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Denise Close

April 27, 1965 — March 15, 2023

Denise Marie Close, age 57, of Coopersville, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2023. She was born in Grand Rapids, MI to Charles and Joan (Saliers) Falk. Denise loved to spend time with her family and grandchildren, enjoyed reading her Bible and other books, having long conversations about anything, and gardening. Denise is preceded in death by her father, Charles Falk, and brother, Mark Falk. She will be deeply missed by her children Rachel Close, Tabitha (Jake) Molyneux, Leah (Chad) Sawyer, Johnathon Close and Marissa Adams, Rebekah (Doug) Sawyer; grandchildren, Chad Sawyer Jr., Hadalee Close; mother, Joan Falk; and siblings, Robyn (Mike) Replogle, Tim Falk, Laurie (Steve) Close, Kristine (Mike) Moore, Julie Falk, Kelly Falk and several nieces and nephews. In keeping with her wish, cremation has taken place. Online condolences may be left on her tribute wall at

Throop Funeral Home

Coopersville, 616-837-8161

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