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Wilbert Routsaw

February 5, 2023
Grand Rapids, MI



Friday, February 10, 2023
11:00 AM EST
Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery
2894 Patterson Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 949-2560
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Ball Park Floral
8 Valley Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 459-3409
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Life Story / Obituary


Wilbert James Routsaw II, age 75, of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2023.

He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in the spring of 1947 to the late Wilbert and Esther Routsaw.

Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers Conrad and Nathaniel Routsaw.

Wilbert is survived by his two sons, Paul (Ruth) and James Routsaw as well as by grandchildren Kristina Hill, James Routsaw, Amber Routsaw, Michael Routsaw, Nicholas Routsaw, Jonathan Routsaw, Amanda Peckham, Kayla Warner, and CarlaWarner. Also his great-grandchildren, Teaghan Routsaw, Kezleigh Routsaw, Cain Siekierk, Luna Hill, Eli Routsaw, Theo Routsaw, Levi Peckham, Jake Peckham, Renly Routsaw and his sister Helen Duron.

Wilbert had been a dedicated employee of Steelcase in Grand Rapids for many years.

He enjoyed watching his western and game shows, but most of all he enjoyed his grandchildren and great grandchildren coming over. He loved to sit outside watching nature.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 10, 2023 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, (2894 Patterson Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512).

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