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James Morren

December 16, 1936 - June 11, 2024
Grand Rapids, MI

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Visitation

Saturday, June 15, 2024
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Hills Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
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Visitation

Monday, June 17, 2024
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Walker United Reformed Church
1941 Randall Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
(616) 453-2960
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Service

Monday, June 17, 2024
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Walker United Reformed Church
1941 Randall Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
(616) 453-2960
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Web Site

Flowers


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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James H. Morren, aged 87 of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. James was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in the winter of 1936 to the late Henry and Henrietta Morren. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Mary E. Versluis, as well as by his brother Elden Morren and Son-in-Law Timothy Lewis.

James is survived by his children; Francene Lewis, Henry (Lisa Fishman) Morren, William (Patricia Laskowski) Morren, Joan (Daniel) Dykstra, Jane (David) Sugar, Mary Ann (Matthew) Lewis, Glen (Stephany Sowards) Morren; his brothers and sisters; Mary Van Der Wiele, Wilma (Cornelius) Bykerk, Don (Lois) Morren, Norma (Harry) Vriend, eleven grand children, and many nieces and nephews.

James proudly served with the Seabees in the United States Navy. He enjoyed a long and successful career at Johnson Construction in the Grand Rapids area. James was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and friend.

Friends are invited to visit with his family from 2-4 PM on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home –Alt Shawmut Chapel. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 17, 2024, at Walker United Reformed Church, (1941 Randall Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534), with visitation prior beginning at 10:00 AM. James will be laid to rest next to Mary at Rosedale Memorial Park. To share a memory or photo or to sign his guestbook, visit www.heritagelifestory.com