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Gerald William Brott Sr., age 90, of Byron Center, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.

The son of Lewis & Jenny (Vanderwall) Brott, he was born on July 11, 1927 in Grand Rapids. Gerald proudly served in the United States Navy during WWII as a fireman.

He was preceded in death by his wife Margrett and their son Steven.  Gerald will be missed by his sons Marc & Christine Brott, Jerry & Marnie Brott; his grandchildren Nick Brott, Tiffany & Andrew MacIntosh, Matt & April Brott, Mike Brott, Jenny & Chris Burman, Julie & Todd Gould, Katie Brott; as well as 6 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the staff and nurses that cared for Gerald at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, as well as the Hospice team.

Honoring his wishes cremation will take place and a private committal service will be held at a later date. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Gerald’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: 

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, exclusive provider of Veterans Funeral Care.


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  1. Andy & Sherry Linde on December 3, 2017 at 11:04 am

    Our prayers and condolences to the Brott family.

    God Bless…

  2. David Wheeler on December 3, 2017 at 8:37 pm

    Gerald you will be missed as a valued member by American Legion Furniture City Post 258. Wishing you fair winds and following seas shipmate

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