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Kenneth Vandoorn

May 25, 1964 — July 17, 2019

Kenneth “Ken” VanDoorn, age 55, of Coopersville, was called home to his Lord, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 and is now cancer free. Ken was a member of the Coopersville Christian Reformed Church where he served as a Deacon. Ken and Audrey own and operate John’s Towing Service of Coopersville which he purchased from his mother and father in 1984. Ken was a people person always willing to help others and loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Audrey (Steenstra) VanDoorn; children, Erika (Josh) DeKoning, John (Lindsey) VanDoorn, Sara (Zeke) Hecksel and Ben “Butch” (Toni) VanDoorn; 5 grandchildren, Presley and Weston DeKoning, Ava VanDoorn, Lane Hecksel and Grace VanDoorn; parents, John and Alvina VanDoorn; sisters, Kristi (Marvin) Prins, Kathy (Albert) Lothschutz and Karla (Pete) Twork; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Hilda Steenstra; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Alice Dave Brinkert, Rick (Deb) Steenstra, Eric (Amy) Steenstra and Tricia Hanenburg; many nieces and nephews. In keeping with his wish cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the Coopersville High School, 198 East St, Coopersville, with Rev. Lloyd Hemstreet officiating. In lieu of flowers the family urges you to consider a memorial donation to Shields of Hope, 29 West Main Avenue, Zeeland, MI 49464 or Spectrum Health Hospice, 100 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49502. An online guestbook may be signed at

Throop Funeral Home

Coopersville 616-837-8161

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

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Coopersville High School

198 East St, Coopersville, MI 49404

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