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David W. Frens

June 4, 1925 ~ August 18, 2021 (age 96)

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Obituary

Mr. David W. Frens, age 96 of Fremont (Reeman), went to be with his Lord & Savior on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.  He was born on June 4, 1925 in Fremont, Michigan to George & Jennie (Lotterman) Frens.  David was an Army Veteran of World War II, and had a deep love and passion for his country.  He fought for our freedoms in the Battle of the Bulge.  He had the honor and privilege to return to Europe just 2 years ago and follow the footsteps of his time in France, thru Belgium, and into Germany.  David had a love for faith, family, freedom, & fishing.  He had been employed by Gerber Products Company for 40 years until his retirement in 1987.  He was a member of Reeman Christian Reformed Church, where he was in the Men’s Society, and where he had been a Sunday School Teacher & Superintendent, as well as an Elder & Deacon.  On October 10, 1947 he married Bernice Luchie and she preceded him in death on October 10, 2015.  He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Nancy Cook; by his sons-in-law:  Joe Domeracki, David Thompson, & Steve Cook; and by his sisters, Irene Gerritsen & Ellamae VandenBerg.  He is survived by 4 children:  Judy (Dwight) Elenbaas of Jenison, Roger W. (Sue) Frens of Fremont, Karen (Al) White of White Cloud, Sue (Gerald) Pinkston of Fremont; 15 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, & 3 great-great grandchildren.  The Funeral Service will be held at 12:30 P.M. on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Reeman Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Doug Kamstra officiating.  Military Honors will be provided by the Michigan Army National Guard.  Visitation will be at the Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home from 6-8 PM on Monday, and at the church from 11-12:30 P.M. on Tuesday.  Interment will be in Reeman Cemetery.  Suggested Memorials:  The Fremont Area Community Foundation for the Fremont Christian School Endowment Fund, or World Renew (CRWRC).  You can sign the online guest book at www.kroeze-wolffis.com.  Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 23, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc.
637 E. Main Street
Fremont, MI 49412

Visitation
Tuesday
August 24, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Reeman Christian Reformed Church
6121 S. Fitzgerald Avenue
Fremont, MI 49412

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 24, 2021

12:30 PM
Reeman Christian Reformed Church
6121 S. Fitzgerald Avenue
Fremont, MI 49412

Donations

World Renew (CRWRC)
1700 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids MI 49508
Tel: 1-800-552-7972
Web: https://worldrenew.net/

The Fremont Area Community Foundation for the Fremont Christian School Endowment Fund
4424 W. 48th Street, Fremont MI 49412

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