Huizenga, Bernard J.
Bernard Joseph Huizenga, age 90 of Middleville, ended this life’s journey on November 9, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Bernie was born on July 20, 1929 in Grand Rapids. He was a longtime resident of Wyoming, MI and Hastings, MI. Bernie worked for Nabisco as a salesperson for over 37 years, retiring in 1988. In his free time Bernie enjoyed spending time on the water sailing or with his family camping. He was a master woodcarver and taught woodcarving classes. In his younger years Bernie was a rescue diver for the city of Wyoming. Bernie spent many years wintering at Jet Park in Palmetto, FL where he earlier served as the Board of Directors’ President. He will be dearly missed by many friends at Jet Park and his friends in Michigan. Surviving is his dear wife, Kathleen Huizenga; children, Bob (Wanita) Huizenga, Deb (Doug) Klug; grandchildren, Samantha Toth, Kristin (Todd) Choryan, Jessica (Ron) Klug, Greg Huizenga, Tim Huizenga; great grandchildren, Lexi Marie Huizenga, Colton Huizenga, Danielle Huizenga, Wyatt Mattoch, Garrett Mattoch; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Thursday, November 14 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Beeler-Gores Funeral Home in Middleville. Burial will take place in Fort Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Alzheimer's Association will be appreciated. Please visit www.beelergoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Bernie’s Family.