Lakeshore Memorial Services
11939 James Street
Friday, Apr. 11, 2014
Community Church of Douglas
6874 Wiley Road
See Services Detail
Koppenaal Pages (6)
See More >
See More >
1922 - 2014 |
Arnold James Koppenaal, age 92, of Fennville, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Douglas.
He was born on February 9, 1922, in Holland, to Leonard and Theresa (Walters) Koppenaal. On September 27, 1951, he married the love of his life, Yvonne (Mokma) Koppenaal.
Arnold was a proud veteran of the
Armed Guard where he served in
World War II
and spent a lot of time traveling around the world.
With an outstanding 6 million miles of safe driving under his belt, Arnold spent 48 years of his life driving a truck for various companies, including Hush Puppies until he retired.
Throughout Arnold's life, he enjoyed hiking, sailing and spending time with his family.
Arnold was preceded in death by his parents; his twin brother, John Koppenaal; his other brothers, Paul, Bob, and Kenneth Dale Koppenaal.
He is survived by his wife, Yvonne J. Koppenaal; his son, Kyle (Lucy) Koppenaal; his grandchildren, Kory Koppenaal, David Storey and Kristopher Arnold Koppenaal; his great-grandchildren, Romin and Kenya Storey; his sisters, Jean Dykema and Jackie Harris; his brother, Pete (Raelane) Koppenaal; his mother-in-law, Donna Makma; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, April 11, at Community Church of Douglas, 6874 Wiley Road, Douglas, MI 49406, with Dr. Daniel M. Miller officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice and the Community Church of Douglas.
to leave a message or memory for the Koppenaal family.
Published in The Holland Sentinel on Apr. 6, 2014
Listen to Obituary
Share a message, photo, or video below
What will you miss most about Arnold James Koppenaal?
Add a memory or condolence to the guest book
Please add or record a video for the family of
Add a video
Please add a photo and share in the life story for
Add a photo
Send Funeral Flowers
View Funeral Home Details
Donate to Charity
Sympathy and Condolence Advice
Grief Support Groups
Back to today's Obituaries
© Copyright 1999-2015
All Rights Reserved
Questions? Contact us
Search obituaries nationwide