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Harriet Sacksteder

September 27, 1931 — September 26, 2022

Harriet Jean (Bouwman-Heath) Sacksteder of Irons, Michigan, died peacefully on September 26, 2022, at the age of 90. Harriet was born on September 27, 1931 and raised in Coopersville by the late John and Sarah (Busman) Bouwman along with her three brothers, Gerald, William, and Frederick. Their mother passed away and they were raised by Jennie (Busman) Bouwman. She married her first husband, Donald Heath, in 1953, and had five children: Alan (Diane) Heath, Dennis Heath, Brian (Diane) Heath, Rhonda (Randy) LeMieux, and Brent Heath. During their 29 years of loving marriage until Donald’s passing in 1983, they enjoyed spending time with friends and family, and time at their cottage in Irons, Michigan. Harriet met her second husband, David Sacksteder, moved to Irons, and the two were married in 1987. Together they enjoyed fishing, antique shopping, and spending time with their families. After 25 years of marriage, David passed away in 2012. Harriet is survived by her five children, two daughters-in-law, and her son-in-law, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. In keeping with her wish cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, September 30, 2022 at St Michael’s Catholic Church, 17150 88th Ave, Coopersville, MI 49404, with Fr. Mark Bauer celebrant. Interment will take place at Coopersville-Polkton Twp. cemetery. Relatives and friends may greet the family Friday one hour prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at church. In lieu of flowers, Harriet wishes for a more lasting memorial be contributed to Little Mary’s Hospitality House 1580 Seaman Road Wellston, MI 49689. To learn more about their mission visit http://www.littlemarys.org/. Online condolences may be left on her tribute wall at www.throopfh.com.

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Visitation

Friday, September 30, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St Michael's Catholic Church

17150 88th Ave, Coopersville, MI 49404

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Funeral Mass

Friday, September 30, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St Michael's Catholic Church

17150 88th Ave, Coopersville, MI 49404

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