Charles Max Flowerday

January 28, 1922 - May 3, 2016
Holland, MI

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Visitations


Friday, May 6, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Mulder Chapel
188 West 32nd Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-2348
Driving Directions

Saturday, May 7, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
First United Methodist Church
57 West 10th Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-5205

Services


Saturday, May 7, 2016
11:00 AM EDT
First United Methodist Church
57 West 10th Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-5205

Contributions


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.

First United Methodist Church
57 West 10th Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-5205

Hospice of Holland
270 Hoover Blvd
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-2972
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Charles Max Flowerday, age 94, of Holland, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Max was born in Ann Arbor, the son of the late Rev. William and Sadie Flowerday. He graduated from Holland High School and General Motors Institute. He served with the United States Navy, World War II in the Philippines. He was employed as an engineer with Thermatron and Donnelly Corporation. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Max was preceded in death by his first wife, Esther Laman Flowerday. He is survived by his wife, Lois Makowski Flowerday. Also surviving are his children: Carl and Ginny Flowerday, Dale and Karen Flowerday, and Irv and Jean Essenburg; step children, Rev John and Sally Ellinger and Steve and Sara Makowski and their families. Max had 5 grandchildren, Craig (Jennifer) Flowerday, Brian (Catherine) Flowerday, David (Julie) Flowerday, Leslie (Christopher) Plank, and Kimberly Essenburg; 10 great grandchildren; and his sister, Rosemary Jones.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am Saturday, May 7, at the First United Methodist Church, 57 West 10th Street, with the Rev. J. Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 pm Friday, May 6, at the Dykstra Funeral Home-Mulder Chapel and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Burial is at Restlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please consider the First United Methodist Church or Hospice of Holland.