Herman Keizer

Grand Rapids, Michigan


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Keizer, Herman Grand Rapids, Michigan Chaplain (Col) Herman Keizer, Jr. age 79, of Grand Rapids, received orders to report to his final duty station, Heaven, on Friday, December 22, 2017. He was preceded in death by his sister Ann (Ron) Hoekstra. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ardis; his...

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The Landis Family

Farewell until we meet again, Herm, dear brother in Christ. Our fondest memories are those from our service in the 25th Infantry Division, during which time you officiated at the wedding of our daughter, Kelly, and her husband, Rob, and then at the baptism of their first child, John. We are so happy that we have kept in touch since then (not nearly enough!. John graduated from the University of San Francisco and lives with his lovely wife, Lauren, in Dublin, CA. His identical twin sisters...

He was the best and favorite uncle. He meant more to me than I could ever say. His death made me sob than any death has before. I loved Herman Keizer. I loved him so very much. I wish he only knew.

Four Chaplains Memorial at Ford Museum 2014

May our God grant mercy and blessings to his family. May the reward of his service in ministry comfort their hearts, as we celebrate his life and love of family. Ken Stice, CH(COL-Ret)USA

May you Rest In Peace my friend.. Your work is done on earth, well done faithful servant. The Lord has a a house for you in Heaven, Rest well my faithful friend..

Chaplain Arlen Dove
Grand Rapids, MI

May the Lord give you and his love ones Peace this day and ever more. It has been a privilege and honor. With a grateful heart for his Service to our God, Country and Veteran Community.

God Bless you COL keizer. What a remarkable and inspirational career serving our country and our combat wounded Veterans. Thank you Sir and may you rest in eternal peace.
COL (r) Michael F. Herman, Post 833 Valparaiso, IN

I may not have gotten the chance to meet Chaplain Keizer, but I am deeply saddened to hear of his passing. He will truly be missed by all of us at the Military Order of the Purple Heart. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

It was a privilege and an honor to meet Chaplain Herman Keizer. He was a man of great honor and humility. May God watch out the family as Chaplain Keizer takes His rest.

Chaplain Adrienne Croskey