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Harold J. VandeKopple

June 11, 1937 - August 17, 2021
Grand Rapids, MI



Friday, August 20, 2021
11:00 AM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Hills Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263

Visitation from 10AM until the start of the service.

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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.

West Side Christian School
955 Westend Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-3925
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Walker United Reformed Church
1941 Randall Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
(616) 453-2960
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Ball Park Floral
8 Valley Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 459-3409
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Life Story / Obituary


Harold J. VandeKopple age 84, of Grand Rapids, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 17, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Abe and Reka VandeKopple; son-in-law, James William Joseph Landry; brother, Roger (Wilma) VandeKopple; and sister, Ruth (Bob) Knott. Harold will be remembered as a loving and faithful husband, father, and grandfather to his family. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Janet (Kunz) VandeKopple; daughter, Denise (Kevin Payne) Landry; granddaughters, Victoria Brooke Landry and Allison Lynn Landry; sister-in-law, Marian (Jim) DeVries; many nieces, nephews and cousins. The Funeral Service will take place at 11 AM on Friday, August 20, 2021 at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home, 2120 Lake Michigan Dr. NW. Family will receive visitors from 10 AM until the time of the service. Interment in Washington Park Memorial Gardens. Contributions in his memory may be made to West Side Christian School or Walker United Reformed Church. Please visit www.heritagelifestory.com to submit a favorite memory, photo or to sign the guestbook.