Carl Harvey Van Bronkhorst

Obituary for Carl Harvey Van Bronkhorst

June 3, 1948 - August 17, 2021
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 73

Obituary

Carl Harvey Van Bronkhorst, age 73, of Zeeland greeted his Lord and Savior Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at his home.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Kathleen Anne; his children: Cary and Lynae Van Bronkhorst, Kayleen and Justin Keatley, and Kimberly and Rick Bartz; 7 grandchildren: his siblings: Ruth Ann and Rich Meyer, Jim and Muriel Van Bronkhorst, Kristi and Jose Medina, and Lee and Cathy Van Bronkhorst; and his sister-in-law Renie and John Bruischat.

Carl was born in Zeeland, MI to William and Barbara Van Bronkhorst who preceded him in death along with his brother Mike.

Carl proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War stationed in Germany. There he learned the skills of a marksman that he honed the remainder of his life. He passed on the love of the outdoors, hunting, trapping, and gardening to his family. He retired from a career as a heavy equipment/diesel mechanic.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors at miofo.org a non-profit that provides outdoor recreation opportunities to wounded veterans and individuals with health challenges.

Private military honors will take place, a celebration of his life gathering is being planned. www.yntemafh.com

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