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Bruce A. Driesenga

October 1, 1945 - November 22, 2016
Grand Haven, MI



Wednesday, November 30, 2016
4:00 PM EST
Holland Elks Club
569 E 24th
Holland, MI 49423

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Mr. Bruce Allyn Driesenga, age 71, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016. He was born in Holland, Michigan on October 1, 1945 to Henry & Gladys (Grotler) Driesenga and married the former Kathy "Katie" Spangler on September 4, 1987. Mr. Driesenga had been employed as a machinist for Grand Haven Steel for 12 years until retiring in 2010 and Bar Manager at Holland Elks Club for 20 Years. Bruce was a member of the Grand Haven Eagles and enjoyed woodworking, fishing, golf and loved doing crossword puzzles.


Wife of 29 years, "Katie"; daughter, Jodi Ledesema of Holland; stepchildren, Jeramy (Ronette) Samdal & Jaimee Samdal, both of Grand Haven; grandchildren, Angelo, Berkley, Julian, Bennett, Jonah, Joshua, Michael, Sarah & Kimber; brother, Randy (Peggy) Driesenga of Holland; mother-in-law, Laura Spangler; brothers & sisters-in-law, Johnny (Julie) Spangler, Linda (Paul) Miller, Garry (Carla) Spangler, Lauren (Tom) Roberts, Eddie (Jo) Spangler; several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by parents; brothers, William & Meryl.


Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 4:00 PM at Holland Elks Club, 569 E 24th, Holland MI with Deacon Greg Blomers officiating.