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In Memory of

Donald Lavern Vis

May 19, 1931 - August 8, 2017

Obituary


Donald Laverne Vis age 86, of Comstock Park, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in the comfort of his home and in the company of his family. He was born in Grand Rapids in the Spring of 1931 to the late Stanley and Effie Vis. Along with his parents, Don is preceded in death by his infant daughter Debra Lea and infant granddaughter Katherine Alice. He will be missed by his beloved wife of 60 years, Alice Lorraine [Baker] and their children Dawn (Gary) Vandentoorn, Laura (Robert) VanderPloeg and David (Betsy [Lobdell]) Vis...

Donald Laverne Vis age 86, of Comstock Park, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in the comfort of his home and in the company of his family. He was born in Grand Rapids in the Spring of 1931 to the late Stanley and Effie Vis. Along with his parents, Don is preceded in death by his infant daughter Debra Lea and infant granddaughter Katherine Alice. He will be missed by his beloved wife of 60 years, Alice Lorraine [Baker] and their children Dawn (Gary) Vandentoorn, Laura (Robert) VanderPloeg and David (Betsy [Lobdell]) Vis as well as by his grandsons Matthew and Lucas Bailey. Also surviving are his sisters Arline Lewitt and Shirley Geib. Don proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a dedicated employee for many years at Link, Inc. until his retirement in 1993. Don loved spending time with his family. He will be fondly remembered as a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Please join Don's family for celebration gathering on Monday, August 14, 2017 from 6-8 pm at Reyers North Valley Chapel.