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Mr. Larry Lee Prince, age 60, of Grand Rapids, passed away on Tuesday evening, September 8, 2015, at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. He was born in Fremont, MI on January 28, 1955, to Marjorie “Marge” L. (Witteveen) & Cornelius “Kelly” Prince and graduated from Fremont High School. He was a highly-decorated U.S. Army Sergeant in Operation Desert Storm and after his retirement in 1994 he enjoyed many years living, working and volunteering at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Surviving by his aunt, Lois Jordan of Fremont; uncle, Chuck (Carol) Witteveen of Grand Rapids; two brothers, Doug (Pat) Prince of Muskegon, and Greg Prince of Sparta; as well as several nieces and nephews; many cousins; numerous friends at GRHV; and his best friend John Lapsiuk. The Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 in the Chapel at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans with an hour visitation prior to the service at Noon with Chaplain Bob Dennis officiating. Larry will be laid to rest in the cemetery at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Donations can be made to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans or to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Honoring his wishes, cremation will take place. Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.

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  1. Steve Hayman on August 22, 2016 at 9:51 pm

    RIP Larry. It was a honor to serve with you.



  2. Jay Jones on August 23, 2016 at 5:26 am

    RIP Sgt Prince



  3. SFC (Retired) Kyle R Cunningham on August 24, 2016 at 10:12 pm

    Rest in Peace Brother! It was an honor to serve with you.



  4. Alex Valentin on August 26, 2016 at 4:16 pm

    I served with SGT Prince in Germany in the late 80s and when I think of him I remember him always smiling. It saddens me to hear of his passing. Rest in peace brother.



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