Obituaries

Funeral Tuesday in Byron Center for Larry DeVries

Larry I. DeVries, age 80, of Dorr died Friday, Nov. 11.

Larry was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Joan; sons, Todd (Deb) DeVries, Jeff DeVries, Greg (Melanie) DeVries, Dan DeVries; grandchildren, Dillon DeVries, Katie (Kyle) Ackerman, Jaret (Anaka) DeVries, Sara DeVries, Nic DeVries, Brittany (Brent) Cummings, Elisa (Eli) Olson, Stephanie (Josh) Russell, Emily (Manny Lopez) DeVries, Allan (Mary) DeVries, Hannah DeVries, Abigail DeVries; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Cheryl (Bob Valdez) Pendergrass, Sandra (Dean) Rose, Debra DeVries; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Walter (Marsi) Klawiter, Betty (Jerry) VanderKodde, Bonnie (John) Stene, Joe (Jane) DeKraker; Bart (Kathy) DeKraker; Greg Williams; and many nieces and nephews.

Larry was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Teresa DeVries; granddaughter, Tabitha DeVries; brother, Keith DeVries; sister, Karen Klawiter; and sister-in-law, Judy Williams.

The family will greet visitors from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Bethany United Reformed Church, 5401 Byron Center Ave., SW, Wyoming, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Dorr Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Larry may be made to Zion Christian School or Bethany URC Building Fund. 

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