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Sidney J. Holwerda

June 28, 1922 - November 8, 2017
Muskegon, MI



Saturday, December 9, 2017
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Fruitport Location
3593 E. Pontaluna Rd.
Fruitport, MI 49415
(231) 865-6151
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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.

American Lung Association
1200 Hosford Street, Suite 101
Hudson, WI 54016
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


Mr. Sidney John Holwerda, age 95, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 28, 1922 to Andrew & Rena (Vander Nall) Holwerda Sr. and served his country in the US Army Air Corp during World War II. He married the former Barbara Bennett on March 18, 1946. Mr. Holwerda had been an employee for Sheet Metal Heating & Air Conditioning and East Muskegon Sheet Metal & Roofing for years until retiring. Sidney attended Mona Shores Baptist Church. He enjoyed watching baseball and loved spending time with his grandchildren.


Son, Bruce (Jill) Holwerda of Alabama; daughters, Terri (Lynn) Deneen of Muskegon, Tami (Pat) Tlachac of Grand Haven; 7 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara.


Saturday, December 9, 2017, 2:00-4:00 pm at Clock's Sunset Celebrations with a time of sharing at 3:00 pm and Military Honors under the Auspices of the Muskegon County Council of Veterans. MEMORIAL: In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to American Lung Association.