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Douglas Wilder

April 10, 1931 - May 31, 2016
Wyoming, MI

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Visitations


Friday, June 3, 2016
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
Driving Directions

Saturday, June 4, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Living Hope Community Church
2391 Hillside Drive NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49514
(616) 364-9564
Web Site

Services


Saturday, June 4, 2016
11:00 AM EDT
Living Hope Community Church
2391 Hillside Drive
Grand Rapids, MI 49514
(616) 364-9564
Web Site

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.

Faith Hospice
2100 Raybrook Drive SE, Suite 300
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 235-5113
Driving Directions
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
Driving Directions
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WILDER, Douglas

Age 85, passed away peacefully at home, leaving his long battle with illness to be ever with his Lord. He is survived by his wife Barbara of 61 years. Doug is also survived by his daughters, Joan (Andy) Wilder-Siersma and Wendy Wilder; grandchildren, Collin (Jennifer Oliver) VanDyk, Dr. Meredith (David Gansberger) VanVleet, and Kaitlin (Anthony) Wilder, and his precious great granddaughter, Shoshanna Wilder. Also surviving are his siblings, Frances Haner, Margaret Strand, David Wilder, Robert (Marilyn) Wilder, Doloris Wilder, Sandra (Norman) Boether, and Frank (Jennifer) Wilder; brothers and sisters-in-law, Norma Steele, Fred (Dorothy) Mendricks, Delpha (Richard) Dixon, and David (Peggi) Mendricks; former son-in-law, Steve VanVleet; and many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends. Doug was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Lula (Cook) Wilder; sister, Gloria Whitten; brother, Warren Wilder; mother-in-law, Ada Mendricks and brother-in-law, Marvin Mendricks. We are so grateful for the wonderful care given by his loving grandchildren and Faith Hospice. Relatives and friends may meet Friday, June 3rd, from 5-8 PM at Heritage Alt & Shawmut Hills Chapel, 2120 Lake Michigan Drive NW. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 4th, at 11 AM at Living Hope Community Church, 2391 Hillside Dr. NW, Pastor James Hogg officiating, with visiting from 10-11 AM. Entombment will take place at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice.

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