) with Pastor Roger Ulman officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Chapel. Memorials in Herman's memory may be directed to the Calvary Chapel of Kalamazoo Valley or to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan. www.langelands.com
Published in the Kalamazoo Gazette on 8/31/2003. (Posted by a volunteer-no family connection)