Cover photo for Helene Busman's Obituary

Helene Busman

d. September 20, 2017

Helene Elizabeth Busman, age 98, of Coopersville, fell asleep on earth and awoke in Heaven in the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband James Busman on Jan 14, 2013, her parents Sie and Minnie (Witcop) VanAllsburg, and brother Vernon VanAllsburg. Helene was a lifelong resident of Coopersville and graduate of Coopersville High School. She had a deep Christian Faith and was active at the Coopersville Reformed Church for many years where she played the piano for Sunday School Worship. Helene enjoyed gardening, canning, sewing, was a meticulous housekeeper and even better cook making wonderful pies, cakes and desserts. Surviving are her children, Richard (Karen) Busman, Karen (Nate) Burnell, Stanley (Ruth) Busman and Sandy (Ken) Cott; grandchildren, Kris (Sue) Busman, Ryan (Carrie) Busman, Todd (Jamie) Busman, Shelly (Curt) VanBeek, Cindy (Steve) Gronsman, Kenny Cott, Kelsey (Jim) Sjoberg and David Cott; 14 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Norma Busman, Florence "Pokey" DeGraff; brothers-in-law, Rev John Busman and Dale Alberda; many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M. Monday at Little Farms Chapel, 2518 Arthur St, Coopersville, MI 49404 with Rev Robert VanManen. Burial in the Coopersville-Polkton Twp. Cemetery. Visitation Sunday afternoon from 2-5 pm at the Throop Funeral Home in Coopersville and Monday one hour prior to the service at Church. The family extends a special thank you to Visiting Angels and Brookcrest for the care given to their Mother. Jude 1:vs 24 - 25, Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, And to present you faultless Before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy, To God our Savior, Who alone is wise, Be glory and majesty, Dominion and power, Both now and forever. Amen. Memorial donations may be made to Gideons International, Allendale Campus, P.O. Box 336, Allendale, MI 49401. An online guestbook may be signed at Throop Funeral Home Coopersville 616-837-8161


Sunday Sep. 24th, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm at Throop Funeral Home
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Monday Sep. 25th, 2017
12:00pm to 1:00pm at Little Farms Chapel
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Monday Sep. 25th, 2017, 1:00pm at Little Farms Chapel
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at Coopersville-Polkton Twp Cemetery
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