Benard Siebolt Venema, 95, of Goshen, passed
away Saturday, February 9, 2013.
He retired after 22 years in the U.S. Air Force
having earned the rank of Senior Chief Master
Sergeant, worked for 10 years as the veterans
employment liason at the New York Department of
Labor in Malone, N.y. and was a Rotary member.
He was preceded in death by his wife, June
Watson Venema; and his parents, Siebolt and
He is survived by his daughters, Sherilyn (Tom)
Sabin, Deborah (Scott) Miller, Gayle (Malcolm)
Miner, and Cynthia King; son, Kurt Venema; nine
grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother,
William (Florence) Venema; and sister-in-law,
Services were Tuesday, Febuary 11 at Stoess
Online condolences may be made atwww.stoessfuneralhome.com