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Richard V. Andringa, age 70, of Cutlerville, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017 at home surrounded by family. The son of Richard V. Andringa & Anna Louise (Sikkema) Andringa, he was born on July 29, 1946 in Grand Rapids. Rich was proud to have served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Maria (Genovese) Andringa; children, Chad Andringa, Kelli (Scott) VanOveren, Ryan (Kara) Andringa, Erin (Josh) Menninga, Laura Wiersema and Paula Genovese; grandchildren, Anthony, Madison & Clayton VanOveren, Cayden Andringa, Mason Tyler, MaKenzie, Tyler Menninga, Austin, Carter, Jaxson, Rylee Andringa, Angelina and Sarah Millering, Eamonn Gunn; great-grandchild, Aerabella Walker; sisters, Shirley (Lloyd) DeWaard and Patricia Andringa; and many nieces and nephews.

Rich’s love of life lives on…always sharing, forever caring with memories of boats and beaches. Talks about the things of life that are simple, beautiful and good. As we complete our own journey, he is eternally safe at home in our hearts and in the arms of our Savior, Jesus Christ. 

Please join the family for a memorial serviceon on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 1:00 pm with visitation one hour prior at Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, 3627 Linden Ave S.E., Grand Rapids, (one block west of Eastern Ave.)

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  1. Gene WOLFERT on July 19, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    Maria you and your family have my sencere sympathy. I grew up with Richard and Shiirley as neighbors. I will be out of town this weekend so I cann,t be at the memorial. Please give my sympathy to Lloyd and Shirley also.

    Gene Wolfert

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