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Clarence Bug Beemer, age 72, of Greenville, formerly of Lincoln Lake, passed away Thursday morning, December 23, 2010 at Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. The son of Roy & Ethel (Sharp) Beemer, he was born on July 29, 1938. On December 8, 1963, in Six Lakes, he married the former Betty Badge, who prececeded him in death on March 17, 1997.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; a son, Richard Borstler in February of this year (2010); two sisters, Alma Russel, and Marge Huston; five brothers, Norm, Ernie, Jack, L.T., and Garold Dale Beemer.

Surviving are his children, Pete (Nancy) Borstler of Cedar Springs, Suke (Bruce) Beck of Gowen, Cindy (Dennis) Borstler of Alambama, Tammy (Ernie) Jensen of Gowen, and Tom (Brenda) Bemmer of Coral; his “better half”, Kathy Robinson of Greenville; seventeen grandchildren; and fifty great grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers, Jake & Barb Beemer of Sand Lake, Harold & Lynn Beemer of Grant, and Will & Deb Beemer of Sparta; three sisters, Goldie Merrick of Stanwood, Helen & John Main of Lakeview, and Sherry & Chester Rish of Cedar Springs; and many, many nieces and nephews.

The family invites relatives and friends to celebrate Clarence’s life beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at the Greenville American Legion Post 101. Honoring his wishes, cremation has taken place and no formal services will be held.

To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Bug’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: Arrangements were entrusted to the Christiansen Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Greenville.


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  1. Anonymous on December 23, 2010 at 12:00 am


    12/29/2010 –

    Chad and Jasmine

    We love and miss you Grandpa Bug

    12/29/2010 –

    Faith and Brent

    Bug will be so much of a loss in my life.He was always a part of my Familys life. Him and my dad Al was the best of friends. He will be so missed.

    Joe stevens

    Sorry to here bug has pasted. we had a lot of good times with Bet and bug in the past. we send our thoughts to the family and hope that you can remember the good times you had and remember that friends are here for you if need be. we will keep the fmily in our prayers to help them to have peace of mind and know he’s in a better place. Joe and Mary

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