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Ysbrand Dykhouse

December 14, 1924 - May 17, 2013
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Ysbrand "Ike" Dykhouse, age 88, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 17, 2013, while surrounded by his loving family. He will be deeply missed by his children Ursula (Derek) Mackey-Dykhouse of Brownsburg IN, Wayne (Susan) Dykhouse of Grand Rapids, Denise (Dwayne) Dykhouse of Chico CA, and Craig (Louise) Dykhouse of Grand Rapids; grandchildren Charlie (Jackie) Dykhouse, Scott (Amy) Dykhouse, Jennifer (Collins) Dykhouse, Danny Dykhouse, and Jessica Dykhouse; great-grandchildren Lance Dykhouse, Logan Dykhouse, and Liliana Dykhouse; siblings Barney (Donna) Dykhouse, and Martha Blackwell; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death...
Ysbrand "Ike" Dykhouse, age 88, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 17, 2013, while surrounded by his loving family. He will be deeply missed by his children Ursula (Derek) Mackey-Dykhouse of Brownsburg IN, Wayne (Susan) Dykhouse of Grand Rapids, Denise (Dwayne) Dykhouse of Chico CA, and Craig (Louise) Dykhouse of Grand Rapids; grandchildren Charlie (Jackie) Dykhouse, Scott (Amy) Dykhouse, Jennifer (Collins) Dykhouse, Danny Dykhouse, and Jessica Dykhouse; great-grandchildren Lance Dykhouse, Logan Dykhouse, and Liliana Dykhouse; siblings Barney (Donna) Dykhouse, and Martha Blackwell; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife of 45 years Lorraine T. Dykhouse; siblings Bernice (Paul) Doty, Stella (Don) Wiersma, Ally (Bud) Baker, Emma (Chet) Schulte, John (Marion) Dykhouse, Jenny (Ben) Kooi, and Freda (Henry) Stufzand; and sister-in-laws Rosemarie (George) Hollenbeck and May (Donald) King. Ike courageously served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Kalin in Bay "CVE-68". He received two presidential unit citations for his service as a member of "taffy-3". The family will be greeting friends on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, from 3:00-5:00 PM at Reyers North Valley Chapel; 2815 Fuller Ave. NE, Grand Rapids MI 49505. The service to celebrate Ike's life will be held at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Reyers North Valley Chapel. Contributions in Ike's memory may be made to Friends of the Michigan Veterans Home.

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