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Gene Marvin Kamps

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Gene Marvin Kamps Obituary
Gene Marvin Kamps, age 81, of Coopersville, was called home to his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 23, 2014. Gene was born in Wayland and a lifelong resident of Coopersville. He was a member of the Coopersville Christian Reformed Church where he served as a cadet leader, deacon and elder. Gene is the retired owner of Modern Office Interiors in Coopersville. He served in the U.S Army during the Korean War. Gene was a hardworking, generous man and enjoyed sharing his gift of building through mission trips to Puerto Rico and Romania.

Gene is preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Gertrude Kamps; and brothers, Abel, Edwin and Willis. He will be deeply missed by his wife, Flora, of 53 years; children, Kurt (Kathy) Kamps, Roy (Kristi) Kamps, Norman (Stephanie) Kamps, Marcia Kamps. He experienced the joy of seven grandchildren, Haley, Maddie, Emily, Noah, Haven, Ashton and Savannah; siblings, Clarence (Rena) Kamps, Gradus (Shirley) Kamps, Gertrude (Edward) VanderKolk; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Beatrice Slikkers, Isla (Floyd) DeBoer, Gerald (Bea) Visser and Ken Visser, Kaye (Joe) Vermeulen; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday, June 27, at 11 a.m. at Coopersville Christian Reformed Church with Pastor Steve Bussis officiating. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the Throop Funeral Home in Coopersville.

Memorials to Lamont Christian School or Camp Joy Youth Camp, Romania, c/o Bob Engelsman Ministries. Sign the online guestbook at www.throopfh.com.
Published in The Holland Sentinel on June 25, 2014
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